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GlenDronach 22 yo 1992 (59,4%, OB 2014, Oloroso sherry butt #199, 576 btl.) – 88/100

Bowmore 15 yo ‘Darkest’ (43%, OB 2013) – 80/100

Darkness! Benrinnes 15 yo (52,9%, Master of Malt 2014, Oloroso finish, 50 cl.) – 84/100
Darkness! Benrinnes 15 yo (53,3%, Master of Malt 2014, P.X. finish, 50 cl.) – 82/100

GlenDronach 20 yo 1993 (53%, OB 2013, oloroso cask #5, 645 btl.) – 91/100

GlenDronach 21 yo 1992 (59,8%, OB 2013, Oloroso butt #195, 566 btl.) – 82/100

Auchentoshan 32 yo 1979 (50,5%, OB 2012, first fill Oloroso butts, 1000 btl.) – 91/100

Sheep Dip 1999 (41,8%, OB 2012, Amoroso Oloroso, matured in Spain at Romate) – 78/100

GlenDronach 20 yo 1993 (52,6%, OB for The Whisky Fair 2013, oloroso sherry butt #13, 668 btl.) – 90/100

GlenDronach 39 yo 1972 (49,9%, OB 2011, oloroso cask #712, 466 btl.) – 93/100

Glenfarclas 9 yo 2002 (53%, OB for Master of Malt 2011, two oloroso sherry hogsheads) – 87/100

Macallan 21 yo 1990 (49,1%, Malts of Scotland 2011, Oloroso sherry hogshead #1134, 184 btl.) – 86/100

GlenDronach 17 yo 1994 (60,1%, OB 2011, oloroso butt #97, 617 btl.) – 77/100

GlenDronach 19 yo 1992 (59,2%, OB 2011, oloroso butt #161, 500 btl.) – 90/100

Arran 12 yo 1998 ‘The Westie’ (46%, OB 2011, 6000 btl.) – 84/100

Glengoyne Christmas Cask – cask #790

GlenDronach 14 yo 1996 (57,2%, Malts of Scotland 2010, oloroso cask #195, 287 btl.) – 82/100

GlenDronach 38 yo 1972 (51,5%, OB 2010, Oloroso sherry butt #718, 396 btl.) – 92/100

GlenDronach 39 yo 1971 (48,8%, OB 2010, Oloroso sherry butt #489, 541 btl.) – 91/100

GlenDronach 31 yo 1978 (51,2%, OB 2010, Oloroso sherry puncheon #3315, 522 btl.) – 89/100

GlenDronach 17 yo 1993 (60,5%, OB 2010, oloroso sherry butt #529, 627 btl.) – 75/100

GlenDronach 20 yo 1990 (57,9%, OB 2010, oloroso sherry butt #2621, 546 btl.) – 86/100

Today the recently re-launched distillery GlenDronach announced a new thirty-one year-old expression selected personally by Mr Billy Walker: GlenDronach Grandeur. It’s a selection of some of the oldest oloroso casks at GlenDronach. The expression is bottled at 45,8% (cask strength). The official tasting notes of GlenDronach Grandeur mention “fruits, nuts, berries, coffee and subtle sweet […]

GlenDronach 37 yo 1972 (53,3%, OB 2009 for LMdW, oloroso cask #705, 399 btl.) – 89/100

GlenDronach 13yo 1996 (59,4%, OB 2009, oloroso butt #193, 399 btl.) – 83/100

GlenDronach 16yo 1993 (60,4%, OB 2009, oloroso butt #523, 634 btl.) – 86/100

GlenDronach 16yo 1992 (57,2%, OB 2009, oloroso butt #1140, 598 btl.) – 90/100

Glenfarclas 39 yo 1970 (54,4%, The Perfect Dram 2009, first fill oloroso butt, 240 btl.) – 89/100

Auchentoshan Three Wood (43%, OB 2008) – 76/100

Bunnahabhain 34y 1974 (59,3%, The Whisky Agency 2008, Perfect Dram I, 300 btl.) – 91/100

Glenfarclas 1990 – The Family Malt Collection (43%, OB 2006) – 87/100

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  • Gal(WhiskyIsrael): Just tasted this one. WOW. i am very very impressed Ruben. Amazing BFYB for 40 euro. this feels much older and so complex. WOW again. dang!
  • bakerman: I will look for the cheaper unpeated Caol Ila as I am interested to compare it with the younger versions released earlier (8 and 12 years). I will als
  • WhiskyNotes: It may be just a detail, but I said "a relatively modest price increase", not a modest price! It's true that the price is heavy, especially because I

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  • GlenDronach 1990 (PX cask #2970)
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  • Ben Nevis 2002 (Port cask #334)
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