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Old 01-16-2014, 10:48 AM
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Last week, I bought:
Old Weller 107
Four Roses
Glendronach 12
Hibiki 12
Faultine - Independent bottling of an 15 year Bowmore cask
Ardbeg - Uigeadail
If you're liking the Uigeadail definitely look for Corryvreckan and Ardbog.

Hibiki is a blend of Yamazaki and Hakushu and you may want to try them too.
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Dec
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Cask strenght Macallan x3
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If they win I will do Eagle Rare 10 and EC12 for the Super Bowl.
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Old Pulteney 21 year , Excellent dram well deserving of an award. And even though its not a single I couldn't pass on a bottle of green label. Actually very surprised by this considering its a blend of Talisker, Caol Ila , Cragganmore and Linkwood. I've only tried the Linkwood before and it was so-so. But with my tendency to avoid the peaty, smoky whisky's I really enjoyed this bottling. It may be a way to ease myself into peated whisky's slowly.
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There's way too much negative atmosphere around the word 'blend', particularly since they're not all created equal. Green Label is very enjoyable and no one should have to apologize for liking it.
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I enjoy Green Label... IMO, a quality dram.
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So far I enjoy it more than the bottle of Blue Label I have. How do the Gold and Platinum stand up to the Green?
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So far I enjoy it more than the bottle of Blue Label I have. How do the Gold and Platinum stand up to the Green?
Johnnie Walker gold and platinum, IMO, are exactly what most people want, which is very smooth, mellow and easier to drink than most other whiskies. For many folks like Us (the crazies), gold and platinum lack in flavor, complexity and character (although some can pick out and up more than others in these two expressions)...... So, for me, IMO, Green is richer, fuller, more flavorful/complex and beautifully blended, and because of this, Green is my preferred choice, along with Black, in the Johnnie Walker line up.

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For JW if you decide to try the Platinum it is a lot more smokey than other JW blends. Also been sipping on their XR 21 YR blend and I'm not really impressed with it that much. As mentioned gold or green are my favorites.
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Apologies for the (late) festive image , i acquired these a couple weeks ago. There are rumours this expression is being discontinued so i snaffled a pair.



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Just picked up a bottle of Kilchoman 2009 Autumn Release.


Should be an interesting drop. Very young whisky. Will let you know what it tastes like.
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Just picked up a bottle of Kilchoman 2009 Autumn Release.


Should be an interesting drop. Very young whisky. Will let you know what it tastes like.
I very much enjoyed mine. It does taste young, but it is solid for it's age and you will see the potential here. The common held belief is that when it comes of age Kilchoman will be among the best.

I hope you enjoy, and looking forward to seeing your thoughts on it.
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Just picked up a bottle of the Berry's 24 year Bunnahabhain today and will be opening it on Tuesday with the boss. Looking forward to trying this and hope its good.
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Bought a case from Total Wine & More. Two bottles have already been claimed by my two buddies from Taiwan, and I am keeping the third bottle. We will crack open one on my next trip there and smoke a few Opus X to celebrate the New Year of the Horse.....
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So I tried the Berry's 24 y/o Bunnahabhain today and can I just say WOW! For about a third of the price of the 25 year it tastes just as good if not better. I was always scared that the Berry's or Gordon and Macphail stuff wouldn't be as good but I couldn't have been more wrong. The boss and I just looked at each other and smiled after the first sip. Needless to say I will be buying this for myself so I don't have to share.
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Bought a case from Total Wine & More. Two bottles have already been claimed by my two buddies from Taiwan, and I am keeping the third bottle. We will crack open one on my next trip there and smoke a few Opus X to celebrate the New Year of the Horse.....
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Ran into a lot of limited releases and pulled the trigger on some Laphroaig Cairdeas Port wood and Bowmore Devil's cask.
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Go an Oban 14 yesterday....It was like sitting down with an old friend. One that you don't talk to as much as you used to but you still find that the conversation is good.
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Dec
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Cask strenght Macallan x3
Tun 1401 Batch 9



Jan
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Cask of dreams 2011 edition
Ardbeg Galileo x2
Tun 1401 Batch 9
Feb
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Octomore 5.1 x2
Tun 1401 Batch 9 x3
Karuizawa 1984 Sherry Cask #3663
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Apologies for the (late) festive image , i acquired these a couple weeks ago. There are rumours this expression is being discontinued so i snaffled a pair.



