Glen Elgin Meeting
Posted on Wednesday, Feb 29, 2012 at 09:37 PM
In 2006, ten friends gathered in a private bar to discuss the formation of "A gentlemen's club/society/group dedicated to the drinking of fine whiskies." From that dignified (cough) evening, LAWS was born -- and we also found our first A-range whisky, a 16-year Glen Elgin by The Bottlers that AS had picked up in London.
We tasted through nine different Glen Elgins, specifically choosing some unusual expressions. The lineup was:
Then, we compared three 19-year-olds, each bottled exactly a decade apart.
Followed by three 16-year-olds:
And finally, we sampled the 2009 official release "The Manager's Choice," from the Diageo series that was met with ridicule upon release for its sky-high pricing and low age statements. Well, this was quite well enjoyed, but nobody seemed to think it should cost remotely close to $300+.