So, what are your recent acquisitions?


Recommended Posts

  • Replies 4.4k
  • Created
  • Last Reply

Top Posters In This Topic

Top Posters In This Topic

Popular Posts

Blanton's gold US release

A few recent acquisitions 1980s bottlings of Glenfiddich 15 and 18. 1980s bottling of Macallan 12 Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk

My summer planned trip to Cuba was scuppered so I did the next best thing... a whisky buying trip/tour of Scotland! Had a great week with a mix of rain and glorious sunshine. Some great pick ups too -

Losing control of Tapatalk. Wanted to say good eye and nice shots of a very nice bottle

Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk

  • Like 1
Link to post
Share on other sites

Only wish it were cask strength. 43% seems weak for a 25 yo whisky. Oh well, sure this will still be very good..

8bf750950e698a5d7b8893e9aa8532db.jpg

Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk

It did spend 25 years in oak, that might more than make up for the 43%.

Link to post
Share on other sites

Speak for yourself. I loved the nuanced delivery of the new Laphroaig 15. Why go for heavy peat when the 10yr, QC and Cask Strength do it already?

It's the 18yr they have to do something about. weak delivery, the ultimate "meh" Islay whisky.

The original 15 is not that peaty or smoky. It's the definition of complex, with tropical fruit coming out after the initial smoke and iodine. Pineapple, guava, passion fruit. I've not tasted a Laphroaig since that comes close. Not the 10CS, 18, triple cask, QC, 25, 30 or 40.

The regular release Port Charlotte is a more balanced and subjectively better dram.

Sent from my SM-G920V using Tapatalk

Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now
  • Recently Browsing   0 members

    No registered users viewing this page.


Community Software by Invision Power Services, Inc.