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Ben Nevis 16yo 1997 (55%, Abbey Whisky ‘The Rare Casks’ 2013, sherry hogshead, 96 btl.) – 86/100

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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  • Jorn: I agree, the first expressions tend to go up in value the most, - ofcourse -, but do you really think the Bowmore DC 2 will sink below 150,00 euro? N
  • WhiskyNotes: I tend to disagree. I would just wait for n°III and make sure you inform your favourite retailer that you want one beforehand. Buying a hyped product
  • Jorn: It's worth 150 allright, but mainly from a collector's point of view. That's where the market is. Like precious little stamps (Nothing wrong with that

Coming up

  • Tomatin 1988 (Malts of Scotland)
  • Aberfeldy 12 Year Old
  • GlenDronach 1994 PX cask #3397
  • GlenDronach 1994 PX cask #326
  • GlenDronach 1993 Oloroso cask #494
  • Blair Athol 2002 (Hepburn's Choice)
  • Fettercairn Fior
  • Bowmore Laimrig 15yo
  • Ben Nevis 2002 (Port cask #334)

1601 notes by Ruben

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