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Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 02-16-2014, 02:01 PM
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Views: 3,055
Posted By 505Gibbs
Park Avenue Liquor Shop on 292 Madison Ave. would...

Park Avenue Liquor Shop on 292 Madison Ave. would be hard to beat but its downtown NY.
Forum: Trading Post 12-29-2013, 12:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,998
Posted By 505Gibbs
I totally agree! FedEx will ship for a licensed...

I totally agree!
FedEx will ship for a licensed dealer but I don't think an individual will be allowed. As for UPS - Silverfish hit it on the head - its not going to be accepted IF you declare it as...
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 12-25-2013, 02:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,923
Posted By 505Gibbs
The last of my bottle of Black Bowmore!

The last of my bottle of Black Bowmore!
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 10-12-2013, 08:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,064
Posted By 505Gibbs
Best guess - variances in the bottle making...

Best guess - variances in the bottle making process. Glass does start its life as a very thick liquid.;)
Forum: Whisky Blends 09-23-2013, 03:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 4,933
Posted By 505Gibbs
As JoJo stated - Bell's isn't anything especially...

As JoJo stated - Bell's isn't anything especially unusual.
Its one of the most popular blends in the UK but its no rarity unless its an especially unusual packaging/bottle.:(
Forum: Whisky Blends 09-08-2013, 09:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,613
Posted By 505Gibbs
I copied the following from their web page : ...

I copied the following from their web page :
"The Home of Scottish Leader

Deanston Distillery, Scottish Leaderís spiritual home, is situated on the banks of the River Teith near the village of...
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 09-02-2013, 09:53 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,673
Posted By 505Gibbs
The last 25yr had a 2011 date associated with it...

The last 25yr had a 2011 date associated with it and so far nothing for 2012 so it wouldn't be out of the ordinary to perhaps see a 2013 version.:)
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 09-02-2013, 01:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,034
Posted By 505Gibbs
Perhaps part of the reason for little response is...

Perhaps part of the reason for little response is that this was released as a travel retail exclusive so if you weren't checking at the various airports you probably never saw it.
Accoring to the...
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 08-24-2013, 09:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,908
Posted By 505Gibbs
IMO a face to face sale would be no problem. ...

IMO a face to face sale would be no problem.
Where it 'can' be an issue is when you cross state lines with a 'shipment' of spirits.
UPS and FedEx can deliver BUT you'll have to lie about the...
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 08-22-2013, 04:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 15,443
Posted By 505Gibbs
The LCBO may have dropped the Macallan 18 but its...

The LCBO may have dropped the Macallan 18 but its still being produced.
I preferred the Macallan to the 21 yr Glenlivet.
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 08-02-2013, 03:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,689
Posted By 505Gibbs
The only place I know of is - Ebay now that...

The only place I know of is - Ebay now that they've stopped allowing spirits to be sold online.
But, just because they ask a high price doesn't ,of course, mean its necessarily valuable.
Rebottling...
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 08-01-2013, 08:37 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,907
Posted By 505Gibbs
Realize that North Port which operated under...

Realize that North Port which operated under three names at one point or other during its lifetime was mothballed 30 years ago.
Its more of a collectors or curiosity item at this point. If its not...
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 07-22-2013, 11:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,535
Posted By 505Gibbs
From the 'Whisky for Everyone' web site: ...

From the 'Whisky for Everyone' web site:
"blends are a combination of different single malts AND grain whiskies, while vattings are a combination of different single malts."
Hope this helps.:D
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 07-08-2013, 01:25 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 18,958
Posted By 505Gibbs
The only 'issue' with Aberlour a'bunadh is the...

The only 'issue' with Aberlour a'bunadh is the batch to batch variation which I'd guess is the quality of the casks.
If you have any recent issues of the Whisky Bible by Jim Murray you can see they...
Forum: Whisky Blends 06-27-2013, 11:23 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 3,319
Posted By 505Gibbs
IMO - if there aren't some very distinct labeling...

