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

Littlemill 24 yo 1989 (48,7%, Liquid Library 2014, refill hogshead, 199 btl.) – 90/100

GlenDronach 20 yo 1993 (53,6%, OB for The Whisky Agency 2013, oloroso sherry butt #4, 664 btl.) – 91/100

Laphroaig 12 yo 2000 (51,7%, The Whisky Agency ‘Perfect Dram’ 2013, refill sherry hogshead, 291 btl.) – 85/100

Bowmore 17 yo 1996 (52,7%, The Whisky Agency ‘Faces’ 2013, refill bourbon hogshead, 307 btl.) – 91/100

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

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

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

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

The Whisky Agency – new bottlings – Perfect Dram III + Flowers

Clynelish 27 yo 1982 (53,9%, Whisky Agency 2009, 240 btl.) – 90/100

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

Caol Ila 26y 1982 (63%, The Whisky Agency 2009, Perfect Dram I, 120 btl.) – 88/100

Bunnahabhain 35y 1973 (50,1%, The Whisky Agency 2008, Shark series, 509 btl.) – 75/100

Bunnahabhain 32y 1976 (55,7%, The Whisky Agency 2008, Shark series, 300 btl.) – 85/100

There are three Bunnahabhains in the 2009 range from The Whisky Agency. They’re all from the 1970’s and sherry matured, although they’ve used different types of sherry casks. I evaluated all three of them.

Fettercairn 33y 1975 (58,3%, The Whisky Agency 2008, Perfect Dram I, 143 btl.) – 82/100

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

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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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  • Ben Nevis 2002 (Port cask #334)
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