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Message 1297844 - Posted: 22 Oct 2012, 11:12:21 UTC

Those local boys can be rough.

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Message 1298055 - Posted: 23 Oct 2012, 1:57:39 UTC
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It's been forever since I posted in the 'drinker's thread.

But I'll put in one more vote for Commodore Perry IPA from Great Lakes Brewing Co.

If you live in the Northeast US, you can probably find some at a quality grocer near you.


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Message 1299500 - Posted: 27 Oct 2012, 21:40:32 UTC

Wine o'clock here tonight. No cocktails, a good Zinfandel will do...
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Message 1299681 - Posted: 28 Oct 2012, 7:47:40 UTC

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Message 1304420 - Posted: 10 Nov 2012, 11:38:43 UTC

My treat for tonight:


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Message 1309698 - Posted: 24 Nov 2012, 10:52:00 UTC




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Message 1309700 - Posted: 24 Nov 2012, 10:59:09 UTC

Bought me a bottle of Jura yesterday. My favourite whiskey.


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Message 1309804 - Posted: 24 Nov 2012, 16:07:18 UTC

Didn't have you down for a scotch drinker ....

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Message 1309826 - Posted: 24 Nov 2012, 16:38:47 UTC

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Message 1310036 - Posted: 25 Nov 2012, 4:49:53 UTC

OK please educate me here. Whiskey and Scotch the same booze?
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Message 1310069 - Posted: 25 Nov 2012, 7:34:15 UTC - in response to Message 1310036.

OK please educate me here. Whiskey and Scotch the same booze?

Yes they are the same but "Scotch" refers to it being from Scotland.

We will get back to Beer as soon as this question has been answered or maybe not.

I never left my beer. :-D

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Message 1310071 - Posted: 25 Nov 2012, 7:49:41 UTC

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Message 1310073 - Posted: 25 Nov 2012, 7:54:45 UTC - in response to Message 1310036.

OK please educate me here. Whiskey and Scotch the same booze?
We will get back to Beer as soon as this question has been answered or maybe not.


Scotch= Whisky
Bourbon/Rye/Blend= Whiskey.

And from what I have seen, Single Malt is always Scotch(usually very good!)


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Message 1310098 - Posted: 25 Nov 2012, 9:35:55 UTC - in response to Message 1310036.

OK please educate me here. Whiskey and Scotch the same booze?
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Message 1310107 - Posted: 25 Nov 2012, 9:56:04 UTC

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Message 1310109 - Posted: 25 Nov 2012, 9:59:52 UTC

Scotch whisky is spelt without an e, American and Irish whiskeys are spelt with an e.

Now back to beer .....

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Message 1310161 - Posted: 25 Nov 2012, 14:38:45 UTC - in response to Message 1310109.

Scotch whisky is spelt without an e, American and Irish whiskeys are spelt with an e.

Now back to beer .....


Actually not quite as simple as that!

The spelling whisky (plural: whiskies) is generally used in Canada, Japan, Scotland, and Wales, while whiskey (plural: whiskeys) is more common in Ireland and the United States. The usage is not always consistent – for example, some prominent American brands, such as George Dickel, Maker's Mark, and Old Forester (which are all made by different companies), use the 'whisky' spelling on their labels, and the US legal Standards of Identity for Distilled Spirits document also uses the 'whisky' spelling.
"Scotch" is the internationally recognized term for "Scotch whisky". It is rarely used in Scotland, where the drink is called simply "whisky".

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Message 1310208 - Posted: 25 Nov 2012, 18:04:52 UTC
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Actually if we really really want to be pedantic .......

Scotch is a generic term for both whisky and whiskey.

In English grammar any whisky made in Scotland should be called Scots whisky.

(ducks and runs ....)

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Message 1310218 - Posted: 25 Nov 2012, 18:21:09 UTC

Oh my, I didn't know there was so much to know about whisk(e)y...
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