Scapa 14 Packaging

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The Scapa 14 Tube in the picture is...

Poll ended at Wed Nov 28, 2007 6:34 pm

Awful. What were they thinking?
1
5%
Offensive to the eye. Please wrap it in a brown paper bag.
1
5%
Not bad. As nice as many others anyways.
11
58%
Quite good. I wish more distillers would use more packaging like this.
3
16%
Brilliant! Absolutely the nicest tube on the market!
3
16%
 
Total votes: 19

jruddy
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Scapa 14 Packaging

Postby jruddy » Thu Aug 30, 2007 6:34 pm

I have never (until today) even thought of purchasing Scapa 14, simply because of the contemporary packaging (which is a nice way to say an ugly modern looking tube).

Based on comments by my guests I needed a lighter dram to offer up and bought a bottle.

Is it me, or does this tube look more like something produced in Hollywood than in Scotland?


Image(Not my pic - swiped off the interweb...)

Jan
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Postby Jan » Thu Aug 30, 2007 8:31 pm

HHMM.. now that you mention it, I can see what you mean.

While I do not think it a great packaging, I do not find it as offensive as you seem to do.

I have not voted - need an "indifferent" option.
And yes the important part: the malt inside is a nice, light malt :)

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Postby Deactivated Member » Fri Aug 31, 2007 12:54 am

I just think it's kind of drab and uninspiring, as if they didn't want to be noticed. Yeah, that beam of sunlight on the water just doesn't say "Orkney" to me--how about a sideways squall of hailstones?

My local pusher still has one last bottle of 12. There were three or four up there for a long time, and I was hoping they'd drop the price from $47.99. No such luck, I guess. I don't want it $47.99 worth.

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Postby irishwhiskeychaser » Sun Sep 02, 2007 3:03 am

The old lable was better but not by much ... obviously they don't spend alot them :wink:

Not the worst either though...

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Postby Deactivated Member » Sun Sep 02, 2007 11:39 am

I don't have a problem with it. To my mind it's better than their neighbours new livery!
I'm more interested in what's in the inside and would commend it to all whisky drinkers.

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Postby dram_time » Sun Sep 02, 2007 12:26 pm

I like it.

Its better than most others.

Dt.

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Postby LeoDLion » Tue Sep 04, 2007 4:04 pm

I like bottles with colorful labels and would buy and collect bottles just because of it. Like last week, I bought two bottles of old Antiquary because the label is quite unique and looks very old with a man facing backwards dressed in old clothes reaching for a bottle.

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Postby vitara7 » Tue Sep 04, 2007 11:35 pm

theres worse packagings on the market.

must say though, i popped a bottle in with my shopping in sainsburys tonight, not because of the eye catching packaging, but for the £19.99 price. £5 off.


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