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Offline kmccaf

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Re: Whiskey
« Reply #570 on: January 24, 2016, 06:33:27 PM »
Laphroaig 10 is my go-to as well. Caol Ila is another great one if you're into peat.

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Caol Ila? I never heard of it or have seen it as far as I know. Is it an Islay?

It is indeed an Islay. I've had them a couple of times. One was very good, the other was not. I forget what they were, other than they were aged in wine barrels.
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Re: Whiskey
« Reply #571 on: January 27, 2016, 05:27:15 AM »
Laphroaig 10 is my go-to as well. Caol Ila is another great one if you're into peat.

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Caol Ila? I never heard of it or have seen it as far as I know. Is it an Islay?
Yep. After the three distilleries on the southern coast of Islay (Laphroaig, Lagavulin and Ardbeg), it's probably the next peatiest. The other Islay distilleries (Bowmore, Bunnahabhain and Bruichladdich) tend to be lower on peat, although still a fair amount compared to Highland whiskies.

Scapa 16 year is another overlooked Scotch that is similar in style to the Islay distilleries.
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Re: Whiskey
« Reply #572 on: January 27, 2016, 04:57:06 PM »
Here's a question on Wild Turkey

I haven't had 101 in years and decided to pick up a bottle because it's brand is rebounding. This is a truly good bourbon.

However, it's not quite how I remembered it. It was much more mellow (a good thing).

Do you all know if they changed anything in the past 5 years or so or if it's just my taste buds changing? Yes, this was 101 and not the new 81.

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Re: Whiskey
« Reply #573 on: January 29, 2016, 08:03:40 PM »
I gotta be honest, I purchase a handle of Wild Turkey 101 when I graduated with my MS in 1994 and it lingered in the bar until about 2012 when I finished it off and I haven't had any since that I can recall.

I also remember someone getting us some WT back in the early 80's and not getting the 101, it was 80 proof.

I'll have to try some more recent vintage 101. Had I been smart enough I could have compared the 1994 to what is available today.
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Re: Whiskey
« Reply #574 on: January 29, 2016, 10:57:21 PM »
I gotta be honest, I purchase a handle of Wild Turkey 101 when I graduated with my MS in 1994 and it lingered in the bar until about 2012 when I finished it off and I haven't had any since that I can recall.

I also remember someone getting us some WT back in the early 80's and not getting the 101, it was 80 proof.

I'll have to try some more recent vintage 101. Had I been smart enough I could have compared the 1994 to what is available today.

If I remember right, originally it was 80. Then they made the 101. A few years ago they brought back the 80 in addition to their 101

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Re: Whiskey
« Reply #575 on: January 30, 2016, 03:24:23 AM »
They had 101 in the 80's if not before. 81 came out in 2011 and I haven't given it a spin around the block yet. I need to purchase a 101 and an 81 and give them a whirl!
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Re: Whiskey
« Reply #576 on: January 30, 2016, 03:34:31 AM »
Yep, I drank a decent amount of 101 in the 80s. Remember the hangovers pretty vividly.
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Re: Whiskey
« Reply #577 on: February 13, 2016, 12:40:23 AM »
Glad I purchased these last week. 2" cube works great.




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« Reply #578 on: February 13, 2016, 01:02:47 AM »
Man, that stuff is tasty. Might have to open a taste of something.   ;)
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« Reply #579 on: February 13, 2016, 01:04:31 AM »
Yeah in whiskey mood tonight
Probably because it's freezing here!

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Re: Whiskey
« Reply #580 on: February 13, 2016, 01:23:25 AM »
Got Four Roses Single Barrel, Knob Creek (my standby), 12 yr DoubleWood, and Glenmorangie 12 yr Sherry Wood on hand at moment. Not bad (or damn good). As my Grandpa used to say, "Cold enough to freeze a well digger's a$$".  ;D


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Re: Whiskey
« Reply #581 on: February 13, 2016, 01:31:43 AM »

Got Four Roses Single Barrel, Knob Creek (my standby), 12 yr DoubleWood, and Glenmorangie 12 yr Sherry Wood on hand at moment. Not bad (or damn good). As my Grandpa used to say, "Cold enough to freeze a well digger's a$$".  ;D


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Nice! Yeah I love the things my pops used to say....old timers had some great sayings.


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Re: Whiskey
« Reply #582 on: February 13, 2016, 01:33:30 AM »
Got Four Roses Single Barrel, Knob Creek (my standby), 12 yr DoubleWood, and Glenmorangie 12 yr Sherry Wood on hand at moment. Not bad (or damn good). As my Grandpa used to say, "Cold enough to freeze a well digger's a$$".  ;D


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Your grandpa was definitely on to something :) It's colder than a witch's t!t up my way, and I'm fighting a head cold. Might need to hit grampa's ol' cough medicine tonight, myself. I want scotch, but I'm afraid I'll wake up with peaty cotton mouth. Might be a Johnny Gold kinda night...
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Re: Whiskey
« Reply #583 on: February 14, 2016, 12:17:39 AM »
Just bought a bottle of Bowmore 12. Very tasty, and the price was right. Highly recommended.
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Re: Whiskey
« Reply #584 on: February 14, 2016, 01:24:53 PM »
I had a Bowmore 15 The Darkest the other night and it was very nice.
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