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brendan
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American friends?

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Hi all,

I’m after a bottle of Old Fitzgerald 12 Year for my son for a special present, it is not available in the UK but it is his favourite bourbon. Apparently it is only available in Kentucky, Illinois and Wisconsin. I’d appreciate any help on this to surprise him.

Thanks!

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Available in Germany:
http://www.schottischerwhisky.com/old-f ... al-12.html" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
€ 46,90 + 4,95 p+p

But his shop only delivers within Germany
Parcel to GB ist € 16 as far as i remember, so would be nearly € 70.
Is it worth you? I could do the job but i will be on holiday this week, could send then beginning of week 45. Early enough for your surprise?

Send me e-mail nbause at vodafone dot de if you want me to help

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Hi Norbert
Thanks
I sent an email
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I think "Verfügbarkeit: z.Z. nicht verfügbar."

Means, Availability: Currently unavailable.
And I found the same problem with a few other German websites.
I did find a company in London, claiming to have two bottles at £1,900-00 (one-thousand-nine-hundred pounds) each.
(Living in London really is expensive!)
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Oops, i did not read this tiny little sentence.
Hopefully i did not raise too much expectations. Shame on me. Sorry Brendan.
Now it´s really a job for the americans, seems not to be available in any german shop i searched.
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Search this website for Old Fitzgerald

https://www.biwine.com/" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

(Misprinted price?)
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Try this best kept Cornish Secret https://www.drinkfinder.co.uk/catalogse ... Fitzgerald" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
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Toby wrote:Try this best kept Cornish Secret https://www.drinkfinder.co.uk/catalogse ... Fitzgerald" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
Wasn't such a secret.
They're also out of stock.
Product out of production.
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Hi all
I though it all started easy.
I will confess he him self was looking for a day.
Thanks for the kind offer Norbert
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A shop in Illinois is offering 2 bottles Old Fitzgerald on ebay:

https://www.ebay.de/itm/RARE-750ML-OLD- ... e#shpCntId" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
https://www.ebay.de/itm/RARE-1-75-LITER ... 2548.l4275" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;.

Moreover this shop http://www.theliquorbarn.com/old-fitzge ... bon-750ml/" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; allegedly carries different bottles of Old Fitzgerald and offers delivery. And this shop here http://www.bevmo.com/old-fitzgerald-100 ... 0-ml-.html" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; (several locations across the US) offers also the bourbon, but only for click & collect (order online, pick-up in a store) or delivery in the US.

I hope this helpls, Brendan
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I live in Kentucky and stopped by the local liquor store last night. They only stocked Old Fitzgerald 80 proof prime bourbon In a 750 ML bottle for 11.49 USD. By definition- bourbons must be aged a minimum of 5 years in a charred whit oak barrel in Kentucky.
They are trying to see if they can get a 12 year aged bottle from their supplier. I will let you know if they are successful. I was never a great fan of bourbon until I tried Jefferson Reserve Bourbon. IMHO, I believe the Jefferson reserve series are the smoothest Bourbons on the market. If anyone is ever in Kentucky, there is the Bourbon trail tour. You need a designated driver that can take you to all the bourbon distilleries for sampling and tours.
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Thanks to all that have looked.
There was a shop in London that had some for a grand.
I decided I don’t love him that much.
Todd keep me informed :D
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No Luck with the 12 year old "Old Fitzgerald". I have checked with 3 different liquor stores. The all have the standard 5 year old bottles. I will check when I go to Louisville in a few weeks.
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Thanks Todd
I have run into a brick wall with the 12 year one.
Unless I am prepared to pay a fortune.
So I have decided I don’t love offspring number one that much. :-)
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