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Sect415
07-14-2009, 19:25
Hi All,

I have been enjoying bourbon for many years and only in the last few years have I upgraded from Jim Beam; though I will still opt for JB when mixing.

I have sampled many a nice bottle and have found a particular taste for several different labels. My preferences in beers seem to lean toward those aged in whiskey casks (Heresy, Bourbon County Stout, Harviestoun, etc) so there is a trend towards this spirit.

I am also an avid cigar smoker of various cameroon and maduro bands. I think that outside of coffee, a good glass of whiskey is the perfect companion to a nice stogie.

I look forward to making friends and learning more.

Best, Rich.

smokinjoe
07-14-2009, 20:43
Welcome aboard, Rich. Bourbon, good beer, good smokes...you fit in absolutely perfectly!! Great to have another from Jersey with us. There are quite a few here, now. I hope you have a good time with us.
Cheers!

independant
07-15-2009, 01:37
Welcome to straight bourbon. What are some of the labels that you mentioned you enjoy?
Glad to have you, post often and get to know some new people.

Vange
07-15-2009, 07:42
Welcome to the forum, I also live in NJ and used to frequent Hoboken. Unfortunately, most bartenders in Hoboken think bourbon = Jack Daniels!?!?!?

Your beer tastes are nice another good bourbon aged beer is from Allagash although I forget the exact name right now.

p_elliott
07-15-2009, 09:15
Hey Rich

Welcome aboard! what are some of the bourbons you've enjoyed and why and some that you have not liked and why? Post often give us your opinions. Official chat is Thursday and Sunday nights but is open all the time it's the gazebo at the top of the forum. If you have any questions ask away someone will answer. Have fun.

Paul

fishnbowljoe
07-15-2009, 15:32
Welcome Rich. Glad to have you aboard. Some of the others have mostly covered the bases with their questions and comments, so the only thing I'll add is that the only thing better than bourbon and cigars, is bourbon, cigars and some good music. :cool: Enjoy! Joe

pepcycle
07-15-2009, 15:55
JR's Cigars, Hoyo De Monterrey, Sumatra. 50% until 7/22.

I think there's one in Paramus.