The real man's drink: Whisky

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PostRe: The real man's drink: Whisky
by Preezy » Thu Jul 04, 2019 7:05 pm

Oh the humanity :(

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by gamerforever » Thu Jul 04, 2019 7:42 pm

Best whisky for old fashioned?

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PostRe: The real man's drink: Whisky
by Dual » Thu Jul 04, 2019 7:48 pm

gamerforever wrote:Best whisky for old fashioned?


Bulleit bourbon

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by gamerforever » Thu Jul 04, 2019 7:52 pm

Dual wrote:
gamerforever wrote:Best whisky for old fashioned?


Bulleit bourbon


Thanks, will give that a try. Not many bars can make it properly from my experience. One i had the other day tasted too strong and orangey and had a lime slice in it!

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PostRe: The real man's drink: Whisky
by Preezy » Thu Jul 04, 2019 7:57 pm

I made some Old Fashioneds with the Woodford Reserve I got recently, very nice!

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PostRe: The real man's drink: Whisky
by gamerforever » Thu Jul 04, 2019 9:38 pm

Do you use the standard angostura or the orange one?

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by <]:^D » Thu Jul 04, 2019 9:39 pm

standard - theres nothing stopping you using orange bitters but its not usual.

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by Preezy » Fri Jul 05, 2019 10:05 am

gamerforever wrote:Do you use the standard angostura or the orange one?

I didn't even know they did an orange one.

I used sugar syrup in mine as opposed to an actual sugar cube, worked quite well. We also have these ice cube trays that create massive cubes of ice that look cool in the glass.

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PostRe: The real man's drink: Whisky
by gamerforever » Fri Jul 05, 2019 10:12 am

Preezy wrote:
gamerforever wrote:Do you use the standard angostura or the orange one?

I didn't even know they did an orange one.

I used sugar syrup in mine as opposed to an actual sugar cube, worked quite well. We also have these ice cube trays that create massive cubes of ice that look cool in the glass.


Yeah, I saw that they were doing orange bitters, but will try out the standard one with an actual orange peel slice. I've read Buffalo Trace is also a good whisky to have. I need to get those larger ice cubes, that's for sure!

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PostRe: The real man's drink: Whisky
by SandyCoin » Fri Jul 05, 2019 10:44 am

gamerforever wrote:
Preezy wrote:
gamerforever wrote:Do you use the standard angostura or the orange one?

I didn't even know they did an orange one.

I used sugar syrup in mine as opposed to an actual sugar cube, worked quite well. We also have these ice cube trays that create massive cubes of ice that look cool in the glass.


Yeah, I saw that they were doing orange bitters, but will try out the standard one with an actual orange peel slice. I've read Buffalo Trace is also a good whisky to have. I need to get those larger ice cubes, that's for sure!


Make sure the white pith is removed from the orange peel. Then give it a good squeeze over the glass to get the oils out.

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by gamerforever » Fri Jul 05, 2019 12:20 pm

SandyCoin wrote:
gamerforever wrote:
Preezy wrote:
gamerforever wrote:Do you use the standard angostura or the orange one?

I didn't even know they did an orange one.

I used sugar syrup in mine as opposed to an actual sugar cube, worked quite well. We also have these ice cube trays that create massive cubes of ice that look cool in the glass.


Yeah, I saw that they were doing orange bitters, but will try out the standard one with an actual orange peel slice. I've read Buffalo Trace is also a good whisky to have. I need to get those larger ice cubes, that's for sure!


Make sure the white pith is removed from the orange peel. Then give it a good squeeze over the glass to get the oils out.


Thanks, bit of a pro tip there!

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PostRe: The real man's drink: Whisky
by <]:^D » Fri Jul 05, 2019 11:32 pm

when i found out the zest squeeze :datass: you get the oil sitting on top of the drink, the smell. incredible :datass:

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PostRe: The real man's drink: Whisky
by <]:^D » Fri Jul 05, 2019 11:33 pm

Preezy wrote:
gamerforever wrote:Do you use the standard angostura or the orange one?

I didn't even know they did an orange one.

I used sugar syrup in mine as opposed to an actual sugar cube, worked quite well. We also have these ice cube trays that create massive cubes of ice that look cool in the glass.

the problem with the syrup is you dont get a developing drink - i.e. getting sweeter as you drink it. not 'bad' - just a preference.

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PostRe: The real man's drink: Whisky
by Dual » Fri Jul 05, 2019 11:36 pm

I love ordering an Old Fashioned at a good cocktail bar. Feel so cool.

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PostRe: The real man's drink: Whisky
by <]:^D » Fri Jul 05, 2019 11:47 pm

do you drink because its cool or are you cool because you drink?
real questions

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PostRe: The real man's drink: Whisky
by Dual » Fri Jul 05, 2019 11:50 pm

I'm a complete poser so it's definitely drinking because it's cool. I think I'm Don Draper for ffs :lol:

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PostRe: The real man's drink: Whisky
by <]:^D » Fri Jul 05, 2019 11:54 pm

thats the gateway.
and then you are an alcoholic :datass:

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PostRe: The real man's drink: Whisky
by LewisD » Sat Jul 06, 2019 12:26 am

Sure is a lot of Bourbon Chat in the Whisky Thread...

Mockmaster would have kittens if he saw this thread nowadays.. :roll:

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PostRe: The real man's drink: Whisky
by Preezy » Sat Jul 06, 2019 7:04 am

Alrighty then - anyone got a favourite Speyside they'd like to recommend?

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PostRe: The real man's drink: Whisky
by SandyCoin » Sat Jul 06, 2019 10:13 am

Finished my bottle of Clynelish 14 Year Old Whisky the other day. My parents visited my brother in Scotland and were nice enough to bring me back a bottle. Very nice whisky indeed and I would happily buy another bottle, especially as the price isn't too bad.

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