What's On Your Wishlist?

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What's On Your Wishlist?

Postby Wub » Sat Aug 15, 2009 5:13 pm

This can cover whiskies that you intend to buy soon, whiskies that you would buy if you happened to come into unexpected funds, and whiskies that you're not ever likely to buy given your financial situation. It should probably only include whiskies that you haven't bought before.

Examples of unacceptable replies:
"All of them."
"Kildalton 12yo bottled 1835."

My own wishlist at the moment is very modest:
Aberlour A'bundadh, which will propbably be my next purchase.
Laphoaig CS, which I haven't seen anywhere yet.
Caol Ila CS, another one I haven't seen.
Bunnahabhain (any expression), to complete my circuit of Islay.

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Re: What's On Your Wishlist?

Postby les taylor » Sat Aug 15, 2009 5:20 pm

For me PC8 and TWE's Port Askaig. :)

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Re: What's On Your Wishlist?

Postby johan brugge » Sat Aug 15, 2009 5:32 pm

It'll be either a Laph QC or 18yo (maybe both, depending on my bank account). I'm also looking for an Ardbeg 1975 28yo G&M or a Caol Ila 1979 28yo Platinum Selection.

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Re: What's On Your Wishlist?

Postby Mr Fjeld » Sat Aug 15, 2009 5:34 pm

Yamazaki 18 and Hibiki 17. Tasted both at a festival and desperately awaiting their availability in the Tralfamadorian Wine Monopoly.

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Re: What's On Your Wishlist?

Postby Wave » Sat Aug 15, 2009 7:45 pm

Like Les I also have the PC8 on my wishlist, also a couple 3 of the new Glendronach Single Casks Cask Strengths and one on my wishlist will be here in a few days (already shipped!) an Imperial 25yo Signatory Sherry CS.


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Re: What's On Your Wishlist?

Postby jazz lover » Sat Aug 15, 2009 8:06 pm

laphroaig 18 and some of the newer Glendronach's
And a few bottles of Corry.Overall if it's new and on the market
I will get it..

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Re: What's On Your Wishlist?

Postby dramtastic » Sat Aug 15, 2009 11:47 pm

Mr Fjeld wrote:Yamazaki 18 and Hibiki 17. Tasted both at a festival and desperately awaiting their availability in the Tralfamadorian Wine Monopoly.



Of course I'm with you on the Japanese theme Mr F.
I'm hoping to pick up some sort of the following while in Japan.

Karuizawa
Hanyu(Ichiro's)
Hakushu(Suntory)
The first two can be very hard to find.

If they were available to buy here in Australia and I had the funds, some of the Springers Jazz has.

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Re: What's On Your Wishlist?

Postby Holysinner » Sun Aug 16, 2009 12:15 am

So far I haven't spent more than $70 on a single bottle, so many expressions have been out of reach so far. The first I expect to splurge on is Lagavulin 16.

I'd love to try the Glen Garioch 21 and an old Bowmore. When Laphroaig 18 appears here I'll seriously consider buying it, and in my dreams, Laphroaig 30!

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Re: What's On Your Wishlist?

Postby Holysinner » Sun Aug 16, 2009 12:22 am

Holysinner wrote:So far...so far.

I haven't even started drinking and I'm already repeating myself repeatedly. Again, no edit button.

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Re: What's On Your Wishlist?

Postby borgom » Sun Aug 16, 2009 5:17 am

Wub wrote:This can cover whiskies that you intend to buy soon, whiskies that you would buy if you happened to come into unexpected funds, and whiskies that you're not ever likely to buy given your financial situation. It should probably only include whiskies that you haven't bought before.

Examples of unacceptable replies:
"All of them."
"Kildalton 12yo bottled 1835."

My own wishlist at the moment is very modest:
Aberlour A'bundadh, which will propbably be my next purchase.
Laphoaig CS, which I haven't seen anywhere yet.
Caol Ila CS, another one I haven't seen.
Bunnahabhain (any expression), to complete my circuit of Islay.

You can get the Laph and CI from Nicks:
https://www.nicks.com.au/ProductDetail. ... tId=477303
https://www.nicks.com.au/ProductDetail. ... tId=478197
My wishlist from possible to "never gonna happen":
Brora 30/Rare Malts Brora
A good old Strathisla, say 30yo+
Lagavulin 21
Lagavulin White Horse
Any rare old Laphroaig (Bonfanti, Samaroli etc) - if only.....

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Re: What's On Your Wishlist?

Postby Sherried Malt » Sun Aug 16, 2009 5:38 am

Holysinner wrote:So far I haven't spent more than $70 on a single bottle, so many expressions have been out of reach so far. The first I expect to splurge on is Lagavulin 16.


Not to cause thread drift, but fyi, Astor Wines in NYC has the Lagavulin 16 for $50. Just in case you come into town...

