Marvin wrote:Yeah but most people who are not into whisky arent going to go there are they, they're going to go to a supermarket or oddbins or victoria wine.
If you mean as a way of encouraging ppl who don’t currently buy malts, to start buying them then I’m not sure it’s an effective strategy… there’s tons of places you can buy miniatures (some supermarkets, and most off-licences including Victoria Wine sell them). And there’s bars. And Oddbins offer free tastings of malts.
Would ppl really think “I’ve never tried that genre of drink, I won’t buy my usual vodka/gin/baileys bottle and instead I’ll spend £15 on a half-bottle of Talisker to find out what a single malt is like?” I know I’ve never been tempted to buy a whole (or even half) bottle of something I’ve never had before, but I might buy one after having tried a wee drink of it somewhere first.
Having said that, I would love to see more 20cl bottles as I would try the more expensive malts without having to risk splashing out on a whole bottle that I might not like