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Blended Scotch Whisky 21 yo 1988 (48%, Scotch Whisky Experience 2009, 498 btl.) – 82/100

Spirit of Freedom 30 yo (46%, Springbank 2014, 2014 btl.) – 89/100

SIA Scotch Whisky (43%, Spirit Imports 2013, 2500 btl.) – 75/100

Delilah’s 20th Anniversary (40%, Compass Box 2013, 6324 btl.) – 84/100

The Black Grouse ‘Alpha Edition’ (40%, OB 2013) – 72/100

Johnnie Walker 18 yo Platinum Label (40%, OB 2013) – 81/100

Vintage 1979 – 33 yo blend (52,2%, Svenska Eldvatten 2013, 197 btl.) – 89/100

Johnnie Walker Gold Label Reserve (40%, OB 2013) – 83/100

Grant’s Ale CaskGrant’s Ale Cask (40%, OB ‘Cask Editions’ +/- 2013) – 73/100

The Lost Distilleries Blend (50,9%, Master of Malt 2014, 97 btl.) – 91/100

Grant’s 18 yo (40%, OB +/- 2013) – 83/100

The General (53,4%, Compass Box 2013, 1698 btl.) – 90/100

Johnnie Walker Blue Label (40%, OB) – 81/100

Big Peat ‘Christmas Edition’ 2013 (54,9%, Douglas Laing 2013) – 84/100

Teeling Whiskey (46%, OB 2013) – 79/100

Johnnie Walker Double Black (40%, OB +/- 2013) – 83/100

Johnnie Walker Red Label (40%, OB +/- 2013) – 65/100
Johnnie Walker Black Label 12 Year Old (40%, OB +/- 2013) – 74/100

White & Mackay 19 yo ‘Old Luxury’ (40%, OB 2013) – 80/100

Cutty Sark ‘Cask Strength’ (51,4%, OB for Caskstrength.net, 500 btl.) – 78/100

Cutty Sark ‘Prohibition Edition’ (50%, OB 2013) – 77/100

Grant’s Stand Fast – 1912 blend remake

Cutty Sark Storm (40%, OB 2012) – 80/100

Cutty Sark 25 yo ‘Tam o’Shanter’ (46,5%, OB 2012, 5000 btl.) – 88/100

Cutty Sark: The making of a whisky brand – book review

Ootori 15 yo (40%, OB, 66 cl.) – 79/100

Black Bull ‘Special Reserve No. 1’ (46,6%, Duncan Taylor 2011, 978 btl.) – 86/100

DYC

DYC (40%, OB 2010) – 60/100

Nikka ‘From the barrel’ (51,4%, OB 2010, 50cl) – 80/100

Bailie Nicol Jarvie (40%, OB 2011) – 80/100

The John Walker – Johnnie Walker Blue Label

Old Rarity (86.8 proof, Bulloch Lade & Co. ca. 1940, 4/5 quart) – 84/100

Berry’s Speyside Reserve (46%, Berry Bros & Rudd 2009) – 81/100

Jameson 12 yo ‘Special Reserve’ (40%, OB 2009) – 77/100

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  • Taco: I'm about finished with a bottle of this and am still amazed at how good it is. It's much more subtle than the popular sherry finished whiskers, but
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  • Johan Andersson: I'm in Campbeltown right now for the Springbank Open Day on Thursday. This review is really spot on. I really love Longrow and especially the 18 it be

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1789 notes by Ruben

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