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Has anybody tasted single malt whisky

Postby mona06 » Fri Feb 22, 2008 3:43 pm

I want to know if anybody tasted single malt whisky? can anybody tell what will be a good buy?
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Re: Has anybody tasted single malt whisky

Postby martin grant » Fri Feb 22, 2008 3:56 pm

mona06 wrote:I want to know if anybody tasted single malt whisky?


Tasted the stuff a few times now. All a bit over-rated for me to be honest
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Re: Has anybody tasted single malt whisky

Postby Deactivated Member » Fri Feb 22, 2008 4:03 pm

mona06 wrote:I want to know if anybody tasted single malt whisky? can anybody tell what will be a good buy?


That's pretty much like 'Has anyone tasted wine'. There are hundreds to choose from, from all around the world, and it's very much an individual thing.

Just go into your local supermarket and see what they have and start trying them out :)
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Re: Has anybody tasted single malt whisky

Postby les taylor » Fri Feb 22, 2008 4:06 pm

Never. You'd not catch me doing something like that. :o



















































This month. :)
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Re: Has anybody tasted single malt whisky

Postby martin grant » Fri Feb 22, 2008 4:07 pm

You can't have long left to go now Les! When does your self imposed abstinence come to an end?
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Re: Has anybody tasted single malt whisky

Postby Deactivated Member » Fri Feb 22, 2008 4:07 pm

Collector57 wrote:For example in the UK I might suggest Glen Moray - very inexpensive, not offensive to the majority of palates and a fairly clean start to the world of malts


Good suggestion. Still around £15 in the supermarkets I think.
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Postby les taylor » Fri Feb 22, 2008 4:09 pm

martin grant wrote:You can't have long left to go now Les! When does your self imposed abstinence come to an end?


It's meant to be next Friday. :o
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Re: Has anybody tasted single malt whisky

Postby Deactivated Member » Fri Feb 22, 2008 4:11 pm

les taylor wrote:
martin grant wrote:You can't have long left to go now Les! When does your self imposed abstinence come to an end?


It's meant to be next Friday. :o


*slides a glass of Ardbeg under Les's nose...

You know you want to.
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Re: Has anybody tasted single malt whisky

Postby mona06 » Fri Feb 22, 2008 5:01 pm

Thanks all of you for the information. I am from India and I want to know more about it. I was adviced to check http://www.whiskycircle.com in which one of my friend is a member. This site has some information on rare whisky blends provided you are a member.
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Re: Has anybody tasted single malt whisky

Postby martin grant » Fri Feb 22, 2008 5:11 pm

Collector57 wrote:Do we have any members in India who can help out with what's available over there?

If so, chip in guys!


Bond would be the man for this job. You'll find him holed up in New Delhi
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Re: Has anybody tasted single malt whisky

Postby irishwhiskeychaser » Fri Feb 22, 2008 6:01 pm

Hi mona & Welcome. Can you give us some of your drinking experience .... not have often you go out or anything... :)

What do you drink now ...
Amrut?
Blends? i.e Johnnie Walk Red Black Gold, Teachers, Ballintines, Chivas, Black & White etc

if so which then we can start exploring your next step.

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Re: Has anybody tasted single malt whisky

Postby Reggaeblues » Fri Feb 22, 2008 7:06 pm

Amrut Single Malt Indian ain't a world away from a decent Speyside Single Malt Scotch. Not a bad place to start if that's where you are and it's available. I really enjoyed my bottle.

good luck on your journey of discovery! There are so many to choose from and some distinct basic flavours you will come to know and love.

No rush! Tasting single malt is like a yoga/meditation for your mouth!
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Re: Has anybody tasted single malt whisky

Postby oldrip57 » Sat Feb 23, 2008 12:57 am

mona06 wrote:...I was adviced to check http://www.whiskycircle.com in which one of my friend is a member. This site has some information on rare whisky blends provided you are a member.


Hmmm...Just joined out of curiosity and discovered I'm Member #10. A single forum post so far, from the administrator. Of course, now, I suppose having a link posted on this forum can't but be a help in recruiting :roll: ...
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Re: Has anybody tasted single malt whisky

Postby Reggaeblues » Sat Feb 23, 2008 3:55 am

Collector57 wrote:
martin grant wrote:
mona06 wrote:I want to know if anybody tasted single malt whisky?


Tasted the stuff a few times now. All a bit over-rated for me to be honest

Oh No!!! There's no "Irony" smiley!


"Irony?" Izzat a new tasting note from Jim Murray? ...as in "Seaweedy?" "Peaty?" or "Metallic?"

Has anybody tasted single malt whisky, you ask? I'm tasting one right now! It be a Glenlivet Nadurra. Lovely...

After 8 years of enthusiastic dramming, whisky still springs surprises, and I'm still just scratching the surface.

Marvellous stuff, Mona!
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Re: Has anybody tasted single malt whisky

Postby Reggaeblues » Sat Feb 23, 2008 4:04 am

'Ere Les! We're talking about you over on the "Back Off The Wagon" thread! Believe it's dedicated to you and your (non) drinking habit!

Better get your a*** over there and defend yourself!!
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