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    Whisk(e)y Lovers thread

    Glenlivet Code on special at Makro
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    Whisk(e)y Lovers thread

    The Blanton's gold is almost R1000 now, was worth it at R600 a few years ago. Got this on the weekend when I bought the GWC's dad's collection. Oh, also got a bottle of Bulleit open.
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    Whisk(e)y Lovers thread

    Next one to get then is the Szaerac Rye, around R650 and then you can see the difference between a bourbon and a rye whisky. I've our schedules allow, get some sample bottles and visit me, I've got open bottles of: Wild Turkey 101 Knob Creek W.L Weller 12 year old Crown Royal (Canadian Whisky)
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    Whisk(e)y Lovers thread

    I bought a couple of bottles via takealot in March. I actually quite like it, I've liked all the peated Benriachs that I've tasted. I wasn't disappointed with it, the 10 year non-peated was very disappointing. I like the curiositas quite a lot as well. I paid R490 each for my bottles so it's a...
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    Whisk(e)y Lovers thread

    WhiskyBrother Ardbeg Day(1June) details: https://www.whiskybrother.com/blogs/news/ardbeg-day-2019?utm_source=WhiskyBrother+Newsletter&utm_campaign=0fd202f7cf-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2018_05_17_COPY_01&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_386cdfb8f0-0fd202f7cf-133940981&mc_cid=0fd202f7cf&mc_eid=d2938561b1
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    Whisk(e)y Lovers thread

    I didn't know that about the IPA cask, it does baffle me why they would add it to the core range and it's the least impressive of the 4 experimental series(Bottega imported a couple of cases of No. 4 so I bought 3 bottles). I doubt there will a second edition of the Project XX, unless there's...
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    Whisk(e)y Lovers thread

    Best price was last year at Checkers with the 25% off......so it was R800.
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    Whisk(e)y Lovers thread

    I try to attend as many Whisky events as I can, WhiskyLive is my least favorite. Wade Bales in JHB is awesome on the Thursday cos the brand ambasadors are there. On Friday they send the 'pourers'.
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    Whisk(e)y Lovers thread

    I've insured mine, I provided insurance with an itemized list with replacement value (without shopping costs). Alexander Forbes pays for a Quantam risk evaluation every couple of years based upon your policy so it was visually inspected as well. He was more concerned with getting the list though.
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    Whisk(e)y Lovers thread

    At the WhiskyLive you get electronic coupons that u redeem for a pour....well, that's for the guys that put out their glass, get a pour and then walk off. If you stop and have a chat about Whisky then you're likely to get it 'free'. I never use up all my coupons, I usually donate them at the end...
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    Whisk(e)y Lovers thread

    You referring to the Whisky Live event. It's usually much smaller than the JHB event in November, not necessarily a bad thing as it gives you a chance to chat to the brand ambasadors. Ardbeg was there last year but they're not coming this year, they're doing Wade Bales this year. I'm doing...
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    Whisk(e)y Lovers thread

    Similar profile to the 18 year old, Sherry profile, quite complex with layers of flavour as you r tasting it. The story goes that 20 whisky experts were invited to Glenfiddich's warehouse and were told to each choose a cask. They were probably thinking that they were gonna get a bottle from...
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    Whisk(e)y Lovers thread

    Are you referring to the Winter storm batch 1? There was only 1 batch of project xx. I'd rate the project xx better than the Winter storm..... I'm taking the price into account when rating them.
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    Whisk(e)y Lovers thread

    Did you find the Project XX on special, I was hoping to get a bottle or 2 last week but it wasn't on sale. Some great barrels went into making that whisky.
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    Whisk(e)y Lovers thread

    Bought these on the Sunday the 12th from Checkers and NGF(would have got the Glenmorangie 10 chair if I got it from PicknPay on 18th). Glenmorangie 10 and Lasantha to complete an old bottling collection that I'm collecting before the new branding. Rest of then to drink. Got these from PicknPay...
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