Good luck!

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Re: What's On Your Wishlist?

Postby dramtastic » Sun Aug 16, 2009 7:34 am

Cost of flights Australia to Japan return, AUD$400
Money I saved on buying Japanese whisky in Japan rather than Australia around AUD$300(purchases last time I was there).

For me that's virtually a free holiday. :)

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Re: What's On Your Wishlist?

Postby Ardbeg311 » Sun Aug 16, 2009 12:08 pm

Realistically,

A sample of Port Ellen (OB)
Ardbeg Supernova
CS or 17yo Port Askaig
Highland Park 21yo (OB)

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Re: What's On Your Wishlist?

Postby SoMK » Sun Aug 16, 2009 3:05 pm

Realistically too,
Dalwhinnie 1973 29yo
Douglas Laing Speyside finest 65
Rosebank 17 TWE
and possibly a replacement Airigh Nam Beist

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Re: What's On Your Wishlist?

Postby Wave » Sun Aug 16, 2009 3:40 pm

The second of my wishlist should soon be a reality. I put in my pre-order through RMW for a couple of the Glendronachs yesterday, 1992 Cask 1140 and 1993 Cask 523.


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Re: What's On Your Wishlist?

Postby Reggaeblues » Sun Aug 16, 2009 9:14 pm

Where does it begin? where will it end?

Just a few...

A good old fashioned sherried Macallan. like a vintage 18, or something like the "Vintage House Macallan" of 4 years ago...or the ESC 5 I sampled at their Turnberry tasting in '04
Another 23 YO SMOS Bowmore...
A crate of Lagavulin 21;
Ardbeg 1977, 1975;
Any Rosebank;
Bladnoch 10 F&F;
The 5 YO SMWS Arran Nick sent me a sample of - a dessert trolley in a glass.
Yamazaki 18YO
Replacement Glen Moray mountain Oak;

etc...

...and to be able to afford them!

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Re: What's On Your Wishlist?

Postby ClubSmed » Sun Aug 16, 2009 11:08 pm

Any whisky from 1976 (because it is the year I was born)
Dalmore King Alexander III
Laphroiag 10yo CS
Laphroiag 18yo

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Re: What's On Your Wishlist?

Postby r900p » Sun Aug 16, 2009 11:11 pm

Invergordon - any Bladnoch forum bottling
Laphroaig 30
Bruichladdich 3D just might find it still on a shelf for a reasonable shelf.

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Re: What's On Your Wishlist?

Postby Wub » Sun Aug 16, 2009 11:38 pm

I think I saw it on a very reasonable shelf.

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Re: What's On Your Wishlist?

Postby Swedish Chef » Mon Aug 17, 2009 12:12 am

Whiskies that you intend to buy soon: Gordon & McPhail Strathisla 25 Years, Glenfarclas 25 years - the price is right.

Whiskies that you would buy if you happened to come into unexpected funds: Gordon & McPhail Strathisla 40 Years - the only 40y/o I'll ever be able to afford, I might actually buy this instead of the 25y/o as I could ask Mrs. Chef for the 25y/o as combined b-day gift/Christmas present.

Whisky I'll probably buy if I don't buy the G&M 40y/o:
Caol Ila 18y/o
Laphroaig 18y/o
Talisker 18y/o
Campbelltown Loch 30y/o

Whiskies that you're not ever likely to buy given your financial situation:
Any "collectors grade" whisky.

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Re: What's On Your Wishlist?

Postby MoreDalmore » Mon Aug 17, 2009 5:32 pm

These are the malts I intend to include in my next 2 buys :

Balvenie 12 Double Wood
The Dalmore 15 or The Dalmore Grand Reserva
Bowmore 12 or Bowmore 18
The Arran Madeira Cask Finish or The Arran Pomerol Bordeaux Wine Cask Finish

I never had any Balvenie up till now but after reading tasting notes on the web I think this one I will like.

And of course I will have to try as many as Dalmore as I can 8) ; so far I had 3 ( new 12, 12 Black Isle and 12 Black Pearl )

I tried the Bowmore 12 once and at that time it didn't make a big impression on me :| . But it's been a long time since and I now know more about drinking whisky ( from the right glass ! ) so I'll will be much more able to compare it to other whiskies.

I loved the Arran 12 and I want to compare the Madeira Cask Finish with the Black Pearl

Buying malts is surely addictive :wink: and fun :D

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Re: What's On Your Wishlist?

Postby johan brugge » Mon Aug 17, 2009 10:23 pm

I'll add one more. Celp 'Seaweed Experience'. Has anybody on this forum had this one before?

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Re: What's On Your Wishlist?

Postby Reggaeblues » Mon Aug 17, 2009 11:17 pm

No, but I had a great Caol Ila Salmon finish at the SMWS, and i believe Bruichladdich are working on a Caviar cask...

