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Balblair 38yr and 24yr

Postby lincoln imp » Thu Dec 06, 2007 5:31 pm

I have been lucky enough to purchase these two bottles of Balblair recently. I have got them to drink not collect but before i decide which one to have a go at first i wondered if any other forum members had also tried them and what your thoughts are on these two bottlings. Also has anyone tried the 26,33 and 35yr bottles from that range.
Comments appreciated. LI
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Re: Balblair 38yr and 24yr

Postby Lugarteniente » Thu Dec 06, 2007 11:40 pm

I tasted the 38 year old.

Absolutely stunning. My favorite malt of all times.

What are you doing? Purchase one bottle!!! :shock:
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Re: Balblair 38yr and 24yr

Postby Willie JJ » Sat Dec 08, 2007 10:30 pm

Yes the 38 year old is truly outstanding. I've tried it on three separate occasions and never thought anything else.

I had a bottle of the 26 y.o. and thought it was also an extremely fine malt. Sadly it is no longer with me :( .

I haven't tried your 24 though. Sounds interesting.
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Re: Balblair 38yr and 24yr

Postby Willie JJ » Sun Dec 09, 2007 2:12 pm

You're right.

It is better to have drunk it all, than never to have drunk at all. :)
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Re: Balblair 38yr and 24yr

Postby Aidan » Tue Dec 11, 2007 6:04 pm

I had an old Balblair (29) bottled by David Stirk and it was excellent. An under-rated distillery, I think.
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Re: Balblair 38yr and 24yr

Postby hiccy » Wed Dec 12, 2007 12:14 am

Willie JJ wrote:It is better to have drunk it all, than never to have drunk at all. :)


I love that! :lol: :thumbsup:
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Re: Balblair 38yr and 24yr

Postby lincoln imp » Wed Dec 12, 2007 6:01 pm

Thanks gents for the comments so far, i am convinced. I have now bought another 38yr today. One to have and one to keep etc.Well it is Christmas after all.
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Re: Balblair 38yr and 24yr

Postby Willie JJ » Wed Dec 12, 2007 7:27 pm

Know what hiccy? I think I'll make it my signature.
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Re: Balblair 38yr and 24yr

Postby Willie JJ » Wed Dec 12, 2007 8:54 pm

Come over and I'll pay you in drams :)
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Re: Balblair 38yr and 24yr

Postby hiccy » Thu Dec 13, 2007 1:26 am

Good terms! :)
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Re: Balblair 38yr and 24yr

Postby Willie JJ » Thu Dec 13, 2007 1:43 am

You're welcome too. :thumbsup:
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Re: Balblair 38yr and 24yr

Postby Deactivated Member » Thu Dec 13, 2007 11:12 am

lawschooldrunk wrote:nah, I think I'll just take the money. 8)

What ever persuaded you into law school? ;)
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Re: Balblair 38yr and 24yr

Postby vdub » Thu Dec 20, 2007 11:46 am

lincoln imp wrote:I have been lucky enough to purchase these two bottles of Balblair recently. I have got them to drink not collect but before i decide which one to have a go at first i wondered if any other forum members had also tried them and what your thoughts are on these two bottlings. Also has anyone tried the 26,33 and 35yr bottles from that range.
Comments appreciated. LI


Hi Lincoln Imp. I have been trying to find a Balblair retailer in lincolnshire/grimsby area. Could you let me know where you manage to sources yours, thanks
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Re: Balblair 38yr and 24yr

Postby vdub » Thu Dec 20, 2007 11:46 am

lincoln imp wrote:I have been lucky enough to purchase these two bottles of Balblair recently. I have got them to drink not collect but before i decide which one to have a go at first i wondered if any other forum members had also tried them and what your thoughts are on these two bottlings. Also has anyone tried the 26,33 and 35yr bottles from that range.
Comments appreciated. LI


Hi Lincoln Imp. I have been trying to find a Balblair retailer in lincolnshire/grimsby area. Could you let me know where you manage to sources yours, thanks
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Re: Balblair 38yr and 24yr

Postby lincoln imp » Thu Dec 20, 2007 1:05 pm

I will send you a PM.
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