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Posted: 12/14/2002 1:54:50 PM EDT
A co-worker is looking to get a gift for his pops, any suggestions?
Link Posted: 12/14/2002 2:00:37 PM EDT
Link Posted: 12/14/2002 2:01:05 PM EDT
single malt or blended, east coast or west? you might want to try a single malt as old as you can get that starts with the word Glen
Link Posted: 12/14/2002 2:08:33 PM EDT
glen levit
Link Posted: 12/14/2002 2:11:04 PM EDT
Let me get back to you on that one!
Link Posted: 12/14/2002 2:11:17 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 12/14/2002 2:12:06 PM EDT by BlackDog714]
Probably a single malt and something less common. He'll be checking this thread, so be nice [;)]
Link Posted: 12/14/2002 2:13:31 PM EDT
The_Macallan would say... [url]www.themacallan.com[/url] I would say YUCK!!!
Link Posted: 12/14/2002 2:18:10 PM EDT
Link Posted: 12/14/2002 2:23:16 PM EDT
One more Vote for Oban Charlie
Link Posted: 12/14/2002 2:43:29 PM EDT
Link Posted: 12/14/2002 3:26:11 PM EDT
I didn't know there was such a thing as "good scotch". I've tried it a couple o' times and didn't much like it.
Link Posted: 12/14/2002 3:44:52 PM EDT
They have 18 year old The Macallan at costco for 60 bucks right now. Its pretty sweet.
Link Posted: 12/14/2002 3:51:19 PM EDT
um....3m? Sgtar15
Link Posted: 12/14/2002 4:31:30 PM EDT
Nothing says I love you like the gift of alcohol. [:D]
Link Posted: 12/14/2002 4:41:14 PM EDT
Never met a scotch I didn't like [:D][:D] Having said that - pretty much any single malt is better. The longer aged the better. Anything with Glen in the name helps.
Link Posted: 12/14/2002 8:30:37 PM EDT
Glenfidditch Believe it or not...Famous Grouse is pretty darn good, and quite cheap for the taste (about $30). For REALLY CHEAP scotch for the taste, William Grants is great. I'll take it over most scotches up to $30, yet it only costs about $15.
Link Posted: 12/14/2002 8:37:07 PM EDT
Link Posted: 12/14/2002 8:40:01 PM EDT
Link Posted: 12/14/2002 8:46:19 PM EDT
Originally Posted By paper: They have 18 year old The Macallan at costco for 60 bucks right now. Its pretty sweet.
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[^] If "pops" has any taste in single malt scotch, [b]The Macallan[/b] is ALWAYS an excellent choice! You can NEVER go wrong with it - it's universally known as the premier single malt scotch - in fact it's widely regarded as the "Rolls Royce of Single Malt Scotches".
Link Posted: 12/14/2002 8:48:55 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 12/14/2002 9:07:30 PM EDT by The_Macallan]
Originally Posted By kpel308: Glenmorainge or Laphroag for singles, or an older Glenlivet or Uesquebach Reserve for blends.
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What's widely sold as "The Glenlivet" is not a blend, it's a single malt scotch. BTW, There are many "Glen" scotches, not all are good, some are rather mediocre (e.g. Glen Mhor, Glenesk, Glen Keith). A few other names if you don't choose The Macallan - Auchentoshan, Laphroig, Balvenie, Lagavulin, Dalmore, Cragganmore, Talisker, oh just forget it there's too many good ones - buy The Macallan [:D]
Link Posted: 12/14/2002 8:53:58 PM EDT
I'd rather have a nice bourbon myself, but maybe I am a bit biased, heheheh.. Glenlivet is good though..
Link Posted: 12/14/2002 9:17:59 PM EDT
Link Posted: 12/14/2002 9:32:20 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 12/14/2002 9:39:58 PM EDT by CHIPS]
How about a nice Cognac. Hennesy is my favorite. The single malts are definetly the better Whisky. Try this out. [url]http://www.scotchwhisky.net[/url]
Link Posted: 12/14/2002 11:38:04 PM EDT
Link Posted: 12/15/2002 12:50:56 AM EDT
anything 'glen'
Link Posted: 12/15/2002 3:10:44 AM EDT
I drink Jonnie Walker Black............if I had lots of $$$$$$$$$ I'd like to try Jonnie Walker Blue.
Link Posted: 12/15/2002 3:20:42 AM EDT
Link Posted: 12/15/2002 4:00:23 AM EDT
JW Black is great for under $50.Green's not bad either if you can find it.
Link Posted: 12/15/2002 4:15:45 AM EDT
Glen Moranje (25 yr old) Glen Fiddich Glen Livet Chivas Regal Royal Salute, but you'll have to do some serious shopping to find it under $65.00. Karl.
Link Posted: 12/15/2002 5:20:17 AM EDT
Thank you all for your replies, as it helped him greatly! I'm going to try and get him registered here today so he can see what a wonderful bunch of guys (and gals) you all are! Thanks again, Joshua
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