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What will you drink on New Year's Eve?

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What will you enjoy on New Year's Eve?

Whisky of course!
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42%
Champagne
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8%
Whisky & Champagne
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42%
I'll be driving
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3%
Orange Juice while wearing my duffel coat
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Total votes : 38

What will you drink on New Year's Eve?

Postby Mr Fjeld » Fri Dec 28, 2007 3:08 pm

What will it be - bubbly or whisky - or both?
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Re: What will you drink on New Year's Eve?

Postby martin grant » Fri Dec 28, 2007 4:17 pm

Looking forward very much to Hogmany. We're visiting friends for dinner which will be washed down with some good wine I've been keeping to one side. We'll toast the bells with some champagne, before settling down with a glass of whisky or two.

Hope everyone has a great time when it comes, and looking forward very much to hear all your whisky news in 2008
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Re: What will you drink on New Year's Eve?

Postby Reggaeblues » Fri Dec 28, 2007 5:35 pm

I'm working. got a well paid gig, so might have a TALISKER 18 when I get home at 2.30 AM!!


...or an Ardbeg Almost There,or...or...
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Re: What will you drink on New Year's Eve?

Postby Onefortheditch » Fri Dec 28, 2007 6:44 pm

Talisker 18 for me too...and Black Cuillen. :)
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Re: What will you drink on New Year's Eve?

Postby Ganga » Fri Dec 28, 2007 6:44 pm

Whichever whisky strikes a fancy that evening.
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Re: What will you drink on New Year's Eve?

Postby pmullin » Fri Dec 28, 2007 6:55 pm

Collector57 wrote:Guinness in the evening, a whisky before midnight, a glass of champagne at 00:00 and then a whisky to see the New Year in.


What he said :wink:
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Re: What will you drink on New Year's Eve?

Postby Reggaeblues » Fri Dec 28, 2007 8:19 pm

...and then a month of detox!

BTW I just noticed i'm on post 999. 1 short of a milestone. Better make the next a good 'un!!

I guess I got my "prize" early - a baby boy on Dec 22 and loads of whiskies to "wet his head!"
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Re: What will you drink on New Year's Eve?

Postby Willie JJ » Fri Dec 28, 2007 9:26 pm

Much whisky! Many varieties! All through the night! :D
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Re: What will you drink on New Year's Eve?

Postby richard » Fri Dec 28, 2007 9:52 pm

glenlivet 1967 at 46% im down to my last four bottles i cant wait for it my idea of heaven


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Re: What will you drink on New Year's Eve?

Postby Deactivated Member » Sat Dec 29, 2007 11:33 am

New Year's Eve will be an evening (night) at Teh Arc and of course, I'll be driving.
So no alcohol at all.

But I voted for my duffel coat.
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Re: What will you drink on New Year's Eve?

Postby Di Blasi » Sat Dec 29, 2007 12:12 pm

I'm seriously thinking about opening the Lagavulin 21y, and perhaps maybe another but haven't decided yet. And for Champagne it will be the Lanson '96. Also a nice simple bottle of Prosecco, always good and cheery. We'll have friends over to our new place so I'm sure it will be great. And our view should allow us to see the midnight fireworks too!!!
(Click on the fotos to see.)
http://finn.no/finn/viewimage?finnkode= ... Hovedbilde
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Re: What will you drink on New Year's Eve?

Postby Willie JJ » Sat Dec 29, 2007 3:02 pm

Wow the views are spectacular DB! That looks like a great place to live. Hope you settle in ok and enjoy the new house.
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Re: What will you drink on New Year's Eve?

Postby Di Blasi » Sat Dec 29, 2007 5:47 pm

Thanks Collector 57 and Willie JJ!! Yes, really spectacular, very spoiled I feel! Looking forward to settling in nicely and with a new walk in whisky cellar/room/closet inside the house, (actually meant as a pantry probably), I'll have a much easier access to my whisky!! Thanks again guys, and a happy healthy new whisk(e)y year to all!!
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Re: What will you drink on New Year's Eve?

Postby SoMK » Sat Dec 29, 2007 6:20 pm

New house ! Congrats ! What a beautiful view on top of that :thumbsup:
We still have a few Laurent Perrier left in the cellar, so that will be it for the bubbles. Airigh Nam Beist will be nearby and then, I think we'll visit an old friend again Brora 30yo to celebrate the new year.
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Re: What will you drink on New Year's Eve?

Postby Mr Fjeld » Sat Dec 29, 2007 6:25 pm

Fantastic view Jonathan! What a place Leikanger must be!
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Re: What will you drink on New Year's Eve?

Postby TreacleSponge » Sat Dec 29, 2007 9:49 pm

Hope you're very happy in your new home Di Blasi - how could you not be with that fabulous view to gaze at.

I might have a wee tot but mostly I'll be on the fizzy. It's tradition.
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Re: What will you drink on New Year's Eve?