A Buddy bought me one of these a couple months ago. I thourghly enjoyed it. If it is getting discontinued, I may have to find another.
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A Buddy bought me one of these a couple months ago. I thourghly enjoyed it. If it is getting discontinued, I may have to find another.
--Judging from your spelling of "thoroughly", you're probably enjoying some right now .
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Old 02-19-2014, 03:36 PM
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Paul John Edited 46% (peated). This will be my first peated bottle from Paul John distillery.
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JW Gold 18
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Found a bottle of 2004 Talisker 25 year old
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--Judging from your spelling of "thoroughly", you're probably enjoying some right now .
I may have been....oops. Whats a few extra/wrong letters among friends?
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highland park 1967
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A Buddy bought me one of these a couple months ago. I thourghly enjoyed it. If it is getting discontinued, I may have to find another.
Just picked up a bottle locally yesterday of this. One of the best 15 yr bottles that I remember. Does anyone know if this is truly discontinued?
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Just got a couple of bottles of a Kilchoman independent bottling from that boutique-y whisky company. Kilchoman dosen't sell casks often to independents so I'm quietly excited about this.
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Kilchoman dosen't sell casks often to independents so I'm quietly excited about this.
-As opposed to going up on your roof and shouting (preferably with a megaphone): "Oh my f****** god, this is great stuff, everyone has to try this!!!"
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-As opposed to going up on your roof and shouting (preferably with a megaphone): "Oh my f****** god, this is great stuff, everyone has to try this!!!"
I tried that but I didn't get quite the response I was hoping for. Most of it was in various asian languages but all seemed to have a similar tone to it...
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Ok. I have heard this is going to be discontinued too many times of late.
I need to know if this is the case as I may have to go buy one before it's too late.
I can get it for $72.00 a bottle. Do this come 6 or 12 to the case?
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Ok. I have heard this is going to be discontinued too many times of late.
I need to know if this is the case as I may have to go buy one before it's too late.
I can get it for $72.00 a bottle. Do this come 6 or 12 to the case?
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TWE is listing this as "Discontinued". http://www.thewhiskyexchange.com/P-286.aspx

I noticed a couple sellers with just the 12yo listed and no longer the 15yo. Of course this may change but i think it's safe to assume the 15yo is now discontinued.

Prolly 6 to a case.
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Just picked up a BenRiach 12, BenRiach 16, and a GlenDronach 18 Allardice. Giving the 12 a go this evening. It's an iPhone snapshot, but clearly I'm no photographer.
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Elijah Craig 12
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Bought my first bottle of Japanese single malt today. It is a YOICHI 15 year old.
Don't know a thing about it other than it looked interesting, very dark in color, and set me back about $85.00.
I think I'll sample it just after dinner tonight.
I know I remember Islay Peat saying good things about Japanese whisky but don't remember which ones he liked.
They also had a Yamazaki 18 for $150.00 that almost came home with me.

FYI. They opened a Total wine & more close to me. Man that store is huge and also had good prices. This could set my back a bundle.
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Bought my first bottle of Japanese single malt today. It is a YOICHI 15 year old. Don't know a thing about it other than it looked interesting, very dark in color, and set me back about $85.00.
I think I'll sample it just after dinner tonight.
A solid whisky from one of Japans top distilleries. Lightly peated with sherry influence.

