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Aberlour 8 yo (50%, OB early 1970’s, Italian market, cube shaped bottle, small cork stopper) – 91/100

Ledaig 8 yo 2005 (51,3%, The Whisky Mercenary 2014) – 86/100

Strathisla 8 yo ‘70° Proof’ (40%, Gordon & MacPhail 1970’s, 26 3/4 fl. oz) – 77/100

Travellers 8 yo 2005 (49,5%, The Whisky Agency 2013, single barrel rum, 282 btl.)

Glentauchers 8 yo 2005 (48,2%, Sansibar 2013, sherry cask, 244 btl.) – 84/100

BenRiach 8 yo 2005 (58,1%, OB 2013, virgin American oak hogshead #3782, 310 btl.) – 79/100

Glenrothes 8 yo (40%, Gordon & MacPhail, mid 1970’s) – 71/100

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

GlenDronach 8 yo 2002 (58%, OB for Cask in a Van 2010, cask #4521, Virgin oak hogshead finish, 312 btl.) – 82/100

Millstone 8 yo 2000 (40%, OB 2009, French oak finish) – 75/100

Ledaig 8 yo 2001 (61%, The Nectar of the Daily Drams 2010) – 83/100

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  • MARS: On this point I can only agree, even the badest karuizawa is higly wanted and really expensive. ;-) Personaly I have nothing against the fact that the
  • WhiskyNotes: I'm not counting new releases - the producer can basically ask any price you want regardless of the real value. That leaves us with a couple of 1972's
  • MARS: The last 35 years old cost 1400€, the 1972's rare malt are at 4000/5000€(minimum minimorum) at auction and the 1972/40 years old release of last y

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  • Mortlach 1995 'Stem Ginger Preserve' (Wemyss)
  • Dalmore Valour
  • Aberlour a'bunadh Batch #50
  • Glendronach 8yo (Whiskymanufaktur)
  • Yamazaki 12 Year Old
  • Tomatin 1997 (Liquid Library)

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