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help with a purchase...

Postby timotheon » Mon Nov 22, 2010 2:22 am

Hey all,

I'm looking to get one of the following. I was hoping for some direction...

The choices are between the following:
Springbank 21 (bottled in the 1990s)
Brora 30 (2005)
HP 30
Talisker 30 (2006)

Again, any input would be appreciated!
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Re: help with a purchase...

Postby lockejn » Mon Nov 22, 2010 2:32 am

Tough call. . . Personally I'd grab the Brora because it's a rare opportunity that will only get rarer. Otherwise the Talisker is the one I'd be most excited about.
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Re: help with a purchase...

Postby bcrossan » Mon Nov 22, 2010 7:12 am

I agree on the Brora
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Re: help with a purchase...

Postby dramtastic » Mon Nov 22, 2010 8:47 am

Personally I don't think you will go wrong with any of them, so buy them all!!
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Re: help with a purchase...

Postby Swedish Chef » Mon Nov 22, 2010 1:31 pm

I'd grab the Springer. Have heard some really great things about it, sadly even if it was available here it wouldn't be in my price range.
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Re: help with a purchase...

Postby Ganga » Mon Nov 22, 2010 4:24 pm

Personally, I think those 1990s bottlings of Springbank are the bomb. That 21 is fantastic and those bottles are as difficult to obtain as the others. Also, consider the price you are paying. I've seen the Springers going north of $500. So if you have access to a deal....
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Re: help with a purchase...

Postby timotheon » Tue Nov 23, 2010 12:49 am

yeah i just tried springbank recently and really enjoyed it. tough call. i have a brora 25 that i have yet to open. maybe i should taste that one first before making a decision. my lagavulin 21 just landed in NY so hopefully ill be getting it soon!! I really have to hand it to TWE, they have a phenomenal selection and pretty awesome prices. anyways thanks everyone for the input
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