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Old Nov 30th 2017, 3:24 am
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Originally Posted by Oakvillian
what, Stone's and a blended Scotch? Why yes, yes indeed. That's been the go-to tincture in my hip flask for many years, and has a long tradition as a warming drink on a cold day (science notwithstanding).

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Whisky_Mac
Sacrilege.
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Sacrilege.
Well, I wouldn't waste a good single malt on it, but that's what the Bell's or, in my case, Teacher's, is for.
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Buffalo Bill's favourite drink was a Stone Fence, (a mug of cider with a shot of rye in it).... Because he's an ancestor I tried it, effing terrible.
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Originally Posted by Oakvillian
Well, I wouldn't waste a good single malt on it, but that's what the Bell's or, in my case, Teacher's, is for.
If it's Teachers you can have a pass It might even be an improvement.
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Originally Posted by caretaker
Buffalo Bill's favourite drink was a Stone Fence, (a mug of cider with a shot of rye in it).... Because he's an ancestor I tried it, effing terrible.
An ancestor ! ...enquiring minds... ?
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Originally Posted by Shard
If it's Teachers you can have a pass It might even be an improvement.
I drink Teachers, Bells and Grants with Sprite/7Up.

In my teens I used to like some of my dad's
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Teacher's is one of the nicest blends. And nothing wrong with spicing up a bit of ginger wine with a dram.
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I ordered some last week....Bombay Bad Boy! the black pot!

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Originally Posted by Jingsamichty
Teacher's is one of the nicest blends. And nothing wrong with spicing up a bit of ginger wine with a dram.
Not in my book it isn't. Grouse, JW, Chivas, even Grants are superior. Although these days, I tend to stick to malts.
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I nearly always drink malts too, Old Pulteney being my favourite. But even tonight I had a blend, a Ballantine's. Perfectly pleasant in a way that Grouse or Bells just doesn't do it for me.

A blend I used to really enjoy but honestly haven't had for almost 20 years would be Black Bottle.
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Originally Posted by BristolUK
I drink Teachers, Bells and Grants with Sprite/7Up.
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Teacher's is one of the nicest blends. And nothing wrong with spicing up a bit of ginger wine with a dram.
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Not in my book it isn't. Grouse, JW, Chivas, even Grants are superior. Although these days, I tend to stick to malts.
To drink with soda or (if you must, Bristol) with sweet pop, possibly over ice as a long drink, then I would prefer a "premium blend" from Johnnie Walker or Grouse (the Black Grouse is quite nice). But for a whisky mac I actually think Teacher's goes very well.

Single malts, of course, are a different kettle of fish altogether. To be enjoyed with just a splash of (tap) water at room temperature. Hmmm - I've got a bit of a thirst on, now. My mouth is watering for something suitably medicinal - maybe a dram of a Speyside malt - a Balvenie or a Macallan, or perhaps a Highland Park, or something a little peatier from Lagavulin or Bruichladdich... not sure I've got anything else on the go at the moment.
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Originally Posted by Jingsamichty
I nearly always drink malts too, Old Pulteney being my favourite. But even tonight I had a blend, a Ballantine's. Perfectly pleasant in a way that Grouse or Bells just doesn't do it for me.

A blend I used to really enjoy but honestly haven't had for almost 20 years would be Black Bottle.
I don't know that I've ever tried Old Pulteney. I knew there was a distillery in Wick but am not familiar with its product. Thank you for the recommendation!
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Remember when I was 17 me and the girlfriend getting hammered on Clan Dew. Evil stuff.
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Originally Posted by Jingsamichty
I nearly always drink malts too, Old Pulteney being my favourite. But even tonight I had a blend, a Ballantine's. Perfectly pleasant in a way that Grouse or Bells just doesn't do it for me.

A blend I used to really enjoy but honestly haven't had for almost 20 years would be Black Bottle.
It's a bit unpatriotic, but my fave blend is probably Jameson's. Malt would be Bowmore, Dalwhinney or occasionally a Laphroaig.
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Originally Posted by Oakvillian
To drink with soda or (if you must, Bristol) with sweet pop, possibly over ice as a long drink, then I would prefer a "premium blend" from Johnnie Walker or Grouse (the Black Grouse is quite nice). But for a whisky mac I actually think Teacher's goes very well.

Single malts, of course, are a different kettle of fish altogether. To be enjoyed with just a splash of (tap) water at room temperature. Hmmm - I've got a bit of a thirst on, now. My mouth is watering for something suitably medicinal - maybe a dram of a Speyside malt - a Balvenie or a Macallan, or perhaps a Highland Park, or something a little peatier from Lagavulin or Bruichladdich... not sure I've got anything else on the go at the moment.
Oh yes, all very nice ones!
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