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Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 10-10-2019, 05:32 AM
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Posted By BoxcarBill
Total Wine bumped the Springbank 10 up $7/btl in...

Total Wine bumped the Springbank 10 up $7/btl in the Minneapolis stores.
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 10-05-2019, 04:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 170
Posted By BoxcarBill
Bad news: ...

Bad news:
https://www.forbes.com/sites/felipeschrieberg/2019/10/03/trump-administration-slaps-25-tariff-on-single-malt-scotch-whisky-imports/#1dfebd4d207f
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 10-03-2019, 12:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 170
Posted By BoxcarBill
Maybe I'm getting soft in my old age but I opened...

Maybe I'm getting soft in my old age but I opened a Corryvreckan last week and I'm finding it a bit harsh. Dare I say I actually cut it with about 20% Balvenie DW 12 and thought it plenty good.
I'm...
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 09-16-2019, 06:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 170
Posted By BoxcarBill
Ardbeg 10 is looking darker

The latest (it might be 4/5 years since I bought it) Ardbeg 10 I opened is definitely looking darker in the Glencairn. I hope they aren't adding caramel coloring to please the eyes of the unwashed...
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 08-04-2019, 05:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 922
Posted By BoxcarBill
Muy bueno.

Muy bueno.
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 08-02-2019, 05:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 922
Posted By BoxcarBill
If I get to Minneapolis I'll pick up a 15 and...

If I get to Minneapolis I'll pick up a 15 and maybe some other Springbank offerings.
I read the Japanese are driving the high end Springbank prices up by it's becoming popular in Japan.
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 08-01-2019, 04:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 922
Posted By BoxcarBill
As I get older more and more things never make it...

As I get older more and more things never make it past the pipe dream level.
:rolleyes:
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 07-31-2019, 06:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 922
Posted By BoxcarBill
Sprinbank 10

I'm going on the record for believing Springbank 10 is an excellent craft malt whisky. It's not an industrially produced product.
I'm having visions of buying a case of it in Minneapolis next time I...
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 05-28-2019, 06:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 581
Posted By BoxcarBill
Cool I would agree Peat. Just had the An Oa first...

I would agree Peat.
Just had the An Oa first then the 10. The An Oa has a somewhat better flavor (nothing to write home about though) and is definitely silkier.
The 10 has more flavor and it...
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 05-27-2019, 06:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 581
Posted By BoxcarBill
Opened an An Oa

A pleasant enough dram, silky, much silkier than Ardbeg 10. I purposely had some Ardie 10 immediately before the An Oa and the An Oa doesn't have as much flavor and backbone as the 10 IMO. Seems a...
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 02-19-2018, 06:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,712
Posted By BoxcarBill
Go to Single Malt Scotch Whisky and click new...

Go to Single Malt Scotch Whisky and click new thread.
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 01-10-2018, 07:22 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,712
Posted By BoxcarBill
It's definitely a quality whisky but I don't...

It's definitely a quality whisky but I don't think I'll be looking to buy another after having a few more drams over the past +week. Gotta have my peat flavor even if just a touch.
It's just a bit...
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 01-03-2018, 07:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,712
Posted By BoxcarBill
Opened A Balvenie Single Barrel 12

This whisky is surprisingly silky for 47.8% abv. The flavor is soft and delicate with noticeable bourbon and aged oak, but also nougat, dried pale fruit, and a touch of licorice. Ample sweetness.
A...
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 10-27-2017, 06:02 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,382
Posted By BoxcarBill
Opened an Aberlour 12

Picked it up a couple years ago for $25 + the crazy Washington State liquor tax.
I had a bottle of this before and figured it was worth about $30-$35.
Tastes like a sherry whisky flavored hard...
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 10-18-2017, 04:41 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,495
Posted By BoxcarBill
Opened a Corryvreckan...

It's amazing how tasty this stuff is, and yummy too. Had some Ardbeg 10 to follow it and it tasted like koolaid in comparison. :rolleyes:
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 08-25-2017, 07:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,097
Posted By BoxcarBill
I don't have that gift.

I don't have that gift.
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 07-29-2017, 05:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,855
Posted By BoxcarBill
I have come to the realization that the new,...

I have come to the realization that the new, present day Drambuie is a poor attempt to replace the old stuff. Just read the reviews of it online. :eek:
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 07-06-2017, 05:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,904
Posted By BoxcarBill
I've got the one you wanted waiting here for you.

