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Postby childo » Thu Jun 29, 2006 12:08 am

MGillespie wrote:I've said this before in this forum, but I love the Quarter Cask, and it's one of my true favorites. One of my local stores has started selling it for about $57 USD a bottle, and I can see myself keeping a bottle or two on the shelf as long as it's available...

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PA State Stores are selling it for $45!!
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Postby MGillespie » Thu Jun 29, 2006 1:45 am

I've noticed that...amazing what a monopoly can do right once in a while...

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Postby childo » Thu Jun 29, 2006 2:52 am

MGillespie wrote:I've noticed that...amazing what a monopoly can do right once in a while...

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My favorite was a $38 sale price for Ardbeg Ten. That didn't last long!
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Postby Arebee » Mon Jul 03, 2006 4:16 pm

Laphroaig 10 has been my favorite Malt since my first dram. All others I have tried, at any price, have not lived up to it. Even the Laph 15 I found to be less enjoyable than the 10.

Until I tried the QC.
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Postby les taylor » Mon Jul 03, 2006 9:27 pm

I love it I got a bottle from the Selection as a Friend of laphroiag when it was released I felt very priviliged. I'm now on my second bottle. with one in reserve.
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Postby plijutt » Sun Jul 09, 2006 2:36 am

Does anyone know why the Martine Nouet/Dave Broom's Whisky Magazine rating for Laphroaig Quarter Cask dropped from 8.5/8.5 to 3/4 between issues 47 and 50?

Is the new batch rubbish?
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Postby Mr Fjeld » Sun Jul 09, 2006 2:50 am

Hi plijutt - I think the explanation can be found in this thread:

http://www.whiskymag.com/forum/viewtopi ... 21&start=0

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Postby Bob & Jill » Thu Jul 13, 2006 8:23 pm

Due to the good reviews on the forum, we just bought two bottles of Laphroaig Q Cask (still unopened as yet)---just waiting for a special evening). The price is a little higher here out West $65 US, but we were lucky enough to get on sale for $52.
I thought I would check out info on it and found this nice page put out by the distiller:

http://www.laphroaig.com/qc/qc.htm

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Postby nicholtl » Sat Jul 15, 2006 1:35 am

I've still never seen this available anywhere in Los Angeles. I've seen the 10 year, 10 year CS, 15 year and 30, but only ever tried the quarter-cask at last year's SMWS tasting extravaganza.

And I'll be damned if it wasn't right up there with the 15 and 10 CS.
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Postby PuckJunkie » Sat Jul 15, 2006 2:05 am

nicholtl wrote:I've still never seen this available anywhere in Los Angeles. I've seen the 10 year, 10 year CS, 15 year and 30, but only ever tried the quarter-cask at last year's SMWS tasting extravaganza.

And I'll be damned if it wasn't right up there with the 15 and 10 CS.

Keep your eyes open, I'd never seen it here in Dallas until about a month ago, now it's in every store I enter!

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Postby kallaskander » Sat Jul 15, 2006 8:19 am

Hi there,

small wonder it belongs to Brown Forman now. They have anounced that Laphroaig will go on a 7/7 production scheme now.

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Postby childo » Mon Jul 17, 2006 2:23 am

PA state stores have it for $45. Bout ready for a backup bottle at that price!
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