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Glencadam 22 yo Abbey Whisky Rare Casks

June 27, 2014
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The whisky has pleasant fruity aromas and a nice creamy mouthfeel, but the spiciness – pepper in particular – is overpowering. – Rating: 82/100

Glen Grant 22 yo 1992/2014 Single Malts Of Scotland

June 24, 2014
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This is definitely my favourite of the recent SMOS bottlings. The tropical fruit aromas are wonderful, and even though water does make it even better it is perfectly sippable undiluted. – Rating: 88/100

anCnoc 22 yo

September 10, 2013
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It still has the lightness Knockdhu is known for, but the long time in the casks have also given it a nice richness not seen in their younger bottlings. – Rating: 86/100

Littlemill 22 yo 1990/2012 Whisky Agency

April 13, 2013
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The sherry is not very obvious here, but who cares because this is an immensely fruity and delightful whisky. – Rating: 92/100

Cardhu 22 yo 1982

June 21, 2012

Rich, creamy and complex, this bottling shows that Cardhu can be more than an unoffensive ‘summer dram’. – Rating: 89/100

Littlemill 1989/2011 Malts of Scotland

June 6, 2012

Some very nice flavours can be found in this malt, but despite being cask strength, there is a somewhat watery undercurrent. – Rating: 86/100

Tullibardine 1988/2010

July 18, 2011
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Another somewhat disappointing Tully. The nose is a bit underwhelming, the palate shows more promise but still has a slightly lackluster feel to it. – Rating: 75/100

Glen Moray 22 yo SMWS 35.29

August 29, 2010

A nice spicy and fruity dram which I find rather enjoyable. But that piece of tabloid level SMWS lyrics is just over the top. – Rating: 83/100

Convalmore 1977/1998 Cadenhead

March 27, 2010

A very “beefy” and extremely complex malt, all elements are very well balanced. The first herbal whisky I really loved. – Score: 93/100