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Favorite 17/18 Year Single Malt

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Favorite 17/18 Year Single Malt

Talisker 18
4
12%
Macallan 18
2
6%
Macallan FIne Oak 18
1
3%
Glenfiddich 18 Ancient Reserve
1
3%
Glenlivet 18
1
3%
Highland Park 18
12
36%
Glenmorangie 18
0
No votes
Glenfarclas 17
2
6%
Balvenie New Wood 17
2
6%
Ardbeg 17
4
12%
Bowmore 17
4
12%
Longmorn 17
0
No votes
 
Total votes : 33

Favorite 17/18 Year Single Malt

Postby ScotchPalate » Sun Oct 15, 2006 4:10 am

What's your favorite and why.
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Postby mikeymad » Sun Oct 15, 2006 6:52 am

I messed up: I was trying to vote for the Mac 18 not the fine oak. oh well. too many beverages tonight I guess.
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Postby Badmonkey » Sun Oct 15, 2006 7:40 am

I'm a slave to honey, so Highland Park 18 edges out our friends at Talisker.
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Postby Jan » Sun Oct 15, 2006 9:02 am

I voted Talisker 18, simply a stunning whisky for its priceclass imo.

But a though choice really, HP 18 & Ardbeg 17 is also long time favourites of mine.

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Postby Deactivated Member » Sun Oct 15, 2006 10:37 am

There are som ereally excellent whiskies out there and this poll goes to show the quality and quantity of product we have to choose from.
That HP18 gets my vote is no reflection on the others. If anyone of them were the only whisky I could drink agaon, I'd be happy :D (though the Balvenie may take a little getting used to :wink: )
However, there can only be one Highlander.
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Postby Wave » Sun Oct 15, 2006 1:53 pm

My 1st all around pick is the Highland Park 18 and my 2nd isn't even on this list (pity), the Bruichladdich 17 year old.

Longmorn 17 ??



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Postby jimidrammer » Sun Oct 15, 2006 1:59 pm

The Talisker 18 and Highland Park 18 are easy choices, but as the Balvenie 17 New Wood is the one I have open at the moment, it is a current favorite with an such an incredible nosing experience and very lively flavors.
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Postby bamber » Sun Oct 15, 2006 2:01 pm

HP 18yo. Sazerac 18yo Rye is also a favourite.
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Postby les taylor » Sun Oct 15, 2006 4:09 pm

For me Bowmore 17 it has to be the best Bowmore expression in my experience. :)
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Postby Oliver » Sun Oct 15, 2006 4:18 pm

HP is starting to jack up their prices a la macallan -- No surprise since they share the same owner as the now overpriced Macallan...
So I picked the always good -- and best value for money -- Glenfarclas 17. I am always for the Independent!
Honorable mention for Bowmore 17 -- mild as milk, in the words of the wise P. Hill.
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Postby Mr Fjeld » Sun Oct 15, 2006 4:21 pm

I haven't tried every whisky on the list but Bowmore 17 is probably my favourite - although Talisker 18 and HP 18 are both among the best.
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Postby Frodo » Sun Oct 15, 2006 11:17 pm

Bowmore 17 here. HP is good, but I like the Bowmore better, and it is cheaper by as much as 30%...
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Postby Oliver » Sun Oct 15, 2006 11:39 pm

What about Glengoyne 17 --are real good malt, number 3 or 4 on tha list IMHO. And Longorn 17: wtf?
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Postby Di Blasi » Mon Oct 16, 2006 2:20 am

Yes, indeed some missing ones there, but I'm picking the Macallan 18, although I don't drink it regularly, but the others neither. It's the one I remember best. I too wonder about the Longmorn 17 mentioned in the poll, and why the Bruichladdich XVII is not on that list?? Or the Glengoyne 17y?? Both very nice!
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Postby Ardbeg311 » Mon Oct 16, 2006 11:44 am

Of the ones I have tried on this list I would have to say that the Talisker 18 just edges out the HP 18 by the smallest of margins. Both are great whiskies. The Bowmore 17 is not bad either, but I have yet to have a Bowmore that really impressed me.
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Postby irishwhiskeychaser » Mon Oct 16, 2006 4:50 pm

HP 18 for me a great dram
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Postby ScotchPalate » Mon Oct 16, 2006 7:14 pm

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Postby Oliver » Mon Oct 16, 2006 7:25 pm

Not what one would call a widely available single malt.
According to the link, you can only buy it at certain distilleries...
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