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Forum: The Main Room 25-Aug-13, 11:25am
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Balvenie are trying to claim a monopoly on...

Balvenie are trying to claim a monopoly on "DoubleWood", it appears:

http://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/article.cfm?c_id=1&objectid=11112917

I had the Kiwi DoubleWood when I was over there in...
Forum: The Main Room 18-Aug-12, 12:58pm
Replies: 801
Views: 112,377
Posted By legal-affairs
So some colleagues and I worked our way through a...

So some colleagues and I worked our way through a bottle of the Lark Cask Strength last night - wow! It was so incredibly Christmas-puddingy that I was half expecting to be fishing sixpences out of...
Forum: The Main Room 23-Mar-12, 05:25pm
Replies: 801
Views: 112,377
Posted By legal-affairs
I was given a bottle of the Double Black and I...

I was given a bottle of the Double Black and I have to say I'm not that much of a fan (although I do quite like Johnny Walker (Single) Black). I thiugh the Double Black was meant to be peaty but it...
Forum: The Main Room 19-Aug-11, 01:35pm
Replies: 801
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Posted By legal-affairs
Sheesh - for $60 you would be hoping that they...

Sheesh - for $60 you would be hoping that they are going to uncork some pretty decent gear. I appreciate that you'd probably be spitting out more than you'd drink, but you can get a pretty decent...
Forum: The Main Room 28-Jan-11, 03:28pm
Replies: 801
Views: 112,377
Posted By legal-affairs
I wasn't talking about s--- I didn't need, I was...

I wasn't talking about s--- I didn't need, I was talking about Courvoisier XO.
Forum: The Main Room 28-Jan-11, 11:47am
Replies: 801
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Posted By legal-affairs
Yeah - and all cognac is also 15% off, which...

Yeah - and all cognac is also 15% off, which makes it a bit strange that I got a flyer yesterday offering Courvoisier XO at $99.95 "after 15% off". I'm pretty sure the bottle I bought at Vintage...
Forum: The Main Room 25-Jan-11, 09:02am
Replies: 801
Views: 112,377
Posted By legal-affairs
Aha - I have the found the page on the internet...

Aha - I have the found the page on the internet which unifies the "Scotch recommendation" thread and the "Beer in a can" thread - Scotch in a...
Forum: The Main Room 19-Jan-11, 03:20pm
Replies: 801
Views: 112,377
Posted By legal-affairs
For myself, I can't see the point of putting...

For myself, I can't see the point of putting top-shelf booze in a hip flask - you aren't going to get all the aromas if you are drinking it from the flask. Something like J&B is what I stick in my...
Forum: The Main Room 12-Jan-11, 02:57pm
Replies: 801
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Posted By legal-affairs
Ha anyone tried the Octomore Orpheus? Keen to...

Ha anyone tried the Octomore Orpheus? Keen to know whether it is actually a decent dram or whether you are paying the money just for the "my peat is bigger than your peat" contest.
Forum: The Main Room 29-Nov-10, 10:22am
Replies: 801
Views: 112,377
Posted By legal-affairs
Also, bear in mind that if you are coming through...

Also, bear in mind that if you are coming through Singapore you will need to pack anything you have purchased into your checked baggage - even when you can show that you have never left the airport,...
Forum: The Main Room 01-Nov-10, 01:41pm
Replies: 801
Views: 112,377
Posted By legal-affairs
Bandaidie? Do you mean iodine-y, or do you smash...

Bandaidie? Do you mean iodine-y, or do you smash a lot of glasses round your place?
Forum: The Main Room 23-Sep-10, 02:56am
Replies: 801
Views: 112,377
Posted By legal-affairs
Guinness in the north (of the Republic), Murphy's...

Guinness in the north (of the Republic), Murphy's in the south. Are you in Cork? If yes, Murphy's is what you want.

Coming through Heathrow I almost bought a bottle of Czech single malt at World...
Forum: The Main Room 18-Sep-10, 05:10pm
Replies: 801
Views: 112,377
Posted By legal-affairs
Cheers - I was weighing this up yesterday when...

Cheers - I was weighing this up yesterday when considering whether to buy a bottle of Supernova in Edinburgh. I could always put it in my check in luggage, but DNW all my clothes to smell like a...
Forum: The Main Room 10-Sep-10, 06:39pm
Replies: 801
Views: 112,377
Posted By legal-affairs
I think it depends where are you are coming...

I think it depends where are you are coming through on the way home. I'm off over that way shortly, travelling back through Singapore, and last time I went through Singapore my recollection is that...
Forum: The Main Room 10-Sep-10, 11:29am
Replies: 801
Views: 112,377
Posted By legal-affairs
That's not really the question - the question is,...

That's not really the question - the question is, "Do you like it?"

In terms of single malts, most people who post in here would probably say steer clear of Glenfiddich (not because it is...
Forum: The Main Room 06-Sep-10, 12:07pm
Replies: 801
Views: 112,377
Posted By legal-affairs
You can fashion a razor out a cigar cutter, but...

You can fashion a razor out a cigar cutter, but it takes freakin' ages . . .

Also, it makes the cigars taste funny.
Forum: The Main Room 15-Jul-10, 09:57am
Replies: 801
Views: 112,377
Posted By legal-affairs
Great story on the 730 Report last night about...

Great story on the 730 Report last night about the Tasmanian whisky industry:

http://www.abc.net.au/7.30/content/2010/s2953818.htm
Forum: The Main Room 24-May-10, 04:06pm
Replies: 801
Views: 112,377
Posted By legal-affairs
The customs declaration form on the outside of...

The customs declaration form on the outside of the package is going to say that it is alcohol. The chances of getting it through without paying duty are probably somewhere between not good and not...
Forum: The Main Room 16-Apr-10, 09:34am
Replies: 801
Views: 112,377
Posted By legal-affairs
Vintage Cellars have got 20% off if you buy two...

Vintage Cellars have got 20% off if you buy two bottles of single malt for the next month or so.
Forum: The Main Room 11-Feb-10, 06:52pm
Replies: 801
Views: 112,377
Posted By legal-affairs
You say that like it's a bad thing.

You say that like it's a bad thing.
Forum: The Main Room 04-Feb-10, 03:36pm
Replies: 801
Views: 112,377
Posted By legal-affairs
I always have Dalwhinnie at home for those...

I always have Dalwhinnie at home for those occasions when I feel like a pre-dinner dram, as opposed to a post-dinner dram when one of the Islay malts works much better. Dalwhinnie opens up nicely...
Forum: The Main Room 14-Dec-09, 11:10am
Replies: 801
Views: 112,377
Posted By legal-affairs
They've also got Courvoisier XO half price ($100...

They've also got Courvoisier XO half price ($100 rather than $200) - my local store had run out on the weekend but they should be restocked on Wednesday.
Forum: The Main Room 28-Sep-09, 10:29pm
Replies: 801
Views: 112,377
Posted By legal-affairs
Maybe not required, but try it with just a little...

Maybe not required, but try it with just a little - the nose will open up and you will get a lot of different flavours. Trust me on this.
Forum: The Main Room 28-Sep-09, 04:50pm
Replies: 801
Views: 112,377
Posted By legal-affairs
New whisky social...

New whisky social network:

http://www.connosr.com/
Forum: The Main Room 16-Sep-09, 02:27pm
Replies: 801
Views: 112,377
Posted By legal-affairs
Vintage have Dalwhinnie and Oban and a couple of...

Vintage have Dalwhinnie and Oban and a couple of the Glenmorangie varieties on special at the moment. Very hard to go wrong with any of those.
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