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Glen Ord Christmas Whisky Fare - 3 Dec 2006

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Glen Ord Christmas Whisky Fare - 3 Dec 2006

Postby Onefortheditch » Sun Dec 03, 2006 1:11 am

3 dec 2006 from 12.30-16.00

I hope to be one of the first in the door. Whisky from closed distillers in Inverness going at discounted prices!!

I'll let you know what I bought!!

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It was right under my nose!!

Postby Onefortheditch » Sun Dec 03, 2006 4:59 pm

Glen Ord is a very nice wee distillery and I would recommend it to any visitors! It has a good visitor centre with a big window into the warehoose so you can see the casks resting. I'm very ashamed to say this is the first time I've visited it and I've never tasted Glen Ord....yet....that will change shortly.

I bought 2 bottles. A Millburn 25YO Rare Malts and a Glen Albyn 26 YO Rare Malts. Both distilled in 1975. Both cask strength, one over 60%. Had a small nose and taste of each and both were excellent. :)

(Incidently the Millburn runs past my hoose)

And the best bit....they both retail at approx £70, (Royal
Mile Whiskies has the Glen Albyn at £69.50) but there was a 20% discount, so I got them for £56 each :) :)

Info for collectors....Glen Ord are re-branding next year.

Has anyone tried Glen Ord?
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Re: It was right under my nose!!

Postby Deactivated Member » Mon Dec 04, 2006 6:30 am

Onefortheditch wrote:Info for collectors....Glen Ord are re-branding next year.


Again?
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Postby Onefortheditch » Mon Dec 04, 2006 8:16 pm

Yes again. Don't know when they rebranded last time?

They are also bringing out a new 18YO whisky.
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Postby vitara7 » Mon Dec 04, 2006 8:48 pm

they rebranded a couple fo years back from the tall slender bottles to the dumpy square ones, hopfully theyve seen sence and go back the way
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Glen Ord 12YO Prices

Postby Onefortheditch » Sat Dec 09, 2006 1:03 am

Geln Ord price at Inverness whisky shop = £29.99
Glen Ord price at Muir of Ord petrol station = £15.99
Difference in price = £14.00
Miles apart = about 11

:shock:

(I'm drinking it now....it's very good)
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