IMO - if there aren't some very distinct labeling changes between bottles I don't think you can. In addition, you'd need someone that's VERY knowledgeable about the bottle/brand in question that has...
Forum: Whisky Blends 06-08-2013, 01:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,998
Posted By 505Gibbs
Royal Salute is still offered today from Chivas...

Royal Salute is still offered today from Chivas so unless someone is a collector of the various bottle producers its nothing exceptional.
As noted earlier - enjoy it!:)
Forum: Trading Post 06-01-2013, 05:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 15,967
Posted By 505Gibbs
Only a potential buyer will say if its fair or...

Only a potential buyer will say if its fair or not.
IMO - the value is in the container and not the contents so no box and the chip might hurt you.:(
Forum: Trading Post 06-01-2013, 12:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 15,967
Posted By 505Gibbs
THe Whisky Exchange has one and its 375 pounds...

THe Whisky Exchange has one and its 375 pounds sterling!:eek:
You'd have to deduct for the chip & no box.
Forum: Whisky Blends 05-31-2013, 01:08 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 3,502
Posted By 505Gibbs
Are you sure its 70% not 70cl or 700ml which...

Are you sure its 70% not 70cl or 700ml which would be the volume of the bottle?
This is a blend so I doubt that its more the 80 proof or 40% alcohol but I could be wrong.
The brand is now defunct...
Forum: Whisky Blends 05-25-2013, 01:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,135
Posted By 505Gibbs
Someone that has followed the Royal Salute over...

Someone that has followed the Royal Salute over time will have to chime in here.
I believe that there were never more than 4 or 5[at most] colors for their bottles but I'm thinking of time back in...
Forum: Whisky Blends 05-24-2013, 06:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,135
Posted By 505Gibbs
IMO, unless someone is particular to the ceramic...

IMO, unless someone is particular to the ceramic maker that made the bottle I don't think they'd be worth anymore than todays going price since Royal Salute is still being marketed.:(
Additionally,...
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 05-22-2013, 05:11 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 13,233
Posted By 505Gibbs
Master of Malts is not currently shipping to the...

Master of Malts is not currently shipping to the US due to changes in airline regulations that make spirits a 'hazardous material'!!:mad:
Single Malts Direct is also under this shipping issue.
How...
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 05-12-2013, 05:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 5,183
Posted By 505Gibbs
What I found was that a company?/store in the UK...

What I found was that a company?/store in the UK release 3000 bottles of this at 40 pounds /bottle which supposedly well beneath its age value which was estimated at about $300 US. Its all gone now....
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 05-12-2013, 01:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,247
Posted By 505Gibbs
I found one mention of Kinclaith in the 2013...

I found one mention of Kinclaith in the 2013 version of The Whisky Bible by Jim Murray.
Kinclaith operated from 1957 to 1975 as a Lowland producer. Its listed as 'closed/dimolished' by Mr. Murray.:(...
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 04-30-2013, 09:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,619
Posted By 505Gibbs
And, FWIW, its the same as used in making the...

And, FWIW, its the same as used in making the spirit!;)
Forum: Bourbons, Canadian, Tennessee, Collectibles and more... 04-27-2013, 06:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,565
Posted By 505Gibbs
Quezon City - Republic of the Phillipines!:)

Quezon City - Republic of the Phillipines!:)
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 04-26-2013, 08:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,354
Posted By 505Gibbs
IF Ebay were functional for selling spirits I'd...

IF Ebay were functional for selling spirits I'd say that something N. of $700 would not be out of the question. If you enjoy a sherry finish its outstanding.
It hasn't been part of the Macallan...
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 04-16-2013, 03:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 7,002
Posted By 505Gibbs
Michigan has the 18yr on their 'official' list;...

Michigan has the 18yr on their 'official' list; however, I've learned through a lot of frustration that just because they list it dosn't necessarily mean they have it or can get it. Lansing isn't the...
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 04-15-2013, 09:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 7,002
Posted By 505Gibbs
Auchentoshan has 5 offerings in Michigan[or so...

Auchentoshan has 5 offerings in Michigan[or so says the states web site]. The price range is from about $40 to $140 without tax at a dealer offering the state minimum pricing.
Auchentoshan is a...
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 04-15-2013, 01:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 7,002
Posted By 505Gibbs
If you want to try sherry - go with the...

