The Mother-In-Law Quantification – Answer: Oban’s 14 Year Scotch Single Malt

Posted on December 2, 2010 | By TheEnabler | 2 Comments

Mother in Law visiting.  Enablers happiness w/mil = MIL x Scotch(CostxTaste/Snootiness) +Quantityx(ice-food) + square root of the phase of the moon.

Last year we had great success with The Balvenie Doublewood, a very nice 12 year old scotch.  If I could do math I would tell you the result for that for the above equation.  However, since I can’t (I used to be able to, but now that I drink, no chance).

This year, for her visit, we have decided to throw caution to the winds and eschew the success of the Balvinie.  Instead, we have tried a new Scotch (new to us) hoping for even more success.  We have for her visit, the 14 year old Oban.  According to this website it goes well with a lovely chicken satay.  However, since MIL is a vegetarian, we must rely on a lovely beet bisque to pep her up.

Anyhoo, I will post a review/results of the Oban when jollying up mothers-in-law as soon as she leaves.  Thankfully, she does not read this blog.

Seriously, get her the Scotch NOW! 

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2 Responses to “The Mother-In-Law Quantification – Answer: Oban’s 14 Year Scotch Single Malt”

  1. Spence
    May 23rd, 2012 @ 1:01 pm

    I liked the Oban 14, but last night I tried the Balvenie double and to me it’s a much better scotch.

  2. TheEnabler
    July 6th, 2012 @ 3:27 pm

    Certainly it is up to individual tastes and I would have to agree with you, personally. However, the mother-in-law prefers the Oban so anything to keep her happy and perhaps passed out. Trust me.

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