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« Reply #105 on: December 07, 2017, 11:19:37 PM »
Green Spot going for £28 on Amazon UK. Writer's Tears for £25 from M&S.

Can't see that on there anymore, must be gone. Great value at that price

It was a daily deal.
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« Reply #106 on: December 07, 2017, 11:40:34 PM »
That time of the year again!

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« Reply #107 on: December 16, 2017, 02:20:30 AM »
Compared Teeling Small Batch $10, Teeling Single Malt $10, Tullamore 12 $9 and Tullamore Phoenix $9.50 tonight.

Iím a smooth whiskey, smooth nose, mellow flavour preference drinker.

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« Reply #108 on: December 16, 2017, 03:04:23 AM »
Monkey Shoulder is pretty tasty alright. Talisker a nice Scottish range also

Received a 10 glass of Monkey Shouder as a present from a client . . .  having hated scotch any time I've tried it is it worth sticking with or should I palm it off to somebody?

I'm a big Jameson fan but hate the smokey after taste/gag reflex of a scotch but maybe I should persist and it gets easier??

All comments welcome!

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« Reply #109 on: December 16, 2017, 03:16:36 AM »
Monkey Shoulder is absolutely palatable. In fact, its pretty good.

Its an Irish Facing Scotch - in my opinion

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« Reply #110 on: December 16, 2017, 08:22:03 AM »
Teeling single grain is a phenomenal drink.

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« Reply #111 on: December 16, 2017, 08:45:47 AM »
Monkey Shoulder is pretty tasty alright. Talisker a nice Scottish range also

Received a 10 glass of Monkey Shouder as a present from a client . . .  having hated scotch any time I've tried it is it worth sticking with or should I palm it off to somebody?

I'm a big Jameson fan but hate the smokey after taste/gag reflex of a scotch but maybe I should persist and it gets easier??

All comments welcome!

Monkey Shoulder is absolutely fine, very smooth blend.

Saying you don't like all Scotch is daft. They're not all smokey/peated.
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Re: The Whiskey Thread
« Reply #112 on: February 07, 2018, 09:31:25 PM »
Whatís the best whiskey around the £30-£40 mark ?
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« Reply #113 on: February 07, 2018, 09:47:15 PM »
Whatís the best whiskey around the £30-£40 mark ?

Irish/Scotch/American/Asian?

Malt? Blend?

Peated?

Not being a p***k but there are umpteen answers to that question.
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« Reply #114 on: February 07, 2018, 09:58:27 PM »
Monkey Shoulder is pretty tasty alright. Talisker a nice Scottish range also

Received a 10 glass of Monkey Shouder as a present from a client . . .  having hated scotch any time I've tried it is it worth sticking with or should I palm it off to somebody?

I'm a big Jameson fan but hate the smokey after taste/gag reflex of a scotch but maybe I should persist and it gets easier??

All comments welcome!

I was the same, thought of scotch as cutting piss as you do when reared on the softness of Irish whiskey. Got a bottle of 12yr glenfiddich a few years ago, only a 50cl. It was beautiful, having being getting into scotch more and more since. Id advise you to get a soft sotch 70cl and persevere till you finished it over a few months. Start with that glenfiddich 12 yr old and then ramp up the flavours from there if you want.

I actually find green spot very underwhelming. There's a host of scotch and irish whiskey id have ahead of it. Would like to try yellow spot to see if it's much better.
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« Reply #115 on: February 07, 2018, 10:09:12 PM »
Whatís the best whiskey around the £30-£40 mark ?

There's 20 answers to this. Glenfiddich 12yr old probably falls into this price range but you'll probably find it disappointing enough since it's been recommended to you. I found whiskeys that are recommended tend to disappoint, it's the ones you find by accident that you tend to treasure.

What's the board view of laphrioag? Peaty as f**k but fun all the same.
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« Reply #116 on: February 07, 2018, 10:16:08 PM »
Been asked by a European colleague what whiskey should he buy when here. I donít drink the stuff so wouldnít be the best to advise.

I have heard teelings is good ?
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« Reply #117 on: February 07, 2018, 11:07:04 PM »
Presumably he's looking for an Irish whiskey then. Can't go wrong with a bottle of Green Spot towards the top end of your price range.
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« Reply #118 on: February 07, 2018, 11:08:15 PM »
Been asked by a European colleague what whiskey should he buy when here. I donít drink the stuff so wouldnít be the best to advise.

I have heard teelings is good ?

Wouldn't be gone on Teelings tbh, prefer Connemara for a similar price (although being peated is not typically Irish) . Kilbeggan is decent for bog standard price

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« Reply #119 on: February 07, 2018, 11:22:35 PM »
A bottle of Redbreast would do the job.