If you want to try sherry - go with the Glenfiddich 15yr solera reserve. In Michigan its about $50.:)
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 04-03-2013, 03:16 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 15,597
Posted By 505Gibbs
I don't think it will become anything special...

I don't think it will become anything special either and with the loss , currently, of Ebay I don't see much way to sell it other than auction and then it would have to be REALLY special. Much hype...
Forum: Bourbons, Canadian, Tennessee, Collectibles and more... 03-14-2013, 01:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 6,177
Posted By 505Gibbs
I believe the news program 20/20 did a 'sting' on...

I believe the news program 20/20 did a 'sting' on Ebay when they followed an 18 year old that they got to buy a bottle of vodka[inexpensive] by bidding on Ebay.
Once the 18 year old took delivery -...
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 03-02-2013, 02:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,372
Posted By 505Gibbs
+1 on the Nectar D'Or - excellent!:D

+1 on the Nectar D'Or - excellent!:D
Forum: Bourbons, Canadian, Tennessee, Collectibles and more... 02-18-2013, 02:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 8,549
Posted By 505Gibbs
You won't go wrong with Knob Creek either!:)

You won't go wrong with Knob Creek either!:)
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 02-12-2013, 02:55 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 39,493
Posted By 505Gibbs
The reason they shut down is that 20/20 did a...

The reason they shut down is that 20/20 did a sting on them and got an 18 yr old to buy a bottle of vodka thru Ebay and when it was received by the underage person they had a story to do and hence...
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 02-11-2013, 09:14 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 39,493
Posted By 505Gibbs
It may be splitting the proverbial hair but when...

It may be splitting the proverbial hair but when auctions were viable on Ebay you were in fact selling & no license was required. The only ones required to have a license and registered with Ebay...
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 02-11-2013, 03:32 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 39,493
Posted By 505Gibbs
I have shipped thru the US mail and with UPS when...

I have shipped thru the US mail and with UPS when it was legal to auction spirits on Ebay. Having said that - if you go to UPS you'd better not declare you're shipping spirits and its a no-no with...
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 02-08-2013, 07:05 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 39,493
Posted By 505Gibbs
Another great place in San Francisco is D&M!:D ...

Another great place in San Francisco is D&M!:D

http://www.dandm.com/
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 02-08-2013, 05:27 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 39,493
Posted By 505Gibbs
They won't ship wine across the state line per...

They won't ship wine across the state line per their web site so I highly doubt they'll ship liquor across it either.:(
I've called them about a cognac I was looking for - one of the few places in...
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 02-04-2013, 08:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 10,811
Posted By 505Gibbs
There are certain changes in the labeling,...

There are certain changes in the labeling, usually subtle, that might occur over time for a given product.
The 'older' 12 yr that your friend had - what were the storage conditions, was the bottle...
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 02-03-2013, 06:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 10,811
Posted By 505Gibbs
Everyone has an opinion and here's mine: The...

Everyone has an opinion and here's mine:
The distillery's 'master blender' is responsible for producing a consistant product. Sampling many casks and choosing those that when they are mixed/blended...
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 01-25-2013, 05:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 7,444
Posted By 505Gibbs
I believe only the 18 yr is the true sherry oak...

I believe only the 18 yr is the true sherry oak currently produced:(!
The 25 & 30 version were truly great but they haven't been offered in probably about 10 yrs or more - a scotch drinkers...
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 01-22-2013, 04:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,935
Posted By 505Gibbs
I believe the whisky has to be in barrel for a...

I believe the whisky has to be in barrel for a minimum of three years to legally be called 'scotch' whisky!:(
Its not too likely a distillery will sell a new made spirit.
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 01-01-2013, 03:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 6,077
Posted By 505Gibbs
According to the 2013 issue of Jim Murray's...

