What did you drink last night?

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Re: What did you drink last night?

Postby dramtastic » Tue Jan 29, 2013 1:39 am

1964 Bowmore Bicentenary
1963 Macallan
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Re: What did you drink last night?

Postby dramtastic » Tue Jan 29, 2013 1:44 am

Suntory Vintage Malt Yamazaki 1980 56%
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Re: What did you drink last night?

Postby The Third Dram » Tue Jan 29, 2013 2:39 am

dramtastic wrote:1964 Bowmore Bicentenary

Always regret not nabbing a bottle of this back in the earlier days of my whisky adventures (could have been had then for CDN$50-odd, too).

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Re: What did you drink last night?

Postby dramtastic » Tue Jan 29, 2013 5:17 am

The Third Dram wrote:
dramtastic wrote:1964 Bowmore Bicentenary

Always regret not nabbing a bottle of this back in the earlier days of my whisky adventures (could have been had then for CDN$50-odd, too).


We all have those regrets TTD. :( A contemplative malt for sure. Luckily that and the Mac '63 were poured for me by a generous acquaintance. :D

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Re: What did you drink last night?

Postby whiskgeek » Sat Feb 02, 2013 8:56 am

Glenmo Lasanta
Aberlour 12, 16, A'Bunadh
Balvenie Double Wood, Single Barrel
Bowmore 12
Ardbeg Galileo

Tasting with friends. The newbies seemed to like the Bowmore better than anyone else. A'Bunadh (batch 40) was not well appreciated. Single Barrel was my favorite. Aberlour 12 was the favorite of the Aberlours. Galileo was also well-liked.

Also, some partook of Laga 12, Octomore 2.0 and Bowmore 17.

I was surprised how well brownies paired with The Balvenie Single Barrel. :)

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Re: What did you drink last night?

Postby The Third Dram » Mon Feb 04, 2013 8:36 pm

Rock Hill Farms Single Barrel... A surge of citrus (lemon-orange) at the outset followed by a gradually escalating sweetness, then a solid infusion of rye crispness. Delicious.

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Re: What did you drink last night?

Postby The Third Dram » Tue Feb 05, 2013 2:39 pm

Gibson's 18 Year Old

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Re: What did you drink last night?

Postby The Third Dram » Thu Feb 07, 2013 8:27 pm

½ & ½ Ardbeg 10 Year Old and BenRiach 12 Year Old Matured in Sherry Wood (Pédro Ximénez and Oloroso)... Surprised, given the relative proportions of the malts, how well the BenRiach 'stood up to' the Ardbeg. A sort of peat-infused fruitcake flavour profile. Delicious.

Followed that experiment up with some Bowmore 18 Year Old. Beguilingly complex and tasty, if not a patch on the best bottlings of the much more 'exotic' 17 Year Old issued years ago.

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Re: What did you drink last night?

Postby DRAKOSKL » Sat Feb 09, 2013 5:49 pm

Scapa 14 year old

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Re: What did you drink last night?

Postby The Third Dram » Sun Feb 10, 2013 3:52 pm

Back to the Rock Hill Farms last night.

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Re: What did you drink last night?

Postby The Third Dram » Mon Feb 11, 2013 2:07 pm

Ridgemont Reserve 1792
Blanton's

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Re: What did you drink last night?

Postby The Third Dram » Thu Feb 14, 2013 2:26 pm

BenRiach 12 Year Old Matured in Sherry Wood
Talisker 10 Year Old

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Re: What did you drink last night?

Postby DRAKOSKL » Thu Feb 14, 2013 5:13 pm

Dailuaine 1983 28 years old archives bottling

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Re: What did you drink last night?

Postby DRAKOSKL » Sat Feb 16, 2013 2:03 pm

Balvenie 15 year old single barrel

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Re: What did you drink last night?

Postby The Third Dram » Mon Feb 18, 2013 8:37 pm

Laphroaig Cairdeas

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Re: What did you drink last night?

