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Re: What is your most recent (whisky) purchase.

Postby randall fairbrook » Sat Nov 03, 2007 1:55 am

hello all...i am a newbie here..my first post!

in the last month i have bought and tasted :

Lagavulin 16

Talisker 18

black bottle

van winkle 12 special reserve

buffalo trace

num num nummmmm!
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Re: What is your most recent (whisky) purchase.

Postby hpulley » Sat Nov 03, 2007 1:59 am

I was just complaining in July of finishing my last bottle of Bunnahabhain (a rum finished Dun Bheagan). Today I picked up a couple of bottles of the 18yo OB. Along with recent purchases of the 12yo OB and the 9yo CS Sig I now have a lot of Bunnahabhain in the house, which is a good thing. In fact, I have almost as many bottles of Bunny as of Ardbeg. Ah well, can never have too much around, will all get drunk at some point.

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Re: What is your most recent (whisky) purchase.

Postby ccrank.freeserve.co.uk » Sat Nov 03, 2007 10:21 pm

Waitrose Island 10yr old [Highland Park] £12.99 and a Caol Ila 12 for £20 .Then i blew my best intentions on cutting down on my whisky spending by getting a PC6, i just couldn't resist ,why am i so weak? {Any ideas would be most welcome ]
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Re: What is your most recent (whisky) purchase.

Postby jimidrammer » Sun Nov 04, 2007 12:07 am

Blew my holiday whisky budget today:

(2) Laphroaig 30yo
Another Pappy Van Winkle 15yo Bourbon
The new Wild Turkey American Spirit 15yo Bourbon
A Sazerac Rye, the 6yo

May make an even bigger haul on Monday. Gotta get 'em while they got 'em. I'm officially in hoarding mode. :oops:
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Re: What is your most recent (whisky) purchase.

Postby matthew2512 » Sun Nov 04, 2007 5:50 am

today i received two bottles for my birthday.
Linlithgow 1975 30 year old from the signatory cask strength collection. and a Clynelish 1995 10 year old from the same collection. im really looking forward to trying these two, but will probably save the Linlithgow for a very special occasion.
Has anyone tried either of these bottles or anything from the signatory cask strength collection? i would love to know what you think of them.
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Re: What is your most recent (whisky) purchase.

Postby pkt77242 » Sun Nov 04, 2007 6:20 am

I bought the Lagavulin DE today. I have been looking forward to trying this for a while.

Very sweet upfront with the usual peat and smoke showing up at the end. Overall I like it but I think I will have to spend a little more time with it before I can truly judge it.


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Re: What is your most recent (whisky) purchase.

Postby S_tan_De_mon » Sun Nov 04, 2007 7:58 am

Hello all:

Today's aquisitions were as follows:

1. Springbank Rum Wood 16 yr old (8 yrs bourbon wood & 8 yrs rum wood) @54.2%;
2. Sig Laphroaig 1999 7 yr @46%;
3. Sig Bunnahabhain 1997 9 yr @46% "Peated";
4. DTC Whisky Galore Springbank 1991 14 yr @51.1%;
5. Van Winkle 20 yr (S-W) bourbon @45.2%;
and,
6. Talisker OB 10 yr (as a birthday present for my wife's girlfriend's fiance').

Good stuff!

Slainte!

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Re: What is your most recent (whisky) purchase.

Postby dcb » Sun Nov 04, 2007 3:07 pm

recent visit to the shop: HP12 - $30, "The Speyside" 12 for $21, worth at least tyring for that price I figured, and Glenmo 10 in the new packaging (gift pack with two glasses) for $36. The new Glenmo bottles look quite nice.
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Re: What is your most recent (whisky) purchase.

Postby Spirit of Islay » Sun Nov 04, 2007 9:57 pm

125.10 from the SMWS , delicious !
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Re: What is your most recent (whisky) purchase.

Postby Muskrat Portage » Sun Nov 04, 2007 10:04 pm

pkt77242 wrote:I bought the Lagavulin DE today. I have been looking forward to trying this for a while....
Sean

Sean: What version (year) of the Laggy DE were you able to acquire? I've got the 1979 DE.

I've just acquired the following, after our tasting:
Aberlour A'Bunadh Batch 18 OB
Edradour Straight from the cask Madeira 1994 OB
Glen Rothes 12 yo 1994 OB (just a dram left there)
Isle of Jura 10 yo OB (New presentation)
Springbank 10 yo OB
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Re: What is your most recent (whisky) purchase.

Postby pkt77242 » Mon Nov 05, 2007 1:16 am

Musky,

I got the 1991/2007 Lagavulin DE. I am drinking it again right now and I am getting a little more smoke this time.

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Re: What is your most recent (whisky) purchase.

