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Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 05-27-2014, 05:16 PM
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Views: 6,248
Posted By Ratman
Any word on when this hits the states?

Any word on when this hits the states?
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 05-20-2014, 10:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 6,248
Posted By Ratman
All man. I gonna on the Hunt now.. i was already...

All man. I gonna on the Hunt now.. i was already planning on stocking up on the Sherry cask but this is icing on the cake.
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 05-18-2014, 01:24 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,675
Posted By Ratman
Here is a better pic of the 2 15yr. ...

Here is a better pic of the 2 15yr.

http://4.bp.blogspot.com/_I3IWwUe_TZM/TC4P2HFjl7I/AAAAAAAAB9c/zUV1Ui3_BgI/s1600/springbank_selection.jpg


Can anyone tell me which one is a older bottling....
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 05-17-2014, 08:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,675
Posted By Ratman
Springbank 15yr?

I saw some Springbank 15yr old today but in 2 driffenet boxes. Anyone know why. One was in a green box and one in a brown box.
...
Forum: Bourbons, Canadian, Tennessee, Collectibles and more... 05-11-2014, 03:21 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 4,175
Posted By Ratman
Super Jelly of the collection. That is awesome. I...

Super Jelly of the collection. That is awesome. I have some of bookers but those 23yr Willets have my mouth watering. If u ever want to trade one, please let me know. I don't know If i have want you...
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 05-11-2014, 01:14 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 12,809
Posted By Ratman
That is Nice haul. Wish my state carried Japanese...

That is Nice haul. Wish my state carried Japanese whiskys.:mad: I LOVE Hibiki.
Forum: Bourbons, Canadian, Tennessee, Collectibles and more... 05-05-2014, 04:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 8,908
Posted By Ratman
Welcome to the Forum and the INTERNET.:D ...

Welcome to the Forum and the INTERNET.:D


But those seem like good prices to me. Willett s selling 25yr old for 350$ at the distillery, so 323 for the 23yr is fine, IMO and 110 seems about right...
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 05-05-2014, 01:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,813
Posted By Ratman
ABQ,New Mexico. We don't get alot of stuff out...

ABQ,New Mexico. We don't get alot of stuff out here but Total Wine moved into town last spring and have brought in a little more but everything goes quick cause of their lower prices.
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 05-04-2014, 09:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,813
Posted By Ratman
101$ yikes. Its was only 65$ here at Total Wine....

101$ yikes. Its was only 65$ here at Total Wine. I bought 3 and figure i could spare 1 to my curiousity.
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 05-03-2014, 04:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,813
Posted By Ratman
Oh no. I love it and bought a few bottles. I went...

Oh no. I love it and bought a few bottles. I went back and forth on what whisky to try. It was between this and Berry's Mortlach 17yr cask strength. I ended up going with Balvenie cause of their DW...
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 05-02-2014, 05:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,813
Posted By Ratman
I don't have a blog or anything but will post...

I don't have a blog or anything but will post results in this thread if no on minds.

I started off with a New 1ltr White Oak Barrel/Medium Char. I filled it with Spanish Sherry for 3 weeks,then I...
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 05-02-2014, 01:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,813
Posted By Ratman
Thanks for the link. Pretty intresting to know...

Thanks for the link. Pretty intresting to know the whisky keep changes as it settles down in the bottle. I took the sherry out of the bottle last night after 3 weeks and the barrel smells great, so...
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 05-01-2014, 12:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,813
Posted By Ratman
Finishing Your Own Whisky

Anybody here ever try and put a finish all a whisky. I have a 1ltr Oak Barrel and I have it filled with sherry. I plan to fill it with a scotch and let it sit for a few wks/months and see if i can...
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 04-28-2014, 04:02 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 12,809
Posted By Ratman
I did not know they where discounting it, I just...

I did not know they where discounting it, I just grabbed 2 bottles last week. Might have to grab 2 more. I have really been enjoying the bottle I opened.
...
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 01-05-2014, 05:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 6,222
Posted By Ratman
I would have paid 63$ wit no problem. Seem to be...

