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Springbank 18 yo 1996 (58,7%, OB for The Nectar 2014, refill bourbon, single cask, 210 btl.) – 91/100

Kavalan ex-bourbon 2009 (54,8%, OB for The Nectar 2014, cask #B091103031A, 193 btl.) – 86/100

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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  • Tony: I wonder if the rest of the cask is the TWE 1981 just released with no cask number (and a similar though not identical strength)...
  • john marrinan: That is true, but to all intents and purposes a score of 87 is the same as a score of 90. I wouldn't be surprised if some of the maniacs scored it the
  • WhiskyNotes: It's not so much a matter of trusting a score as it is a matter of being able to relate to it.

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  • Langatun Old Bear 2009 peated
  • Miltonduff 2005 (DT #837112)
  • Clynelish 1997 (Liquid Art)
  • Clynelish 1997 (Whisky Mercenary)
  • Clynelish 1997 (Maltbarn)
  • Laphroaig An Cuan Mor
  • Fettercairn 1990 (Liquid Library)
  • Yamazaki 12 Year Old
  • Tomatin 1997 (Liquid Library)

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