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PoitDubh?

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PoitDubh?

Postby MaltMan » Thu Jul 04, 2002 9:48 pm

The last time a had a glass of Poit Dubh...I wound up using it to de-grease the windscreen of my car: BLAGH! It was the 10 year old though, not the 21 years old. But still.

I wrote this as a reply on a topic in another forum, but somehow it has become a new topic! Must have clicked the wrong button at some point... Sorry for the inconvenience.

Anyway, what are your opinions of Poit Dubh?

[This message has been edited by MaltMan (edited 04 July 2002).]
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Postby BruceCrichton » Sun Jul 14, 2002 10:06 pm

I tried a version of it which age escapes me but it struck me as a poor man's Talisker.
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Postby Gate » Tue Jul 16, 2002 10:11 am

I had a bottle of the 12-year-old unchillfiltered Poit Dubh, which was fine - not unlike the Famous Grouse Vintage vatted malt as I recall, although a bit more peaty. Not that much like Talisker. Maybe the vatting changes radically from year to year? The bottle I had was bought in 1999.
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Re: PoitDubh?

Postby bakur » Fri Aug 30, 2013 9:09 pm

poit dhubh comes in 8, 12, 21 and 30 year old versions although the 30 is a limited bottling. As far as I am aware they have never done a 10 year but would agree the 8 and 12 year olds are not great however the 21 year is excellent and available at a little over the price of a talisker 10 year old. The 30 year old first bottling in (black bottle, wooden presentation case) is superb but as far I can see no longer available.
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