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Getting the moths out

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Braes vs. Imperial (Kicking out the mothballs)

Poll ended at Mon Nov 23, 2009 7:01 pm

Braes (Braeval)
3
30%
Imperial
7
70%
 
Total votes : 10

Re: Getting the moths out

Postby jazz lover » Mon Nov 09, 2009 7:36 pm

I find Braes has better ratings,
you may want to save this one.
Try to find the Cadenheads
bottles.
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Re: Getting the moths out

Postby Wave » Tue Nov 10, 2009 12:57 am

I've had a love affair with Imperial for years so picking Imperial is a no-brainer for me. A recent 25yo Signaory CS in my collection and tasted at RMW is divine!

Light and floral really doesn't describe Imperial, gumdrops is more like it. For Braes of Glenlivet on the other hand it's to the T, closer (IMHO) to Linkwood.


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Re: Getting the moths out

Postby Muskrat Portage » Tue Nov 10, 2009 3:49 am

I only have an Imperial, so that's what I voted for:

... mind you, it's a Gordon & McPhail 12 yo Imperial 1990 so it may very well be a fairly common item across the pond. Over here it's the only one I've ever seen, so I bought two bottles back in 2004.

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Re: Getting the moths out

Postby Douglas » Tue Nov 10, 2009 1:24 pm

I've also had some very nice older Imperials so that was one reason for the way I voted.

The other reason is that I believe Braeval reopened last summer. This was the announcement I saw:

http://www.northern-scot.co.uk/news/ful ... llery.html

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Re: Getting the moths out

Postby I_SPEY » Tue Nov 10, 2009 4:41 pm

At this momenty I'm enjoying an Imperial from DT Battlehill and I like 'm very much. Only once had, long ago, a sample from Braeval, good but prefer Imp. :)
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Re: Getting the moths out

Postby Muskrat Portage » Wed Nov 11, 2009 5:21 am

Ganga wrote:BTW, it is perfectly appropriate for people to vote on these even if it is only based on heresay. In this case, it comes down to curiousity regarding a distillery.
Bad Ganga! Naughty Ganga! Crossing topic lines again. Uncle Musky must punish you!

(..."only based on heresay" - I love it!)

I'll wait quietly with my lone Imperial for the tasting. ... the lair is under construction and I've got all the bottles strewn around on the floor- I'd best go look for my bottle this week.

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