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Whisky
I'm very sad I'm runing out of Wisky. I would like to have your advice on Single Malt, which one i should try? Cheers for your help Jack Emily, The Very Yellow 21
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Jack I am as sad as yourself, there is nothing finer than a good scotch single malt. I have a liking for the Islay malts. The finest of these is Lagavulin. I am at this moment drinking Ardbeg, not as peaty as Lagavulin but it has a long and smoky finish with a smokey malt cereal character with a slight sweetness. It has a good nose with a mixture of toffee and chocolate sweetness. There is also a couple of blended Islay's which are acceptable, my favorite is "Black Bottle" at £12 a bottle its is very acceptable ( less than 1/2 the price of a single malt). Moving away from Islay, I find Talisker very acceptable, it has a good peaty taste with a smooth finish. If you do not like the peaty/smokey malts then drink Bells or Teachers with a ginger ale. Regards Brian PS I'm not pissed honest.
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Talisker or Laphroaig
Brian
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Ewemn Laphoiag - Good choice, it is also on special offer at about £22/£23 a bottle at the moment Brian
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Talisker Dalwhinnie at a push
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For me, if just come in from being out on a cold wet day cannot beat Lagavulin. Macallan is also a great drink a bit 'milder'/rounder. Flaps
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Definitely Ardbeg for me. But not the 10 year old version - 17yo or one of the single year ones from the 70s. R
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Balvenie 15yrs old - really is very nice very very smooth - bit pricey though at £45 a bottle Balvenie 10 yrs old - good price, slightly sweet - no peat or smoke. very smooth Laphoiag - very peaty and a little smokey can be a little harsh on the the senses - makes for a pleasant drink once in a while
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Agree with Brian. Lagavulin scored 93 in the recent Whiskey ratings book. French Flame Thrower
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As much as I like the Islay and Jura malts, "Springbank" has to be the finest malt ever produced. Don't click here
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Laphroaig..very much an acquired taste..wife tells me it smells of creosote.