ralfy review 839 Extras – The innovation of disclosure.



If you like my content you can buy me a ‘wee dram’ at https://www.patreon.com/ralfy, thanks !
My Book ‘Search For A Whisky Bothy’ (Bothie) is on sale at all good book shops, and from my printer lulu.com .
https://www.lulu.com/search?adult_audience_rating=00&q=ralfy
Great read auto-biography and malt-journey.
For more whisky info & stuff, SUBSCRIBE to ‘ralfydotcom’
Subscribe to my other YouTube Channel ‘Fitter Philosophy’

This video represents a personal opinion and perspective only.
To comply with Google Adsense policy this video is an independent non-profit review and is not selling or linking to a site that sells the product being reviewed.

source

26 Comments
  1. Reply
    ale b August 19, 2020 at 1:32 am

    First

  2. Reply
    Brenner August 19, 2020 at 1:54 am

    I have absolutely no interest in innovation when it comes to spirits, wine, etc.
    I want consistency! Actually, I’ve refrained from buying something I knew and cherished, because they changed the label /packaging … presumably to appeal to a broader group of buyers.

  3. Reply
    David Bone August 19, 2020 at 2:06 am

    Good evening everyone from Wellington Somerset in the UK

  4. Reply
    marc August 19, 2020 at 2:22 am

    People shouldn't be scared to play with their whiskey! Great video.

  5. Reply
    Dean Williams August 19, 2020 at 2:47 am

    Thanks Ralfy! Been following you for quite some time, always informative, never boring 🙂 Just ordered your book via Lulu. Keep up the great work.

  6. Reply
    per kristian sandgren August 19, 2020 at 2:50 am

    Love the ekstra and still waiting on yore nexst book!=)

  7. Reply
    finally done August 19, 2020 at 3:19 am

    Ralfy the other thing I have been doing other than whisky is because of you .I have been reading the stoics because of your other channel and it has made life a lot more easy in these current times.Thank you

  8. Reply
    przechuj2217 August 19, 2020 at 3:20 am

    Blending those whiskies was hardcore

  9. Reply
    Uilleachan August 19, 2020 at 3:36 am

    Another handy thing with the coop 3 y.o is that the half bottles cost is just a few pence more expensive than half the cost of a full bottle, the 5 y.o is good too. Big-up the coop!

  10. Reply
    Jim McLaughlin August 19, 2020 at 3:39 am

    There's no Death Star in the Empire Strikes Back. Just like there's no additives in good whiskey.

  11. Reply
    degmar August 19, 2020 at 3:42 am

    Stop. How can you praise the use of lighter, cheaper glass because it's environmentally friendly, then also praise the use of magnets, cardboard tubes, or cardboard boxes?

  12. Reply
    Glenn Vranckaert August 19, 2020 at 4:08 am

    I'm interested in that rum story you mention, also a whisky that resembles the death star? I've got to see that :D, great episode Ralfy.

  13. Reply
    SYED SHAHNAWAZ August 19, 2020 at 4:14 am

    HI RALFY! I BOUGHT YOUR BOOK AND READING IT(ALSO LOVING THE EXPERIENCE)ONE IMPORTANT MENTION THOUGH. ON THE SIDE MARGIN OF THE BOOK,THE PRINT SAYS" WHISKY BOTHA" INSTEAD OF BOTHY. PLEASE POINT OUT THE MISTAKE TO THE PRINTER/PUBLISHER FOR CORRECTION FOR THE NEXT EDITION……. SYED SHAHNAWAZ. CANADA.

  14. Reply
    Peter Stimpel August 19, 2020 at 4:23 am

    Oh Ralfy, thanks a lot for this one. I believe you are wrong in one point: 5%? I guess those passionate enjoyers of whisk(e)y are much less. Regards and Slainte, Peter. One of those Germans

  15. Reply
    TimeMachine Bikes August 19, 2020 at 4:48 am

    We could see the IOM from Blackpool as we meandered home after going for a government subsidized meal this evening.

  16. Reply
    First Phil Whisky August 19, 2020 at 5:08 am

    We have new distilleries here in New Zealand, like the Cardrona whisky, and although it is young (3-4 years). It always states it on the label and therefore has a lot of respect within the whisky community here. It will be interesting to see how new global innovative distilleries will put pressure on Scotch distilleries to add more info to their bottlings.

  17. Reply
    Miso 56 August 19, 2020 at 5:14 am

    Well, you are probably in love with arran 10y (please do not loose racional thinking). I am not an expert, but as you mentioned do not underestimate the technology and changed regulation – all about sherry, and a little bit about madeira and port wine – > technology changed in last 40 years, different young alcohol in barrels -> different whiskey. But I think this video is pure antimarketing :-). And you are at least partialy right… why to pay premium for faked color or taste? If the bottle is 30+ euro, it should be honest and clear. And Arran 10y, I can understand, great value (have a bottle :-), open). Sugar and rum… there is a reason … 20+ years old rums (mostly it is solera, so that is the oldest rum in blend) are like a 40+ years woody whiskey – you need to cover the bad wood aftertaste. But why create such 'premium" product? :-).
    Please defend your values, you are pure legend.

  18. Reply
    Darryl Calder August 19, 2020 at 5:23 am

    The wee beastie is great evidence that distilleries that are listening to these discussions are reaping rewards. Wish I could find a bottle to try it myself.

  19. Reply
    N Henderson August 19, 2020 at 5:34 am

    This is why I keep watching. Thanks Ralfy for not being a part of the flock

  20. Reply
    RobFut 99 August 19, 2020 at 5:37 am

    In a way I like the traditionalist nature of the whisky world. But the areas they choose to bend and not bend sometimes make me scratch my head. For instance why are they allowed to sherry syrup the cases… but they can’t use inner staves? If they’re going to be traditional, just go all the way and ban chill filtration, ban syruped casks, ban low quality barley sources, and ban NAS, and ban e150.

  21. Reply
    A.N. Miller August 19, 2020 at 5:40 am

    Is that the new bottle design, or is it old?

  22. Reply
    pwalker32 August 19, 2020 at 5:42 am

    Hi Ralfy, as an established malt mate I'm really interested in expanding my palate and buying some rum. I am put off by your comments here about 'dosing' though and am not quite sure where to start. I would love it if you could point me and others towards rum bottlers to look for in our adventures. Kind regards, Peter. Warwick, UK.

  23. Reply
    Branta Brauerei August 19, 2020 at 5:59 am

    great! ralfy keep the rambling going. agreeing 100% 🙂

  24. Reply
    Gordon Prentice August 19, 2020 at 6:00 am

    The book was great, looking forward to the next one.

  25. Reply
    Al August 19, 2020 at 6:16 am

    Has anyone bought a bloody vegechop! Great review Ralfy

  26. Reply
    Rui Parada August 19, 2020 at 6:43 am

    Would also like to take the opportunity to recommend Rum; in this case: Rum da Madeira 970…do look for it…it can be truly exceptional , particularly the Madeira single cask expressions (besides, Madeira was the first place where rum was ever produced…before Cape Verde [look out for Tropicana grog], Brazil and the Caribbean, etc, etc)

Leave a reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.