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Yamazaki Distiller’s Reserve (43%, OB 2014) – 87/100

Yamazaki 12 yo (43%, OB 2013) – 81/100

Pierre Marcolini – Rare whiskies and rums (box of chocolates)

Yamazaki Puncheon (48%, OB 2013) – 84/100

Tasting of Japanese whisky, hosted by Stefan Van Eycken and organized by The Bonding Dram – 22/08/2013

Yamazaki 25 yo (43%, OB +/- 2010) – 87/100

World Whiskies Awards 2012

Yamazaki ‘Vintage Malt’ 1980 (56%, OB 2004, refill sherry) – 90/100

Yamazaki 18 yo (43%, OB 2008, L8CP3) – 90/100

Yamazaki 12 yo 1996 (60%, OB for Whisky-Live Japan 2009, sherry butt AX70012) – 86/100

A series of Japanese whisky reviews. There’s a Hakushu and Yamazaki bottled for Whisky-Live Japan, a Karuizawa 1991, several Nikka bottlings, the highly praised Yamazaki 18yo, a Mizunara wood finish etc.

World Whiskies Awards 2011

Yamazaki 1990 (60%, OB 2008, sherry cask #0N70645, 471 btl.) – 88/100

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  • Taco: I'm about finished with a bottle of this and am still amazed at how good it is. It's much more subtle than the popular sherry finished whiskers, but
  • Tony: I guess they are not planning on selling much to the likes of us. "Premiumisation" gone mad...
  • Johan Andersson: I'm in Campbeltown right now for the Springbank Open Day on Thursday. This review is really spot on. I really love Longrow and especially the 18 it be

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  • Springbank Vintage 2001
  • Mortlach Rare Old

1790 notes by Ruben

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