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Which Whisky?

Poll ended at Thu Aug 07, 2008 7:12 pm

Alt-a-Bhainne 14, DT NC2
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Aberlour, a'bunadh batch 13
Strathmill 1992, Signatory
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Macallan 12
Bowmore 12
Lismore NAS
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Finlaggan OR
Total votes: 23

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Re: Which whisky?

Postby Sherried Malt » Sat Aug 02, 2008 7:40 pm

2 reasons for picking the Mac. It's the only one on the list I've tried and if you want to share it with someone at the reunion, the Mac might go over best. YMMV, of course...

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Re: Which whisky?

Postby TheTross » Sat Aug 02, 2008 7:52 pm

Only tried the Mac 12 and Bowmore 12 out of those, but I'd go with Macallan 12 as well. I would've chosen the a'bunadh, but the ~60% ABV might be a bit too much depending on:

a) how big the flask is, and
b) how long the reunion lasts.

Besides, the Mac 12 is just a reaaaally good dram :thumbsup:

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Re: Which whisky?

Postby SoMK » Sat Aug 02, 2008 7:58 pm

I'd say Macallan too (unless your reunion turns half as boring as our previous one did, then A'bunadh might be the only way to go :lol: )

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Re: Which whisky?

Postby Green Hornet » Sun Aug 03, 2008 2:34 am

Lets see here...if you wear a casual suit you have 2 front pants pockets... 2 in back..2 in the front of the jacket and 1 vest pocket....7 pockets...7 choices...coincedence? I think not! :D

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Re: Which whisky?

Postby Deactivated Member » Sun Aug 03, 2008 3:35 am

If you're going to be able to pour it into a glass, take whatever the mood dictates that evening. If you're going to be sneaking it directly from the flask, then whatever's cheapest. In any case, it's not really a tasting occasion, so take something enjoyable, but not very demanding.

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Re: Which whisky?

Postby Gov » Sun Aug 03, 2008 5:58 am

I think some JWR would fit the bill nicely :P

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Re: Which whisky?

Postby Wave » Sun Aug 03, 2008 6:01 pm

Aberlour a'bunadh
If all I was bringing was a flask it would have to be cask strength!


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Re: Which whisky?

Postby lincoln imp » Sun Aug 03, 2008 7:02 pm

I would go for the Aberlour but only to see their faces when drinking such a strong whisky for the first time.. I remember laughing at my brother wincing when he had a mouthful of batch 19. :lol:

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Re: Which whisky?

Postby LagaDrinker » Sun Aug 03, 2008 11:37 pm

The A'bunadh for the same reasons that Willie said really.

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Re: Which whisky?

Postby I_SPEY » Sun Aug 03, 2008 11:58 pm

I would say The Macallan 12, cause I have this one and not the others!
Although, I tasted the Finlaggan and it's a rather good one. So, succes with your choice, Ganga!

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Re: Which whisky?

Postby orangedogofglory » Tue Aug 05, 2008 12:24 am

lawschooldrunk wrote:however, I'd say don't bring anything- you really need to drink at a reunion? wait until you get back home.

I'm speaking out of turn here, but I would guess that it's not a matter of being drunk - rather a matter of lacking any good choice at the event. It's like when a company has an open bar for a Christmas party and the only whisky option is Dewar's.

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