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Springbank 12 yo ‘Cask Strength’ (53,2%, OB 2014, Batch 10, ref. 14/532) – 86/100

The Arran ‘Orkney Bere Barley’ 10yo 2004 Cask Strength (56,2%, OB 2014, bourbon barrels, 4890 btl.) – 86/100

Springbank 12 yo ‘Cask Strength’ (53,1%, OB 2013, Batch 5) – 84/100

Glenlivet 16 yo Nàdurra (54,3%, OB 2012, batch 0512T) – 86/100

GlenDronach ‘Cask Strength’ (55,2%, OB 2013, batch #2) – 88/100

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

Port Askaig 19 years ‘Cask strength’ (50,4%, Specialty Drinks 2012) – 87/100

GlenDronach ‘Cask strength’ (54,8%, OB 2012) – 90/100

Port Askaig 30 years ‘Cask strength’ (51,1%, Specialty Drinks 2012) – 90/100

Glenfarclas 105 20yo (60%, OB 2012, 4000 btl.) – 89/100

Port Charlotte 2001 ‘PC10’ (59,8%, OB 2012, 6000 btl.) – 88/100

BenRiach 16 yo 1996 (55,2%, OB for Caskstrength.net, PX sherry hogshead #5614, 296 btl.) – 88/100

Laphroaig 10 yo Cask Strength (58,3%, OB 2010, Batch #002) – 87/100

Connemara Turf Mór (58,2%, OB 2010, heavily peated, less than 20.000 btl.) – 87/100

Old Pulteney WK499 ‘Isabella Fortuna’ (52%, OB 2010, 18.000 btl., travel retail, 100cl) – 85/100

Ardbeg 31yo 1975 (53,7%, OB 2006, cask #1378, 453 btl) – 92/100

Laphroaig 10 yo Cask Strength (57,8%, OB 2009, Batch #001) – 86/100

Highland Park announced a new 12 years old bottling named Hjarta.

Port Askaig ‘Cask Strength’ (57,1%, Whisky Exchange 2009) – 82/100

Laphroaig 10 yo Cask strength (55,7%, OB 2007) – 89/100

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  • WhiskyNotes: I'm not counting new releases - the producer can basically ask any price you want regardless of the real value. That leaves us with a couple of 1972's
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