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

Tomatin 25 yo 1988 (53,7%, Malts of Scotland 2014, sherry hogshead, MoS 14026, 265 btl.) – 87/100

Kininvie 23 yo 1990 (42,6%, OB 2014, hogsheads & sherry butts, 9686 btl, Batch 002, 35 cl.) – 84/100

Braeval 18 yo 1994 (55,3%, Tasting Fellows 2013, barrel #165661, 170 btl.) – 85/100

Benromach 1976 (46%, OB 2012) – 91/100

Glen Elgin 19 yo 1995 (49,3%, Liquid Art 2014, 94 btl.) – 88/100

Benromach 10 yo (43%, OB 2014) – 89/100

Glen Moray 30 yo 1959 (40%, Dun Eideann 1989, ref. 84/611-1, 75 cl.) – 93/100

Glenallachie 15 yo 1999 (57,3%, eSpirits for Limburg Dramclub 2014, ex-sherry cask) – 87/100

Convalmore 24 yo 1978 (59,4%, Rare Malts 2003) – 89/100

BenRiach 20 yo 1993 (52,3%, OB for The Whisky Agency 2014, cask #7977, Virgin American oak finish, 308 btl.) – 87/100

Glenturret 36 yo 1977 (46,3%, The Whisky Agency ‘Mollusc & Medusa’ 2014, refill hogshead, 245 btl.) – 88/100

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

Glen Grant 66 yo 1948 (46,6%, Gordon & MacPhail for WealthSolutions 2014, first fill sherry butt #1369, 160 btl.) – 94/100

Mortlach 18 yo 1996 (51,2%, Sansibar 2014, bourbon cask, 186 btl.) – 84/100

Glen Spey 25 yo 1988 (47,3%, Archives 2014, bourbon hogshead #356079, 163 btl.) – 86/100

11th Anniversary Malt (45,1%, Whisky-Doris 2013, sherry butt #115, 595 btl.) – 87/100

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

Imperial 18 yo 1995 (52,4%, Signatory Vintage for Asta Morris 2014, bourbon cask #50147) – 89/100

Aultmore 6 yo 2007 (50,3%, The Nectar of the Daily Drams 2014, bourbon cask) – 86/100

Glenfarclas 21 yo 1980 (53%, OB for Filliers 2002, dark oloroso cask, 574 btl.) – 89/100

Glenglassaugh 35 yo 1978 (41,7%, OB 2014, Massandra Madeira puncheon) – 90/100

Glen Grant 21 yo 1992 (52,6%, Signatory Vintage for Le Gus’t 2014, hogshead #55415, 274 btl.) – 85/100

Glen Grant 21 yo 1992 (51,5%, Douglas Laing Old Particular 2013, refill sherry butt, 374 btl.) – 82/100

Glen Grant 21 yo (70° proof, Gordon & MacPhail 1960’s, securo cap) – 96/100

Kininvie 23 yo 1990 (42,6%, OB 2013, hogsheads & sherry butts, 7000 btl, Batch 001, 35 cl.) – 81/100

Balmenach 35 yo 1979 (53,4%, Sansibar 2014, bourbon cask, 127 btl.) – 88/100

The Glenlivet 18 yo (43%, OB +/- 2013) – 83/100

Longmorn 21 yo 1992 (51,1%, Whisky-Fässle ‘Ronny’s Choice’ 2013, bourbon hogshead) – 86/100

Inchgower 23 yo 1990 (48,3%, Kintra 2013, bourbon hogshead #6746, 108 btl.) – 82/100

Braeval 12 yo 2001 (46%, Hepburn’s Choice 2013, sherry cask, 807 btl.) – 83/100

Undisclosed Speyside 1967 (40%, Gordon & MacPhail 1993, port cask #8921 – 8922) – 91/100

Auchroisk 17 yo 1996 (48,2%, Liquid Library 2013, refill barrel, 208 btl.) – 78/100

Undisclosed Speyside distillery 60 yo (42,5%, Master of Malt 2013, 1st Edition) – 91/100

Balvenie Tun 1401 (50,2%, OB 2013, batch 8, 2.700 btl.) – 92/100

Glenrothes 2001 (43%, OB 2013) – 83/100

Glentauchers 17 yo 1996 (51,4%, Liquid Library 2013, refill barrel, 178 btl.) – 86/100

Glentauchers 17 yo 1996 (57,2%, Tasting Fellows 2014, barrel #1160, 146 btl.) – 87/100

Glenturret 33 yo 1980 (42,8%, The Whisky Agency ‘Old Times Diving’ 2013, refill hogshead, 253 btl.) – 90/100

Glentauchers 21 yo 1992 (48,2%, Asta Morris for Gaiaflow 2013, ex-bourbon cask, 305 btl.) – 86/100

Glen Keith 21 yo 1992 (51,4%, The Whisky Agency ‘Old Times Diving’ 2013, bourbon barrel, 177 btl.) – 88/100

Mortlach 21 yo 1992 (55,2%, Cadenhead Small Batch 2013, sherry cask, 228 btl.) – 88/100

The Glenturret 26 yo 1986 (46,8%, Hunter Laing 2013, refill bourbon casks, 2400 btl.) – 89/100

Macallan 23 yo 1990 (34,9%, Whiskybroker 2013, hogshead, 20cl.) – 18/100

4th Confidential Cask, 20 yo 1993 (50,3%, Kintra 2013, bourbon hogshead #1791, 295 btl.) – 84/100

Glenfarclas 105 (60%, OB 2013) – 85/100

Deanston 15 yo 1997 (55,8%, Archives 2013, hogshead #1959, 327 btl.) – 80/100

Glentauchers 7 yo 2005 (52,5%, Archives ‘Fishes of Samoa’ 2013, sherry butt #900392, 167 btl.) – 83/100

Convalmore 36 yo 1977 (58%, OB 2013, 2980 btl.) – 91/100

Glen Grant 1959/1960 (40%, Gordon & MacPhail 1986, Royal Wedding) – 92/100

Strathisla 16 yo 1970 (61,3%, Gordon & MacPhail 1987, sherry wood) – 85/100

The Singleton of Dufftown 28 yo 1985 (52,3%, OB 2013, 3.816 btl.) – 89/100

Cardhu 21 yo 1991 (54,2%, OB 2013, 6.000 btl.) – 85/100

Benrinnes 15 yo 1998 (47,9%, Sansibar 2013, sherry cask, 233 btl.) – 85/100

Scallywag (46%, Douglas Laing 2013) – 81/100

Glentauchers 8 yo 2005 (48,2%, Sansibar 2013, sherry cask, 244 btl.) – 84/100

Coleburn 1972 (40%, Gordon & MacPhail Connoisseurs Choice 1993, old map label) – 80/100

Dailuaine 21 yo 1992 (53,3%, The Whisky Mercenary 2013) – 88/100

Balmenach 27 yo 1973 (46%, OB 2000, 2150 btl.) – 88/100

Old Ballantruan 10 yo (50%, OB 2012) – 82/100

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

Cragganmore Distillers Edition 1998 (40%, OB 2012, Port pipe finish) – 83/100

BenRiach 8 yo 2005 (58,1%, OB 2013, virgin American oak hogshead #3782, 310 btl.) – 79/100

Tormore 14 yo 1998 (50%, G&M Exclusive for The Whisky Mercenary 2013, first fill bourbon barrel #1586, 277 btl.) – 86/100

The Macallan Sienna (43%, OB 2013, 1824 series) – 87/100

Inchgower 28 yo 1985 (53,8%, The Whisky Agency ‘Stamps’ 2013, refill hogshead, 266 btl.) – 87/100

