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Re: What's your latest bottle opened?

Postby mikeymad » Fri Mar 25, 2011 4:43 pm

Good to see the Tali making it back out in the world.
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Re: What's your latest bottle opened?

Postby jazz lover » Fri Mar 25, 2011 5:19 pm

Yes, I see it often and I'm sitting on a 12 pack.
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Re: What's your latest bottle opened?

Postby bredman » Sat Mar 26, 2011 12:05 am

Booker's 62.45%. Had an argument with the cork.
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Re: What's your latest bottle opened?

Postby robbi@laurenson.com » Sat Mar 26, 2011 3:27 pm

Laphroaig 10 CS Batch 001
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Re: What's your latest bottle opened?

Postby robbi@laurenson.com » Sat Mar 26, 2011 3:51 pm

Port Charlotte PC8 Ar Duthcas.

I get a big whiff of microwave popcorn up front. It's not bad, just surprising :).
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Re: What's your latest bottle opened?

Postby robbi@laurenson.com » Sat Mar 26, 2011 4:06 pm

robbi@laurenson.com wrote:Port Charlotte PC8 Ar Duthcas.

I get a big whiff of microwave popcorn up front. It's not bad, just surprising :).


There's a similarity to Port Ellen in this. Lovely nose, maybe a little lacking in complexity; but full, farmy/buttery and billowing.
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Re: What's your latest bottle opened?

Postby Muskrat Portage » Sun Mar 27, 2011 3:36 pm

J&AM Springbank 12 yo CS 54.4% Claret Wood. Colour is almost amber; Nose has floral and honeyed notes; Definitely full bodies with legs like a young colt; The Palate echoes the honey notes in the nose, with an added spiciness; Finish is warming and spicy as well as long and lingering on the tongue.

According to the label, 9 yrs in a refill bourbon cask followed by 3 in fresh Claret casks. Reminds me of tales I've heard about Queen Victoria - who would have loved this. She used to mix whisky and Claret, thereby ruining two great drinks at once! Maybe she was on to something after all!

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Re: What's your latest bottle opened?

Postby lockejn » Mon Mar 28, 2011 2:33 am

Amrut Fusion.
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Re: What's your latest bottle opened?

Postby Ganga » Mon Mar 28, 2011 3:25 am

Glenhaven Inchgower 19 pretends it's Queen and sings "Another One Bites the Dust".
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Re: What's your latest bottle opened?

Postby Ganga » Mon Mar 28, 2011 3:27 am

Ganga wrote:Glenhaven Inchgower 19 pretends it's Queen and sings "Another One Bites the Dust".

Ahhhhh! :oops: Wrong THREAD! NO EDIT!
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Re: What's your latest bottle opened?

Postby lockejn » Mon Mar 28, 2011 3:42 am

Ganga wrote:
Ganga wrote:Glenhaven Inchgower 19 pretends it's Queen and sings "Another One Bites the Dust".

Ahhhhh! :oops: Wrong THREAD! NO EDIT!

I think there's a bug somewhere involving "new posts" and "quick edit". Just a hunch at this point, but we'll see.
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Re: What's your latest bottle opened?

Postby Ganga » Mon Mar 28, 2011 3:52 am

This forum doesn't have edit! Other forums at WM do have edit.
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Re: What's your latest bottle opened?

Postby Muskrat Portage » Mon Mar 28, 2011 11:56 pm

:D Probably so the rest of us can have a good laugh at someone else' expense.
I think I might just climb into that Glenmo Nectar D'Or tonight. It was a prize after all ...
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Re: What's your latest bottle opened?

Postby Ganga » Tue Mar 29, 2011 12:10 am

:shock: Ah, the old we left it out so others can laugh at your expense joke. :lol:
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Re: What's your latest bottle opened?

Postby Vamos » Tue Mar 29, 2011 10:50 am

Just opened the 18 year old Bowmore I got bought as a leaving present from work.

Oh my, very special indeed. It's made the rest of my collection seem rather poor and bland!

Great peatiness and incredibly drinkable.
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Re: What's your latest bottle opened?

Postby Ganga » Thu Mar 31, 2011 3:53 am

Glenlivet 12, 21.3.10
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Re: What's your latest bottle opened?

