jazz lover wrote:Go with the Farclas 71
I just finished a bottle of Farclas 40 and IMO overrated..
1824 Banff Distillery was first established in 1824 as the "Mill of Banff", then "Inverboyndie Distillery" by James (Mc)Killigan.
1863 A new Banff distillery is rebuilt on a different site after fire damage by James Simpson Jr.
1877 Distillery is rebuilt after another fire.
1941 On August 16th 1941 a single enemy aircraft bombed the site in the second world war. Intoxicates local animal population.
1959 One of the stills explode whilst being repaired by a coppersmith, destroying the still and earning Scottish Malt Distillers a £15 fine for contravening safety regulations.
1983 Whisky production finally stops and distillery was demolished.
1991 The last building of the distillery was destroyed by a fire.
Fscott wrote:Well, it seems that Spaniards make good wives as well. Mine gave me a Speymalt 1971 Macallan for my birthday, with orders to open it and drink it. I just finished a dram and it was incredible. I didn't let the 27Âº C stop me either. As it was bottled in 2009, I might post some notes in the April live tasting. (if we do the 00s in the end)
Anyway good on you Airi and Mrs. Muskrat and of course my lovely wife.