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Postby kljostad » Wed Apr 18, 2007 8:38 am

I was sad when I finished off my Lagavulin Distillers Edition, as they only sold it at the Tax Free shops. But now they sell it at my local Winemonopoly, so I am a happy camper again.

But I will be very sad the day I finish my Ardbeg Uigedahl. That is s brilliant whisky, and it is not easy to find around here.
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Postby kljostad » Wed Apr 18, 2007 8:39 am

killerwhale wrote:ack, back to back posts.... must seem like I drink a lot.... :lol:


Well, after all, you are a big Killer Whale, so I guess it takes some drams before you feel it? :)
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Postby killerwhale » Wed Apr 18, 2007 8:45 am

kljostad wrote:
killerwhale wrote:ack, back to back posts.... must seem like I drink a lot.... :lol:


Well, after all, you are a big Killer Whale, so I guess it takes some drams before you feel it? :)

big in username & spirit only... :lol:
the username comes from the killerwhale on my arm & the family that swam by me a number of years back.... :)
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Postby Deactivated Member » Wed Apr 18, 2007 6:38 pm

I finished off a bottle of Balvenie 91 Port wood not so long ago. It was a lovely whisky. I must get another soon.
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Postby TheLaddie » Thu Apr 19, 2007 12:44 am

Just poured my last dram of Bunny 12. I must console myself in my bottle of Peated Bunny...
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Postby Di Blasi » Thu Apr 19, 2007 1:46 am

I'm avoiding the "empty status" by not pouring myself that SMWS Yoichi 18y, there are only a few left. And now regretting I didn't pick up their latest bottling of this distillery.
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Postby Mustardhead » Thu Apr 19, 2007 11:24 pm

Ganga wrote:Signatory Ardbeg 1967, 30-yo. Alas my good friend I knew ye well.


That sounds like a bottle worth remembering!
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Postby Mustardhead » Thu Apr 19, 2007 11:26 pm

My bottle of 11 year old Imperial died a few days ago and tonight it's the turn of my Glenmorangie Artisan Cask, a delicious whisky which I hope Glenmorangie will continue to produce for a little while. I'd like to try a few more bottles before they move on to something else.

Still, this does mean there's room for a few more to be opened....
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Postby Di Blasi » Fri Apr 20, 2007 1:56 am

I've just poured the last of the Glengoyne 16y single cask limited edition, mini! It didn't last nearly long enough. Lucky I have another!
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Postby Les Paul » Fri Apr 20, 2007 2:47 am

Just finished the Glenlivet 18. I really enjoyed this SMSW, despite it being very mainstream.
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Postby killerwhale » Wed Apr 25, 2007 7:18 am

as noted in another board.... Lagavulin 16..... :cry:
expensive yet so yummy.... I wonder when I will have such great scotch pass my lips again??
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Postby Oiler_Kiwi99 » Wed Apr 25, 2007 5:47 pm

The good lady and myself finished the last of the Balvenie 14yo Roasted Malt. A bloody good dram. Will need to see if Oddbins in Glasgow have any left as we purchased it 8 weeks or so ago.
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Postby Wave » Tue May 15, 2007 6:02 pm

Poured my last dram from a Port Ellen 23yo '78 Signatory 56.7%, bottle #116 of 229 last night.
A beautifully peated PE. :dead:


Cheers!
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Postby Frodo » Thu May 17, 2007 11:09 am

Caol Ila CS OB. Not a bad dram - very drinkable. Not very complex, and the price puts me off buying another (unless its on sale) but NOTHING wrong with the dram. Rustic in a way that speaks to me unlike the Laga 12 CS OB.

Smokey, Sulphery (but blends in well) with some iodine. Flavours front and centre - nothing subtle.
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Postby Mustardhead » Thu May 17, 2007 8:56 pm

The Glenmorangie Cellar 13 died a week or so back and a Caol Ila 12 last night. Although I have more of the same in stock and thoroughly enjoyed them I'll be looking to something different in each case.
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Postby Dubois » Fri May 25, 2007 2:56 pm

Lagavulin 12 Yrs. :(

Can't wait to get a new one. :D
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Postby bond » Sun May 27, 2007 8:45 pm

Bruichladdich 10 yo
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Postby mxyzptlk » Tue May 29, 2007 5:11 pm

Aberlour a'bunadh batch 19.. Gotta get me another one of those.
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Postby Reggaeblues » Tue May 29, 2007 8:09 pm

Taliskers 10 and 18.

...interesting to compare.

Thankfully I got a spare of each.

with current supermarket deals, " IWBRNT !"
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Postby l'chaim » Wed May 30, 2007 4:24 am

Nadurra. :dead:

That was good.
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Postby Deactivated Member » Wed May 30, 2007 4:58 pm

The last of my Balblair 38 has gone for good. Don't know if I'll get my hands on another :cry:
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Postby Knolly » Thu May 31, 2007 9:12 am

Dubois wrote:Lagavulin 12 Yrs. :(

Can't wait to get a new one. :D


Gotta agree with this!

