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by richard
Fri Sep 10, 2004 6:27 pm
Forum: Collector's Corner
Topic: Loch Dhu Black Whisky
Replies: 27
Views: 10634

oh dear

i am no expert but to me its so easy instead off charring the barrels once they repeated it again i dont know about the commonly used american i am not really interested i was telling what i read and what i was told i cant remember my sources but i was proven right something you seem to forgotten le...
by richard
Thu Sep 09, 2004 9:12 pm
Forum: Whisky Tastings
Topic:
Replies: 24
Views: 8905

johhnie walker

i have only drunk red and black label from my tastings red labe l the taliker comes through right on the end the blacl label is obviously dominated by the islays that go into it i love blacl label and i am not a big fan islay malts so i dont why i like i hope to try some other johhnie walker some ti...
by richard
Thu Sep 09, 2004 9:00 pm
Forum: Collector's Corner
Topic: Loch Dhu Black Whisky
Replies: 27
Views: 10634

double charred

thanks lex i accept your apology later if you look in scotch whisky by charles maclean its the mitchell beazley pocket guides under mannocmore it says loch dhu is a very dark coloured whisky drawn from double charred casks need i say anymore and these are his own words page 97
by richard
Wed Sep 08, 2004 9:29 pm
Forum: Collector's Corner
Topic: Loch Dhu Black Whisky
Replies: 27
Views: 10634

loch dhu

i saw on ebay no 6116992047 loch dhu the seller said the same thing as me charring the barrels twice have a look for your self
by richard
Thu Aug 19, 2004 6:13 pm
Forum: Questions & Answers
Topic: Arran 1982?????
Replies: 21
Views: 4875

fakes page

great idea matt lets do it and sort out this great whisky industry once and for all but we need the whisky industry to get together and help out
by richard
Tue Aug 17, 2004 6:18 pm
Forum: Questions & Answers
Topic: Single Malt: Necessarily Scotch?
Replies: 12
Views: 3808

pure malt

the problem is cardhu miss used the pure malt expression you can se why it caused so many problems they took the mickey out of whiskt drinkers
by richard
Tue Aug 17, 2004 6:12 pm
Forum: Questions & Answers
Topic: Arran 1982?????
Replies: 21
Views: 4875

fake arrran malt

thanks steven a good article from malt madness just goes to prove how stupid its getting i havent any replies about the ladyburn pure malt as yet
by richard
Mon Aug 16, 2004 7:56 pm
Forum: Questions & Answers
Topic: You have GOT to be kidding me............
Replies: 9
Views: 6115

bourbons

i cant understand where all these high marks come from i didn t see woodfords reserve elijah craig 18 years old wild turkey rare breed ther these are top quality bourbons and yes i have drunk all the above and like them all but the above are the ones i look for and drink
by richard
Mon Aug 16, 2004 7:39 pm
Forum: Questions & Answers
Topic: Arran 1982?????
Replies: 21
Views: 4875

look again

anyone thought this is so stupid it could be a mistake because this stand out so easily it is a mickey take the date could be wrong who bottled it i havent seen who bottled it its a bit like the kadyburn eight year old pure malt that has been sold at mctears and ebay what more can i say i await a fe...
by richard
Thu Aug 12, 2004 4:58 pm
Forum: Questions & Answers
Topic: Storing single malt scotch
Replies: 5
Views: 1682

storing whisky

i would keep whisky out off direct sunlight and rooms that might change temperature quicky like a attic as said keep bottles upright
by richard
Wed Aug 11, 2004 6:01 pm
Forum: Collector's Corner
Topic: Fake Macallan
Replies: 332
Views: 68452

thanks

thank you iain for your help i should get the latest mag i used to get it from my local news agent but he let me down at chrisrmas so i told him what to do i will have to subscribe as i used to thanks for the help all the best richard
by richard
Tue Aug 10, 2004 9:03 pm
Forum: Collector's Corner
Topic: Fake Macallan
Replies: 332
Views: 68452

fakes

i dont want to go through all the replies a hint would be usefull i hope somebody will helpful with this
by richard
Fri Aug 06, 2004 8:09 pm
Forum: Collector's Corner
Topic: Fake Macallan
Replies: 332
Views: 68452

fakes

can anybody tell me where the bottles come from i believe italy comes to mind and who were checking these bottles were genuine any help on this subject
by richard
Fri Aug 06, 2004 8:02 pm
Forum: Collector's Corner
Topic: Loch Dhu Black Whisky
Replies: 27
Views: 10634

lochdhu

the majoroty of the colour comes from the barrel ewan mitchell told me most of the colour from there barrels comes from the first five years being a carpenter i can see why loch dhu was so dark if the barrels were given a extra charring ie twice instead of once this is why it has a burnt flavour or ...
by richard
Fri Aug 06, 2004 7:51 pm
Forum: Questions & Answers
Topic: Ingredients of Cardhu Pure?
Replies: 9
Views: 2878

cardhu

i didnt nean to be rude apologies if iwas anyway i am still of the opinion there was more than one malt added i am sure i read somewhere dailuainne and some others were added it is in my memory i think it was at scotchwhisky.net but that is down at the moment
by richard
Thu Aug 05, 2004 9:12 pm
Forum: Collector's Corner
Topic: Fake Macallan
Replies: 332
Views: 68452

fakes

it isnt just macallan that have been caught there are more fakes out there than you realise a small amount so be careful what you buy it will only be old bottles that are worth the risk due to the amount of money that can be made
by richard
Thu Aug 05, 2004 7:20 pm
Forum: Questions & Answers
Topic: Ingredients of Cardhu Pure?
Replies: 9
Views: 2878

cardhu

well its not a blend and if they only put glendullan in it wouldnt taste anything like it did they would have had to put at least three to four other malts a simple conclusion of common sense
by richard
Thu Aug 05, 2004 7:08 pm
Forum: Collector's Corner
Topic: Loch Dhu Black Whisky
Replies: 27
Views: 10634

double charred

bourbon barrels are charred on the inside of the barrels prior to the first filling this releases quantities of vanilla into both the first fill and second fill barrels and helps remove off notes i cant remember where i heard about the loch dhu being done twice but i am sure about it that is why it ...
by richard
Wed Aug 04, 2004 9:12 pm
Forum: Collector's Corner
Topic: Swapping whiskies
Replies: 8
Views: 4348

swapping bottles

i have swopped bottles before it can work if you both parties can agree i collect glenlivets and would swop some off my spares for glenlivets
by richard
Wed Aug 04, 2004 7:26 pm
Forum: Questions & Answers
Topic: Ingredients of Cardhu Pure?
Replies: 9
Views: 2878

i know dailuaine was said to be in there hope this helps i think glendullan might be in there to
by richard
Wed Aug 04, 2004 7:18 pm
Forum: Collector's Corner
Topic: Highland Park
Replies: 1
Views: 1676

the bottle would be fifty years old but the whisky is still the same as what is said on the bottle ie 25 years old try mctears and have a look at old auction results as a guide line they vary all the time
by richard
Wed Aug 04, 2004 7:15 pm
Forum: Collector's Corner
Topic: Loch Dhu Black Whisky
Replies: 27
Views: 10634

loch dhu

just a line to say loch dhu is awful it has been charred twice thats why the colour is black not to do with caramel hope this helps

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