Longmorn 25 year old- Gordon & MacPhail

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Longmorn 25 year old- Gordon & MacPhail

Postby matthew2512 » Thu Sep 20, 2007 12:21 pm

Has anyone tried this bottle? at NZ$150, it seems pretty cheap for a 25 year old. Is it worth buying?
Any info would be really appreciated

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Postby Jan » Thu Sep 20, 2007 1:07 pm

Have tried it a couple of times and were not overwhelmed.

It is good - but not mindblowing stuff, and priced accordingly IMO.

Others will probably disagree though.

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Postby matthew2512 » Thu Sep 20, 2007 1:37 pm

Thanks for your opinion Jan. Do you think its worth the price? or should i not bother with it?

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Postby Jan » Thu Sep 20, 2007 1:49 pm

Yes, as it is priced in the lower end for its age, it probably is worth it.

I seem to recall some here at there forums liking more than I - were I you I would wait for a few more replies.

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Postby Deactivated Member » Thu Sep 20, 2007 2:06 pm

As I recall it has some good sherry flavours but it tastes rather diluted. In terms of whether to buy it - it depends what else you could do with $125. If you've never had an older whisky before then go for it. If the age holds no appeal, then I'd spend my money on younger Aberlour.

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Postby Lawrence » Fri Sep 21, 2007 6:25 am

I liked it and bought a couple of extra's, being lighter in style, in this case, is not a bad thing.

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Postby Frodo » Fri Sep 21, 2007 12:36 pm

Nick Brown wrote:If you've never had an older whisky before then go for it. If the age holds no appeal, then I'd spend my money on younger Aberlour.


I think that's a spot-on evaluation!

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Postby Frodo » Fri Sep 21, 2007 12:36 pm

Frodo wrote:
Nick Brown wrote:If you've never had an older whisky before then go for it. If the age holds no appeal, then I'd spend my money on younger Aberlour.


I think that's a spot-on evaluation - at least on the G&M 25yr Longmorn I have!

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Re: Longmorn 25 year old- Gordon & MacPhail

Postby Admiral » Tue Sep 25, 2007 4:53 am

I think it's a pretty pleasant drop, and you'll struggle to get a 25yo for this price anywhere else.

I agree with some of the comments above: It's not the greatest dram going around, but it does have a richness and texture that only an older whisky can provide, and I don't think you'll be disappointed by it.

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Re: Longmorn 25 year old- Gordon & MacPhail

Postby matthew2512 » Tue Sep 25, 2007 5:01 am

Admiral wrote:I think it's a pretty pleasant drop, and you'll struggle to get a 25yo for this price anywhere else.

I agree with some of the comments above: It's not the greatest dram going around, but it does have a richness and texture that only an older whisky can provide, and I don't think you'll be disappointed by it.

Cheers,
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Thanks for your thoughts Admiral. I will add it to my list and let you all know what i think. Ive never had a whisky that old before so it should be interesting.

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Re: Longmorn 25 year old- Gordon & MacPhail

Postby asliddin » Wed Oct 21, 2009 4:05 am

it has the age and the consistence but its nothing special


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