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Isle of Jura 18yo 1972 (55,5%, SMWS 1991, ref. 31.4, 75 cl.) – 94/100

Lochside 32 yo 1966 (61,2%, SMWS 1998, ref. 92.7) – 95/100

Craigellachie 1975 SMWS 44.5Craigellachie 20 yo 1975 (55,4%, SMWS 1994, 44.5) – 88/100

Glenfarclas 27 yo 1970 (56,8%, SMWS 1998, 1.83, 169 btl.) – 89/100

Laphroaig 20 yo (59,6%, SMWS 29.99 “Power and Scorched Earth”, sherry butt, 10 cl) – 82/100

Clynelish 31 yo 1972 (57,8%, SMWS 2004, 26.33) – 92/100

Highland Park 17 yo 1987 (51,3%, SMWS 2005, 4.102, 260 btl.) – 85/100

Glencraig 34 yo 1974 (50,5%, SMWS 2008, 104.9, 204 btl.) – 86/100

Hakushu 21 yo 1981 (60,7%, Single Malt Whisky Society 2003, SMWS 120.1, 373 btl.) – 86/100

Glenfarclas 42 yo 1966 ‘Exotic Dusky Maiden’ (44,4%, SMWS 2008, 1.146, 76 btl.) – 92/100

Glen Garioch 20 yo 1988 ‘Old Grandad Whisky’ (53,4%, SMWS 2009, 19.44, 251 btl.) – 81/100

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  • WhiskyNotes: You're right, it is a refill bourbon cask. Sorry if I suggested otherwise, but I believe a single cask can never be 80% sherry and 20% bourbon like th
  • Tabrulavubeg: I've tried the 18yo Single Cask yesterday. It's really quite good, but from Ruben's conclusion "an exquisite version of this already really good dram"
  • Johan Andersson: Yes this cask is really fantastic. If you did the Cadenhead Warehouse tasting with Grant MacPherson in Campbeltown 2013 and until Open Day in May 2014

Coming up

  • Smooth Ambler Old Scout 7yo
  • Highland Park 1973 (Mackillop's Choice)
  • Kavalan bourbon cask for Belgium
  • Cardhu 18 Year Old
  • Glenrothes 1997 (Kintra)
  • Bladnoch 1992 (The Nectar)
  • Ledaig 2005 (Maltbarn)

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