Tamdhu 33 yo 1980 (55,7%, The Whisky Agency ‘Private Stock’ 2013, bourbon hogshead) – 87/100

Banff 36 yo 1976 (49,8%, Cadenhead Small Batch 2013, bourbon hogshead, 192 btl.) – 90/100

Strathmill 37 yo 1976 (47%, The Whisky Agency ‘Stamps’ 2013, refill hogshead, 216 btl.) – 82/100

Caperdonich 35 yo 1977 (50,2%, Cadenhead Small Batch 2013, sherry butt, 384 btl.) – 88/100

Littlemill 23 yo 1990 (52,4%, The Whisky Agency ‘Stamps’ 2013, refill hogshead, 332 btl.) – 89/100

Miltonduff 7 yo 2005 (46%, Douglas Laing McGibbon’s Provenance 2012, sherry butt, ref. 9239) – 84/100

Balvenie 12 yo Single Barrel (47,8%, OB 2013, first fill bourbon cask #12742) – 82/100

The Macallan Ruby (43%, OB 2013, 1824 series, sherry casks) – 84/100

Glenlivet 16 yo Nàdurra (54,3%, OB 2012, batch 0512T) – 86/100

Strathmill 22 yo 1991 (50,3%, Asta Morris 2013, ref. AM025, 239 btl.) – 91/100

Caperdonich 17 yo 1995 (52,3%, Tasting Fellows 2012, refill sherry hogshead #95073, 136 btl.) – 83/100

Tamdhu 10 yo (40%, OB 2013) – 82/100

Knockando 12 yo 1967 (43%, J&B for Dateo Import Italy 1979) – 80/100

Longmorn 36 yo 1976 (53,7%, Malts of Scotland 2013, bourbon hogshead, MoS 13029, 143 btl.) – 91/100

Balvenie ‘Tun 1858’ (50,4%, OB 2012, batch #1, Taiwan) – 90/100

Glen Grant 21 yo 1992 (48,4%, The Whiskyman for Vinothek Massen 2013, ex-bourbon cask, 118 btl.) – 87/100

Auchroisk 22 yo 1990 (49,8%, Whisky-Fässle 2013, sherry cask) – 80/100

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

BenRiach 34 yo 1976 (42,1%, OB for Shinanoya Japan 2011, cask #3029, 139 btl.) – 93/100

Tormore 29 yo 1984 (51%, Archives ‘The Fishes of Samoa’ 2013, barrel #3669, 90 btl.) – 88/100

Tomintoul 45 yo 1968 (47,8%, Chester Whisky Co. 2012, bourbon hogshead, 165 btl.) – 88/100

Glenfarclas 58 yo 1953 (47,2%, OB for Wealth Solutions 2012, first fill sherry butt #1674, 400 btl.) – 93/100

Glenfarclas 44 yo 1968 ‘My Tribute’ (54,4%, OB Family Cask for Luc Timmermans, cask #5241, 175 btl.) – 93/100

Speyside region 41 yo 1969 (54,3%, The Whisky Agency ‘Perfect Dram’ 2010, bourbon hogshead, 195 btl.) – 90/100

Glenfarclas 175th Anniversary ‘Chairman’s Reserve’ (46%, OB 2011, 1296 btl.) – 91/100

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

Glenfarclas 1971 (57,1%, OB Family Cask VII 2007, sherry butt #140, 459 btl.) – 91/100

Glenfarclas 1980 (50,1%, OB Family Cask I 2007, refill sherry butt #1942, 681 btl.) – 89/100

Glenfarclas verticale: 1980 to 1953

Glenburgie 1966 (43%, Gordon & MacPhail 2012) – 90/100

Glenburgie 20 yo 1992 (55,6%, Tasting Fellows 2012, bourbon barrel #4894, 179 btl.) – 87/100

Strathisla 1937 (70 proof, Gordon & MacPhail, 26 2/3 fl. Oz, 1970’s) – 91/100

Glen Moray 17 yo 1995 (46%, Càrn Mòr ‘Strictly Limited’ 2012, two hogsheads, 670 btl.) – 71/100

Glenfarclas 12 yo 2000 (55,8%, Whisky-Doris 2012, sherry butt, 278 btl.) – 86/100

Mortlach 16 yo 1997 (51%, Liquid Treasures & The Whisky Agency2013, bourbon hogshead, 176 btl.) – 83/100

Braeval 21 yo 1991 (47,7%, The Whisky Mercenary 2013) – 88/100

Miltonduff 30 yo 1982 (50,1%, The Whisky Agency ‘Faces’ 2013, refill bourbon hogshead, 269 btl.) – 84/100

Glen Keith 21 yo 1991 (51,9%, Whisky-Doris 2012, bourbon hogshead, 264 btl.) – 88/100

Longmorn 21 yo 1992 (54,2%, Malts of Scotland 2013, bourbon hogshead, MoS 13014, 224 btl.) – 83/100

Glenburgie 23 yo 1989 (54,8%, Chester Whisky & Liqueur Co. 2012, bourbon barrel, 212 btl.) – 86/100

Imperial 17 yo 1995 (53,0%, Whisky-Doris 2012, bourbon hogshead #50357, 132 btl.) – 87/100

Dailuaine 15 yo 1998 (51,2%, Whiskysite.nl 2013, bourbon hogshead #3394, 209 btl.) – 87/100

Mortlach 17 yo 1995 (50,2%, Asta Morris for Fulldram 2013, AM 022, 314 btl.) – 87/100

Ardmore 22 yo 1991 (53,8%, Malts of Scotland 2013, rum barrel, MoS 13018, 234 btl.) – 89/100

Glen Grant 20 yo 1992 (50,4%, Whisky-Fässle 2013, bourbon hogshead) – 88/100

Strathisla 21 yo (40%, G&M +/- 1985) – 88/100

BenRiach 36 yo 1976 (40,1%, OB for Whiskysite.nl 2013, cask #3012, refill hogshead, 118 btl.) – 91/100

Glenlossie 38 yo 1975 (46,6%, The Whisky Agency ‘Private Stock’ 2013, bourbon hogshead, 91 btl.) – 89/100

Balvenie ‘Tun 1401’ (49,8%, OB 2012, batch 6, 2500 btl.) – 88/100

Caperdonich 20 yo 1992 (52,2%, Creative Whisky Co. 2012, The Tony Koehl series, cask #121137, 300 btl.) – 82/100

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

Glenmorangie ‘Ealanta’ 19 yo 1993 (46%, OB 2013) – 90/100

Banff 37 yo 1971 (53%, Douglas Laing Old & Rare Platinum, 271 btl.) – 89/100

Braes of Glenlivet 21 yo 1991 (47,4%, Master of Malt 2012, first-fill bourbon barrel, 251 btl.) – 88/100

anCnoc 22 yo (46%, OB 2013, 5700 btl.) – 88/100

BenRiach 36 yo 1976 (43,1%, OB for Usquebaugh Society 2012, refill bourbon cask #3031, 124 btl.) – 92/100

Longmorn 1971 (57,3%, OB for Spirito Divino 2009, 56 btl.) – 91/100

anCnoc ‘Peter Arkle #2” (46%, OB 2012, bourbon + sherry casks) – 80/100

Glenglassaugh 39 yo 1972 (57,5%, OB for Germany 2012, refill butt #2896, 516 btl.) – 93/100

Caperdonich 1992 Liquid SunCaperdonich 20 yo 1992 (51,9%, Liquid Sun 2012, refill hogshead, 303 btl.) – 85/100

BenRiach 36 yo 1976 (49,6%, OB for The Whisky Agency 2012, sherry hogshead #963, 132 btl.) – 91/100

Strathmill 21 yo (50,5%, The Maltman 2012, bourbon cask) – 83/100

Macduff 23 yo 1988 (43%, The Maltman 2011, sherry cask) – 84/100

Glenlossie 20 yo 1992 (57%, The Whisky Mercenary 2012) – 87/100

Glenfarclas 44 yo 1968 ‘My Tribute to the 175th Anniversary’ (54,4%, OB Family Cask selected by Luc Timmermans, cask #5241, 175 btl.)

