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Vintage 1979 – 33 yo blend (52,2%, Svenska Eldvatten 2013, 197 btl.) – 89/100

Auchentoshan 15 yo 1998 (52,2%, Kintra 2014, bourbon hogshead #102347) – 82/100

Littlemill 20 yo 1992 (52,2%, Auld Alliance 2013, bourbon hogshead, 216 btl.) – 89/100

Caperdonich 20 yo 1992 (52,2%, Creative Whisky Co. 2012, The Tony Koehl series, cask #121137, 300 btl.) – 82/100

Littlemill 22 yo 1990 (52,2%, The Whisky Agency ‘Sea Life’ 2012, refill sherry butt, 719 btl.) – 87/100

Highland Park 30 yo 1981 (52,2%, The Whisky Agency ‘Fungi’ 2011, ex-bourbon wood, 198 btl.) – 90/100

BenRiach 33 yo 1977 (52,2%, OB 2010, cask #1033, Pedro Ximénez finish, 331 btl.) – 91/100

BenRiach 33 yo 1975 (52,2%, OB 2009, Tawny port finish, cask #4450, 648 btl.) – 89/100

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  • Tony: Well the 1401 batch 8 could be found easily in most places for £200 - indeed I got one for £180 with a discount. The £225 price was a bit high and
  • WhiskyNotes: Don't just look at the UK - it's not always representative for the rest of the world. The last 1401 for Europe was batch 8. I bought that one for €
  • Sam: Nicely written notes, not rated this myself yet. Just to confirm, it's nowhere near a 40% price rise though. The last 1401 released in the UK was at

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