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Ardbeg Choppers

Postby lohssanami » Wed Mar 24, 2010 8:55 am

Check out the new Ardbeg Choppers made by Orange County Choppers.

http://www.ardbegproject.com/ardbegchoppers.shtml

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Re: Ardbeg Choppers

Postby scotchdrinker » Thu Mar 25, 2010 4:45 pm

That is too cool. at first I thought it was a joke. But I like 'em
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Re: Ardbeg Choppers

Postby jazz lover » Thu Mar 25, 2010 4:56 pm

Nice! Give me a dozen. :wink:
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Re: Ardbeg Choppers

Postby Ganga » Thu Mar 25, 2010 7:42 pm

jazz lover wrote:Nice! Give me a dozen. :wink:


I'm going to start calling you 6-pk. :P
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Re: Ardbeg Choppers

Postby Willie JJ » Thu Mar 25, 2010 9:08 pm

Ganga wrote:
jazz lover wrote:Nice! Give me a dozen. :wink:


I'm going to start calling you 6-pk. :P

I think there's something wrong with your arithmetic.

Nice bikes though.
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Re: Ardbeg Choppers

Postby Ganga » Thu Mar 25, 2010 11:44 pm

Nah, JL buys whisky by the 6-pk. In this case, he wants two 6-pks.
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Re: Ardbeg Choppers

Postby The Third Dram » Fri Mar 26, 2010 12:03 am

Celtic Choppers...

Gotta' love it!

(Do they run on peat? :wink: )
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Re: Ardbeg Choppers

Postby lohssanami » Fri Mar 26, 2010 12:25 am

Serge had a good idea of customizing his own Electa and burning peat cones through the pipes.

That would have been a nice addition to these bikes.

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Re: Ardbeg Choppers

Postby Swedish Chef » Fri Mar 26, 2010 9:15 pm

Choppers (or Ardbeg for that matter) don't do it for me, but if I'd ever get an urge these two would be on the top of the list. Something about the in your face attitude of Ardbeg I guess, just wouldn't be the same with a Springbank chopper. Then there must be a million puns about a Yamazaki chopper. :wink:
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Re: Ardbeg Choppers

Postby bcrossan » Fri Mar 26, 2010 9:53 pm

I got to see the green one in Austin in person, and I am by no means a motorcycle guy, but that thing is bad a$$!! :shock:
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Re: Ardbeg Choppers

Postby anationonfire » Sat Mar 27, 2010 6:49 pm

Not a real fan of motor cycles or the OCC show but I wouldn't mind watching if they profile Ardbeg and the bike build.

They do look good however.
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Re: Ardbeg Choppers

Postby lohssanami » Tue Mar 30, 2010 1:16 am

The Choppers are in Houston this week. I should hear more details where they'll be soon, but I'm guessing Spec's will have one of them.
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Re: Ardbeg Choppers

Postby lohssanami » Tue Mar 30, 2010 8:36 pm

Ardbeg Choppers page has been updated for the Houston schedule this week.

March 29th - April 3rd 2010

"Spirit of Islay" (Black Chopper)
Spec's Liquor - #71 (Weslayan Location)
3902 Bissonnet Street
Houston, TX 77005-1143
(713) 218-8144
Open Monday - Saturday from 10AM - 9PM CDT

"The Beist" (Green Chopper)
Spec's Liquor - #00 (Downtown Location)
2410 Smith Street
Houston, TX 77006-2398
(713) 526-8787
Open Monday - Saturday from 10AM - 9PM CDT

If you go and take pictures, I'll add them to the slideshow.
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Re: Ardbeg Choppers

Postby johan brugge » Tue Mar 30, 2010 9:05 pm

I'm not really a bike fan but that Beist sure is nice!! :thumbsup:
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Re: Ardbeg Choppers

Postby hyperfuji » Wed Apr 14, 2010 8:30 am

thats a sweet ride
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Re: Ardbeg Choppers

Postby Deactivated Member » Sun Apr 18, 2010 4:09 am

Arn't these just naff bikes with a naff paint job. They may look nice through the bottom of a glass, but in the light of day...
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Re: Ardbeg Choppers

