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41 Comments
  1. Reply
    Andy Cigars October 10, 2019 at 1:59 am

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    Learn to pronounce
    verb
    chew (food).
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    Similar:
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    chomp
    crunch
    eat
    ruminate

  2. Reply
    Lorcan Adrain October 10, 2019 at 2:04 am

    Still £10.99 in my local branch, but the better deal is the 8 year old Queen Margot for £12.99. Will stock up with more tomorrow.

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    NICKOLAY MILTENOV October 10, 2019 at 2:10 am

    Ralfy, don't flatter yourself, it is not your contribution for the price increase. It is a supermarket policy of their own logic which has nothing in common with you and your review.

  4. Reply
    James Day October 10, 2019 at 2:12 am

    Glenfiddich 15 is now £34 in Morrisons, on special, not for long I bet

  5. Reply
    Vittu Harkonnen October 10, 2019 at 2:14 am

    They are discounting this Glenfiddich heavily in this week Ralfy. Donald Trump has just increased tariffs on scotch, making America great again and this WILL have an impact on prices, definitely.

    mysupermarket.co.uk/asda-compare-prices/Spirits/Glenfiddich_Single_Malt_Whisky_15_Years_Old_700ml.html?TrackingCode=AQMAAAE.9wa5-1RmBUKRliIrBMStRA
    They used to have a good 22 year old blend called Glen Alba which after one not very successful Christmas campaign was banging about on Lidl shelves at discounted price £29.99 , for a year or so. I bought only one bottle and after it's been opened and emptied I never stopped regretting it. It was gone for good by then…

  6. Reply
    Paul Graham October 10, 2019 at 2:14 am

    Willing buying, willing seller. This works .

  7. Reply
    Ansel Rey October 10, 2019 at 2:15 am

    Managed to purchase a bottle of Queen Margot for £10.99 today. Looking forward to a wee dram on Friday.

  8. Reply
    Andy C October 10, 2019 at 2:15 am

    Sainsbury's: Glenfid 15 £32 !! Dont hang about though.

  9. Reply
    Andrew Smith October 10, 2019 at 2:22 am

    Aldi have a 3 year Whisky which looks similar….do you know is it the same Whisky?

  10. Reply
    Pharmacists do it over the counter October 10, 2019 at 2:30 am

    The Ralfy Bounce is real. Check out the latest price for the Ardmore 20yr 49 Wine & Spirits Club bottling at auction. Pre review 150 sterling. Post review 500 sterling.

  11. Reply
    Richard Driskill October 10, 2019 at 2:41 am

    URGENT! EVERYONE READ!
    It's no mystery what is going on …and it has nothing to do with you, or supply and demand! Get your head in the "whisky Industry" Ralfy!
    VERY BAD NEWS! UNFORTUNATELY – 9 DAYS FROM NOW …Single Malt from Scotland and Ireland are going to take a HUGE hit in sales in the United States, their #1 customer in the whole world, come the 18th of October.
    Because the governments and banks yonder decided to cheat when it came to Airbus funding (which destroyed Boeing's chances in fair trade), the WTO has finally concluded the matter after all these years [WT/DS316/ARB], and there will now be $7.5 BILLION in tariffs …EVERY YEAR… from now on, for certain goods, from certain places, entering the US. For Single Malt, that now amounts to a 25% tariff of the value on my favorite beverage. Thousands of workers, and the very distilleries themselves, will be affected as the largest customer they have suddenly stops buying ALL THAT glorious top-shelf stuff from abroad (remember, we make lots of our own whiskey). Since it is doubtful the importer will suddenly lower their price by 25% and absorb the loss, or that the US consumer will suddenly pay a 25% increase in what it cost before, times are going to look quite gloomy for a VERY LONG TIME unless some miracle takes place. DAMN the cheaters …see what you have wrought on us all!?! If you can't do the time, don't do the crime. I will miss you dearly Single Malt.
    Governments and bankers, under the table deals and pure greed, no wonder why they are hated so much.

  12. Reply
    Church Thomas October 10, 2019 at 2:42 am

    Malt Chaser Malt Brag; Old Pulteney 17 Virginia ABC closeout $58.99 U.S. Lucky enough to grab 4. Bruichladdich Scottish Barley The Classic Laddie $28.59, got my mitts on 2.

  13. Reply
    JETJOOBOY October 10, 2019 at 2:45 am

    WHY is it integrity yo Age state a Scotch at 3 years?

