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  1. #891
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    I don't usually drink Lowland Whisky, but when I do, it is Auchentoshan.

    I like Glenmorangie Original, but I'm not a fan of the wine barrel finishes.


    Rum casks, on the other hand...

    Balvenie Caribbean Cask is a favorite in our house. My sweetie, @carolinanan117 is quite fond of it.
    Last edited by ASinclair; 8th January 19 at 09:50 AM. Reason: username correction
    Allen Sinclair
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    North Carolina Commissioner
    Clan Sinclair Association (USA)

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    Quote Originally Posted by ShaunMaxwell View Post
    I'm fond of the Glenmorangies, but my favorite is Balvenie Caribbean Cask 14 year. My sister gave me a bottle of Balvenie Doublewood 12 year (aged in whisky oak and finished in sherry oak) that I'll be opening soon!
    I've enjoyed that Balvenie Doublewood before, and even gifted a couple to cherished friends after I found it at the Class VI on a steep reduction.

    Good stuff!
    Ry'n ni yma o hyd, er gwaethaf pawb a phopeth.

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    I receive a bottle from the Choir every Christmas. Fairly usual, but always enjoyable, as well as being thoughtful of them.
    This year, I was presented Caol Isla Natural Cask Strength. A 61.6% vessel of pure enjoyment. Buy its appearance and the inability to easily find it online it came from Scotland (not the usual NAmerican labelling).
    I'll return to this post with a photo of it at some point soon.

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    Today a nice Talisker.
    His Exalted Highness Duke Standard the Pertinacious of Chalmondley by St Peasoup
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    Per Electum - Non consanguinitam

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    A friend recently visited Scotland and returned with a sample (~ 1 oz.) of Singleton of Glen Ord 12, 15, & 18. The 12 is very good. She said that the Singletons were reserved for distribution in Asia & Europe and my Googling efforts appear to confirm that.

    The Glen Ord distillery was founded by Thomas Mackenzie on the Black Isle in 1838 and is the only remaining single malt scotch whisky distillery on the Black Isle. It is now part of the Diageo empire (big surprise there) and has been undergoing modernization and expansion this century.

    If the distillery has a web site, I cant find it... which I find odd.
    Tulach Ard

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    Last evening was a Highland Park 10; while I really enjoy the stronger pests from Islay, I find the Highland Park more subtle and allows some of the other flavours to take centre stage.

    I also just saw my liquor store has a Laphroaig on sale so I may have to add one of those to my collection!

    Shane

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