I've got the one you wanted waiting here for you.
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 07-06-2017, 05:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,904
Posted By BoxcarBill
Just opened an Old Pulteny 12. It's a pleasant...

Just opened an Old Pulteny 12. It's a pleasant enough sipper but is a bit subdued and lackluster. Probably won't be long till I'm spiking it with Ardbeg 10 :rolleyes:

BTW, we're getting cooked...
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 07-05-2017, 07:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,904
Posted By BoxcarBill
Will have to keep an eye out for a good buy on...

Will have to keep an eye out for a good buy on the Double Black, looks like the Platinum is a bit pricey for me. Am a bit leary about blends with grain whisky though. :rolleyes:

Am going halfsies...
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 07-05-2017, 05:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,904
Posted By BoxcarBill
I thought ol' Ralfy did a good job describing it...

I thought ol' Ralfy did a good job describing it until he added the water. I shut it down then.
:rolleyes:
It's not a big, robust flavored dram but the flavors that are there are quite enjoyable....
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 07-04-2017, 05:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,904
Posted By BoxcarBill
Just Opened a Springbank 10

This stuff is refined, silky. Love the unique flavor. I have to be careful not to drink too much.
Poured a bit of Ardbeg 10 right after the SB 10 and I thought crude would be a good description for...
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 06-18-2017, 11:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,855
Posted By BoxcarBill
If you ever get some more for whatever reason,...

If you ever get some more for whatever reason, put a tablespoon over a couple scoops of Breyers "Natural Vanilla" (their original vanilla). ;)
...
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 06-18-2017, 05:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,855
Posted By BoxcarBill
I'm getting peppermint and licorice in the mix of...

I'm getting peppermint and licorice in the mix of smells and flavors from Drambuie. I was surprised with the peppermint.
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 06-08-2017, 11:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,855
Posted By BoxcarBill
:) I've got 2 bottles of Springbank 10, a...

:)

I've got 2 bottles of Springbank 10, a Balvenie single barrel 15, and the omnipresent Corryvreckan, Ardbeg 10, and Balvenie DW 12.
The Kilchoman Machir Bay was too good to save. :(
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 06-08-2017, 03:44 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,855
Posted By BoxcarBill
I love coffee but can't drink it. It makes me...

I love coffee but can't drink it. It makes me tense.
I have a friend who can't get to sleep unless he has a cup of strong coffee before bed.:confused:
You gonna be in the hood this season?
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 06-06-2017, 04:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,855
Posted By BoxcarBill
Figured How To Finish Off A Bottle Of Drambuie

I'm putting it on Breyers vanilla ice cream. Not as good as Grand Marnier but at least I'll be able to get the bottle out of my booze cabinet this way.
:cool:

My latest blend is 1 part A'bunadh,...
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 03-19-2017, 03:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,097
Posted By BoxcarBill
I think I like it a bit better than the Laphroaig...

I think I like it a bit better than the Laphroaig 10 straight. It's plenty tasty but seems a bit alcohol harsh. Doubt I'll ever buy any A'bunadh again.
Just followed it with some Ardbeg 10 and the...
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 03-15-2017, 01:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,097
Posted By BoxcarBill
Mixing Laphroaig 10 & A'bunadh Now

... to use up the A'bunadh. It isn't bad at a ratio of 1 A'bunadh to 4 to 5 Laphroaig.
Things have been so dead here I thought I'd say something. :rolleyes:
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 01-26-2017, 07:04 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,106
Posted By BoxcarBill
I've got 2 Springbank 10s in my stash awaiting an...

I've got 2 Springbank 10s in my stash awaiting an opening.
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 01-22-2017, 02:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,815
Posted By BoxcarBill
I save the boxes for when I throw the empty...

I save the boxes for when I throw the empty bottle out. 2 birds with one throw. No double handling of refuse here.
Keep my opens unboxed in a dark cabinet at floor level. :)
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 01-08-2017, 05:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,805
Posted By BoxcarBill
The latest fad here is I found a dust covered...

The latest fad here is I found a dust covered bottle of Drambuie in the back of the booze cupboard and have been mixing about 20% Drambuie & 80% Glemorangie Original. It will be a surefire way to...
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 01-08-2017, 05:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,001
Posted By BoxcarBill
http://www.oaksliquors.com/product_images/img_411_...

http://www.oaksliquors.com/product_images/img_411_1.jpg
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 01-03-2017, 12:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,001
Posted By BoxcarBill
I've never had a whisky go downhill that quickly,...

