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Old 10-11-2015, 05:51 PM   #3801
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lol, to funny, has happened to me before; sucks having to switch liquor stores.
This store is almost 30 minutes from work! I intentionally go there as it isn't by the school I work at.
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Old 10-11-2015, 06:25 PM   #3802
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I've decided to stop caring about the opinions of uninformed people. If someone thinks you're an alcoholic because they don't know whisky is a legit hobby, **** em
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Old 10-11-2015, 08:59 PM   #3803
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I'm pretty sure he deemed me an alcoholic.
well what did u expect.
u only bought this exotic scotish stuff and not a single bourbon...
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Old 10-13-2015, 12:17 PM   #3804
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Hi Manndl,

You're still the whisky drinking guy we all know and respect!!!

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Old 10-13-2015, 12:32 PM   #3805
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well what did u expect.
u only bought this exotic scotish stuff and not a single bourbon...
Probably more because I didn't have a 30 case of high life.
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Old 10-13-2015, 05:33 PM   #3806
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It's the champagne of beers. that's all you should need to know.
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Old 10-13-2015, 07:00 PM   #3807
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Bourbon County as well
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Old 10-13-2015, 09:58 PM   #3808
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im not familiar with that beer.
is it like Miller light or even more tasty?


Even more tasty if you like horse piss.


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It's the champagne of beers. that's all you should need to know.
Lol
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Old 10-15-2015, 06:03 PM   #3809
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I have to disagree with the good reviews on Laphroaig Quarter Cask. I wanted to like it but I found it very underwhelming.
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Old 10-15-2015, 06:33 PM   #3810
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I have to disagree with the good reviews on Laphroaig Quarter Cask. I wanted to like it but I found it very underwhelming.
did u have laphroaig before?
almost all peatheads i met it,but thats the beauty of whisky all palates are different.
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Old 10-15-2015, 06:56 PM   #3811
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whiskylover,

yes. I have a bottle of Laphroaig 18 and love it. My Quarter Cask tastes watered down in comparison.. almost like there is something wrong with it.
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Old 10-15-2015, 06:56 PM   #3812
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Wtffff, really? Laph QC isn't underwhelming. What do you consider a good islay?
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Old 10-15-2015, 07:08 PM   #3813
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Laph 18, Corryvreckan, Uigeadail.. is what I have had lately. it is like you guys aren't talking about the same whiskey I had.
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Old 10-15-2015, 07:47 PM   #3814
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Another +1 vote for Laphroaig QC. Finished a bottle this summer and loved it. I have heard that the newer bottles are not as good as they used to be. Mine was from ~2013 so I can't verify that.

On another note, our friend formerly known as manndl (Is that whiskylover?) sent me a nice pack of samples. I've tried a few so far that I liked quite a bit. I will post reviews once I stop being on the road from work.
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Old 10-15-2015, 08:10 PM   #3815
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I finished a bottle from '14 earlier this year and I loved it.

I doubt this accounted for much, but whisky will taste different during summer since it's harder to keep it at room temperature
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Old 10-15-2015, 10:29 PM   #3816
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I will try it again when I get back to Phoenix in a week. I just picked up the bottle last week and just had one drink.
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Old 10-16-2015, 12:21 AM   #3817
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I love QC, but it's definitely not the one of the most "complex" whiskeys. It's just about the cheapest single malt you can buy when purchased at duty free though, and for that it is glorious. Essentially you're getting a 60-70$ 750ml bottle for $35 and it's 1L.

Obviously for its price it's not going to be better than various ardbegs but it is tremendous value.
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Old 10-16-2015, 07:54 AM   #3818
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Obviously for its price it's not going to be better than various ardbegs but it is tremendous value.
the Ardbeg 10y 1L is €36 this month at Heinemann(biggest travel value store chain in europe)
so if u have a flight in europe pick it up,its a great price and a great whisky!
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Old 10-16-2015, 06:15 PM   #3819
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Picked this up last night, getting back into the scotch after a lot of bourbon lately. Strong Pete also much hotter than QC at 54.2% drinking it neat is a bit of the burn.
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Old 10-19-2015, 11:15 PM   #3820
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went out and got Ardbeg 12, Highland Park 12, High West Double Rye, and Eagle Rare 10 tonight. they're my first real whiskey purchases, and all reccommendations from this post by El Diablo. total $150 from Total Wine.

had a tasting with my dad, a Chevas and Johnny Walker Red drinker, which was really cool. we both liked the Ardbeg more than the Highland Park. dad described Ardbeg as 'peaty', which i confirmed was indeed a word i see y'all usin' ITT. i liked the High West Double Rye.
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Old 10-22-2015, 04:03 AM   #3821
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The official whisky guy from KL said the new Jack Daniel's single barrel cask strength expression is "INSANELY" good. Is anyone willing to bite the bullet? My cabinet is still full
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Old 10-22-2015, 11:51 AM   #3822
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Interesting - I also tried quarter cask at a show and was underwhelmed, and also love Laph 18 and Uigeadal.
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Old 10-22-2015, 02:26 PM   #3823
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Re: Quarter cask. Guys, it's a $30 whiskey at duty free shops.. it's not the best but great value and better than anything else around that price.
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Old 10-23-2015, 04:43 AM   #3824
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am i the only one that craves for a whisky after seeing that photo?
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Old 10-23-2015, 09:06 AM   #3825
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Devil,

Just bought one of these in honor of our night @ jack rose



All,

Kinda meh neat, but add a bit of water = yum!
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