Celebration liquor?

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  1. Glock19Fan

    Glock19Fan Cool Guy

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    I am just looking for some suggestions on a good quality liquor. I am looking for something in the $50-150 price range and something I can sip neat or on the rocks.

    For what its worth, I prefer rum, cognac, and whiskey in that order. I never had scotch but I am willing to try it.

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  2. Green_Manelishi

    Green_Manelishi Knicker Knotter

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    50-150 dollars is quite a range.

    Scotch is whisky, but not whiskey.

    Pouring $150 whisk(e)y over ice is a concept I find rather horrifying.
     

  3. trajan07

    trajan07 dimly lit

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    In that price range I'd pick up a bottle of Johnnie Walker Gold (here its ~$65).
     
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    you need to try some don julio 1942, its not on your list cause this is a tequila but this brand goes down very smooth and has a caramel taste to it a lot of people think that it's a cognac in a blind taste test, its the only 80 proof liquor my wife likes it is made for sipping, not shooting or mixing drinks with
     
  6. dango

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    Fresh air and water , that's all I need. No disrespect to drinking ,
    I had to quit because of medical reasons but I do miss my scotch on the rocks at times.
     
  7. unit1069

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    If you really want to party and stretch your budget to the $150 mark buy a couple of bottles of Patron Silver tequila (every bit as good as the slightly more expensive Gold), a couple of bottles of Glenlivet single malt Scotch and the rest of the money on a good beer like Stella or Sol.
     
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  8. DoubleWide

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    Are there any brands or types of those liquors that you like?

    I'd go to with Oban 14 for a scotch. I think I'd preferred Macallan 12 over 18, but it's been awhile.
     
  9. jp3975

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    Not what you're looking for, but i'll throw in an oddball answer.

    Murai Daiginjo sake.
     
  10. bulletandgrunt

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    Go for a scotch, go for Balvanie
     
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    I like where you're coming from. I have several bottles of quality junmai daiginjo, but I'm having a hell of a time finding someone who wants to sit down and help me out with them. Most people have only tasted the low end stuff, and don't know what they're missing at the top end.
     
  12. MtBaldy

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    If you want to try scotch, I'd suggest doing a practice run with McClelland's Islay. If you decide you like it well enough, go for your basic Talisker, which is sort of half way up the peatiness scale but, with the right palate, one of the best (IMO) scotches around.

    Cheers!
     
  14. Green70

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    Rums are one of my favorite drinks to enjoy after a nice dinner. Usually, I enjoy something cheaper, such as The Kraken.

    However, I do have a bottle of this and it is very, very nice...

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    It runs around $100 a bottle...

    For another rum that would be good for a celebratory drink, this is not only damn fine rum, but the bottle will be worthy of saving as a reminder of why you were celebrating... Also around $100.

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    Drambuie and a side of cheesecake. That is a celebration! HH
     
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    you could buy alot of mums

    [ame="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UnGgGoemzwU"]Meet the Parents Greg Buys bottle of Mums - YouTube[/ame]
     
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    Raise one to Bonnie Prince Charlie for me. My family supported him in 45.
     
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    I prefer bourbon to scotch and Pappy Van Winkle 20 year is my pick. It runs around $100 a bottle.
     
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    Since you like rum, buy Ron Zacapa 23 or XO. Both are excellent and won't really break the bank.
     
  20. EAJuggalo

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    Chivas Regal 18, 21 if you can find it and it's in your price range.