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Highland Park 15 yo ‘Freya’ (51,2%, OB 2014) – 87/100

Kilchoman 6 yo 2007 (60,4%, OB for Whisky in Leiden 2014, bourbon cask #142, 245 btl.) – 86/100

Edradour 2003 (57,4%, OB 2013, first fill bourbon cask, Ibisco decanter 4th release) – 80/100

Karuizawa 42 yo 1969 (61,3%, Number One Drinks 2012, bourbon cask #8183) – 90/100

Karuizawa 31 yo 1981 (60,0%, Shinanoya 2012, bourbon barrel #4961, 228 btl.) – 86/100

Karuizawa 1982 (46%, first fill bourbon cask #8497) – 88/100

Glenturret 34 yo 1977 (48,4%, Maltbarn 2012, bourbon barrel, 249 btl.) – 91/100

Undisclosed Speyside distillery 30 yo (40%, Master of Malt 2009, 3rd edition) – 85/100

GlenDronach ‘cask in a van’ tour – 21/09 – 25/09/2010

Speyside 33 yo 1976 (53%, Thosop 2010, cask #1420) – 86/100

Isle of Jura 11 yo 1999 Boutique Barrels (55%, OB 2010, Bourbon XU cask finish) – 85/100

Port Charlotte 9 yo 2001 (60,2%, Malts of Scotland 2010, bourbon cask #967) – 87/100

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  • WhiskyNotes: You're right, it is a refill bourbon cask. Sorry if I suggested otherwise, but I believe a single cask can never be 80% sherry and 20% bourbon like th
  • Tabrulavubeg: I've tried the 18yo Single Cask yesterday. It's really quite good, but from Ruben's conclusion "an exquisite version of this already really good dram"
  • Johan Andersson: Yes this cask is really fantastic. If you did the Cadenhead Warehouse tasting with Grant MacPherson in Campbeltown 2013 and until Open Day in May 2014

Coming up

  • Master of Malt Firecrackers
  • Smooth Ambler Old Scout 7yo
  • Kavalan bourbon cask for Belgium
  • Cardhu 18 Year Old
  • Port Askaig 19 Year Old
  • Bladnoch 1992 (The Nectar)
  • Ledaig 2005 (Maltbarn)

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