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pronounciation

O.k., I've found a whisky I really love....Aberlour...now, so as not to look a fool upon ording said libation in its home country is it pronounced aber-LOW-ER (as in flower or hour) or is it aber- LORE? And is the "a" an AH or and AY? I ask only because I know that Glen Garioch is pronounced Glen GEERY (like leery). Thanks!

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1. Re: pronounciation

Pronounce like your first suggestion(as in flower). Enjoy Jim

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2. Re: pronounciation

Excellent! Thanks. L

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3. Re: pronounciation

Motherwel991,

I might be wrong but I have always heard that particular brand of whisky pronounced 'aberloor' to sound like moor, never like flower or hour.

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4. Re: pronounciation

Sorry it is definitely as rhyming with flower...

Guide to how to pronounce all the names here...

dcs.ed.ac.uk/home/jhb/whisky/pronounc.html

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That'd be a great site, but I can't seem to get it to work!

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Thanks for that.

Those two old geezers that come into our local pub every week and ask for 2 'aberloors' and a wee jug will be informed accordingly which will probably result in them telling me exactly where to go.

Bethspoon.

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That is a shame you can't get the site to work for you Brymstone....

Bethspoon - good luck in telling the old timers...bet they don't change how they ask for it though! LOL

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8. Re: pronounciation

well,i am back from my travels and can say that it is definately the "Flower" ending as been suggested,

on the pronounciating site there are two formats W and H if you click on one or the other they should work.

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9. Re: pronounciation

I live very near the said Aberlour and its definitely the "flower" ending. Aber as in Aberdeen, though the locals may say Ayberdeen though I've never heard it called Ayberlour. Confused??? Enjoy your tipple!

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10. Re: pronounciation

Thanks again everyone!