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OT - What scotch are you drinking?

I typically drink bourbon, but after having read several reviews of Lagavulin 16 (and being a sucker for Islays), I picked up a bottle.  WOW!  I'm blown away by it!  So peaty and smoky.  Goes perfectly with BBQ.  Anyway, how about you?  What are you all drinking?  
Southern California
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  • Doc_EggertonDoc_Eggerton Posts: 5,160
    Famous Grouse, although I like my Jamesons better.

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  • I do enjoy the smokiness of Lagavulin, but this is my "go to" scotch, and yeah, 16, 18, 21, all depends on my mood and cash in hand, but 12 suffices for my after work unwind lol
  • EggcelsiorEggcelsior Posts: 14,010
    Famous Grouse, although I like my Jamesons better.
    Get some single malt homie!
  • bicktravbicktrav Posts: 498
    I do enjoy the smokiness of Lagavulin, but this is my "go to" scotch, and yeah, 16, 18, 21, all depends on my mood and cash in hand, but 12 suffices for my after work unwind lol
    Nice.  I've been meaning to pick up a bottle of the 18 for a while.  Next up I'm going to try Ardbeg Uigeadail.  Maybe I'll do the 18 after that.
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  • EggcelsiorEggcelsior Posts: 14,010
    Right now, Glenfiddich and Glenmorangie 

    Speyside, Highland, and Islay for me.
  • nolaeggheadnolaegghead Posts: 26,633
    Highland Mist
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  • EggcelsiorEggcelsior Posts: 14,010
    Highland Mist
    Besides this, you have no excuse for that blended stuff.

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  • nolaeggheadnolaegghead Posts: 26,633
    There's a little squirt of musty Misty in every bottle.  Plus, it was only $9 at the truck stop.
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  • robnybbqrobnybbq Posts: 1,907
    When I drink Scotch I got a few good ones.

    Macallan 18
    Glenmorangie Signet
    Johnnie Walker Blue
    I got a bottle of Macallan 20year Estate that I have not opened yet

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  • johnmitchelljohnmitchell Posts: 4,630
    I am a sucker for Single Malt...My wife bought me this earlier in the week...I will crack this on the weekend..
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  • WakefanWakefan Posts: 51
    Laphraig quarter cask. Although with steak, I like Talisker
  • WolfpackWolfpack Posts: 2,650
    Oban
    Greensboro, NC
  • WylecyotWylecyot Posts: 183
    Johnny Walker Black or Green
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  • bicktravbicktrav Posts: 498
    Wakefan said:

    Laphraig quarter cask. Although with steak, I like Talisker

    Love Laphroaig. The sadly discontinued 15 was the scotch that hooked me. Never tried the quarter cask but hear great things.
    Southern California
  • DMWDMW Posts: 12,463
    Not drinking it now, have an open Glenlivet 18 here though. Sounds like a perfect after dinner drink tonight.
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  • I had a bottle of Macallan 50 but I assumed it had expired so I poured it out...
  • CowdogsCowdogs Posts: 491
    Chivas.  When I was younger I drank it cause I thought it was cool, and now I just like how it tastes.
  • henapplehenapple Posts: 15,986
    Glenfiddich 18.....islay taste like mulch.
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  • calikingcaliking Posts: 11,106

    my all-time fav is Lagavulin Distiller's Edition. Lagavulin 16 is my regular scotch of choice. Others include Oban 18, and the Oban DE. Big fan of the Balvenie too - I have a bottle of  14yo Caribbean Cask waiting expectantly for me.



    bicktrav said:
    I do enjoy the smokiness of Lagavulin, but this is my "go to" scotch, and yeah, 16, 18, 21, all depends on my mood and cash in hand, but 12 suffices for my after work unwind lol
    Nice.  I've been meaning to pick up a bottle of the 18 for a while.  Next up I'm going to try Ardbeg Uigeadail.  Maybe I'll do the 18 after that.
    the Ardberg Uigeadail is seriously peaty, if you like that sort of thing.

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  • calikingcaliking Posts: 11,106
    henapple said:
    Glenfiddich 18.....islay taste like mulch.
    you just like the Glenfiddich because its 18...

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  • Cookbook_ChipCookbook_Chip Posts: 1,234
    Johnnie gold
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  • bicktravbicktrav Posts: 498
    henapple said:

    Glenfiddich 18.....islay taste like mulch.

    Yep. If you took a forest, burned it to the soil, then ate whatever charred dirt remained, you'd have the flavor of Islay... And man do I love it!
    Southern California
  • FarbuckFarbuck Posts: 276
    Tallisker




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    Newtown Square, PA
  • DMWDMW Posts: 12,463
    Mistyped, its Glenlivet 15, not 18. Still pretty good.
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  • CookinbobCookinbob Posts: 1,690
    Lagavulin is punching my buttons these days.  Probably a good thing it is so bloody expensive!
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  • NPHuskerFLNPHuskerFL Posts: 16,936
    edited June 2014
    Edited: Ooops clearly didn't read the thread title. Thought this was the usual "what are you drinking now thread". My bad. No Scotch for me tonight. Just a few ice cold Traditional Yuengling Lagers. Enjoy your drink and egg on :-)
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  • Ladeback69Ladeback69 Posts: 4,427
    Scotch, Scotch, Scotch; I like Scotch. I have some Balvevie 12 year old and some Glenlivet 18.
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  • Carolina QCarolina Q Posts: 12,988
    None. Not now, not ever (again). I hate Scotch. Though I have to say, Misty is absolutely lovely!  :D

    I hate it when I go to the kitchen for food and all I find are ingredients!

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  • tksmoketksmoke Posts: 776
    Loves me some scotch.  Lagavulin is what we drink here, but from time to time, Caol Ila.  Talk about peaty!! Yum!!
    Santa Paula, CA
  • PNWFoodiePNWFoodie Posts: 1,046
    Working my way through....
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