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Lagavulin 16YO but naked ;)

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Lagavulin 16YO but naked ;)

Postby bamber » Fri Jul 15, 2005 6:56 pm

Just had my first dram of Signatory Vintage Cask Strength Islay (Lagavulin 5YO CS) and WOW what a treat.

It's got that soft delicious Lagavulin peatiness, but with POWER and youth. About £22 from the duty free. If you're at the airport this is a must get. When you buy it you can shake your head at rookies buying Glenfiddich 30YO and JW blue :)
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Re: Lagavulin 16YO but naked ;)

Postby DaveM » Fri Jul 15, 2005 9:16 pm

bamber wrote:you can shake your head at rookies buying Glenfiddich 30YO and JW blue :)


:lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
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Postby Admiral » Sun Jul 17, 2005 11:29 am

There must be something in this.....I just enjoyed a generous dram of the heavily peated Jura 5yo!

It seems peat is obviously a good way to disguise youth. I'm not sure a 5yo Speysider would deliver the goods. Yet 5yo Lagavulin, (peated) Jura, Ardbeg VY, etc......

Perhaps the industry has found a new niche market to plunder! :D

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Postby bamber » Tue Jul 19, 2005 9:07 am

I'll give them my credit card details - Laphroaig 5YO, Talisker 5YO - yes please :)
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Postby Lawrence » Tue Jul 19, 2005 4:08 pm

Yes, the under 10 year old whiskies are proving to be quite interesting. I've had a few in the last while, Arran, Benromach, Ardbeg, etc good quality and not the 'immature spirit' that the industry has been warning us about.

Could they have been lying? :shock:
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Postby Lucky Luke » Tue Jul 19, 2005 9:06 pm

Lawrence :
Could they have been lying? :shock:

AS far as ARRAN and Pebderynb are proving to me : I sustain your critiscism ![quote] :roll:

As for me : i try to develop "the taste" : and i have been surprised by the "maturity" of some
"newbies"....
Blind and naïve solidarity ? :idea:
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