Postby dcb » Mon Nov 05, 2007 2:12 pm

lawschooldrunk wrote:were those glasses the ones made for nosing, with caps???

if they are I'm gonna freak because the manager of the store I frequent said he isn't aware of glenmo coming in a gift set after I told him it does! I'd get the glenmo just for the glasses!!!


the glasses don't have caps and they're technically "crystal tumblers" but they are quite nice, rounded, curved in at the top for nosing, etc.. This was from a NH shop so it should show up in their online inventory. I hadn't had the Glenmo in a while and actually did get it for the glasses and forgot that it's a nice dram anyway now that I've opened it. The tumblers are quite heavy, too, about an inch thick solid on the bottom.
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Re: What is your most recent (whisky) purchase.

Postby woodhill » Mon Nov 05, 2007 2:50 pm

Just bought 6 Bottles of Glenfarclas 25yr old (see whisky for sale post)

Will receive them on Friday!

:)
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Re: What is your most recent (whisky) purchase.

Postby les taylor » Mon Nov 05, 2007 3:06 pm

woodhill wrote:Just bought 6 Bottles of Glenfarclas 25yr old (see whisky for sale post)

Will receive them on Friday!

:)


WOW. :thumbsup:
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Re: What is your most recent (whisky) purchase.

Postby Mr Fjeld » Mon Nov 05, 2007 5:32 pm

les taylor wrote:
woodhill wrote:Just bought 6 Bottles of Glenfarclas 25yr old (see whisky for sale post)

Will receive them on Friday!

:)


WOW. :thumbsup:

Indeed! Very nice Woodhill :)
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Re: What is your most recent (whisky) purchase.

Postby clicker7 » Mon Nov 05, 2007 8:25 pm

I just picked up two more of my favorites -- I seem to have a lot of favorites!:

Talisker Dist. Edition (92)
Highland Park 15 (I really like the 15).

Yummm.

Cheers everyone,
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Re: What is your most recent (whisky) purchase.

Postby Les Paul » Mon Nov 05, 2007 9:56 pm

Highland Park 12 - New Packaging

This shyt is dynamite, son!!!!!!!! 8)
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Re: What is your most recent (whisky) purchase.

Postby rthomson » Tue Nov 06, 2007 12:32 am

jimidrammer wrote:Blew my holiday whisky budget today:

(2) Laphroaig 30yo


Does that "(2)" indicate that you bought two bottles? :o I don't suppose your holiday whisky budget includes any gifts for me. :lol: I tried a small pour of Laphroaig 30yo at the end of a whisky festival but didn't have the taste buds left to truly appreciate it. Enjoy!
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Re: What is your most recent (whisky) purchase.

Postby Lawrence » Tue Nov 06, 2007 7:40 am

Bowmore 12, MMcD Glen Elgin 12 and since it was gift day; Caol Ila 12 1 litre, Black Bottle 10yo smf Mortlach 12yo from Douglas Laing. People were nice to me!
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Re: What is your most recent (whisky) purchase.

Postby jimidrammer » Tue Nov 06, 2007 2:45 pm

rthomson wrote:
jimidrammer wrote:Blew my holiday whisky budget today:

(2) Laphroaig 30yo


Does that "(2)" indicate that you bought two bottles? :o I don't suppose your holiday whisky budget includes any gifts for me. :lol: I tried a small pour of Laphroaig 30yo at the end of a whisky festival but didn't have the taste buds left to truly appreciate it. Enjoy!
Ron


Yes, I think I burned a hole in my wallet. Then I turned around and got these yesterday on a day trip:

(5) Laphroaig 15yo (completely disappeared around home)
(1) Laphroaig 10yo C/S
(2) Lagavulin 1991 Distiller's Edition
(1) Glenfarclas 21yo

I'd like to say I'm done for the year, but I've got a Buffalo Trace Antique Collection and some Four Roses Small Batch & Single Barrel set aside for me to pick in two weeks. :oops:
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Re: What is your most recent (whisky) purchase.

Postby Delinquent » Tue Nov 06, 2007 3:11 pm

The postman dropped in the last two weeks:

- 2x Lagavulin 21y
- Brora 30y - 2005 Edition
- Brora 30y - 2002 Edition
- Port Ellen - 7th Release
- Laphroaig 30y
- Brora 1977/1998 Rare Malt
- Bowmore 30y - Seadragon - Old Edition

It's wonderful to buy my own christmas presents :)
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Re: What is your most recent (whisky) purchase.

Postby Mr Fjeld » Tue Nov 06, 2007 4:00 pm

Delinquent wrote:The postman dropped in the last two weeks:

- 2x Lagavulin 21y
- Brora 30y - 2005 Edition
- Brora 30y - 2002 Edition
- Port Ellen - 7th Release
- Laphroaig 30y
- Brora 1977/1998 Rare Malt
- Bowmore 30y - Seadragon - Old Edition

It's wonderful to buy my own christmas presents :)

Oh nice! Can you send the postman to my whereabouts please.......
:)
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Re: What is your most recent (whisky) purchase.