Postby The Third Dram » Wed Feb 20, 2013 8:12 pm

More of the BenRiach 12 Year Old (Sherry cask matured)

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Re: What did you drink last night?

Postby Dave3 » Thu Feb 21, 2013 10:55 pm

Linkwood 21 private bottling - superb stuff.

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Re: What did you drink last night?

Postby whiskgeek » Mon Mar 04, 2013 7:42 am

Tasting flight:
Glenesk 17y Gordon & MacPhail
North Port 24y Gordon & MacPhail
Old Pulteney 12y Gordon & MacPhail (Sauternes finish)
Caperdonich 16y Signatory
Pittyvaich 29y Duncan Taylor
Highland Park 20y Signatory
Ardbeg 12y Chieftain's

Then...
Glenfiddich Malt Master's Edition
Longrow
Banff 25y Duncan Taylor

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Re: What did you drink last night?

Postby The Third Dram » Mon Mar 04, 2013 2:15 pm

Mackmyra First Edition (46.1%ABV)

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Re: What did you drink last night?

Postby The Third Dram » Mon Mar 04, 2013 8:16 pm

Then finished off with a pour of BenRiach 12 Year Old Sherry Wood Matured

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Re: What did you drink last night?

Postby The Third Dram » Wed Mar 06, 2013 2:22 pm

Bushmills Black Bush

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Re: What did you drink last night?

Postby emospence » Mon Mar 11, 2013 4:46 am

3 drams of Balvenie 12 Doublewood :D

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Re: What did you drink last night?

Postby The Third Dram » Mon Mar 11, 2013 6:50 pm

Ridgemont Reserve 1792 Barrel Select Small Batch

(Laphroaig Càirdeas 2012 and BenRiach 12 Year Old Sherry Wood Matured the evening before)

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Re: What did you drink last night?

Postby emospence » Wed Mar 13, 2013 8:28 am

2 drams of Glenmorangie Original :D

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Re: What did you drink last night?

Postby bredman » Wed Mar 13, 2013 5:44 pm

Quite enjoyed a Miltonduff 14 CSE 58.3%. And not ashamed to admit it. :P

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Re: What did you drink last night?

Postby The Third Dram » Sat Mar 16, 2013 10:02 pm

Laphroaig 10 Year Old

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Re: What did you drink last night?

Postby The Third Dram » Mon Mar 18, 2013 1:23 pm

Càirdeas (2012 Release)

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Re: What did you drink last night?

Postby bredman » Mon Mar 18, 2013 7:19 pm

Yamazaki 12.

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Re: What did you drink last night?

Postby The Third Dram » Thu Mar 21, 2013 7:15 pm

Amrut Fusion

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Re: What did you drink last night?

Postby The Third Dram » Tue Mar 26, 2013 2:44 am

Highland Park Saint Magnus... Superb!

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Re: What did you drink last night?

Postby The Third Dram » Wed Mar 27, 2013 1:40 pm

Amrut Single Malt (46%ABV)... Lovely juxtaposition of malt sweetness and rippling spiciness, the latter with a decidedly exotic quality to it.

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Re: What did you drink last night?

Postby The Third Dram » Sun Mar 31, 2013 2:11 pm

Laphroaig Càirdeas before dinner and Alberta Premium Dark Horse afterwards.

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Re: What did you drink last night?

Postby The Third Dram » Tue Apr 02, 2013 7:12 pm

Alberta Premium Dark Horse
Ridgemont Reserve 1792 Barrel Select

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Re: What did you drink last night?

Postby The Third Dram » Wed Apr 03, 2013 1:42 pm

Talisker 10 Year Old

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Re: What did you drink last night?

Postby emospence » Wed Apr 10, 2013 9:10 am

I had a Talisker 10 last night, for the first time. Holy hell, it smells and tastes like the sea!!

Can I expect more of the same from Islay malts as well?


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