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    Quote Originally Posted by grunt View Post
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    Talisker is the bees knees.
    I used to just go for Speyside but I'm developing a real taste for more Coastal whiskies these days.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Colr View Post
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    I used to just go for Speyside but I'm developing a real taste for more Coastal whiskies hear days.
    Another coastal one I like is Caol Isla - not too dramatic, just a very nice taste.

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    Quote Originally Posted by grunt View Post
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    Another coastal one I like is Caol Isla - not too dramatic, just a very nice taste.
    I agree. I've got the 12yo.

    Not whisky but if you like the ozone taste of coastal Linie Aquavit from Norway is interesting stuff. They stick it in barrels, load it on a sail ship, take it to Australia and back then they bottle it!!

    Someone should try it with Whisky. I'd invest!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by grunt View Post
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    Another coastal one I like is Caol Isla - not too dramatic, just a very nice taste.
    Bought the Distillers version when visiting a few years ago. Excellent.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Colr View Post
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    I agree. I've got the 12yo.

    Not whisky but if you like the ozone taste of coastal Linie Aquavit from Norway is interesting stuff. They stick it in barrels, load it on a sail ship, take it to Australia and back then they bottle it!!

    Someone should try it with Whisky. I'd invest!!
    Kings Ransom whisky from Edradour used to do that. No longer available but I have a bottle.
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    Kings Ransom whisky from Edradour used to do that. No longer available but I have a bottle.
    All you need is sailor and enough money to buy and bottle a cask. Looks like an easy profit!!

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    After the birth of number one son i'm going to open the Dallas DHU 1979 i've got in the house!! looking forward to that

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    Quote Originally Posted by Colr View Post
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    I used to just go for Speyside but I'm developing a real taste for more Coastal whiskies these days.
    not a fan of islays but I like springbank, old pultney, highland park and scapa but my favourite for a good while now has been oban. Beautiful whisky.

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    not a fan of islays but I like springbank, old pultney, highland park and scapa but my favourite for a good while now has been oban. Beautiful whisky.
    I've taken to Oban recently and I visited the distillery a couple of months ago.

    As well as a couple of bottles of the 14 yo, I bought a bottle of the 2015 distillers edition.

    I've not opened it yet, but the dram I had during the visit was lovely
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    Quote Originally Posted by Colr View Post
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    I used to just go for Speyside but I'm developing a real taste for more Coastal whiskies these days.
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    not a fan of islays but I like springbank, old pultney, highland park and scapa but my favourite for a good while now has been oban. Beautiful whisky.
    Old Pulteney is my go-to malt. A bit of salt and brine that makes it more sophisticated than a Speyside, but doesn't load up on the peatiness like the Islay malts.

    I could never say there was one single malt that was my favourite, but if I was only allowed to keep one it would probably be OP.

    Saying that, I've only had Oban once. May need to revisit it

    I'm in full agreement with the original post - the coastal whiskies are the best expression IMO. Sharp without being peat-heavy.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Hibbyradge View Post
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    I've taken to Oban recently and I visited the distillery a couple of months ago.

    As well as a couple of bottles of the 14 yo, I bought a bottle of the 2015 distillers edition.

    I've not opened it yet, but the dram I had during the visit was lovely

    The Distillers Edition is good, even better when it was waiting for me when I got home on the 21st of May
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    Old Pulteney is my go-to malt. A bit of salt and brine that makes it more sophisticated than a Speyside, but doesn't load up on the peatiness like the Islay malts.

    I could never say there was one single malt that was my favourite, but if I was only allowed to keep one it would probably be OP.

    Saying that, I've only had Oban once. May need to revisit it

    I'm in full agreement with the original post - the coastal whiskies are the best expression IMO. Sharp without being peat-heavy.
    Same with me. The 21yr is my favourite but the 12yr is a good and much cheaper substitute. Think they have a 15yr and 17yr as well but never tried them.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mr White View Post
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    not a fan of islays but I like springbank, old pultney, highland park and scapa but my favourite for a good while now has been oban. Beautiful whisky.
    Bunnahabhain is the Islay whisky for those who don't like Islay drams.😃
    It's closer to Highland Park than your traditional peaty Islay malt.
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    I'm a peated Islay type of guy but reading the comments about Old Pultney, Talisker, Highland Park etc I have to say I'm prepared to "force them down", especially if someone else is buying 😀

    It's a bit like a debate on who the MOM was on 21st May - who cares, they are all great!

