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Whisky II

Discussion in 'off topic' started by hifilover1979, Jun 18, 2021.

  1. vince rocker

    vince rocker pfm Member

    Prompted by the mention of Wright's in Skipton, have we had a list of good shops for whisky?
    I nominate Byrne's in Clitheroe https://dbyrne-finewines.co.uk/ They are not in the amazing Aladdin's Cave shop at the moment as it is too tight to be covid safe but are working out of their warehouse, also a great building. Anyway they have a fine range of whiskies (wines, beers etc) and know their stuff.
     
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  2. gintonic

    gintonic 50 shades of grey pussy cats

    oh well Amazon cancelled my Old Pulteney order - saying something went wrong with the packaging after dispatch..... time to take a look at what MoM have got.
     
  3. mjw

    mjw pfm Member

    @gintonic, if you’re near a Morrison’s it’s also £24 there for the next week or so.
     
  4. gintonic

    gintonic 50 shades of grey pussy cats

    ta! nearest is about 20 mins drive away. I ordered Cotswold from MoM plus some other stuff
     
  5. Euan

    Euan pfm Member

    My Glen Scotia 15 is gone and my Mannochmore 12 is on its last legs.

    Plenty Seaweed and Aeons left but its more a winter drink.

    Time to look for something new or I may have to hit the Hine Rare.
     
  6. mjw

    mjw pfm Member

  7. Cambs12

    Cambs12 pfm Member

    Tesco have Old Pulteney 12 for 24 quid with a clubcard atm.
     
  8. hifilover1979

    hifilover1979 Bigger than you...

    The decanter has run dry...

    I need recommendations please folks...

    £25/£30 max, non peated please.

    Any Scotch, no Irish ta. Blended or single malt.

    Not arsed if its chill filtered etc

    :D
     
  9. SteveG

    SteveG pfm Member

    Bunnahabhain Stiùireadair is one very good option if you can find it discounted to under £30 (which it often is).
     
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  10. hifilover1979

    hifilover1979 Bigger than you...

    Already had it recently so ruled out sorry
     
  11. SteveG

    SteveG pfm Member

    Glenfarclas 10 year old?
     
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  12. mjw

    mjw pfm Member

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  13. hifilover1979

    hifilover1979 Bigger than you...

    Could be an idea, never had that!
     
  14. hifilover1979

    hifilover1979 Bigger than you...

    Exactly what I bought my Dad for Father's Day, still haven't tried it!
     
  15. hifilover1979

    hifilover1979 Bigger than you...

    Any more suggestions?
     
  16. jimbob75

    jimbob75 pfm Member

    Not within that budget, but from my experience the really worthwhile stuff starts at £40ish. Kilkerran 12 and Clynelish 14 standouts for me. Springbank also a favourite distillery, such a unique flavour profile. Cheaper stuff...Arran distillery, plenty interesting nas? At £30 my money would be going on bourbon
     
  17. Cambs12

    Cambs12 pfm Member

    If you can find it in budget, and sometimes Bezos' place has it on discount, then Deanston 12 would be high up the list for me. Lovely stuff.
     
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  18. hifilover1979

    hifilover1979 Bigger than you...

    As said; it's a decanter filler, so don't want to spend daft money on it

    I've already got a decent single malt line up with plenty of peat monsters in there; just want a simple dram for every day suppin'

    Not interested in Bourbon thanks
     
  19. Sue Pertwee-Tyr

    Sue Pertwee-Tyr Well, I can dream, can’t I?

    I quite like Balvenie Doublewood for those sort of duties. Not had it for a while, but remember enjoying it when I last drank it.

    Edit: a bit over budget though, sorry, thought it was a bit less than that.
     
  20. stevec67

    stevec67 pfm Member

    Glenmorangie seems to be regularly under £30 these days, it's a classic and deservedly so.
     

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