- posted 9 years ago
If you see this stuff... don't bother. I've never put anything other than pure water in a SMSW (and then only rarely to see how the nose / palette changes) but I wish I had some lemonade to put with this stuff. I'd even prefer it with Coca-Cola and I don't even like Coke.
I'm broke these days but have had a difficult week. I decided that a reasonable Tequilla or Vodka might be in order for this evening. (I have plenty of fresh limes and lemons and not enough money for a good whisky...)
However, as I walked into one of the local liquor outlets the guy behind the couner told me he was hoping that he'd see me this week, they have a great special on a 'new' SMSW - Drumguish. Only NZ$37, (coincidently about the most I could afford to spend on ethanol today).
So I bought a bottle, and now on my third dram, can honestly say that if I were still home distilling this stuff would be classified as still-wash. It'd be thrown back through the still with the next run to clean it up. It just oozes congeners and I know that, even if I only have one more dram tonight, I'll wake with a headache.
Oh, Google supplied me with;
I think that 15/20 is extremely generous. I'd hate to taste anything that only got 10/20 from that site, I dare say it'd kill me.
Just a friendly warning. I could have got 70cl Johnnie Walker Red at this price and it would have been infinitely more drinkable.
-- Shaun. "Give a man a fire and he's warm for the day. But set fire to him and he's
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