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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



December 2014
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  • SK: And just to prove a point, all of the bottles are still available in places where they usually run out. Lets see how many will be still available whe
  • SK: 2 years ago I tried the Caol Ila 1982 from Archives. What a fantastic whisky. Since then I always try to stock these Caol Ila from the 80s. Sadly no
  • WhiskyNotes: The real problem is that Caol Ila isn't selling (mature) casks to independent bottlers any more, from what I've heard, so chances are low we'll see mo

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  • Inchgower 1975 (Maltbarn)
  • Octomore 6.3 258ppm
  • Peated Irish 1991 (Eiling Lim)
  • Elements of Islay Cl7
  • Benromach 5 Year Old

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