I've never had a whisky go downhill that quickly, in fact I think most malt whiskys are at their peak at about 2 months after opening.
A friend had a Lagavulin 16 that had been open and about half...
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 12-20-2016, 07:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,805
Posted By BoxcarBill
Probably a good description for it. Welcome back...

Probably a good description for it. Welcome back Oscar.
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 12-15-2016, 05:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,100
Posted By BoxcarBill
Made in India.

Made in India.
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 12-05-2016, 03:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,805
Posted By BoxcarBill
Yep, it's rather lackluster, the Ardbeg 10 livens...

Yep, it's rather lackluster, the Ardbeg 10 livens it right up. I think I'll avoid buying another, the more I drink it the more I get the bourbon taste.
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 12-02-2016, 06:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,805
Posted By BoxcarBill
Just a small dribble of Ardbeg 10 improves it...

Just a small dribble of Ardbeg 10 improves it immensely.
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 11-29-2016, 07:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,805
Posted By BoxcarBill
Opened a Glenmorangie Original

Nothing to write home about but ok for $30 including tax. Noticeable oak, easy to tell it was aged in Bourbon barrels, and a soft touch of spicy licorice. Wonder how long before I start spiking it...
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 10-27-2016, 04:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,695
Posted By BoxcarBill
I believe the alcohol burn is mellowing now that...

I believe the alcohol burn is mellowing now that the bottle has been opened for a while and has air on the whisky.
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 10-02-2016, 04:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,695
Posted By BoxcarBill
I am beginning to like this malt more as I drink...

I am beginning to like this malt more as I drink it on a somewhat regular basis. It has a nice, clean, spicy flavor but that alcohol burn is still a distraction.
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 09-16-2016, 06:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,695
Posted By BoxcarBill
Opened the Kilchoman Machir Bay

It certainly smells like a peaty Islay. When I sip I get a decent burst of pleasant flavor up front but it rather quickly fades and all too soon the big, harsh alcohol burn finish takes over and...
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 09-01-2016, 01:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,480
Posted By BoxcarBill
My only suggestion is to tell him to get...

My only suggestion is to tell him to get something from the export duty free shop. Although the selection may be limited compared to other shops the savings can be substantial.
I've only had the...
Forum: Whisky Bottle Date & Other Information Requests 08-12-2016, 10:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,941
Posted By BoxcarBill
... that didn't go very well. :(

... that didn't go very well. :(
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 08-03-2016, 07:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,875
Posted By BoxcarBill
The Bowmore 12 is quite expensive there. The...

The Bowmore 12 is quite expensive there. The Balvenie DW 12 ain't cheap, and I'm not familiar with the Aberlour price.
What is the sales tax on liquor in SC?
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 07-28-2016, 10:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,991
Posted By BoxcarBill
I had some again and thought it rather alcohol...

I had some again and thought it rather alcohol hot all the way through the dram. The power of mood I guess.
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 07-16-2016, 09:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,204
Posted By BoxcarBill
Nope, and nope to get to 10 characters.

Nope, and nope to get to 10 characters.
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 07-14-2016, 06:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,991
Posted By BoxcarBill
Just did a reverse comparison starting with the...

Just did a reverse comparison starting with the Ardie 10 then going to the P. M. They are both indeed very good whiskys but my opinion remains about the same. The Ardbeg is quite a bit more peated,...
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 07-12-2016, 01:13 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,237
Posted By BoxcarBill
Buena suerte.

Buena suerte.
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 07-12-2016, 01:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,204
Posted By BoxcarBill
Hit the state controlled liquor store today (Mon...

Hit the state controlled liquor store today (Mon 7/11). The regular Ardbeg 10 price here is $51.95 (+6% tax) and sure enough it was on sale for $10 off.
I only got two. Good thing I didn't get more,...
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 07-10-2016, 08:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,204
Posted By BoxcarBill
The last time I looked (a year or better ago) it...

The last time I looked (a year or better ago) it was either $52 or $53 here in Idaho. I'm wondering what's up. The sales here are usually about $5 off per bottle in that price range. Maybe they...
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 07-10-2016, 05:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,991
Posted By BoxcarBill
Started with the Peat Monster. It starts out a...

