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Is Auchentoshan like Glaswegians?

Postby Willie JJ » Wed Dec 12, 2007 9:47 pm

In the current issue of WM (68) Dominic Roskrow suggests that Auchentoshan is not like Glaswegians because the latter are not 'light, floral and perfumey'. I feel that this is a major problem for the distillery which has been marketing itself as the Glasgow malt and that we have a duty to help out by pointing out the ways in which Auchentoshan is like Glaswegians. I'll start the ball rolling by suggesting that they are both friendly and approachable. This, ironically, may help me to avoid getting a thumping from the next Glaswegian that I meet. Any other suggestions anyone?
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Re: Is Auchentoshan like Glaswegians?

Postby mattbuty » Thu Dec 13, 2007 2:16 am

...They are both grainy and vegetal at first, but very soon you realise they are actually very clean and suprisingly refreshing.

Also you would rather make their acquaintence at the beginning of the evening than last thing at night :thumbsup:
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Re: Is Auchentoshan like Glaswegians?

Postby Willie JJ » Thu Dec 13, 2007 1:00 pm

mattbuty wrote:...They are both grainy and vegetal at first, but very soon you realise they are actually very clean and suprisingly refreshing.

Also you would rather make their acquaintence at the beginning of the evening than last thing at night :thumbsup:


:D Nice. Have you done much research into the cleanliness of Glaswegians then?

Not many people having a go at this. Perhaps its too difficult to avoid wood references :) .

Kidding! I'm just kidding!
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Re: Is Auchentoshan like Glaswegians?

Postby les taylor » Thu Dec 13, 2007 2:38 pm

Willie I think we are all a bit frightened of the consequences.
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Re: Is Auchentoshan like Glaswegians?

Postby Iain » Thu Dec 13, 2007 7:41 pm

Auchentoshan is like a Glaswegian because no one knows what it means?

Because you wouldn't want to be seen with one in good company?


(Don't mean to be a spoilsport, but is Auchentoshan in Clydebank? I'm sure it isn't in Glasgow!)
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Re: Is Auchentoshan like Glaswegians?

Postby Willie JJ » Thu Dec 13, 2007 10:01 pm

Hi Iain
Not sure that you contribution will help the Auchentoshan marketing people :D

Your right about the location thing though. My Brother-in-law is from Clydebank and gets a bit miffed about all the Auchentoshan and Glasgow stuff, but Glenkinchie advertises itself as the Edinburgh malt and that is equally improbable
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