August 2008 Live Tasting - Preliminary Poll

Your tastes and our tastes are discussed here, so make sure you share your pleasures with us.

August Live Tasting. Which distillery?

Poll ended at Sun Jul 13, 2008 12:24 am

Balblair
1
2%
Benriach
0
No votes
Bladnoch
7
15%
Clynelish
2
4%
Glen Goyne
6
13%
Glen Grant
2
4%
Glenmorangie
6
13%
Glen Scotia
2
4%
Mortlach
8
17%
St. Magdalene
2
4%
Scapa
3
6%
Springbank
9
19%
 
Total votes: 48

User avatar
Ryguy
Triple Gold Member
Posts: 2835
Joined: Fri Dec 29, 2006 4:32 pm
Location: Winslow, Maine, USA

Re: August 2008 Live Tasting - Preliminary Poll

Postby Ryguy » Thu Jul 03, 2008 12:55 am

My votes are in, I voted based on what I have available, or what I'd like to have available real quick.

In order of preference I voted Mortlach, St. Maggie, Springbank, but either would be quite nice.

User avatar
TheTross
Gold Member
Posts: 743
Joined: Tue Oct 23, 2007 9:34 am
Location: Oldham, UK
Contact:

Re: August 2008 Live Tasting - Preliminary Poll

Postby TheTross » Thu Jul 03, 2008 8:24 am

Bladnoch, because I have a few of them available.

St Magdalene, because it's one of my absolute favourites and I have numerous expressions to hand.

And Mortlach, because it's one I've overlooked, have none available yet and would like to know more about it.

User avatar
lohssanami
Double Gold Member
Posts: 1598
Joined: Tue Jan 08, 2008 11:17 am
Location: Northern California, USA
Contact:

Re: August 2008 Live Tasting - Preliminary Poll

Postby lohssanami » Thu Jul 03, 2008 8:29 am

I voted Glenmorangie since I have a couple, Springbank because of the recent discussion, and Bladnoch since I've never sampled it and I need a reason to buy one or two.

Just happens that I picked the leaders thus far...lol.

Di Blasi
Cask Strength Gold Member
Posts: 3745
Joined: Mon Sep 05, 2005 11:16 pm
Location: Oslo, Norway
Contact:

Re: August 2008 Live Tasting - Preliminary Poll

Postby Di Blasi » Thu Jul 03, 2008 1:18 pm

I think the "smoke-free" Glengoyne might be a nice summery August tasting whisky!! And maybe I'll have some in stock for Herman to sample??

User avatar
Dram fine idea
Bronze Member
Posts: 185
Joined: Wed Apr 09, 2008 2:15 pm

Re: August 2008 Live Tasting - Preliminary Poll

Postby Dram fine idea » Thu Jul 03, 2008 1:30 pm

Scapa, Mortlach and Balblair. I'll be happy with any choice.

DanAir
Bronze Member
Posts: 140
Joined: Mon Nov 19, 2007 5:41 pm
Location: London, UK

Re: August 2008 Live Tasting - Preliminary Poll

Postby DanAir » Thu Jul 03, 2008 5:04 pm

Springbank... While we still can :cry:

User avatar
Wave
Double Gold Member
Posts: 1860
Joined: Wed Sep 06, 2006 6:57 am
Location: Illinois, USA
Contact:

Re: August 2008 Live Tasting - Preliminary Poll

Postby Wave » Thu Jul 03, 2008 5:30 pm

Willie JJ wrote:I predict Springbank will win.


With my vote Mortlach just took the lead! :wink: :lol:

I opted for Mortlach because I already have several bottles of it opened and a couple in the wings waiting to be tasted.

Glen Grant which is one of my original nominations.

...and lastly the Glen Scotia for the reason is that I've never tasted one and it would just give me an extra excuse to buy 1 or 2. :wink:


Cheers!

User avatar
Ryguy
Triple Gold Member
Posts: 2835
Joined: Fri Dec 29, 2006 4:32 pm
Location: Winslow, Maine, USA

Re: August 2008 Live Tasting - Preliminary Poll

Postby Ryguy » Thu Jul 10, 2008 1:46 pm

There is still time to vote everyone! Remember you get to choose 3 here! I like the leading choices so far!! :D :D :D

User avatar
orangedogofglory
Gold Member
Posts: 672
Joined: Tue Jul 03, 2007 9:23 pm
Location: LA

Re: August 2008 Live Tasting - Preliminary Poll

Postby orangedogofglory » Thu Jul 10, 2008 6:02 pm

Springbank - because I just bought the 100 proof and this would be a good event to open it at.

Bladnoch - going with a lowland

Mortlach - have heard good things, and would be a reason to buy it

As of this vote, Morlach leads Springbank by 1.

User avatar
irishwhiskeychaser
Cask Strength Gold Member
Posts: 3644
Joined: Mon Feb 20, 2006 9:27 pm
Location: Galway, Ireland
Contact:

Re: August 2008 Live Tasting - Preliminary Poll

Postby irishwhiskeychaser » Thu Jul 10, 2008 6:37 pm

Springbank for me too ... I have 2 at the mo ... a 1990 12yo bourbon wood and a cadenhead 12yo borbon cask also :thumbsup:

User avatar
Ryguy
Triple Gold Member
Posts: 2835
Joined: Fri Dec 29, 2006 4:32 pm
Location: Winslow, Maine, USA

Re: August 2008 Live Tasting - Preliminary Poll

Postby Ryguy » Thu Jul 10, 2008 7:07 pm

As far as bad weekends, only the Aug 1st-2nd don't work for me Ganga, as of right now anyway. We never have a tasting that early in the month, so shouldn't be a problem.

Would it really make things confusing if people picked 2 dates that worked for them? Maybe this would even it out and get more people involved, just a thought I had. You do all the work, and do a great job at it, so I don't want to make it more confusing by any means.

User avatar
Ryguy
Triple Gold Member
Posts: 2835
Joined: Fri Dec 29, 2006 4:32 pm
Location: Winslow, Maine, USA

Re: August 2008 Live Tasting - Preliminary Poll

Postby Ryguy » Thu Jul 10, 2008 7:44 pm

Ganga wrote:If you wanted two dates, I'd suggest that the vote be for Fri/Sat pairings. I suggest that this should be a topic of discussion that takes place for September. We could start it as part of the live tasting and continue forward.


Sounds good, the thought just came to me and I thought I'd mention it. We can start discussions about it and go from there. Works for me! :thumbsup:

User avatar
Dram fine idea
Bronze Member
Posts: 185
Joined: Wed Apr 09, 2008 2:15 pm

Re: August 2008 Live Tasting - Preliminary Poll

Postby Dram fine idea » Fri Jul 11, 2008 2:59 pm

I would like to avoid weekend of Fri 8/Sat 9 August. I will be enjoying the Whisky Fringe on Sunday 10 August. Anyone else going on Sunday?


Return to “Whisky Tastings”



Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 0 guests