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Which whisky is way to quaffable?

Postby Ganga » Thu Nov 04, 2010 2:44 am

I've been nipping...and nipping...and nipping at this Laphroaig 10. Then I started to think about those whiskies that are just way too drinkable. That is, you open it and the next thing you know it is time to replace the bottle. So which whiskies do you find yourself doing this with?
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Re: Which whisky is way to quaffable?

Postby lockejn » Thu Nov 04, 2010 3:25 am

Bulleit is brutally drinkable. Not the best bourbon by any stretch, but the bottle is much smaller on the inside than on the outside.
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Re: Which whisky is way to quaffable?

Postby Ganga » Thu Nov 04, 2010 5:15 am

Nice Locke! I find the Fiddich 15 one of those whiskies that just evaporates.
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Re: Which whisky is way to quaffable?

Postby MoreDalmore » Thu Nov 04, 2010 5:47 pm

For me it surely is the Glenmorangie Quinta Ruban; very yummy and easily drinkable.

Lucky for me I can get easy access to 1 liter bottles instead of 0.70 liter so that helps. 8)
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Re: Which whisky is way to quaffable?

Postby johan brugge » Thu Nov 04, 2010 7:52 pm

In my case that would be the Laphroaig QC and the Caol Ila CS. I have to restrain myself or I'd finish the bottle within a few weeks.
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Re: Which whisky is way to quaffable?

Postby dramtastic » Thu Nov 04, 2010 8:35 pm

Tali 10
Nikka From The Barrel
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Re: Which whisky is way to quaffable?

Postby pkt77242 » Fri Nov 05, 2010 5:57 am

Cragganmore 12 and Talisker 10
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Re: Which whisky is way to quaffable?

Postby dramtastic » Fri Nov 05, 2010 8:56 am

Collector57 wrote: but worst of all since I discovered it, is Bablair 1997


Yeh forgot about that one. If I could get it at my local(have to order it onlne) it would fit nicely between the Tali 10 and Nikka From The Barrel. Would have a lot of flavours covered by those 3.
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Re: Which whisky is way to quaffable?

Postby Willie JJ » Fri Nov 05, 2010 10:49 pm

The one in my hand usually
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Re: Which whisky is way to quaffable?

Postby bredman » Sat Nov 06, 2010 1:44 am

How many times have we opened a bottle and finished it same sitting ?

The easy drinkers for me would have to be Smokehead NAS, and Tomatin 25. These go down so easy i wont purchase them anymore.
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Re: Which whisky is way to quaffable?

Postby MacDeffe » Sat Nov 06, 2010 2:58 am

Bladnoch 8yo 55%
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Re: Which whisky is way to quaffable?

Postby Muskrat Portage » Sat Nov 06, 2010 3:31 am

Edradour CS sherry finish does it for me. On my 3rd bottle and can't find a 4th to replace it with. Drat!

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Re: Which whisky is way to quaffable?

Postby DavidUK » Sat Nov 06, 2010 2:23 pm

MacDeffe wrote:Bladnoch 8yo 55%



Definately!! Thoroughly gorgeous stuff
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Re: Which whisky is way to quaffable?

Postby RogerB » Sat Nov 06, 2010 2:40 pm

Hmm, there are so many that could fit that description-

here are a few in various categories:
Lagavulin 16yr, Laphroaig CS, Glinlivet Nadurra
Jameson's 18yr, Midleton's Very Rare, Bushmill's 16yr
Pappy Van Winkle 15yr, Wild Turkey American Spirit, Evan William's Single Barrel
Wild Turkey Rye, Thomas H. Handy Rye, Sazerac 18yr Rye
Jack Daniels Single Barrel, George Dickel Barrel Select
Forty Creek Barrel Select, Crown Royal Special Reserve, Crown Royal Black
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Re: Which whisky is way to quaffable?

Postby Swedish Chef » Sat Nov 06, 2010 11:06 pm

johan brugge wrote:In my case that would be the Laphroaig QC. I have to restrain myself or I'd finish the bottle within a few weeks.


I second that, liquid heroine it is.
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Re: Which whisky is way to quaffable?

Postby Novice Scotch Fan » Sun Nov 07, 2010 3:15 am

Johnnie Walker Green and Balvenie Doublewood. Have a sip of these each night and the bad boys are gone in two weeks tops!
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Re: Which whisky is way to quaffable?

Postby The Third Dram » Tue Nov 09, 2010 3:49 am

Bushmills 1608 Anniversary Edition
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High West Rendezvous Rye
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Re: Which whisky is way to quaffable?

Postby pkt77242 » Tue Nov 09, 2010 4:19 am

I would also like to add Black Bush. I think I could finish a bottle in a week and at it's price (about $28 here) I could afford it.
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Re: Which whisky is way to quaffable?

Postby mikeymad » Tue Nov 09, 2010 5:03 am

Willie JJ wrote:The one in my hand usually


good call....

For me right now the new edition of the Macallan 12yo... Just flows and flows... half bottle for a starter.. Need to get some more of the 1.75L versions.

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Re: Which whisky is way to quaffable?

Postby dramtastic » Tue Nov 09, 2010 7:31 am

Going to add Ichiro's Ginkgo Blended Malt. A blend of Hanyu, Karuizawa and 2 other Japanese Distilleries that no one seems to have figured out yet(Seems Ichiro Akuto knows how to keep a secret).

