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Postby jmrl » Wed Mar 19, 2008 10:53 pm

3rd in series of comparison of higher priced official bottlings of malts tried blind against cheaper supermarket own label and independently bottled malts.

Longmorn 15yo 45%

Costco Macallan 19yo 40%

Cadenheads distilled at Glenfarclas distillery 19yo 46% single bourbon cask

Sainsburys 12yo single malt 40%

Aberlour 10yo 40%

Morrison's best 15yo 40%

7.30 Tuesday 6th May Holyrood Hotel, Edinburgh £13/10*
- * members discount

The first was all Islays, results are posted online on Lothian Life magazine's website - interesting reading. The second tasting was not nearly so engaging, all highlands. Glengoyne 10yo doing well with Marks & Spencer's Inverey.

This time for Speyside I've used less supermarket offerings and another official release. As always I can post these out P&P free within UK. Overseas at cost. The results should again be posted on the magazine's site. Further info here or phone me, Mark on 0131 556 5864
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