I would have paid 63$ wit no problem. Seem to be in the same price range as the single barrels.

I would love to do or hear a side by side comparison with the Reg. Caribbean Cask. Is this just a...
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 01-01-2014, 05:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,383
Posted By Ratman
Haply New Year!!!

Haply New Year!!!
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 01-01-2014, 05:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,139
Posted By Ratman
Happy New Year Yall. I am drinking Black...

Happy New Year Yall.

I am drinking Black Tuesday(beer at 19.4ABV) and bout to open a WLW bourbon in a min.
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 12-26-2013, 05:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,592
Posted By Ratman
http://i156.photobucket.com/albums/t37/TheRatman_0...

http://i156.photobucket.com/albums/t37/TheRatman_01/20131225_210432_1_bestshot_zpsoz9nfnx9.jpg

Merry Christmas Yall
Forum: Trading Post 12-25-2013, 06:27 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,295
Posted By Ratman
Looking for Balviene Sherry Cask

I am looking for a Balveine Sherry cask, not double wood or triple but the single Sherry Cask they release a few yrs ago. Not really sure what i could trade for it cause I am not sure of the market...
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 12-24-2013, 05:57 AM
Replies: 362
Views: 190,926
Posted By Ratman
Been waiting for these to hit the states. ...

Been waiting for these to hit the states.
http://i156.photobucket.com/albums/t37/TheRatman_01/Mobile%20Uploads/20131223_215249_zpsvrv0tppb.jpg
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 12-16-2013, 05:12 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 18,166
Posted By Ratman
Thanks. The glass i got from Balvenie...

Thanks.

The glass i got from Balvenie website when they redid it. First 1k people to sign back up got one. So i was lucky

Glenfiddich is a easy drinking whisky. Almost a like smooth blend. It...
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 12-10-2013, 05:23 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 18,166
Posted By Ratman
http://i156.photobucket.com/albums/t37/TheRatman_0...

http://i156.photobucket.com/albums/t37/TheRatman_01/2013-12-09%2021.20.22_zpsqkabe6ri.jpg

http://i156.photobucket.com/albums/t37/TheRatman_01/IMG_20131204_211833_zps36544030.jpg
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 12-02-2013, 05:09 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 18,166
Posted By Ratman
Cheap Instgram pic but I wanna play to. ...

Cheap Instgram pic but I wanna play to.
http://i156.photobucket.com/albums/t37/TheRatman_01/IMG_20131201_210504_zps4a96f5e6.jpg
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 11-30-2013, 05:03 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,463
Posted By Ratman
Opened a bottle of Sazerac 18 last night for...

Opened a bottle of Sazerac 18 last night for thanksgiving.
http://i156.photobucket.com/albums/t37/TheRatman_01/IMG_20131128_220536_zps2866c6cd.jpg

Very tasty.
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 11-30-2013, 05:00 AM
Replies: 362
Views: 190,926
Posted By Ratman
Picked up a bottle of Laphroaig Triple Wood today

Picked up a bottle of Laphroaig Triple Wood today
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 11-21-2013, 06:45 AM
Replies: 362
Views: 190,926
Posted By Ratman
Me either but 15yr Revial is becoming harder for...

Me either but 15yr Revial is becoming harder for me to find now.
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 11-21-2013, 06:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,304
Posted By Ratman
I saw Talisker Storm for 65$ at Costco the other...

I saw Talisker Storm for 65$ at Costco the other day.
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 11-21-2013, 06:00 AM
Replies: 362
Views: 190,926
Posted By Ratman
Jealous. I was trying to get Arran to ship me one...

Jealous. I was trying to get Arran to ship me one over seas and they won't. I am big fan of the way Arran what Arran is doing with their Limited releases.
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 11-12-2013, 04:58 AM
Replies: 362
Views: 190,926
Posted By Ratman
Its not really like them. Its more of a refined...

