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by Wave
Tue Sep 27, 2011 5:44 pm
Forum: Whisky Chat
Topic: What is your most recent (whisky) purchase.
Replies: 10889
Views: 1046776

Re: What is your most recent (whisky) purchase.

Today at Cadenheads, Glenrothes 19yo 1989 Cadenhead Sherry Barrel 58.3%


Cheers!
by Wave
Sun Sep 25, 2011 4:01 pm
Forum: Whisky Chat
Topic: What did you drink last night?
Replies: 12285
Views: 1232361

Re: What did you drink last night?

Last night at the Bow Bar (Edinburgh), Octomore 3rd Edition, Aberlour 21yo Cadenheads (Bourbon cask) and Mortloch 20yo Signatory Cask Strength Edition (black can) Re-fill Sherry. The Morty was particularly tasty!

Cheers!
by Wave
Fri Sep 23, 2011 5:45 pm
Forum: Whisky Chat
Topic: What are you drinking now?
Replies: 24092
Views: 1630142

Re: What are you drinking now?

Ooops! 2nd Kilchoman 2011 Spring Release is actually a 3yo (was told it was a 5yo). Females rarely get it right anyway.
by Wave
Fri Sep 23, 2011 5:35 pm
Forum: Whisky Chat
Topic: What are you drinking now?
Replies: 24092
Views: 1630142

Re: What are you drinking now?

Tastings of today, at the Kilchoman distillery - Inauguration 3yo (gritty and not in a good way) and 2011 Spring Release 5yo Sherry finish (a lot nicer), at Bruichladdich - Coast Of The Gaels Valinch Figuero Cask Aced 49.8% (My my!) and at the Lochside in Bowmore an Octomore 4.1 167ppm 62.5% (Sweet ...
by Wave
Fri Sep 23, 2011 5:18 pm
Forum: Whisky Chat
Topic: What is your most recent (whisky) purchase.
Replies: 10889
Views: 1046776

Re: What is your most recent (whisky) purchase.

Went to the Bruichladdich distillery today and bought 2 Valinches. 1 Current - Coast Of The Gaels 19yo Figuero cask Aced, 1 past - Mayor Of Islay (Peru) 18yo re-fill Sherry casked (replacing the one I opened for my b-day). Later in Bowmore at the Islay Whisky Shop an Octomore 4 167ppm 62.5%. Cheers!
by Wave
Thu Sep 22, 2011 5:02 pm
Forum: Whisky Chat
Topic: What are you drinking now?
Replies: 24092
Views: 1630142

Re: What are you drinking now?

Ardbeg Corryvreckan, I liked it better than the Alligator I had last night.


Cheers!
by Wave
Tue Sep 20, 2011 3:31 pm
Forum: Whisky Chat
Topic: What is your most recent (whisky) purchase.
Replies: 10889
Views: 1046776

Re: What is your most recent (whisky) purchase.

Ohhh, just a bottle of Longrow 10 from The Whisky Shop in Glasgow. I need a bottle for my journeys in Scotland for the next couple of weeks. :mrgreen:


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by Wave
Fri Aug 19, 2011 5:11 am
Forum: Whisky Chat
Topic: Sirit of Islay Returns
Replies: 1
Views: 685

Re: Sirit of Islay Returns

Thanks Willie! Just registered!


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by Wave
Wed Jul 27, 2011 4:05 am
Forum: Whisky Chat
Topic: What are you drinking now?
Replies: 24092
Views: 1630142

Re: What are you drinking now?

Gawd! Another birthday! I did indeed open something special for the day,

Bruichladdich The Mayor Of Islay Valinch 18yo 1988 sherry cask 58.5%
Super sherry!


Cheers!
by Wave
Wed Jul 20, 2011 9:13 pm
Forum: Whisky Chat
Topic: What is your most recent (whisky) purchase.
Replies: 10889
Views: 1046776

Re: What is your most recent (whisky) purchase.

A small shipment from Binnys

Bunnahabhain 30yo 1978 A.D. Rattray 57.2%
GlenDronach 15yo 1995 Pedro Ximinez Single Cask 58%


Cheers!
by Wave
Sun Jul 17, 2011 6:34 pm
Forum: Whisky Chat
Topic: What is your most recent (whisky) purchase.
Replies: 10889
Views: 1046776

Re: What is your most recent (whisky) purchase.

I have bought anything in a while but it's getting close to another B day and I have to at least treat myself with a bottle or three. Found this little number yesterday in town.

Highland Park 17yo 1991 Signatory Un-chillfiltered Collection

A Binnys shipment coming soon
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by Wave
Wed Jun 22, 2011 10:06 pm
Forum: Whisky Tastings
Topic: Cadenhead Classic Highland Pure Malt?
Replies: 2
Views: 1296

Re: Cadenhead Classic Highland Pure Malt?

