Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 1999/01/03

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Subject: RE: [Leica] What REAL PHOTOGRAPHERS Drink
From: Jeffrey Hausner <>
Date: Sun, 3 Jan 1999 13:53:01 -0500

There are a great many single malts called "Glenlivet."  The one most often
seen in liquor stores and duty free shops is a fairly insipid, smooth drink
in my opinion.  I tend to favor the stronger, smokier tastes with something
to distinguish them, sort of a whisky with good bokeh.  Personally, I don't
care for Islay (pronounced eye-la) whiskies, but many people do and the
various Bowmores and Laphroaigs win many votes.  My personal favorites, as I
have posted are Talisker 10 and Highland Park 12.  Fortunately, I live in a
state where I can choose from more than 100 single malts in one shop.  But,
if I lived in GB...!  Any of the Brits- or Scotts- out there care to

> -----Original Message-----
> From:	D Khong []
> Sent:	Sunday, January 03, 1999 9:43 PM
> To:
> Subject:	Re: [Leica] What REAL PHOTOGRAPHERS Drink
> Friends
> It would appear that a 25 year old McCallan or even a Glennfiddich would
> win hearts and cement friendships.   I was highly recommended a bottle of
> Glenlivet 12 by the duty free shop in Perth, Australia.  How does this
> single malt whiskey rate amongst the real photographers?
> Dan K.