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Shops for Scotch Malt Whisky?

Hi, I a member of the SMWS, and sometimes buy from Cadenhead's in Baden, Eddie's in Horgen & Anne McKenzie's in Einseideln. Apart from online shops, does anyone have any other recommendations in the Zurich/Schwyz area?

Thanks, Greg.
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Old 20.10.2016, 15:12
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Re: Shops for Scotch Malt Whisky?

Globus in Glatt has a big selection if you have a big wallet
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Re: Shops for Scotch Malt Whisky?

Have you tried Drinks Of The World at Zurich HB?

https://www.beerworld.ch/?s=single+malt+whisky
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Globus in Glatt has a big selection if you have a big wallet
There or Paul Ullrich are my first choices.
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Re: Shops for Scotch Malt Whisky?

Try Clanach Dubh No13, I've bought some nice Malts there, and they have a good selection of the usual names, and some not so well known. They don't have a website, but are on Zugerstrasse in Unterägeri. The shop has a nice feel to it and the staff are very helpful.
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Re: Shops for Scotch Malt Whisky?

Glen Farhn in the Niederdorf: http://www.glenfahrn.com/de/home.htm...69DFE26C91311D
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Re: Shops for Scotch Malt Whisky?

If you want close to home, Bettio in the Seedamm Centre have a reasonable selection.
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Re: Shops for Scotch Malt Whisky?

Daniel really knows his stuff:

http://www.scotandscotch.ch/?active=f_30
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http://www.scotandscotch.ch/?active=f_30
Daniels a friend of mine, he has a great shop, some very rare stuff at not crazy prices and he's also a really nice guy (plays bagpipes too!)
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Re: Shops for Scotch Malt Whisky?

Casillo at Zug (Baar actually) ?

they do degustations and the guy speaks english as well

https://casillo-getraenke.ch/
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Daniels a friend of mine, he has a great shop, some very rare stuff at not crazy prices and he's also a really nice guy (plays bagpipes too!)
3 of the best nosings I have ever been to were at Daniel's place, and I've been to quite a few nosings. Really a super guy, very very knowlegeble.
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Re: Shops for Scotch Malt Whisky?

Sounds like grumpy needs to host an EF nosing... with cheese there then
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Re: Shops for Scotch Malt Whisky?

BTW; there is this Whisky Schiff at Zurich 1st to 4th December

http://www.whiskyschiffzuerich.ch/
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Sounds like grumpy needs to host an EF nosing... with cheese there then
We've done a few together at my cheese shop, probably time to do another!
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Re: Shops for Scotch Malt Whisky?

Have a day trip to Thun to visit this amazing shop


http://www.vanderheijden.ch/
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Try Clanach Dubh No13, I've bought some nice Malts there, and they have a good selection of the usual names, and some not so well known. They don't have a website, but are on Zugerstrasse in Unterägeri. The shop has a nice feel to it and the staff are very helpful.
That one sounds good, I have not heard of it, thanks...

PS: Globus & Drinks of the World do not have the range I am looking for, at that level Denner has much better offers on standard Malt Whiskys, some cheaper than in Scotland.
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If you want close to home, Bettio in the Seedamm Centre have a reasonable selection.
Oh yes, I forgot about them, they have a few nice items at OK prices.
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BTW; there is this Whisky Schiff at Zurich 1st to 4th December

http://www.whiskyschiffzuerich.ch/
Too crowded for me but the event in Lausanne in October is pretty good.
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Have a day trip to Thun to visit this amazing shop


http://www.vanderheijden.ch/
Damn, I was in Thun this year, nice place but I did not know it had a Whisky shop, thanks.

PS: Thanks to all the people making useful suggestions here...
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Have a day trip to Thun to visit this amazing shop


http://www.vanderheijden.ch/
Oh yes, I second this tip, been there a few times with the Pirate.....and got some mid price golden yummyness.....tho' I think they are a bit on the expensive side.... but service of the staff is really great. The shop is very close to the main train station/harbour and really easy to find.

Another recommendation is this mate of mine, Martin Monnier, in Studen ( close to Biel)

www.whiskytime.ch
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