OCAU Whisky appreciation

Discussion in 'Geek Grog & Homebrew' started by xian, Nov 22, 2005.

  1. connico

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    I've got a stock pile of both American and french but I was looking for their newly released brandy :p

    Might just buy it directly from the website... just wanted a bargain lol
     
  2. Ma Baker

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    Our Cellar have a free delivery for 4 hours only offer today, it ends at 4pm. Not sure if there are any good bargains.

    https://www.ourcellar.com.au/
     
  3. king3o0o

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    at nsw aldi,

    $69 18 year old & $99 25 year old single malts for sale..

    18 was sold out when i was there at lunch time.. i bought 2x 25.. will try them out over the weekend..

    its a glen that is owned by aldi.. so its just re bottleing of something they can buy.. hopefully its good.
     
  4. connico

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    looking on line, it would seem the main suspects of supplying the Whiskey for this rebadge are Dalmore, Glendronach and Glen Moray.
     
  5. hsvguy

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    I managed to get Ardbeg 10 for $72 from Dan Murphy's, still prefer the Glenmorangie I think.
     
  6. Badger

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    Oooh that is a good price, very tempting to pick up a couple...
    I was a bit tempted by the JW green at $59 the other day, but I'm not sure whether I will like it.
     
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  8. king3o0o

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    another one in the mix would be
    Laphroaig 10 Year Old Single Malt 700ml $74.95 C&C @ Dan Murphy's


    JW green label is not bad.. imho the best out of JW + Chivas or anything of these equivalent with the exception of their bluelable/royale salute which is of course at totally different price point.

    not bad.. happy with that
     
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  9. Smegenstein

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    Green Label is my favourite johnny period, superior to the blue IMHO - helps that its only a blend of 4 different malts.
     
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  10. king3o0o

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    good to see i am not alone.. at one point green lable was limited edition "if u can believe JW".. it went up to $300 a bottle on fleabay. !!
     
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  11. connico

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    I like green label as well. Its easy to drink and everyone that I give it to enjoys it. I hate pouring a whiskey out that people cannot drink or don't enjoy as i'll be sitting there thinking, I could be joying that on their behalf ahahaha
     
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    Pretty sure that was mostly due to the fact they couldn't get one of the whiskies needed (Linkwood???) to continue making their blend on the scale that they were (was still available in Thailand the entire time).
     
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