According to the 2013 issue of Jim Murray's 'Whiskey Bible' it is a Highland malt.
One listing - "The Grangestone Whisky Collection Highland Single Malt 21 Years" -
is given a rating of 89 by Mr....
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 09-27-2012, 02:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 10,281
Posted By 505Gibbs
This is really NEW news - policy was...

This is really NEW news - policy was 'temporarily' change the 21st of this month.
Its a money maker for Ebay so I'd expect a revision as they noted in the very near future allowing the sales to go...
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 09-26-2012, 01:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 10,281
Posted By 505Gibbs
Ebay would be another viable place to sell. These...

Ebay would be another viable place to sell. These original 25yr bottlings don't show up as frequently as they did only a few years ago and the prices have consequently risen.
Something north of $600...
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 09-15-2012, 06:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 5,150
Posted By 505Gibbs
The original 25yr that was the heavily sherried...

The original 25yr that was the heavily sherried finish I always thought to be a superb drink - sadly it is no longer offered although it shows up for auction reasonably often. I would think that is...
Forum: Whisky Blends 07-26-2012, 12:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,268
Posted By 505Gibbs
I've tried your link twice and nothing comes up! ...

I've tried your link twice and nothing comes up!
There have been atleast two manufacturers of the bottle used with the English company - Spode - being the first I believe. Their bottles go back into...
Forum: Bourbons, Canadian, Tennessee, Collectibles and more... 07-17-2012, 02:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,748
Posted By 505Gibbs
I totally agree! It is not that old and it is a...

I totally agree!
It is not that old and it is a mass produced item, unfortunately.:o
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 04-10-2012, 01:25 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 145,983
Posted By 505Gibbs
If the whisky has a cork used in the stopper you...

If the whisky has a cork used in the stopper you should not store it on its side as the alcohol will attack and start to break down the material. Not immediately but over time it will. Store it...
Forum: Whisky Blends 04-07-2012, 04:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 5,084
Posted By 505Gibbs
Found this thru a Google search : ...

Found this thru a Google search :
http://www.nicks.com.au/Product/View/McCallums-Perfection-Blended-Scotch-Whisky-(700ml)/4541

From this it appears to be a blending whisky BUT I didn't check for...
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 01-21-2012, 03:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 11,759
Posted By 505Gibbs
There was a bottling as shown in your pic of...

There was a bottling as shown in your pic of Glenfiddich and it was in an Edinburgh crystal decanter[you should check the bottom of the bottle for the etched Edinburgh name - its not always clear]....
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 01-04-2012, 02:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 8,126
Posted By 505Gibbs
Good job JoJo! That is the 'Classic' bottling I...

Good job JoJo!
That is the 'Classic' bottling I was referring to. Hope the original poster checks back.:)
Forum: Bourbons, Canadian, Tennessee, Collectibles and more... 01-03-2012, 12:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,015
Posted By 505Gibbs
As Michael stated - pics are really helpful! ...

As Michael stated - pics are really helpful!
Additionally, bourbans are very rare over about 27 yrs. that have been aged in a cask that long. If these are simply ones that have been around for 30...
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 12-27-2011, 07:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 8,126
Posted By 505Gibbs
Dottie - since you're in Michigan as am I - if...

Dottie - since you're in Michigan as am I - if its the one I'm thinking of its a Balvenie from atleast 15-20 years ago that was offered in the state and it was a 12yr old and is no longer offered.
I...
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 08-24-2011, 01:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 13,762
Posted By 505Gibbs
Dale - a lot of the pricing is based on the...

Dale - a lot of the pricing is based on the whisky's named distillery - IMO.
Since this wasn't marketed under Glanfarclas or Macallan or Glenfiddich as examples even the very old may not be priced...
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 08-22-2011, 01:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 13,762
Posted By 505Gibbs
Are you sure its not Glendronach? I couldn't...

Are you sure its not Glendronach?
I couldn't find a 'Glendarroch' in any of Jim Murray's 2011 'Whisky Bible' nor could I find it at The Whisky Exchange' which is in London.
A google search turned...
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 06-18-2011, 12:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 12,089
Posted By 505Gibbs
This pretty much sums it up! I've bought and...