Its not really like them. Its more of a refined Bourbon than a Scotch whisky. It smells like bourbon and the first taste on the tongue is a bourbon sweetness but then the scotch spices kick in and...
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 11-12-2013, 04:46 AM
Replies: 362
Views: 190,926
Posted By Ratman
2 Bottles of Glenmorangie Ealanta. I am happy...

2 Bottles of Glenmorangie Ealanta. I am happy with it.
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 11-08-2013, 05:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,917
Posted By Ratman
If your not a Bourbon fan, chance our you not...

If your not a Bourbon fan, chance our you not gonna fall in love with it. the nose is a pure bourbon and the finish is too. It taste more like a refined Bourbon than a single malt scotch. Not in a...
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 10-31-2013, 05:42 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 39,221
Posted By Ratman
Hope your wife is getting better. Man...

Hope your wife is getting better.



Man that is one REALLY Nice Collection you have.
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 10-31-2013, 05:39 AM
Replies: 362
Views: 190,926
Posted By Ratman
Nice.I am hoping it hits the states but I am not...

Nice.I am hoping it hits the states but I am not sure it will.
Forum: Bourbons, Canadian, Tennessee, Collectibles and more... 10-12-2013, 05:08 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,524
Posted By Ratman
High West Whiskys

Just curious to see what everones opinions is on High West.

I had my first tonight and here is a quick review of the one I had.
...
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 10-09-2013, 05:47 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 22,517
Posted By Ratman
http://i156.photobucket.com/albums/t37/TheRatman_0...

http://i156.photobucket.com/albums/t37/TheRatman_01/192e62c3-832b-4719-8366-fa3be9d7f143_zpscfaa15f8.jpg

Oh I got them on Sat and already dipped into one. :D. I was gonna post the site that I got...
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 10-05-2013, 10:17 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 22,517
Posted By Ratman
Got two bottles of Hibiki 12yrs online for 46$...

Got two bottles of Hibiki 12yrs online for 46$ each with shipping. Score.
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 10-05-2013, 04:47 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 13,038
Posted By Ratman
I love there bottles. Balviene's are good too. I...

I love there bottles. Balviene's are good too. I not a fan of the really straight long neck bottle like George T Stagg.
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 10-05-2013, 04:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,048
Posted By Ratman
Geogre T Stagg if your a VIP memeber. all...

Geogre T Stagg if your a VIP memeber.

all of the Goose Island Beers. They are outstanding. Especially the RARE

High West- Rendezvous Rye,Campfire and The Barreled Boulevardier if VIP
...
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 09-28-2013, 05:27 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,454
Posted By Ratman
Taste Testing are great way to start for sure but...

Taste Testing are great way to start for sure but if you have trouble finding one, you next best is to try Mini. Gleneviet, Highpark, Johnny Walker,etc.have Mini bottles of their Key Line up. so it...
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 09-03-2013, 04:02 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,788
Posted By Ratman
I love the 15 Revival. Its getting a little hard...

I love the 15 Revival. Its getting a little hard to find around me for some reason. Its was 99$ a bottle 2yrs ago and starting dropping to around 80$ and now there isn't much around me anymore. I...
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 08-28-2013, 10:50 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 10,905
Posted By Ratman
Talking Yeah. i don't think they sold it yet, i think the...

Yeah. i don't think they sold it yet, i think the owner pulled it off the off shelf and is gonna mark it up and put it behind the glass later cause i was talking to the manger about it and mention...
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 08-28-2013, 04:45 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 10,905
Posted By Ratman
I am in Albuquerque. Sorry but the other bottle...

I am in Albuquerque. Sorry but the other bottle is that was there is gone already. I stop by a few days ago and either someone bought it or something cause it wasn't there anymore. I wished I would...
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 08-25-2013, 04:00 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 45,391
Posted By Ratman
My must have on hand scotchs would be, ...

My must have on hand scotchs would be,

Aberlour abunah(but have to be slow with it cause not sold around me)
Hibiki 12(same as above)
Glenfiddich 15yr Solera
Glendronach Revival
Believne...
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 08-19-2013, 01:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,401
Posted By Ratman
This on is 2008. The other bottle i have is 07....

