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Yellow Spot 12 yo (46%, Mitchell & Son +/- 2015) – 83/100

Irish single malts from independent bottlers are currently selling like hotcakes. We’ve seen old 1988 and 1989 expressions, the wonderful (peated) 1991s and several younger examples distilled early 2000s. All good to outstanding. Also on a more global scale, Irish distilleries achieved some excellent results and are growing at a much faster rate than their […]

Irish single malt 1991 – peated (52,2%, The Whisky Mercenary for Whiskysite.nl & Fisser 2015) – 91/100

Irish malt 6 yo 2009 (51,4%, Limburg Dramclub 2015, barrel, 141 btl.) – 85/100

Cooley 10y 1992 (59,3%, Cadenhead 2003, bourbon, 234 btl.) – 88/100

Redbreast 15 Years old – 2005 edition (86/100) and 2009 edition (82/100)

Connemara 10 yo 1999 (60,3%, OB 2010, Whisky Festival Gent, 222 btl.) – 85/100

Jameson 12 yo ‘Special Reserve’ (40%, OB 2009) – 77/100

Tyrconnell 1992 Ambassador’s Choice (51%, OB 2009 for Belgium) – 84/100

Redbreast 12y (40%, OB 2008) – 83/100

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Coming up

  • Top-5 of a little tasting
  • Highland Park 1995 (Whisky Mercenary)
  • Laphroaig Lp6 (Elements of Islay)
  • Irish Single Malt 27yo 1988 (The Nectar of the Daily Drams)
  • Irish Single Malt 16yo 1999 (The Nectar of the Daily Drams)
  • Bunnahabhain 1987 (Maltbarn)
  • Glen Garioch 1993 (Maltbarn)
  • Glenlivet 42yo (Cadenhead)
  • Auchentoshan 1994 (Whisky Agency)
  • Blended Malt Extra Old (Whisky Agency)
  • Woodford Reserve Master's Collection
  • Teeling 26yo Vintage Reserve
  • Springbank 2001 vintage

1859 notes by Ruben

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