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Talisker 25 yo (56,9%, OB 2006, 4860 btl.) – 91/100

Talisker 27 yo 1985 (56,1%, OB 2013, 3.000 btl.) – 92/100

Talisker Port Ruighe (45,8%, OB 2013) – 79/100

Talisker ‘Storm’ (45,8%, OB 2013) – 80/100

Talisker 2001 ‘Distillers Edition’ (45,8%, OB 2012, Amoroso sherry finish) – 87/100

Talisker 10 years old (45,8%, OB 2011) – 81/100

Talisker 21 yo 1986 (45%, G&M Secret Stills 2007, cask #1361-1363, 1860 btl.) – 89/100

Talisker 30yo (53,1%, OB 2009, 3000 btl.) – 92/100

Talisker 25yo (54,8%, OB 2009, 5862 btl.) – 88/100

Talisker 18 years old (45,8%, OB 2007) – 87/100

Talisker 12yo (45,8%, OB 2007, for Friends of Classic Malts, 21.500 btl.) – 82/100

Adelphi has a good reputation as an independent bottler. Their Inchgower 26y 1980 won a gold medal at the 2008 Malt Maniacs Awards, and their undisclosed ‘Breath of Islay’ and ‘Breath of the Isles’ bottlings are also highly regarded. Now they’re launching another undisclosed whisky named Fascadale (meaning “ship’s haven”). It’s a limited release of […]

Tasting notes of the new Daily Dram Undercover bottlings:
Undercover n°1 – Lagavulin 14y 1994 (53,1%, Daily Dram 2008, 196 btl.)
Undercover n°2 – Talisker 24y 1984 (51,9%, Daily Dram 2008, 82 btl.)
Undercover n°3 – Ardbeg / Laphroaig / Bowmore vatting (57,5%, Daily Dram 2008, 320 btl.)

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  • Tony: Well the 1401 batch 8 could be found easily in most places for £200 - indeed I got one for £180 with a discount. The £225 price was a bit high and
  • WhiskyNotes: Don't just look at the UK - it's not always representative for the rest of the world. The last 1401 for Europe was batch 8. I bought that one for €
  • Sam: Nicely written notes, not rated this myself yet. Just to confirm, it's nowhere near a 40% price rise though. The last 1401 released in the UK was at

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  • Macduff 1980 (Golden Cask)
  • Karuizawa 45 Year Old (cask #2725)
  • Cardhu 18 Year Old
  • Craigellachie 13 Years
  • Port Askaig 19 Year Old
  • Ledaig 2005 (Maltbarn)

1659 notes by Ruben

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