[thechat] Whisky Question

Martin martin at members.evolt.org
Thu Dec 20 02:36:05 CST 2001

On Thursday, December 20, 2001, at 05:31  am, Andrew Forsberg wrote:

> I'm giving the gift of scotch to several clients this year. I can't 
> quite afford bottles of 16 year old Lagavulin all round, but found a 
> single malt scotch called Loch Lomond at a reasonable price. In fact, 
> it's a bit disturbingly reasonable. Has anyone else tried this?

Rings vague bells

> It's the 'Loch Lomond Pure Malt, Single Highland, Malt Scotch Whiskey'. 
> There's no age on it, so I'm guessing it's not. :)

Fortunately there's laws covering what's allowed to be called Scotch 
Whisky - it has to be Whisky made and matured (for at *least* 3 years) 
in Scotland.

> Google revealed very little on it, and I'm afraid it's unlisted on 
> malts.com (which is another reason why I'm a bit hesitant).

Yeah, well, malts.com lists their own brands, plus some major
competitors (which is why Highland Park is on there).

More worrying is that Michael Jackson doesn't list it.

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