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mosugoji64
03-11-2013, 08:26
BT has revamped its Great Bourbons site and no longer lists THH as part of the BTAC. It's not on the site at all. Any significance to this or just an oversight? Anyone know?

Tico
03-11-2013, 08:39
I don't see saz 18 either. They also show the ORVW 10/90 but no 10/107. I am assuming they got the labels mixed up as the 10/90 was discontinued in 2012.

smknjoe
03-11-2013, 08:49
I don't see saz 18 either. They also show the ORVW 10/90 but no 10/107. I am assuming they got the labels mixed up as the 10/90 was discontinued in 2012.

I got it "straight from the horse's mouth" that they are going to have more ORVW 107 available this fall than there has been in the past. So, I'll bet on mixup.

LostBottle
03-11-2013, 08:51
Neither Handy, nor Saz 18, are bourbons. The site also does not show the CEHT Rye.

squire
03-11-2013, 08:52
I vote mix up, not everyone takes this stuff as seriously as we lot.

squire
03-11-2013, 08:53
True, they're not Bourbons, but they are part of the Collection.

HighInTheMtns
03-11-2013, 08:54
It does show Baby Saz though. FWIW, I think THH ought to be removed from the BTAC and made into a standard release. It's only 6 after all.

squire
03-11-2013, 08:58
Still mature though wouldn't you say Jim?

HighInTheMtns
03-11-2013, 09:03
Still mature though wouldn't you say Jim?
Certainly. I just think THH has been around long enough for BT to have ramped up production and made it a regular release by now. Mature but as has been said many times before, not antique.

squire
03-11-2013, 09:06
Well, in dog years . . .

amftx
03-11-2013, 09:13
The full collection is still on the BTD website.

mosugoji64
03-11-2013, 09:29
Seems silly that they would make a rye/bourbon distinction when redesigning the site since everything was on there before. Even more so given the accolades this year's Handy received. Who knows what goes on in those marketing heads.

Edit: Just noticed that Baby Saz is no longer in the lineup, either. Apparently it is just a rye/bourbon split.

White Dog
03-11-2013, 09:38
Neither Handy, nor Saz 18, are bourbons. The site also does not show the CEHT Rye.

Correct, which is why we have a Rye forum here at SB.:skep:

squire
03-11-2013, 09:53
Don't see a connection there Dog.

SFS
03-11-2013, 10:34
Might be arch. This is under general bourbon discussion. Thread is about a rye.

mosugoji64
03-11-2013, 10:37
Sorry for the confusion - my inquiry was meant to be more about the Great Bourbons site than Handy itself. Mods: feel free to move for archival purposes.

Trey Manthey
03-11-2013, 10:49
Certainly. I just think THH has been around long enough for BT to have ramped up production and made it a regular release by now. Mature but as has been said many times before, not antique.

"It is anchorMAN, not anchorLADY! And that is a scientific fact!"

What is the qualification for the antique designation, anyway? Does it not apply to OWA? With this year's Handy at 6+ years, and OWA dropping the 7 year age statement, I'm thinking 6 years is the cutoff for the moniker.

HighInTheMtns
03-11-2013, 12:49
"It is anchorMAN, not anchorLADY! And that is a scientific fact!"

What is the qualification for the antique designation, anyway? Does it not apply to OWA? With this year's Handy at 6+ years, and OWA dropping the 7 year age statement, I'm thinking 6 years is the cutoff for the moniker.
Only if it's barrel proof. If it isn't, all we know is that the cutoff is somewhere between 10 and 17 years ;-)

squire
03-11-2013, 14:19
"When I use a word," Humpty Dumpty said, in a rather scornful tone, "it means just what I choose it to mean, neither more nor less."

You all know Mr. Dumpty, a well known spokesman for the spirits industry.

ILLfarmboy
03-13-2013, 20:35
Certainly. I just think THH has been around long enough for BT to have ramped up production and made it a regular release by now. Mature but as has been said many times before, not antique.

That would be a dream come true.

I guess, I'm a dreamer.......