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Single Malt Scotch Advice

Discussion in 'Social Life, Food & Drink, Travel' started by Nizdar, Sep 14, 2010.

  1. ama

    ama Well-Known Member

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    Laphroaig QC for ~$40 is a steal.
     
  2. taxgenius

    taxgenius Well-Known Member

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    My good cheap (around $40/bottle) scotches:
    Balvenie Doublewood 12
    Laphroaig Quarter Cask
    These are pretty diametrically opposed. The Balvnie is pretty mellow and on the sherry side of things, the Laphroaig is a lot like sticking your head in a fire place. Very bold/smokey/peaty. Also falling into this category of good/cheap is Macallan 12, although I generally like the Balvenie more if I'm not reaching for the Laphroaig.

    Those three are a very good start if you don't want to break the bank. Not quite as cheap, but another really good scotch is Aberlour A'bunadh. I've been mostly been drinking this lately.


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