LagaDrinker wrote:It has to be the DE for me too. I also have the 21 & 25 yr old but not opened them yet.
Do yourself a HUGE favour and open the 21 YO!!! It is AWESOME!
Seriously, the three regular bottles are all great, but the 21 YO is on a completely different level.
It has the intensity of the 12, the smoothness of the 16 (even smoother which is crazy because of the much higher ABV) and a nose and complexity that puts the DE to shame in a serious way.
When I first opened it, it took me over half an hour to actually taste
the whisky - I just couldn't stop smelling it. The bouquet is phenomenal.
I know, I know, I'm spouting off (and everyone's opinion is different), but it is absolutely one of the best bottles that I have ever, EVER tasted - truly an amazing whisky.
OH - BTW, I voted for the "staple" 16YO in the poll
, though I do love them all!