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Springbank 12 yo ‘Cask Strength’ (53,2%, OB 2014, Batch 10, ref. 14/532) – 86/100

Glenrothes 16 yo 1997 (53,2%, Kintra 2014, bourbon hogshead #15720, 137 btl.) – 85/100

Ledaig 10 yo 2004 (51,6%, Liquid Art 2014, 176 btl.) – 87/100
Ledaig 10 yo 2004 (53,2%, Liquid Treasures 2014, bourbon hogshead, 179 btl.) – 86/100

Bowmore 12 yo 2002 (53,2%, The Whisky Agency 2014, refill hogshead, 348 btl.) – 87/100

Ben Nevis 16 yo 1997 (53,2%, Maltbarn 2013, bourbon barrel, 91 btl.) – 80/100

Highland Park 23 yo 1989 (53,2%, Malts of Scotland 2012, bourbon hogshead, MoS 12030, 281 btl.) – 83/100

Isle of Arran 16 yo 1995 (53,2%, The Whisky Agency & The Nectar 2012, refill hogshead, 188 btl.) – 88/100

Macallan 60 yo ‘Lalique’ (53,2%, OB 2011, Lalique decanter, 400 btl.) – 94/100

Clynelish 22 yo 1989 (53,2%, Malts of Scotland 2012, bourbon hogshead MoS 12012, 235 btl.) – 91/100

Glen Grant 39 yo 1972 (53,2%, The Whisky Agency ‘Perfect Dram’ 2011, ex-sherry cask, 119 btl.) – 92/100

GlenDronach 20 yo 1989 (53,2%, OB 2010, Pedro Ximenez sherry puncheon #3315, 522 btl.) – 90/100

Strathisla 49 yo 1960 (53,2%, Gordon & MacPhail for The Whisky Fair 2010, Book of Kells) – 92/100

Brora 30yo (53,2%, OB 2009, 8th Edition, 2652 btl.) – 90/100

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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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  • Tomatin 1997 (Liquid Library)

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