i wasnt aware there was a peated connemara!!! Some great suggestions!! And its payday tomorrow!!!Peat Sampras wrote:I suggest you go for the Caol Ila 12yo, it's lovely. Had a couple of drams of it yesterday. The price is reasonable and it's widely available (I gather)... Have you already tried peated Connemara, by the way?
Blackie-05 wrote:i wasnt aware there was a peated connemara!!!
C57 wrote:More heavily peated than you are looking for, I suspect
Peat Sampras wrote:Blackie-05 wrote:i wasnt aware there was a peated connemara!!!
There surely is. I haven't tried it yet though, so if you do, don't hesitate to post your feedback
Blackie-05 wrote:it tastes nothing like the ordinary bottling.....much much much less medicinal! So much more delicate. wee spot of water changes the appley/pear notees to just like munching through a nice unripe conference pear. Loverly.
go on ralfy.....if you know more about this whisky, please tell. Is there bourbon casks somewhere about here? How do they get the same start product, to end up so far apart. The peat and all is there, but the iodine (which i dont care for) doesnt seem to be at the fore...what age is this then?
is this the "Blasda" of the Laph stable? Perhaps there is hope for me an the old peat hurricane after all!?!?!
Tim F wrote:B5, have you tried The Vineyard off-license on ormeau rd? If not it's definitely worth a look the next time you're in Belfast. If you're coming from town, it's just past ormeau park on the other side of the road (ie on the right) before you get to where the curzon cinema used to be. The prices will obviously be a bit higher than the likes of Tesco etc, but the range should be a lot better than anywhere else. It might be worth ringing them before you go if you're looking for something specific.
i know people talk of whisky oxidizing, but surely it doesnt go like this? such a change for the worse in a week. do you have to decant islays whiskys into smaller bottles as you get down the bottle? it is quite a broad bottle? does that make a difference? pardon my ignorance.
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