Single malt whisky - tasting notes

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

Redbreast 15 Years old – 2005 edition (85/100) and 2009 edition (81/100)

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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  • pb: This had some very conflicting tastes. Without ice, I found it almost unbearable (maybe my palate isn't ready for 60% ABV)...but, without ice, there
  • pb: I managed to get my hands on this in the US---it's hardly available here. Easy drinking----hints of sweet caramel, coconut and vanilla. Really opens
  • Tabrulavubeg: The post is more than 3 years old. But I got to buy a bottle of Old Bothwell Cask 2039 today to find that this also was a bottling from the same cask!

Coming up

  • Littlemill 1992 (Whisky Mercenary)
  • Strathisla 8 Years Old (1970s)
  • Glen Grant 1992 (Old Particular)
  • Auchentoshan 15yo (Kintra)
  • Lagavulin 1997 Distillers Edition
  • Johnnie Walker 18yo Platinum Label
  • Ben Nevis 1997 (Maltbarn)
  • Karuizawa 45 Year Old (cask #2925)
  • Glengoyne 1999 (Palo Cortado)

1500 notes by Ruben

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