Like a smokey version of Balblair 97 but at 46%. Just delicious!
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Re: Which whisky is way to quaffable?

Postby bredman » Wed Nov 10, 2010 3:37 am

dramtastic wrote:Going to add Ichiro's Ginkgo Blended Malt. A blend of Hanyu, Karuizawa and 2 other Japanese Distilleries that no one seems to have figured out yet(Seems Ichiro Akuto knows how to keep a secret).

Like a smokey version of Balblair 97 but at 46%. Just delicious!

I keep seeing this one, but i thought it a bit on the pricey side at £53 - i may be tempted.
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Re: Which whisky is way to quaffable?

Postby dramtastic » Wed Nov 10, 2010 8:14 am

This one just seems to be getting better and better bredman.
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Re: Which whisky is way to quaffable?

Postby Drammed » Tue Nov 16, 2010 8:39 pm

let me see. I'll stick to the readily available bottlings.

Speyside - Glenlivet Nadurra
Highlands - Old Pultney 12
Islands - Talisker DE (1992 in particular)
Islay - Ardbeg Corryvreckan

open bottles of these tend to last less that 2 weeks when open.
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Re: Which whisky is way to quaffable?

Postby GreyBeard51 » Fri Nov 19, 2010 9:56 pm

Newbe here, I didn't see it mentioned so,
12 Year Old Tullamore Dew is the one I have to hide from myself.
I also have a bottle of Grand Traverse Distillery's "Old George", I'll post something on it, after I get around to opening it.

Reading over the forums a bit, I find, I must'v lead a sheltered life :empty:
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Re: Which whisky is way to quaffable?

Postby Ganga » Fri Nov 19, 2010 10:43 pm

Glenfarclas 11 for Traverso's. I do hide it from myself.
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Re: Which whisky is way to quaffable?

Postby The Third Dram » Mon Nov 22, 2010 7:35 pm

Lately, Glenfarclas 25 Year Old and Wiser's Legacy. I don't see either of these making it very far into the future.
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Re: Which whisky is way to quaffable?

Postby Alpina » Sun Dec 05, 2010 11:01 pm

Ganga wrote:Nice Locke! I find the Fiddich 15 one of those whiskies that just evaporates.


Totally agree, its so agreeable :P
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Re: Which whisky is way to quaffable?

Postby Kernow » Mon Dec 06, 2010 6:46 pm

Bruichladdich Waves always goes way to quick for me.
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Re: Which whisky is way to quaffable?

Postby johan brugge » Mon Dec 06, 2010 11:38 pm

I recently opened a Glenfarclas 1989 single cask 'for De Wit - Overijse Belgium' which is bloody quaffable. Even at 58.7 %!
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Re: Which whisky is way to quaffable?

Postby Ganga » Tue Dec 07, 2010 12:31 am

I was just thinking about the Binny's bottling of Lochnagar 11. It's liquid candy. Took a near full bottle to a party and there was about a finger left at the end.
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Re: Which whisky is way to quaffable?

Postby AdamMY » Wed Dec 08, 2010 3:27 am

pkt77242 wrote:I would also like to add Black Bush. I think I could finish a bottle in a week and at it's price (about $28 here) I could afford it.


I would like to second that. I take flack from certain people for saying a staple of mine is Bushmills black bush, but I find it dangerously drinkable and the fact that most of it is aged in sherry makes it possibly one of the most affordable whiskey's that show off the effects of sherry casks ( at least that I know of).
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Re: Which whisky is way to quaffable?

Postby Novice Scotch Fan » Sun Jan 16, 2011 5:36 am

Ganga wrote:I've been nipping...and nipping...and nipping at this Laphroaig 10. Then I started to think about those whiskies that are just way too drinkable. That is, you open it and the next thing you know it is time to replace the bottle. So which whiskies do you find yourself doing this with?


I've got three that just "disappear" far too quickly:

(1) Johnnie Walker Green Label
(2) Teacher's Highland Cream
(3) Highland Park 15
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Re: Which whisky is way to quaffable?

Postby AdamMY » Sun Jan 16, 2011 7:01 am

Another one to add to the list would likely be Macallan 12 year old Traditional Sherry Casks.
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Re: Which whisky is way to quaffable?

Postby Knolly » Tue Jan 18, 2011 9:48 am

Alpina wrote:
Ganga wrote:Nice Locke! I find the Fiddich 15 one of those whiskies that just evaporates.


Totally agree, its so agreeable :P


A year and a half ago, while at a trade show in Las Vegas, I somehow found myself with a bottle of GF15 (ok - I bought it earlier and brought it with me to a vendor's party in a house that they had rented).

Needless to say, after about two hours, half the bottle was gone! At that point, I "discovered" a full bottle of Laphroaig 10CS. The GF15 was given away and somewhere between midnight and 5 am, over half the bottle of L10CS ended up leaving the bottle and inside me! It was a very rough night, and an even worse last day of "trade show" work...

And, I was going to take it easy that night!
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Re: Which whisky is way to quaffable?

Postby Knolly » Tue Jan 18, 2011 9:51 am

Oh - and I'll add Coal Isla Distiller's Edition to this list as well: put back a serious part of a 1L duty free bottle in an airport when our German flight crew decided to go on strike, delaying our flight by about 16 hours!
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