Longmorn 16

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Re: Longmorn 16

Postby Paul A Jellis » Wed Jan 30, 2008 4:43 pm

I tried the 16 at Whisky Live last year, I do think it is better than the old 15, but only just. It's certainly not that much better.

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Re: Longmorn 16

Postby lohssanami » Wed Jan 30, 2008 6:11 pm

I better pick up a 15 before they are gone. I haven't tried any Longmorn yet, and it seems that my time may be running out to get one in the store.

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Re: Longmorn 16

Postby Reggaeblues » Wed Jan 30, 2008 9:20 pm

If I remember rightly Williie, he said it was like meeting a girl, expecting a great shag, and all she does is chew gum and look at her watch...

Now I've only snuck a peek at the book, I don't own the 2008 yet, as it MAY have been another whisky, but I'm pretty certain it was the Longmorn 16, because it is a great distillery, and the 15, if you can find it, IS great, so knowing it's being discontinued, i was especially keen to see what JM thought of the new 16.

the packaging looks a bit OTT, and doubtless expensive in itself.

go for the 15 while you can!

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Re: Longmorn 16

Postby woodhill » Wed Jan 30, 2008 11:24 pm

£50 in UK :shock: :shock: :shock:

When you think what you CAN get for fifty quid?!?!?

Even a Nadurra is only £35 for a Litre. (in duty free granted but still)

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Re: Longmorn 16

Postby Reggaeblues » Thu Jan 31, 2008 12:46 am

Aye, 'tis wise methinks to wait 'til i'm offered one to sample. £50 is a lot to part with on a whim. OTOH I forked out £39 for a Mac FO15 due to Jim's eulogies, and 95 score, and was somewhat disappointed.

He also hated the new Bowmore 18, which I loved when offered 2 generous samples at the vintage House. As I recall, the finish lasted all the way to Croydon East...that's a walk to Oxford Circus from Soho, a tube to victoria, and a train to Croydon.

OTOH the finish on the 'Farclas 15( a "JM" 95 also as I recall) was gone by the time i reached Tottenham Court Road station from Milroy's - a 7 minute walk at most.

so there you go! What does Serge say about the Longmorn 16?

At least we all agree the 15 is mighty fine...and still less than £40 whan last I spied a flagon o' the stuff...

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Re: Longmorn 16

Postby lohssanami » Sun Mar 09, 2008 4:16 am

It's on Shopper's Vineyard for $57.99, but it doesn't say if it comes with the box. It is even accompanied by a quote from Martine Nouet, Whisky Magazine.

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Re: Longmorn 16

Postby Gov » Tue Mar 18, 2008 9:30 pm

Just saw this whisky in a liquor store near me for $45! :shock: Maybe I should get it? Never had a longmorn yet

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Re: Longmorn 16

Postby woodhill » Tue Mar 18, 2008 11:07 pm

$45 for the 16yo

That is cheap even for the 15yo

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Re: Longmorn 16

Postby Gov » Wed Mar 19, 2008 2:13 am

I am not sure why they have it so cheap. I do know that they just got it in and only had one bottle on the shelf.


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