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Clynelish 27 yo 1974 (55,7%, Signatory Vintage 2001, cask #2570, 229 btl.) – 93/100

Port Ellen 1978 (55,7%, Thosop Handwritten 2005, refill sherry butt, 6 btl.) – 93/100

Arran 16 yo 1996 (55,7%, OB Private Cask for Jan Vissers 2013, oloroso sherry hogshead, 174 btl.) – 89/100

Highland Park 25 yo 1988 (55,7%, Cadenhead Small Batch 2013, sherry butts, 1086 btl.) – 91/100

Tamdhu 33 yo 1980 (55,7%, The Whisky Agency ‘Private Stock’ 2013, bourbon hogshead) – 87/100

Clynelish 1997 (55,7%, The Bonding Dram 2012, hogshead #5733) – 90/100

Port Ellen 27 yo 1983 (55,7%, Signatory Vintage 2010, cask #231, 501 btl.) – 93/100

Glenesk 25 yo 1983 (55,7%, Duncan Taylor 2009, sherry cask #4931, 294 btl.) – 65/100

Brora 30yo (55,7%, OB 2007, 6th Edition, 2958 btl.) – 94/100

Port Ellen 26 yo 1982 (55,7%, Old Bothwell 2009, cask #2473) – 89/100

Bunnahabhain 32y 1976 (55,7%, The Whisky Agency 2008, Shark series, 300 btl.) – 85/100

Laphroaig 10 yo Cask strength (55,7%, OB 2007) – 89/100

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  • Duty: My last 30-yo Caol Ila Single Cask was purchased at £55 about 5 years ago. The Bladnoch Forum CI 30 was 55 + the 25-yo was £45 as I recall.
  • Tony: yeah - the price is why I have held off. I bought 3 indie 30 year old Caol Ilas for the price of this one. There are nearly 6000 bottles - will be ha
  • HP: I think this is an amazing whisky. It is one of my 3 "if you could only have 3 bottles of whisky what would they be?" choices. Pure bliss. Very hard t

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  • Caol Ila 30 Year Old (2014)
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1679 notes by Ruben

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