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Re: What's your latest bottle opened?

Postby irishwhiskeychaser » Thu Feb 04, 2010 12:44 pm

Operation bottle reduction was going well over Christmas with me targeting some low level bottles and finishing them ... however it went out the week-end when I opened ... Mortlach 16yo (Flora & Faune), Highland Park Earl Magnus, Yamazaki 10yo, Macallan 20yo CS (Private Bottling) & Writers Tears ...

I don'k know whether to go :headbang: or :)

but why not you only live once :wink:
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Re: What's your latest bottle opened?

Postby Dubois » Thu Feb 04, 2010 4:07 pm

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Re: What's your latest bottle opened?

Postby Kim » Thu Feb 04, 2010 10:39 pm

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Re: What's your latest bottle opened?

Postby Chef! » Sat Feb 06, 2010 10:29 am

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Re: What's your latest bottle opened?

Postby andyt » Sun Feb 07, 2010 1:13 am

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Re: What's your latest bottle opened?

Postby dramtastic » Sun Feb 07, 2010 3:43 am

The Cask of Hakushu Heavily Peated 1993 58% #3B40573
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Re: What's your latest bottle opened?

Postby dramtastic » Sun Feb 07, 2010 6:07 am

Yoichi 15
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Re: What's your latest bottle opened?

Postby dramtastic » Mon Feb 08, 2010 9:37 am

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Suntory Special Reserve Aged 10 Years
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Re: What's your latest bottle opened?

Postby johan brugge » Mon Feb 08, 2010 11:40 pm

The Dalmore 12yo at 40% vol. My first Dalmore ever, well my second actually. I had a sample of the Gran Reserva two weeks ago, which was not very impressive. This one is a bit better. From the moment I opened the bottle I picked up caramel. I wonder why ... It reminded me of a Glenrothes, only I found Glenrothes very drinkable. This is what I think of The Dalmore 12yo.

Nose:
big caramel, fruitiness, very faint smokeyness and a touch of cake.

Palate:
again caramel, marzipan, fruit (oranges?), and a bit more smoke yet it's still sweet.

Finish:
short, gone without a trace I'm afraid.

Comments:
Not much to be exited about I think. It's an OK dram. Nothing more, nothing less.
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Re: What's your latest bottle opened?

Postby Dubois » Tue Feb 09, 2010 7:08 am

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Re: What's your latest bottle opened?

Postby Jarppa » Tue Feb 09, 2010 9:58 am

Glenfiddich 15 YO, nice sherry-vanilla-spicy combination but this should be bottled unchillfiltered at 46%, hmmm?
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Re: What's your latest bottle opened?

Postby Kim » Sun Feb 14, 2010 12:32 am

Glenfiddich 15 yo, Solera Reserve
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Re: What's your latest bottle opened?

Postby dramtastic » Mon Feb 15, 2010 10:12 am

Kirin 20th Anniverary Pure Malt
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Re: What's your latest bottle opened?

Postby Kim » Mon Feb 15, 2010 11:56 pm

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Re: What's your latest bottle opened?

Postby orangedogofglory » Tue Feb 16, 2010 3:01 am

Just cracked open a Balvenie 25 Single Barrel.
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Re: What's your latest bottle opened?

Postby orangedogofglory » Tue Feb 16, 2010 4:47 am

orangedogofglory wrote:Just cracked open a Balvenie 25 Single Barrel.


I noted this over in the what are you drinking thread, but just in case, here are my notes from this bottle:

Notes at Wolf and Whisky
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Re: What's your latest bottle opened?

Postby Dubois » Tue Feb 16, 2010 8:13 am

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Re: What's your latest bottle opened?

Postby Kim » Wed Feb 17, 2010 12:02 am

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Re: What's your latest bottle opened?

Postby Dubois » Sat Feb 20, 2010 4:25 pm

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Re: What's your latest bottle opened?

Postby andyt » Sat Feb 20, 2010 9:19 pm

Bell's Dufftown Glenlivet 8 YO
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Re: What's your latest bottle opened?

Postby Kim » Sat Feb 20, 2010 10:43 pm

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Re: What's your latest bottle opened?

Postby dramtastic » Mon Feb 22, 2010 9:26 am

Yamazaki Izuhara Wine Barrel 58%
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Re: What's your latest bottle opened?

Postby johan brugge » Mon Feb 22, 2010 8:41 pm

1990 Filliers. It's a 19yo vintage jenever at 43% vol. that has matured in American oak casks. Bourbon if you ask me. It's pretty obvious. Very nice nose! Very much like whisky thanks to the casks. If you didn't know it's a jenever you'd think it's a whisky. Until you taste it that is. Then it becomes clear you're drinking a very strong jenever. Lovely stuff.
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Re: What's your latest bottle opened?

Postby johan brugge » Tue Feb 23, 2010 11:15 am

Caol Ila 1984 Samaroli, bottled in May 2007 at 45% vol. I've had older Caol Ila's before but this is a real stunner! It's smooth, typical Islay with an edge. I don't know what it is but there is something special about it.
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Re: What's your latest bottle opened?

Postby Swedish Chef » Tue Feb 23, 2010 4:28 pm

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Re: What's your latest bottle opened?

Postby Kim » Tue Feb 23, 2010 11:07 pm

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Re: What's your latest bottle opened?

Postby Dubois » Thu Mar 04, 2010 7:18 am

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Re: What's your latest bottle opened?

Postby dramtastic » Thu Mar 04, 2010 9:02 am

Provenance Rosebank 15 1990 46%
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Re: What's your latest bottle opened?

Postby Swedish Chef » Thu Mar 04, 2010 3:45 pm

Caol Ila 12. Needed a peaty one for dinner last night.
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Re: What's your latest bottle opened?

Postby Dubois » Wed Mar 10, 2010 8:08 am

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Re: What's your latest bottle opened?

Postby Kim » Wed Mar 10, 2010 11:51 pm

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Re: What's your latest bottle opened?

Postby Swedish Chef » Sat Mar 13, 2010 1:01 pm

Islay Mist 12yo.
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Re: What's your latest bottle opened?

Postby Kim » Sat Mar 13, 2010 11:20 pm

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Re: What's your latest bottle opened?

Postby Jarppa » Mon Mar 15, 2010 1:57 pm

2 weeks ago Yamazaki 10 yo, a lovely floral and fresh dram :thumbsup:
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Re: What's your latest bottle opened?

Postby Kim » Mon Mar 15, 2010 9:33 pm

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