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Lagavulin 1995 ‘Feis Ile’ (54,7%, OB 2014, European sherry oak butts, 3500 btl.) – 93/100

Ardbeg Day / Feis Ile 2012

Bunnahabhain 18 yo (51,4%, OB for Feis Ile 2010, PX cask, 384 btl.) – 81/100

Bruichladdich 2004 Islay barley (57,5%, OB for Feis Ile 2010, fresh sherry butt, 1060 btl.) – 76/100

Caol Ila 10 yo 1999 (61,9%, OB 2010, Feis Ile, sherry cask #305646) – 89/100

Bowmore 25 yo (53,1%, OB 2010, Feis Ile, 100 btl.) – 68/100

Lagavulin 1994 (52,7%, OB for Feis Ile 2010, sherry cask #3210, 528 btl.) – 91/100

Laphroaig Cairdeas Master Edition (57,3%, OB 2010, Feis Ile, 5000 btl.) – 85/100

Ardbeg 1998 (54%, OB 2009, Cask #1189, Feis Isle 2009, 252 btl.) – 92/100

Ardbeg 1998 (54,7%, OB 2009, Cask #1190, Feis Isle 2009, 282 btl.) – 91/100

Bunnahabhain ‘Mòine’ (58,4%, OB 2009, Feis Isle 2009, 642 btl.) – 82/100

Bruichladdich 1993 ‘Oirthir gàidheal’ (53,6%, OB 2009, Feis Isle 2009, Cask #13, 1000 btl.) – 83/100

Bowmore 9yo 1999 (57,1%, OB 2009, Feis Isle 2009, 900 btl.) – 86/100

Caol Ila 1996 (58%, OB 2009, Cask #19313, Feis Isle 2009) – 92/100

Laphroaig Cairdeas 12yo (57,5%, OB 2009, Feis Isle 2009, 5000 btl.) – 88/100

Feis Ile is the yearly festival on Islay. It’s not all about whisky, but traditionally each of the distilleries presents a special bottling only available at that time. The festival is over and I’ve had a shipment with most of this year’s releases, so let’s get dramming. Over the next ten days, I’ll be reviewing […]

Laphroaig Cairdeas (55%, OB 2008, 3600 btl.) – 84/100

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