adogranonthepitch wrote:buy the IB's to drink.
Over on this side of the pond we don't have the luxury of getting OB's from all of the distilleries, in fact I'd say at least half and from most distilleries we'll only get a selected few. If you want to try a whisky from a distillery that doesn't ship their OB's here like Ben Nevis, Glen Grant, Mortlach, etc. your only option outside of shipping direct from the UK are IB"s. Some IB's will
go up in value if that's your thing, a Port Ellen 24yr old 1978 The Whisky Shop 10th Anniversary Bottling I bought originally for £95 had gone up to £130 by the time the last bottles were sold, but I didn't buy it to sell as all in my collection, I bought it to drink ....eventually.
I've heard it's Excellent!