Postby K-Mile » Tue Nov 06, 2007 8:03 pm

Lots of nice purchases here these past days.

I'm still holding on to my money as I just deposited a guarantee for my new home, blowing away any savings I had... Guess I'll have to work a little bit harder ;)

edit: which doesn't mean I'm not still waiting for that Laga 21 to arrive at my local shop. Will get that one together with a Bowmore 21 (old style) as soon as it's there..
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Re: What is your most recent (whisky) purchase.

Postby K-Mile » Tue Nov 06, 2007 8:14 pm

lawschooldrunk wrote:by the way, following this forum is definitely making it easier (not necessarily a good thing) to spend more money than I would have normally! so, I understand you k-mile.

basically, out of sight out of mind


The thing is, that's how money works for me. I don't worry about it when it's gone, so I spend it as soon as I can ;)
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Re: What is your most recent (whisky) purchase.

Postby Sherried Malt » Wed Nov 07, 2007 1:15 am

The UPS man has been very good to me. He dropped off 2 Bruichladdich 1970s and a 1981 Talisker 20 yo today. Not to be outdone, the DHL guy dropped off 2 Lagavulin 21s. I loved it when they fight over me! :wink:

Life is good!
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Re: What is your most recent (whisky) purchase.

Postby Ganga » Wed Nov 07, 2007 1:50 am

I was just catching up with what everyone has purchased recently. I feel a bit woozy... :dead:
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Re: What is your most recent (whisky) purchase.

Postby SoMK » Wed Nov 07, 2007 9:15 pm

Great purchases over the last days ! :thumbsup: Woodhill, congrats on the 6 Glenfarclas 25yo. That's one of my fav !

I came across, accidentally of course, a Glengoyne 12 yo cask strength. Alone on its shelf at a very reasonnable price. IWHBRNT !
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Re: What is your most recent (whisky) purchase.

Postby les taylor » Wed Nov 07, 2007 9:38 pm

Ganga wrote:I was just catching up with what everyone has purchased recently. I feel a bit woozy... :dead:


Ganga I'm with you how do some of these guys pull off these stunts. I mean 2 x Laddie 1970's and 2 x Laga 21's on the same day. Its just not right.

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Re: What is your most recent (whisky) purchase.

Postby Wave » Wed Nov 07, 2007 10:25 pm

Just in from my favorite Fed-X man!
Lagavulin 21 750ml

Direct from K&L Wine Merchants of California
I was one of the lucky 6 that got a bottle from there,
All sold out now.


Cheers!
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Re: What is your most recent (whisky) purchase.

Postby randall fairbrook » Wed Nov 07, 2007 11:07 pm

just today:

laphroaig quarter cask - $42.99
the glenrothes set 3x100ml - 1991, 1987, select reserve

elijah craig bourbon 12 yr - $20.99
rowan's creek bourbon - 50 ml
noah's mill bourbon - 50 ml
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Re: What is your most recent (whisky) purchase.

Postby Les Paul » Wed Nov 07, 2007 11:38 pm

Damn you people with your Port Ellen Xth releases and Lagavulin 21yo's......!!!!!!! :evil:
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Re: What is your most recent (whisky) purchase.

Postby randall fairbrook » Thu Nov 08, 2007 2:11 am

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Re: What is your most recent (whisky) purchase.

Postby Wave » Thu Nov 08, 2007 3:46 am

Les Paul wrote:Damn you people with your Port Ellen Xth releases and Lagavulin 21yo's......!!!!!!! :evil:


I take it Ohio is a non-mail-to state?
As long as Illinois still allows it I'm gonna flaunt it! :mrgreen:


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Re: What is your most recent (whisky) purchase.

Postby Sherried Malt » Fri Nov 09, 2007 2:01 am

les taylor wrote:Ganga I'm with you how do some of these guys pull off these stunts. I mean 2 x Laddie 1970's and 2 x Laga 21's on the same day. Its just not right.
:|


Hey, I resemble that remark! Truth be told, I lucked into both. One shop just happened to get the Lagavulin in the day I inquired and they basically said, "How many do you want?" And the Laddies were just sitting on the shelf forever; there were tons of dust on the tins...

Every dog has his day... :D
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Re: What is your most recent (whisky) purchase.

Postby les taylor » Fri Nov 09, 2007 9:40 am

Sherried Malt wrote:
les taylor wrote:Ganga I'm with you how do some of these guys pull off these stunts. I mean 2 x Laddie 1970's and 2 x Laga 21's on the same day. Its just not right.
:|


Hey, I resemble that remark! Truth be told, I lucked into both. One shop just happened to get the Lagavulin in the day I inquired and they basically said, "How many do you want?" And the Laddies were just sitting on the shelf forever; there were tons of dust on the tins...

Every dog has his day... :D



Good work Sherried Malt but you can understand one or two of us being just a little green. :mrgreen: I hope you got the laddie 70's at a good price.
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