    Legally.. Just having the name Scotch Whisky gives it a 3 year age statement..

    However THAT bottle could still contain 90% 12 year old scotch…
    One could suggest that the producers that do NOT state 3 year are trying to imply that their whisky is possibly OLDER hence they are not going to accept the down scaling of the Scotch Laws that may make an old mixture sound cheap and Young?

    Yes it is brave to place a 3 year Age State BUT.. Some people LIKE a young firey spirit.. A lot of people blend their own at home.. BUT.. What if they bought a 3 year old in order to add a little sparky sharpness to a blend bottle/keg.. And it turned out to be 90% aged 50 year old Glengoyne
    L?

    Shouldn't the maximum information be the go to for integrity?

  14. Reply
    JETJOOBOY October 10, 2019 at 2:47 am

    Got to the last third of the 3 yr Queen Marmot and I Suddenly GOT IT!
    What is that? Just as the bottle is looking "on the way out" all of its character comes through and makes you wish you had another one from the same exact batch to Drink too!

  15. Reply
    JETJOOBOY October 10, 2019 at 2:54 am

    Sorry to go on.. But I find it hard to get into Whisky Forums (or any forums
    . My mobile phone is ancient and doesn't like Web browsers)
    BUT
    I compared q.Margot 3 to Sainsbury £12 blend and
    …. Both excellent

    BUT
    .
    I revisited MORRISONS 3 year old blend today
    .different
    .more banana and apple but a massive NOSE of Toffee Caramel.

    I wish Ralfy would support me to do Budget Quality spirits (Inc. No age statement) I would love to compare actual crop to the 'perceived' crap that people presume.. Who knows..some actual rubbish may be pleasant?
    (I make red wine for 95p per litre and it is sincerely perfectly fine rich smooth quaffable fruity rich wine..??
    I like it and I have an expensive pallette and a cheesy wallet

  16. Reply
    S Ellizan October 10, 2019 at 3:05 am

    Here un L.A. Ledaig 10yo was 54.99$ before the review. Now it’s 72.99$

  17. Reply
    Mylan October 10, 2019 at 3:15 am

    Hey Rally. Here is Czech Republic you can find once or twice a year glenfiddich at 1+1 discount. You pay for the more expensive bottle and get the cheaper for free. I paid 60€ for 18yo and got 15yo for free. Cheers

  18. Reply
    x y October 10, 2019 at 3:41 am

    It is still available for 6.99 EUR at Lidl in Germany (got 2 bottles today)

  19. Reply
    NZAnimeManga October 10, 2019 at 3:46 am

    Lol did you just say "electronic logarithms"?! You kind of shit the bed with appearing intelligent when you conflate logarithms and algorithms… Stick to what you know, ralfy.

  20. Reply
    Chris M. October 10, 2019 at 3:51 am

    This is a very nice camera angle Ralfy

  21. Reply
    Vlerkies October 10, 2019 at 3:56 am

    Thx Ralfy.

    Never really had a true appreciation for Whisky being one that normally drank to 'numb sobriety' if we are being honest.
    Must say, after stumbling on your channel a while back things have changed, for the better and to my delight.
    Both based on your recommendations.
    Springbank 10yr was an education for my taste buds and wonderfully satisfying.
    Then 'Caol Ila 12yr' is just magnificent!!! I absolutely love the strong peaty/burnt wood notes in it. After years of run of the mill readily available blends on offer, this really has opened my eyes.
    Cheers

  22. Reply
    Kip Strange October 10, 2019 at 4:00 am

    Cheapest i could find it in Scotland is £14.00 for queen margot.

  23. Reply
    Dean Lahaye October 10, 2019 at 4:01 am

    Thank you for sharing ralf very informative sir hope your well

  24. Reply
    TheWaveSon October 10, 2019 at 4:17 am

    Ralfy please review the Glenlivet 12 First Fill edition …

  25. Reply
    Fred Labosch October 10, 2019 at 4:25 am

    I am still very much in doubt about the Queen Margot 3yo quality to be completely honest, as I remember some time ago Ralfy reviewed Hankey Bannister Blended Scotch (NAS) and gave that one 84/100, so one of us went on one day to grab a bottle, and it was pretty much shite, so…

  26. Reply
    David Kasman October 10, 2019 at 5:25 am

    You may feel your production values aren't as good as some others. Perhaps that's true. I don't give a darn. You're my favorite for dram info and I prefer your laid back, straightforward style. Thank you.