This on is 2008. The other bottle i have is 07. Now i have read somewhere that 08 is 18yr old, 07 is 17yr old and 06 is 16yrs old. Is that true?
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 08-18-2013, 04:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,401
Posted By Ratman
Ardbeg Airigh Nam Beist

Couisorty got the best of me and I opened up one of the Airigh Nam Beist tonight. So here is a quick rundown.
...
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 08-18-2013, 12:09 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 8,564
Posted By Ratman
I am gonna be finishing up a bottle of 15...

I am gonna be finishing up a bottle of 15 tonight. Curious to see what you think. What was your take on 18.
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 08-17-2013, 10:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,070
Posted By Ratman
Picked up a HP 12 and it had a mini of 18 with...

Picked up a HP 12 and it had a mini of 18 with it.
http://i156.photobucket.com/albums/t37/TheRatman_01/DSC_3692_zps471a6a2f.jpg

This is a silly question but should open this or just pick another...
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 08-17-2013, 10:01 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 18,705
Posted By Ratman
Picked up another gift set today, so I can go...

Picked up another gift set today, so I can go back and revisit Gold and Blue.

Here is the set.
http://i156.photobucket.com/albums/t37/TheRatman_01/DSC_3695_zps6b98bb05.jpg
...
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 08-17-2013, 02:55 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 18,705
Posted By Ratman
I guess it the Centenary version. i didn't know...

I guess it the Centenary version. i didn't know they change it,when did they make the change. This version was good but just too well blended. I prefer my dram to have atleast a one strong stand out...
Forum: Bourbons, Canadian, Tennessee, Collectibles and more... 08-17-2013, 02:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 10,148
Posted By Ratman
Sorry i am not in St. Louis but i will buy it...

Sorry i am not in St. Louis but i will buy it from you,if no one else wants it and you want to ship. Just let me know.
Planotrevino@aol.com
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 08-17-2013, 02:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,262
Posted By Ratman
^^^^Awesome link. Balaviene needs one.

^^^^Awesome link.

Balaviene needs one.
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 08-17-2013, 02:15 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 10,905
Posted By Ratman
Man, I went looking for Ardbog today and found a...

Man, I went looking for Ardbog today and found a store that had 2 bottles(08 version) of Beist sitting on the shelf for 109$. I feel cheated. So tomorrow after the shame of spending 150$ a bottle,I...
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 08-17-2013, 02:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,301
Posted By Ratman
I picked up 2 bottles today for 95$ each. I am...

I picked up 2 bottles today for 95$ each. I am gonna probly open one next week. I will put up a review here when I do.
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 08-14-2013, 04:17 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 2,382
Posted By Ratman
Bottle Shop Casks

Anybody tried "Bottle Shop" casks of whiskys. I mean like the Master of Malt editions or KnL casks.

Is it a bottle shop buying a cask from the distiller and putting their label on it or do they...
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 08-14-2013, 12:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,298
Posted By Ratman
Glad i could help. I was the same way.I would...

Glad i could help. I was the same way.I would fill the basket and back out at the last min. vause i was sure how their shipping was and ordering from overseas is always little nerve wrecking....
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 08-13-2013, 10:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 8,564
Posted By Ratman
Welcome to the board. I am still new too but this...

Welcome to the board. I am still new too but this is a pretty cool forum. Everyone had been real nice, even when correcting me.

Please give a review of the Glen. Age of Discovery when you open. I...
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 08-12-2013, 09:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,301
Posted By Ratman
Yeah i think its a one time release like Galileo...

Yeah i think its a one time release like Galileo but just starting to hit the states. So i am i might want to grab a bottle quick, just incase.
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 08-12-2013, 09:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,301
Posted By Ratman
It was the Ardbog day release a few months ago.I...

