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Clynelish Select Reserve (54,9%, OB 2014, Special Release, 2964 btl.) – 90/100

Arran 17 yo 1996 (54,9%, Malts of Scotland 2014, sherry butt, ref. 14029, 612 btl.) – 83/100

Big Peat ‘Christmas Edition’ 2013 (54,9%, Douglas Laing 2013) – 84/100

Bowmore 18 yo 1995 (54,9%, Whisky-Fässle for Malt Monkey 2013, sherry cask) – 90/100

BenRiach 35 yo 1976 (54,9%, OB 2012, hogshead #8804, peated, 232 btl.) – 89/100

Highland Park 18 yo ‘Earl Haakon’ (54,9%, OB 2011, 3300 btl.) – 84/100

BenRiach 19 yo 1991 (54,9%, OB 2010, cask #4389, Virgin American Oak finish, 306 btl.) – 87/100

Macduff 25 yo 1984 (54,9%, Thosop 2009, Bourbon cask, 120 btl.) – 86/100

Mannochmore 18 yo 1990 (54,9%, OB 2009, 2604 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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WhiskyNotes - Ruben LuytenThis blog is my personal collection of impressions, written while searching for the ultimate single malt whisky.