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Karuizawa 1981 (58,3%, OB for LMdW 2011, sherry butt #6207, 543 btl.) – 89/100

Karuizawa 1984 (61,6%, OB 2012, sherry butt #3692, 359 btl.) – 87/100

Tamdhu 9 yo 2005 (60,3%, The Ultimate 2015, sherry butt #353, 631 btl.) – 87/100

Rosebank 18 yo 1990 (48%, Ian MacLead Dun Bheagan 2008, sherry butt #611, 618 btl.) – 88/100

Bowmore 1998 ‘Cacao Geyser’ (46%, Wemyss 2014, sherry butt, 737 btl.) – 89/100

Karuizawa Vintage 45 yo 1967 (59,6%, OB for Taiwan 2012, Aqua of Life, sherry butt #2725, 310 btl.) – 94/100

Blair Athol 20 yo 1993 (57,8%, The First Editions 2013, sherry butt, 512 btl.) – 85/100

Arran 17 yo 1996 (54,9%, Malts of Scotland 2014, sherry butt, ref. 14029, 612 btl.) – 83/100

Bunnahabhain 23 yo 1990 (47,9%, Archives ‘Fishes of Samoa’ 2014, sherry butt #52, 201 btl.) – 86/100

Bunnahabhain 11 yo 2003 (58,8%, Signatory Vintage for The Bonding Dram and others 2014, sherry butt #1152, 627 btl.) – 87/100

Vintage 1979 – 33 yo blend (52,2%, Svenska Eldvatten 2013, 197 btl.) – 89/100

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

Bunnahabhain 33 yo 1980 (45,6%, Whisky-Doris 2013, sherry butt #92, 460 btl.) – 87/100

Karuizawa 35 yo 1977 (65,9%, OB 2012, sherry butt #4010, 427 btl.) – 93/100

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  • Tony: I wonder if the rest of the cask is the TWE 1981 just released with no cask number (and a similar though not identical strength)...
  • john marrinan: That is true, but to all intents and purposes a score of 87 is the same as a score of 90. I wouldn't be surprised if some of the maniacs scored it the
  • WhiskyNotes: It's not so much a matter of trusting a score as it is a matter of being able to relate to it.

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  • Fettercairn 1990 (Liquid Library)
  • Yamazaki 12 Year Old
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