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04-22-2003, 17:27
If you had to pick only one bourbon that you could drink for the rest of your life, what would it be? Throw out all of the limited edition bottlings and pick one off-the-shelf bourbon that will see you from today to the grave. My choice would have to be Kentucky Spirit! It has everything a bourbon could want and some to spare. A little pricey, but things worth having don't come cheap http://www.straightbourbon.com/ubbthreads/images/icons/grin.gif

04-22-2003, 18:10
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Throw out all of the limited edition bottlings and pick one off-the-shelf bourbon that will see you from today to the grave.

Jeff, I'll have to get back with you on that. http://www.straightbourbon.com/ubbthreads/images/icons/confused.gif

04-22-2003, 18:18
I know it's hard Bobby, but think back to a time before Stagg! "BS" as I like to call it http://www.straightbourbon.com/ubbthreads/images/icons/grin.gif

04-22-2003, 19:54
If I can't have any of the Antique Collection ... Blanton's http://www.straightbourbon.com/ubbthreads/images/icons/grin.gif

04-22-2003, 23:51
I would probably have to go with Kentucky Spirit as well. This bourbon continually amazes me. With other bourbons, I can sometimes detect two or three different flavors, but with Kentucky Spirit (and Rare Breed) I can detect five, six, sometimes more distinct flavors. This bourbon is COMPLEX! Which, of course, greatly increases its enjoyment and entertainment value. While I love the Van Winkles and the Weller 19 y.o., if I had to go with one, KS would probably be it.

04-23-2003, 05:17
Can I cheat a little bit? If yes, then I would choose not a bourbon, but one of its "counsins"--a straight rye whiskey. And, since Julian VW assures us that he has found a steady supply of it, I would pick the Van Winkle Family Reserve Straight Rye Whiskey 13yo.

If it must be a bourbon, then I would probably go with Rare Breed.

Either way, I would be guaranteed of having at least one reliable source of happiness in my life http://www.straightbourbon.com/ubbthreads/images/icons/grin.gif


04-23-2003, 06:30
I humbly submite it would be ORVW 10yr 107 , but that should be no surprize,,, I guess I will go quietly back under my rock .....j/k
bill g.

04-23-2003, 07:06
Wild Turkey 101, is about the only boubon I have never not been in the mood to drink, so that would be my choice.

Tom (keepin' it real) C

04-23-2003, 08:26
I would second that. And if cost isn't an issue, then I would bump up to the 15 yo.

04-23-2003, 09:28
Wild Turkey 101 would be my choice also.

Its tempting to say "WT Kentucky Spirit" but the last bottle of WT 101 that I had was unbelievably similar in quality to Kentucky Spirit. And you can't beat the price. http://www.straightbourbon.com/ubbthreads/images/icons/cool.gif


04-23-2003, 11:17
I'd have to go with Russell's Reserve. (I haven't opened my virgin bottle of Kentucky Spirit, so my vote might change soon.) http://www.straightbourbon.com/ubbthreads/images/icons/wink.gif


04-23-2003, 13:22
If I could only have one bourbon to drink the rest of my life what would it be? I think I would join AA, but to be fair about this, and since I have gone from rags to riches and back again several times Very Old Barton would have to be the one I choose (the 100 proof version) and Buffalo Trace would be my second choice. Ok, so I cheated-what can I say-you just can't pick out one. I'm having a VOB right now and here's to everyone!


04-23-2003, 15:37
Mine would definitely be Rare Breed.


04-23-2003, 15:48
As usual, not an easy decision but I would have to go with Rock HIll Farms. So smooth, so tame. Be right back.............................................. ...........

04-23-2003, 16:45
Kentucky Spirit! http://www.straightbourbon.com/ubbthreads/images/icons/smile.gif

04-23-2003, 21:47
ONE BOURBON! AAAAAAAAAHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH! Since I can't pick Stagg, I'll also go with Blanton's, but KS would be a close second. (See I had to sorta expand one to three). http://www.straightbourbon.com/ubbthreads/images/icons/tongue.gif

04-24-2003, 20:51
A few months ago I would have said Makers Mark. Today I am going to go with EC 12YO. The more I drink it the better it is. Two weeks after I made the choice I would be pissed I did not go with a Wild Turkey or Makers. http://www.straightbourbon.com/ubbthreads/images/icons/grin.gif You always want what you can't have.