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The Bellinghman
Date: 2011-02-13 23:17
Subject: Hmm
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I'm currently sipping a 3 year old single malt whisky.

Yes, 3. Not 30, this was distilled in 2007 and bottled last year, which makes me feel like a child molester.

And yet it's not bad at all. Damn, I think this may be the Lolita of Whiskies.

It's 46% strength, matured in Bourbon barrels, delightfully pale. Designed by a former distiller from Laphroiag, but not peaty.

Oh, and it's English, from Norfolk.

I'll be intrigued to see how they develop over the next few years - I trust they're keeping some of the casks to age a bit longer.
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User: silly_swordsman
Date: 2011-02-13 23:32 (UTC)
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The St George distillery? We did a Viking show in the village next door last year, and the distillery got a lot of strangely dressed visitors. I think they said they will offer a range of ages, so you can examine its maturation.

I only had a taste, but liked it quite a lot.
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