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Postby duckmcf » Tue Apr 03, 2007 5:33 am

Hi Everyong,
I just checked out the Ardbeg website (for the first time in a long time) and noticed that they have, "Almost There", listed for 30quid.
Has anyone tried it yet?

https://www.ardbeg.com/Shop.asp?Cat=16#503
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Postby Spirit of Islay » Tue Apr 03, 2007 6:44 am

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Postby les taylor » Tue Apr 03, 2007 8:39 am

Hi duckmcf Spiirt of Islay is right we have been this discussing this for the last month or so. It's been quite interesting too. :)
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Postby duckmcf » Tue Apr 03, 2007 1:08 pm

les taylor wrote:Hi duckmcf Spiirt of Islay is right we have been this discussing this for the last month or so. It's been quite interesting too. :)

Thanks Guys.
Sorry I missed the earlier discussion, I really should check in here more often. :oops:
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Postby les taylor » Tue Apr 03, 2007 1:33 pm

Hi duckmcf we missed you. Glad you're back. :wink:



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Postby hpulley » Wed Apr 04, 2007 12:52 pm

Excellent news, my deposit was accepted and the order entered on March 29th! With luck, Almost There will be here by May... such a sad place for whisky in which I live....

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Postby les taylor » Wed Apr 04, 2007 1:28 pm

Congratulations Harry I hope its worth the wait for you.


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Postby martin grant » Wed Apr 04, 2007 3:49 pm

Thats great news Harry.
Hope you've stocked up with a few bottles!
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Postby hpulley » Wed Apr 04, 2007 4:14 pm

martin grant wrote:Thats great news Harry.
Hope you've stocked up with a few bottles!


It may only be ordered by the case and I'm fixing the mistake I made with Ardbeg Still Young in only ordering one case and waiting until I needed more to try a reorder (now sold out at Glenmorangie, which is the only Ardbeg supplier the LCBO deals with). So I ordered cases of Almost There, not bottles...

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Postby les taylor » Wed Apr 04, 2007 5:31 pm

Harry wrote:-

So I ordered cases of Almost There, not bottles...

Harry


My man that's the way to go. 8)
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Postby Di Blasi » Fri Apr 20, 2007 2:03 am

Has anyone else noticed, on the side of the box of the Ardbeg Almost There, where they've quoted fans, our dear friend Gordon Homer, aka Spirit of Islay, has been quoted!!!! Take a closer look...
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Postby Spirit of Islay » Sat Apr 21, 2007 3:28 pm

Available for Ardbeg Carton and Whisky Bible Signings , Reasonable rates.......
:lol: :lol: :lol: :wink:
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Postby les taylor » Sat Apr 21, 2007 3:48 pm

Committee Member 1066. Congratulations how cool is that. You should flat pavk the box and frame it. It's definetly something to tell your grandchildren.

Nice one gordon.



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Postby Mr Fjeld » Sat Apr 21, 2007 5:26 pm

les taylor wrote:Committee Member 1066.
:D

A very very bad year!
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Postby les taylor » Sat Apr 21, 2007 5:37 pm

Mr Fjeld wrote:
les taylor wrote:Committee Member 1066.
:D

A very very bad year!



Mr Fjeld I gues it depends if your name is Harold or William.


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Postby Spirit of Islay » Sat Apr 21, 2007 5:45 pm

I find it very easy to remember actually , the first time i met Jackie she asked me my number and ws amazed i could remember it as most members couldn't remember theirs , just said "Dead easy , Battle of Hastings !"
Now my SMWS Membership number is another matter.......
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Postby Mr Fjeld » Sat Apr 21, 2007 6:26 pm

Very well done Gordon and Les! :D

Gordon, I sincerely hope your smws membership number isn't 1263.......

les taylor wrote: Mr Fjeld I gues it depends if your name is Harold or William.


:)

True, but the most unlucky fact is that King Harold fought off Harald Hardråde of Norway who was also "almost there" .......
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Postby Deactivated Member » Sat Apr 21, 2007 6:55 pm

No point calling these good events or bad--they are history, and very likely none of us of British extraction would exist if things had not happened just as they did.

Lovers of language can certainly be happy about the Norman invasion, since it made English the language it is today. Folks who would like more consistent spelling rules wouldn't be too pleased, though.
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Postby Mr Fjeld » Sat Apr 21, 2007 6:59 pm

MrTattieHeid wrote:No point calling these good events or bad--they are history.........

It was only meant as a joke Mr T. - no ugly nationalism on my behalf :)
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Postby Deactivated Member » Sat Apr 21, 2007 8:55 pm

Mr Fjeld wrote:
MrTattieHeid wrote:No point calling these good events or bad--they are history.........

It was only meant as a joke Mr T. - no ugly nationalism on my behalf :)


And it was only meant as meandering philosophical musing--no taking it too seriously on my part! :wink:
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