Auchroisk 30 yo 1982 (54,7%, OB 2012, 2976 btl.) – 87/100

anCnoc ‘Peter Arkle travel retail exclusive’ (46%, OB 2012, ex-bourbon casks) – 85/100

Glen Grant 40 yo 1972 (54,2%, Malts of Scotland ‘Angel’s Choice’ 2012, sherry hogshead, MoS 12045, 136 btl., 35 cl.) – 90/100

Tomintoul 44 yo 1968 (45,5%, Whisky-Fässle 2012, bourbon hogshead) – 88/100

Mortlach 22 yo 1989 (56,1%, The Nectar of the Daily Drams 2012) – 83/100

Glenfarclas 105 20yo (60%, OB 2012, 4000 btl.) – 89/100

Auchroisk 16 yo 1996 (53,5%, Asta Morris 2012, cask AM014, 307 btl.) – 86/100

Knockando 12 yo 1996 ‘Manager’s Choice’ (58,5%, OB 2009, bodega sherry cask #800790, 612 btl.) – 88/100

GlenDronach 22 yo 1990 (55,1%, OB 2012, PX sherry puncheon #2966, 539 btl.) – 88/100

BenRiach 35 yo 1976 (54,9%, OB 2012, hogshead #8804, peated, 232 btl.) – 89/100

BenRiach 35 yo 1976 (54,1%, OB 2012, PX sherry finish #5317, 204 btl.) – 90/100

BenRiach 35 yo 1976 (59%, OB 2012, sherry butt #6967, 339 btl.) – 88/100

Linkwood 24 yo 1987 (51,2%, The First Editions 2012, sherry cask, ref. ES 011/01, 588 btl.) – 83/100

Balvenie ‘Tun 1401’ (50,1%%, OB 2012, batch 5, 2862 btl.) – 91/100

Benrinnes 28 yo 1984 (49,9%, Liquid Library 2012, refill sherry hogshead, 271 btl.) – 81/100

Caperdonich 40 yo 1972 (49%, The Whiskyman & QV.ID, black label, 65 btl.) – 92/100

Glenburgie 9 yo 2003 (53,6%, Asta Morris 2012, cask ref. AM013, 334 btl.) – 81/100

Tormore 14 yo 1996 (46%, Mo Òr Collection 2011, bourbon hogshead #6868, 500 btl.) – 86/100

Glen Keith 19 yo 1992 (49,1%, Whisky-Fässle 2012, bourbon cask) – 88/100

Inchgower 1980 (52%, The Whisky Agency ‘Sea Life’ 2012, refill sherry butt, 456 btl.) – 72/100

Glenfarclas 32 yo 1978 (46,3%, OB Family Cask VII 2011, refill sherry hogshead #590, 240 btl.) – 83/100

Balmenach 33 yo 1979 (52,8%, The Whisky Agency ‘Perfect Dram’ 2012, bourbon hogshead, 202 btl.) – 88/100

Glenglassaugh 26 yo 1983 (50,4%, Mo Òr Collection 2010, oloroso sherry butt #171, 885 btl.) – 91/100

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

Tomatin 36 yo 1976 “Full metal dram” (49,3%, The Whiskyman for Fulldram 2012, 103 btl.) – 92/100

Aberlour 1985 (45,1%, Thosop 2012, refill bourbon cask, 219 btl.) – 88/100

Glenrothes 24 yo 1988 (49,3%, Whisky-Doris 2012, sherry hogshead #7317, 288 btl.) – 86/100

Cragganmore 21 yo 1989 (55,4%, The First Editions 2011, refill bourbon hogshead, ref. ES 001/01) – 85/100

BenRiach 16 yo 1996 (55,2%, OB for Caskstrength.net, PX sherry hogshead #5614, 296 btl.) – 88/100

Mortlach 22 yo 1989 (52,1%, The First Editions 2012, ES 012/01) – 86/100

Macduff 37 yo 1973 (46%, Mo Òr Collection 2011, bourbon hogshead #20, 281 btl.) – 90/100

Miltonduff 17 yo 1995 (56,8%, Malts of Scotland 2012, bourbon hogshead, MoS 12033, 192 btl.) – 84/100

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

Braes of Glenlivet 23yo 1989 (57,1%, A.D. Rattray 2012, bourbon hogshead #1053, 187 btl.) – 80/100

Glen Grant 37 yo 1974 (49,3%, Berry Bros. & Rudd 2012, sherry cask #7646) – 86/100

Tomintoul 42 yo 1969 (42,4%, Archives 2012, bourbon cask #4266, 60 btl.) – 88/100

Longmorn 19 yo 1992 (48,5%, Archives 2012, bourbon cask #86607, 60 btl.) – 83/100

BenRiach 16 yo 1996 (47,7%, Whisky-Fässle 2012, bourbon hogshead) – 83/100

BenRiach 29 yo 1983 (44,1%, OB for Asta Morris 2012, refill hogshead #299, 257 btl.) – 90/100

Glenfiddich 1964 (56%, J. & J. Hunter 1992, cask #10802) – 87/100

BenRiach 34 yo 1976 (48,2%, OB for Taiwan 2011, cask #3033, 216 btl.) – 94/100

BenRiach 1985 Liquid Sun
BenRiach 1995 cask #5968 for South Africa

BenRiach 1976 cask #4469, 30yo, peated, port pipe
BenRiach 1976 cask #9441, 29yo, refill butt, Signatory Vintage
BenRiach 1976 cask #8084, 29yo, peated
BenRiach 1976 cask #9442, 28yo, sherry butt, Signatory Vintage
BenRiach 1976 cask #8081, 28yo, peated
BenRiach 1976 cask #6942, 34yo, butt
BenRiach 1976 cask #8079, 28yo, peated, Craigellachie Hotel
BenRiach 1976 cask #8795, 33yo
BenRiach 1976 cask #8080, 30yo, peated, The Nectar
BenRiach 1976 cask #2014, 32yo
BenRiach 1976 cask #3029, 34yo, Shinanoya Japan
BenRiach 1976 cask #3010, 35yo, Auld Alliance Singapore
BenRiach 1976 cask #3041, 34yo, BBI Japan
BenRiach 1976 cask #3550, 33yo, The Whisky Fair
BenRiach 1976 cask #3551, 33yo, La Maison du Whisky
BenRiach 1976 cask #3032, 35yo, Japan
BenRiach 1976 cask #3033, 34yo, Taiwan
BenRiach 1976 cask #3557, 30yo, La Maison du Whisky
BenRiach 1976 cask #3558, 33yo, The Whisky Fair

BenRiach 19 yo 1991 (46%, Mo Òr Collection 2011, bourbon hogshead #110681, 300 btl.) – 83/100

Glenrothes 23 yo 1988 (53,4%, Archives 2012, refill sherry hogshead #7318, 80 btl.) – 85/100

