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Store with good single malt selection?

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ClippyZ Jun 4, 2008 06:57 PM

Looking for single malt for a father's day gift. My dad "hinted" that he likes one called Cardhu, and a little research has shown that this is hard to find.

Any suggestions on stores in the area (preferably Somerville/Cambridge, but I'm willing to take a little trip) that have good single malt selections?

Thanks so much!!!

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    ritcey Jun 4, 2008 09:38 PM

    I believe Charles Street Liquors has a good selection (they claim 130) - not super-far. http://www.csliquors.com/ - they don't list Cardhu but I'd give them a call.

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      kate used to be 50 Jun 5, 2008 08:10 AM

      I know for a fact that Atlas Liquors in Medford on Mystic Avenue has a great single malt collection and I believe I've seen Cardhu there.

      1. StriperGuy Jun 5, 2008 08:32 AM

        Fresh Pond Liquors next to whole foods, very large selection
        Any Marty's location
        Any Blanchards location
        The Nonantum road Martignetti's location has very competitive prices lately.

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          phosho Jun 5, 2008 08:34 AM

          Not in Cambridge/Somerville but the Wine Gallery on Route 9 in Brookline has an amazing selection.

          1. MC Slim JB Jun 5, 2008 10:12 AM

            The Gordon's location on Main Street (not Moody) in Waltham has a very good selection of whisk(e)ys, including single malts.

            1. itaunas Jun 5, 2008 12:10 PM

              Downtown Wine and Spirits in Davis Square specializes in Single Malts and I have seen Cardhu, usually their prices are a bit higher than Atlas (which isn't that far if driving, but only convenient to Medford Sq or Sullivan Sq on the T).

              Supreme Liquors in Central Square has an excellent Bourbon selection and I think scotch too with pretty good prices for the location. Liquor World in Porter Square has good selection for its size, but I think its even more pricey than Downtown.

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