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by lwknigh
Tue Apr 17, 2007 6:09 pm
Forum: Whisky Chat
Topic: Ardbeg Mor
Replies: 41
Views: 9295

Ardbeg Mor

It actually sounds like fun but I have to wonder if we Ardbeg fans will buy anything with an OB label on it. I agree with Lawrence,is this the start of "My bottle is bigger than your bottle"Ardbeg has done a masterful job of getting us to drink young imature whisky and saying how great it...
by lwknigh
Wed Apr 11, 2007 4:17 pm
Forum: Questions & Answers
Topic: PC5
Replies: 15
Views: 2923

Alchemist-Port Charlotte

les taylor wrote:Rob the I think the Alchemist has outstripped demand it not on sale anywhere that it was before.

:)

Its gone from LFW,RM but Whisky Exchange still has it on their web site,Cheers
by lwknigh
Wed Apr 11, 2007 4:25 am
Forum: Whisky Chat
Topic: Premiumisation.
Replies: 16
Views: 7387

Re: Premiumisation.

Apologies for the horrible term stolen from Pernod. What are peoples thoughts on the growing trend towards the premiumisation of malt whisky. By premiumisation I mean taking a known (or even largely ignored) brand and repackaging it as a premium product. Taken to its extreme certain expressions are...
by lwknigh
Sat Apr 07, 2007 1:45 am
Forum: Whisky Chat
Topic: The cheapest country in the world to buy whisky?
Replies: 42
Views: 19106

Cheapest Whisky

At Binny's in Chicago, Ill. Glenfiddich 12yr Old Special Reserve 750ML $26.99/btl (20.18EUR, 13.73GBP) Glenfiddich 30yr Old 750ML $249.99/btl (186.92EUR, 127.21GBP) Cheers! Wine and Liquor Depot,Costa Mesa California Glenfiddich 12yr Special Reserve 750ML $21.95/btl(16.41EUR,11.16GBP) Glenfiddich 3...
by lwknigh
Fri Apr 06, 2007 4:45 pm
Forum: Questions & Answers
Topic: Highland Park 25yo OB
Replies: 13
Views: 4887

Ice Cream Topping

I think it has varied before. Wasn't there a 51. something% before the 50.7? I'd be interested to know how the 48.1 does compare. The 50.7 would take some beating. Ahem......... Mrs C has just informed me that I am turning into one of Billy Connolly's whisky bores :shock: I shall have to remind her...
by lwknigh
Fri Apr 06, 2007 4:42 pm
Forum: Questions & Answers
Topic: Any SM pubs in downtown denver area?
Replies: 19
Views: 3953

Stranahan's

Yes, that must be it lwknigh! Thanks for the link. Have you tried it?? No I haven't but maybe this is a good reason to go try it,I was going to buy a bottle but they keep running out at my favorite liquor store,you can do a tour at the ditillery,I don't know if they give samples or not,most of the ...
by lwknigh
Fri Apr 06, 2007 1:41 am
Forum: Questions & Answers
Topic: Any SM pubs in downtown denver area?
Replies: 19
Views: 3953

Can't help you out with that, but I'm sure someone will come along soon to help out. But if you do find one, or are there, look for the new whisky they're making there, I don't remember the details or exactly where the distillery is located, I just know it's very limited, and sold out quite quickly...
by lwknigh
Fri Apr 06, 2007 1:34 am
Forum: Questions & Answers
Topic: Any SM pubs in downtown denver area?
Replies: 19
Views: 3953

Re: Any SM pubs in downtown denver area?

aggiesipper wrote:Im looking for a pub that has a good selection of SMs around Downtown denver. Any suggestions?

Pints Pub,he has over 100sm to try,maybe more
221 West 13th Avenue
Denver,Co
303-534-7543
web site http://www.pintspub.com
Cheers
by lwknigh
Thu Apr 05, 2007 3:59 am
Forum: Questions & Answers
Topic: Highland Park 25yo OB
Replies: 13
Views: 4887

Highland Park 25yo OB

Hello everyone Need some input about this,I just got a bottle from RM of Highland Park 25yo ob,its states the proof at 48.1%,isn't that the same as the 30yo ob,why would that put both out at the same proof,it confuses old dogers like me.I looked at the old threads,didn't find any comments on this.Do...
by lwknigh
Tue Apr 03, 2007 6:16 pm
Forum: Collector's Corner
Topic: Label mis-print(s)
Replies: 24
Views: 6652

Ardbeg"Uigeadail"Label

Hello All
I just opened a bottle of Uigeadail,this bottle was bought retail in the USA
on the box is sez its 750ML on the bottle it sez its 50 ml,its the same size as the Ardbeg 10yo(the bottle) did they slip a digit when printing, do you think?Cheers
by lwknigh
Tue Mar 20, 2007 12:27 am
Forum: Questions & Answers
Topic: Bowmore"Enigma' 12yo
Replies: 7
Views: 7135

Bowmore"Enigma' 12yo

Hello Everyone
I saw this bottle on a web site,can't find any info on it,has anyone had a dram of this and if so what was your verdict?Cheers
by lwknigh
Mon Mar 19, 2007 9:54 pm
Forum: Whisky Tastings
Topic: Alchemist- independent bottler
Replies: 5
Views: 2441

Re: Alchemist- independent bottler

dapa wrote:Hey ya!

