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Originally posted by Board-O:
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Originally posted by wine+art:
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Originally posted by mareff:
no cigar but a nice Laphroaig..neat of course.


I always prefer a single drop or even two of water off of an ice cube in my single.


In Scotland, no ice! They'll add a few drops of water though.


Completely agree, a drop or two, off of an ice cube, but never ice.
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Originally posted by Board-O:
Btw, w+a, I had a nice discussion about single malts with Olivier Humbrecht this summer. His wife is Scottish and they were about to leave for a vacation in Scotland. He gave the name of a single malt site he frequents.


I hold Olivier in high regard, and would think you would connect with him as well, Board-O.

I thought he was a true Renaissance man, and one of the finest visits to a winery I have ever experienced.
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Originally posted by Dave Tong BBP:
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Originally posted by Board-O:
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Originally posted by CRB:
A single malt with 1/2 of a tiny ice cube is perfect and about the same as a couple drops of water and doesn't chill the scotch.


Yes it does. That's ice's defining characteristic.

Post Of The Year.


LOL !! Boardo, thanks for the clarification. Big Grin
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Originally posted by I.U. Hoosier:
I have a personal preference for the
whiskeys of Ireland. From what I have observed not a whole lot of people have ventured into this venue. I would suggest that you scotch fans give it a try. For everyday drinking I prefer Jamison. For great sipping I strongly suggest Blackbush.
One word.... "Ick".
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Originally posted by kingofcool:
Anyone tried Avion tequilla? You might recognize the name from Entourage which gives me a hard time taking it seriously. I read a somewhat reputable person write about it being pretty good though. Always skeptical of movie crossover products.


If I recall correctly, this was the brand being tasted at a retail shop recently. I tried both the Reposado and Anejo, and wasn't very impressed. Herrudura's Anejo is about the same price and blows it away IMO.
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Originally posted by MoselleLuxemburg:
[QUOTE]Originally posted by wine+art:
1608 Bushmills Irish Whiskey.


Had to google this, to see if this is a 400 year old bottle. Ok it isn't Smile[/QUOTE. I'm a poor and working class stiff. I was lucky that my CC went through... And a Sears CC at that. I'm a rookie when it comes to this libation, so nothing unique or expensive. Wink
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Originally posted by wine+art:
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Originally posted by MoselleLuxemburg:
[QUOTE]Originally posted by wine+art:
1608 Bushmills Irish Whiskey.


Had to google this, to see if this is a 400 year old bottle. Ok it isn't Smile[/QUOTE. I'm a poor and working class stiff. I was lucky that my CC went through... And a Sears CC at that. I'm a rookie when it comes to this libation, so nothing unique or expensive. Wink

Working class stiff, yeah. Given the wines you are drinking, i did not completely rule out you actually tasted a 400 year old Irish Whiskey.

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