alphaking wrote:I asked at a local store and was told the XR was released for last year, and the Cask No. 16 is this years release. A friend told me the XR was worth every penny, but for the money I picked up the Cask No. 16 for $99. It is extremely smooth and worth purchasing in my opinion. The XR was very tempting, but at $169 a 750ml I don't care to know how it tastes.