ClubWhisky.com Forum - Questions About Whisky  

Go Back   ClubWhisky.com Forum - Questions About Whisky > Search Forums

Showing results 1 to 20 of 20
Search took 0.00 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: Newkophile
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 11-20-2013, 04:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,304
Posted By Newkophile
Glenfarclas 12 (43%) at Costco

I'm not sure about Costco outlets everywhere in the U.S., but here in southeast Florida, I advise a run because this excellent bottle is priced for a short time at a mere $35. Costco's sign in front...
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 10-26-2013, 06:30 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 3,037
Posted By Newkophile
Monkey Shoulder Batch No. 27 & ABV questions

The following is an e-mail I sent on the Monkey Shoulder website for which I have yet to receive a response. Perhaps someone here can enlighten me:

"Here in southeast Florida, I regularly purchase...
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 09-07-2013, 09:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,252
Posted By Newkophile
Smile I have been going through my first bottle of the...

I have been going through my first bottle of the Rocks and while I do appreciate the 46% ABV, I cannot say that this particular Bruichladdich edition is anything special, the whisky striking me as...
Forum: Whisky Blends 06-04-2013, 06:19 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 2,798
Posted By Newkophile
Cutty Sark Prohibition

Has anyone tried this yet? The latest Whisky Advocate gives it a solid rating. What's intriguing to me is that the mag lists its retail price at only $30 for a blend that is 50% ABV. I've been...
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 05-27-2013, 07:17 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 99,902
Posted By Newkophile
Those prices are a lot better than what I see in...

Those prices are a lot better than what I see in southeast Florida:
Red $19
Black $28
Double Black $32
Swing $50
Green $63
Gold $74
Blue $200

Haven't seen the Platinum
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 05-18-2013, 02:34 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 99,902
Posted By Newkophile
You should check out Ralfy's review of JW Blue. ...

You should check out Ralfy's review of JW Blue. Quite interesting in that by the end he rates a couple of Johnny Walker editions above that of the Blue. In fact, if I recall his favorite Johnny...
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 05-15-2013, 04:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,715
Posted By Newkophile
Cool You're right about prices. Total Wine & Liquor...

You're right about prices. Total Wine & Liquor just raised the price of the Aberlour A'Bunadh to $74 (!), but I found one the other day (batch 21) at a small liquor store for $60. I bought it and...
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 05-15-2013, 04:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,223
Posted By Newkophile
Bruichladdich Links - Augusta question

I found a small liquor store which has two bottles of this each in the beautifully designed golf art cannister. I bought one which had a low $35 price tag on it. The second has a $45 tag. Should I...
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 05-15-2013, 05:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,658
Posted By Newkophile
Replying to all of the above responses to my...

Replying to all of the above responses to my initial post, I had previously only had the Glenlivet 12, having purchased a bottle a few months ago. As a relative newcomer to the world of single...
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 05-14-2013, 10:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,658
Posted By Newkophile
Smile Glenlivet classes

Last week I was fortunate enough to attend a class (free!) at the local Total Wine & Liquor hosted by a Glenlivet rep. Following an introduction about single malts vs. blends, the history and...
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 05-07-2013, 02:00 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,715
Posted By Newkophile
My local Total Wine & Liquor has just raised the...

My local Total Wine & Liquor has just raised the prices of all the Aberlours as well as the bottles from a few other Scotch distilleries. So the 12 is now priced at $48, a 20% increase. I think...
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 05-05-2013, 03:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,715
Posted By Newkophile
Sherry Cask Matured Bottles Advice

Currently, I'm enjoying the Glenmorangie Lasanta (46% ABV), aged its final two years before bottling in Spanish Oloroso sherry casks. What other single malts in this vein could be recommended,...
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 04-26-2013, 06:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,912
Posted By Newkophile
Indeed, the reason I wrote the initial post is...

Indeed, the reason I wrote the initial post is that I've seen the HP 12 at 40% everywhere including all the Total Wine & Liquors that I've been able to visit here in southeast Florida. So this one...
Forum: Whisky Blends 04-23-2013, 04:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,683
Posted By Newkophile
Teacher's - Why So Cheap?

Teacher's Highland Cream has always been known to have a higher proportion of single malts in their blend than do other scotch blends. While the consensus is that up to 45% of their blend is that of...
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 04-18-2013, 10:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,912
Posted By Newkophile
Highland Park 12, 43% ABV Question

Stopped by a local small liquor store here in southeast Florida where I spotted this boxed bottle at a pretty fair price. I'm curious as to the age of this bottle since HP now bottles the 12 yo at...
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 04-17-2013, 10:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,853
Posted By Newkophile
Yes, but spent bourbon casks are used in all 3...

Yes, but spent bourbon casks are used in all 3 varieties listed in my post. It's during the last two years (of the 12 total) that the casks are changed, i.e., sherry for the Lasanta, port for the...
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 04-12-2013, 03:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,853
Posted By Newkophile
Recently tried the Lasanta and think it's...

Recently tried the Lasanta and think it's terrific! A teaspoon of water only and have savored a fabulous lingering finish.

Question: In view of the fact that the process for all three of the...
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 03-26-2013, 09:19 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 3,641
Posted By Newkophile
Deanston Virgin Oak?

The local Total Wine & Liquors here has this in stock. It has 46% ABV and is priced at only $26. Anyone tried this? Advice or recommendation?
Forum: Bourbons, Canadian, Tennessee, Collectibles and more... 03-23-2013, 06:14 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 370,526
Posted By Newkophile
Smile A bit of a correction here after viewing quite a...

A bit of a correction here after viewing quite a few Ralfy reviews of Scotch. If it's a single malt, then yes, the whisky should be exactly the same no matter how much time has passed. However,...
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 03-06-2013, 09:12 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 11,428
Posted By Newkophile
An Islay-influenced blend that is inexpensive...

An Islay-influenced blend that is inexpensive here in southeast Florida is The Black Grouse ($23). Smooth, somewhat spicy and very drinkable.
Showing results 1 to 20 of 20

 
Forum Jump

All times are GMT +1. The time now is 05:09 AM.


Whisky.com Home | History of Whisky | Distillery Directory | Tours | Calendar of Events | Gift Shop | Contact Us