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Which bourbon?

IrishDevlIrishDevl Posts: 1,390
So do I hit the Four Roses Small Batch or some Buffalo Trace? Or take a fifth of Ultimate Vodka to the head? Decisions...decisions.
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  • Put them all down and grab a bottle of Oban Single Malt Scotch
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  • IrishDevlIrishDevl Posts: 1,390

    Put them all down and grab a bottle of Oban Single Malt Scotch

    That will be next time. Have to go out and buy it.
  • GK59GK59 Posts: 501

    Local party store where my daughter works had a whole barrel cased with their own logo.They also have the cask in their other location. I must of liked it. Think it was gone in a week.

    Oh my older brother helped some.

     

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    Bay City,MI

  • MarkzzzMarkzzz Posts: 25
    Pappy Van Winkle 20 year neat....The way God intended it.
  • AleBrewerAleBrewer Posts: 555
    I like Knob Creek and Bulleit....pretty easy on the wallet too. Pappy is good stuff too......plenty of em out there for you to try.
  • Four roses gets my vote. 100 bucks for oban is a little spendy for me.
  • Makers Mark
    A winner that never gets old
  • munchmunch Posts: 7
    Blantons!
  • Makers Mark
    A winner that never gets old

    Second that!
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  • Crispix49Crispix49 Posts: 190
    Cast my vote for Four Roses....package store near mi casa carries single barrel 4R made specially for their store. Great stuff.
    Atlanta suburbs
    Large & Mini owner
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  • SkiddymarkerSkiddymarker Posts: 7,364
    into (and it's almost gone - big sigh) 12 year old Aberlour double cask Highland single malt - very nice for "cheap" scotch. 
    Delta B.C. - Vee-Gan: old Indian word for poor hunter. 
  • MickeyMickey Posts: 16,894
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  • SkiddymarkerSkiddymarker Posts: 7,364
    Mickey - you're breaking my heart, can't stand to see something so good being so close to being over.....forever!
    Delta B.C. - Vee-Gan: old Indian word for poor hunter. 
  • Little StevenLittle Steven Posts: 27,885
    Try some sheep dip boyz. Not for the faint of heart but delicious

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  • EggcelsiorEggcelsior Posts: 12,082

    into (and it's almost gone - big sigh) 12 year old Aberlour double cask Highland single malt - very nice for "cheap" scotch. 

    I wouldn't put cheap I parentheses. My stuff is usually 10-20 more. I will need to give that a try.
  • GK59GK59 Posts: 501
    I have to stop at about 50 bucks on the booze(once a year). Old Sheep Deep Dip is pretty good.Love single malt scotches.Still can't figure where I aquired the the taste for them. Like bourbons and Bombay Saffire. But as a good pollack I like my beer.But I can't stand any light beer. What a waste. A nice dry red wine works also.

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    Bay City,MI

  • How about a little Evan Williams Single Barrel 10 Year? Mighty tasty for an under $25 bottle!
  • ChubbsChubbs Posts: 6,153
    The nights I get into brown water, I usually wake up on the porch with the egg and pandora blasting. SWMBO leaves me there as punishment. So.... I bought some Woodford yesterday....
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  • lousubcaplousubcap Posts: 8,217
    @Chubbs-if you can find Woodford's Double Oaked (been in the market for aorund 8 months or so) it is much better (opinion only FWIW) but hard to find even in the land of Kentucky Jelly.  I prefer it to Van Winkle's 12 and 15 year old-don't spend the $$ for the 20 and up.
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  • EggcelsiorEggcelsior Posts: 12,082
    Forgot I had this behind my old grand dad.

    So much win!
  • Bulleitt makes all better, frontier whiskey at it's finest poured over ice!!
  • for every day- Woodford (preferred) but more often Bulleit (really good for the money) special: Pappy Van Winkle but more often Jefferson's Presidential 18 Year Reserve

  • DawgDaysDawgDays Posts: 83
    edited January 2013
    For you Pappy fans out there - try the WL Weller. Same distributor. Pretty darn close, cheaper, and easier to find. It's my daily driver in an effort to save the small amount of Pappy I can get my hands on. Saw a couple people mention Bulleit. I'm not big on their bourbon but they make a darn good rye. Gonna have to take a flyer on the Woodford Double Oaked.
  • GQuizGQuiz Posts: 687
    DawgDays got it right... Weller is a nice wheated bourbon. Mix the 7 year with Diet Sierra Mist or sip the 12 year neat or on the rocks. Perfect drink to sip Egg-side.

    XL BGE; Schertz TX by way of Stow OH. #egghead4life
  • MickeyMickey Posts: 16,894
    lousubcap said:
    @Chubbs-if you can find Woodford's Double Oaked (been in the market for aorund 8 months or so) it is much better (opinion only FWIW) but hard to find even in the land of Kentucky Jelly.  I prefer it to Van Winkle's 12 and 15 year old-don't spend the $$ for the 20 and up.

    Is it smoother? What is the taste like?
    Salado TX Egg Family: 2 Large and a very well used Mini, just added a Mini Max (I'm good for now). 

  • Really into Buffalo Trace and Bulleit Rye right now, but we go through phases.  I will probably get in a Maker's phase late this spring.  Was in a Woodford phase last year.  It's all good though
  • MaskedMarvelMaskedMarvel Posts: 1,407
    Talisker. Basil Hayden. Tito's. Hendrix. Cuervo. Jack. The perfect speed well...
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  • Plano_JJPlano_JJ Posts: 448
    DawgDays said:
    For you Pappy fans out there - try the WL Weller. Same distributor. Pretty darn close, cheaper, and easier to find. It's my daily driver in an effort to save the small amount of Pappy I can get my hands on. Saw a couple people mention Bulleit. I'm not big on their bourbon but they make a darn good rye. Gonna have to take a flyer on the Woodford Double Oaked.
    Drink Weller myself. I like the Makers Mark too but for the price, its hard to beat the Weller. Local store here had it for $28 for the 1.75
  • GriffinGriffin Posts: 7,308
    Plano_JJ said:
    DawgDays said:
    For you Pappy fans out there - try the WL Weller. Same distributor. Pretty darn close, cheaper, and easier to find. It's my daily driver in an effort to save the small amount of Pappy I can get my hands on. Saw a couple people mention Bulleit. I'm not big on their bourbon but they make a darn good rye. Gonna have to take a flyer on the Woodford Double Oaked.
    Drink Weller myself. I like the Makers Mark too but for the price, its hard to beat the Weller. Local store here had it for $28 for the 1.75

    Would that be Spec's? I get the 1.75 of Jack there for $29. I usually just get Jack or Turkey 101, but lately I've been liking 1835. I can get it for under $20. (This isn't my picture, I stole it somewhere online when I realized I didn't have a pic)


     

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  • cmkrattcmkratt Posts: 47
    edited January 2013
    Griffin said:

    Would that be Spec's? I get the 1.75 of Jack there for $29. I usually just get Jack or Turkey 101, but lately I've been liking 1835. I can get it for under $20. (This isn't my picture, I stole it somewhere online when I realized I didn't have a pic)


    I've seen the 1835 at Specs but haven't tried it yet...I'll have to rectify that. Props to Skiddymarker on the Aberlour 12-year old. Picked up a bottle earlier this week and am really enjoying it.

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