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Springbank 33 yo 1970 (54,4%, Adelphi 2003, sherry cask #1622)

Lochside 46 yo 1965 (52,3%, Adelphi 2011, sherry cask #6778, single blend, 499 btl.) – 92/100

Strathmill 31 yo 1976 (44,8%, Adelphi 2008, cask #1126, 227 btl.) – 77/100

Bunnahabhain 35 yo 1974 (56,6%, Adelphi 2009, sherry cask #4780, 200 btl.) – 91/100

Adelphi has a good reputation as an independent bottler. Their Inchgower 26y 1980 won a gold medal at the 2008 Malt Maniacs Awards, and their undisclosed ‘Breath of Islay’ and ‘Breath of the Isles’ bottlings are also highly regarded. Now they’re launching another undisclosed whisky named Fascadale (meaning “ship’s haven”). It’s a limited release of […]

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  • SK: And just to prove a point, all of the bottles are still available in places where they usually run out. Lets see how many will be still available whe
  • SK: 2 years ago I tried the Caol Ila 1982 from Archives. What a fantastic whisky. Since then I always try to stock these Caol Ila from the 80s. Sadly no
  • WhiskyNotes: The real problem is that Caol Ila isn't selling (mature) casks to independent bottlers any more, from what I've heard, so chances are low we'll see mo

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  • Inchgower 1975 (Maltbarn)
  • Octomore 6.3 258ppm
  • Peated Irish 1991 (Eiling Lim)
  • Ardbeg 1974 for Christmas
  • Spirit of Freedom 30 Years
  • Elements of Islay Cl7
  • Benromach 5 Year Old

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