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They also had a Yamazaki 18 for $150.00 that almost came home with me.
Another classic Japanese and big favourite with many. For me though, for the money it just doesn't get the nads pumping.
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Really keen to find out what that ones like. I have tried a few Kilchomans now so would love to know what this one is like.
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Really keen to find out what that ones like. I have tried a few Kilchomans now so would love to know what this one is like.
sorry cant help yet as it remains unopened. none left in heathrow,glasgow and many other airports. my son got the last one in heathrow the other day.he tasted it and was very impressed. if i cant get another i wont open it. got a few bottles of kilchoman now and like them all.
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Picked up a Glenlivet Nadurra today. On sale for $59.99. Seemed like a fair deal. Looking forward to cracking that bottle.
Also bought a Wild Turkey Rare Breed, and a 1L of Crown Royal. Its been a while since I have had a bottle of crown, so figured it was time.
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wonderful bottle of lagavulin double matured distillers edition 1980.43 abv
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Picked up a Glenlivet Nadurra today. On sale for $59.99. Seemed like a fair deal. Looking forward to cracking that bottle.
Curious to hear your review. I've taken to adding a few drops of Drambuie to a dram of the Nadurra to kill it off.
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Picked up a Highland Park 12 year old last weekend; my first experience with the Orkney distillery.
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Macallan 18 yr (1985) old tube packaging
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Randomly I got the following, not to drink I am afraid. These will be stored away...

- Vat 69
- Mortlach 16
- Glenfiddich Private Vintage
- Ardbeg Blasda]

Vat 69 is to keep as a momento, i loved Band Of Brothers even if my bottle is from 70's and not the 40's...The others were a good deal!

- Glenlivet Guardians to drink...when I get a chance.
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Mortlach 16 is devine...
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I don't like it. I found it stagnant and totally disappointing. Drinkable, just. I reckon there's sulphur in them there casks.

FWIW Mortlach fans better brace themselves for what's coming.
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Think you might have got a dud then Pete...The bottles I've tried have been wonderful. Nice smoke, toffee, saultanas...Yum...

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Think you might have got a dud then Pete...The bottles I've tried have been wonderful. Nice smoke, toffee, saultanas...Yum...
That's possible. I had the same from a couple of bottles. Duff batch perhaps, or just not tuned to my palate. I got the impression there were sulphur contaminated casks in the vatting -- i moan about sulphur even more than Jim Murray does .

To all those that are a fan of this bottling you should go out and find some as the price is going up up up and fast. The new Mortlachs are a horrendous price and marketing exercise.

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Curious to hear your review. I've taken to adding a few drops of Drambuie to a dram of the Nadurra to kill it off.
I'd have added some Nadurra to the Drambuie, for the same reason!
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I'd have added some Nadurra to the Drambuie, for the same reason!
I add a bit of water to the Nadurra then just a few drops (literally) of Drambuie. It becomes drinkable then. Did a 50/50 with Bowmore 12 tonight and it was drinkable that way too.

Oh... you mean to get rid of the Drambuie. Whatever works I guess.

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Enjoying a Nadurra right now, batch 1210M. Fine stuff, Glenlivet at it's best imo.
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I've been getting Balvenie DW 12 for $47.40 total after tax. Got 10 unopened now, time to slow down I guess.
Wish I could get Ardbeg 10 for that price. I'd get 10 of them too.
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Couldn't decide what to get last time shopping. Decided to try BenRiach 12 yr. Nothing much to say about it. It's ok.
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Balvenie Triple Cask 16 Travel Retail/Duty Free
Hibiki 21

We thoroughly enjoyed the Balvenie Triple Cask 16 during and after a fine dinner.
Brought back the Hibiki for a future special occasion.
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I add a bit of water to the Nadurra then just a few drops (literally) of Drambuie. It becomes drinkable then. Did a 50/50 with Bowmore 12 tonight and it was drinkable that way too.

