One hundred years ago, light years from here, I used to be able to get The Dalemore for about 35 bucks. I always had a bottle stowed in my Jeep and/or in the camping gear. A generous flask was always in the tackle box too. Stupid Store had a bargain one day: a case for $150.00. I almost had a nervous breakdown: the wife would have shot me and rightfully so - that was a lot of money for us in those days. I had to pass, but I still regret it to this day! Even though I seldom drink.
Nowadays The Dalemore is a fine spirit but grossly overpriced - like all the rest of them. And like the rest of them, they are coming out with one ridiculous ‘special bottling’ after the other - and some of them are nothing more than lighter fluid. Whenever the friggin yuppies get into something - they usually ruin it. I shook my head in utter disgust when the fags at Highland Park had a whole collection of ‘special bottlings’ named after Norse gods. Do they come with comic books too?!? Winston Churchill must have spun in his grave! “Oh, Nigel!!!! I simply MUST collect them all!!!!”
Now that I am penniless and worthless I will drink whatever’s in the jerry can… even if it is Famous Grouse. I doubt I am missing anything by doing so.