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By @jeanluc @jeanluc on 14th Dec 2009, show post

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@jwise
jwise replied

Ahhh... The '88 is one of the few I don't have. The '98 left something to be desired, but it is pretty good.

11 years ago 0

AJ replied

Last sunday the 27th of February I dealt with the last of Highland Park 12 and Bowmore Tempest. There were only a few onces in each, so I decided to mix it up a bit. I love pouring a few different types, often from different regions in one evening to give me some perspective. This is certainly not to say that I wouldn’t be loyal to just one bottle in an evening, depending on my mood, and what I’ve got in the cabinet. I currently have 8 varieties of smsw and bourbon open. Well I suppose that would be 7 now that Highland Park 12 is gone. It’s always bittersweet emptying such a fine bottle; almost feel like playing Taps...lol On the plus side I had the foresight to purchase 4 back up bottles of Tempest batch 1. It is a limited release so I stocked up, while it was still available. I also have a bottle and a half at my place in the city so the love affair will continues…..unabated. The Highland park 12 will have to wait as Lillyrose and I are getting ready for a scotch tasting weekend consisting of Glenmorangie Quinta Ruben , and Tullibardine Sauternes on the weekend of March 12/13th. The Tempest , Bowmore Darkest 15, and Laphroaig 10 will of course be on hand as dabblers. The two of us do have a nasty tendency to empty the chosen “bottle of the evening” in the wee hours of the morning after opening.We are kinda like two little kids in a candy store. In all honesty, how can we possibly resist?

11 years ago 0

@markjedi1
markjedi1 replied

Several bottles have been sent to the Whisky Walhalla this week. A couple of the bottles I've had for a long time, in fact: Bushmills 16 Three Wood, Bushmills 1608, Wemyss Freshly Cut Grass, Wemyss Toasted Oats, Wemyss Vanilla Smoke & Glen Keith 1990 from Malts of Scotland. Several more bottles have one or two drams left, so I'll be finishing off those soon enough. Silver lining: good excuse to buy new bottles.

11 years ago 0

@drinix
drinix replied

The last bottle I finished is the Glenmorangie 10yo Original. Great signature malt from Glenmorangie.

11 years ago 0

@dougwatts
dougwatts replied

Just finished Aberlour A'bunadh batch 28. Bloody gorgeous stuff.

11 years ago 0

@kharmin
kharmin replied

Auchentoshan triple wood. It was my first lowland, and I really liked it!

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@kansaipj
kansaipj replied

I just had a few drams of Glenmorangie Quinta Ruban. Lovely stuff... sublime.

11 years ago 0

rusbin replied

Finished two over the weekend... 12 years old Cardhu Speyside Scotch Whisky and a Clynelish Distiller's Edition

11 years ago 0

@jfpilon
jfpilon replied

Bushmills 10YO single malt. Silky smooth milk chocolate. gotta have more

11 years ago 0

@agroni
agroni replied

with tears i said goodbye to my Bowmore 12 year old. A perfect dram...drank it with full passion. I still cannot forget the slight peatiness with a small tint of fruits. For sure i am going to get it again...

11 years ago 0

@Alanjp
Alanjp replied

I have not long finished a bottle of Glencadam 10yr, not an amazing dram but suitable enough to drink regularly and keep you entertained!

11 years ago 0

@RobertH
RobertH replied

As with others, a tug at the heart strings and I bid a fond farewell to my bottles of Glenmorangie Sonnalta PX and a bottle of Yamazaki 18. The were a dram good pair and passed in the company of friends.

We hope to see them again soon. :)

11 years ago 0

@Gerrit
Gerrit replied

Sunday evening a Laphroaig 10yo

11 years ago 0

@Appadurai
Appadurai replied

Lagavulin 16 y.o.

11 years ago 0

AJ replied

Last wednesday, the 6th of April , I dealt with Bowmore 12 , and Laphroaig 10 the same evening . they were looking sad with only a few ounces in each , I just couldn't let it go on any longer. But I had the foresight to have unopened replacement to take their place , I find being proactive helps putting the last of a fine single malt back. You may want to look at it as mercy drinking...

11 years ago 0

@RobertH
RobertH replied

@A.J. Hear hear!

I would do the same. I have a bottle of Finalta that has been tempting me, but I have no method of replacement yet.

11 years ago 0

AJ replied

@ RobertH I understand you dilema , to polish off a bottle without having a means of replacement does cause stress , especially if you really enjoy the malt. I have waited for periods of time to get replacements before doing them in , I have been without HP12 for a few weeks . everytime I resign to replentish it ,some other fine malt calls out . Tomorow is HP12 night , I feel bad for having waited so long. I had to deal with Bowmore 12 , Laphroaig !0 , 2 bottles of bowmore Tempest , and a bottle of Glenmorangie Signet ( which came all the way from Arizona) . The Signet is scheduled to be tasted and finished on the evening of April 25th with Lillyrose. The Signet will be very difficult to replace as it is not sold in my province and I will have to but a case of 6 bottles . That will really cut into the ole scotch budget , but we have to try new things . It is the highest rated scotch on this site and having tried may of Glemo's previous offerings feel it will be worth every penny.

11 years ago 0

@MFish85
MFish85 replied

I said goodbye to my Glenrothes select reserve last week. It wasn't bad, but I'd probably look at one of the vintage releases rather than this one again.

11 years ago 0

UserRemoved replied

Sayonara to my beloved Glenfarclas 1974, Laphroaig 25, and Mac18. College buddies were in town, so we splurged.

11 years ago 0

@Andrea
Andrea replied

I've just finished a bottle of Ardmore traditional cask. Now i'm going to open a bottle of Bladnoch 13y.

11 years ago 0

@smokeybarrels

Balblair 2000. Passed suddenly and unexpectedly in the night. No flowers please. Donations to the Glendronach Revival procurement fund appreciated.

It's passing was not overly mourned. Good but not great.

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AJ replied

@smokeybarrels have to admit you made me laugh , well put .

11 years ago 0

AJ replied

@RobertH , couldn't wait till tonight , picked up the HP12 last night . Got home and enjoyed it's creamy goodness right away . Makes me uncomfortable to be without one of my regulars.

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@Lars
Lars replied

Glenlivet 12 yr, One of my first buys years ago. Not overly memorable moving on to better things.

11 years ago 0

@RobertH
RobertH replied

@A.J. I was tempted by the HP12 last night but settled on a nice Macallan 18, it's been a while since I enjoyed the sherry finish.

11 years ago 0

@smokeybarrels

@A.J. Thanks for your kind words at this difficult (not very) time...

11 years ago 0

@Kutter
Kutter replied

Just finished my Highland Park 18... It broke my heart. I replaced it with an Aberlour A'bunadh batch 27. It is good stuff, but not as mature as my HP18...

11 years ago 0

@smokeybarrels

@A.J. Have to agree the HP12 is one you want to have in your armoury at all times. Truly a man for all seasons. Enjoy..

11 years ago 0

@Donough
Donough replied

Talisker distillers 1992. Nice punch wiskey wiht a controlled smoke a burn. Probably finish my knockando tonight.

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