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Highland Park 21

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Highland Park 21

Postby Whisky » Mon Feb 09, 2009 1:33 pm

I don't think I've ever seen for sale on the 'net. (I appreciate it's for sale in Duty Free shops.)
Anyone tried this? Particularly, how does it stack up against the 18?
Many thanks in advance.
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Re: Highland Park 21

Postby vivbao » Mon Feb 09, 2009 2:56 pm

Almost finished my bottle. It is fantastic and all my friends like this one. Smooth with the typical highland park notes. Not tried the 18 though. :oops:
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Re: Highland Park 21

Postby laddie teun » Mon Feb 09, 2009 3:42 pm

must admit i was a bit sceptic when i saw this bottling
but bought it anyhow
I really like this one. Dangerously easy drinking while being highly enjoyable
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Re: Highland Park 21

Postby laddie teun » Mon Feb 09, 2009 8:58 pm

open that bottle!!!
or drop by in my SM cellar and i'll give you a dram
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Re: Highland Park 21

Postby Ryguy » Mon Feb 09, 2009 11:00 pm

I really like the HP 21, in fact I much prefer it over the 18 OB. It's all a matter of preference really, but especially for the price the 21yo is waaaay better IMO.
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Re: Highland Park 21

Postby Dram fine idea » Mon Feb 09, 2009 11:20 pm

I would recommend HP21. I did a tasting of the range when at the distillery (12, 16, 18, 21, 25 and 30). The 21 was the best in my opinion. I then tried the Ambassadors Cask no 3 and bought one of the few remaining bottles of that :D
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Re: Highland Park 21

Postby Klas » Tue Feb 10, 2009 8:59 pm

Quite different style compared to the 18 y.o I would say.
I like both of them!

Come on C_I, open it!
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Re: Highland Park 21

Postby Whisky » Wed Feb 11, 2009 9:43 am

How much is the 21?
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Re: Highland Park 21

Postby laddie teun » Wed Feb 11, 2009 11:47 am

I payed 75,- euro's at Aberdeen aiport
but that was early november
pound was a bit higher then i believe
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Re: Highland Park 21

Postby Whisky » Wed Feb 11, 2009 3:40 pm

That's a pretty good price. Absolute bargain when the pound was stronger against the Euro.
I treated myself to this on the back of this thread:
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Re: Highland Park 21

Postby bamber » Wed Feb 11, 2009 7:32 pm

Very good - I think I probably still prefer the 18yo out of the 12, 16, 18, 21, 25, 30 though. A very close second and a little bit different with more bourbon and a fresher profile.
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Re: Highland Park 21

Postby Whisky » Thu Feb 12, 2009 1:42 pm

I tried some 12 year old last night and there was an unusual, burnt rubber aftertaste to it, which I've never encountered before. Not unpleasant, just different to other 12 year old HPs I've tried.
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Re: Highland Park 21

Postby MacPete » Fri Feb 13, 2009 10:29 pm

C_I wrote:Don't say that! Now I have to push it further back to prevent me from "accidentally" opening it...


Hmmm, I also have a closed bottle taking up cupboard space.... Guess I'll have to pop it then :iwbrnt:

Life's tough :)
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