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Laphroaig An Cuan Mór (48%, OB 2013, travel retail) – 87/100

Johnnie Walker Explorer’s Club Collection ‘The Gold Route’ (40%, OB 2013) – 78/100

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

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

Highland Park ‘Leif Eriksson’ (40%, OB 2011, travel retail) – 79/100

Bunnahabhain Cruach Mhona (50%, OB 2010, travel retail, 100cl) – 75/100

On my way back from Southeast Asia, I passed through Heathrow’s new Terminal 5. Considering the amount of high-end shops there, I was eager to see the World of Whiskies branch as I expected something special. Unfortunately, that was not the case. WOW in itself is still very interesting, but apart from a handful of […]

Glenmorangie Sonnalta PX (46%, OB 2009) – 89/100

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

Laphroaig Triple Wood (48%, OB 2008) – 88/100

A new range of Glenmorangie ”private expressions”. The Glenmorangie Sonnalta PX will be the first release in this series.

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

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  • MARS: On this point I can only agree, even the badest karuizawa is higly wanted and really expensive. ;-) Personaly I have nothing against the fact that the
  • WhiskyNotes: I'm not counting new releases - the producer can basically ask any price you want regardless of the real value. That leaves us with a couple of 1972's
  • MARS: The last 35 years old cost 1400€, the 1972's rare malt are at 4000/5000€(minimum minimorum) at auction and the 1972/40 years old release of last y

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  • Glendronach 8yo (Whiskymanufaktur)
  • Yamazaki 12 Year Old
  • Tomatin 1997 (Liquid Library)

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