Auchroisk 1999 (46%, Captain Burn’s 2010) – 68/100

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

Macallan ‘Estate Reserve’ (45,7%, OB 2009, 1824 Collection) – 82/100

Glenlivet 38 yo 1973 (47,6%, Berry Bros. & Rudd 2011, cask #10822) – 90/100

Dufftown-Glenlivet 1972 (43%, Berry Bros 1993) – 81/100

Macallan 60 yo ‘Lalique’ (53,2%, OB 2011, Lalique decanter, 400 btl.) – 94/100

Miltonduff 30 yo 1980 (46%, Mo Òr Collection 2010, bourbon hogshead #12431, 321 btl.) – 90/100

Banff 36 yo 1975 (43,8%, Malts of Scotland 2012, bourbon barrel, MoS 12015, 165 btl.)

anCnoc ‘Peter Arkle’ (46%, OB 2012, ex-sherry casks, 6000 btl.) – 79/100

Speyburn 25 yo ‘Solera cask’ (46%, OB 2011)

Speyburn distillery visit – 10/05/2012
Speyburn 10 years old

Imperial 16 yo 1995 (53,9%, Whisky-Fässle 2011, bourbon hogshead)

Knockando 25 yo (43%, OB 2011, 4758 btl.)

Glenrothes 25 yo (43%, OB 2007, 2400 btl.) – 88/100

Speyburn 1975 ‘Clan cask’ (55,8%, OB 2012, Clan Speyburn exclusive, sherry butt) – 91/100

Longmorn 23 yo 1988 (52,6%, WIN ‘First Cask’ 2012, refill sherry hogshead #14379, 259 btl.) – 89/100

Glenrothes 41 yo 1970 (45,1%, eSpirits & Acorn 2011, bourbon hogshead, 113 btl.) – 87/100

Caperdonich 36 yo 1967 (57,9%, Douglas Laing Platinum 2004, 167 btl.) – 91/100

Mortlach 20 yo (43%, Sestante 1980’s, 75 cl) – 90/100

Aultmore 28 yo 1982 (46%, Mo Òr 2011, bourbon hogshead #2219, 300 btl.) – 86/100

Longmorn 19 yo 1992 (52,6%, Malts of Scotland 2012, bourbon hogshead Mos 12011, 205 btl.) – 86/100

Imperial 19 yo 1991 (55,3%, Silver Seal 2011, 199 btl.) – 86/100

Linkwood 26 yo 1984 ‘Eleanor Whisky’ (49,2%, The Whiskyman 2011, 88 btl.) – 90/100

Tamdhu 23 yo 1987 (46%, Mo Òr 2010, oloroso sherry butt #3649, 656 btl.) – 85/100

Glen Grant 39 yo 1972 (54,1%, Malts of Scotland ‘Angel’s Choice’ 2012, sherry hogshead MoS 12006, 78 btl., 35 cl.) – 90/100

anCnoc 1998 (46%, OB 2012, 5100 btl.) – 85/100

Glenlivet 32 yo 1978 (52,9%, The Whisky Fair & Three Rivers 2010, bourbon hogshead, 250 btl.) – 86/100

Dailuaine 28 yo 1983 (47,3%, Archives 2012, hogshead #865, 265 btl.) – 84/100

Dailuaine 27 yo 1983 (50%, Asta Morris 2011, refill sherry hogshead AM004, 248 btl.) – 83/100

Glenglassaugh 32 yo 1978 (46,2%, Villa Konthor 2010) – 83/100

Macallan 19 yo 1991 (46%, Mo Òr 2010, bourbon hogshead #21436, 429 btl.) – 85/100

Ardmore 19 yo 1992 (49,3%, Single Malts of Scotland 2011, bourbon cask, 207 btl.) – 90/100

Speyside 42 yo 1969 (53,4%, The Whisky Fair 2011, ex-bourbon cask, 156 btl.) – 89/100

Glen Grant 36 yo 1975 (46,6%, Archives 2012, hogshead #5476, 81 btl.) – 89/100

Glenrothes 1970 (44,5%, Malts of Scotland ‘Angel’s Choice’ 2011, bourbon hogshead MoS 11026, 135 btl., 35 cl.) – 91/100

BenRiach 32 yo 1979 (47,3%, OB for Asta Morris 2012, refill bourbon barrel #8507, 192 btl.) – 92/100

Glen Grant 36 yo 1975 (50,7%, The Whisky Agency ‘Fungi’ 2011, bourbon cask, 127 btl.) – 86/100

Glenfiddich 21 yo (40%, OB 2010, Caribbean rum finish) – 82/100

Inchgower 29 yo 1982 (53,9%, Master of Malt 2011, refill hogshead, 190 btl.) – 87/100

“1836” 1970 (53,5%, Malts of Scotland ‘Angel’s Choice’ 2011, sherry cask MoS 11025, 55 btl., 35 cl.) – 91/100

Glenburgie 11 yo 1998 (43%, Dun Bheagan 2010, cask #4980 + 4983, 642 btl.) – 86/100

Strathmill 37 yo 1974 (44,5%, Archives 2011, bourbon hogshead #1231, 180 btl.) – 90/100

Tormore 16 yo 1995 (53,4%, Whisky-Doris 2011, bourbon hogshead #20213, 132 btl., In memoriam Horst Manthée) – 85/100

Longmorn 46 yo 1965 (51,8%, Gordon & MacPhail for Limburg 2011, Book of Kells, first fill sherry butt #370) – 93/100

Glen Moray 36 yo 1973 (53,1%, The Whisky Agency ‘Perfect Dram’ 2010, joint bottling with Three Rivers Tokyo, bourbon hogshead, 301 btl.) – 90/100

Tomintoul 39 yo 1972 (45,7%, The Whisky Agency ‘Perfect Dram’ 2011, ex-bourbon cask, 116 btl.) – 88/100

Longmorn 43 yo 1967 (52,6%, G&M for Japan Import System 2010, Book of Kells, refill sherry butt #753, 393 btl.) – 92/100

Longmorn 42 yo 1967 (53,1%, G&M for Japan Import System 2009, Book of Kells, refill sherry hogshead #3342, 162 btl.) – 92/100

Tomatin 35 yo 1976 (51,4%, The Whisky Agency ‘Moody Lions’ 2011, refill sherry, 313 btl.) – 89/100

Glenallachie 39 yo 1973 (50,4%, The Whisky Agency ‘Moody Lions’ 2011, ex-bourbon cask, 218 btl.) – 88/100

Benromach 34 yo 1977 (48%, OB for Premium Spirits Belgium 2011, refill American hogshead #1470, 249 btl.) – 88/100

Glen Grant 39 yo 1972 (48%, Whisky-Doris 2011, sherry hogshead #11395, 163 btl.) – 92/100

Glen Grant 39 yo 1972 (53,2%, The Whisky Agency ‘Perfect Dram’ 2011, ex-sherry cask, 119 btl.) – 92/100

Aberlour 16 yo 1994 (46%, Whisky Import Belux & The Bonding Dram 2011, bourbon hogshead #8825, 279 btl.) – 84/100

Banff 34 yo 1966 (52,3%, Blackadder Raw Cask 2001, sherry butt #3438, 539 btl.) – 88/100

Macduff 10 yo 2000 (50%, Whisky-Doris ‘The Dram’ 2011, dark sherry butt, 120 btl.) – 86/100

Macallan 1955 (80° proof, OB +/- 1973, Campbell Hope & King, 75 cl) – 95/100

Cragganmore 11 yo 1999 (55,1%, Malts of Scotland 2011, bourbon hogshead, MoS 11012, 298 btl.) – 82/100

