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sourced from the daily fail, but i visited Aldi in Alloa today and got 2 bottles. Its reputed to be worth 2-3 times that price so we'll see. source :

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2487270/Aldi-takes-high-end-wine-traders-selling-1973-vintage-Napoleon-brandy-just-29-99.html?ITO=1490&ns_mchannel=rss&ns_campaign=1490
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suicidehobbit#2
they also had a good looking tawny port for £30 and laphroaig 10yo for 27.99.
PR1#3
suicidehobbit
they also had a good looking tawny port for £30 and laphroaig 10yo for 27.99.

I'm half tempted to check what that 30yo speyside is, but I don't think there's an Aldi south of London...
suicidehobbit#4
the woman in store said they are getting it in on thursday and its called glen orrin 30yo.

review from last years release: Glen Orrin 30yo

Edited By: suicidehobbit on Nov 05, 2013 14:52
Butterbean 2 Likes #5
PR1
suicidehobbit
they also had a good looking tawny port for £30 and laphroaig 10yo for 27.99.

I'm half tempted to check what that 30yo speyside is, but I don't think there's an Aldi south of London...

Of course there are.
https://www.aldi.co.uk/en/information/useful-information/store-locator/
gluke21 1 Like #6
Aldi's wines and spirits are extremely good
value already but they have announced
that they are going upmarket to attract a
class of person that like even better wines
etc. Maybe this is the start of it.
kabs#7
So, did anyone get their hands on the 40yr single malt last time, 6 per store.
1applebanned#8
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PR1 2 Likes #9
Butterbean
PR1
suicidehobbit
they also had a good looking tawny port for £30 and laphroaig 10yo for 27.99.

I'm half tempted to check what that 30yo speyside is, but I don't think there's an Aldi south of London...

Of course there are.
https://www.aldi.co.uk/en/information/useful-information/store-locator/

You're quite right, there's one within 15 miles which surprises me as I'm sure they were 50+miles last time I looked after seeing a deal on here (admittedly a couple of years back, maybe more) so I assumed they were all up north like Home Bargains etc. Still a fair walk for a bottle of whisky though :)
lazyfatboy#10
Bought this last time round in March (ish) this year. Very nice and well worth the 30 quid and more.
Loopijuce#11
They've got 30 year old port for £29.99 also. And not too far from the door!
suicidehobbit#12
I confirm the brandy is perfectly quaffable. hic!
cheapo#13
How does it compare to a Remy Martin?
cboote#14
I've managed to get a bottle of the 1973 brandy :) - thought it was worth it before it sells out! I am not sure whether it would really retail at £107...but that said its seems likely to be a steal at this price and I was surprised there were any bottles left in store. This review from last year sung its praises: http://www.bacononthebeech.com/2012/12/aldi-1973-vintage-bordeaux-naploeon.html
suicidehobbit 2 Likes #15
Cheapo - very smooth, to the point of almost being too smooth! Nice though and not overpowering like a cheaper brandy. Definitely an easy drinking tipple for a cold winters evening!
themachman 1 Like #16
cheapo
How does it compare to a Remy Martin?

Can't be worse than that new stuff they're calling "remy" truly awful.
i've still got 2 bottles of the old vsop,dark bottle remy,boxed and un opened,ill sell them on flog it in 30 year time and pay off my mortgage :)
andyhaddock#17
Over a week old thread, doubt there will be stock =/
DamienB#18
I can never find this deal :(
Henvig#19
Ooh, brought back a tawny port from Oz, which had been bottled in the year of my parents marriage and they loved it. Wish I had seen this thread then.
Marky67#20
I recommend their Southerrn Belle Bourbon & Orange liqueur, £9.99 a bottle, can't stop drinking the stuff, straight over ice!

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