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Whisky for special occasions?

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Whisky for special occasions?

Postby Tryggestad » Sat Mar 22, 2014 7:19 pm

What bottle would you recommend in the 300-600 euro range for those special occasions when I want something more than my usual whisky? I have liked most of the whiskys I have had so far except for some really heavy peatmonster.
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Re: Whisky for special occasions?

Postby Ganga » Sun Mar 23, 2014 2:20 am

I'd suggest a quick look through WhiskyBase or The Whisky Exchange and we can comment on the particular whiskies.
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Re: Whisky for special occasions?

Postby whiskgeek » Mon Mar 24, 2014 4:32 am

What are your favorites?
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Re: Whisky for special occasions?

Postby Willie JJ » Mon Mar 24, 2014 10:42 pm

I can't understand why you would want to spend so much when it is possible to get awesome whiskies for much less
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Re: Whisky for special occasions?

Postby Tryggestad » Wed Mar 26, 2014 11:06 am

Some of the ones that I like the most are glenfarclas 25, Highland park 18, yamazaki 18 and Lagavulin 16. But I want something that feels more exclusive. An older glenfarclas like the 40 year old? Or a macallan? It doesnt matter if it costs less than 300 euro but I still want it to be something special. If you could choose any bottle up to 1000euros to open and have a drink from to celebrate the greatest thing ever happen to you in this life, which one would it be?
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Re: Whisky for special occasions?

Postby Ganga » Wed Mar 26, 2014 7:43 pm

I'll give you some of my thoughts regardless of the costs (because I don't know what they cost now).

Ardbeg Provenance
Springbank Local Barley (65 or 66)
Springbank 30 (red and gray parchment)
Macallan 25, 1972, Murray McDavid
Bowmore 1968, 32
Bowmore 1968, Duncan Taylor
Highland Park 27, Oklahoma Whisky Lovers
PLOWED Ardbeg, Brora and Springbank (if you can find.. :thumbsup: )
Glenfarclas 1965-05, Scott's
Mortlach 50, G&M Book of Kells 1938
Macallan 18, 1973
Bowmore 30 Sea Dragon
Tamdhu 38, Peerless/Duncan Taylor
Springbank 25, gold seal
PE, annual releases (varies a little between releases but 1-7 are all pretty good)
Bruichladdich 1970
Bruichladdich 40, Duncan Taylor
Springbank 15, thistle label
Springbank 12, 100 proof US release
Springbank 35, 1965, Murray McDavid
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