Undisclosed Speyside distillery 30 yo (40%, Master of Malt 2011, 4th Edition) – 87/100

Balvenie ‘Tun 1401’ (50,6%, OB 2011, batch 2, around 3000 btl.) – 91/100

Glen Grant 39 yo 1972 (51,4%, The Whisky Agency ‘Private Stock’ 2011, sherry cask, 87 btl.) – 91/100

Glenrothes 23 yo 1988 (48,9%, Liquid Treasures 2011, ex-bourbon hogshead) – 85/100

Cardhu 27 yo 1984 (52,6%, The Whisky Agency ‘Fungi’ 2011, ex-bourbon, 199 btl.) – 91/100

Glenallachie 38 yo 1973 (44%, Malts of Scotland 2011, bourbon hogshead, MoS 11018, 125 btl.) – 90/100

Strathmill 37 yo 1974 (44,4%, Daily Dram 2011, joint bottling with The Whisky Agency) – 92/100

BenRiach 26 yo 1984 (54,1%, OB, cask #7193, peated, Virgin oak finish) – 86/100

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

BenRiach 33 yo 1977 (45,7%, OB for Asta Morris Belgium 2011, refill bourbon cask #9119, 175 btl.) – 92/100

Linkwood 24 yo 1987 (54,6%, Liquid Sun 2011, bourbon hogshead, peated, 329 btl.) – 76/100

Longmorn 36 yo 1975 (50,6%, The Whisky Agency ‘Perfect Dram’ 2011, ex-bourbon hogshead, 163 btl.) – 88/100

Glenfiddich 19 yo ‘Age of Discovery’ (40%, OB 2011, Madeira finish) – 85/100

Dailuaine 35 yo 1976 (50,5%, The Whisky Agency ‘Romantique’ 2011, ex-bourbon hogshead, 148 btl.) – 87/100

Imperial 21 yo 1990 (52,7%, The Whisky Agency ‘Romantique’ 2011, ex-bourbon hogshead, 233 btl.) – 88/100

Glenrothes 41 yo 1970 (47,7%, The Whisky Agency ‘Romantique’ 2011, ex-bourbon hogshead, 197 btl.) – 90/100

Banff 24 yo 1976 (55,8%, Signatory Vintage 2001, cask #2251, 284 btl.) – 90/100

Longmorn 23 yo 1969 (61,2%, G&M Cask series 1993, cask #3721 & 5297 btl.) – 94/100

BenRiach 20 yo (43%, OB 2008) – 87/100

Caperdonich 17 yo 1994 (53,3%, Malts of Scotland 2011, bourbon hogshead #625, 232 btl.) – 83/100

BenRiach 28 yo 1976 (57,6%, OB for Craigellachie Hotel 2005, cask #8079, 144 btl.) – 90/100

Glen Grant 38 yo 1972 (48,2%, Malts of Scotland 2011, sherry hogshead #8235, 148 btl.) – 90/100

Glenburgie 1997 (57,6%, Gordon & MacPhail Exclusive for Asta Morris 2011, bourbon cask #8551, 212 btl.) – 89/100

Macallan 21 yo 1990 (51,5%, Malts of Scotland 2011, Fino sherry hogshead #1135, 254 btl.) – 81/100

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

Tomintoul 43 yo 1967 (49,8%, Liquid Sun 2011, bourbon hogshead, 209 btl.) – 89/100

BenRiach 34 yo 1976 (57,8%, OB 2011, butt #6942, 469 btl.) – 91/100

Imperial 15 yo 1995 (46%, Signatory Vintage for The Nectar 2011, hogshead #50309, 281 btl.) – 85/100

BenRiach 32 yo 1978 (48%, OB for Asta Morris 2011, sherry hogshead #7037, 79 btl.) – 92/100

Tormore 10 yo ‘Pure malt 100%’ (43%, OB for Dreher Milano, around 1980, 75cl) – 87/100

Glenfiddich Private Vintage 34 yo 1973 (46,6%, OB for LMdW 2007, hogshead #28563, 209 btl.) – 89/100

Glenlivet 15 yo 1954 (45,7%, OB for Baretto Import Milano) – 89/100

Longmorn 14 yo 1996 (46%, A.D. Rattray 2011, bourbon cask #97630, 304 btl.) – 86/100

Cragganmore 20 yo 1991 (54,2%, Master of Malt 2011, refill hogshead, 274 btl.) – 86/100

Tomatin Decades (46%, OB 2011, 9000 btl.) – 89/100

Longmorn 35 yo 1976 (53,6%, The Whisky Agency ‘Perfect Dram’ 2011, bourbon hogshead, 187 btl.) – 94/100

Mortlach 35 yo 1936 (43%, G&M Connoisseur’s Choice for Pinerolo Import 1972, 75 cl) – 95/100

Glenfarclas 43 yo 1968 (47,5%, OB Family Cask ‘selected by Luc Timmermans’, Manzanilla cask #697, 133 btl.) – 93/100

Tamdhu 21 yo 1990 (48,1%, Liquid Sun 2011, sherry butt, 312 btl.) – 86/100

Inchgower 36 yo 1974 (53,4%, Master of Malt 2011, refill sherry hogshead) – 90/100

Glen Speyside Class 18 yo (50%, Malts of Scotland 2011, batch n°1) – 84/100

Glenfiddich 12 yo (40%, OB 2010) – 76/100

Macallan 15 yo 1995 (46%, A.D. Rattray 2011, bourbon cask #11251, 334 btl.) – 83/100

Tomintoul 15 yo 1992 (55,5%, Norse Cask Selection 2008, hogshead CS059, 227 btl.) – 83/100

Mannochmore 28 yo 1982 (49,4%, Liquid Sun 2011, bourbon hogshead, 131 btl.) – 85/100

Longmorn 32 yo 1976 (54,7%, Whisky-Fässle 2008, bourbon hogshead) – 90/100

Longmorn 35 yo 1976 (53%, Thosop, bourbon barrel, 134 btl.) – 92/100

Glendullan 28 yo 1981 (49,6%, Whisky Agency ‘Flowers’ 2010, bourbon hogshead, 247 btl.) – 86/100

GlenDronach 8 yo 2002 (58%, OB for Cask in a Van 2010, cask #4521, Virgin oak hogshead finish, 312 btl.) – 82/100

Glenallachie 16 yo 1995 (53%, Malts of Scotland 2011, bourbon hogshead #1257, 222 btl.) – 75/100

Coleburn 21 yo 1979 (59,4%, Rare Malts 2000) – 87/100

Strathmill 31 yo 1976 (44,8%, Adelphi 2008, cask #1126, 227 btl.) – 77/100

Glenfarclas 18 yo 1987 (46%, OB 2006, Quarter cask #3704 + 3707 + 3859 + 3860, 1299 btl.) – 84/100

BenRiach 35 yo 1975 (51%, OB for Asta Morris Belgium 2011, cask #7227, 236 btl.) – 93/100

Speyside Region 41 yo 1969 (55,1%, Whisky-Fässle 2011, Bourbon hogshead #2671) – 89/100

Allt-A-Bhaine 18 yo 1992 (56,1%, Malts of Scotland 2011, bourbon hogshead #6, 273 btl.) – 79/100

Tamdhu 20 yo 1990 (49,8%, Malts of Scotland 2011, sherry butt #8119, 209 btl.) – 86/100

Tamdhu 21 yo 1989 (50%, Liquid Treasures 2011, sherry butt) – 86/100

Strathisla 40 yo 1970 (59,6%, Malts of Scotland 2011, sherry hogshead, 109 btl.) – 90/100

