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Bowmore Gold Reef (43%, OB 2014, travel retail) – 80/100

Bowmore Black Rock (40%, OB 2014, travel retail) – 78/100

Dalmore Valour (40%, OB 2013, travel retail) – 73/100

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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  • Basidium: I am partial to the Glencairn Crystal Canadian Whisky Glass as it is closer to what I am used to in a standard whiskey tumbler. It still narrows the t
  • Raphael: One similar to Bugatti, with bigger hips, would be the Eisch Jeunesse Malt-Whisky Glass. Quite elegant and not the cheapest one. Winner of the Whisky
  • WhiskyNotes: A Bugatti with bigger hips sounds very promising! Keep me posted, Bram.

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  • Dailuaine 1997 (Bonding Dram)
  • Clynelish 'distillery only'
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WhiskyNotes - Ruben LuytenThis blog is my personal collection of impressions, written while searching for the ultimate single malt whisky.