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Port Ellen 29 yo 1983 (52%, Maltbarn 2012, bourbon cask, 86 btl.) – 92/100

Caol Ila 30 yo 1982 (52%, The Coopers Choice for Limburg Whisky Fair 2013, bourbon hogshead #4721, 275 btl.) – 92/100

Bunnahabhain 22 yo 1990 (52%, Whisky-Fässle 2013, sherry cask) – 79/100

Lagavulin 21 yo 1991 (52%, OB 2012, first fill sherry, 2772 btl.) – 92/100

Inchgower 1980 (52%, The Whisky Agency ‘Sea Life’ 2012, refill sherry butt, 456 btl.) – 72/100

Glenfarclas 40 yo 1971 (52%, OB Family Cask for Silver Seal 2011, cask #148, 473 btl.) – 92/100

Nikka Yoichi 20 yo (52%, OB 2008, 22G10B) – 91/100

Caol Ila 32 yo 1979 (52%, The Whisky Agency & The Nectar 2011, bourbon hogshead, 242 btl.) – 90/100

Glenlossie 35 yo 1975 (52%, The Whisky Agency ‘Grotesque Crocs’ 2011, bourbon hogshead, 212 btl.) – 87/100

Bowmore 10 yo 2000 (52%, Kintra 2010, cask SC003, 60 btl.) – 82/100

Old Pulteney WK499 ‘Isabella Fortuna’ (52%, OB 2010, 18.000 btl., travel retail, 100cl) – 85/100

Amrut 5 yo 2004 (52%, OB 2009 for Crombé, cask #2930, 221 btl.) – 88/100

Glengoyne 37 yo 1972 (52%, Nectar of the Daily Drams 2010) – 91/100

Port Ellen 29yo 1979 (52%, Old Bothwell for Lindores 2009, cask #1654, 11 btl.) – 91/100

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  • MARS: On this point I can only agree, even the badest karuizawa is higly wanted and really expensive. ;-) Personaly I have nothing against the fact that the
  • WhiskyNotes: I'm not counting new releases - the producer can basically ask any price you want regardless of the real value. That leaves us with a couple of 1972's
  • MARS: The last 35 years old cost 1400€, the 1972's rare malt are at 4000/5000€(minimum minimorum) at auction and the 1972/40 years old release of last y

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