Laga 12 was gone - soooo sad. Then the liquor board brought in some more - now I'm much happier (and poorer)! If it wasn't so damn expensive, I think I'd get a case...

:)
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Postby hpulley » Fri Jun 29, 2007 1:41 am

Not my last bottle yet but finished my current bottle of Ardbeg Still Young. I still think I prefer Almost There but each of the 'evolution' series is different. This one is a little zingy from youth but wow what a finish!

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Postby les taylor » Fri Jun 29, 2007 8:28 am

Glengoyne 17 :dead: I have got to get another one of these.



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Postby killerwhale » Sun Jul 01, 2007 7:09 am

Talisker 18.... man this is good and it'll be missed.... though I'm glad I bought this :thumbsup: :thumbsup:
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Postby r900p » Tue Jul 03, 2007 7:34 pm

Sad to see empty, i'm sure most have had bottles that you'll never have again for whatevr reason.

Does anyone have an views about keeping labels?

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Postby les taylor » Tue Jul 03, 2007 11:08 pm

I think LFW do something with removing safely Whisky bottle labels. So as to keep them.
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Postby Paul A Jellis » Tue Jul 03, 2007 11:30 pm

They do indeed Les, but at 75p each and £22.99 for the binder it may be cheaper to build an extension to house the empty bottles!
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Postby Deactivated Member » Wed Jul 04, 2007 3:54 am

I've saved quite a few labels. Unfortunately they're still attached to the bottles! :oops:
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Postby Lawrence » Sat Jul 07, 2007 12:49 am

Murray McDavid Ben Nevis 6 yo (bourbon/port). Very nice!
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Postby Drrich1965 » Sat Jul 07, 2007 2:32 am

Lawrence wrote:Murray McDavid Ben Nevis 6 yo (bourbon/port). Very nice!


Well, at least im not the only one......
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Postby hpulley » Thu Jul 12, 2007 3:05 am

The glass isn't empty yet but the bottle is, Ardbeg TEN, my last one of the moment!

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Postby les taylor » Thu Jul 12, 2007 8:26 am

Rare malts Glen Ord 23 year old gone. :dead: :cry:
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Postby Reggaeblues » Thu Jul 12, 2007 1:46 pm

...supplies of Glenmorangie 10! Yes! Just received Milroy's newsletter...

Seems they are revising their range. I'll do a "copy and paste" in a mo'.

so it is. R.I.P to a whisky that never tastes the same twice(and that's a compliment!)
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Postby Reggaeblues » Thu Jul 12, 2007 1:49 pm

As promised, folks. this COULD be a new thread, but i'm being lazy...

From Philip Shorten at Milroy's:

GLENMORANGIE DISTILLERY

You heard it here first - the Glenmorangie distillery is overhauling its entire range. All of the current bottlings will disappear, some forever (bye-bye Glenmorangie 10yo, 15 yo, 30yo, 1977, Wood Finishes...sniff, sniff). Others will be replaced by new incarnations (more to come on that front soon – suffice to say, expect to see fancier bottles and packaging and higher prices). Enthusiasts and collectors may wish to stock up now as we are clearing our remaining stocks of Glenmorangie to make way for the new releases.



GLENMORANGIE 10 year old

Au revoir Glenmorangie 10 year old, bonjour Glenmorangie “Original” (bottled with no age indication but said to be at least 10 years old).

£26.95 per bottle – last stocks



GLENMORANGIE 15 year old

In any re-branding overhaul there are winners and losers – Glenmorangie 15 year old will disappear when the new leaner and slicker range is released.

£35 per bottle – last stocks



GLENMORANGIE 18 year old

Glenmorangie 18 year old will stay part of the range, but expect it to almost double in price to at least £80 (nice box though).

£45.95 per bottle – last stocks



GLENMORANGIE Wood Finishes

The current range of wood finishes (of which Glenmorangie was the pioneer) is being rationalised and will be replaced by three new wood finish bottlings (Oloroso Sherry, Port and Sauternes) and will be priced at different levels (ie: more).

£33.95 per bottle – last stocks



GLENMORANGIE 1977

To quote Queen, Another One Bites the Dust. Now is the time to secure your last bottle or two of Glenmorangie 1977 if you are a fan. News is that that the last batch will contain a personal "Farewell ‘77" letter from the distillery manager himself.

£110 per bottle – last stocks



GLENMORANGIE 30 year old

The oldest standard release in the current Glenmorangie range will be undergoing a makeover – a few Botox injections and a judicious touch of lip gloss and you will have Glenmorangie 25 year old.

£195 per bottle – last stocks
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