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Old 01-20-09, 11:40 PM   #1
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The Scotch Gentleman's (or woman's) Club

We'll start off with a nice Oban 14 year and see where the night takes us.

Club members.....Cheers!

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Tonight. No whiskey.

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A real Mans scotch.... Took me a while before i could stomach the stuff, but after you get used to it, it is quite nice.

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Haven't had the pleasure, yet. One can never pass up a good Highland whiskey, though.
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Laphroaig! Good choice! I can only drink a bit as it's like putting my mouth over a Highland chimney!
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Haven't had the pleasure, yet. One can never pass up a good Highland whiskey, though.
It's a good one, hard to beat for $25-$30.
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MMM....Laphroaig
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I'm working on the 12 year right now. It's a little light, but quite smooth.

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I've had the 21 year glenfiddich. It's good, but I've had better.
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It's a good one, hard to beat for $25-$30.
Nice! Sounds like I'll have to try it.

Ok gentlepeople, I have one of my favorites. Distilled in the only distillery on the Isle of Skye, of the northern coast of Scotland. A strong peat nose and a beautiful peat finish. This is a very smooth drink for only being 10 years old. Mmm mmm mmm. Drink up!

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I think I have a bottle of this kicking around.



(No I don't.)
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I've had the 21 year glenfiddich. It's good, but I've had better.
I find that the older a whiskey is, the less I tend to like it. I like the sharpness of some of the younger ones.
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I think I have a bottle of this kicking around.



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At $800+ a pop, I'd bow down to you...
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I store it in a hollowed-out Duesenberg.
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I find that between 10 and 18 to be good for a scotch.
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I store it in a hollowed-out Duesenberg.
Duesenbergs are nice, but I'd store it in a hollowed-out panda that's been stuffed into a hollowed-out Duesy if I were you.
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A real Mans scotch.... Took me a while before i could stomach the stuff, but after you get used to it, it is quite nice.

My current favourite. I am an official Friend of Laphroaig.

Currently all I have though is a 12 year old Glenfiddich.
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Duesenbergs are nice, but I'd store it in a hollowed-out panda that's been stuffed into a hollowed-out Duesy if I were you.
Well, of course. I wouldn't store glass bottles in a steel enclosure without sufficient padding.
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My current favourite. I am an official Friend of Laphroaig.

Currently all I have though is a 12 year old Glenfiddich.
We are now packing up and heading over to gnome's place.
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Next up for you connoisseur of the finest drink man has ever produced:

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I have to say, I never had that one, going to have to head out and get a bottle next time I need to restock.
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I have to say, I never had that one, going to have to head out and get a bottle next time I need to restock.
It's a much smoother, less smokey, but still very complex scotch.
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We are now packing up and heading over to gnome's place.
Whoot!... It's cheaper to buy whisky than airplane tickets to meet the cool fooster guys.
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I have found a good method of trying different whiskies without spending a huge fortune. Buy miniatures. I have a collection of (empties) of the different ones I've tried. I have Laphroaig 10 year; The BenRiach 10 year; Bunnahabhain; Tobermory; Sheep Dip; and an interesting blend called Gordon Graham's Black Bottle by Matthew Gloag & Son.

I like the Islay, Mull and other island whiskies.
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