Started with the Peat Monster.
It starts out a bit alcohol hot and seemingly light on the flavor I expected but as I sip it becomes more mellow, rich, and complex.
The immediate switch to Ardbeg...
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 07-09-2016, 05:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,204
Posted By BoxcarBill
Almost Missed This One On Ardbeg 10

Well ain't this a kick in the pants? Right here in my liquor controlled state:

https://s32.postimg.org/hcqfzr3ol/Ardbeg_10.png

+ 6% sales tax. Will have to visit my local, fascist, state run...
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 07-09-2016, 05:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,991
Posted By BoxcarBill
Peat Monster

Opened the Peat Monster after finishing off the Talisker 10 and took a sip. Yes, it is very similar to Ardbeg 10. Will have to do a side by side comparison between the P.M. and Ardie 10 next time...
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 06-13-2016, 08:46 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 3,712
Posted By BoxcarBill
... I don't need any encouragement.

... I don't need any encouragement.
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 06-02-2016, 07:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,662
Posted By BoxcarBill
Very small Haier 5,000 btu window units are...

Very small Haier 5,000 btu window units are selling here for about $115 US. I'm tempted to get one for my wine/booze storage room but I'd have to have it put in and taken out every year. (bad...
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 06-01-2016, 06:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,662
Posted By BoxcarBill
Canadian? I'd say your air conditioner needs to...

Canadian? I'd say your air conditioner needs to be replaced with one that works or is big enough. I would think 70 f would be a good temp for whisky. Mine goes from 55 f in the winter to 72 max in...
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 05-14-2016, 07:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,875
Posted By BoxcarBill
... a sigh of relief. I'm not a fan of the big...

... a sigh of relief.
I'm not a fan of the big sherry bombs (A'Bunadh) so I hope this one isn't over the top, but then again Balvenie would be hard pressed in my book to make something mediocre.
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 05-14-2016, 04:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,875
Posted By BoxcarBill
This Year's Haul from Minneapolis

(1) Balvenie Single Barrel 12 $56
(1) Balvenie Single Barrel 15 Sherry Cask $95
(2) Springbank 10 $48
(1) Old Pulteney 12 $39.50
(1) Old Pulteney 17 $97
(1) Compass Box The Peat Monster $48
(1)...
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 05-04-2016, 05:01 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 3,390
Posted By BoxcarBill
Corks will also dry out/dry rot if not kept...

Corks will also dry out/dry rot if not kept moist. Solution is to drink it.
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 05-02-2016, 10:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,533
Posted By BoxcarBill
If you're sure you'll be in the hood and stop by...

If you're sure you'll be in the hood and stop by this year I'll pick one up for you. $106.70 is a bit out of my personal league. :o
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 05-01-2016, 06:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,533
Posted By BoxcarBill
:) $97 at total wine minnie + 10% tax.

:)


$97 at total wine minnie + 10% tax.
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 05-01-2016, 04:16 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,533
Posted By BoxcarBill
I've run into that confusion before with other...

I've run into that confusion before with other whiskies. Seems the products sold in Britain are 40% abv and a 70 cl bottle while here in the states it's 43% and 75 cl bottle.


I think the state...
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 05-01-2016, 04:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,533
Posted By BoxcarBill
Doesn't look like the Single Barrel 15 is in the...

Doesn't look like the Single Barrel 15 is in the line up for "all" the Total Wine stores in the Minneapolis area. I'll bet the DW 17 is good but too spendy for my purse @ $140.
Sounds like I should...
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 04-30-2016, 05:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,533
Posted By BoxcarBill
Coming through Minneapolis need advice.

Will be driving through Minneapolis in a couple weeks,
This is my get list so far at Total Wine:

Balvenie Single Barrel 12 $56
Springbank 10 $48
Old Pulteney 12 $39.50 (40%?)
Compass Box The...
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 04-02-2016, 03:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,454
Posted By BoxcarBill
Took me 15 minutes to go from not liking...

Took me 15 minutes to go from not liking Laphroaig 10 to needing more.
John b answered well but for me it's the oak that is the main ingredient. Can't make whisky without wood. Of course the big...
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 04-02-2016, 03:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,465
Posted By BoxcarBill
The water is already added at the...

The water is already added at the distillery/bottling plant, unless of course it's cask strength.
No water for me, ever. Corryvreckan... makes no matter.
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 03-22-2016, 05:48 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,859
Posted By BoxcarBill
Has Anyone Cracked The Balvenie Date Code?

