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Whisky!(No bloody E!)

Postby Robspierre » 05 Mar 2011 00:35

So it appears that more than Omph and myself enjoy the water of life. I personally partial to the Oban 14 as my favorite tipple.

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Re: Whisky!(No bloody E!)

Postby Omphalos » 05 Mar 2011 01:53

Hey! Thanks for the reminder. Its 10 pm, the kiddos are nustled snugly in their beds, and daddy's ripping CDs. Think I'll go get me some Highland Park.

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Re: Whisky!(No bloody E!)

Postby D Pope » 05 Mar 2011 02:50

Though my last bottle offered up it's dregs before Christmas, i'm still fond of Glen Morangie.

By the by, since 1986 i've referred to Rumple Mintz as the Juice of Life. Good for what ails you, that stuff.
Leto II is gone for good, except for OM. The "pearl" was just that; a miniscule portion of what Leto was, and not a compressed version of the whole. The pearl that the worms have do not make them Leto, or in any way similar to him.
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Re: Whisky!(No bloody E!)

Postby lotek » 05 Mar 2011 08:25

Glen Morangie is nice but I find it a bit too easy on the palate ;)

Discovered this one at my local
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Very nice !!
(and not cheap, bottles go for 30 quid)

A doulbe at the pub is 2.99 though, that's the good thing about living in the East End, stuff is cheaper than elsewhere in London ;)
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Re: Whisky!(No bloody E!)

Postby Omphalos » 05 Mar 2011 12:51

lotek wrote:Glen Morangie is nice but I find it a bit too easy on the palate ;)

Discovered this one at my local
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Very nice !!
(and not cheap, bottles go for 30 quid)

A doulbe at the pub is 2.99 though, that's the good thing about living in the East End, stuff is cheaper than elsewhere in London ;)


Those look like contract overruns. They usually aren't spectacular, but can be solid.

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Re: Whisky!(No bloody E!)

Postby SandChigger » 05 Mar 2011 22:23

Lagavulin or Talisker.

Tried Laphroaig weekend before last at the little underground shot bar some of my friends are regulars at. Was quite nice. :)

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Re: Whisky!(No bloody E!)

Postby Robspierre » 05 Mar 2011 23:10

SandChigger wrote:Lagavulin or Talisker.

Tried Laphroaig weekend before last at the little underground shot bar some of my friends are regulars at. Was quite nice. :)


Laphroaig is excellent, I really like the 15 and Quarter Cask. Try Ardbeg, if you enjoy, Lagavulin, Talisker, and Laphroaig, you will probably enjoy Ardbeg, it is the peatiest if the single malts and is heaven on the tongue.

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Re: Whisky!(No bloody E!)

Postby SandChigger » 06 Mar 2011 03:47

Okey-dokey. Thanks for the recommendation. ;)

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Re: Whisky!(No bloody E!)

Postby Hunchback Jack » 17 Mar 2011 04:40

I'm partial to The Macallan.

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Re: Whisky!(No bloody E!)

Postby lotek » 17 Mar 2011 06:37

found this for 12 quid at Sainsbury's
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Description:
Colour: Rich, golden highlights.

Nose: Full and round with a silky spectrum of soft nuances which are displayed immediately. An impeccable balance prevails with no individual malt or grain whisky predominating. The Double Marriage process of the 41 constituent parts has assured a lasting union - a perfect marriage.

This is the key to the blend's success - time allows the aged malts to amalgamate and harmonise. The 'vatted malt or blended malt', as it is now known, is held in sherry butts and left for several months during its first marriage. Once again time is called upon. The blended malt is then mixed with six different grain whiskies and returned to another set of sherry butts to complete its second stage of maturation before it is finally bottled.

Taste: By allowing the double married blend to drift over the tongue, the warmth of the mouth releases additional flavours - honeyed soft fruits arise in profusion. Seductively smooth, rich tones assert their influence in the background before giving way to a pleasing warm aftertaste which lingers long in the mouth.

This exceptional blend is a true reflection of its founders' exacting standards.


It was quite nice for the price, a very good substitute to the cheap Grants or Bells :)
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Re: Whisky!(No bloody E!)

Postby Robspierre » 23 Nov 2011 15:15

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Re: Whisky!(No bloody E!)

Postby Freakzilla » 23 Nov 2011 15:20

Two fisted drinker, huh? Is one of those a chaser? :P
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Re: Whisky!(No bloody E!)

