The Scotch Snob’s Repartee Repertoire

I might have titled this article “Things Scotch Snobs Say”, except that I’m somewhat partial towards Scotch snobs. Ah, well! 

?Standard barbs in a whisky geek’s arsenal. Let’s look at a few. Here goes.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

I just managed to get my hands on a rare bottle of this 30-yr old. No. I haven’t tried it yet. I’m saving it for a special occasion.

My own,My love,My precious

 

This particular Scotch goes best with water from the Lammermuir springs.

Leonardo

 

What? You want Cola with your Scotch? Why don’t you just throw it away?

pink Moustache

 

This one has some earthy notes,and I’m detecting some gentle hints of wet dog.

party animals

 

This jazz band does NOT pair well with my drink, at all!

Jazz band

 

What is this swill? Does it come in a jar with 3 X’s on the front?

xxx Moonshine

 

Bourbon? Never touch the stuff… It’s probably brewed by some inbred hillbilly alcoholic in his backwoods outhouse.

Meth

 

I think 1981 was the best year for Glen-Something’s single malts.

exquisite

 

Put ice in that and I might have to slap you!

two cubes.. we dont put ice on our scotch

 

Oh, people who drink Glen-Something-Else are snobs. Me, I think it’s over-rated.

I'm kind of a big deal

 

“Cocktail? Sure, make mine a Rusty Nail, but hold the Drambuie and, no lime garnish either.”

“So Scotch and ice?”

“Right. Actually, no ice either.”

Pouring_Whiskey_Into_Glass

While some of the things they say may seem ridiculous to an outsider, there’s a grain of truth and a whole lot of emotion behind everything they say.

Perhaps the best way to understand what they’re trying to communicate is to put yourself in their shoes, try a little Scotch yourself, and savour the rich heritage that comes with it. Because Scotch is after all, the king of whiskies, it has the right to be a little cavalier.

Article By: Viren Fernandes

Viren writes for food, beer and his own amusement. His interests include reading, travelling and envisioning himself as the director (and the audience) of a comedy based on everything he sees.

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The Scotch Snob’s Repartee Repertoire

Viren Fernandes

I might have titled this article “Things Scotch Snobs Say”, except that I’m somewhat partial towards Scotch snobs. Ah, well! 

?Standard barbs in a whisky geek’s arsenal. Let’s look at a few. Here goes.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

I just managed to get my hands on a rare bottle of this 30-yr old. No. I haven’t tried it yet. I’m saving it for a special occasion.

My own,My love,My precious

 

This particular Scotch goes best with water from the Lammermuir springs.

Leonardo

 

What? You want Cola with your Scotch? Why don’t you just throw it away?

pink Moustache

 

This one has some earthy notes,and I’m detecting some gentle hints of wet dog.

party animals

 

This jazz band does NOT pair well with my drink, at all!

Jazz band

 

What is this swill? Does it come in a jar with 3 X’s on the front?

xxx Moonshine

 

Bourbon? Never touch the stuff… It’s probably brewed by some inbred hillbilly alcoholic in his backwoods outhouse.

Meth

 

I think 1981 was the best year for Glen-Something’s single malts.

exquisite

 

Put ice in that and I might have to slap you!

two cubes.. we dont put ice on our scotch

 

Oh, people who drink Glen-Something-Else are snobs. Me, I think it’s over-rated.

I'm kind of a big deal

 

“Cocktail? Sure, make mine a Rusty Nail, but hold the Drambuie and, no lime garnish either.”

“So Scotch and ice?”

“Right. Actually, no ice either.”

Pouring_Whiskey_Into_Glass

While some of the things they say may seem ridiculous to an outsider, there’s a grain of truth and a whole lot of emotion behind everything they say.

Perhaps the best way to understand what they’re trying to communicate is to put yourself in their shoes, try a little Scotch yourself, and savour the rich heritage that comes with it. Because Scotch is after all, the king of whiskies, it has the right to be a little cavalier.

Article By: Viren Fernandes

Viren writes for food, beer and his own amusement. His interests include reading, travelling and envisioning himself as the director (and the audience) of a comedy based on everything he sees.

Image Credit: sheldonsfans.com, giphy.com, walhill.com, funnyasduck.net, wordpress.com, volusion.com, blogspot.com,

 imgur.com, imgflip.com, cloudfront.net, envato.com, telegraph.co.uk

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