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Old 02-11-13, 09:30
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Wow, you guys are like wine connoisseurs. I just stick to Johnny Walker and I have no idea about any of the varying styles except the basic Scotch and Bourbon .
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My whisky cabinet currently contians:

12 y/o Highland Park (great easy-drinking whisky)
16 y/o Ardbeg (probably the best)
12 y/0 Caol Ila
10 y/o Tobermory
12 y/0 Bunnahabhain (pronounced Buna-haven)
18 y/o Bowmore

All very different, all very nice.


There are a few miniatures lying around too. Whisky is one of the benefits of living in Scotland, Islay is a must visit.
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All west coast malts there must be something about the salt air. I prefer Speyside and in particular Arbelour.
It's the peat in the soil on Islay.

Anyone else tried Old Pultney? Went through most of a bottle with a friend a while ago and really enjoyed it. found it light and smooth, but then I mostly drink Laphroaig which... isn't.
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There's better bourbons than Maker's. Blanton's and Four Roses are worth investigating for the brownest of brown liquors

Japanese - Yamazaki is good, Nikka is better. similar to the Speyside scotches if you're looking for a comparison

Nothing beats a Lagavulin though
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Has anyone tried Old Fitzgerald? All I know is that it's a wheated bourbon (admittedly not a style I'm overly too with) and it seems to be fairly popular. I was going to get some Pappy Van Winkle. But did a little checking and.. it's just a wee bit out of my price range.
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Highland Park 18 years old, simply the best.

Other than that my favorite party drinks are some ciderbeer called Somersby, lots of calouries with is essential if you wanna party half the weekend
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Scotch tasting night Saturday night. A little hungover



Lagavulin is still my favourite peaty single malt. Really enjoyed both the 12yo Aberlour and the Jura Superstition. And then someone produced the 1971 Glenmorangie. At $600/bottle, most of us only dared a small tasting but it was very smooth and nice.
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How did you like the 1994 Glen Rothes?
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I didn't mind it, but it wasn't my favourite and there would be other bottles I would buy before The Glenrothes personally. My bottle of Lagavulin is almost empty
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If you're talking about the Lagavulin 12yo CS pictured: do you drink it pure at cask strength or do you add water?
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