ralfy review 812 Extras – How bad quality helps inform good quality.



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25 Comments
  1. Reply
    NEMESSIS1987 February 12, 2020 at 4:57 am

    Hey Ralfy!! Is there a good website out there that you may recommend for whisky news and new things happening around the industry? Cheers!

  2. Reply
    Silahtar357 February 12, 2020 at 5:01 am

    Hello Magistri Militum of Malt. Scotti never gave up freedom, even to Rome.
    Governor Gnaeus Iulius Agricola is a great primary source if one wants to read (very) early records on Scottish people.
    Lots of love, a glass of single malt, 2 cats and 78 rpm records of Nat "King" Cole from İstanbul.

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    ardenderi February 12, 2020 at 5:09 am

    It is weird how many non-natural stuff people prefer over natural taste. I think one of the famous examples is pear. I know many people who don't like natural pear, but enjoy synthetic pear in drinks,candies, ice creams etc. Funnily even I prefer synthetic pear flavor. However absolute opposite seems to be cherry. Never more have I seen so many hate synthetic cherry, but liking natural.

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    Steven Rowley February 12, 2020 at 5:14 am

    The caffeine content in these so called energy drinks is astounding. I’ve watched students neck these before taking an exam in one of my chemistry classes, and have tremors later on. I can’t see how quick consumption of large quantities of caffeine and sugar can be expected to help one’s ability to concentrate for an exam. I don’t see myself trying one of these products any time soon, though there are plenty of other sources for crap flavors.

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    XimerTracks - Sub To Me February 12, 2020 at 5:18 am

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    lewis mccoll February 12, 2020 at 5:20 am

    Ignorance strikes again !!! Contributes to diabetes aye ? As a type 1 diabetic of 23 years diagnosed at years old makes my blood boil ! Maybe look up the difference between type 1 and type 2 diabetes and come back to us. As I think you’ll find there’s a massive difference do not tar every diabetic with the same brush!

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    Eoin O'Connell February 12, 2020 at 5:26 am

    Now that's a monster review, Ralfy !

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    Marque Padley February 12, 2020 at 5:40 am

    Where I live in Canada, these so called energy drinks have effected children so badly that the schools have banned them from being sold in the schools, the only vending machines that are permitted in the schools now only sell bottled water and natural juice (No sugar added) drinks , it is amazing the difference in the children there attention span shot up 100%.

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    Joel W February 12, 2020 at 5:41 am

    Yep

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    John van Lith February 12, 2020 at 6:02 am

    Sounds like the next one is Auchentoshan…………thumbs up!

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    grbadalamenti February 12, 2020 at 6:12 am

    By the way Valentino Rossi did not pay all his due taxes in Italy. Just to give you an insight of what a greedy character this chap is. Would you immagine Bill Gates doing this?

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    PhatTrumpet2 February 12, 2020 at 6:36 am

    Here in the states we pronounce that word as "buh-HEE-muth."

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    Gungrave123 February 12, 2020 at 6:50 am

    Aspartame does not trigger insulin Ralph, is in fact often used in diet (as in for diabetics) drinks. It has other health concerns, but diabetes is not among them.

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    JETJOOBOY February 12, 2020 at 8:52 am

    I never understood how people could say that they wouldn't even use a certain whisky as a mixer…(I still don't to be honest but I am pig headed)
    I would NEVER poor it down the sink.. (I just can't see myself EVER being that secure in my finances)
    In fact if it was THAT bad, I would probably prosecute the producer/manufacturer or distributor..

    BUT

    I came DAMN close a couple of months ago after stretching my whisky budget a bit to take advantage of what I thought was a good deal on
    TAMNAVULLIN!
    ABSOLUTE FLAVOURED METHS…
    I kept giving it the benefit of the doubt and adding more and more water … but it just became more and more like unleaded petrol with WATER IN IT!
    it BURNED….
    I have had some Cask strength scotches and even some cheeky RUMS from strange women but ..JEEEEESUZ on a penny Farthing..
    That SCOTCH WAS NASTY!
    I even got second opinions and even went out to buy the nastiest looking Scotch I could see in the supermarket…. (which ironically is one of my now FAVOURITES EVER but I am not telling because they will either put the price UP or make the liquid LOWER in QUALITY….. if you ARE intrigued .. go and watch all of Relfys last 25 videos and Search my comments and you will find my hidden gem… it pisses on Aldis and Lidls £13.00 scotches … it BLOWS Grants and Grouse AWAAAY (I did a side by side this week)

    Anyway… Tamnavullin… incredibly bad experience IMO from that bottle.

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    JETJOOBOY February 12, 2020 at 9:01 am

    CAFFEINE DOES NOT PRODUCE ENERGY…
    Horrible effect…..
    Dangerous
    I DO love what these SpAz Drink manufacturers SPONSOR
    RED BULL do GOOD things for young Sports Folk,
    Monster Also do good things for Motorsport

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    JETJOOBOY February 12, 2020 at 9:02 am

    I LOVE the Smell of "Energy" Drinks
    I very like the taste too!

    I love Tasty Chemical tastes…

  17. Reply
    JETJOOBOY February 12, 2020 at 9:06 am

    "I'll taste it again"!
    Anyone else remember when Peter Griffin did Meth in Family Guy

  18. Reply
    MrBoomslang88 February 12, 2020 at 10:09 am

    Isn’t bull seamen in that ralfy

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    D Anton February 12, 2020 at 10:12 am

    What are your opinions of ginger ales, colas and tonic waters?

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    Barry Davis February 12, 2020 at 11:03 am

    Agreed Ralfy! Monster is a junk beverage. And ley lines are junk science. I reckon the real BS comes out after 800+ episodes. Go back to Sunny D & rum, Ralfy!

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    Phillip & Samantha February 12, 2020 at 11:16 am

    Thank you Ralfy for your videos. Im learning alot about whiskey from you. I completely agree with you on your point of tasting the bad stuff, which then makes one appreciate the good stuff. Im typing this while Im having a dram of Green Spot and another dram of Tullamore D.E.W 12. Im quite new to the Whisky game and these 2 are really good in my opinion. I've seen your review on Green Spot and it helped me make my latest purchase. Have you tried Tullamore D.E.W 12? I look foward to more of your reviews and insight.

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    hill billy February 12, 2020 at 11:31 am

    Energy drinks smell like urinal cakes, and taste like pure sugar mixed in waste water…

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    Jock381 February 12, 2020 at 1:18 pm

    Lol. I saw this thinking he was going to make a mixed drink. Then I watched it and I agree energy drinks are nasty.

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    David Hayes February 12, 2020 at 2:17 pm

    Interesting when you noted the strong association of smells with a long distant past, almost short circuiting one’s conscious recall of memory. My old Dad used to comment how certain smells such as methylated spirits took him right back to his childhood in the 1930s. Smells are certainly highly evocative……. gosh…! …. poor old dogs must live in the past perpetually.

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    Paul Hoffman February 12, 2020 at 2:29 pm

    Ralphy that is an integrity Monster. The cloudiness proves non chill filtered, no caramel added, and it is at can strength. And a tip on your tasting the faster you drink it the longer the finish as you will keep burping the taste for at least an hour.

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