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What did you drink last night?

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Re: What did you drink last night?

Postby MacAttack80 » Wed Dec 17, 2008 2:12 pm

I went with Redbreast 12. I haven't had it in a while for some reason. I guess I was in a SMS kick. Not that it's a bad thing.
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Re: What did you drink last night?

Postby Swedish Chef » Wed Dec 17, 2008 2:26 pm

Caol Ila 12yo
Glenfiddich 12yo
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Re: What did you drink last night?

Postby TreacleSponge » Wed Dec 17, 2008 11:15 pm

A Cosmopolitan, a little Merlot and then I went to the Malt Shovel in Edinburgh for some jazz and Glenlivet Nadurra. I like it there and they have a good range of whiskies. I was quite surprised to be offered ice in the Nadurra.
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Re: What did you drink last night?

Postby thedartster69 » Wed Dec 17, 2008 11:27 pm

just found out that oddbins managed to track down another treacle teat for me so cracked open my keeper - damn good stuff. still not sure what distillery it came out of though - any ideas?
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Re: What did you drink last night?

Postby cathach » Thu Dec 18, 2008 4:44 am

MacAttack80 wrote:I went with Redbreast 12. I haven't had it in a while for some reason.


Pure pot still forever!! I am indulging in your honour at the minute.
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Re: What did you drink last night?

Postby Dubois » Thu Dec 18, 2008 7:51 am

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Re: What did you drink last night?

Postby Ganga » Thu Dec 18, 2008 5:24 pm

The trivia bar I was at last night only serves "pre-whisky". One Sam Adams and one Fosters.
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Re: What did you drink last night?

Postby Swedish Chef » Thu Dec 18, 2008 6:38 pm

Caol Ila 12yo
Lagavulin 16yo
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Re: What did you drink last night?

Postby Ryguy » Thu Dec 18, 2008 8:14 pm

Last night I opened the bottle of William Larue Weller Bourbon I had. Initial impression is WOW. Extremely smooth, especially for the proof (62.65%). Nice sweetness on the nose with sugar and vanilla. On the palate it starts really smooth, then the sugary flavors of vanilla and sweet spice develop, and it leaves a nice sweet, drying finish. Very good IMO.

I'll do a more detailed note on this next time around, but I was really impressed!
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Re: What did you drink last night?

Postby The Bone Ranger » Thu Dec 18, 2008 11:32 pm

Laphroaig Quarter Cask. It gets better every time I try it....

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Re: What did you drink last night?

Postby Onefortheditch » Fri Dec 19, 2008 12:54 am

Tea
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Re: What did you drink last night?

Postby Dubois » Fri Dec 19, 2008 8:25 am

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Re: What did you drink last night?

Postby Mr Fjeld » Fri Dec 19, 2008 10:19 am

Earl Grey with a piece of cinnamon bark in the pot. A friend of mine introduced me to this which he calls "Lebanese Tea" - which was a common way to drink tea in Lebanon while he served with the UN forces. It's good - but not "whisky good" of course
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Re: What did you drink last night?

Postby Klas » Fri Dec 19, 2008 11:47 am

Had a few drams after a Christmas dinner yesterday.
(The place only offered 6 different Single Malts so there where really not that much to choose from.)

Oban, 14 yrs
Dalwhinnie, 15 yrs
Clynelish, 14 yrs
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Re: What did you drink last night?

Postby laphroaig10_65 » Fri Dec 19, 2008 1:06 pm

Last night i opened a Rosebank 14 yo "High Spirits Collection", a very good light body style. The label is wrong: distilled in May 1988 and bottled in November 2003 (they are more than 15 years), but I don't know what is the mistake.
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Re: What did you drink last night?

Postby jazz lover » Fri Dec 19, 2008 2:46 pm

Balvenie 21 yr. port
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Re: What did you drink last night?

Postby jazz lover » Fri Dec 19, 2008 2:47 pm

:oops: no edit button Lag 16 yr.
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Re: What did you drink last night?

Postby Ganga » Fri Dec 19, 2008 5:40 pm

I wonder what Laga 1 yo would be like. Would the peatiness overpower everything? Would the sweetness of new make still be present? Intriguing.
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Re: What did you drink last night?

