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Re: Live Forum Tasting

Postby Muskrat Portage » Sat Jan 19, 2008 1:26 am

I agree with mine as well, the sherry seems to start off and then the senses kick in with the smoke sensation. It's lovely. I can't imagine what a litre of this nectar would be like to own.

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Edit: Logging off supper is ready. mrs Musky doesn't brook delays.
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Re: Live Forum Tasting

Postby Muskrat Portage » Sat Jan 19, 2008 11:04 pm

Distilled in 1986, bottled? .....(sound of running downstairs)....dunno. I bought it in June 1998 and really couldn't tell you how old it is as I don't know what the code on the bottle means.

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Re: Live Forum Tasting

Postby Muskrat Portage » Sat Jan 19, 2008 11:18 pm

Willie JJ wrote:Ok. Mine is a 1990 distillation. After I got my specs on I could actually see that it says right under the distillation year that it was bottled in 2003.
Mine doesn't carry the date like that. There are two codes: TD-S:5 AM on the front of the bottle
: on the back of the label LLJL03463011

There was a discussion by Yellowjacket in Feb, 2007 about this on the thread:
viewtopic.php?f=6&t=5406

Nothing further seems to have developed since then. Maybe I should go check the Diageo website... (edit)appears to be a 12 yo according to the general Diageo information.

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Re: Live Forum Tasting

Postby woodhill » Sun Jan 20, 2008 12:48 am

Collector57 wrote:The 86 has peat and toffee on the nose.
This is followed through on the palate which is quite complex wiuth different notes of iodine, peat, honey and oak coming through at different times.

Finish long and "hot"

I'd forgotten how good this is.

Question: should I open my 10yo "Map" bottle or is it becoming collectable?


I picked up a dusty "Map" Bottle recently at my local PO/corner shop. for about £20 just in case it was to go up in value.

i'd hold it for a few more years still though.
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Re: Live Forum Tasting

Postby Muskrat Portage » Sun Jan 27, 2008 9:49 pm

Tell you what Ganga, my friend. You post two distilleries of your choice and we'll do a straw poll to see what everyone has the most of. Then we go with the most readily available one.

Secondly, there's going to be another online tasting where we do it "blind" but I'm waiting to hear from Johnathan and Christian on their availability for that one, hopefully on a Saturday.

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Re: Live Forum Tasting

Postby The Fachan » Sun Jan 27, 2008 9:54 pm

Musky,

I like the sound of that, I will keep an eye out for suggested dates and will be there if I can.
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Re: Live Forum Tasting

Postby Muskrat Portage » Sun Jan 27, 2008 10:34 pm

The Fachan wrote:Musky,
I like the sound of that, I will keep an eye out for suggested dates and will be there if I can.
I can email/PM you a note when we get the dates firmed up.
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Re: Live Forum Tasting

Postby Mr Fjeld » Mon Jan 28, 2008 12:38 pm

Muskrat Portage wrote: Secondly, there's going to be another online tasting where we do it "blind" but I'm waiting to hear from Johnathan and Christian on their availability for that one, hopefully on a Saturday.

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I'm working this Saturday but I'd love to check the thread once in a while!
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Re: Live Forum Tasting

Postby TheTross » Sat Mar 01, 2008 9:52 am

I've got the following (all opened):

10yo Founder's Reserve
12yo Double Wood
14yo Rum Wood
15yo Single Barrel (1988/2003, Cask #3970)
17yo Islay Cask
17yo Sherryoak
21yo Port Wood
1991 Port Wood
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Re: Live Forum Tasting

Postby Spirit of Islay » Sat Mar 01, 2008 10:58 am

Not One Drop....... 8)
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Re: Live Forum Tasting

Postby Ryguy » Thu Mar 06, 2008 9:59 pm

Ganga wrote:March 2008 Live Forum Tasting

Balvenie

March 29

What's everyone have?


I'd like to take part in this month's tasting too, but I have no bottles of Balvenie at home. It's just not something I typically have hanging around. I did get a chance to try the "New Wood" 17yr a while back, now that's good stuff. I'll have to see what I can do before March 29th I guess.
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Re: Live Forum Tasting

Postby Deactivated Member » Thu Mar 06, 2008 11:12 pm

Nothing...yet.

A triple pack of miniatures and a bottle of something else might fix that, though.
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Re: Live Forum Tasting

Postby Ras Mazunga » Sun Mar 16, 2008 12:38 am

Just realised how selfish I am: I thought I was having troubles keeping less than 15 bottles open, now I realise there are people with (much) bigger problems. :shock:
Lately I try to solve this problem by inviting people over for a tasting. Problem is that the wrong bottles empty first, A'bunadh is empty(since last night), Tamnavullin never seems to go empty... :|
A hundred open bottles is like a library, very nice.
I have a DW12, a PW21 and probably buy a FR10 for the Live tasting.
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Re: Live Forum Tasting

Postby woodhill » Sun Mar 16, 2008 12:43 am

Collector57 wrote: I'm not allowed to open any more until I get the open ones down to below 100 :(


Nick. Please see my recent post in the "what did you drink Last Night" thread

Anarchy Rules! :P :P :P :P
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