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Lark Single Malt Cask Strength 2011 Release

June 5, 2013
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This single malt almost feels like a grain whisky. While the nose is not very exciting, the palate is full flavoured and delicious. – Rating: 85/100

Glenturret 34 yo Berry Bros.

May 29, 2013
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A very well-balanced fruity dram with no disturbing notes. It does not take much water, though. – Rating: 86/100

Caol Ila 30 yo 1982/2012 Archives

May 21, 2013
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The peat has almost completely transformed into fruity aromas after 30 years. The wood influence is surprisingly gentle – very delicious – Rating: 88/100

Clynelish 23 yo 1989/2012 The Perfect Dram

April 28, 2013
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The famous Clynelish waxiness is prominently featured in this wonderful malt, a perfect dram from the Brora successor. – Rating: 91/100

Glen Scotia 20 yo 1991/2012 Wilson & Morgan

April 27, 2013
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There is an unusual amount of spices in this sherried malt, the fruit is almost in the background. It is quite dry but still pleasant on the palate. – Rating: 85/100

Benriach 27 yo 1984/2012 Cask 4050

April 20, 2013
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This whisky is pure delight. Who said that sherry and peat doesn’t work? – Rating: 92/100

Chichibu The First 2008/2011

April 16, 2013
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The maturity of this barely legal whisky is amazing. Don’t hesitate to add water, it swims well. – Rating: 85/100

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

Glenrothes 24 yo 1988/2012 Whisky Doris

April 3, 2013
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It has a lovely nose, but palate and finish are disappointing, a rather anticlimactic dram. – Rating: 76/100

Dufftown 29 yo 1982/2011 Riverstown

April 1, 2013
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Quite an enjoyable dram, a bit on the spicy side. The age does not really show. – Rating: 84/100

Linkwood 28 yo 1984/2012 Whisky Warehouse No. 8

March 19, 2013
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A quite unusual but also very pleasant whisky and most likely without nicotine. – Rating: 87/100

Littlemill 21 yo 1990/2012 Scott’s Selection

March 19, 2013
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Nose and palate have a very nice fruity freshness, but overall the spices are a bit too strong here.- Rating: 83/100

Glen Keith 20 yo 1991/2012 Nectar Of The Daily Drams

March 6, 2013
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The fruity nose does not really indicate the strong spices that will hit your palate. You have been warned. – Rating: 84/100

Auchentoshan 1990 Silveroak

March 3, 2013

This malt has a very nice fruity and creamy base that is enhanced by rather strong wood spices. – Rating: 85/100

Clynelish 15 yo 1997/2012 Master of Malt

February 8, 2013
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A pretty typical younger Clynelish where a nice freshness is combined with the waxy and fruity house style. – Rating: 83/100

Glen Grant 14 yo 1997 SMWS 9.66

February 7, 2013
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Especially with water, this malt is very complex, the mix of spicy, herbal and light floral notes is intriguing. – Rating: 86/100

Auchentoshan 27 yo 1984/2012 Master of Malt

February 6, 2013
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Very floral, but in a good way. There is a minimal soapiness to it but it is too faint to call it a flaw. Quite unusual. – Rating: 84/100

Yoichi 15 yo

February 6, 2013
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The rich mixed fruit aromas blend very well with the light smoke, the whisky is quite dry but not too woody. – Rating: 85/100

Springbank Batch 1 – That Boutique-y Whisky Company

February 4, 2013
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Quite a spicy Springbank expression, especially with added water. Overall character is rather light but creamy. – Rating: 84/100

Invergordon Batch 1 – That Boutique-y Whisky Company

February 2, 2013
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If you get past the initial herbal punch, a lovely mix of fruit, sweetness and spice pleases your palate. – Rating: 87/100