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Burnside 25 yo 1989 (50,9%, Maltbarn 2014, bourbon cask, 167 btl.) – 88/100

Glen Elgin 29 yo 1985 (45,6%, Maltbarn 2014, bourbon cask, 122 btl.) – 87/100

Littlemill 24 yo 1990 (50,6%, Maltbarn 2014, 158 btl.) – 92/100

Glen Grant 40 yo 1972 (51,6%, Maltbarn 2012, sherry cask, 49 btl.) – 92/100

Port Ellen 29 yo 1983 (52%, Maltbarn 2012, bourbon cask, 86 btl.) – 92/100

Ben Nevis 16 yo 1997 (53,2%, Maltbarn 2013, bourbon barrel, 91 btl.) – 80/100

Bunnahabhain 26 yo 1987 (49,9%, Maltbarn 2014, sherry butt, 121 btl.) – 88/100

Caol Ila 33 yo 1979 (52,7%, Maltbarn 2013, ex-bourbon cask, 55 btl.) – 91/100

Port Charlotte 11 yo 2002 (54,7%, Maltbarn 2013, sherry cask, 78 btl.) – 89/100

Tomintoul 40 yo 1972 (48,5%, Maltbarn 2012, bourbon cask, 47 btl.) – 89/100

Bowmore 11 yo 2001 (53,6%, Maltbarn 2012, sherry butt, 175 btl.) – 89/100

Tomatin 36 yo 1976 (50,7%, Maltbarn 2012, sherry butt, 102 btl.) – 90/100

Littlemill 20 yo 1992 (52,4%, Maltbarn 2012, bourbon barrel, 131 btl.) – 87/100

Glenrothes 22 yo 1990 (50,7%, Maltbarn 2012, sherry cask, 151 btl.) – 84/100

Clynelish 14 yo 1998 (49,5%, Maltbarn 2012, bourbon barrel, 123 btl.) – 88/100

Glenburgie 23 yo 1989 (52,6%, Maltbarn 2012, bourbon barrel, 115 btl.) – 86/100

Glen Spey 34 yo 1977 (52,4%, Maltbarn 2012, bourbon barrel, 124 btl.) – 89/100

Glenturret 34 yo 1977 (48,4%, Maltbarn 2012, bourbon barrel, 249 btl.) – 91/100

Balmenach 32 yo 1979 (53,1%, Maltbarn 2012, bourbon barrel, 209 btl.) – 90/100

Caperdonich 38 yo 1972 (55,6%, Maltbarn 2011, ex-sherry butt, 73 btl.) – 88/100

Caol Ila 30 yo 1980 (56,3%, Maltbarn 2011, ex-sherry butt, 66 btl.) – 91/100

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  • Duty: My last 30-yo Caol Ila Single Cask was purchased at £55 about 5 years ago. The Bladnoch Forum CI 30 was 55 + the 25-yo was £45 as I recall.
  • Tony: yeah - the price is why I have held off. I bought 3 indie 30 year old Caol Ilas for the price of this one. There are nearly 6000 bottles - will be ha
  • HP: I think this is an amazing whisky. It is one of my 3 "if you could only have 3 bottles of whisky what would they be?" choices. Pure bliss. Very hard t

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