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Re: Longrow 18 Year Old

Postby Ganga » Fri Apr 11, 2008 4:51 pm

So when I walk into the whisky shop I can't buy whisky (profit, collect, drink) and I can't look. :o If I touch the whisky, I'll probably get arrested for fondling the bottle. :cry: Can I smell the whisky? Well, at least let me listen to the whisky? :P I'm all out of senses. :headbang:
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Re: Longrow 18 Year Old

Postby Willie JJ » Fri Apr 11, 2008 5:02 pm

Newbie wrote:My last comment was meant to be tongue in cheek, Willie please feel free to buy what you desire!


Lol. I'm not sure how else I could have taken such a comment. :)

Seriously though there are very few people on this forum who manage to be offensive Newbie and in my experience you're definitely not one of them. The ones that do are those that take the whole thing far too seriously. It's only a drink for goodness sake :x . Life's too short to be falling out over it.
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Re: Longrow 18 Year Old

Postby les taylor » Fri Apr 11, 2008 5:26 pm

Ganga wrote: Well, at least let me listen to the whisky?




Ganga what is it saying to you.


drink me, touch me, smell me, look at me.
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Re: Longrow 18 Year Old

Postby Sherried Malt » Fri Apr 11, 2008 5:45 pm

Ganga wrote:So when I walk into the whisky shop I can't buy whisky (profit, collect, drink) and I can't look. :o If I touch the whisky, I'll probably get arrested for fondling the bottle. :cry: Can I smell the whisky? Well, at least let me listen to the whisky? :P I'm all out of senses. :headbang:


I think you're only allowed to bask in the presence of the whisky... None of that other foolishness.
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Re: Longrow 18 Year Old

Postby Sherried Malt » Fri Apr 11, 2008 5:48 pm

No worries, Newbie. You're fine. :thumbsup: :)
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Re: Longrow 18 Year Old

Postby woodhill » Fri Apr 11, 2008 6:00 pm

Can we dream about whisky? :D
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Re: Longrow 18 Year Old

Postby Ganga » Fri Apr 11, 2008 6:07 pm

les taylor wrote:
Ganga wrote: Well, at least let me listen to the whisky?




Ganga what is it saying to you.


drink me, touch me, smell me, look at me.


Buy me, collect me, use me. :o :lol:


Sherried Malt wrote:I think you're only allowed to bask in the presence of the whisky... None of that other foolishness.


I'm picturing the scene from the end of Real Genius.
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Re: Longrow 18 Year Old

Postby Bulkington » Fri Apr 11, 2008 6:45 pm

I don't know what's worse or more insidious, a whisky shill at a whisky forum or, way under the radar at a whisky forum, Hoover and Dyson shills. Shame on the lot of you!
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Re: Longrow 18 Year Old

Postby TheTross » Fri Apr 11, 2008 7:17 pm

Bulkington wrote:I don't know what's worse or more insidious, a whisky shill at a whisky forum or, way under the radar at a whisky forum, Hoover and Dyson shills. Shame on the lot of you!


Aye, exactly. Hoover and Dyson indeed! Far too upmarket; whatever did humble Henry do wrong?
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Re: Longrow 18 Year Old

Postby Spirit of Islay » Fri Apr 11, 2008 7:45 pm

I notice that amongst all the Mud Slinging and Urine extraction (not by hoover....) that no one seems to think that £90 (give or take a few pence here or there) seems a bit excessive* for an 18yo ? After all £45 was a bit O.T.T. for a 16yo on other threads...... Pass me the Glenmo 18yo , a bargain at £72 !

BTW Chris you're still a good lad in my books ( as you know i don't agree with what you do on e-bay etc but i don't let that get in the way of our friendship) , anyone who's a mate of Howards is a mate of mine ! LOL!

*polite Wording....
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Re: Longrow 18 Year Old

Postby Ganga » Fri Apr 11, 2008 8:08 pm

Speaking of 18 yo Glenmos, anyone interested in the older bottlings? I know where there's a few that are substantially less than the new ones.
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Re: Longrow 18 Year Old

Postby Di Blasi » Fri Apr 11, 2008 8:22 pm

It sounds like it will be available in the US about June, from what the importer and a few shops have responded.
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Re: Longrow 18 Year Old

Postby Bulkington » Fri Apr 11, 2008 8:26 pm

[quote="Collector57"]Sounds excessive to me too Gordon - hence I didn't bother either...[/quote]

Yeah, but what about the cost of Springbank 21? $450 here at Parkave, I think.
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Re: Longrow 18 Year Old

Postby Mr Fjeld » Fri Apr 11, 2008 8:31 pm

I can understand you UK members feel it's a little excessive for an 18yo but here in Norway we pay for example over GBP 70,- for a bottle of Uigeadail or the Ardbeg Airigh Nam Beist. So if the Longrow 18 is very limited and highly praised I'd still be interested.....I reckon?
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Re: Longrow 18 Year Old

Postby Ganga » Fri Apr 11, 2008 8:36 pm

Collector57 wrote:
les taylor wrote:
Ganga wrote: Well, at least let me listen to the whisky?




Ganga what is it saying to you.

"Drink me Ganga, Drink me. It is the reason for my existence. Surely you would not deny me the reason for my existence?"


