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ins5 Oct 15, 2006 02:49 AM

i am looking for a place to buy Oban Single Malt Scotch Distiller's Edition in the chicago area. help!

  1. w
    wak Oct 16, 2006 12:54 AM

    There is a special order desk at the back of Sams (Near North location, just north of North avenue). I've order a couple of obscure wines there in the past. Maybe they could help you. They also have the 32 yr. old on their web site (www.samswine.com)

    1. r
      Roger Spark Oct 15, 2006 07:25 PM

      Have you tried Binny's? They carry the Oban 32 year-old. So they may be able to get it for you. I usually go to the store in Niles, which seems to have the biggest inventory.
      On Binny's website, they tout a Whiskey Hotline:

      "Binny's Whiskey Hotline
      Call the experts at Binny’s
      with your orders, questions & special requests
      brett@binnys.com
      888-817-5898"

      Binny's - Niles Store
      8935 N. Milwaukee
      Niles, IL 60714
      Phone: 847-966-2300
      Email: niles@binnys.com

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        Gfw Oct 15, 2006 03:12 PM

        Try asking the bartender at Duke of Perth [2913 North Clark Street. Chicago, IL 60610 (773) 477-1741] -they carry between 70 and 90 varieties of Scotch and may be able to point you in the right direction.

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