Loch Dhu

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Loch Dhu

Postby Moggy » Thu Jul 22, 2010 10:17 pm

I tried Loch Dhu many years ago when i probably shouldn't have been drinking whisky and i loved it then. i remember it being like licorice.
To my dismay when looking for a bottle recently i discovered it was generally hated and discontinued and now costs a fair wod of cash for bottle.
its hated but because its rare it cost a silly amount for what it is. am i the only person who thinks thats daft? if people don't like it give it away. i'll drink it. :insane: I'd love to try it again now i have a better taste for whisky but there's no chance :cry:

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Re: Loch Dhu

Postby bredman » Thu Jul 22, 2010 11:50 pm

No you're not the only one, but thats life. Take a look at high culture, it's as ugly as hell, and it costs a fortune. Me, i can't afford bad taste.

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Re: Loch Dhu

Postby Whisky1978 » Fri Jul 23, 2010 7:20 pm

If you like Loch Dhu but not want to pay more than $150 is there is a "replica" of the black whisky. See http://www.cudhub.com/ for more information.

Its not whisky at all but I can understand you like to try it again:-)

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Re: Loch Dhu

Postby Moggy » Sat Jul 24, 2010 12:39 am

thanks for the link, i will have to look into getting some.
some one has to drink it :P

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Re: Loch Dhu

Postby corbuso » Mon Jul 26, 2010 3:09 pm

Whisky1978 wrote:If you like Loch Dhu but not want to pay more than $150 is there is a "replica" of the black whisky. See http://www.cudhub.com/ for more information.



If you like liquorice, then you can like Loch Dhu very much, but the Cu Dhub is rather different and I really don't like it: tasted like cheap artifical perfume :twisted:

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Re: Loch Dhu

Postby Moggy » Tue Aug 17, 2010 12:58 pm

well i went for a bottle of Cu Dhub and its just arrived this morning. i can't try it yet as its a bit early and i have to get back to work but it smells lovely. deep licorice smell. will have to see how this one drinks tonight
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Re: Loch Dhu

Postby corbuso » Tue Aug 17, 2010 4:47 pm

I will be interested in reading your impressions.

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Re: Loch Dhu

Postby Moggy » Tue Aug 17, 2010 10:57 pm

well i've tried the Cu Dhub and i like it. it's not as black or thick as i remember loch dhu and doesn't have the same licorice taste.
there is definately licorice in there but a stronger coffee flavour takes over.
it almost an after dinner drink. i think it would be great with a lot of ice to.


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