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The last drop - the world has gone mad

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Re: The last drop - the world has gone mad

Postby bamber » Thu Sep 25, 2008 11:19 am

tomjago wrote: We're proud of it.
Respectfully

Tom Jago. Director, The Last Drop Distillers Limited


Good for you I'd imagine you'll have plenty of it to be proud of in years to come.
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Re: The last drop - the world has gone mad

Postby whiskey for sale » Thu Sep 25, 2008 7:48 pm

Wow that is whiskey crazy!

Still hats off to them though!!
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Re: The last drop - the world has gone mad

Postby woodhill » Thu Sep 25, 2008 8:11 pm

whiskey for sale wrote:Wow that is whiskey crazy!

Still hats off to them though!!


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Re: The last drop - the world has gone mad

Postby Deactivated Member » Sat Nov 01, 2008 12:25 am

I saw a bottle of this at WL Glasgow today, and I have to say - credit where it's due - that it didn't look as badly packaged in the flesh as it does on the website. I was also told by a friend I respect that it tastes superb. Imagine my surprise, then, to see some Whisky Bibles delivered to WL which score this at 96.5. Again, I stand by the fact that I had never heard of the people providing tasting notes on the website. But now critics I have heard of are rating the whisky highly. I still think the price is optimistic for a blend, but I thought I ought to acknowledge a softening of my position.
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Re: The last drop - the world has gone mad

Postby Aidan » Sat Nov 01, 2008 12:35 am

It may very well be a good whisky, but I doubt when the barrel was found in the warehouse, the owners said "Give us £1,000,000 and it's yours". I know it's a business, but the price is rediculous. Other whiskys score more than that that don't cost 1/10th of the price.
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Re: The last drop - the world has gone mad

Postby matthew2512 » Tue Apr 19, 2011 5:29 am

I thought I would drag this old thread up again as I am going to a whisky tasting tonight that will feature the last drop. I will post notes afterwards.
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Re: The last drop - the world has gone mad

Postby matthew2512 » Tue Apr 19, 2011 11:05 pm

Well I went to the last drop tasting last night, the event itself was great but the whisky was a bit underwhelming.

Nose: the reviews are correct, this really does smell more like bourbon than a scottish blend. Quite sweet with lots or red fruits (cherries in particular) and toffee. Its very attractive but did not quite have the depth I was expecting.

Palate: Great mouthfeel, very rich and slightly dry. The same flavours from the nose continue on the palate.

Finish: Becomes very dry and oaky, medium length.

Comments: This is a pretty faultless blend, attractive nose, very nice mouth feel and a good finish. However, at the price being charged for a bottle it really failed to wow me. There was nothing particularly unique about this whisky, it is a good well aged blended whisky but $NZ2300 a bottle is a bit of a joke. I do not believe any bottles were sold after the tasting.
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