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Glenfarclas 40 yo 1971 (51%, OB Family Cask VII 2011, sherry butt #150, 468 btl.) – 91/100

Lagavulin 37 yo 1976 (51%, OB 2013, 1868 btl.) – 94/100

Tormore 29 yo 1984 (51%, Archives ‘The Fishes of Samoa’ 2013, barrel #3669, 90 btl.) – 88/100

Mortlach 16 yo 1997 (51%, Liquid Treasures & The Whisky Agency2013, bourbon hogshead, 176 btl.) – 83/100

Ardbeg 31 yo 1974 (51,0%, OB 2005, bourbon cask #2749, 120 btl.) – 91/100

BenRiach 35 yo 1975 (51%, OB for Asta Morris Belgium 2011, cask #7227, 236 btl.) – 93/100

Tomatin 34 yo 1976 (51%, Nectar of the Daily Drams 2010, sherry butt) – 92/100

Caol Ila 25 yo (51%, Kintra 2010, bourbon hogshead, cask #5395) – 88/100

Tyrconnell 1992 Ambassador’s Choice (51%, OB 2009 for Belgium) – 84/100

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  • WhiskyNotes: Good point Diego, it's important to coat the glass with whisky indeed. It helps it to evaporate and bring out the aromas, and take away the residuals
  • Diego Sandrin: i agree, N.5. The way i use it is i fill it up 2cl and then put it flat (horizontal) on the table, don't fill it more than 2cl or it will spill out, a
  • Basidium: I am partial to the Glencairn Crystal Canadian Whisky Glass as it is closer to what I am used to in a standard whiskey tumbler. It still narrows the t

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WhiskyNotes - Ruben LuytenThis blog is my personal collection of impressions, written while searching for the ultimate single malt whisky.