I have 12 Balvenie DW 12s and would like to open the oldest ones first. I have found the laser etched codes on the bottom side of the bottles but I'll be darned if I can figger 'em out. A Google...
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 03-09-2016, 12:02 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,444
Posted By BoxcarBill
Wasn't this/something similar put to us about a...

Wasn't this/something similar put to us about a year ago?
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 03-08-2016, 08:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,079
Posted By BoxcarBill
Hi, and welcome. Although I find the Quarter...

Hi, and welcome.
Although I find the Quarter Cask too harsh/young for me it's quite tasty and complex. The Lagavulin 16 is very good, a bit spendy though. The Uigeadail is good also but I prefer the...
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 03-04-2016, 06:52 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 11,381
Posted By BoxcarBill
I opened the Talisker 10. Quite tasty, I like it...

I opened the Talisker 10. Quite tasty, I like it better than the subdued Caol Ila 12. Followed it with a bit of Corry. I'm still sniffing the empty glencairn 45 mins later. :cool:
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 02-27-2016, 11:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,213
Posted By BoxcarBill
The Balvenie DW 12 is in my opinion one of the...

The Balvenie DW 12 is in my opinion one of the best bangs for the buck but it's price seems to be rising more than other malts.
I'm working on a Glenfarclas 12 which I don't think is quite as good...
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 02-22-2016, 07:17 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 12,015
Posted By BoxcarBill
Bowmore 12 tastes like Kool Aid to me. An easy...

Bowmore 12 tastes like Kool Aid to me. An easy drinker but quite boring (yes it's peaty). I've wanted to try Scapa for some time now but from what I've read it's a very delicate bodied malt, very...
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 02-17-2016, 05:10 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 12,015
Posted By BoxcarBill
I recently opened a Glenfarclas 12 that I'm...

I recently opened a Glenfarclas 12 that I'm enjoying but it's only lightly peated. Springbank 10 has a good dose of peat and is quite flavorful. A lot more flavor than HP 12 but I wouldn't call it a...
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 02-04-2016, 07:10 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,520
Posted By BoxcarBill
I love the Corryvreckan but the Laphroaig Quarter...

I love the Corryvreckan but the Laphroaig Quarter Cask is too harsh for me. Nice full bodied flavors and complexity but I just can't enjoy it due to the over the top alcohol presence and burn.
Does...
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 02-01-2016, 10:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,353
Posted By BoxcarBill
Many things can go wrong in 30 years.

Many things can go wrong in 30 years.
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 01-31-2016, 09:01 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 11,381
Posted By BoxcarBill
The Springbank 10 I had was very tasty, lots of...

The Springbank 10 I had was very tasty, lots of flavor.
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 01-30-2016, 10:18 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 11,381
Posted By BoxcarBill
I only ever had the Springbank 10. I thought it...

I only ever had the Springbank 10. I thought it was very good. It's different tasting than anything else I ever had. It's not cheap but I will always go for more/try other Springbank, if it's priced...
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 01-28-2016, 04:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,520
Posted By BoxcarBill
Balvenie DoubleWood 12 is good for the price....

Balvenie DoubleWood 12 is good for the price. Springbank 10 is good too.
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 01-23-2016, 05:44 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 11,381
Posted By BoxcarBill
I think the Laphroaig 10 has more flavor and body...

I think the Laphroaig 10 has more flavor and body but isn't as refined as the Ardbeg 10. I like the flavor of the Ardbeg better. I also get a bit of a cooked vegetables flavor from the Laphroaig...
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 01-21-2016, 11:41 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 11,381
Posted By BoxcarBill
$30 can't be beat for the Laphroaig 10. I'd like...

$30 can't be beat for the Laphroaig 10. I'd like to hear your comparison of the Laphroaig 10 to the Ardbeg 10.
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 01-21-2016, 07:10 AM
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Views: 9,812
Posted By BoxcarBill
Springbank is good stuff and I only ever had the...

Springbank is good stuff and I only ever had the 10. $40 for Ardbeg 10 is the RIGHT PRICE.
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 01-20-2016, 08:30 AM
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Views: 11,381
Posted By BoxcarBill
If the Corry is a bit wild for you try some...

If the Corry is a bit wild for you try some Uigeadail as a stepping stone. I can never get enough Ardbeg 10. An opened bottle never lasts long even when I'm drinking mostly other selections. It and...
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 01-12-2016, 06:21 AM
Replies: 2
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Posted By BoxcarBill
Welcome. Come on over... I'll pour you a dram of...

