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Re: What is your most recent (whisky) purchase.

Postby Ganga » Sun Jan 05, 2014 3:08 am

Ardbeg 10. Will have to see what I think of the newer release. And how could I refuse a free glass.
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Re: What is your most recent (whisky) purchase.

Postby Willie JJ » Sun Jan 05, 2014 12:03 pm

Newer than what?
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Re: What is your most recent (whisky) purchase.

Postby Ganga » Sun Jan 05, 2014 11:39 pm

L13 Willie instead of L11 and L12.
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Re: What is your most recent (whisky) purchase.

Postby bredman » Tue Jan 07, 2014 1:48 am

bredman wrote:I'd jump through flaming hoops for that Convalmore. 8)

You've tried it then :D . Luckily it is my reserve second bottle as the first is nearly finished. I think I'll keep that one for a while. The sad news is that I think that is the last of the Cadenhead's 1977 Convalmore as I heard that Mark Watt vatted the last of the casks for this bottling. I hope that's wrong, but suspect it is true. Did you ever try the 30yo they did a few years ago? It was incredible too.[/quote]

I haven't tried this one Willie, but i have some of the past Cadenhead's bottlings of Convalmore -- and others. I am a fan of the (lost) distillery.
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Re: What is your most recent (whisky) purchase.

Postby bredman » Tue Jan 07, 2014 1:50 am

That^ post is a mess but i am powerless to fix it. I'm sure Willie will figure it out :) .
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Re: What is your most recent (whisky) purchase.

Postby Ganga » Wed Jan 08, 2014 6:55 am

Everyone loves a good mess.... :mrgreen:

So at the local store had a whisky with a 93 pt rating from Wine Enthusiast (not sure why they are rating whisky). So for $18 I had to get it as I wanted to know what they thought 93 pts is. Look for a review or at least drunk ramblings later this week.
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Re: What is your most recent (whisky) purchase.

Postby Alvinthethird » Thu Jan 09, 2014 1:22 am

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Just brought a Glenmorangie tasting set, with the original, Quinta Ruban, La Santa, and Nectar D'Or. Enjoyed the port finished Balvenie 21y, so I've been keen to try out some of ones making use of various finishes. And if i like any of these, a full bottle wont set me back nearly as much.
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Re: What is your most recent (whisky) purchase.

Postby bredman » Fri Jan 10, 2014 3:06 am

Another Bladnoch 22
Rattray's 19yo ncf Malt Blend 55.8% (Bowmore, Balblair, Auchentoshan, and Benriach)
Scott's Burnside 1994 56.7% (afaik Balvenie teaspooned with Glenfiddich)
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Re: What is your most recent (whisky) purchase.

Postby Willie JJ » Sun Jan 12, 2014 3:05 pm

bredman wrote:Another Bladnoch 22
Rattray's 19yo ncf Malt Blend 55.8% (Bowmore, Balblair, Auchentoshan, and Benriach)
Scott's Burnside 1994 56.7% (afaik Balvenie teaspooned with Glenfiddich)

Does someone still have the ADR vatting in stock?

I thought the Burnside was really good once it opened up. Lot's of coffee, dark fruit, chocolate and cinnamon.
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Re: What is your most recent (whisky) purchase.

Postby bredman » Sun Jan 12, 2014 7:36 pm

Willie JJ wrote:Does someone still have the ADR vatting in stock?


I'll pm you, you never know who's watching. :D

Willie JJ wrote:I thought the Burnside was really good once it opened up. Lot's of coffee, dark fruit, chocolate and cinnamon.


That sounds excellent. :thumbsup:
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Re: What is your most recent (whisky) purchase.

Postby Ganga » Thu Jan 16, 2014 3:09 am

Kirkland Canadian Whisky
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Re: What is your most recent (whisky) purchase.

Postby Willie JJ » Sat Jan 18, 2014 3:55 am

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Re: What is your most recent (whisky) purchase.

Postby redtide » Sun Feb 02, 2014 11:25 pm

Angel's Envy. The port finish is very intriguing. :angel:
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Re: What is your most recent (whisky) purchase.

Postby Ganga » Wed Feb 05, 2014 5:38 pm

Found a stash of the old Tamdhu 10. So I got a 6 pack.
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Re: What is your most recent (whisky) purchase.

Postby bredman » Wed Feb 05, 2014 6:54 pm

I used to have a 6 pack. Then i upgraded it to a full barrel. No messin' 8) .
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Re: What is your most recent (whisky) purchase.

Postby bredman » Thu Feb 06, 2014 12:56 am

I just received --
Yamazaki Sherry Cask 2013
Bladnoch 11 Sherry #281 Sheep Label
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Re: What is your most recent (whisky) purchase.

Postby Willie JJ » Sun Feb 09, 2014 4:52 pm

Mortlach Spirit of Speyside 2013
G&M Glentauchers 1994 x 2
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Re: What is your most recent (whisky) purchase.

