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Isle of Jura 18yo 1972 (55,5%, SMWS 1991, ref. 31.4, 75 cl.) – 94/100

Glengoyne 40 yo 1972 (55,5%, Malts of Scotland 2012, sherry hogshead, ref. MoS 12044, 254 btl.) – 94/100

Port Ellen 28 yo 1983 (55,5%, Silver Seal & Whiskybase 2011, cask S1462, 60 btl.) – 92/100

Port Ellen 28 yo 1983 (55,5%, Old Bothwell 2011, cask #230, 179 btl.) – 92/100

Port Ellen 27 yo 1983 ‘While my whisky gently weeps’ (55,5%, The Whiskyman 2011, 120 btl.) – 92/100

Dalmore 14 yo 1996 (55,5%, Master of Malt 2011) – 78/100

Tomintoul 15 yo 1992 (55,5%, Norse Cask Selection 2008, hogshead CS059, 227 btl.) – 83/100

Inchgower 36 yo 1974 (55,5%, Whisky-Doris 2010, refill sherry cask #1476, 167 btl.) – 90/100

Laphroaig 10yo 1998 (55,5%, Malts of Scotland 2009, sherry cask #MoS 15, 201 btl.) – 90/100

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  • WhiskyNotes: It's an aroma I picked up on the nose, not a flavour you should taste. I've seen other people mention rubbery notes, dust, wet cement... all in the sa
  • Henry V.: A clear bike tube/plastic taste? I don't get that, just got a bottle and can't taste the plastic nor bike tube, maybe I drank too much of it? Rest of
  • sjoerd972: The looking around tip is great. Prices vary hugely. I made the mistake last year of buying one for £ 90, while I could have had it for about € 80

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  • GlenDronach 1993 Oloroso cask #494
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  • Ben Nevis 2002 (Port cask #334)
  • Ardmore 2000 (Liquid Library)

1609 notes by Ruben

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