So, what are your recent acquisitions?

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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 -

Blanton's gold US release

Picked up a bottle of Glenlivet 18...huge pass for me. Not my cup of tea. Almost everything else in that price range is better.

I personally find the 15 the best one of the range.

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Just returned from Chicago where the Bourbon audit continues. Saturday night was the gala for the American Cancer Society. Silent auction, bought 4 bottles of local bourbon. Two from the basket here, plus a bottle of "FEW", found at a quality liquor store.

Two more have to be sent to us. And another basket called "Mixology". 9 bottles of assorted booze. Overpaid but for a great cause!

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An independent bottling of single grain whisky that's way older than I am from the now closed and demolished Caledonian distillery.


That has an incredibly high abv for a 40 year old
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New bottlings at 43% not good anymore?

just really didn't have any depth of flavor. I was expecting more. I think the smws are spoiling me.
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Another bottle of the 1974 Caledonian 40 Year Old by Duncan Taylor for their Rare Auld series - bottle no. 88 of 213 this time.


What can I say? '88' is a good number and numerology is quite important in my cultural heritage.

Also a couple of Society bottlings from the latest Outturn:

- SMWS 10.85, a 17 year old Bunnahabhain from a 2nd fill sherry cask.

- SMWS 30.87, a 14 year old Glenrothes from a refill port pipe.

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Yes - good buy. If you don't plan to get it then please let me know so that I can. :D

The 50.7% is the old bottling, buy as many as you can.

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