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By @Nozinan @Nozinan on 20th Jan 2017, show post

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@BlueNote
BlueNote replied

@Astroke Very good policy there, mate. Just be sure you don't accidentally put whisky in the baby bottle. wink

2 months ago 0

@BlueNote
BlueNote replied

@RianC I came close with a bottle of Compass Box Flaming Heart when I picked it up by the top of the tube. It has a lid that is around 3 inches long which came off in my hand. Just managed to grab it as it was heading for ceramic tile floor.

2 months ago 2Who liked this?

@Nozinan
Nozinan replied

@BlueNote I wrote a review of the whisky shortly after... “Never pour angry....”

2 months ago 1Who liked this?

@Nozinan
Nozinan replied

Something cask strength.

I’m currently sitting in a meeting of my professional association discussing how meetings of our organization should be run.

Again.

Painful.

about one month ago 2Who liked this?

@Hewie
Hewie replied

@Nozinan Oh my. A meeting about meetings! Give this man a drink laughing

about one month ago 4Who liked this?

@Nozinan
Nozinan replied

@Astroke don’t be silly. That got resolved in less than 2 minutes. If only...

about one month ago 1Who liked this?

@BlueNote
BlueNote replied

No Kilkerran 8 for me. Sold out by the time I decided to pop for one. Next time it comes up on sale I'll be a little quicker off the mark.

about one month ago 5Who liked this?

@paddockjudge
paddockjudge replied

This one has cast a spell on me. Intriguing, I think about this one throughout the day. Beguiling, does not hit as hard as it’s 66.9% abv. Enticing, M...O...R...E... This is a once-in-a-decade whiskey.

about one month ago 3Who liked this?

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@paddockjudge
paddockjudge replied

@BlueNote, it is bottled by Sazerac in Montreal, that is where they keep the good stuff before it hits the trade routes. Mister Sam is a blend of Sazerac’s finest American whiskey and Canadian whisky.... some of Sazerac’s best (BTAC style) whiskies go into this one. Only 1200 bottles in this first edition.

about one month ago 3Who liked this?

@BlueNote
BlueNote replied

@paddockjudge I’m guessing that would be Mister Sam Bronfman?

about one month ago 2Who liked this?

Jonathan replied

Van Winkle 10: 129$ just seemed ike too much for the same bottle I paid half for a few years ago. I'd rather splurge on Springbank CS or Octomore.It wasn't an easy decision!

about one month ago 1Who liked this?

@paddockjudge
paddockjudge replied

@BlueNote, indeed a tribute to Mister Sam Bronfman..... who owned just about everything whisky, and many more things, during the sixties and seventies.

about one month ago 4Who liked this?

Astroke replied

@Jonathan You could have picked it up and traded it for 2 Springbank 12 CS's and then some. Amazed that you saw it on a shelf.

about one month ago 0

@paddockjudge
paddockjudge replied

@Astroke, funny you should ask.....

.....At the Young and Feisty tasting, hosted by @fiddich1984, we had a wee sip of Mister Sam.

about one month ago 2Who liked this?

@BlueNote
BlueNote replied

@paddockjudge A wee sip? Looks like you boys sipped that sucker dry. laughing

about one month ago 1Who liked this?

@BlueNote
BlueNote replied

I’m not drinking any Loch Lomond Croftengea this Friday happy hour. It seems to be caught up in the Christmas shipping schmozle between ZYN and my house. worried

about one month ago 2Who liked this?

@paddockjudge
paddockjudge replied

@BlueNote, no, no, no, the group was overly polite. Only a small portion of the freshly opened bottle number two was consumed. The empty is bottle number one. That got drained quickly by me and a few friends. blush

about one month ago 2Who liked this?

@BlueNote
BlueNote replied

@paddockjudge Thousands wouldn’t, but I believe you. grin

about one month ago 2Who liked this?

Jonathan replied

@Astroke that thought crossed my mind. I “won the lottery” at my liquor store, but made a mistake by saying “any van winkle” as first choice. I liked but didn’t love the first bottle I had at 55 or so, and the mark up from the now suggested BT price seemed silly (from 70 to 129$), given that I have had much better bottles for 129$. I didn’t want to buy a bottle that I wouldn’t want to drink at that price, and what I could get for Old Rip 10 is up in the air. I’ll probably ask here before turning the offer down.

about one month ago 0

Jonathan replied

decisions, decisions!

about one month ago 0

@Nozinan
Nozinan replied

I have never seen or heard of Glen Forest. I saw it while paying the bill at a restaurant in Mizpeh Ramon.

I will probably never taste it either.

This isn’t a whisky trip, though I hope to visit the milk and honey distillery in 2 days. Any whisky tasted is a bonus.

about one month ago 0

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@Hewie
Hewie replied

Went to see Guy Ritchie's "The Gentlemen" at the movies the other night. Great movie very much like "Lock Stock and Two Smoking Barrels" which I loved. Had some serious product placement featuring Glenfarclas. Gave me a hankering for some 'farclas after they demolished more than one bottle of 1976 40 year old. Shame I don't have a single bottle of Glenfarclas in my stash sweat_smile
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yesterday 3Who liked this?

@Nozinan
Nozinan replied

3 versions of Ardmore. I was planning on cracking the next sample bottle from the Advent calendar and contrasting with a mini I bought in Calgary and a sample from @cricklewood. But a flat tire, dog responsibilities and grade 6 French put a stop to that. Now it's too late and tomorrow I'm on call and Friday is Lunar new year dinner with my bother's family... Maybe Saturday.

12 hours ago 1Who liked this?

@cricklewood
cricklewood replied

@Nozinan I don't remember passing along this Ardmore sample but glad it will eventually be part of some sort of vertical tasting. If the planetd align rofl

2 hours ago 0

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