Postby DuneFishUK » 12 Feb 2012 18:21

http://uk.lifestyle.yahoo.com/100-000-w ... bilee.html

£100,000 whisky served up to celebrate Diamond Jubilee

Only 60 bottles of the Diamond Jubilee scotch, made by Johnnie Walker distiller Diageo, have been produced for sale, and are being offered to known collectors of rare and expensive whiskies.

Another single bottle will be given to the Queen.

The whisky is a blend of grain and malt whiskies all dating from 1952, and finished in casks made of oak from the Queen's Sandringham estate.

In case you don't have £100,000 to spare and are wondering what it tastes like, the master blender for all Johnnie Walker whiskies, Jim Beveridge, said he is "surprised and delighted" by the way the Jubilee whisky has turned out.

"With as whisky as old as 60 years, sometimes it can be a bit crusty and the flavours can be a bit subdued. But this one is very vibrant," he said. "It has a fresh fruity flavour, and a finish which is smoky and also has an exotic fruit taste."

He added Diageo has plenty of whisky stocks dating back 50 years, but for anything older than that there are far fewer to choose from.

1952 was "an intersting year" for distillers, as the whisky industry started to get back on its feet after the Second World War, said Mr Beveridge.

The whisky will be bottled today, in Baccarat crystal decanters, at the Royal Lochnagar Distillery on the edges of the Queen's Balmoral estate.

David Gates, the head of Diageo's whisky business, said the company originally planned to offer the Diamond Jubilee whisky to wealthy afficionados in Asia Pacific and Latin America, but has now had requests from the US and Europe as well.

All profits from the sale of the bottles will go to the Queen Elizabeth Scholarship Trust (QEST).



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Re: Whisky!(No bloody E!)

Postby trang » 13 Feb 2012 18:47

maybe I'm to whisky sheltered, love to try all those.

Im very domestic I guess, Segrams, Crown Royal, Makers Mark, Jack, Jim.. a little evan williams now and again.
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Re: Whisky!(No bloody E!)

Postby JustSomeGuy » 13 Feb 2012 19:59

Why Whisky?
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Re: Whisky!(No bloody E!)

Postby SandRider » 13 Feb 2012 21:00

one hunnert-thousand english pounds?

how much is that in Real Money?


& why the fuck give the fucking Queen of Fucking england Scotch ?
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Re: Whisky!(No bloody E!)

Postby D Pope » 13 Feb 2012 21:48

It's not scotch, it's a blend!
The bottle is pretty. :lol:
Leto II is gone for good, except for OM. The "pearl" was just that; a miniscule portion of what Leto was, and not a compressed version of the whole. The pearl that the worms have do not make them Leto, or in any way similar to him.
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Re: Whisky!(No bloody E!)

Postby Omphalos » 13 Feb 2012 22:00

D Pope wrote:It's not scotch, it's a blend!
The bottle is pretty. :lol:


I drank a bottle of their Century once. Great fucking stuff.

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Re: Whisky!(No bloody E!)

Postby Hunchback Jack » 14 Feb 2012 01:38

D Pope wrote:The bottle is pretty. :lol:


Yeah, but it doesn't hold much. Half empty, effectively.

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Re: Whisky!(No bloody E!)

Postby lotek » 14 Feb 2012 07:48

it's half pretty
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Re: Whisky!(No bloody E!)

Postby D Pope » 14 Feb 2012 10:20

lotek wrote:
Hunchback Jack wrote:
D Pope wrote:The bottle is pretty. :lol:


Yeah, but it doesn't hold much. Half empty, effectively.

HBJ

it's half pretty

I'm really not good with scale but I thought for that kind of scratch, you'd get a fifth at least!
Isn't that bottle about the size of a Dimple or Chambord?
Leto II is gone for good, except for OM. The "pearl" was just that; a miniscule portion of what Leto was, and not a compressed version of the whole. The pearl that the worms have do not make them Leto, or in any way similar to him.
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Re: Whisky!(No bloody E!)

Postby Robspierre » 14 Apr 2012 22:21

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SandRider, you know a good source for leathers?


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Re: Whisky!(No bloody E!)

Postby Freakzilla » 14 Apr 2012 23:20

That round one with the mud flap girl is really cool! :mrgreen:
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Re: Whisky!(No bloody E!)

Postby Robspierre » 17 Jun 2012 12:55

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Fuck yes!

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Re: Whisky!(No bloody E!)

Postby Robspierre » 08 Dec 2012 22:40

Somebody is having a threesome tonight!

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