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    Cluny Scotch

    I drank some Chivas and liked it. Then I visited a Casino just south of Memphis and asked for a scotch while with a friend on the video poker slots. What I got was darn good and I thought it tasted a lot like the Chivas. So the next time the lady came around, I looked at the bottle and it was Cluny.

    At the liquor store here in Lenexa KS, Cluny is 15.29 a 1.75L bottle so I bought one. I liked it so much I finished it and bought another. But in the meantime I tried some Famous Old Grouse and found the Grouse lacking in taste, I did not like it nearly as well as I liked the Cluny so I now am favoring the Cluny. Plus the price can't be beat.

    Supposedly the Cluny is heavily malted scotch. Maybe that is why I like it. Curious if others have tried it, and if you have, do you know other scotches that have similar taste profiles to this or how would you describe the taste profile?

    Some reviews I have seen on the net do not rate this scotch too highly. I wonder why I like it so much since it definitely falls in the realm of cheap stuff!

    Thanks,

    Paul

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    Oh, this stuff is Scotch but it is made by Heaven Hill in Kentucky. I figure they blend it up there with stuff they got from Scotland.

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    Quote Originally Posted by fogfrog
    Oh, this stuff is Scotch but it is made by Heaven Hill in Kentucky.
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    I can't furnish details, but here is confirmation of fogfrog's assertion -- depending upon one's definition of "made by", I suppose.

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    I think it is imported in bulk and bottled at HH.

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    Quote Originally Posted by fogfrog
    Oh, this stuff is Scotch but it is made by Heaven Hill in Kentucky.
    Ah! So it's bottled by Heavan Hill, not made by them. That would make sence. I wondered about a scotch made in kentucky...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Frodo
    Ah! So it's bottled by Heavan Hill, not made by them. That would make sence. I wondered about a scotch made in kentucky...
    B I N G O

    We do not create it.

    Scotch is a product of Scotland, made in Scotland.

    Same kinda theme as Tequila...it's a product of Mexico. Made in Mexico.


    Bourbon is a product of the USA Made in the United States of America

    That's the way it's supposed to be. I don't know "for sure" what would happen if someone decided to start making Tequila here in the United States, or if someone in Mexico opened a "Bourbon Distillery". I also wonder if anyone has tried this in the past? All the legal stuff about producing Bourbon became law (in the USA) back in 1964.



    During prohibition, My Grandfather (Harry Beam), and Great Grandfather (Joseph L. Beam) and Uncle Otis Beam, dismantled a entire distillery, moved it to Juarez Mexico...and produced for Waterfill and Frazier

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    Bettye Jo,

    So do you know about the Cluny then? I love this stuff! What is it that you put in it that makes it so good? I am curious if your other scotches from Heaven Hill are similar.

    Thanks,

    Paul

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    Quote Originally Posted by fogfrog
    Bettye Jo,

    So do you know about the Cluny then? I love this stuff! What is it that you put in it that makes it so good? I am curious if your other scotches from Heaven Hill are similar.

    Thanks,

    Paul
    I don't think we mess with this at all. It comes in blended...I will double check to make sure this is correct. I've asked that question many years ago...the response might need updating

    You might want to try another of our products ...The Isle of Jura is a excellent Scotch, so I'm told Can't vouch from personal preference though...I'm a Bourbon Person

    Click on this link to find more information about it

    http://www.isleofjura.com/newjura/index.htm
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    American-made Tequila-like Spirits, Revisited

    I don't know "for sure" what would happen if someone decided to start making Tequila here in the United States, . . .
    Bettye Jo,

    I started a thread about just such a situation early last year in regard to a product initially called "Temequila", but now called "JB Wagoner's".

    Although the purveyor can't call his product "tequila", he certainly uses the word at every opportunity on his website -- by way of explaining why he can't use the word on the label.

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