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    You can pre-order it on urban-drinks.co.uk

    £149.90 so not a cheap drop!!
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    I am just going to chill in the garden with some gentleman Jack. Happy Easter whiskey lovers
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    Quote Originally Posted by Paddingtonwolf View Post
    You can pre-order it on urban-drinks.co.uk

    £149.90 so not a cheap drop!!
    Oooof!!

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    Auchroisk 22 year old, bottled by A.D. Rattray at 52.6%.

    Tastes like a first fill ex-bourbon cask.

    Absolutely glorious.
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    Tamdhu batch strength #4. 57.8%.

    This is the fucking pinnacle for sherry cask finished speyside whisky. Absolutely glorious. 10/10.
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    Has anyone ever had the Island Green Johnnie Walker?

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    Opened a bottle of Method & Madness (Midleton Distillery) in celebration of tonight's historic win. Absolutely glorious. 46% Irish Single Pot Still finished in virgin Hungarian oak. Up there with the best Irish Whiskey's I've ever had.
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    Sounds nice, I only buy a bottle or two a year of whiskey for the house, it's too nice and moorish!

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    On recommendation from Johnny75

    Here is my Saturday evening tipple

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    Enjoy it's lovely.

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    >_>


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    Quote Originally Posted by t3ch View Post
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    He's not wrong. Maker's Mark is a really good whiskey at that price.
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    it's not.

    but i was trying not be a dick about it

    I do love the sweater though. I have a few bottle sweaters from vodka, I think Svedka and Tito's?
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    Makers is a wheated bourbon right?

    Is the Makers 46 any good?

    I don't know much about bourbon tbh, got a bottle of Woodford Reserve open atm but I'm finding it a bit 'meh'. I don't know if that's just because it's a bad bourbon or if I just prefer other styles of whisky but I always find myself reaching past it for a Scotch or Irish. Got a bottle of Knob Creek to open after I kill the Woodford, hopefully I get along with that one better.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Lycan View Post
    Makers is a wheated bourbon right?

    Is the Makers 46 any good?

    I don't know much about bourbon tbh, got a bottle of Woodford Reserve open atm but I'm finding it a bit 'meh'. I don't know if that's just because it's a bad bourbon or if I just prefer other styles of whisky but I always find myself reaching past it for a Scotch or Irish. Got a bottle of Knob Creek to open after I kill the Woodford, hopefully I get along with that one better.
    Anything Maker's Mark is a safe bet, IMO, although clearly I have at least one dissenter.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Lycan View Post
    Makers is a wheated bourbon right?

    Is the Makers 46 any good?

    I don't know much about bourbon tbh, got a bottle of Woodford Reserve open atm but I'm finding it a bit 'meh'. I don't know if that's just because it's a bad bourbon or if I just prefer other styles of whisky but I always find myself reaching past it for a Scotch or Irish. Got a bottle of Knob Creek to open after I kill the Woodford, hopefully I get along with that one better.
    I've got a bottle of Makers 46 on order. I'm not a fan of the Woodford stuff but apparently highly recommended.

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    This is my latest tipple. A lovely bargain from Singapore Airport


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    Quote Originally Posted by Lycan View Post
    Makers is a wheated bourbon right?

    Is the Makers 46 any good?

    I don't know much about bourbon tbh, got a bottle of Woodford Reserve open atm but I'm finding it a bit 'meh'. I don't know if that's just because it's a bad bourbon or if I just prefer other styles of whisky but I always find myself reaching past it for a Scotch or Irish. Got a bottle of Knob Creek to open after I kill the Woodford, hopefully I get along with that one better.
    Woodford Reserve is most definitely not bad. Anything in particular you did/didn't like about it?

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    Anything Maker's Mark is a safe bet, IMO, although clearly I have at least one dissenter.
    Makers mark is... fine. I just don't see it as either particularly good value nor particularly special.

    Having said that I've done the full distillery tour, done the tastings, and the 'dip your own bottle' with group of friends. It's not a brand I would ever really buy, but I would certainly drink it.
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    Quote Originally Posted by t3ch View Post
    Woodford Reserve is most definitely not bad. Anything in particular you did/didn't like about it?



    Makers mark is... fine. I just don't see it as either particularly good value nor particularly special.

    Having said that I've done the full factory tour there and the 'dip your own bottle' with group of friends. It's not a brand I would ever really buy, but I would certainly drink it.
    I just find that it lacks depth & complexity. Overly sweet vanilla and a bit of harsh new oak, that's all I get.

    It'll end up sitting on my shelf for a while I think, all too easy to reach past it for something else at the moment.
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    I think that'd be fair. I'm assuming you got the regular bourbon. Maybe something like a rye is more your speed?

    My current go-to bourbon is four roses. pretty inexpensive and tastes awesome. they have higher end stuff but I normally reach for the lower end yellow label.
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    In the Pot Still in Glasgow. Fucking heaven.

    Currently sipping an 8yr Glendronach cask strength (60.1%) single cask from a first fill sherry hogshead. Absolutely magical whisky.
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    Now on a heavily peated 10yr Bunnahabhain. Liquid fucking gold. Absolutely immaculate.
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    Line up from the whisky tasting I hosted last night.
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    Opened a bottle of Tyrconnell Single Malt I have had for a while - very drinkable.

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    Balcones - Texas single malt. What a superb whisky. Just gorgeous. Genuinely one of the best I've had for a while, totally opened me up to American single malts.
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    Line up from the whisky tasting I hosted last night.
    How did you like Green Spot?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Alan View Post
    How did you like Green Spot?
    Green Spot is an old favourite of mine. Always got room for a bottle at home.
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    Green Spot is absolutely beautiul. I visited the Distillery in Cork years ago.
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