DT #347, 13 December 2014 (Aberlour scotch whisky)   Leave a comment

Aberlour scotch whisky

Beautiful and cold,
Our day off together with
JMW Turner.

Name: Aberlour Scotch whisky
Type: booze
Venue: house

Review/notes: Ten years old but not at all harsh (although not as smoky-peaty as I generally like, either — Speyside’s like that).  Would be a good introductory malt and I’d really like to try one of their more mature bottles sometime…maybe next Holiday season.

We spent mid-day chasing last minute Christmas cards in Old Town and stopped in the Swindon Museum of Art to catch the last day of the JMW Turner exhibit…breathtaking although very limited.  I especially liked the watercolours he did around Bristol when he was only 16 years old (and there was an extension to the exhibit of other landscapes inspired by Turner).

2014-12-13 Burderop out-and-back

Brimble Hill run was a might nippy this A.M. and my fingers were cold and dysfunctional so I left the GPS on the kitchen counter whilst making a hot beverage (hence the especially slow pace the last 2/10 mile).

[DT =Daily Tipple, explained in DT #000 here]

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