Glenrothes 41 yo 1968 (43%, Duncan Taylor 2010, cask #9974, 139 btl.) – 89/100

Glenrothes 42 yo 1968 (45,2%, Malts of Scotland 2011, bourbon hogshead #13509, 108 btl.) – 87/100

Glen Elgin 35 yo 1975 (46,1%, Whisky-Fässle 2010, bourbon cask) – 88/100

Glen Keith 40 yo 1970 (49,1%, Malts of Scotland 2011, bourbon hogshead #6042, 163 btl.) – 93/100

Strathisla 48 yo 1963 (51,8%, Gordon & MacPhail for The Whisky Fair, Book of Kells, first fill sherry butt #576) – 93/100

Inchgower 28 yo 1982 (56,6%, Whisky-Doris 2010, bourbon hogshead #6971, 192 btl.) – 90/100

Longmorn 35 yo 1975 (52,5%, Whisky Agency ‘Still Lifes II’ 2010, bourbon hogshead, 107 btl.) – 88/100

Longmorn 35 yo 1975 (50,8%, Nectar of the Daily Drams 2011) – 91/100

Longmorn 35 yo 1975 (48,8%, Whisky-Fässle 2010, bourbon hogshead #2943) – 91/100

Longmorn 35 yo 1975 (40,5%, Nectar of the Daily Drams for Germany, bourbon hogshead) – 87/100

Banff 34 yo 1975 (44,1%, A.D. Rattray 2010, bourbon cask #3354, 250 btl.) – 91/100

Caperdonich 38 yo 1972 (53,6%, Duncan Taylor Rarest of the Rare 2011, cask #7460, 160 btl.) – 93/100

Balmenach 10 yo 2000 (46%, Liquid Treasures & Villa Konthor 2011, bourbon hogshead) – 84/100

Milton-duff Glenlivet 12 yo (43%, OB, Ballentine’s, 75cl) – 75/100

Glendullan 26 yo 1978 (56,6%, Rare Malts 2005) – 87/100

Glenlivet 37 yo 1972 (56,8%, The Whisky Agency – Perfect Dram III 2009, bourbon hogshead, 141 btl.) – 87/100

Glen Elgin 35 yo 1975 (51,5%, The Whisky Agency ‘Landscapes’ 2011, ex-bourbon hogshead, 186 btl.) – 88/100

Glenfarclas 17 yo (43%, OB) – 83/100

Inchgower 28 yo 1982 (57,2%, Malts of Scotland 2011, bourbon hogshead #6969, 212 btl.) – 86/100

Glenlossie 35 yo 1975 (52%, The Whisky Agency ‘Grotesque Crocs’ 2011, bourbon hogshead, 212 btl.) – 87/100

Glen Grant 17 yo 1993 (55,6%, A.D. Rattray 2011, bourbon cask #121916, 292 btl.) – 82/100

Glen Grant 38 yo 1972 (52,8%, The Whisky Agency ‘Grotesque Crocs’ 2011, refill sherry hogshead, 215 btl.) – 88/100

Glen Keith 40 yo 1970 (45,1%, The Whisky Agency ‘Landscapes’ 2010, bourbon hogshead, 215 btl.) – 93/100

Aultmore 28 yo 1982 (56,1%, A.D. Rattray 2011, cask #2214, 150 btl.) – 82/100

Tomintoul 43 yo 1967 (40,7%, A.D. Rattray 2010, bourbon cask #2559, 132 btl.) – 87/100

Longmorn 34yo 1976 (51,5%, Malts of Scotland 2011, bourbon hogshead #5892, 132 btl.) – 91/100

Longmorn 34yo 1976 (50,2%, The Whisky Agency ‘Landscapes’ 2010, bourbon hogshead, 139 btl.) – 91/100

Miltonduff 30 yo 1980 (44,5%, A.D. Rattray 2011, bourbon hogshead #12427, 240 btl.) – 88/100

Caperdonich 38 yo 1972 (58,4%, Whisky Agency 2011 – Perfect Dram, refill sherry, 145 btl.) – 93/100

Miltonduff 30 yo 1980 (44,7%, Malts of Scotland 2011, bourbon hogshead #12429, 259 btl.) – 89/100

Inchgower 36 yo 1974 (55,5%, Whisky-Doris 2010, refill sherry cask #1476, 167 btl.) – 90/100

Tamnavulin 43 yo 1967 (41%, Whisky Agency 2010, Still Lifes II, 204 btl.) – 85/100

anCnoc 1996 (46%, OB 2011) – 82/100

Glenallachie 38 yo 1972 (49,9%, Whisky Agency 2010, The Perfect Dram VII, 102 btl.) – 86/100

Glenfarclas 175th Anniversary (43%, OB 2011, 6000 btl.) – 89/100

Macduff 10 yo 2000 (56,5%, Creative Whisky Co. for The Bonding Dram, sherry butt #3525, 200 btl.) – 89/100

Macallan ‘Speymalt’ 1970 (46%, Gordon & MacPhail for LMdW 2010, first fill sherry hogshead #10031) – 90/100

Miltonduff 37 yo 1971 (40%, Duncan Taylor Lonach 2008) – 92/100

Longmorn 35 yo 1975 (44%, Nectar of the Daily Drams 2010) – 92/100

Glen Grant 36 yo 1973 (46,2%, Kintra 2010, refill sherry cask 6591, 24 btl.) – 88/100

Glen Elgin 35 yo 1968 (46%, Gordon & MacPhail Connoisseurs Choice 2004) – 87/100

Glenfarclas 175th Anniversary (43%, OB 2011)

AnCnoc 16 yo (46%, OB 2010) – 84/100

Glenfarclas 1977 Family Cask (59%, OB 2006, cask #61, 582 btl.) – 82/100

Glenfarclas 1990 Family Cask (56,5%, OB 2010, cask #5095, 459 btl.) – 89/100

Longmorn 28 yo 1974 (46%, Jack Wiebers Scottish Castles 2003, cask #3495, 132 btl.) – 91/100

Cragganmore 12 yo 1997 ‘The Manager’s Choice’ (59,7%, OB 2009, cask #2398, 246 btl.) – 90/100

Glenrothes 1991 (43%, OB 2008) – 83/100

Glen Albyn 26 yo 1975 (54,8%, Rare Malts 2002) – 80/100

Glenrothes 1978 (43%, OB 2008, 5600 btl.) – 90/100

Glenglassaugh 31 yo 1967 (55,8%, Signatory Silent Stills 1998, cask #2893, 217 btl.) – 90/100

Glenlivet 32 yo 1977 (44,8%, Whisky-Doris 2010, bourbon hogshead #13129, 96 btl.) – 89/100

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

Allt-a-Bhainne 12 yo 1996 (46%, Murray McDavid 2008, 1500 btl.) – 68/100

Glenrothes 35 yo 1970 (43,5%, Duncan Taylor Rare Auld 2006, cask #10574, 162 btl.) – 90/100

Glen Mhor 27yo 1982 (55%, Signatory Vintage 2010, cask #1327, 235 btl.) – 83/100

Glen Elgin 35 yo 1975 (46,4%, The Whisky Agency 2010, Perfect Dram VI, 98 btl.) – 88/100

Glenlossie 35 yo 1975 (49,3%, The Whisky Agency 2010, bourbon hogshead, 151 btl.) – 88/100

Glenlossie 24 yo 1984 (59,1%, Signatory Vintage 2009, sherry butt #2536, 549 btl.) – 80/100

