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Any One for a Scotch?

stephenaf2003

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to be fair, the Quinta Ruban is one of my favorite single malts under $100 easily. I keep a few bottles handy at all times and find it an amazing value
I agree it’s good, at least from my experience. I still have the original that was released in 2007. Haven’t tried them since they’ve been numbered, but I hear good things about it.
 

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I agree it’s good, at least from my experience. I still have the original that was released in 2007. Haven’t tried them since they’ve been numbered, but I hear good things about it.
I first tried it on a whim a few months back and was really impressed with it for what I paid. Probably got me more interested in Glenmorangie enough to try more of their releases and I’ve been pretty pleased with them.
 

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Because of my current obsession with port casks, I tried the Glenmorangie port and it was pretty good. But yes, I’m rather meh about the rest of their lineup.
 

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Has anyone tried Tamdhu? Have heard good things
 

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Has anyone tried Tamdhu? Have heard good things
I tried a bottle (if I'm not mistaken it was a 12 yo) a few years back. I don't recall being blown away by it, and given I usually restock bottles I loved to have them on hand, the fact that I don't have a bottle right now tells me it didn't appeal to me for one reason or another.
 

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Because of my current obsession with port casks, I tried the Glenmorangie port and it was pretty good. But yes, I’m rather meh about the rest of their lineup.
I picked up the sauternes cask (Nectar D'or) in the new packaging. Either the quality has changed or my tastes have but I used to find it a better dram. It's not bad, it just isn't particularly notable.

If you like port and peat together there are some Benriach peated port casks that are superb. That said, I only go for peat sometimes and when I do, I don't go for the sledge hammer heavy stuff.
 

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I tried a bottle (if I'm not mistaken it was a 12 yo) a few years back. I don't recall being blown away by it, and given I usually restock bottles I loved to have them on hand, the fact that I don't have a bottle right now tells me it didn't appeal to me for one reason or another.
They recently (year or two ago) introduced a cask strength. Was going to be my consolation for missing on the Glendronach cask strength
 

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Going to try this for dessert, as it were.

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They recently (year or two ago) introduced a cask strength. Was going to be my consolation for missing on the Glendronach cask strength
That might be interesting to me. I have 2 bottles of the 15 year old (Revival) Gleondronach, since I hadn't seen it on the shelves for a couple of years only to stumble across 2 at my local Total Wine. Haven't seen the cask strength though, but I'd love to try it.
 

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I'm once again going with the Glenfiddich, super secret, super sexual, Project XX...

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I tried a bottle (if I'm not mistaken it was a 12 yo) a few years back. I don't recall being blown away by it, and given I usually restock bottles I loved to have them on hand, the fact that I don't have a bottle right now tells me it didn't appeal to me for one reason or another.
Follow up to this. I decided to give the 12 another shot and picked up a bottle Saturday night. I was wrong about the above. It is a great whiskey for the price (think I paid $65) and now I have no clue why I didn't restock it, maybe it disappeared from the shelves for a while? I did most of my shopping at the PA Fine Wines and Spirits on Market Street in Philly which despite having a very large wine selection, had a surprisingly limited selection of single malts. In any case, I really enjoyed it, and would highly recommend.
 

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Follow up to this. I decided to give the 12 another shot and picked up a bottle Saturday night. I was wrong about the above. It is a great whiskey for the price (think I paid $65) and now I have no clue why I didn't restock it, maybe it disappeared from the shelves for a while? I did most of my shopping at the PA Fine Wines and Spirits on Market Street in Philly which despite having a very large wine selection, had a surprisingly limited selection of single malts. In any case, I really enjoyed it, and would highly recommend.
Interesting, maybe batch variation
 
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