Postby scotch4ever » Sat Dec 29, 2007 10:25 pm

It is hard to pick between Scotch and Champagne on this one particular time of year so I opt for doing both. I have aquired a 1988 cask sample of MaCallan from a friend in the biz (200ml bottle) which should be quite nice. This cask was privately owned so there is no IB label. I also have a Single Cask Mortlach from Wild Scotsman which I had ordered from the House of Glunz in Chicago. I have not opened the bottle, however, I have not had a single cask mortlach especially one from an ex-bourbon cask.

I will finish off the evening with a nice bottle of Winston Churchill Champagne which I had p/u a few years ago. If it was good enough for the voice of Britain during the War than it is good enough for me.

Happy New Year
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Re: What will you drink on New Year's Eve?

Postby r900p » Sun Dec 30, 2007 3:17 pm

For me it will be both, and whatever else is on offer, my dad normally tries to get rid of old bottles of alcohol that no one dares touch, but my cousins and i are stupid enough to try.

We normally finish the night off with a whole bottle of JD (neat), tequila, vodka, but this year i'm going to be sitting this one out due to last year being :mrgreen:

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Re: What will you drink on New Year's Eve?

Postby TreacleSponge » Sun Dec 30, 2007 9:30 pm

I spent one New Year's Eve drinking strawberry daiquiris. Making a new batch, Mr.Treacle left the spirit measure (a little tipping measure with arms) resting on top of the blender jug and we went outside to watch fireworks. When we returned he blitzed the cocktail, and the measure (which had dropped inside) whizzed round then broke through the jug, leaving my kitchen and Mr.Treacle looking like something out of a horror movie, covered in lumpy red goo. :insane: So I stick with fizzy now.
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Re: What will you drink on New Year's Eve?

Postby Jobi » Mon Dec 31, 2007 1:52 am

Di Blasi wrote:I'm seriously thinking about opening the Lagavulin 21y


Me too. Other option might be the Laga DE 1991 or the Yoichi 15.
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Re: What will you drink on New Year's Eve?

Postby Deactivated Member » Mon Dec 31, 2007 7:52 am

So when you're all celebrating tonight, think of me drinking my non-alcoholic mixture of pure apple juice and mineral water (Apfelschorle) and then having to drive home through the firework-blitzed streets of Munich and Erding.

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Re: What will you drink on New Year's Eve?

Postby mattbuty » Mon Dec 31, 2007 12:51 pm

MT, I'd love to visit your pub. And Di Blasi, What a view. You are a man of style and taste.

I will be thinking of all my new forum friends at some point around midnight, and raising a glass of something suitable to toast health wealth and wisdom to you all!!!! :thumbsup: :smoke: :empty: :dead:
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Re: What will you drink on New Year's Eve?

Postby Ryguy » Mon Dec 31, 2007 3:28 pm

Di Blasi, what a really nice new place you have, and the views OMG! Thanks for sharing the pics. I say open that Lagavulin 21, you won't be disappointed.

As far as what I'm drinking tonight, I'm going through a flight of Lagavulin, 12 CS, 16, DE, and the 21.

Happy New Year everyone!
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Re: What will you drink on New Year's Eve?

Postby Steve Rush » Mon Dec 31, 2007 3:48 pm

Due to the nature of the New Year party I'm attending it will be a mainly a wine affair with an abundance of cheese. With the popping of a bottle or two of decent 1er come midnight. Though I'm half tempted to bring along a couple of whiskies that do go perfectly well with cheese and to see what people think.

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Re: What will you drink on New Year's Eve?

Postby Danny » Tue Jan 01, 2008 2:01 am

I am going to some friends, she drinks beer, he doesn't drink, my wife drinks wine, so I will mostly drink wine, but will have a nice Macallan 18 before we go and, if we get home early an Ardbeg 10 for a night cap.
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Re: What will you drink on New Year's Eve?

Postby Ganga » Tue Jan 01, 2008 8:26 am

We're dramming in the NY over on Whisky Chat. If you make it back in time, check in with us. Knockando 24 for your time zone.
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Re: What will you drink on New Year's Eve?

Postby Aidan » Tue Jan 01, 2008 8:39 am

A few beers for me, and some whisky.

Happy New Year.
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Re: What will you drink on New Year's Eve?

Postby Lord_Pfaffin » Fri Jan 04, 2008 4:55 am

SMSWs diverse flavours are made to be savoured.
Champagne is overrated, the taste and effect can be easily duplicated by carbonating a cheep bottle of stale chardonay.
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Re: What will you drink on New Year's Eve?

Postby laphroaig10_65 » Fri Jan 04, 2008 11:14 am

Only whisky, Bruichladdich 17 yo.
Happy New Year.
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Re: What will you drink on New Year's Eve?

Postby Muskrat Portage » Sat Jan 05, 2008 5:12 am

Di Blasi wrote:I'm seriously thinking about opening the Lagavulin 21y, and perhaps maybe another but haven't decided yet. And for Champagne it will be the Lanson '96. ... And our view should allow us to see the midnight fireworks too!!!...
Johnathan:
Oh, wow! What a view to wake up to. I had assumed it was a nice little fishing village you were moving to. Definitly not what I had envisioned!
Very very nice.
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