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    Why White Oak?

    There are hundreds of oak, including the Black Oak, Pin Oak, Live oak, Shumard oak, Red oak, and Post Oak but why the White Oak?
    I would like to try Corn whiskey from other species of Oak for...
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    Re: Help a newbie in MI

    I also like Gentleman Jack. bourbon has a more refined, elegant taste than Tennessee whiskey. The extra step of TN. going through Charcoal gives it a rougher edge. I also was a heavy Scotch drinker...
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    Jack or Old Crow

    Considering how bad people dislike Jack here, I was wondering if one wasoffered the 2 which way would ya go. Old Crow has such a bad sounding name and is such a bottom feeder ,but it is a...
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    Re: "select grains" and age

    Melting,
    Okay here is one. The best thing I like about Bostonians?




    They are 1800 miles from Texas. That was a joke:slappin:
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    Re: "select grains" and age

    Well if the grains are all pretty much the same and the barrel has to be new oak, then what is the key determinant on quality?
    Mash Bill? That has to be considered a flavoring device, not a qualty...
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    Re: Save ye Money!?

    Don't get me wrong, I could sit and listen to all the pros here for hours and I would pay the tab. I believe much knowledge is to be gained by all-especially the leaders in the field. But do we hate...
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    Save ye Money!?

    Okay, I will throw this out pretty much knowing that I will be ruffling feathers (due to cognitive dissonance). First off I have a Masters Degree in Marketing/Advertising. So I have some credentials....
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    Re: BOTM,11/07:Basil Haydens

    Basil hayden's is too thin, has a metalic wood taste, has a short finish and pretty much sucks, IMHO. I can think of a bunch of bourb's that I would rather drink. I have it had 3-4 times in the hope...
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    Re: BOTM, 7/07: Blanton's

    Blanton's might be one of the top Bourbon's in the world. IThe flavor is excellent and the pour is complex, however in stages, this being its onlty drawback.
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    Re: BOTM, 10/06: Maker's Mark

    Makers to me is not good. It is very shallow and has flavors, ala tanginess that I do not prefer. It also seems thin to me. I prefer others at the high end and the lower end better than Makers....
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    Re: Bourbon drunk by vietnam soldiers

    Barnes drank Jack Black in Platoon! :>)
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    What's is your daily Pour?

    Curious to know what you drink the most of? I own some fancy bottles and brands, that I celebrate with once in a while. But my daily pour is George #8.

    For bourbon, it used to be until recently...
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    Re: George Dickel

    Dickel is goooood. Real gooood. It just won another award I was reading. Having an advanced degree in Marketing, I believe that Dickels image is "too Hillbilly" to be very successful compared to...
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    Re: Relative newbie; what to try next?

    I am new to posting on the board but have been drinking Bourbon for many years. Before premiums were around, we all had to drink the "now considered" cheap stuff.
    Bookers to me is the finest Bourbon...
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