This pretty much sums it up!
I've bought and sold spirits on Ebay with no issues BUT that doesn't mean that there aren't crooks operating within the system of Ebay.
The very high priced...
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 06-02-2011, 11:41 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 57,989
Posted By 505Gibbs
The best I remember : Glenfiddich 15 yr Solera...

The best I remember :
Glenfiddich 15 yr Solera Reserve
Balvenie 12yr from about 15 years ago
Laphroaig 40 yr[I was lucky to buy it BEFORE it went thru the roof] - unlike any Laphroaig you can...
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 05-27-2011, 05:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 8,693
Posted By 505Gibbs
As with so many subjective things one mans' 10...

As with so many subjective things one mans' 10 is another mans' 2!!:eek:
I'd stay away from Laphroaig, Ardbeg and perhaps even Bowmore.:(
Forum: Whisky Blends 05-16-2011, 02:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 17,888
Posted By 505Gibbs
If its truly a glass bottle - no problem. The...

If its truly a glass bottle - no problem. The issue with lead is if its stored in a lead crystal decanter or bottle.:eek:
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 05-16-2011, 01:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 7,228
Posted By 505Gibbs
You might want to post where you are located AND...

You might want to post where you are located AND if you're willing to compensate someone for the box and shipping costs.
Just my $0.02!
To the best of my knowledge this hasn't been offered in the...
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 05-13-2011, 03:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 4,613
Posted By 505Gibbs
The Whiskey Exchange is offering what I believe...

The Whiskey Exchange is offering what I believe to be the same bottle at
2550 pounds without the VAT.:eek:
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 03-19-2011, 03:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 34,872
Posted By 505Gibbs
Before you can do that - IMO - you need to...

Before you can do that - IMO - you need to explain those available that you do enjoy!
The are many available thru - The Whisky Exchange in England - which is a great source of many not usually seen...
Forum: Whisky Blends 03-17-2011, 10:40 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 4,306
Posted By 505Gibbs
Chevas still bottles this product and I don't...

Chevas still bottles this product and I don't believe the seal number will establish a date unless you go to Chevas directly.
Depending on your states tax structure these retail for about $180.
If...
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 03-17-2011, 04:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 15,105
Posted By 505Gibbs
There are two tastings in Jim Murray's 'Whisky...

There are two tastings in Jim Murray's 'Whisky Bible' and yours - The Select Reserve - is by far the better of the two tasted - by his taste buds anyway.:)

You can buy this gem from the Whisky...
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 01-16-2011, 12:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 6,620
Posted By 505Gibbs
I'm in the same vein as Darko on this question....

I'm in the same vein as Darko on this question. Waaaaaay too quickly for something like this to even begin to occur - if at all.
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 09-16-2010, 03:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 8,561
Posted By 505Gibbs
There is a 'recent' release of MJ's guide but...

There is a 'recent' release of MJ's guide but there are additional authors involved as I noted earlier.
The Whisky Bible can be purchased through Amazon.com although I don't know if there are any...
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 09-16-2010, 02:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 8,561
Posted By 505Gibbs
Michael's guide is pretty darn good but don't...

Michael's guide is pretty darn good but don't lose sight that anything published recently is by other persons plus a recap of Michael's last published edition. We lost Michael about three years...
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 08-11-2010, 04:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 8,206
Posted By 505Gibbs
Thanks Jojo! I figured if you didn't answer -...

Thanks Jojo!
I figured if you didn't answer - perhaps nobody would/could.
This bottle is kept at room temp and NOT chilled. I've been a single malt enthusiast for many years i.e. over 35, and I've...
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 08-09-2010, 11:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 8,206
Posted By 505Gibbs
32 yr old Springbank With White Sediment

I have a bottle that is from the distillery and its in clear glass and NCF. It has thrown white sediment and has never been opened.
Is this a by-product of sun exposure or ???:confused::confused:
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 08-09-2010, 11:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 13,156
Posted By 505Gibbs
Initially the 25 yr old was finished[exclusively...

