Black Market Whiskey

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rbhorn
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Black Market Whiskey

Postby rbhorn » Wed Jan 13, 2010 4:00 am

On a recent trip to the liquor store, I was offered some Nikka Pure Malt Black label and a couple other whiskys not available in the U.S. (legally). It made me wonder if this is a common occurance or just lucky? :D

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Re: Black Market Whiskey

Postby orangedogofglory » Wed Jan 13, 2010 6:53 am

Probably shop specific. A local store has an owner who travels internationally quite a bit, and you'll see these one-off bottles on the shelves, or more commonly in the back, on occasion.

Always nice to see, though - with 750ml and 43% being the standard, it is a welcome sight.

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Re: Black Market Whiskey

Postby Bulkington » Wed Jan 13, 2010 4:29 pm

rbhorn wrote:On a recent trip to the liquor store, I was offered some Nikka Pure Malt Black label and a couple other whiskys not available in the U.S. (legally). It made me wonder if this is a common occurance or just lucky? :D


Would you mind PMing me the location of this liquor store? I don't seem to be able to pm you. What were the others? Also Japanese?

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Re: Black Market Whiskey

Postby Jobi » Thu Jan 14, 2010 9:17 pm

I'd be interested too.


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