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Balmenach 35 yo 1979 (53,4%, Sansibar 2014, bourbon cask, 127 btl.) – 88/100

Bowmore 10 yo 2003 (53,4%, Whisky-Doris 2013, bourbon cask #20188, 179 btl.) – 88/100

The General (53,4%, Compass Box 2013, 1698 btl.) – 90/100

Dalmore 12 yo 2000 (53,4%, Malts of Scotland 2012, sherry hogshead, MoS 12035, 290 btl.) – 86/100

Glenrothes 23 yo 1988 (53,4%, Archives 2012, refill sherry hogshead #7318, 80 btl.) – 85/100

Speyside 42 yo 1969 (53,4%, The Whisky Fair 2011, ex-bourbon cask, 156 btl.) – 89/100

Tormore 16 yo 1995 (53,4%, Whisky-Doris 2011, bourbon hogshead #20213, 132 btl., In memoriam Horst Manthée) – 85/100

Inchgower 36 yo 1974 (53,4%, Master of Malt 2011, refill sherry hogshead) – 90/100

Glen Garioch 20 yo 1988 ‘Old Grandad Whisky’ (53,4%, SMWS 2009, 19.44, 251 btl.) – 81/100

Bowmore 26 yo 1982 (53,4%, Master of Malt 2009, 195 btl.) – 82/100

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  • Gal(WhiskyIsrael): Just tasted this one. WOW. i am very very impressed Ruben. Amazing BFYB for 40 euro. this feels much older and so complex. WOW again. dang!
  • bakerman: I will look for the cheaper unpeated Caol Ila as I am interested to compare it with the younger versions released earlier (8 and 12 years). I will als
  • WhiskyNotes: It may be just a detail, but I said "a relatively modest price increase", not a modest price! It's true that the price is heavy, especially because I

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