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Scotch....who drinks it, what brand, and how do you like it?

Discussion in 'The Okie Corral' started by Jake-Gallows, Mar 3, 2010.

  1. Jake-Gallows

    Jake-Gallows

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    I am sitting here sipping on a glass of Scotch from a bottle that was a gift to me at work.
    It is Chivas Regal...not bad...pretty good actually...
    For the last couple of years I have really started to enjoy Scotch. Mainly I have been buying:
    Dewar's "White Label"
    Johnnie Wakler "Red Label
    The GlenLivet

    But so far my favorite has been Glenmorangie...to me it has many more flavors. Every time I drink it, I taste something new; honey, sweet, citrus, oak, etc...Not too expensive, but really good stuff.

    I like to drink it from a tulip shaped glass that I do not wash with dish detergent. I only wash it with bottled water, and IF I ever put wather in my Scotch, it is bottled water, nothing from the tap...

    Anyone else have ideas for brands to try?
     
  2. RenoF250

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    The Macallan is a good scotch for the price. I like the cask strength scotchs as well. Macallan cask strength and GlenLivet Nadurra are both good. I did not like Aberlour a'bundah.

    I currently have Glenlivet, GlenMoragnge, and Glenfiddich 15.
     

  3. rahrah12

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    Glenlivet is what I currently have and been drinking for awhile...15 year
     
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    +1 for The Macallan
    also like Glenlivet, Glenfiddich, and for smokey/peaty I have Lagavulin
     
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    "Red Label" Johnnie Walker tastes about equal to gasoline as far as I'm concerned.

    They're other labels are much nicer IMHO.

    I throughly enjoy "Gold Label" myself. I like the sweet stuff.
     
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    Johnny Walker Blue is the best scotch Ive tasted so far.
     
  7. scwine

    scwine ^%(#@$^!!!!!!!

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    Not a Scotch drinker at all, but I have had Balvenie 21 Port Wood on three cubes of ice,,,,,and it was nice.:wavey:
     
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    The best scothch I have ever tasted is probably Johnnie Walker Blue but I dont personally think it is worth the high price tag. Johnnie Walker Black is a great choice for value and quality. Balvenie makes a great scotch as does glenlivet. As a general rule the older the better, although when you get up into the 25 and 32s its probably pricier than its worth, and sigle malt is almost always supieror to blended.
     
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    Levitt and Fidditch
     
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    I'm a Russian vodka, and scotch drinker. If it's over 35 dollars it's out of my price range. I prefer straight up. If those others are in my price range I will have to give them a try. Chivas is nice. cheers
     
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    i drink this and prefer it over chivas regal....
     
  12. Timjo1955

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    I currently have Highland Park 12(salty, good all around single malt)), Balvenie 12 Doublewood(sweet and delicious), Talisker 10(pepper), Glenlivet 12( good starter single malt for blend drinkers and always very drinkable), and Lagavulin 16(peat monster). I finished a bottle of Laphroaig Quarter Cask(a tasty melding of peat and sweetness) recently. I found Glenmorangie to be mild and mellow. If you like Glenmorangie and Glenlivet, you might consider Dalwhinnie 15(very mild) or Dalmore 12. Macallan, as already stated is very well known- I much prefer the 12 year old to the 10.
     
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    Talisker is worth getting, it is one of my favorites.
     
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    Glenfiddich 15 yr old, neat.

    JW Red Label will do in a pinch, on the rocks.
     
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    Laphroaig & Jura are my favorites. Dalmore is another good single malt.
     
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    Glenfiddich,Glenlivet,Famous Grouse,Dewar's,J&B,The Macallan,etc. I like them all.On the the rocks or neat.YMMV.tom.:cool:
     
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    I'm a Macallan drinker. I prefer it neat or on the rocks. Occasionally with a splash of water. I love the cask strength.
     
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    Hey Jack,
    Do you drink the Mac Cask neat? That stuff is, while clearly a wonderful scotch, a giant blast of alcohol both in aroma and taste. I've never had my own bottle but I look for it in restaurants/bars and drink it regularly. My wife took a big whiff once and for a second I thought she was going to need CPR. Back to my point t Mac Cask is one that I cut quite a bit, maybe 15% or so.
     
  19. Chad Landry

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    I stick to the single malts as much as possible. I almost bought a bottle of JW Black yesterday, but decided that bourbon would be better, in the same price range.

    I'm into Glenfiddich and Macallen, mostly.
     
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    I drink Famous Grouse almost exclusively. It's a blend of Highland Park and Macallan.