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Kininvie 23 yo 1990 (42,6%, OB 2014, hogsheads & sherry butts, 9686 btl, Batch 002, 35 cl.) – 84/100

Burnside 24 yo 1989 (51,7%, Whiskybase 2014, barrel #12452, 207 btl.) – 88/100

Kininvie 23 yo 1990 (42,6%, OB 2013, hogsheads & sherry butts, 7000 btl, Batch 001, 35 cl.) – 81/100

Balvenie Tun 1401 (50,2%, OB 2013, batch 8, 2.700 btl.) – 92/100

4th Confidential Cask, 20 yo 1993 (50,3%, Kintra 2013, bourbon hogshead #1791, 295 btl.) – 84/100

Balvenie 12 yo Single Barrel (47,8%, OB 2013, first fill bourbon cask #12742) – 82/100

Balvenie ‘Tun 1858’ (50,4%, OB 2012, batch #1, Taiwan) – 90/100

Balvenie ‘Tun 1401’ (49,8%, OB 2012, batch 6, 2500 btl.) – 88/100

Grant’s Stand Fast – 1912 blend remake

Balvenie ‘Tun 1401’ (50,1%%, OB 2012, batch 5, 2862 btl.) – 91/100

Balvenie ‘Tun 1401’ (50,6%, OB 2011, batch 2, around 3000 btl.) – 91/100

Balvenie Whisky Academy

Monkey Shoulder (40%, OB 2008) – 74/100

Balvenie 14 yo ‘Cuban Selection’ (43%, OB 2009) – 83/100

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  • bakerman: I will look for the cheaper unpeated Caol Ila as I am interested to compare it with the younger versions released earlier (8 and 12 years). I will als
  • WhiskyNotes: It may be just a detail, but I said "a relatively modest price increase", not a modest price! It's true that the price is heavy, especially because I
  • Tabrulavubeg: Actually the Lagavulin 12yo this year has to be the 14th release. Although the prices for the other bottlings are even more "crazy", I am not sharin

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