Postby TheTross » Fri Dec 19, 2008 6:05 pm

Just a bottle of Innis & Gunn last night, was far too tired for anything else :(

laphroaig10_65 wrote:Last night i opened a Rosebank 14 yo "High Spirits Collection", a very good light body style. The label is wrong: distilled in May 1988 and bottled in November 2003 (they are more than 15 years), but I don't know what is the mistake.
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No mistake Luca: May 1988 to November 2003 is 15.5 years, so the whisky is simply described as a 15 year old.
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Re: What did you drink last night?

Postby TheTross » Fri Dec 19, 2008 6:06 pm

Oh, sorry Luca, misread your post - thought you'd said 15, not 14 :oops:

In that case yes, there is a mistake on the label.
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Re: What did you drink last night?

Postby MacAttack80 » Fri Dec 19, 2008 8:18 pm

I went with the Bushmills Blackbush and Glenfiddich 15 Solera. 2 of my favorites :D
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Re: What did you drink last night?

Postby mikeymad » Fri Dec 19, 2008 10:02 pm

Opened and enjoyed a very nice bottle of:

Dalmore 21yo ( 43%, Original Bottling, In Box)

I need to open more of my Dalmore's... they are good...

some good mango and caramel

cheers,
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Re: What did you drink last night?

Postby Dubois » Sun Dec 21, 2008 8:54 am

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Re: What did you drink last night?

Postby Spirit of Islay » Sun Dec 21, 2008 2:28 pm

Had the ones from the Laga Tasting.....
1979 Mission 2 Lagavulin
16yo "White Horse"
16yo "Port Ellen" from Islay Collection
1984 Distillers Edition
12yo 2002 Release
12yo 2003 Release
12yo 2005 Release from Islay Collection

Then went onto......
Van Winkle Family Reserve Rye 13yo
Bunnahabhain Darach Ur
1.131 40yo Glenfarclas
Hart Bros 17yo Ardbeg
Port Charlotte 4yo R23

I think that was it......
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Re: What did you drink last night?

Postby SoMK » Sun Dec 21, 2008 5:19 pm

Corryvrekan, Renaissance and Airigh Nam Beist :P
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Re: What did you drink last night?

Postby Ganga » Sun Dec 21, 2008 6:19 pm

Some small samples of some good whiskies.

White Horse America's Cup 1987
Deerstalker Balmenach 12
Aberlour Batch 7
W&W Glen Mhor 16
W&W Inchgower 11
Signatory Longmorn 23
Glenhaven Linkwood 11
Glenhaven Clynelish 12
Glenhaven Glen Albyn 17
Glenhaven Mannochmore 17
Glenhaven Auchroisk 19
Glenhaven Benromach 17
Glenhaven Tomatin 19
Glenhaven Dalmore 23
Glenhaven Imperial 18
Glenhaven North Port 14
Glenhaven Inchgower 19
Glenhaven Ardmore 18
Aberlour 12 80s bottling
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Re: What did you drink last night?

Postby Dubois » Mon Dec 22, 2008 9:35 am

Balvenie New Oak, 17 Yrs
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Re: What did you drink last night?

Postby Gov » Mon Dec 22, 2008 6:23 pm

Black Bottle NAS to start out (I forgot how good it was!) then I finally cracked open my bottle of Caol Ila 12. This stuff is excellent and I am looking forward to more of it soon.
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Re: What did you drink last night?

Postby Dubois » Tue Dec 23, 2008 9:35 am

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Re: What did you drink last night?

Postby Swedish Chef » Tue Dec 23, 2008 11:51 am

Auchentoshan 12yo
Lagavulin 16yo
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Re: What did you drink last night?

Postby osiris » Tue Dec 23, 2008 10:49 pm

Tonight I tasted a Ardbeg 10 Years Old from a friend of mine. I liked the as I called it "wood" taste. Later it turned out to be the peat in the whisky. He suggested me this Ardbeg had a lot more stronger peat taste.

I was really surprised by the intense peat taste. One hour later I still had this smokey taste in my mouth. For my first single malt dram not a bad choice :)
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Re: What did you drink last night?

Postby Dubois » Wed Dec 24, 2008 9:39 am

Aberlour a'bunadh
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Re: What did you drink last night?

Postby Klas » Wed Dec 24, 2008 10:54 am

Lochranza (Isle of Arran Distillers) :(
Clynelish 14 years :|
Highland Park 18 years :D
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Re: What did you drink last night?

Postby LagaDrinker » Wed Dec 24, 2008 11:16 am

A'bunadh #23
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Re: What did you drink last night?

Postby I_SPEY » Wed Dec 24, 2008 1:03 pm

A'bunadh #22 :)
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