Bells 12 yr old

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Bells 12 yr old

Postby BruceCrichton » Sun Jun 22, 2003 10:06 pm

This stuff is going cheap in my local Asda. If it's the same in your local, I suggest that you get some as it joyous stuff with a mouth-feel like velvet.

Anyone know if there are plans to push this stuff in this country or if it is just a one-off?

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Postby Deactivated Member » Thu Jun 26, 2003 4:34 am

I personally find it too sweet and very rough.
Its hung on the wall in every pub in the UK.
Most people then drink it as a chaser between pints of beer, rather than to enjoy it as a nice glass of whiskey. Taken this way it needs to "hurt"
Bells certainly fits the bill.
Still you know the saying "one mans poison"

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Postby BruceCrichton » Thu Jun 26, 2003 11:05 pm

Are you having a laugh?

It's Bells 8 yr old that's on the wall of every pub in Britain.

I'm talking about the 12 yr old whisky which is a 100% different animal.

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Postby Deactivated Member » Fri Jun 27, 2003 1:43 pm

I stand corrected I never read your posting fully.
Please accept my appologies!
My posting was intended to be a little humerous,in fact the 8 year old Bells is not a bad drop of scotch, IMHO
Mt favourite blend is Johnnie Walker Black Label on offer at the moment at £16.99 in the UK.

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Postby BruceCrichton » Fri Jul 04, 2003 5:53 pm

Bells 12 yr is now in Tesco's at £20.

I assume the Asda offer is promotional.

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Postby Gate » Sat Jul 05, 2003 1:42 pm

It's in Sainsbury's at £14.99. So I got some, and it is indeed a fine dram, about as much better than the 8-year-old Bell's as the present 8-year-old is than the gopping stuff Bell's used to be. Top tip, Bruce Image

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Postby BruceCrichton » Sun Jul 06, 2003 7:57 pm

My boss has put me in charge of getting the whisky for his son's wedding next month and I got him some of this stuff.

Glad to have been of service to all who have taken my advice.


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