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give me a good old style Macallan anyday! give me some more rosebank!
I'd love another SMWS 5 YO Arran - like a sweetshop in a bottle... and the Yamazaki 18 YO was one of the surprises of late. So many delights to savour on one's travels.
But a good Ardbeg is like a homecoming...
bcrossan wrote:I predict an Islay landslide victory.
If that's the case, then I'll likely find myself beneath a ton or two of earth in no time flat.
Yes, I love Islay whiskies. But for me, be it concerning wine, beer or spirits, variety has always been the key factor. And intrinsic quality! Would I therefore pass up the chance to imbibe a venerable Glen Garioch or Macallan or Auchentoshan in favour of a fine Ardbeg or Lagavulin or Bruichladdich? The thought of potential deprivation sends shivers up my spine.
Would hate to go without any of the other though ! I love Lowlands, Highlands (+ speyside), Islays.. oh, com'on, bring them all.
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I don't really believe in regionalism, but I vote for Lowland just to be contrary.
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Yes, I'll follow the flock to Islay, but I do enjoy sooo many whiskies from other regions too!
Hell I'm not even drinking whisky tonight - it's grappa and a damn fine one too: Distileria Berta Bric Del Gaian!
Ganga wrote:Also, you forgot about Campbeltown. Granted there is only three distilleries here but one of those is amongst the finest.
Campbelltown would be first choice, alas it wasn't an option. Second comes Speyside. I refuse to vote.
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