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Kilchoman 5 yo 2009 (58,2%, OB for TastToe & Drankenshop, cask #576/2008, PX finish, 231 btl.) – 88/100
Kilchoman 5 yo 2009 (55,2%, OB for De Tongerse Whiskyvrienden & Whiskyclub Luxembourg, cask #262/2009, 100% Islay cask PX finish) – 87/100

Littlemill 21 yo 1992 (55,2%, Douglas Laing Director’s Cut 2013, hogshead ref. 9970, 113 btl.) – 86/100

Mortlach 21 yo 1992 (55,2%, Cadenhead Small Batch 2013, sherry cask, 228 btl.) – 88/100

GlenDronach ‘Cask Strength’ (55,2%, OB 2013, batch #2) – 88/100

Bowmore 15 yo 1998 (55,2%, Chester Whisky 2012, refill bourbon hogshead, 242 btl.) – 87/100

BenRiach 16 yo 1996 (55,2%, OB for Caskstrength.net, PX sherry hogshead #5614, 296 btl.) – 88/100

Bladnoch 21 yo 1990 (55,2%, Duncan Taylor Rare Auld, cask #3450, 134 btl.) – 82/100

Tomatin 21 yo 1988 (55,2%, A.D. Rattray 2010, cask #1088, 213 btl.) – 86/100

Oban NAS (55,2%, OB 2010, ‘only available at the distillery’, 8999 btl.) – 86/100

Port Ellen 27 yo 1982 (55,2%, Douglas Laing OMC 2009 for The Whisky Fair, ref. DL 4904, 133 btl.) – 91/100

Glengoyne 11 yo 1998 (55,2%, Malts of Scotland 2010, cask 1132, 272 btl.) – 86/100

Glen Grant 35 yo 1974 (55,2%, Duncan Taylor 2009 for The Nectar, cask #16582, 168 btl.) – 86/100

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  • WhiskyNotes: Good point Diego, it's important to coat the glass with whisky indeed. It helps it to evaporate and bring out the aromas, and take away the residuals
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