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Karuizawa 11yo ‘Spirit of Asama’ (48%, The Whisky Exchange 2012, vatting) – 82/100
Karuizawa 11yo ‘Spirit of Asama’ (55%, The Whisky Exchange 2012, vatting) – 85/100

GlenDronach 8 yo 2002 (55%, OB for Cask in a Van III 2011, PX sherry butt #2009, 660 btl.) – 86/100

Jura 30 yo 1973 (55%, OB 2003, cask 3155, 468 btl.) – 86/100

Highland Park 12 yo 1998 Saint Magnus (55%, OB 2010, 12.000 btl.) – 80/100

Macduff 25 yo 1984 (55%, Kintra 2009, cask CM143, 60 btl.) – 86/100

Nikka 12 yo ‘Single coffey malt’ (55%, OB 2008, 3027 btl.) – 73/100

Glen Mhor 27yo 1982 (55%, Signatory Vintage 2010, cask #1327, 235 btl.) – 83/100

Isle of Jura 11 yo 1999 Boutique Barrels (55%, OB 2010, Bourbon XU cask finish) – 85/100

Goldlys 1994 ‘Single cask Limousin’ (55%, OB 2009, 440 btl.) – 77/100

Tamnavulin 16 yo (55%, Master of Malt 2008) – 81/100

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  • WhiskyNotes: It says 'single cask Scotch whisky' on the label, so yes, technically it can even contain a bit of Girvan grain. Not that it matters a lot though.
  • kallaskander: Hi there, could be a teaspooned blenders cask... technically not a single malt then.... that seems more probable than letting an IB bring out the fir
  • Glenn Vanbellingen: If you put the 12 y origin at 40% head to head with the 12 y origin 46% you see it immediately or better you taste it immediately.

Coming up

  • Jura 1972 SMWS 31.4
  • Balblair 2002
  • Kavalan Solist sherry (for LMdW)
  • Tullibardine 1980 (Malts of Scotland)
  • Ardbeg 1998 (Malts of Scotland)

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