ralfy review 861 Extras – The beauty of slow-motion malts-moments.



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13 Comments
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    jui Jgen Tan January 28, 2021 at 12:01 pm

    1 btl comes to mind for me is the glenfarclas 21. Getting better with time and oxidation in the btl.

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    G man January 28, 2021 at 12:13 pm

    Wowwwww………..15 years Ralfy and still good on a peated whisky? I find my peated whiskies go flat after 10-12 months. Ralfy do you "Gas" your whisky to preserve that 15 year Laphroiag???? I encourage anyone of you Malt Mates to answer this ?? for your bottles.

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    xiamengbaby January 28, 2021 at 12:47 pm

    The Hazelburn 10 is around $90-$100 by me in the Chicago area. Seems high priced for a 10 year old standard proof malt.

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    xiamengbaby January 28, 2021 at 12:53 pm

    If I want a bottle to last 10 years, that would only be like two small drinks per year per bottle. If I have three drinks per night on three nights per week, that would be 468 drinks per year. If I can only have say drinks per bottle per year (in order for each to last ten years), I'd need a stock of 234 bottles on hand.

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    Steven Harris January 28, 2021 at 2:12 pm

    Fantastic video……one of the best you have done.

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    Martinez Landscape and Construction January 28, 2021 at 2:53 pm

    Ralfy I just drank day before yesterday of some Green Label.. for me I enjoyed the flavor so much i drank half a 750 ml bottle!! I so regret after a bad hangover and after watching this ! Perfect timing ! I’m not doing that again ! Well enjoy slowly and build up a mini bar at home ! Thanks for the advice ! Cheers

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    Wasa Bista January 28, 2021 at 3:39 pm

    What's a good breakfast whiskey?

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    Malton Tiger January 28, 2021 at 3:39 pm

    I like to keep at least 8 bottles open and rotate each week. That way they last at least 4-6 months. Ralfy, have you tried Loch Lomond's Inchmoan 12? An excellent dram that doesn't seem to have many reviews

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    E. L. January 28, 2021 at 4:14 pm

    Good company or bad company….. With you Ralfy, we sure have GOOD COMPANY !

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    Allouran January 28, 2021 at 4:18 pm

    Which makes us ask the obvious question Ralfy – how many bottles do you have open? I have a couple of (small) drams most nights of the week, and over a year I'm still going through 15-20 bottles per annum. I usually have 10-15 bottles open and even then they usually last 6-9 months only – to drag them out I'd need to open another 10 bottles!

    Always appreciate the extras, good to be told to reset and rethink 🙂 Cheers

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    Rafy Hay January 28, 2021 at 4:59 pm

    I'm not the biggest peat-head in the world, but a Laphroaig after a few months opened might be the most beautiful taste in the world.

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    Koh En January 28, 2021 at 6:11 pm

    Hazelburn doesn't get the love that it should probably because there is so little of it and few selections every year. Last year it was the 10 and the 13 oloroso. Springbank is not putting out much but what ever they do I buy and it's always beautifully elegant and pretty whisky. it's the Catherine Zeta Jones of 25 years ago whisky. Do you remember ?

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    FlamePolished January 28, 2021 at 7:01 pm

    Thank you for addressing this. Well said Ralfy.

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