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    Here is a good direct scotch shop:

    Malt Whisky Shop - Single Malts Direct Scotland

    Good selection and decent prices to boot Hic!

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    Quote Originally Posted by glennda View Post
    this is tru but m & s don't sell the rose's lime cordial which is the best
    I can recommend the elderflower press as a subsitute, although it's fizzy rather than a cordial/juice.

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    Quote Originally Posted by bossman View Post
    Here is a good direct scotch shop:

    Malt Whisky Shop - Single Malts Direct Scotland

    Good selection and decent prices to boot Hic!
    Nice to see they have Ginger Tam's on there: Malt Whisky Shop - Single Malts Direct Scotland

    It's a beautiful drink!

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    I get through a few bottles of wine a week and a Majestic Wine is on the way to work if I ever fall short.
    Majestic Wine - Homepage
    [ Can get only get two bottles in my box on my 650 ] - I tend to buy by the case load normally when I am in the car so it's not unusual for me to get 24 at a time.......
    On first name terms with them and they are always prepared to cork a bottle if something takes my fancy......
    Other than that it's Carlsberg from Sainsburys [ large cases ]

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    Do I have an alcohol problem? Is a litre bottle of JD a week excessive? Do I really care? No.

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    Quote Originally Posted by tech_guy View Post
    Do I have an alcohol problem? Is a litre bottle of JD a week excessive? Do I really care? No.
    I tend not to think of it............I have heard that the liver can re-generate right ?
    And hell if Steve Jobs can get a new one, I should be able to get one myself or at least an App for it.

    Stange thing is I have started to drink more ever since my move into education.......

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    I think working it IT in the edu sector is enough to drive anyone to drink!

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    Quote Originally Posted by tech_guy View Post
    I think working it IT in the edu sector is enough to drive anyone to drink!
    Amen to that.......

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    I like the new Grouse Black, as a cheap every day Peaty whisky.
    Tesco et al sell it for £16, but I was in the Whisky shop in Gretna Green on Sunday and they were selling it (obviously to tourists) for £23!

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    Im a rum drinker, but the selection in supermarkets is fairly abysmal. Ill buy a bottle of whatever if its on offer but often there are no offers at all

    Need to get it off the net really, drinksshop do the 7 year old Havana Club for about £20 which is beautiful

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    got an awesome litre bottle of Appleton VX last week by fixing someones trojan ridden pc.

    Tastes awesome and even better knowing i didnt pay a penny for it!

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    Quote Originally Posted by CSNM-Carl View Post
    I can recommend the elderflower press as a subsitute, although it's fizzy rather than a cordial/juice.
    The Aldi High Juice is quite nice.

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    Quote Originally Posted by tech_guy View Post
    I'm a Jack Daniels man so where is the cheapest place to buy it from?

    Asda and Sainsburys do Bourbon Whiskey. Tastes just the same after the 2nd glass. Around £11 for 70cl

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    Mostly from the pub, but some times the local supermarket. My nearest off licence only stocks white lightening and fizzy lager.

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    Quote Originally Posted by StewartKnight View Post
    I like the new Grouse Black, as a cheap every day Peaty whisky.
    Tesco et al sell it for £16, but I was in the Whisky shop in Gretna Green on Sunday and they were selling it (obviously to tourists) for £23!
    Yeah, have 3/4 of a bottle of that on the shelf. It's ok... bit rough around the edges but drinkable with a dash of water.

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