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Aether Scotch Society

I give you the Aether Scotch Society, for those of us who enjoy one of the finest drinks in the world.  Here we can discuss scotch whisky  in all of its varieties from the days when it was called usquebaugh to the most modern of times.

Members: 19
Latest Activity: May 5, 2012

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Types of Scotch

Started by Doctor Thaddeus Wallace. Last reply by Olga Dimitryevna Vilena Apr 12, 2011. 10 Replies

The argument of what type of Scotch is better is an old one. Most people will turn up their nose at the thought of anything other than a single malt. I counter that all three types, Single Malt,…Continue

Scotch Whisky Reviews

Started by A D Cruize. Last reply by Doctor Thaddeus Wallace Feb 7, 2011. 5 Replies

Name the Scotch and give your description and opinion. Detail regarding distilleries, history and other references will be appreciated.Continue

Distilleries

Started by Doctor Thaddeus Wallace Jan 28, 2011. 0 Replies

for the fist one I am going to focus on one of the distilleries that produces an excellent single malt which also happens to be one of the main ingredients to one of my favourite blended scotch…Continue

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Comment by The Artificer on May 5, 2012 at 7:24am

Hi Ho, fellow Whisky lovers.

For those inclined to enjoy the Whiskies of Islay - Friends of Laphroaig are mounting a contest to design a tartan for the group.

You can follow the link below to my entry (which you may vote for if you feel so inclined) or test your hand at making a tartan on their program.
My Entry & Tartan Generator

Here's a direct image of my submission for those who don't like following links
The winner has their design become the official tartan of FoL as well as receiving a kilt made up in said tartan.

What could be better for a Whisky lover than wearing their allegiance?

Cheers,
The Artificer

Comment by A D Cruize on March 11, 2011 at 7:56pm
I made the mistake of ordering a Glenlivet (rocks) and a Drambuie (neat) at the hotel bar and mixed myself a Rusty Nail.  I thought that it was the Drambuie that tasted like swill - maybe it was the Glenlivet.  I saw both come from properly labeled bottles but, I daresay, something was amiss in Tucson . . .
Comment by Doctor Thaddeus Wallace on March 11, 2011 at 7:46pm
Almost a week has past since the end of WWWC and as I have said many times before, what a grand fabulous time it was. However, I must say that the scotch I had during the dinner theater from the dinner bar was... abysmal. Now, granted that blame is on my shoulders when I asked for "whatever scotch you have" after they said they where not sure what they had.. ahem. Anyway... anyone get an ID on that bilge water? (I suspect it may of been Johnny Walker Red... but..) Yes! I know I said I liked Johnny Walker in an earlier post....
Comment by Rude Alice on February 4, 2011 at 4:21am
It's been called "Ladylike", but Dalwhinnie is near the top of my list.
Comment by Liam Lord Ulthar derKatzen on January 28, 2011 at 8:41pm

and allow me to forward on an aether print message (text) from a friend...

 

The Prince Edward Pub in Toronto, ON, Canada.

 

This was in response to me asking her to remind me of the bar she was telling me about that carries several hundred different whiskeys... ;)

 

Comment by Liam Lord Ulthar derKatzen on January 28, 2011 at 8:23pm

ah... a home away from home...

 

reminds me of the time, whilst sipping bushmills, I got asked by a person doing Te-kill-ya shots how I could stand the taste of the stuff...

 

when I pointed out that it was much better tasting that the particular drink she was partaking of, she responded with "Yeah, but I don't taste it" to which I responded with "then why drink it?"

 

She didn't have an answer.

 

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