Sirens in a bottle. :shock:
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Re: Longrow 18 Year Old

Postby Di Blasi » Fri Apr 11, 2008 8:45 pm

Mr Fjeld wrote:I can understand you UK members feel it's a little excessive for an 18yo but here in Norway we pay for example over GBP 70,- for a bottle of Uigeadail or the Ardbeg Airigh Nam Beist. So if the Longrow 18 is very limited and highly praised I'd still be interested.....I reckon?


I have to agree with my neighbor. Since it's such a special bottle, I'm sure that will skyrocket in price quick, I'd love a bottle, also because I really enjoy Longrow. So I'd enjoy drinking it even more. But I'd like to be it in the US when I've over in a week, but won't get to. I have a feeling it will be quite pricey when it gets here, as the Longrow 10y 1996 is 790kr, the 10y 100 proof is 850kr, and the 14y is 979.10kr. Divide those numbers by the current 9.90£ exchange and tell me who's paying too much.
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Re: Longrow 18 Year Old

Postby enzot » Sat Apr 12, 2008 5:33 pm

I've just read through all the posts for the Longrow 18 Y.O today.....quick I need an aspirin and a good lye down!
The whisky world seems to be going the same way as the fine wine world has been for years.A limited edition whisky gets a good write up by a respected critic and boom the whisky becomes very sought after and prices go up..up ..up !It's only natural some are sold on the secondary market for a profit.

Just my humble opinion
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Re: Longrow 18 Year Old

Postby Mr Fjeld » Sat Apr 12, 2008 5:46 pm

That's a good point Enzo (if you have a son you could call him Dino :) ) .
"Serge Parker" - I have the highest respect for that guy. Luckily his high raters are often the very old whiskies so that might mean my preference for younger whiskies will stay relatively inexpensive.......
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Re: Longrow 18 Year Old

Postby adogranonthepitch » Mon Apr 14, 2008 9:28 pm

Has anyone tried it yet?
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Re: Longrow 18 Year Old

Postby Deactivated Member » Mon Apr 14, 2008 9:32 pm

adogranonthepitch wrote:Has anyone tried it yet?

Are you taking the piss? You've been trying to get the shelves cleared of the stuff by speculators - are are you trying to find out whether you've missed any?
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Re: Longrow 18 Year Old

Postby Di Blasi » Mon Apr 14, 2008 9:49 pm

I'm wondering too how it is? The reviews are fantastic, as expected, but is it really so good? Worth getting a bottle or 2 if you can find it??
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Re: Longrow 18 Year Old

Postby jplu2 » Mon Apr 14, 2008 9:59 pm

Here we go again...I reckon...

Mine should be arriving on Friday...when the wife and son finally comes back from the UK...after 6 weeks...going to be a busy weekend :wink: ... but will let you know when I taste it...
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Re: Longrow 18 Year Old

Postby jplu2 » Mon Apr 14, 2008 10:00 pm

No edit button!

'come back'
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Re: Longrow 18 Year Old

Postby adogranonthepitch » Mon Apr 14, 2008 10:13 pm

I was asking if anyone had tried it.

Nothing more or nothing less
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Re: Longrow 18 Year Old

Postby jplu2 » Mon Apr 14, 2008 10:16 pm

I'll let you know on Friday/Sat ... if noone else does before then...

Can't wait really...particularly after all the hype
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Re: Longrow 18 Year Old

Postby jplu2 » Mon Apr 14, 2008 10:17 pm

Thanks for the help by the way...
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Re: Longrow 18 Year Old

Postby Lawrence » Thu Apr 17, 2008 4:08 pm

I opened mine last night, it's very nice.

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Re: Longrow 18 Year Old

Postby Di Blasi » Thu Apr 17, 2008 9:08 pm

Worth picking up a bottle then?? If possible!
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Re: Longrow 18 Year Old

Postby Deactivated Member » Sun Apr 20, 2008 7:58 pm

Seems like this guy hoovered them up:

http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.dll? ... 0217281240
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Re: Longrow 18 Year Old

Postby jmrl » Sun Apr 20, 2008 8:36 pm

I see he is claiming it is sold out. How does he know?

how can he send alcohol to the USA?

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Re: Longrow 18 Year Old

Postby adogranonthepitch » Sun Apr 20, 2008 9:06 pm

jmrl wrote:I see he is claiming it is sold out. How does he know?

how can he send alcohol to the USA?

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In terms of the first question .. that is supersition .. I know where you can still buy it.

The second question .. you can send it ... anyone can .. it depends if it gets caught by customes in the USA.
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Re: Longrow 18 Year Old

Postby jmrl » Sun Apr 20, 2008 9:10 pm

My God this man is totally fearless! (not you adogranonthe pitch)
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Re: Longrow 18 Year Old

Postby Spirit of Islay » Sun Apr 20, 2008 9:10 pm

adogranonthepitch wrote:
In terms of the first question .. that is supersition .. I know where you can still buy it.



Belt snapped on the Hoover Dog ?
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Re: Longrow 18 Year Old

Postby adogranonthepitch » Sun Apr 20, 2008 9:29 pm

Spirit of Islay wrote:
adogranonthepitch wrote:
In terms of the first question .. that is supersition .. I know where you can still buy it.



Belt snapped on the Hoover Dog ?


No mate the belt is as tight as tight thing that is rather tight because it has had to tighten its belt!

I wont say anymore because I dont want to continue to pour petrol on the fire.
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Re: Longrow 18 Year Old

Postby adogranonthepitch » Sun Apr 20, 2008 9:34 pm

:)
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