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Yellow Spot 12 yo (46%, Mitchell & Son +/- 2015) – 83/100

Irish single malts from independent bottlers are currently selling like hotcakes. We’ve seen old 1988 and 1989 expressions, the wonderful (peated) 1991s and several younger examples distilled early 2000s. All good to outstanding. Also on a more global scale, Irish distilleries achieved some excellent results and are growing at a much faster rate than their […]

Noah’s Mill (57,15%, OB 2010, Batch n°10-57) – 85/100

Parker’s Heritage Wheat whiskey 13 yo 2000 (63,7%, OB 2014, 8th edition) – 87/100

Smooth Ambler Old Scout 7 Year Old (49,5%, Smooth Ambler 2014) – 85/100

Irish Malt 22 yo 1991 (49,2%, The Whisky Fair 2014, Bourbon barrel, 184 btl.) – 89/100

Teeling 21 yo 1999 ‘Silver Reserve’ (46%, OB 2013, 5.000 btl.) – 90/100

George T. Stagg (71,3%, OB 2011) – 90/100

Holiday season

Jefferson’s Reserve (45,1%, OB 2010) – 80/100

Stranahan’s Colorado Whiskey (47%, OB 2010) – 87/100

Bernheim Original (45%, OB 2010) – 80/100

Jameson 12 yo ‘Special Reserve’ (40%, OB 2009) – 77/100

Tyrconnell 1992 Ambassador’s Choice (51%, OB 2009 for Belgium) – 84/100

Book announcement: Whiskey and Philosophy: A small batch of spirited ideas

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Coming up

  • Highland Park 1995 (Whisky Mercenary)
  • Laphroaig Lp6 (Elements of Islay)
  • Irish Single Malt 27yo 1988 (The Nectar of the Daily Drams)
  • Irish Single Malt 16yo 1999 (The Nectar of the Daily Drams)
  • Bunnahabhain 1987 (Maltbarn)
  • Glen Garioch 1993 (Maltbarn)
  • Glenlivet 42yo (Cadenhead)
  • Auchentoshan 1994 (Whisky Agency)
  • Blended Malt Extra Old (Whisky Agency)
  • Woodford Reserve Master's Collection
  • Teeling 26yo Vintage Reserve
  • Springbank 2001 vintage

1861 notes by Ruben

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