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Port Ellen 1978 (55,7%, Thosop Handwritten 2005, refill sherry butt, 6 btl.) – 93/100

Tomatin 1976 (49%, Thosop ‘handwritten’ 2013, ‘Never released stock’, 24 btl.) – 91/100

Glen Scotia 20 yo 1992 (48,2%, Thosop 2012, refill sherry hogshead, 162 btl.) – 85/100

Cooley 1999 (53,3%, Thosop 2012, 179 btl.) – 90/100

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

Caol Ila 30 yo 1981 (50,6%, Thosop 2011, bourbon cask, 153 btl.) – 91/100

Clynelish 22 yo 1989 (53,5%, Thosop 2012, bourbon barrel, 138 btl.) – 92/100

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

Luc Timmermans announced that his tasks as importer of Malts of Scotland and owner of the Thosop handwritten series will be taken over by Dominiek Bouckaert.

Bowmore 17 yo 1993 (53,7%, Thosop 2010, bourbon cask 477, 198 btl.) – 90/100

Deanston 33 yo 1977 (43%, Thosop Import 2010, 205 btl.) – 87/100

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

Lochside 1981 (50,5%, Thosop 2010, refill sherry, 206 btl.) – 90/100

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

Glenfarclas 41 yo 1968 (OB 2010 for Thosop, cask #702 & 5240)

Port Ellen 26 yo 1983 (53,5%, Old Bothwell for Thosop 2009, cask #221) – 92/100

Macduff 25 yo 1984 (54,9%, Thosop 2009, Bourbon cask, 120 btl.) – 86/100

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

Old Bothwell Port Ellen 1982 cask #2473 and Port Ellen 1982 cask # 2545.

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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

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  • Glenrothes 1997 (Kintra)
  • Bladnoch 1992 (The Nectar)
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WhiskyNotes - Ruben LuytenThis blog is my personal collection of impressions, written while searching for the ultimate single malt whisky.