It was the Ardbog day release a few months ago.I am not sure how hard it is to find though.
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 08-12-2013, 09:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,301
Posted By Ratman
Ardbog

Anyone try Ardbog. I seen a few mix reviews on it but the sherry finish has peaked my intrest. But would still like a few more opinions on it before i buy it.
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 08-10-2013, 08:12 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 10,905
Posted By Ratman
Well you twisted my arm.:) I went back and...

Well you twisted my arm.:)

I went back and picked up the Beist today but I did talk the guy dowm to 150$ cause i was also buying a bottle of Highland Park 12 too. Its a 2007 bottling.
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 08-10-2013, 12:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,163
Posted By Ratman
Yeah the idea is what pulled me to it too. I am a...

Yeah the idea is what pulled me to it too. I am a big fan of Bear Republic beer line up and thought I would like to try this and glad I did. There are a few breweries that are making there own whisky...
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 08-09-2013, 08:54 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 10,905
Posted By Ratman
Two places have it around me for 120$ Also...

Two places have it around me for 120$

Also just saw a bottl of Ardbeg Airigh Nam Beist for 160$.
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 08-09-2013, 01:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,163
Posted By Ratman
I disliked the nose the though out the whole...

I disliked the nose the though out the whole glass. I take about 45min or more to sip though a glass and will give the whisky plenty of time to open up but the nose om this is not good IMO. the taste...
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 08-09-2013, 04:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,163
Posted By Ratman
Hop Flavored Whisky

There is a huge Craft Beer scene going on right now in the states and alot of micro-breweries are popping up everyday. Its been like that for the last yrs and a few of them have been putting out...
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 08-09-2013, 03:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,894
Posted By Ratman
I really like this one but would love to see to...

I really like this one but would love to see to the inside pages and then maybe i would order it.

http://www.aficionadogifts.com/#!journals/c1se
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 08-09-2013, 12:20 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 10,905
Posted By Ratman
Guess i should grab me a bottle or 2. Not a big...

Guess i should grab me a bottle or 2. Not a big Ardbeg fan myself but i do enjoy most of their stuff, so even if its doesn't really go up in value,i know i can still enjoy it one day. i wish i could...
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 08-08-2013, 12:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,894
Posted By Ratman
Whisky Journal

Anyone know of a place that has a good Whisky Journal. I am look for a one and Amazon only has one called 33 Drams but get pretty rough reviews about paging bleeding into eaxh other. So I am looking...
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 08-07-2013, 04:18 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 18,705
Posted By Ratman
There really not a whole lot to the Gold. Its...

There really not a whole lot to the Gold. Its more of a Softer blue, if you can believe that. It just doesn't have anything that stands out to it. Its a good blend for sure and something ANYONE can...
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 08-05-2013, 03:53 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 26,061
Posted By Ratman
Since we are talking about the glass you drink...

Since we are talking about the glass you drink whisky out of, another good thing to do with the glass is to let it sit over night and smell it the next day. After you finish your dram, don't wash out...
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 08-05-2013, 03:32 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 26,061
Posted By Ratman
Thanks for the info. Me and a shop owner here in...

Thanks for the info. Me and a shop owner here in town thought it was fake cause he had never seen one like that before and just thought it fake cause of it being so heavy. Thanks for clearing that...
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 08-04-2013, 06:18 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 18,705
Posted By Ratman
Not really cause we don't have the distributors...

Not really cause we don't have the distributors that are willing to bring in the higher ends whiskys. No one on the state will even carry Japanese whiskey. I saw McAllen 25 for 699$ today and Old...
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 08-04-2013, 05:20 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 18,705
Posted By Ratman
Albuquerque NM. Costco(Wholesale warehouse store)...

Albuquerque NM. Costco(Wholesale warehouse store) has it for 29$ all the time. Sometimes 25$. Total wine has it for 28 right now.

http://www.totalwine.com/eng/product/glenlivet-12-yr/2792750
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 08-04-2013, 04:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,433
Posted By Ratman
I guess I would start with the Laphiog since its...

I guess I would start with the Laphiog since its the best know and will give the best base to judge the other by on what a Islay should be. And then from there you can go the Lagavulin 16 and Caol...
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 08-04-2013, 04:30 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 26,061
Posted By Ratman
EDIT- Both Glasses are Real. One ... is a Just a...