Oh... you mean to get rid of the Drambuie. Whatever works I guess.
This is apples-and-oranges, but I'd put Drambuie about a half-step above Crown Royal Maple on the "sweet-enough-for-dessert-but-doesn't-work-for-whisky" scale.
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This is apples-and-oranges, but I'd put Drambuie about a half-step above Crown Royal Maple on the "sweet-enough-for-dessert-but-doesn't-work-for-whisky" scale.
I wholeheartedly agree. I have yet to try Drambuie on vanilla ice cream.
However, if it has the ability of keeping the Nadurra from being given away it has magical powers.
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I've been plucking balvenie 21 off a local store shelf at $108.00 per bottle, but they only put one on the shelf at a time.
I just poke my head in the door very few days to see if they replaced it.
I love a good deal
I have five so far.
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I've been plucking balvenie 21 off a local store shelf at $108.00 per bottle, but they only put one on the shelf at a time.
I just poke my head in the door very few days to see if they replaced it.
I love a good deal
I have five so far.
I'd call that a steal! 21 PortWood is $199 in North Carolina. The state completely controls inventory and price. If you want something that isn't on the state's list, you call a relative or friend in another state, or order it online.

I would love to have a store close by that had the ability to custom order, or stock what their clientele wanted.
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The state completely controls inventory and price. If you want something that isn't on the state's list, you call a relative or friend in another state, or order it online.

I would love to have a store close by that had the ability to custom order, or stock what their clientele wanted.
I'm with you on that, mister. Maine is the same. Damn "control state" b.s.!!
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Oban 18yr old
Glenmorangie Companta x 2
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I'm with you on that, mister. Maine is the same. Damn "control state" b.s.!!
Most people I know are so sick of government control...
But whilst I still have enough freedom to buy a bottle of whisky without government approval or maybe a license (oh, wait they are giving me approval which means they can take that away if they so choose) I buy the best I can afford.
Funny how in the so called land of the free, I can't legally sell or mail a bottle of whisky that I paid for in full.
Sorry. Guess I woke up on the wrong side of the bed this morning.

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Recent acquisitions:
Redbreast 12y
Hakukshu 12y
Nikka by the barrel (snagged for me by a friend while she was in tokyo)
Glen Moray 10y Chardonnay casks

Spotted some bottles of the discontinued JW Green, so those will probably be next, since i just finished the bottle I had.
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Hakukshu 12y
Nikka by the barrel (snagged for me by a friend while she was in tokyo)

Spotted some bottles of the discontinued JW Green, so those will probably be next, since i just finished the bottle I had.
If you can ever find a bottle of the discontinued Hakushu 10 grab it/them immediately.

As of last February Suntory quit making the 10 in favor of the 12, for about double the price, and in the opinion of everyone I've shared the two with, the overwhelming consensus is that the 10 is more enjoyable.

I was lucky enough to find two bottles of the 10 in a small out of the way liquor store last year and am glad to have snagged them both for about $70.

Weigh in and let us know what you think of the Nikka by the Barrel, and by all means, get some more of the Green Label before it's all gone!
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If you can ever find a bottle of the discontinued Hakushu 10 grab it/them immediately.

As of last February Suntory quit making the 10 in favor of the 12, for about double the price, and in the opinion of everyone I've shared the two with, the overwhelming consensus is that the 10 is more enjoyable.

I was lucky enough to find two bottles of the 10 in a small out of the way liquor store last year and am glad to have snagged them both for about $70.

Weigh in and let us know what you think of the Nikka by the Barrel, and by all means, get some more of the Green Label before it's all gone!
I actually had the hakushu 12 a few months ago at a bar and enjoyed it, but never had the 10, so i don't have a personal point of comparison. Nikka by the barrel I had for the first time last year visiting Amsterdam at the amazing Whiskycafe L&B (1800+ whiskies!). It was a little hot neat initially, but after a little water and about 10m of air, i loved it! im going to crack this bottle open over the weekend and see if its as good as i remember.
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Picked up a Balvenie 15 Single Barrel while I was visiting family in SC. Can't buy it in NC.
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ardbeg auriverdes and i like it.
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ardbeg auriverdes and i like it.
Can you tell us other Ardbeg fans a little more?
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Picked up a Glengoyne 17yr old. It's an old fav of mine. Getting a little harder to find these days.
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Picked up a Glengoyne 17yr old. It's an old fav of mine. Getting a little harder to find these days.
A bit soft on the palate but very nice. Had some about 10 years ago when I was happy with French brandy and it got me re-interested in Scotch whisky.
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two bottles of dalmore custodian 1263. two of 421 bottles.
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The Balvenie Cuban Cask had to be purchased outside the United States; I am assuming because the word "Cuban" is in it.
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The Balvenie Cuban Cask had to be purchased outside the United States; I am assuming because the word "Cuban" is in it.
Does anyone understand the Balvenie lineup well enough to explain what the difference/likeness is between the Balvenie 14 Caribbean/Golden/Cuban Cask bottlings?

