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Xmas Requests and Gifts

Postby Ganga » Sat Dec 04, 2010 3:03 am

I was wondering if anyone is asking there significant other (maybe others as well) for something special for Christmas.

And I guess we could post an elixers recieved right here too.
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Re: Xmas Requests and Gifts

Postby John Barleycorn » Sat Dec 04, 2010 12:04 pm

Collector57 wrote:My other half usually gets me the annual release Port Ellen (though I keep telling her not to as the price rises, and she may not have managed this year due to short supply).
Normally the Bible too.


I assume it’s the ‘Whisky Bible’ or do you have an extensive collection of religious reading material and if so does it extend to other faith groups?

I do drop hints but Mrs Barleycorn never seems to take any notice of them. Last year I kept harping on about the Bugatti Veyron, but alas it was socks again.

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Re: Xmas Requests and Gifts

Postby John Barleycorn » Sat Dec 04, 2010 3:39 pm

Hi Nick,

Found this old postcard in my collection.

Christmas at Nick's House.jpg


Cheers John
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Re: Xmas Requests and Gifts

Postby Ganga » Sat Dec 04, 2010 7:12 pm

Nice Barleycorn, very nice. Truly that must be "Saint" Nick.
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Re: Xmas Requests and Gifts

Postby Swedish Chef » Sun Dec 05, 2010 2:47 pm

Great Christmas card, John!

I'm hoping for the usuall Talisker 10 from Mrs. Chef.
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Re: Xmas Requests and Gifts

Postby dramtastic » Sun Dec 05, 2010 8:29 pm

For me it would be a trip to Whisky Live Japan next Feb..............I'm a man of simple needs!
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Re: Xmas Requests and Gifts

Postby pkt77242 » Sat Dec 25, 2010 5:53 am

I wish my wife would buy me some whisky but ever since she went she did a bang up job one year (and then noticed how many bottles I actually own) she hasn't bought me a bottle since. I still remember that year. A Pappy Van Winkle 20yo, a Caol Ila 25yo and a Talisker DE. Too bad I think this year will be another dry year under the Christmas tree.
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Re: Xmas Requests and Gifts

Postby John Barleycorn » Sat Dec 25, 2010 9:58 pm

Mrs B was very generous with her whisky related gifts, a nosing aroma kit and bottle of Singleton of Dufftown. Also received Ian Buxton's Book from one of the wee Barleycorn's :D :D :D :thumbsup:

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Re: Xmas Requests and Gifts

Postby Alzarius » Sat Dec 25, 2010 11:08 pm

Got a Macallan 12 (sherry) that came packaged with a Macallan 18 miniature from Costco. Told my fiancee that I wanted that for Christmas since it wasn't too expensive.
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Re: Xmas Requests and Gifts

Postby lockejn » Sun Dec 26, 2010 12:54 am

No whisky, but a $30 gift card to the liquor store, a leather cased flask set, and a nicely framed tile.

The tile has a print of an old Irish whiskey label on it. Says, "Gibson Brothers Importers - Saint Nora - Irish Whiskey - Since 1788 - Single Malt - No. 13446 - A product of Ireland". Though Google doesn't turn up anything of the sort. I'm guessing it's just fabricated to look nice on someone's coffee table. It does look nice, indeed.
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Re: Xmas Requests and Gifts

Postby dramtastic » Sun Dec 26, 2010 1:42 am

dramtastic wrote:For me it would be a trip to Whisky Live Japan next Feb..............I'm a man of simple needs!


Didn't get it, got this instead.

Mrs DT gave me three gift boxes each slightly bigger than the other
First had a voucher for return flights to Sydney
Second had a voucher for 2 nights at the Parkroyal Sydney in a Harbour view room
Third had a voucher for a Supercar drive day whilst in Sydney with 3 course lunch
Cars I get to drive include.........
Lamborghini Gallardo
Aston Martin Vantage Cabriolet
Bentley Continental Cabriolet
Lotus Elise Club Racer
Mercedes AMG E63
Ferrari California
:D :D :D

She's definitely a keeper :thumbsup:
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Re: Xmas Requests and Gifts

Postby Ganga » Sun Dec 26, 2010 3:09 am

Sounds better than whisky. :thumbsup:

Me, I got stuff to feed my other hobby...numismatics.
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