CENTRAL RALLY "The Sound of Awesomeness" 6 AUG 9-17 13'

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  1. propforward

    propforward PIE!romaniac

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    That Glenrothes has a sunday evening feel to it, I think.

    Something to look forward to this evening.
  2. Bonebag

    Bonebag ADDvrider

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    sweet mother of christ:eek1
  3. propforward

    propforward PIE!romaniac

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    I'm just showing off really. It is nothing but gratuitous attention getting. I am so bloody shallow.

    But it's good to know you all love me - or at least my scotch collection, and really that's good enough.

    :rofl
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    OU812 Legend in my own Mind!

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    You bring both and the love will flow.:lol3
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    propforward PIE!romaniac

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    Until the bottles of love are empty, anyway. :evil
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    C Squared Now with TURBO!

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    Oh no, we can love a memory......
  7. propforward

    propforward PIE!romaniac

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    Funny you should mention memory. If I do a tour of this stuff, that's one thing that eludes me. :hmmmmm
  8. zora

    zora the explora

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    My thoughts exactly! TimmmmyCC, DSM, Lojack and I have been plowing our way through the menu at the Malt House.



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    I think Prop has their selection beat!
  9. zora

    zora the explora

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    How is that Dalmore Cigar Malt? Dalmore is my go-to fave, but never seen that one.
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    propforward PIE!romaniac

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    It's been a while since I tried it. I tell you what, I'll sample it tonight and review it.

    I really enjoyed the Glenrothes ( a 20 year old). It's my current fave.

    HA! The malt house lists Johnnie Walker. I have JW gold and black, but not red. Maybe I should have included my blends as well - I only have a few though.
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    propforward PIE!romaniac

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    Well, alrighty.

    The Cigar malt (it is apparently a single malt, but they don't say the age - unusual) has the same smooth finish of the "regular" Dalmore. (I am comparing it to the 12 year old), and similar light flavourings, but it is somehow a little more rich, with almost slightly sweet overtones in it. It reminds me of dark caramel and vanilla.

    :huh

    It warms with the same sensation as a brandy. I can see why people would have this with cigars, although I myself do not partake of the smoke - except in barbeque.

    That's what I reckon anyway. This is a lot more thorough than my usual tasting reviews which usually end in "it's really nice" or "I like it I think it's good".

    To be honest your best bet is to come over and try it.

    OK - so that was my attempt at rating it, here is from a more "trusted" source




    I think I did alright. :dunno
  12. zora

    zora the explora

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    SOLD!

    As much as I love scotch and would probably give up evey other booze in the world if I had to choose one, I would be laughed out of a room of connoisseurs if I tried to review the notes and finishes. I know what I like, how I like it, when I like it. I will make it my new quest to track that one (or you) down. :D
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    zora the explora

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    I am not a good taster either, and generally subscribe to the yes good, no bad descriptions :deal

    I think I may pick up a bottle of that ardbeg....arberg...ardvaark..whatever stuff saturday. Still have more than half a bottle of the Double Wood tho.
  15. oPAULo

    oPAULo jack of all terrain

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    Are you guys mixing that with Coke or Mountian Dew?
    Amy got a bottle of makers mark for Christmas that we mix with dew.
    Helluva buzz.:lol3





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  16. propforward

    propforward PIE!romaniac

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    Want! :drif

    It's only 200 dollars a bottle.

    That's about it. If it tastes good, it is good. Good enough for me.

    I asked an expert on wine tasting how you pick up a taste for different wines, and he told me to "drink as many as you can, you'll figure it out". This seems to be exceptional advice, and I don't see why it wouldn't apply here. He also told me to pay not too much attention to the official tasters and reports, just go with what you like. A fine fellow.

    :fpalm
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    papalobster With Gusto!

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    Except that almost all wine tastes like shit. "Corn or watermelon seeds"? Does it matter? It's all awful.:lol3

    Boomer, you could have a fine scotch collection as well if you didn't feel the need to finish the bottle once opened.

    Paul, Makers needs to be mixed. It's pretty darn harsh for a bourbon (46 is a tad mellower). But Mountain Dew? :huh Try ginger ale.

    I fall into the like or dislike category with scotch as well, but actually prefer bourbon.

    So that all being said. Scotch Buffet on Thursday night:deal
  18. propforward

    propforward PIE!romaniac

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    Yeah, go on then.
  19. papalobster

    papalobster With Gusto!

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    In years past we've had a whiskey buffet on Rally Thursday, I think a tequilia buffet last year (I'm not a tequilia fan), so why not a scotch buffet?:norton Kind of like a pot luck. Bring a bottle to share if you want in.

    Maybe we can send boomer to the U.P. for the night so he doesn't just dump it all into his head:lol3
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    Kidding, right?:lol3