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Ben Nevis 19 yo (1997/2016), Maltbarn, 48.8%

Review #438 (2017) This has matured in a Bourbon cask (cask #65) and only 132 bottles were made. Marzipan. Lots of marzipan in the smell. Then some hay mixed with…

Ben Nevis 2013 (bottled 2020), Wilson & Morgan – Barrel Selection, 46%

Review #835 (2020) By Wilson & Morgan comes this Barrel Selection with the label “Matured in Sherry Wood”. It’s a single cask, from an Oloroso Sherry Butt, with the cask…

Tullibardine, The Murray – Cask Strength (2008/2021), 56.1%

Review #889 (2022) From “The Marquess Collection” comes this cask strength release. It is matured in First Fill Bourbon casks. White fruits in the smell – fresh and baked. Herbs…

Ben Nevis Coire Leis, 46%

Review #888 (2022) This is released in 2021, and is named after one of the water sources the distillery uses, located on the mountain Ben Nevis. White fruits and citrus…

Mosgaard Cask Experiment Series #2 (bottled 2021), 58.3%

Review #870 (2022) This is triple matured – 3 years in 50 liters ex-Bourbon, then half a year in 250 liters ex-Cherry wine casks and finally half a year in…

Craigellachie 11 yo (2002/2013), Signatory Vintage, 59.5%

Review #306 (2016) This is from the range ”Cask Strength Collection” from Signatory and is bottled exclusively for the Danish market. It is a single cask bottling from a Sherry…

Craigellachie 15 yo (1997/2013), Gordon & MacPhail – Reserve, 57.1%

Review #307 (2016) This is from the range ”Reserve” from Gordon & MacPhail and is bottled for van Wees. It is a single cask bottling from a refill American Hogshead…

Glengoyne 12 yo (2000/2012), Malts of Scotland, 58.2%

Review #372 (2016) This Single Cask from Malts of Scotland comes from a sherry butt with the number MoS12061 and only 585 bottles were made. The smell is full of…

Glengoyne 10 yo (1994/2005), SC Rum Finish, 61.8%

Review #371 (2016) This distillery single cask bottling comes from cask number 90933 and only 294 bottles were made. The smell has this rubbery sweetness. Vanilla, almonds and hints of…

Glenrothes Whisky Maker’s Cut, 48.8%

Review #887 (2022) This is matured only in first fill Sherry seasoned casks, and bottled at a strength, selected by their Master Whisky Maker. Nice deep Sherry notes and Bourbon…