BenRiach 30 yo 1980 (51,2%, OB 2010, cask #2532, Virgin American Oak, 181 btl.) – 91/100

BenRiach 33 yo 1977 (52,2%, OB 2010, cask #1033, Pedro Ximénez finish, 331 btl.) – 91/100

BenRiach 30 yo 1979 (47,9%, OB 2010, cask #7511, bourbon barrel, 173 btl.) – 90/100

BenRiach 19 yo 1991 (54,9%, OB 2010, cask #4389, Virgin American Oak finish, 306 btl.) – 87/100

BenRiach 25 yo 1984 (51,7%, OB 2010, cask #4052, peated / Tawny Port finish, 265 btl.) – 85/100

Tamdhu 25 yo 1984 (50,1%, Whisky-Doris 2010, refill hogshead #2834, 270 btl.) – 81/100

Longmorn 19 yo 1990 (54,5%, Single Malts of Scotland 2009, cask #25003, 219 btl.) – 87/100

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 20 yo 1989 (53,2%, OB 2010, Pedro Ximenez sherry puncheon #3315, 522 btl.) – 90/100

GlenDronach 18 yo 1991 (51,7%, OB 2010, Pedro Ximenez sherry puncheon #3182, 633 btl.) – 86/100

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

Glen Grant 38 yo 1972 (52,4%, Whisky-Doris 2010, refill sherry cask #1650, 202 btl.) – 89/100

Glen Grant 37 yo 1973 (46%, Thosop 2010, sherry butt, 120 btl.) – 88/100

Undisclosed Speyside distillery 30 yo (40%, Master of Malt 2009, 3rd edition) – 85/100

Mortlach 12 yo 1998 (59,1%, Gordon & MacPhail Exclusive for Whisky Shop Dufftown 2010, cask #14438) – 83/100

Glenfarclas 41 yo 1968 (49,7%, OB 2010 for Thosop, cask #702 & 5240, 318 btl.) – 93/100

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

Strathisla 49 yo 1960 (53,2%, Gordon & MacPhail for The Whisky Fair 2010, Book of Kells) – 92/100

Cragganmore 18 yo 1978 (60,1%, G&M CASK 1996, cask #4959) – 83/100

Banff 34 yo 1966 (45,8%, Douglas Laing Old Malt Cask 2000, 408 btl.) – 84/100

Cragganmore 17 yo 1992 (46%, Signatory Un-chillfiltered 2009, cask #1476-1477, 620 btl.) – 81/100

Speyside 33 yo 1976 (53%, Thosop 2010, cask #1420) – 86/100

Glenrothes 33 yo 1972 (56,6%, Signatory Vintage 2006, sherry butt #12368, 549 btl.) – 85/100

Glen Grant 30 yo 1979 (52,5%, Douglas Laing 2009, 60th Anniversary bottling, brandy butt – sherry finish, 282 btl.) – 77/100

Linkwood 36 yo 1973 (49,7%, The Whisky Exchange 10th Anniversary 2009, bourbon cask) – 92/100

Banff 26 yo 1978 (46%, Chieftain’s 2004, sherry cask #3771, 462 btl.) – 84/100

Monkey Shoulder (40%, OB 2008) – 74/100

Caperdonich 39 yo 1969 (42,2%, Duncan Taylor Lonach 2008) – 84/100

Balvenie 14 yo ‘Cuban Selection’ (43%, OB 2009) – 83/100

Berry’s Speyside Reserve (46%, Berry Bros & Rudd 2009) – 81/100

Glencraig 35 yo 1974 (42,4%, Duncan Taylor RotR 2009, cask #2922) – 84/100

Glenfiddich 33 yo 1975 (53,7%, OB 2009, cask #22000, 520 btl.) – 91/100

Glen Grant 39 yo 1970 (49,1%, Duncan Taylor 2009, cask #3492) – 91/100

GlenDronach 14 yo Sauternes (46%, OB 2010) – 83/100
GlenDronach 14 yo Virgin Oak (46%, OB 2010) – 81/100
GlenDronach 15 yo Moscatel (46%, OB 2010) – 85/100
GlenDronach 20 yo Tawny Port (46%, OB 2010) – 83/100

Speyside’s Finest 43 yo 1966 (48,2%, Douglas Laing OMC 2009, cask #5525, 197 btl.) – 91/100

Undisclosed Speyside distillery 50 yo (40%, Master of Malt 2009) – 91/100

Glen Grant 5 yo 1968 (40%, OB 1973, 75 cl.) – 75/100

Glen Grant 5 yo 1974 (43%, OB 1979 for Sileno Portgual, 75 cl.) – 79/100

GlenDronach Grandeur 31 yo (45,8%, OB 2010, 1013 btl.) – 88/100

Longmorn 13 yo 1996 (49%, The Nectar of the Daily Drams 2010) – 84/100

Glenburgie 26 yo 1983 (48,5%, The Nectar of the Daily Drams 2010) – 83/100

Clynelish 27 yo 1982 (51,5%, Malts of Scotland 2010, cask #5895, 263 btl.) – 91/100

Glenfarclas 40 yo (46%, OB 2010) – 91/100

Undisclosed Speyside distillery 40 yo (40%, Master of Malt 2008) – 87/100

Longmorn 37 yo 1972 (51,3%, Whisky Agency & Three Rivers Tokyo 2010, Perfect Dram IV, 231 btl.) – 95/100

Longmorn 34 yo 1972 (45%, Gordon & MacPhail for LMdW 2006, cask #1088, 607 btl.) – 91/100

Glen Elgin 25 yo 1984 (43,8%, Nectar of the Daily Drams 2010) – 85/100

Macallan 12 yo ‘HKDNP’ (43%, OB 1980’s, 1 litre) – 85/100

Linkwood 20 yo 1989 (53,5%, Malts of Scotland 2010, cask 1826, 263 btl.) – 80/100

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 […]

Glen Keith 19 yo 1990 (52,1%, Malts of Scotland 2010, cask 13678, 232 btl.) – 89/100

Glen Elgin 31 yo 1975 (46%, Berry Bros. & Rudd 2007, cask #5167 & 5170) – 90/100

Cardhu 12 yo (43%, OB 1970’s, Wax & Vitale) – 87/100

Aultmore 15 yo 1976 (43%, OB 1992 for Bristol Brandy Company Ltd) – 83/100

Glenburgie 5 yo 1965 (43%, OB 1970, 75cl) – 84/100

Dallas Dhu 24y 1970 (60,6%, Rare Malts, 1995) – 81/100

Coleburn 26 yo 1983 (49,5%, The Whisky Agency 2009, Fossils series, 120 btl.) – 83/100

Glenrothes 18 yo 1990 (46%, SMoS 2009, cask #3331, 785 btl.) – 82/100

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

Glen Grant 35 yo 1974 (55,2%, Duncan Taylor 2009 for The Nectar, cask #16582, 168 btl.) – 86/100

Craigellachie 25 yo 1984 (53,7%, The Whisky Agency Daily Dram 2009, Flowers series, 256 btl.) – 91/100

BenRiach 23 yo 1984 (54,2%, OB 2008, cask #194, 214 btl.) – 87/100

Glenrothes 1994 (43%, OB 2008) – 82/100

Glen Grant 36 yo 1972 (56,3%, Duncan Taylor 2009 for The Whisky Fair, sherry cask, 209 btl.) – 92/100

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

Longmorn 1990/2005 (46%, Berry Bros. 2005, cask #30111 & 30112) – 91/100

Undisclosed Speyside distillery 30 yo (40%, Master of Malt 2008, 2nd edition) – 90/100