I've got the Golden and am interested in finding whether there's any reason to buy the Caribbean as well or if they're just the same thing.

Got my first bottle of Balvenie 21 Portwood today, but have not opened it yet!

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... waiting for your thoughts on the THC.
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Got picked up a 1980's bottled Highland Park 12yr old. These old Highland Parks are absolutely awesome and are better than the new batches.

Also picked up a Linkwood Flora & Forna. Have always wanted to try this one.
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longrow sherrywood 1989 at 53.3 percent.
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got an awesome Early 70's original distillery bottling Glen Mhor 10yr old. Check out the bottle. It's like the Jura bottles.
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So are you going to taste and tell or is that just for the enjoyment of ownership?

Either way, congratulations!
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Well if I can pick up the other bottle that he has at a decent price then I will be opening one of them that's for sure.
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two dufftown glenlivet 8 year old.
one tomatin 10 year old.
one whyte and mackay dalmore,gold label.
all the above are in fluid ounces and are from the early 70s.
one bottle of macallan 18 year old distilled in 1977.this is an old bottling,wonderful stuff.
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got an awesome Early 70's original distillery bottling Glen Mhor 10yr old. Check out the bottle. It's like the Jura bottles.
great stuff.i have a bottle of the glen mhor 1963.not going to open it.
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Macallan Cask Strength...

My local whisky shop is doing a silent stills tasting in September.
Glen Mhor
Rosebank
Caperdronach
Imperial
Port Ellen
Brora

God I'm looking forward to that.
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Just cracked open the Macallan Cask Strength...MY GOD.. An amazing whisky. Big, full flavoured whisky that goes on forever.
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I just got Macallan 20 Year Old Masters of Photography by Albert Watson bottle. I still cant believe i have it!!!
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Ardbeg Very Young
Ardbeg Still Young
Ardbeg Almost there
Ardbeg Renaissance

Going to do a vertical tasting and then add in after that Ardbeg 10, Auriverdes and then Galileo...Going to be a big night.
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glenfiddich special reserve 18 year old,clans of scotland. number 7,stewart clan.
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ardbeg supernova
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Yamazaki 18 year
The Balvenie 15 year single barrel sherry cask
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I'm not a Glenfiddich fan, but I absolutely love the Old Special Reserve and keep trying to find more of it.
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ardbeg supernova
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The Balvenie 15 year single barrel sherry cask
I've got the regular Single Barrel 15, but it's an absolute must, and in my opinion it bests the Portwood 21 even.
Every time I try the two of them side by side, it matters not which one comes first - I like the Single Barrel 15 best of my small Balvenie selection which includes: DoubleWood 12, Golden Cask 14, Single Barrel 15, PortWood 21.
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I'm not a Glenfiddich fan, but I absolutely love the Old Special Reserve and keep trying to find more of it.
Supernova is special two versions of it last year. Which year is yours?
I've got the regular Single Barrel 15, but it's an absolute must, and in my opinion it bests the Portwood 21 even.
Every time I try the two of them side by side, it matters not which one comes first - I like the Single Barrel 15 best of my small Balvenie selection which includes: DoubleWood 12, Golden Cask 14, Single Barrel 15, PortWood 21.
this years supernova,difficult to get i believe.
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this years supernova,difficult to get i believe.
Have you opened it up yet? Hopefully something I'll get a chance to try next month.
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Have you opened it up yet? Hopefully something I'll get a chance to try next month.
no not yet although i managed to get another one yesterday so when that arrives i will. heard good reports about it.
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Buddy got married last weekend and we celebrated with Oban 18. Also recently picked up Yamazaki 18. Will be opening the yamazaki next weekend for a couple pours.
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