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I need the name of a really good brand of Scotch -- something Giles might drink and Spike would know.

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uncouthkitten
Sep. 18th, 2010 11:49 pm (UTC)
Balvenie, Glenlivet, Ardbeg. Glenfiddick to name a few. Any good 12 year old single malt scotch whisky will do well. After that it's all a matter of taste. Hope this helps.
abelina
Sep. 18th, 2010 11:51 pm (UTC)
Yes, yes thank you. Not being a connoisseur myself, I couldn't even Google and trust that I'd picked a good brand. Thank you!
uncouthkitten
Sep. 19th, 2010 09:28 am (UTC)
Glad to help. Look forward to reading your story.
uncouthkitten
Sep. 19th, 2010 09:38 am (UTC)
Ooops, just realised that I spelt Glenfiddich wrong. If you want a truly special scotch you could use

Ardbeg Lord of the Isles
25 year old
from Islay
at
70cl
£349.99 (£297.86 ex VAT)

abelina
Sep. 19th, 2010 05:58 pm (UTC)
I actually caught that myself -- on reading it on your initial reply I thought I had heard of it before but that it was a "ch" not a "ck". Google is my friend.

I'll keep that special one in mind maybe for something else. This particular time I just really need a name that's recognizable. It's not being consumed, just mentioned in passing. Thanks!
xtanitx
Sep. 19th, 2010 01:47 am (UTC)
Yeah, Glenfiddich is the only Scotch brand I know off the top of my head, but I have no idea what its quality is. My Scotch drinking experiences are limited (because it's GROSS, OMFG) and, uh, a little fuzzy 'round the edges when I try to recall them.
abelina
Sep. 19th, 2010 05:59 pm (UTC)
That sounds very similar to my tequilla drinking experiences...
lostboy_lj
Sep. 20th, 2010 02:08 am (UTC)
Talisker, 25 year-old. There's a scotch old enough to order it's own scotch.
abelina
Sep. 26th, 2010 04:55 pm (UTC)
Thanks :)
louise39
Sep. 23rd, 2010 10:22 pm (UTC)
Sorry I'm late. If you can use it - good scotch would be Languvulin or Macallan [18 year old].
abelina
Sep. 26th, 2010 04:55 pm (UTC)
Late, but it's always good info. Thanks!
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