Tamnavulin 16 yo (55%, Master of Malt 2008) – 81/100

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Glenmorangie Signet (46%, OB 2008) – 86/100

Glenfiddich 18 yo ‘Ancient Reserve’ (43%, OB, late 1980’s, black decanter) – 84/100

Mortlach 22 yo 1972 (65,3%, Rare Malts 1995, 75cl.) – 87/100

Banff 21y 1982 (51,7%, RM 2004) – 85/100

Inchgower 35 yo 1974 (57%, Thosop Import 2009, refill sherry cask, 42 btl.) – 90/100

Benrinnes 23 yo 1985 (58,8%, OB 2009, 6000 btl.) – 80/100

Pittyvaich 20 yo (57,5%, OB 2009, 6000 btl.) – 82/100

Aberlour 19yo 1990 (54,5%, Malts of Scotland 2009, cask #18847, 167 btl.) – 87/100

Glen Spey 31 yo 1977 (55,8%, Malts of Scotland 2009, cask #3656, 210 btl.) – 90/100

The Macallan Fine Oak 30 Years old (43%, OB 2009) – 84/100

Strathisla 40yo 1967 (50%, Gordon & MacPhail for La Maison du Whisky 2007, cask #6112, 400 btl.) – 89/100

Strathisla 42yo 1967 (44,5%, Whisky Agency 2009, Fossils series, 120 btl.) – 86/100

BenRiach 31 yo 1977 (43,2%, OB 2009, Virgin oak cask #3798, 292 btl.) – 87/100

BenRiach 38 yo 1970 (49,1%, OB 2009, Pedro Ximenez finish, cask #1035, 250 btl.) – 92/100

BenRiach 24 yo 1984 (49,2%, OB 2009, Pedro Ximenez finish, cask #1048, 279 btl.) – 86/100

BenRiach 33 yo 1975 (52,2%, OB 2009, Tawny port finish, cask #4450, 648 btl.) – 89/100

BenRiach 31 yo 1978 (51,2%, OB 2009, Gaja Barolo finish, cask #4414, 245 btl.) – 87/100

BenRiach 20 yo 1988 (54,3%, OB 2009, Gaja Barolo finish, cask #4424, 322 btl.) – 84/100

BenRiach 19 yo 1990 (57,1%, OB 2009, cask #970, 195 btl.) – 85/100

Glenrothes 1998 (43%, OB 2009) – 84/100

Glenglassaugh 1984 (54,7%, Malts of Scotland 2009, cask #186, 213 btl.) – 85/100

Benrinnes 21yo 1988 (46,3%, Malts of Scotland 2009, cask #888, 175 btl.) – 80/100

Mannochmore 18 yo 1990 (54,9%, OB 2009, 2604 btl.) – 90/100

Balmenach 31yo 1975 (43%, Gordon & MacPhail 2007) – 89/100

Glenrothes 39yo 1969 (42,7%, Duncan Taylor Lonach 2008) – 92/100

Speyside 15yo 1993 (61,7%, Malts of Scotland 2009, sherry cask #636, 180 btl.) – 79/100

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

Aberlour 14yo 1995 (46%, Duncan Taylor NC2 2009) – 80/100

Glenfarclas 1968 (51,6%, OB 2009, Family cask for Luc Timmermans, cask #699, Lindores 5th Anniversary, 35 btl.) – 93/100

Imperial 19yo 1990 (53,9%, Duncan Taylor Rare Auld 2009, cask #450) – 87/100

Caperdonich 36yo 1972 (47,8%, Duncan Taylor Rare Auld 2009, cask #7449, 158 btl.) – 91/100

Macallan 19yo 1990 (50,1%, Duncan Taylor Rare Auld 2009, cask #8099, 266 btl.) – 81/100

Lochside 28yo 1981 (56,1%, Gordon & MacPhail for LMdW 2009, refill sherry hogshead #803, 205 btl.) – 89/100

Macallan ‘Speymalt’ 1970 (46%, Gordon & MacPhail for LMdW 2009, sherry butt #8326, 530 btl.) – 91/100

Glentauchers 3yo 2006 (46%, Carn Mor 2009, 921 btl.) – 72/100

BenRiach 33yo 1976 (47,4%, OB for The Whisky Fair 2009, hogshead cask #3558, 162 btl.) – 93/100

BenRiach 33yo 1976 (46,2%, OB for The Whisky Fair 2009, hogshead cask #3550, 103 btl.) – 92/100

GlenDronach 37yo 1972 (54,8%, OB 2009, oloroso cask #719, 474 btl.) – 94/100

GlenDronach 38yo 1971 (49,4%, OB 2009, oloroso cask #483, 544 btl.) – 88/100

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

Macallan 25yo 1968 ‘Anniversary Malt’ (43%, OB 1994) – 88/100

Balvenie 14y ‘Roasted Malt’ (47,1%, OB 2006) – 78/100

Glenugie 27yo 1982 (50%, Douglas Laing Old Malt Cask 2009, cask #5040, 216 btl.) – 91/100

Millburn 27yo 1976 (46%, Gordon & MacPhail 2004) – 85/100

Longmorn 14y 1994 (50%, DL OMC 2008, ref. 4804, 352 btl.) – 82/100

Macduff 19yo 1990 (53,1%, Malts of Scotland 2009, cask #1423, 124 btl.) – 86/100

Auchroisk ‘Auk’s Choir’ 34yo 1975 (41,3%, Daily Dram 2009, 97 btl.) – 83/100

Tomintoul 40y (43,3%, Specialty Drinks 2008, 335 btl.) – 84/100

Balvenie 12y ‘Signature’ (40%, OB 2008, batch n°1) – 87/100

Linkwood 18yo 1990 (46%, Gordon & MacPhail for La Maison du Whisky 2009, cask #6962) – 86/100

Macallan 18y 1983 (43%, OB 2001) – 89/100

Glenrothes Robur Reserve (40%, OB 2008, 1 liter) – 79/100

GlenDronach 15y ‘Revival’ (46%, OB 2009) – 83/100

Glenrothes 37y 1968 (57,6%, Duncan Taylor 2006, cask #13482, 160 btl.) – 88/100

Balvenie 21y PortWood (40%, OB 2006) – 83/100

Caperdonich 10y 1998 (58,5%, SMoS 2008, cask #1277, 251 btl.) – 83/100

Longmorn 32y 1976 (53%, The Whisky Agency 2008, 120 btl.) – 88/100

Linkwood 27y 1976 (46%, Cask & Thistle 2003, 336 btl.) – 84/100

The Balvenie 10y Founder’s Reserve (43%, OB 2006) – 83/100

Aberlour a’bunadh (59,9%, OB 2007, batch n°19) – 86/100

Glenrothes 1979 (43%, OB 1994) – 90/100

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

Benriach 12y Arumaticus Fumosus (46%, OB, 2007, Jamaican Dark Rum finish, 1740 btl.) – 85/100

The Glenrothes 1975 31y (43%, OB 2006) – 88/100

Macallan Fine Oak ‘Whisky Maker’s Selection’’ (42,8%, OB) – 83/100

Glen Moray 1967 25y (43%, OB 1993, 395 btl.) – 88/100

House of Peers 25y 1955 (40%, Douglas Agency Glasgow, 1980’s) – 91/100

Teaninich 23y 1972 (64,95%, RM 1996) – 90/100

The Balvenie 30y ‘Thirty’ (47,3%, OB 2004) – 87/100

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