Initially the 25 yr old was finished[exclusively I believe] in sherry casks. Over the years these have been harder to come by and the finish is now called fine oak. There is some sherry but not to...
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 08-09-2010, 12:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 25,308
Posted By 505Gibbs
Whiskey does not age in the bottle like it did in...

Whiskey does not age in the bottle like it did in the barrel! Any change would be due to exposure to light or the bottle was opened and partially consumed and the air trapped inside would, over time,...
Forum: Whisky Blends 08-06-2010, 02:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 9,204
Posted By 505Gibbs
I'm not sure what you mean by the use of...

I'm not sure what you mean by the use of 'vintage' but I'm not aware of such a site in the US. Could there be one - maybe but I don't think so.
To give you an answer - what state do you reside in??...
Forum: Whisky Blends 06-13-2010, 11:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 6,489
Posted By 505Gibbs
Any aging stops when its removed from the barrel....

Any aging stops when its removed from the barrel.
Its more a curiosity than anything else. You could try it on Ebay.
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 06-12-2010, 09:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 7,490
Posted By 505Gibbs
It might go for more than $500 on Ebay. These are...

It might go for more than $500 on Ebay. These are starting to turn up at a much lower frequency than a few months ago.
If you're not comfortable with Ebay then it becomes a bit more difficult!:(
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 06-10-2010, 12:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 15,420
Posted By 505Gibbs
Be aware that the delivery risk is all yours when...

Be aware that the delivery risk is all yours when dealing with your Customs people!
I've had many bottles delivered to the US but with Canada it could be different. A lot depends on how the...
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 05-11-2010, 04:46 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 19,800
Posted By 505Gibbs
One more vote for the 15yr Solera Reserve -...

One more vote for the 15yr Solera Reserve - EXCELLENT!:)
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 04-27-2010, 10:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 15,420
Posted By 505Gibbs
Consider D&M in San Francisco or Park Avenue...

Consider D&M in San Francisco or Park Avenue Liquors in NYC as a source and they're cheaper than buying from Scotland due to the Euro exchange and the subsequent cost of shipping.
Alternatively,...
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 04-17-2010, 12:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 23,905
Posted By 505Gibbs
Unless there has been a recent release the 21 yr...

Unless there has been a recent release the 21 yr Springbank won't be easy to find and it certainly won't be cheap. When they show up on Ebay they generally go for more than $300!:eek:
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 04-03-2010, 06:49 PM
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Posted By 505Gibbs
Using a Google search I found it in a couple of...

Using a Google search I found it in a couple of stores in Scotland with a price in the 200-240 Euro range roughly $300-350 US!:eek:
Forum: Bourbons, Canadian, Tennessee, Collectibles and more... 03-14-2010, 05:15 PM
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Posted By 505Gibbs
I don't know if anyone has done their homework on...

I don't know if anyone has done their homework on this but presuming the seller is in the U.S. you just don't go and pack up a bottle of liquor and ship it to Canada unless you feel lucky.
I don't...
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 02-25-2010, 08:18 PM
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Posted By 505Gibbs
Jay - Laphroaig is great but not what you might...

Jay - Laphroaig is great but not what you might want to try until you've tried a few other single malts. It cab be a love it or hate it experience with its intensity!
Consider trying Bruichladdich...
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 02-24-2010, 10:30 PM
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Posted By 505Gibbs
Based only on the pictures on the site these are...

Based only on the pictures on the site these are tapered and the large end may not be able to seal the diameter of the bottle in question. Wine bottles generally, but not always, have somewhat...
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 02-24-2010, 05:11 PM
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Views: 16,164
Posted By 505Gibbs
Spirits with cork tops while asthetically...

Spirits with cork tops while asthetically pleasing are, to me, always a crap shoot as to how long the cork will survive! I believe there are some types[species] of cork that are perhaps more...
Forum: Whisky Blends 02-10-2010, 04:35 PM
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Posted By 505Gibbs
Good catch - here's te chart of where they...

Good catch - here's te chart of where they will/will not ship to in the US :
Alabama
All Except Alcohol
Illinois
All Products
Montana
All Except Alcohol
Rhode Island
All Products ...
Forum: Bourbons, Canadian, Tennessee, Collectibles and more... 02-09-2010, 01:08 PM
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Posted By 505Gibbs
Its one of the older bottles since they haven't...