Postby lockejn » Fri Apr 01, 2011 1:13 am

High West Rendezvous. This is what rye whiskey should be!
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Re: What's your latest bottle opened?

Postby bredman » Sat Apr 02, 2011 12:00 am

lockejn wrote:High West Rendezvous. This is what rye whiskey should be!

I can't argue with that, could'n't stop drinking it. :oops:


Dallas Dhu 1982 23yo Signatory Vintage Natural Colour 43%. Cask no. 704 h/h.
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Re: What's your latest bottle opened?

Postby bredman » Sun Apr 03, 2011 7:16 pm

Tomatin 18 DT Rare Auld Single Cask 55.9%. Pouring now...
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Re: What's your latest bottle opened?

Postby Laurentius » Mon Apr 04, 2011 9:02 pm

Peated BenRiach 10y, Curiositas, very impressed. Manageable complexity, sweetness but not cloying with a heavy hit of peat, peper and oak balancing it out. I like it.
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Re: What's your latest bottle opened?

Postby Willie JJ » Mon Apr 04, 2011 10:07 pm

Glenmorangie Traditional, Laphroaig Cairdeas 2010 and I'm pretty sure there's another, but I can't find it. I fear we maybe drank it all.
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Re: What's your latest bottle opened?

Postby lockejn » Fri Apr 08, 2011 1:55 am

A new Glenfarclas 12. There's a slightly sour note on the nose and it seems to have more grape and less smoke on the palate. Not as good as the outgoing bottle I think.
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Re: What's your latest bottle opened?

Postby lockejn » Fri Apr 22, 2011 1:05 am

A fresh Oban 14. :iwbrnt:
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Re: What's your latest bottle opened?

Postby dramtastic » Wed Apr 27, 2011 12:41 am

Mars Iwai Tradition - Paid 40 bucks for this thinking it was for 1 bottle(not bad for a very rare whisky). Four 720ml bottles turned up - SCORE!!
Golden Horse NAS Blended Malt
Karuizawa 12 Old Square Bottle
Karuizawa SC 1990 11YO #7408 57%
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Re: What's your latest bottle opened?

Postby bredman » Wed Apr 27, 2011 1:40 am

Tali 10.

Mannochmore 28 BF 2853 52.1%. This one was bottled 23rd March '11.

Longmorn 12 BF 163303 53.4%.
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Re: What's your latest bottle opened?

Postby bredman » Wed Apr 27, 2011 2:08 am

Bladnoch 9 Lightly Peated Barrel 325 55.5%.
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Re: What's your latest bottle opened?

Postby lockejn » Thu Apr 28, 2011 1:04 am

Bulleit 95 Rye. Pretty good.
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Re: What's your latest bottle opened?

Postby faniccj » Fri Apr 29, 2011 11:56 pm

Amrut Fusion.
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Re: What's your latest bottle opened?

Postby johan brugge » Sat Apr 30, 2011 12:10 am

faniccj wrote:Amrut Fusion.

Any thoughts on that one?
I've just opened an Amrut Peated Cask Strength 62.8 %.
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Re: What's your latest bottle opened?

Postby Jobi » Sat Apr 30, 2011 1:02 am

Fnally got around to opening the Parkers Heritage Golden Anniversary and I agree with the favorable remarks it was given.
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Re: What's your latest bottle opened?

Postby Willie JJ » Sun May 01, 2011 12:19 pm

An Cnoc 16yo
Cadenhead's Mortlach 16yo 2011 bottling
Cadenhead's Rosebank 20yo 2010 bottling
Macallan Speymalt 1971-2010
Stronachie 18yo
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Re: What's your latest bottle opened?

Postby Ganga » Sat May 07, 2011 4:12 am

Glenmo 10, 1.75. Ought to be fun to dram through this. What say you Willie, 2 or 3 sessions?
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Re: What's your latest bottle opened?

Postby bredman » Sun May 08, 2011 3:42 am

Corryvreckan.
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Re: What's your latest bottle opened?

Postby Ganga » Wed May 18, 2011 4:59 am

One is empty and now one is open. Ancient Age.
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Re: What's your latest bottle opened?

Postby mikeymad » Sun May 22, 2011 10:34 am

Opened Macallan 18yo - 1987

to have in celebration of my niece graduating college.. (birth year - 87)

Oh yeah and it is tasty...

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