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Glengoyne 13 yo 1999 (53,8%, OB for Germany 2012, Bodegas Tradición Palo Cortado finish, 477 btl.) – 81/100

Ben Nevis 47 yo 1966 (45,9%, OB for Alambic Classique 2013, sherry cask #3640, 128 btl.) – 93/100

Glenglassaugh 40 yo 1972 (43,1%, C&S Dram Exceptional 2013, refill sherry butt, 300 btl.) – 90/100

Brora 30 yo 1972 (46,6%, Douglas Laing Old Malt Cask for Alambic Classique 2002, 204 btl.) – 94/100

Glenglassaugh 39 yo 1972 (57,5%, OB for Germany 2012, refill butt #2896, 516 btl.) – 93/100

Liquid Sun – whisky label by The Whisky Agency

So it’s all true. The Whisky Fair in Germany is probably the best whisky festival out there. Full stop. It’s even bigger than I expected, and the number of both newly launched bottles and legendary old stuff is impressive. The best thing is that I hardly saw standard supermarket whisky, this is a place where […]

Whisky Fair Limburg 2011

Longmorn 35 yo 1975 (40,5%, Nectar of the Daily Drams for Germany, bourbon hogshead) – 87/100

Ardbeg 28 yo 1972 (50,1%, Douglas Laing for Alambic Classique Germany 2000, 234 btl.) – 94/100

Bowmore 9 yo 2001 (46%, The Nectar of the Daily Drams for Germany 2010, bourbon cask) – 84/100

Clynelish 15 yo 1995 (52,7%, Nectar of the Daily Drams for Germany 2010, ex-bourbon) – 86/100

Balmenach 10 yo 2000 (46%, Liquid Treasures & Villa Konthor 2011, bourbon hogshead) – 84/100

Bowmore 16 yo 1993 (53,5%, Whisky-Fässle 2010, 226 btl.) – 90/100

Villa Konthor, Limburg an der Lahn (Germany)

Mara – Malt-Rarities – Limburg an der Lahn // Roland Puhl & Carsten Ehrlich

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  • SK: And just to prove a point, all of the bottles are still available in places where they usually run out. Lets see how many will be still available whe
  • SK: 2 years ago I tried the Caol Ila 1982 from Archives. What a fantastic whisky. Since then I always try to stock these Caol Ila from the 80s. Sadly no
  • WhiskyNotes: The real problem is that Caol Ila isn't selling (mature) casks to independent bottlers any more, from what I've heard, so chances are low we'll see mo

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  • Spirit of Freedom 30 Years
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  • Benromach 5 Year Old

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