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    Sticky: Re: BOTM 12/14: Four Roses Single Barrel

    I had the chance to pick up an OESV bottling recently, and it is excellent. Previously, I have had OBSO and OBSK, with the OBSO being ho-hum to me and not worth bunkering, and with the OBSK living...
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    Sticky: Re: BOTM 12/14: Four Roses Single Barrel

    A staple for me, and one above all others that I have turned other people onto with rousing success. It is delicious neat, and it is the best bourbon IMHO on the rocks. It just works wonderfully...
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    Sticky: Re: BOTM 8/14: Blanton's

    8 years? I would hedge and say between 7-9 years, but I'll go with 8.
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    Sticky: Re: BOTM 8/14: Blanton's

    Well, Blanton's creates a bit of a quandary for some. At $50, while it isn't ridiculously expensive, it also ain't cheap. Then, just within the BT family, you've got BT which is quite good at $25,...
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    Sticky: Re: BOTM 5/14: Woodford Reserve

    Oh, that metallic taste is still there... It is really shocking to me how popular WR is, and I give them kudos for pulling that off, because it simply isn't very good IMHO. I was at a party a few...
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    Sticky: Re: BOTM 6/14: Jim Beam White

    Yeah, umm, this...
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    Sticky: Re: BOTM 5/14: Woodford Reserve

    The last bottle I bought was a year or two ago, and it was thin and metallic. I tried vatting it, which didn't work either. I kind of gave up on it, but I should probably give it another chance.
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    Sticky: Re: BOTM 3/14: Maker's Mark

    +1, or at the very least, at 10 years and 100 proof, it would stand up well to the SB blend.
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    Sticky: Re: BOTM 11/13: Pappy 15

    Never had it, and I suspect I never will. Just too hard to find now, and I got in this game too late to have a stash.

    I gather the closest I've come to it is my bottles of the V17 wheater, and...
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    Sticky: Re: BOTM 8/13: Elmer T. Lee Single Barrel

    Chuckles, I don't think that is an erroneous description of the stock ETL. It is smooth, sometimes bordering on too smooth. It is delicious, and very pleasing, but sometimes a bit "flat". There is...
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    Sticky: Re: BOTM 8/13: Elmer T. Lee Single Barrel

    Love ETL. An absolute staple as long as it shall be produced and I shall drink bourbon. I have three iterations of it right now--15 year SV bottling (amazing, and only 1/2 bottle left), regular ETL...
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    Sticky: Re: BOTM 5/13: Wathen's

    I've had a bottle open for a couple of months. In honor of the BOTM, poured a couple of ounces over ice tonight. It's a fine bourbon, but not one that I will make a staple. I would choose the...
  13. Re: Hi! New member here, hailing from Maryland

    Notwithstanding your football allegiance, welcome (from a life-long Giants fan). It's a very friendly and knowledgable collection of bourbon lovers here.
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    Sticky: Re: Botm 1/13: Old Forester Signature

    In full disclosure, I got two of the gift sets with the 375ml bottle and a glencairn glass for under $20 total, so again, price plays a factor in my views on the Repeal Bourbon. At under $20 for a...
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    Sticky: Re: Botm 1/13: Old Forester Signature

    Squire's point about the price is important to note, as I view a $20 bourbon differently than a $30 bourbon. Anecdotally, Woodford is very popular in different circles I see, whether friends,...
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    Re: New member down in sunny Florida

    Welcome "sunny Florida", from "snowy New Jersey". I'd rather be in sunny Florida...

    First, if you think this site is going to save you money, you are sorely mistaken. Get ready for hoarding,...
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    Sticky: Re: BOTM 12/12: Jefferson's Presidential Select

    V17 does get the job done for me, but appreciate the thoughts. Ironically, I was at Total Wine yesterday, and standing in the bourbon section, while some dude walked up and grabbed the last two JPS...
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    Sticky: Re: BOTM 11/12: Kirklnd Small Batch Bourbon

    I pass by pallets of this stuff every time I'm at Costco. May need to pick up a bottle next time.
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    Sticky: Re: BOTM 12/12: Jefferson's Presidential Select

    That is helpful info, thanks. I have several V17 wheaters bunkered (love the stuff), and have passed up JPS 18 at $80-$90 on various occassions, and seems I might continue to do so. Batch 14 is...
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    Re: New Member from NYC

    Welcome to the Board. Astor and Warehouse are two great spots--a quick subway ride away for me from my office.
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    Re: Hello from NJ

    Thanks for the welcomes. Actually got a tip from BB above for the Weller 12, down at Warehouse Wine & Liquor, near NYU (also near Astor Wine & Liquor). Stopped in and picked up a few Weller 12's...
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    Hello from NJ

    Hi there, wanted to introduce myself. Though I've always enjoyed bourbon, it wasn't a focus until recently when I started discovering all it had to offer. Really enjoying the journey, and this...
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