- posted 12 years ago
The last year and a half or so I've been experimenting with several kinds of Whiskies.
My absolute favorite so far has been Glenmorangie 12 in sherrie wood.
I've tried several Islays but I am decidedly not a fan. I can appreciate them for sure but not something I really yearn for.
I prefer 10 yrs or older (usually 12) but I try to stay at a price point under $35-$40. If you have a recommendation out of the range that I must try, by all means!
I'm thinking of Old Pulteney next, based on a recent thread. Where does that fit?
Here's are some others I've purchased:
Macallan 10yr private label from Trader Joe's (not indicative of better Macallan offerings). Laphroiag 10 Glenlivet 18 (smooth but not distinctive). Bowmore Legend (decent Islay). Finlaggan (Another TJ special no age Islay). Lismore (too peppery) Isle of Jura (too light).
Notice that this seems to be all Highlands and Islay if I'm not mistaken.
Also: Bulleit 10 yr bourbon. Elijah Craig 12 yr bourbon. Rebel Yell (you'll yell when you try it ;-) ) Maker's Mark Knob Creek