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    Quote Originally Posted by marinello59 View Post
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    Bunnahabhain is the Islay whisky for those who don't like Islay drams.😃
    It's closer to Highland Park than your traditional peaty Islay malt.
    Cheers I'll give that a shot

    I haven't tried too many islays tbf but I'm not a big fan of peaty/smoky drams and the only one ive tried and had another of is Bruichladdich.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ACLeith View Post
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    I'm a peated Islay type of guy but reading the comments about Old Pultney, Talisker, Highland Park etc I have to say I'm prepared to "force them down", especially if someone else is buying 😀

    It's a bit like a debate on who the MOM was on 21st May - who cares, they are all great!
    My tastes are (were?) similar with Laphroaig being my favourite. However, as I postrd earlier, I think Laphroaig has changed for the worse.

    Give Oban a try. It's quite different from what you're used to, but I love it. Honey and orange peel. Yum! 😋
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    Quote Originally Posted by Hibbyradge View Post
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    My tastes are (were?) similar with Laphroaig being my favourite. However, as I postrd earlier, I think Laphroaig has changed for the worse.

    Give Oban a try. It's quite different from what you're used to, but I love it. Honey and orange peel. Yum! 😋
    It's 110 on the SMWS list. I'll see if they have it next time I'm there. 😀😀

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    Got a bottle of Oban on the recommendation. Lovely stuff. Still prefer the Clynelish which has more honey and salted caramel taste. Nice though.

    Got some Scapa on order.

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    From the latest outturn, I am particularly liking Smoke & Mirrors. A 24year old Cali Ila which has had a second maturation in an ex white wine hogshead!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hibbyradge View Post
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    My tastes are (were?) similar with Laphroaig being my favourite. However, as I postrd earlier, I think Laphroaig has changed for the worse.

    Give Oban a try. It's quite different from what you're used to, but I love it. Honey and orange peel. Yum! 😋
    I'm in a hotel bar in Bardolino on Lake Garda and they have Oban So had to take your recommendation. Very generous measures. I have to say .......... a great choice, you might have a convert here 😀

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    Anyone looking for a nice peaty number, I have a 10-12 year old bottle of tcp in the bathroom cupboard. Smells just like Laphroaig tastes and a fraction of the price to the highest bidder... 😈😀

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    Quote Originally Posted by beensaidbefore View Post
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    Anyone looking for a nice peaty number, I have a 10-12 year old bottle of tcp in the bathroom cupboard. Smells just like Laphroaig tastes and a fraction of the price to the highest bidder... 😈😀
    I quite like Laphroaig now!

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    Jeez not being a whisky man at all I tried a small Highkand Park at my Dad's last week.........****** horrible.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Scouse Hibee View Post
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    Jeez not being a whisky man at all I tried a small Highkand Park at my Dad's last week.........****** horrible.
    They use heather peat to dry the barley. I quite like it.

    Looking forward to Scapa becoming available.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Scouse Hibee View Post
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    Jeez not being a whisky man at all I tried a small Highkand Park at my Dad's last week.........****** horrible.
    Does this translate as, "I don't like whisky and when I tasted it last week, I didn't like it"?


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    Quote Originally Posted by grunt View Post
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    Does this translate as, "I don't like whisky and when I tasted it last week, I didn't like it"?

    No it translates as not really knowing my whisky I tried one I thought might appeal.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Scouse Hibee View Post
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    No it translates as not really knowing my whisky I tried one I thought might appeal.
    Sorry I was trying (failing) to be amusing.

    Maybe try one of the gentler whiskies to start with? Maybe a Glenmorangie or a Macallan Glenlivet 12yo?

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    Quote Originally Posted by grunt View Post
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    Sorry I was trying (failing) to be amusing.

    Maybe try one of the gentler whiskies to start with? Maybe a Glenmorangie or a Macallan Glenlivet 12yo?
    Is Highland Park not considered to be gentle. I thought it had a smokey taste,is that right?
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