Postby Ganga » Sun Feb 16, 2014 4:02 am

Speyburn 10 and Glenfiddich 12 were on offer. So I got 1 and 2 respectively.
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Re: What is your most recent (whisky) purchase.

Postby Willie JJ » Sun Feb 16, 2014 9:40 pm

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Re: What is your most recent (whisky) purchase.

Postby Ganga » Sun Feb 16, 2014 10:40 pm

Willie JJ wrote::iwbrnt:

Exactly! :lol:
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Re: What is your most recent (whisky) purchase.

Postby bredman » Tue Feb 18, 2014 11:18 am

Paul John Edited 46% (peated).
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Re: What is your most recent (whisky) purchase.

Postby Wes B. » Tue Feb 18, 2014 5:49 pm

Russell’s Reserve 6 year old, Kentucky Straight Rye Whiskey
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Re: What is your most recent (whisky) purchase.

Postby Willie JJ » Wed Feb 19, 2014 10:55 pm

bredman wrote:Paul John Edited

It's like a crossword clue for the Pope
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Re: What is your most recent (whisky) purchase.

Postby Ganga » Thu Feb 20, 2014 4:31 am

Kirkland 12 yo blend. Sometimes you just can't say no.
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Re: What is your most recent (whisky) purchase.

Postby Muskrat Portage » Sat Feb 22, 2014 8:32 pm

After a few very quiet months in the purchasing field:

G&M Linkwood 1991 20 y.o. Cote Rotie wood finish. Picked up in Toronto at Christmas
(Last one in the province and spectacular)

Arran Amarone Cask Picked up here at the local LCBO. The new assistant manager is another whisky maven. Thankfully!

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Re: What is your most recent (whisky) purchase.

Postby Willie JJ » Sun Feb 23, 2014 12:17 am

Interesting bottles Musky.

I paid for a 1990-2004 G&M Glentauchers today, but didn't bring it home yet
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Re: What is your most recent (whisky) purchase.

Postby Muskrat Portage » Mon Feb 24, 2014 12:16 am

Willie: You have just over a year to batten down any distillery hatches you may choose. In May 2015, there will be an aggressive Northern Canadian assault on a number of locales throughout the motherland. I am leading the charge and we will be taking liberating prisoners of the warehouses to be returned to the colony.
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Re: What is your most recent (whisky) purchase.

Postby jrstout89 » Thu Feb 27, 2014 5:36 am

Samples of Ardbeg Uigeadail, Laphroaig 10, Dalwhinnie 15, Clynelish 14, Talisker 10 and Oban 14. Should be delivered tomorrow, Looking forward to it.
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Re: What is your most recent (whisky) purchase.

Postby raithrover » Thu Feb 27, 2014 8:37 am

From the Cadenhead's February outrun the Auchentoshan 21 year old - still surprised I've actually bought something decent from that distillery. Lovely dram.

Then the 'Berlin edition' Craigellachie 14y 55,1% again bit of a surprise so had to snap that up. I always go in thinking of buying X&Y and come out with ABC.
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Re: What is your most recent (whisky) purchase.

Postby Ganga » Thu Feb 27, 2014 9:06 pm

jrstout89 wrote:Samples of Ardbeg Uigeadail, Laphroaig 10, Dalwhinnie 15, Clynelish 14, Talisker 10 and Oban 14. Should be delivered tomorrow, Looking forward to it.

I hope you enjoy your exploration! Well done.
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Re: What is your most recent (whisky) purchase.

Postby Muskrat Portage » Fri Feb 28, 2014 3:27 am

White Owl Whisky, made in Calgary Alberta by Century Distillers. 40 % abv NAS

I finally purchased a bottle of this whisky. Interesting. It has the nose of alcohol and almonds yet the mouthfeel is pleasant, slightly bitter at first, then you pick up notes of nutmeg and a hint of citrus before it settles onto the tip of the tongue where it sits for a long time. However the initial strike at the back of the throat doesn’t hang around long.

A decent dram, not spectacular but pleasant to the palate. Not what I’d consider a waste of money but I wouldn’t replace it once empty, there are a lot of superior drams out there. In my humble opinion, far superior to Belgiums’ Owl whisky.

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Re: What is your most recent (whisky) purchase.

Postby Ganga » Sat Mar 01, 2014 10:06 pm

K&L put out a young Talisker (5) bottled by Laing (labeled Talisker). Picked up 2.
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Re: What is your most recent (whisky) purchase.

Postby Willie JJ » Sun Mar 02, 2014 11:03 pm

Arran Arranach
Arran 12yo Cask Strength
Glentauchers 1990-2004
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Re: What is your most recent (whisky) purchase.

Postby Ganga » Sun Mar 09, 2014 1:49 am

Found another bottle of the old Tamdhu 10.
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Re: What is your most recent (whisky) purchase.

Postby Willie JJ » Mon Mar 10, 2014 11:27 pm

Glentauchers 1994-2013 (G&M)
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