Usually discontinued items go UP in price Not on this side of the big pond, the last bottles of many types of liquor normally end up in a bargain bin even SMW, specially if they've been sitting there for a long time taking up shelf space. I've even found (and bought) Ardbeg '77 in a bargain bin! Ch...
by Wave
Fri Apr 29, 2011 2:01 pm
Forum: Questions & Answers
Topic: Plans for Scotch, Edinburgh and Scotland
Replies: 11
Views: 3147

Re: Plans for Scotch, Edinburgh and Scotland

For purchasing suggestions I'd definately go for some of the expressions that a) can only be purchased in person from the distillery eg Blair Athol, Glendronach and/or b) 'fill your own' straight from the cask eg at Aberlour(best value tour by far),Glendronach, Benromach. Thanks for the tip on the ...
by Wave
Sun Apr 24, 2011 6:11 am
Forum: Whisky Chat
Topic: What is your current whisky want?
Replies: 16
Views: 3077

Re: What is your current whisky want?

I've had a Nikon D7000 DSLR kit with a Nikkor 18-200mm f/3.5-5.6G VR II lens on back order for the last month but it looks like that deal is going to fall through since that sale ends next week. So to ease my sorrow I've been eying a recent Glenlochy 29yo Signatory Cask Strength Edition at Loch Fyne...
by Wave
Sun Apr 24, 2011 5:23 am
Forum: Questions & Answers
Topic: Plans for Scotch, Edinburgh and Scotland
Replies: 11
Views: 3147

Re: Plans for Scotch, Edinburgh and Scotland

Ooops, my bad.
by Wave
Sun Apr 24, 2011 5:17 am
Forum: Questions & Answers
Topic: Plans for Scotch, Edinburgh and Scotland
Replies: 11
Views: 3147

Re: Plans for Scotch, Edinburgh and Scotland

[quote="well-sherried"]Wave, Thanks! Right now we're planning tours at the Edradour, Oban and most likely Glenlivet, but so many choices. I've been to Pitlochry but toured the Blair Athol Distillery instead and couldn't make it to Edradour, they used to know as the smallest distillery in S...
by Wave
Sun Apr 24, 2011 3:31 am
Forum: Whisky Tastings
Topic: Aberlour a'bunadh #32 - sulfur?
Replies: 11
Views: 3467

Re: Aberlour a'bunadh #32 - sulfur?

Mmmm, sounds tasty, I rather like a the sulfur match effect at times. but we're still at Batch #30 :|


Cheers!
by Wave
Sun Apr 24, 2011 3:18 am
Forum: Whisky Chat
Topic: What is your most recent (whisky) purchase.
Replies: 10889
Views: 1046776

Re: What is your most recent (whisky) purchase.

I haven't bought much lately though I picked up a Laphroaig 10 CS Batch 002 and an El Dorado 12yo Rum today.


Cheers!
by Wave
Sat Apr 23, 2011 8:47 am
Forum: Questions & Answers
Topic: Plans for Scotch, Edinburgh and Scotland
Replies: 11
Views: 3147

Re: Plans for Scotch, Edinburgh and Scotland

I love Edinburgh, my favorite city outside of the USA. You can find a lot of "liquor barns" in town :lol:, but Cadenheads is my favorite and if your wanting something that isn't available in the US that's the place to get it. While you can get quite a few whisky distillers in the US usuall...
by Wave
Mon Apr 18, 2011 5:59 am
Forum: Questions & Answers
Topic: What do you want from a distillery visiitor centre?
Replies: 2
Views: 362

Re: What do you want from a distillery visiitor centre?

I'm kinda surprised from Inverness you aren't saving your brownie points for the Spirit Of Speyside Whisky Festival Spring edition. I've been to both Spring and Fall editions and the Spring festival is by far the best. Lots of great distilleries to see including many that the normal public rarely ge...
by Wave
Tue Mar 22, 2011 3:33 am
Forum: Whisky Tastings
Topic: Your top 5 bang for your buck whiskys
Replies: 66
Views: 26352

Re: Your top 5 bang for your buck whiskys

Aberlour a'bunadh $60-ish
Caol Ila 12 low-50's
Laphroaig 10 CS mid-$50's
Noah's Mill 15 under-$50
W L Weller 12 $28-ish


Cheers!
by Wave
Tue Mar 22, 2011 3:01 am
Forum: Questions & Answers
Topic: Kininvie
Replies: 13
Views: 1596

Re: Kininvie

Kininvie was never really offered as a regular single malt though they did release 2 limited editions, Hazelwood 105 and Hazelwood Reserve found only at the World Of Whiskies at Heathrow and no longer available (there). Hazelwood 105 http://www.whisky-pages.com/notes/whisky-of-the-month-2010-10.shtm...
by Wave
Wed Mar 09, 2011 7:53 am
Forum: Whisky Chat
Topic: Cask strength recommendations.
Replies: 4
Views: 1019

Re: Cask strength recommendations.