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Re: What's On Your Wishlist?

Postby AVB » Tue Aug 18, 2009 4:26 am

Hazelwood 107 to go with my Centennial and 105.
Balvenie 1951 Vintage Cask, I might be able to afford this one, the 1952 Cask 191 is far too much.

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Re: What's On Your Wishlist?

Postby blacksabb » Tue Aug 18, 2009 11:06 am

My definite will buy wishlist:


Aberlour A'bunadh
Glenfarcias 105
Glenkinchie 12yrs



My possibly buy wishlist:


The Glenlivet 18yrs
Yamazaki 12yrs
Macallan 10yrs (original sherry matured)
Macallan 15yrs Fine Oak
IB bottled Springbank 10yrs
Glenmorangie Quinta Ruban
Isle of Jura Superstition

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Re: What's On Your Wishlist?

Postby Drammed » Thu Aug 27, 2009 12:57 am

modest list but still I want to try....

Glenfarclas 105 - as it is not stocked in BC
Aberlour A'bunadh - any batch but 23 (as all they carry around here is 23)
Highland Park Ambassador Cask 5 - as i was born in 1974 :) it is also not stocked here :(

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Re: What's On Your Wishlist?

Postby johan brugge » Thu Aug 27, 2009 3:57 pm

I opened my new Laph 18yo last Tuesday and yesterday. Now I'm going for the QC.

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Re: What's On Your Wishlist?

Postby dramtastic » Thu Aug 27, 2009 10:11 pm

blacksabb wrote:My possibly buy wishlist:
IB bottled Springbank 10yrs



Hey 'sabb, just my opinion but don't buy the IB OMC Springbank 10 you see at Dan Murpheys. You need to go to your local Vintage Cellars and get the Hart Brothers Springbank 11 Portwood finished, stellar whisky and cheaper as well.

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Re: What's On Your Wishlist?

Postby Drammed » Fri Aug 28, 2009 12:23 am

For some reason I can't edit my post. Anyway I just wanted to add the Glenmorangie Nectar D'or to my upcoming purchase list.

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Re: What's On Your Wishlist?

Postby daveski » Fri Aug 28, 2009 3:16 am

I'm looking to get the latest Port Ellen annual release (whatever it will be), as well as the Caol Ila unpeated 10yo.

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Re: What's On Your Wishlist?

Postby bcrossan » Fri Aug 28, 2009 3:51 am

Brora 30
Bruichladdich 1970
Glenlivet 21 Archive
Glenfarclas 21
Yamazaki 18
Caol Ila CS
Laphroaig 18
Port Askaig 17
and probably a few others :thumbsup:

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Re: What's On Your Wishlist?

Postby Deactivated Member » Fri Aug 28, 2009 5:21 am

You know, I don't have a wish list any more. I no longer feel that there's anything that I just have to have..I just buy whatever looks interesting, that's in my price range at the time. There's plenty to keep me occupied.

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Re: What's On Your Wishlist?

Postby Alan Gold Label » Mon Oct 19, 2009 4:03 am

I'm not sure if a "wishlist" is attainable but I'm realistic about what I might be able to buy so this is what's on my "list" anyways...
To buy :
[list=]Jameson 12yr - don't have a bottle yet and will have to wait for a trip to NI to get one. I really like this whiskey even though I've only tasted it twice.
Tyrconnell Single
Micheal Collins
Black Bush
Kilbeggan (wanna get a cheap bottle of this for everyday drinkin and mixin')
Greenspot
more Powers (can't get enough of that stuff so it's on my shopping list permanetly!).[/list]


To taste :
[list=]Busmills 16
Tyconnell cask finishes
Locke's 8yr
Tullamore Dew 12yr
Jameson 18[/list]


They're all Irish of course. There's a few Scottish ones I wanna try that I've not had yet (besides ALL of them!) such as Glenlivet and Laphroaig, but I'll wait till I go to Scotland. I'd like to try some more Bourbons or other American/Candian whiskeys so I'm keeping an eye out. A bar near me has a Buffalo Trace so I'll have drop of that soon enough. I don't think I've ever had any Canadian. Doubt I'll find the best representation and a good price around Dublin though...

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Re: What's On Your Wishlist?

Postby johan brugge » Mon Oct 19, 2009 10:33 am

I'm looking for an Ardbeg Almost There and maybe a Brora 6th release or a Bruichladdich 1970.

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Re: What's On Your Wishlist?

Postby Pure Pot Head » Mon Oct 19, 2009 10:54 pm

his can cover whiskies that you intend to buy soon, whiskies that you would buy if you happened to come into unexpected funds, and whiskies that you're not ever likely to buy given your financial situation. It should probably only include whiskies that you haven't bought before.


Am I allowed suggest a whiskey that doesn't exist? My personal dream whiskey?

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