EDIT- Both Glasses are Real. One ... is a Just a Older Style of the Glass and One ... is The Newer Style of the Glass but both a 100%REAL.Sorry[/B]
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 08-04-2013, 02:01 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 18,705
Posted By Ratman
12 Glenviet is only 25-30$ around me and think...

12 Glenviet is only 25-30$ around me and think that a good price for it
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 08-02-2013, 06:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 7,646
Posted By Ratman
Whisky Exchange.com had 25 & 30 in wooden boxes. ...

Whisky Exchange.com had 25 & 30 in wooden boxes.

http://www.thewhiskyexchange.com/P-3643.aspx
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 08-02-2013, 05:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,848
Posted By Ratman
Batches tasting different is not uncommon but for...

Batches tasting different is not uncommon but for a batch to taste almost completely different is. Especially from a distillery like Highland Park. They normally will try and get every one of the...
Forum: Bourbons, Canadian, Tennessee, Collectibles and more... 08-01-2013, 01:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,451
Posted By Ratman
Buffalo Trace is getting to release Stagg Jr....

Buffalo Trace is getting to release Stagg Jr. this month.

http://www.whiskyintelligence.com/2013/08/buffalo-trace-distillery-announces-the-release-of-stagg-jr-bourbon-american-whiskey-news/

...
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 08-01-2013, 05:41 AM
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Only time I drink JW Blue is when someone give me...

Only time I drink JW Blue is when someone give me a JW gift set. Which I have gotten twice now. Its a nice set that has Red,black,gold and blue in it, all 20cl bottles and only cost 60$ around me....
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 08-01-2013, 05:06 AM
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Posted By Ratman
Thanks for the recommendations.Only other one I...

Thanks for the recommendations.Only other one I have had besides the Hibiki is the Nikka from Barrel and I thought its was great. For a cask strength whisky, it didn't really need water but was...
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 08-01-2013, 04:57 AM
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Posted By Ratman
Caribbean cask all the way for me but Double Wood...

Caribbean cask all the way for me but Double Wood ain't far behind. I need to try the 17 Double Wood soon. Also would LOVE to try the Triple Cask they put out.






anyone else get their free...
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 08-01-2013, 04:45 AM
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Posted By Ratman
yeah they have great price but the total wine or...

yeah they have great price but the total wine or any other store in the New Mexico don't carry Japanese whiskys. Guy at Total wine told me the other day that the disturbers don't think they can move...
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 08-01-2013, 01:30 AM
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Views: 22,517
Posted By Ratman
Picked up a gift set box from whisky exchange. ...

Picked up a gift set box from whisky exchange.

http://i156.photobucket.com/albums/t37/TheRatman_01/P1090231_zpse3bece07.jpg

Its a really nice set and glass. Its mainly a display piece for me...
Forum: Bourbons, Canadian, Tennessee, Collectibles and more... 07-31-2013, 10:15 PM
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Posted By Ratman
Its taste like Whisky to be honest. Its a strong...

Its taste like Whisky to be honest. Its a strong and very flat. pours and drink just like a whisky. Very strange beer for sure but very tastful.
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 07-31-2013, 09:45 PM
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Views: 3,298
Posted By Ratman
Ordering from The Whisky Exchange

Here is a quick video about my experience with ordering from The Whisky Exchange.

http://youtu.be/kIHQx2LN6P0
Forum: Bourbons, Canadian, Tennessee, Collectibles and more... 07-31-2013, 08:44 PM
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Views: 2,996
Posted By Ratman
Great lakes makes some great brews.

Great lakes makes some great brews.
Forum: Bourbons, Canadian, Tennessee, Collectibles and more... 07-31-2013, 08:43 PM
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Posted By Ratman
Nice, can I get a pic of the of the whole...

Nice, can I get a pic of the of the whole cabinet. I am trying to find a nice corner unit but am still looking for other ideas too and I really like the way yours is lit up.

