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#374400 - 04/26/12 12:34 PM Re: A question for the Scotch drinkers... [Re: terzaghi]
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Dewars......
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#374415 - 04/26/12 02:39 PM Re: A question for the Scotch drinkers... [Re: tomtuttle]
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Originally Posted By: tomtuttle
Scott, do tell! You never cease to intrigue.

David, I don't think there is anything "unreal" or inferior about bourbon. It's "different" than Scotch, and perhaps lacks the cachet due to a number of factors (not the least of which are price and Eurosnobbery). My opinion is that American Whiskey is no less noble than Scotch Whisky. I suppose you could make a case that Scotch can be more complex because of the peat, but something isn't necessarily "better" because it is more "complex".

Drink what you like. Honestly, I really wish that I enjoyed Scotch more, because there is obviously tremendous variety and richness in the products.


Oh sure. Just like Bose is not necessarily inferior. It's just "different".


Edited by Listener (04/26/12 02:39 PM)
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#374418 - 04/26/12 03:12 PM Re: A question for the Scotch drinkers... [Re: Da_Gimp_Pimp]
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Dewars......

I thought you preferred Depeace.
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#374421 - 04/26/12 03:49 PM Re: A question for the Scotch drinkers... [Re: terzaghi]
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Well, whether it's spirits or beer or A/V equipment, the whole idea is to enhance the user's quality of life, right? To bring them joy?

"Better" for me might not be "better" for you. I have just never really enjoyed debates about superiority/inferiority of consumer products. I do enjoy hearing about people's experiences, especially ones that have brought them happiness.

I don't own any Bose products. I don't think they sound very good, or present a very good value. It wouldn't bring me joy to use them. However, I can envision a scenario in which a Bose system might be "right" for someone who valued very small form factor, clean aesthetic design and an accessible user interface. If someone had already made that decision, I wouldn't want to try to diminish their joy by asserting that my criteria (sound quality and value) should have been more important to them.

So, I don't think Bourbon is the Bose of the spirits industry. And I don't think there's anything someone could say that would convince me that "Scotch is 'better' than Bourbon".

OTOH, I am absolutely delighted to hear stories about how a particular Scotch tastes, or how much they enjoyed it, or how sharing a wee dram with a friend was a satisfying or memorable experience.
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#374422 - 04/26/12 04:00 PM Re: A question for the Scotch drinkers... [Re: terzaghi]
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Tom I agree that bourbon to bose is not a good comparison. I do happen to think that bourbon is good value and always have some handy in case i run out of scotch =).
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#374425 - 04/26/12 04:19 PM Re: A question for the Scotch drinkers... [Re: terzaghi]
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#374426 - 04/26/12 04:20 PM Re: A question for the Scotch drinkers... [Re: tomtuttle]
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#374430 - 04/26/12 05:36 PM Re: A question for the Scotch drinkers... [Re: terzaghi]
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9 cases of whisky are out there scared and all alone?
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#374453 - 04/26/12 09:19 PM Re: A question for the Scotch drinkers... [Re: terzaghi]
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Should we start the "What scotch/whiskey/bourbon did you drink last night?" It could be filled with the nuances we smelled and or tasted while enjoying the fine drink.
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#374455 - 04/26/12 09:28 PM Re: A question for the Scotch drinkers... [Re: Listener]
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Originally Posted By: Listener
Should we start the "What scotch/whiskey/bourbon did you drink last night?" It could be filled with the nuances we smelled and or tasted while enjoying the fine drink.


With this crowd, I think you'll have to be satisfied with "Do you remember what you drank last night?"
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