I can't track down that particular bottle (due both to being in New Zealand and my local whisky shop being destroyed in the Christchurch earthquake *sigh*) Was that the Whisky Galore shop on Colombo St.? :cry: I hope no one was hurt there, good people. I remember it fondly and saddened to see the d...
by Wave
Tue Mar 08, 2011 8:41 am
Forum: Questions & Answers
Topic: Glen Grant - its all greek to me
Replies: 20
Views: 1649

Re: Glen Grant - its all greek to me

Pick your poison (so to speak)
http://www.royalmilewhiskies.com/catego ... _id=D_GGRA


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by Wave
Thu Mar 03, 2011 1:42 pm
Forum: Questions & Answers
Topic: Closed distilleries
Replies: 17
Views: 1605

Re: Closed distilleries

13 ~17 yr old Port Ellens are what started my love affair with PE. A particular 18yr old '83 Scott's Selection is an exceptional teenager. One man's trash is another man's gem.


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by Wave
Mon Feb 28, 2011 5:10 am
Forum: Whisky Chat
Topic: What are you drinking now?
Replies: 24092
Views: 1630142

Re: What are you drinking now?

I haven't been drinking much of anything for a while though lately I've been nipping at the dregs of a Lagavulin 21.


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by Wave
Sun Feb 20, 2011 5:29 am
Forum: Whisky Events
Topic: Feis Ile 2011
Replies: 9
Views: 1858

Re: Feis Ile 2011

The Port Ellen Malting Floors tour is on Monday. If your there then it's a worthwhile tour specially if your a Port Ellen fan (like me).

Have a great time at the Feis!


Cheers!
by Wave
Sun Feb 20, 2011 5:10 am
Forum: Whisky Poll
Topic: How big should a sample be?
Replies: 13
Views: 8461

Re: How big should a sample be?

5cl is ample enough but I'm always open for a little extra. :mrgreen:


Cheers!
by Wave
Wed Feb 16, 2011 8:23 am
Forum: Whisky Chat
Topic: What is your most recent (whisky) purchase.
Replies: 10889
Views: 1046776

Re: What is your most recent (whisky) purchase.

Glenmorangie Lasanta with 2 glass tumblers set.


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by Wave
Fri Jan 28, 2011 10:06 pm
Forum: Questions & Answers
Topic: What to buy while in UK?
Replies: 4
Views: 467

Re: What to buy while in UK?

There is also a Cadenhead shop in London and you could do a lot worse than pick up a bottle of their 8yo CS Port Cask Hazelburn. It's really good. I'd also recommend the Cadenhead's shop, they haven't been available on this side of the pond since the turn of the century. Whenever I'm in the U.K. (u...
by Wave
Thu Jan 06, 2011 4:28 am
Forum: Questions & Answers
Topic: Glenrothes
Replies: 11
Views: 975

Re: Glenrothes

I love their vintages, mainly 70's and 80's. I've had the '74 29yo, '79 31yo, '84 and '85 20yo's. The 90's I've tried the '91 (Spicy) and '94 (smoother and honeyed). Glenrothes is one of the few distilleries of where I'd rather have them as OB's as opposed to my fav IB's.


Cheers!
by Wave
Mon Jan 03, 2011 5:58 am
Forum: Questions & Answers
Topic: How many CLOSED bottles do you have?
Replies: 192
Views: 22799

Re: How many CLOSED bottles do you have?

As of last count 206 single malts, I haven't counted my bourbons lately they seem to be scattered around in various parts of the house (I ran out of storage cabinet space long ago!).


Cheers!
by Wave
Fri Dec 31, 2010 6:24 am
Forum: Questions & Answers
Topic: Special Releases in the US?
Replies: 8
Views: 946

Re: Special Releases in the US?

The Glenfiddich '102' is the Distillers Edition.
http://www.binnys.com/spirits/Glenfiddi ... 61952.html

I've got a couple, quite tasty!


Cheers!
by Wave
Mon Dec 27, 2010 1:02 am
Forum: Whisky Chat
Topic: What is your most recent (whisky) purchase.
Replies: 10889
Views: 1046776

Re: What is your most recent (whisky) purchase.

I really haven't bought anything for the holidays but I did receive a Glenlivet 12 1.75L bottle for Xmas, so not a total loss.


Cheers!
by Wave
Wed Dec 22, 2010 4:50 pm
Forum: Questions & Answers
Topic: Need Help Figuring Out Shipping to US from UK
Replies: 3
Views: 2153

Re: Need Help Figuring Out Shipping to US from UK

Welcome to the WMF Mozzie. When I buy whisky from Royal Mile Whiskies they ship it here (Illinois) as "Collectors Malt". I don't know how as an individual it can be sent but that's how RMW's does it. My first time through Scotland I did drag lots of bottles from train to ferry to train, et...

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