Sam Adams Utopia is...
Forum: Bourbons, Canadian, Tennessee, Collectibles and more... 07-31-2013, 04:39 AM
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Views: 2,996
Posted By Ratman
yeah you want to keep whisky out of direct light...

yeah you want to keep whisky out of direct light as much as possible.

Nice Bar though. Looks really good.





Where is the growler from and what in the fridge.
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 07-28-2013, 05:28 AM
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Views: 26,061
Posted By Ratman
Yeah I am weary of Independent bottlings. I...

Yeah I am weary of Independent bottlings. I bottle a 14yr old Ben Nevis that was from a Independent I didn't care for it at all. I have shared a Ben Nevis before and knew that the bottle I bought ...
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 07-25-2013, 03:36 AM
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Views: 14,858
Posted By Ratman
Glad to hear you like the EG 12. I am not really...

Glad to hear you like the EG 12. I am not really found of it myself but i will drink if someone pours me a glass. Just won't buy it, Eagle Rare 10yr is my preferred drinking bourbon. So I would...
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 07-22-2013, 05:46 PM
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Views: 2,843
Posted By Ratman
Vatts and Blends

What is the difference between a Vatted whisky and a blended whisky. I think I have seen some vatted whiksy call vatted single malts but not sure what that is.
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 07-22-2013, 03:53 PM
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Views: 3,017
Posted By Ratman
While thats good rule to follow, some distillers...

While thats good rule to follow, some distillers release number bottles for each cask.

I have a bottle Arran 12yr single sherry cask and it numbered 59 out of 278 for cask number 524. So they...
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 07-21-2013, 05:43 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 14,858
Posted By Ratman
I would pass on the Auchentonshan 12. I found it...

I would pass on the Auchentonshan 12. I found it just ok. The Auchentoshan Vallinch is 10x better. Its the Cask strength version of the 12 and really out shine the Reg 12.

Glenffidich 15 is a...
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 07-19-2013, 04:59 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 22,517
Posted By Ratman
I Love Hibiki. Gone though 2 bottles in the last...

I Love Hibiki. Gone though 2 bottles in the last 13 months. Another good one is Nikka from the Barrel. So easy to drink.
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 07-18-2013, 04:04 PM
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Views: 3,211
Posted By Ratman
Somewhere in between Macallen and Abelour. Its...

Somewhere in between Macallen and Abelour. Its not as smooth as Macallan and not a sheeried as Abelour. The Sherry pops in the mouth at first but turn sweet with small hint peat quick at the end. If...
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 07-18-2013, 04:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,211
Posted By Ratman
Kilchoman

Drinking Kilchoman(Sherry Cask) tonight and gonna try a little review of it. I am not really good at this, so please forgive my if it a little all over the place or doesn't make alot of sense.


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Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 07-17-2013, 01:30 AM
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Views: 4,053
Posted By Ratman
I liked it. The guy at Total Wine sold it to me...

I liked it. The guy at Total Wine sold it to me when i was buying something else. It was only 25-30 at the time. It is nice. I remember going though it pretty fast,in a few weeks. thinking that it...
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 07-09-2013, 04:07 AM
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Views: 20,067
Posted By Ratman
I love it. I finished a bottle of Batch 40(60%) a...

I love it. I finished a bottle of Batch 40(60%) a few months ago and have a bottle Batch 41(59%) in the celler. It is a sherry bomb for sure. Its also one of the funniest whiskey to play with. What I...
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 06-27-2013, 07:41 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 26,061
Posted By Ratman
Yes i love the Glencairn glass the best too but i...

Yes i love the Glencairn glass the best too but i also really like the high stem tasting glasses like this one.
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 06-18-2013, 02:22 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 3,609
Posted By Ratman
Young Whiskys

Whats every opinion on young whisky. Lets say whiskys under 10yrs. I love Albour'Adouh(messed up spelling) and know its around 5yrs. I really enjoy Kilochman Sherry cask and i believe its 5yrs too. I...
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