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Balvenie ‘Tun 1509’ (47,1%, OB 2014, batch 1) – 90/100

Burnside 25 yo 1989 (50,9%, Maltbarn 2014, bourbon cask, 167 btl.) – 88/100

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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  • 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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