Welcome. Come on over... I'll pour you a dram of Corryvreckan. :)
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 01-05-2016, 08:07 AM
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Views: 2,289
Posted By BoxcarBill
Ardbeg 10, Russian Imperial Stout Pairing

Was told some months back on a beer site this was good. Finally got around to trying it and I agree. The two compliment each other quite well. The beer was Old Rasputin R.I.S.
I need to do this...
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 12-26-2015, 06:28 AM
Replies: 362
Views: 137,050
Posted By BoxcarBill
My Glencairn is in hand awaiting your pour. I...

My Glencairn is in hand awaiting your pour.
I just now finished off an Ardbog bottle. I stood with it upside down for a good 3 minutes to get every drop. Kind of a sad moment but I recently opened...
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 12-24-2015, 06:52 AM
Replies: 362
Views: 137,050
Posted By BoxcarBill
The last couple times I've had this it starts out...

The last couple times I've had this it starts out rather alcohol hot then I get acclimated to it. The power of mood I guess. :confused:
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 12-22-2015, 09:35 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 9,812
Posted By BoxcarBill
This is one of the best buys in the country right...

This is one of the best buys in the country right now and they ship but only to certain states.

http://www.klwines.com/Products/r?d=0&r=0&p=0&o=-1&t=%20Uigeadail
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 12-22-2015, 07:18 AM
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Views: 2,886
Posted By BoxcarBill
What else have you had? You just mention whiskey...

What else have you had? You just mention whiskey but not the type.
Where are you? You might be drinking bourbon?
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 12-06-2015, 11:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,519
Posted By BoxcarBill
You are officially elected to taste some of this...

You are officially elected to taste some of this stuff and report back to the site.
;)
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 12-05-2015, 09:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,519
Posted By BoxcarBill
Taiwanese Whisky?

Taiwanese Whisky :eek:

Kavalan Whiskey Fino Sherry 115.6 Proof, $400
Kavalan ex-Bourbon Oak Taiwanese Whisky 92 Proof, $125
Kavalan Sherry Oak Taiwanese Whisky 92 Proof, $150
Kavalan Whisky...
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 12-03-2015, 04:11 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,343
Posted By BoxcarBill
Ooh, a subject dear to my heart.

Ooh, a subject dear to my heart.
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 12-02-2015, 09:08 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,343
Posted By BoxcarBill
He speaks from experience... ;) I was to an...

He speaks from experience... ;)

I was to an olive oil tasting back in Sept. I got a kick out of the woman telling me to sip the oil from the little sample cup like I explained I do with spirits. I...
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 12-01-2015, 02:06 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,343
Posted By BoxcarBill
Ha ha... (I'm under extreme effort to hold back...

Ha ha... (I'm under extreme effort to hold back my true feelings here for the good of all of us).

Number 1) Wine is NEVER diluted with water. When wine is decanted it is just that... decanted. I...
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 11-30-2015, 01:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,055
Posted By BoxcarBill
Looks like you've been around the horn. Isn't...

Looks like you've been around the horn. Isn't A'bunadh a cask strength malt?
IMHO of course, Bowmore 12 and Macallan 12 taste like whisky flavored kool aid to me. I find the Macallan 12, although a...
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 11-29-2015, 06:33 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,055
Posted By BoxcarBill
Hi & welcome. Yes it would be helpful to...

Hi & welcome.
Yes it would be helpful to know what you've tried and what you thought of them.
Sounds like you might prefer the 40% alcohol by volume offerings for the time being anyway.

I'm...
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 11-23-2015, 06:48 AM
Replies: 362
Views: 137,050
Posted By BoxcarBill
This Bunnahabhain 12 is quite yummy. Not Islay...

This Bunnahabhain 12 is quite yummy. Not Islay tasting at all, more like a Speyside. Very silky for 46.3% abv but loaded with rich flavor.
I think I'm getting the slightest hint of peat sniffing...
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 11-13-2015, 08:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,130
Posted By BoxcarBill
... it's only money.

... it's only money.
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 11-11-2015, 12:00 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,846
Posted By BoxcarBill
Better be sure you can get them checked through...

Better be sure you can get them checked through baggage to fly. The rules are pretty screwy Louie these days.

Also, I'm currently looking to get a decent buy on some authentic Mezcal from Mexico....
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 11-09-2015, 07:15 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,346
Posted By BoxcarBill
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