Its one of the older bottles since they haven't used Spode to make their bottles in many years but the product itself is still sold by Chivas.
Other than the bottle scarcity to a collector its not...
Forum: Whisky Blends 02-08-2010, 01:18 PM
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Posted By 505Gibbs
Is this a distillery bottling or was it released...

Is this a distillery bottling or was it released by an independent bottler such as Cadenhead or McMurray David etc.
If it wasn't a distillery bottling - you're correct in that it could be tough to...
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 02-06-2010, 12:41 PM
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Views: 41,955
Posted By 505Gibbs
As such, there is not but as the alcohol is...

As such, there is not but as the alcohol is processed by the body there can be some spike in the glucose levels in the body. The trick, as with most things for diabetics, is moderation!
Unless your...
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 02-03-2010, 05:09 PM
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Views: 13,719
Posted By 505Gibbs
This is straight from a Google search : ...

This is straight from a Google search :
"Usquaebach Gold Elite 50
Ultra-Premium Malt Whisky
First introduced in 1988.
100% Malt whiskies.
50 Malt whiskies.
Aged up to 50 years.
43% alc/vol....
Forum: Whisky Blends 02-03-2010, 02:47 PM
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Views: 11,361
Posted By 505Gibbs
Unfortunately, all that has been seen until...

Unfortunately, all that has been seen until further reports come in is the 12 yr old!:(:(
Forum: Whisky Blends 01-31-2010, 01:32 AM
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Views: 11,361
Posted By 505Gibbs
Park Avenue Liquor has it in new York - it'll...

Park Avenue Liquor has it in new York - it'll ONLY set you back $75!!!:eek::eek:
Forum: Whisky Blends 01-23-2010, 05:48 PM
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Views: 9,471
Posted By 505Gibbs
There's a bottle on Ebay from the UK at 40pounds...

There's a bottle on Ebay from the UK at 40pounds - it is a pure grain whiskey not a scotch.
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 01-18-2010, 02:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 9,289
Posted By 505Gibbs
Any searches that I did came up empty handed!...

Any searches that I did came up empty handed! Having said that the best 'guesstimate' that I found was that it was 'most likely' aged 10 yrs in oak before the port finishing which was again...
Forum: Whisky Blends 01-14-2010, 04:12 PM
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Views: 7,078
Posted By 505Gibbs
Its nothing more than an old bottle of a blended...

Its nothing more than an old bottle of a blended scotch! Any aging stopped when it was blended and bottled. All it has now is curiosity value to a collector unfortunately.:(
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 01-13-2010, 04:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 6,824
Posted By 505Gibbs
I found this as part of a Google search : "The...

I found this as part of a Google search :
"The Famous Grouse created 250 limited edition bottles of 37 year old blended malt to mark both Burns? 250th birthday and the 37 years of his short but...
Forum: Whisky Blends 01-12-2010, 08:38 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 43,329
Posted By 505Gibbs
The Google search I did also came up with a very...

The Google search I did also came up with a very low number for value in spite of the age! The price range was comparable to that listed in this post!:(
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 01-05-2010, 10:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 7,564
Posted By 505Gibbs
Unless its sold thru some type of auction house...

Unless its sold thru some type of auction house that might specialize in spirits the most common place would be Ebay.
Given the age I'd expect you could get around $160 or so with the right buyer!...
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 01-02-2010, 06:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 7,827
Posted By 505Gibbs
I've drank single and blended malts for years and...

I've drank single and blended malts for years and I've read Michael Jackson's books as well as those from Jim Murray and I don't think I've ever seen a mention about artificial coloring being added...
Forum: Single Malt Scotch Whisky 12-28-2009, 06:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 10,146
Posted By 505Gibbs
Welcome Andrew! For starters JW Blue is a...

Welcome Andrew!
For starters JW Blue is a blend! It is not a single malt by any means - it can be a blending of single malts from various distilleries but not from a single distillery in and of...
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