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    Re: BOTM 6/10: Fighting Cock

    i'm a college football fan and i can confirm that when my texas longhorns are winning, ALL bourbon tastes marvelous. when they are losing....:smiley_acbt:
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    Re: How much is a Willett 27yr worth?

    sack of DEFLATED dirty balls. you know, nasty AND useless.
  3. Thread: Top Shelf Chick

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    Re: Top Shelf Chick

    if you are going to spend $$$$ on bourbon (and i'm not criticizing it because i do as well), really invest in some appropriate glassware - really does make a huge difference. i think every post...
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    Re: Top Shelf Chick

    yeah i know it was me.:cool:

    as for the glasses, people have their preferences. do a quick internet search - you'll see references to glencairns, reidels, cognac snifters, etc., there are...
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    Re: Top Shelf Chick

    just some helpful advice - buy some good scotch and bourbon glasses. they don't have to be expensive but those tumbler like glasses aren't serving you well.

    who asked you to posts pics with OP,...
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    Re: Fresh Meat! Come and get it!

    Weller 12, OWA, 1792, and an OFBB 2011

    all nice bourbons. welcome! colorado is beautiful. it always takes my breath away when i go up there. this past summer, because of all the rain y'all...
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    Re: No More Lurking In Iowa

    welcome! and THAT is how you enjoy bourbon - whatever makes you happy.
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    Sticky: Re: BOTM 3/12: Old Rip Van Winkle 10yr 90 proof

    i haven't had it in a while either - i always opt to buy the 107 proof.

    my main comment about this and the other pappy products: scarcity and the fall/spring pappy chase is wearing very thin. ...
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    Sticky: Re: How To Get Started.

    "thoughtful, actually enjoying individual whiskeys for what they are perspective. I'm working on reforming, trying lots of different bourbons at various price points, mash bills, etc."

    just my...
  10. Thread: Top Shelf Chick

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    Re: Top Shelf Chick

    woodford reserve is a bit more available at bars than most of the bourbons we really like. i went to 2 restaurants this past week on business dinners. bourbon selection sucked. they didn't even...
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    Re: Top Shelf Chick

    this op is high maintenance BUT she loves bourbon. someone has a keeper! :bowdown: try weller 12 yo - you may like it more than some of the bottles on your list and it's easy on the wallet.

    i...
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    Re: Howdy! Another Texan here.

    welcome! we have pretty similar tastes. i drank a lot of scotch in my younger days but these days, i focus on bourbon and rye. i still enjoy ardbeg, laphroaig, lagavulin and talisker once in a...
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    Re: Another Texan...It's Like We Multiply...

    welcome! i'm with the others - open it up and enjoy. you wouldn't get enough from the sale to offset a toast to the gentleman that kept it for all those years.
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    Sticky: Re: BOTM 2/12: Wild Turkey Kentucky Spirit

    i agree with you about loving old turkey. however, i disagree with you about it just being another distillery these days. i think they still produce very good bourbon - even at the massive scale...
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    Sticky: Re: BOTM 2/12: Wild Turkey Kentucky Spirit

    oops! posted too soon. saw that it wasn't meningitis and that you are feeling better. that's good to hear.
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    Re: Greetings from the Florida Panhandle

    welcome! there's a member here who has done very well dusty hunting in florida. which bourbons do you prefer?
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    Re: Newbie from TN

    welcome to the site! as you can tell by my handle, i've never had a problem drinking bourbon or scotch neat.:cool: as a matter of fact, i don't like the taste of coke or sprite or any kind of soda...
  18. Thread: Howdy

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    Re: Howdy

    welcome from another houstonian! sounds like you just began your bourbon journey. there is a wealth of collective wisdom here and very informed helpful people. i've learned quite a bit.
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    Re: Maker's Mark a disappointment.

    i had the same exact reaction to MM the first time i tried it - and i like wheaters. never tried it again as there are too many whiskies out there that i know i like. i ended up finishing the MM by...
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    Re: Newb from Austin, Tx

    welcome ian from another texan! long time whiskey fan, new to collecting (last 3 years). austin is a great place.
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    Re: BOTM 4/11: The 2010 BTAC

    doggerlander, i don't know what the btac allocation for ohio is like. if you can order online, i suggest you do it for this year's release. good luck! fortunately, i live in a state that sells a...
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    Re: BOTM: 3/11 Old Fitzgerald BIB

    current version - relatively difficult to find in houston. anyway, as for the current version, it's been a while but if my memory is correct, straight out of the bottle, neat, the smell of alcohol...
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    Re: BOTM 8/10: Weller Centennial

    you and me both brother! add the obligatory and mandatory SW products and some WT products and i wouldn't visit a liquor store again.
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    Re: I'm hooked in Austin

    welcome fellow texan! wade is correct about the distribution of btac in texas. however, you will find some smallers stores that get a few bottles of the btac but as wade mentioned, they don't put...
  25. Thread: Old Fitz Question

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    Re: Old Fitz Question

    Thanks for the kind words. I love quite a few of the current bourbons. I find the hunt itself to be fun - dangerous and so far not very fruitful but when I find a dusty or semi-dusty, it's great. ...
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