Does anyone have any experience of Alchemist bottlings? Nice packaging and decent prices but what about the quality? Can they really create gold? :lol:

I see where LFW has posted a Alchemist 10yo Springbank on it website.I may order that!Cheers
by lwknigh
Sun Mar 18, 2007 4:55 am
Forum: Questions & Answers
Topic: Talisker 20yo OB 25yo OB
Replies: 2
Views: 2666

Talisker 20yo OB 25yo OB

Due to unforseen budget limitations I have to choose between the 20 yo or the 25 yo,they're both the same price at Binnys,whats the better bottle?
Cheers
by lwknigh
Fri Mar 16, 2007 8:21 pm
Forum: Whisky Tastings
Topic: Alchemist"Port Charlotte"
Replies: 0
Views: 1004

Alchemist"Port Charlotte"

Hello everyone,I just got my bottle of Alchemist Port Charlotte,has anyone tried it yet,if so what did you think of it,since I can't get a bottle of PC5
this is as close I can come to it. :?: Cheers
by lwknigh
Thu Mar 15, 2007 10:41 pm
Forum: Questions & Answers
Topic: Ardbeg Airidh Nam Beist . . . worth it?
Replies: 19
Views: 4830

Re: Ardbeg Airidh Nam Beist . . . worth it?

I agree,Laphroaig is the best bargin,keep buying all the bottlings,as I own Fortune Brands stock,I've started buying companies that I buy alot of their product,I may even buy some Diageo,maybe we can do a hostile takeover before the Indians buy everything.Cheers quote="Nock"]So my local st...
by lwknigh
Thu Mar 15, 2007 10:00 pm
Forum: Whisky Tastings
Topic: Bayway'Highland Park' 23yo
Replies: 1
Views: 1636

Bayway'Highland Park' 23yo

I just got finished having a big dram of this,it is good stuff,almost as good as my 25yo OB Highland Park,it was only $58.00 plus shipping,Pat MacCarthy runs the shop, nice guy and this for me is a real bargin.Cheers
by lwknigh
Thu Mar 15, 2007 9:54 pm
Forum: Questions & Answers
Topic: Balvenie'Roasted Malt'
Replies: 17
Views: 4203

Balvenie'Roasted Malt'

I just got my botlle of 'Roasted Malt',here's my question,it says that only 34 casks were bottled,how many bottle does that come out to?Also who sets the standards for a distillery to say its a "Limited Editon"Cheers
by lwknigh
Thu Mar 15, 2007 9:08 pm
Forum: Collector's Corner
Topic: Laphroaig 30yo
Replies: 9
Views: 5885

Laphroaig 30yo

Hello everyone Need some info,I asked Santa Claus for a bottle of 30yo Laphroaig,Stanta came thru,my bottle came naked,no tube,no box(like the UK version),its a 750ML bottle,does anyone know how to get the box that comes with it in the UK,I e-mailed Laphroaig,they said nope,not available,and don't t...
by lwknigh
Thu Mar 15, 2007 4:32 am
Forum: Collector's Corner
Topic: PC5 in Calgary
Replies: 9
Views: 2157

Re: PC5 in Calgary

Just wanted to let people know I found a place in Calgary that sells Port Charlotte PC5 and it is a good price $105CAD. Here is the web site http://www.kensingtonwinemarket.com/products/details.php?r_id=2&referrer=%2Fsearch%2Fresults.php%3Fquery%3Dtrue Anyone headed that way want to pick one up...
by lwknigh
Thu Mar 15, 2007 4:25 am
Forum: Whisky Events
Topic: Denver Area Whisky & Scotch tasting 2007 schedule wanted
Replies: 1
Views: 1472

Re: Denver Area Whisky & Scotch tasting 2007 schedule wa

having been out of the tasting scene for a while and my contacts have moved away, does anyone have a good source for listings/schedule of whisky & scotch tasting around Denver and the front range for 2007? Slainte' Sandra Hello Sandra The only one I've been to as of late is at Lukas Liquors,the...
by lwknigh
Tue Mar 13, 2007 8:39 pm
Forum: Collector's Corner
Topic: Show Off Your Inventory
Replies: 1448
Views: 422334

Hello Everyone,have a question and someone may have the answer,I asked for and recieved a bottle of Laphroaig 30yo OB,in the USA it comes naked,no tube or nice wooden box like in the UK,does anyone know of and how to get the presentation box,or that it fits the 750ml bottle?Cheers
by lwknigh
Tue Mar 13, 2007 4:15 am
Forum: Whisky Books
Topic: Whisky Bible 2007 - Jim Murray
Replies: 94
Views: 27680

Re: Whisky Bible 2007 - Jim Murray

Hello! I decided to check out Jim Murray's website this evening. On the website there is a cover picture of the new Jim Murray's - Whisky Bible 2007 . There is also a link to place your orders and inquiries for the fourth edition at: http://www.whiskybible.com/ I look forward to receiving my copy a...

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