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Offline MDixon

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Re: Whiskey
« Reply #1335 on: April 16, 2022, 11:57:44 am »
I had it 7 years ago and it was 25 bucks. It was good when I had it, but not 40 buck good.

Opened up an Ardbeg Wee Beastie. It's a 5 year old Islay Scotch for 45 bucks. First glass was pure ashtray. Hit it again the next day and found it delicious. Hit it last night and it was again delicious. Still smoky, but not like licking an ashtray. Might make this my house peaty scotch.
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Re: Whiskey
« Reply #1336 on: April 19, 2022, 08:30:55 am »
I had it 7 years ago and it was 25 bucks. It was good when I had it, but not 40 buck good.

Opened up an Ardbeg Wee Beastie. It's a 5 year old Islay Scotch for 45 bucks. First glass was pure ashtray. Hit it again the next day and found it delicious. Hit it last night and it was again delicious. Still smoky, but not like licking an ashtray. Might make this my house peaty scotch.
I'm a big fan of the younger scotches that some of the distilleries have been putting out recently. Less oak and tannin, more peat/smoke. The Wee Beastie is awesome, and the Lagavulin 8 is even better IMO.
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Re: Whiskey
« Reply #1337 on: May 11, 2022, 08:49:57 am »
Finished off a Clyde May's Single Barrel pick last night. It was 102 proof and cost about 50 bucks. The juice was from MGP, but was produced for Clyde May's using Clyde's recipe. It came in a little alcoholic, but was nice and complex. I wouldn't hesitate to get another CM single barrel pick as it was quite tasty.
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