Postby Denny Kopp » Sun Aug 08, 2010 8:40 pm

The Choppers are stopping by my local liquor store this coming Saturday, August 14th!!!
I cannot believe they are going to be HERE. It is just a little spot on the map between Cleveland and Toledo.
Our club, The Erie Island Single Malt Society will be having a tasting of Ardbeg and some cigars immediately following.
This is the club that we started one year ago.
The bikes are coming by purely by chance, but it almost feels like a birthday present!!!
Cheers!
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Re: Ardbeg Choppers

Postby bredman » Mon Aug 09, 2010 3:19 am

I'm from a small town - not much happens here either. :roll:
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Re: Ardbeg Choppers

Postby lohssanami » Wed Aug 11, 2010 10:13 am

Hey Denny,

It sounds like it should be a fun time.

Maybe they'll even let you take a picture on the Chopper! Also, don't forget to enter to win the "Beist". Ask Mark for details or just check out my site.

http://www.ardbegproject.com/ardbegchoppers.shtml

If you don't want to wander through the page, here is the link to enter the sweepstakes.

http://mhusa.com/ardbeg/chopper/welcome.asp
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Re: Ardbeg Choppers

Postby Denny Kopp » Sat Aug 14, 2010 4:09 am

Choppers are gonna be here tomorrow!
Got the word out to a lot of people and hopin' for a great turnout.

Our club just had our monthly tasting last night and hope to see all of us turn up at the event.
Who knows...one of us could win it! (Gotta be better odds than the Lotto.)

With some pooled money and a favour from our local pub...The Catawba Inn...we are gonna join up right after the event for an Ardbeg Tasting patio bar cigar thing.

And the the bottle we are cracking open is.....
The Corryvreckan!!!

Super Cool Pub too!
They have a Limo for helping out plastered patrons and I think we are going to shuttle to the tasting in the stretched wheelz!
WhooHoo!
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Re: Ardbeg Choppers

Postby Denny Kopp » Wed Aug 18, 2010 2:13 am

Last Saturday's Ardbeg event was a big hit!
Quite a few folks turned out just to see the bikes.
Our liquor store is inside the grocery store and it was very surreal to see The Beist chopper rolling down the aisle past the ice cream and frozen pastries.
The bike is an absolute eye catcher! I really like the matte finish paint and wrapped exhaust.
Since we had limited room, The Spirit of Islay bike did not come out of the trailer, but Mark did let a few of us take a look at it.
What a nice guy! While out there, he even shared a splash of The Rollercoaster with a couple of us too! :D

Ohio is a rather difficult state to deal with for liquor and it is very hard and sometimes impossible to get your hands on a whisky you want.
Thanks to Mark coming through with the choppers, the state finally saw fit to "allow" a case of the Corryvreckan and Supernova into my store.
(pre-event we were denied without the entire case being pre-sold)
I for one owe Ardbeg and the Ardbeg Chopper tour a great big thanks.
Without them, I would not have a bottle of the Corryvreckan on my shelf right now.

Caol Ila is my all time fave Islay, but this Corryvreckan may convert me back to Ardbeg?
I really like the way your first drink hits you with a BIG sod of peat and fires through your nose like a hit of wasabi!
Then the second drink is very different. And again for the third.
Really complex and every ounce is a long and rewarding experience.

So thanks to Ardbeg, Glazer Distributors, and all involved once again for coming to our little spot.
If you can, get busy on the e-mail machines and pull out all the aces...whatever it takes.
This little traveling circus was great time and I hope to catch it again.
Cheers!
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Re: Ardbeg Choppers

Postby Ganga » Thu Oct 14, 2010 5:19 am

POS. Where'd my post go?

Choppers were really cool. Joined some of the guys downat Hi Times in Costa Mesa. Well done OC Choppers.
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Re: Ardbeg Choppers

Postby lohssanami » Thu Oct 14, 2010 10:32 am

What did you post Ganga?

Well...the Choppers are in Colorado now. October 14th - 18th. Check the schedule if you're going to be in the Denver area.

http://www.ardbegproject.com/ardbegchoppers.shtml
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Re: Ardbeg Choppers

Postby ashleypenney » Thu Oct 14, 2010 4:43 pm

love ardbeg and love the bikes they were so cool
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