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Re: Whisk(e)y

Postby pieces o'nine » Sat Aug 06, 2011 1:10 am

black bart wrote:A few years ago I a had a pal who worked at Sainsburys and he got myself and a few others into a Whisky Tasting session led by a well known whisky expert. We had ten glasses of whisky infront of us and some assorted Scottish Snacks.

I used to attend wine tastings with an academic crowd. One of the spouses loathed wine, but was partial to Scotch. Our scoring charts included a list of helpful adjectives (both pro- and con-) for noting our comments; one of the adjectives was "Scotch-like".
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A whiskey tasting would be fun, I think.
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Re: Whisk(e)y

Postby black bart » Wed Aug 10, 2011 8:16 am

I will always be ready to volunteer for any tastings on offer...be they wine, whisky, beer or cheese.
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Re: Whisk(e)y

Postby daftbeaker » Tue Oct 25, 2011 7:36 pm

Laphroaig :love: I blame Roy, he gave me advice on this whisky thing and now I like it rather than running off to find some rum.

In all seriousness, Sainsburys have the 10 year old for £20 a bottle at the moment (normally around £30), I may have to stock up :drinking:
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Re: Whisk(e)y

Postby pieces o'nine » Thu Oct 27, 2011 2:11 am

Whiskey, schmiskey.

[would that ^ be easier or more difficult to say while under the influence of said whiskey?]



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Re: Whisk(e)y

Postby Roy Hunter » Thu Oct 27, 2011 4:43 am

I sense a theme emerging here: our esteemed Other Stuff Mod-ette shows up in the Sports thread, saying "Oh aren't sports ghastly...", then in the Whisk(e)y thread, saying "Oh isn't whisk(e)y ghastly..."

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Re: Whisk(e)y

Postby daftbeaker » Thu Oct 27, 2011 4:48 am

Roy Hunter wrote:I sense a theme emerging here: our esteemed Other Stuff Mod-ette shows up in the Sports thread, saying "Oh aren't sports ghastly...", then in the Whisk(e)y thread, saying "Oh isn't whisk(e)y ghastly..."

What's the matter, Pieces? Is this the winter of your discontent?

Maybe we should make a thread about Egyptian headdresses? :haha:
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Re: Whisk(e)y

Postby pieces o'nine » Thu Oct 27, 2011 11:24 pm

I'll save you the trouble: they are a drag to maintain -- always trying to molt and such at inopportune times.
But they look great with pleated linen and too much eyeliner.

Also, I was referring to the preferences of a discriminating pyrate wench. If this appellation does not apply to you, why are your tartans in bunch? :drinking:
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Re: Whisk(e)y

Postby Roland Deschain » Fri Oct 28, 2011 10:32 am

pieces o'nine wrote:If this appellation does not apply to you, why are your tartans in bunch? :drinking:

I believe HERE is where that should go :haha:
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Re: Whisk(e)y

Postby daftbeaker » Sat Oct 29, 2011 8:38 pm

pieces o'nine wrote:Also, I was referring to the preferences of a discriminating pyrate wench. If this appellation does not apply to you, why are your tartans in bunch? :drinking:

Roy and me were pointing out the slight oddness of someone finding specific threads to complain about those things in. I was just expecting a Cone Yak thread to discuss things in (although it all tastes the same to me) :haha:
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Re: Whisk(e)y

Postby pieces o'nine » Sun Oct 30, 2011 11:05 pm

daftbeaker wrote:
pieces o'nine wrote:Also, I was referring to the preferences of a discriminating pyrate wench. If this appellation does not apply to you, why are your tartans in bunch? :drinking:

Roy and me were pointing out the slight oddness of someone finding specific threads to complain about those things in. I was just expecting a Cone Yak thread to discuss things in (although it all tastes the same to me) :haha:

An here oi thought oi were sub-tilly commandeerin this threade t'mayke a cone yak threade! :drinking:
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Re: Whisk(e)y

Postby daftbeaker » Wed Feb 18, 2015 10:17 pm

Laphroaig 18 year old. I've acquired a bottle as a result of a cousin moving to the states and handing over his booze collection about 2 years ago, followed by me rummaging about and finding it last week. I didn't get any of the Japanese whisky though :bummer:

Anyway, it's nice. It's like normal Laphroaig (which is already on the expensive side) with a less harsh iodine-y-ness and an altogether smoother taste. It tastes more like the Speyside I had last year rather than an Islay.

Having said that, I've just looked it up on Google, it's around 80 quid a bottle! :shocked: Nice as it is, if I can have 80 pints of beer or 1 bottle of whisky, I'm going for beer.
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Re: Whisk(e)y

Postby daftbeaker » Tue Jun 16, 2015 7:25 pm

daftbeaker wrote:Laphroaig 18 year old. I've acquired a bottle as a result of a cousin moving to the states and handing over his booze collection about 2 years ago, followed by me rummaging about and finding it last week. I didn't get any of the Japanese whisky though :bummer:

I got permission to rummage through the stack of bottles that were left over and found Aberlour cask strength.

F****ing hell, it's more inhaled than drunk. The taste is good but it's hard to appreciate for the stinging in the eyes and nose as the alcohol vapour hits them.
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Re: Whisk(e)y

Postby Nef Yoo BlackBeard » Tue Jun 16, 2015 9:51 pm

Mi hoss b calld Whiskey Uncca Daft ,

an' i dont' wont ye ta dwink him ! :drinking:
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Re: Whisk(e)y

Postby Roy Hunter » Wed Jun 17, 2015 4:13 am

daftbeaker wrote:I got permission to rummage through the stack of bottles that were left over and found Aberlour cask strength.

F****ing hell, it's more inhaled than drunk. The taste is good but it's hard to appreciate for the stinging in the eyes and nose as the alcohol vapour hits them.

Don't drink cask strength neat!

Seriously, that stuff can burn your mouth - it kills things that live in your mouth, like your tongue.
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Re: Whisk(e)y

Postby Mad Willyum Bonney » Thu Jul 30, 2015 7:13 pm

WOT A FINE OF PIERATS YE LOT BE ! hmmmffpt ! ,
Chuggin thet poncy stuff .
Rum be thee propparr pieraty drink oi sez!
Poor ole Capn Morgan be goon baroque iffin ye lot keeps dis up !
Tis sackalij !
Trayders ye be !
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