  27. Reply
    Diego Diaz October 10, 2019 at 5:33 am

    So, you're like the Robert Parker of Whisky???

  28. Reply
    JETJOOBOY October 10, 2019 at 5:35 am

    I bought a bottle of 3 year Margot from Lidl in England on Monday and it was £10.49

  29. Reply
    JETJOOBOY October 10, 2019 at 5:37 am

    I think I screwed up by buying cases of 8×1 litre cartons of red grape juice from Sainsbury….
    To make wine from
    It jumped from 75p to £1.00 per litre about 6 months later.. EVERY OTHER fruit juice remained at 75p to this day…

    Sainsbury is the only supermarket that still sells grape juice…

  30. Reply
    JETJOOBOY October 10, 2019 at 5:43 am

    Certain whiskys NEVER get reduced in supermarkets..

    Ie.. ARDBEG (I only found out the Distillery is mothballed the other day)

    However
    . BUNNAHABIEN (AH you spell it)
    12 year old (unchil filter, non coloured 46+%) actually hit £29.95!!! Usually £36 on a permanent reduction at on supermarket only (wait for it) rose

  31. Reply
    JETJOOBOY October 10, 2019 at 5:46 am

    Have just re – tried Morrisons 3 year old blend..£12.00. Again

    This level of whisky is hiding some of the most intricate firey fruity young taste bombs

    Still gonna give the gold to Sainsbury NAS blend £12:00. Glen Goyne
    I am assured makes the dominant heart of it

  32. Reply
    Anthony lambert October 10, 2019 at 6:01 am

    Have you ever thought to review one of Lidl's Ben Bracken range of Single Malt Whiskies ?
    They have Highland,Islay and Speyside.With NAS and age statement (up to 30 year old) at very good prices (online and in shop)

  33. Reply
    HellenicBlackMetal October 10, 2019 at 6:03 am

    Macallan Sherry Oak 12, price per bottle went up an insane amount in just 1 year, l can't even sell it anymore.

    PS: ln Austria l saw Queen Margot 5 (FIVE) YO in Lidl for 7.99 Euros.

  34. Reply
    thegoldencat October 10, 2019 at 6:12 am

    It was a while ago that I tried it but I remember thinking Queen Margot 3yr was particularly bad even compared to other cheap blends. The 8 year old one is actually pretty good though. That and Highand Earl Black from Aldi are both great for the price.

  35. Reply
    Niall McLaughlin October 10, 2019 at 7:44 am

    Ralfy speaking about supermarket whiskies I bought Sainsburys Irish when you recommended it and bought it but I've been chasing that flavour since. I found it with West Cork blend a few years ago but now it's disappeared.

  36. Reply
    JumboCod91 October 10, 2019 at 8:09 am

    I wouldn't worry too much about it to be honest. Your reviews create a spike in demand and when demand rises so do prices. If the demand stays high then Lidl will have incentive to produce more to meet the demand which will let prices fall back. In the end the consumer will have more of a good product that they want at a price they are willing to pay with Lidl moving even more inventory whereas if you didn't cover the product then only few people may have caught onto it. You're just a part of the mechanism that brings us, the consumers, the kind of products we want to buy. Now give yourself a well earned pat on the back!

  37. Reply
    Kelly Drover October 10, 2019 at 8:10 am

    Well then I’m going to have to keep my best finds a secret now! :-0

  38. Reply
    Justin Perez October 10, 2019 at 8:58 am

    I'm a new subscriber, and have really been enjoying watching all your videos, this was the whiskey education I didn't realize I needed. I drink more rum than anything else, and enjoy the videos you make reviewing stuff outside of whiskey, though I have found drinking whiskey more enjoyable since I discovered your channel. I think your American audience would really like it if you did a moonshine review at some point in the future, you should see if your could make that happen, I'd love to get your perspective on the experience.

  39. Reply
    Robert Rogers October 10, 2019 at 10:02 am

    Ralfy: Are you planning any bourbon reviews in the future?

  40. Reply
    Kirk S. October 10, 2019 at 10:26 am

    hello you malty misrepresenting malfeasance

  41. Reply
    Brian Esparza October 10, 2019 at 10:59 am

    Great example is Elmer t Lee, before you reviewed it a couple years back it was $30-$40 now it $200+

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