Got a favorite scotch? Name your poison

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  1. Wheedle

    Wheedle I love inflatable fun!

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    My scotch experience is rather limited, but here lately a healthy glass of Balvenie Doublewood over chilled whiskey stones with a slight splash of water ( sacriledge... I know ) is my favorite end-of-evening drink.
  2. 68deluxe

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  3. basepc

    basepc Been here awhile

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    Bowmore 12. Just a sniff, swirl and a splash. Love it.
  4. 68deluxe

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    It is on one reviewers top 10 list. Sounds like good stuff.
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    I have my sights set on The Balvenie Tun 1401. An upscale grocery store has one bottle from vat #3. My wife said I could get it for our anniversary next week.
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  7. Apok

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    Scapa 16y/o is my current drink of choice. Lagavulin is a very close second.
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    99sleepyhollow JOEY DUNLOP 26 TT WINS

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    Bushmills just up the road from me is hard to beat , I'm quiet fond of Jamesons Irish single malt , Glenmorange and Glenfiddich .
  9. 68deluxe

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    I just got Michael Jacksons "Complete Guide to Single malt Scotch". Great book although it does not contain some recent releases.
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    High Country Herb Adventure Connoiseur

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    I like Aberfeldy

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    I have to say, though, Clan MacGregor is my go to Scotch. It is cheap, tastes good, and comes in a 1.75 liter bottle that lasts a while.

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  11. 68deluxe

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    I just got a bottle of Lagavulin Distillers Edition 1996-2012 from BevMo, great stuff but a little peaty for me. It definitely went down better after the first glass! I was going to get the cask strength 12 YO but saw the DE and I bought the last one they had. Their web site sucks and it is impossible to figure out what a store has in stock.
  12. 68deluxe

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    This guy is entertaining:

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    I just got two of these glasses and will try them out with The Balvenie Tun 1401 batch 3 tonight.

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  14. 68deluxe

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    +1

    Just add enough water to bring it down to 35%.
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    Did he serve it on a square plate? :lol3
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    I've had 3 glasses of this last night.... decent stuff..
  17. 60HzShuffle

    60HzShuffle Been here awhile

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    Not a massive fan but I do like "glenlivet".....
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    Just got a new bottle tonight of something I have never tried before. Really strong stuff at 60%.

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    Bought a bottle of The Balvenie 15 single barrel last week. A little on the strong side at 47% but has an overpowering spicy/lemony flavor, can't really get past that yet.