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Re: Whisky

Postby Grip Fast » Tue Jul 04, 2017 5:54 pm

Thought of this thread today as we walked round Gatehouse of Fleet in the pouring rain. Some serious attention to the task in hand (drinking whisky) in order to fill 3 windows of a house with empties.

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Re: Whisky

Postby slparry » Tue Jul 04, 2017 7:46 pm

another gift from a customer :)


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Re: Whisky

Postby Hay Ewe^ » Mon Jul 10, 2017 10:08 am

I needed a cork - specifically from a Glennfiddich bottle as it fits tubes that I use for storing stuff.
Anyway, I went to my locak Dan Murpheys - also known as Dr. Dans, to get a bottle of Glennfiddich.

But of course, with such a range, I had to check what else was there.
I also bought this

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its only a half liter bottle and cost AUD$100, so that is about GBP100 per liter.
Its a bit good though!
Dont know when I shall drink it though, likely keep it till an appropriate location.
Will probably buy another as well, one to drink and one to keep.

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Re: Whisky

Postby dave the german » Mon Jul 10, 2017 12:23 pm

[quote="Hay Ewe^"]I needed a cork - specifically from a Glennfiddich bottle as it fits tubes that I use for storing stuff.
Anyway, I went to my locak Dan Murpheys - also known as Dr. Dans, to get a bottle of Glennfiddich.

That's got to be the best excuse for buying a bottle of whisky!! :lol: :lol:
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Re: Whisky

Postby Hay Ewe^ » Wed Sep 06, 2017 12:33 pm

Hanging out for a taster this evening, but despite having about 8 liters in the cellar, I'm not opening any of that, cant drink that its too good!
But a 3 day cycling event coming up in 10 days time and then a week away at my get-away place with friends, I shall need some. Need to make a trip to the bottl'o, choices, choices

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Re: Whisky

Postby Hay Ewe^ » Sun Sep 24, 2017 9:44 am

For the 3 day cycle event, I picked up a bottle of Glenfiddich Solera cask.
The people that I would normally camp with had different arrangements this year and so I had some on my own instead in my tent.

I then went else where with some others and we put it to use, sitting outside till late at night, under the stars, it was so clear, carrying on and eating and drinking.

mmmmmm still have half a bottle left - thats a good indicator - we enjoyed it rather than drank it.

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Re: Whisky

Postby slparry » Mon Oct 30, 2017 11:00 pm

Laphroaig Quarter Cask ...... have had to have a few to sample this evening and it's a bit nice :D
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Re: Whisky

Postby Chout1963 » Tue Feb 20, 2018 1:26 pm

Oh wow, I do not have any idea of Whiskey, but I got a Whiskey tasting as a present for Christmas from my wife :D :D I'm already excited!

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Re: Whisky

Postby BoxerCup R » Fri Apr 06, 2018 7:34 am

Now then

Treat myself to a 2017 new release from Blair Athol last year :wink:

https://flic.kr/p/GdGNWk
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Re: Whisky

Postby BoxerCup R » Wed May 30, 2018 6:02 pm

I drank quite a bit of Oban 14 year old last week on our tour of Scotland after buying a bottle, in Oban funnily enough and really like it, a lot, but tried a Balvenie Caribbean Cask 14 year old in Grantown-on-Spey and that is very nice indeed 8)
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Re: Whisky

Postby slparry » Thu Jul 05, 2018 12:04 pm

Well had a visitor at work today, our very own Paul Stratton enroute to places northern from the toxic wastelands of "darn sarf" :)

Not only did he come bearing a belated birthday gift but also some natty gold boxertrix stickers.

The whisky is from his personal stash of Islay single malt, sooooo looking forward to sampling when I get home tonight!

Thanks Paul very very much appreciated!!

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Re: Whisky

Postby BoxerCup R » Thu Jul 05, 2018 3:27 pm

slparry wrote:Well had a visitor at work today, our very own Paul Stratton enroute to places northern from the toxic wastelands of "darn sarf" :)

Not only did he come bearing a belated birthday gift but also some natty gold boxertrix stickers.

The whisky is from his personal stash of Islay single malt, sooooo looking forward to sampling when I get home tonight!

Thanks Paul very very much appreciated!!


Great stuff, well done Paul and happy days Steve :D
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Re: Whisky

Postby popsky » Thu Jul 05, 2018 4:26 pm

slparry wrote:
gold boxertrix stickers.




Nice wicky but GOLD stickers :shock: :shock: :shock:

Me too please Paul :D
Phil.

R1200S and loving it !

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Re: Whisky

Postby dave the german » Fri Jul 06, 2018 3:35 am

Enjoy Steve!!
Got a friend who has a place in Port Ellen - I REALLY do need to go there!!
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Re: Whisky

Postby slparry » Fri Jul 06, 2018 6:29 am

dave the german wrote:Enjoy Steve!!
Got a friend who has a place in Port Ellen - I REALLY do need to go there!!


When you go, make sure you book a ferry, they get very busy (trucks shunting barley/malt/whisky) so you're lucky if you get on one without booking
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