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    Sticky: Re: BOTM 8/14: Blanton's

    Tonight, while watching Okie State turnover a coulda-been upset...

    2014 - light gold color; nose sweet; taste mild, slightly woody; horsey shiny w/ letter "T."

    1999 - darker color, closer to...
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    Sticky: Re: BOTM 8/14: Blanton's

    I'm bringing a '99 Blanton's and a '14 Blanton's to a tasting tomorrow. I'm looking forward to seeing if we can discern any significant differences b/n the two. (Yes, I know, they're single barrels...
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    Re: Old Charter 12 pints

    I've got an open handle of OC 12/90, and a tasting in a couple weeks ("Dallas" thread in "Bourbon Social") that might kill it off...but if you PM me your deets before then, I could probably assist...
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    Re: Old Charter 12 pints

    Tasty to me and to many others, too. Not polarizing in the way that, say, Dickel (vitamin-y) or Beam (yeast funk-y) might be. Just a good thick, solid, nicely-aged pour. It was nice that as you...
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    Re: Old Charter 12 pints

    Counsel: You're correct--it's been asked and answered. (My own experiences are that googling "straightbourbon and [x]" sometimes works better than sb's own search function...though I'm not doing...
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    Re: Another guy in Ohio

    Greetings from Texas. To echo Phil's point, I think there's a get-together in NE OH this weekend, and then another one next month in the Gahanna area. If you feel like traveling to Texas, I'm...
  7. Thread: Hello from OH

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    Re: Hello from OH

    Greetings, Matt. I'm an OH ex-pat (from CBus), married to same (my wife is a native of your town, Dayton). That's a wide variety of pours you listed there, which will serve you well in this hobby,...
  8. Thread: New guy from Pa

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    Re: New guy from Pa

    Greetings from TX, Justin. Welcome to the Board and thx for posting up your early faves. There's plenty of great info (& people!) here, so have fun exploring.
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    Sticky: Re: BOTM 7/14: Very Old Barton 100 proof/BIB

    ...and that profile is exactly what I like so much about it. A classic YMMV. VOB, 1792, Tom Moore BiB, even old Ten High (before it was blend). I've heard people describe that intense taste as...
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    Re: Hello from Cleveland!

    Welcome from an Ohioan-turned-Texan (married to same). We return to the 216 to visit fam often, so please leave some of that sweet, sweet ETL on the shelves for us (it's been MIA in TX for a year or...
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    Re: Hello from San Antonio

    Greetings from NoTex, jas. Great inventory, so far! My wife and I were in SAT for much of the 90s and still get back pretty often (in fact, we've got a Viola's dinner on the calendar in a few days).
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    Re: Greetings from Columbus, OH

    Greetings, 5K. I'm a Buckeye Native (Northland '73-'79; Worthington '79-'89, incl 2 yrs at [T]WHS). I still return from TX often, so thx for the list of CBus establishments--ahh, the places I...
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    Re: Hello from Ames, IA

    Greetings, Robert. Those are two good strategies there: starting at the bottom of the shelf; and easing your way into the Board by reading first (I still learn stuff here every day). Btw, my mom...
  14. Re: Suppose I should say Hello (Not Howdy) from Texas

    Greetings, kjb. I lived in Arlington '89-'11, and my wife did '81-'11, so it's one of our hometowns. I'm still there most days as my office is still there. (We're a few miles north of there now.) ...
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    Re: Hello from North Dallas (aka Plano)

    Greetings from Tarrant County. Glad your faves are (for now) easily obtainable. I look forward to reading the results of your research as you try some other makes and expressions. Have a great...
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    Sticky: Re: BOTM 1/14: Colonel E H Taylor Small Batch

    I bought one when it first came out, and did some SBSs vs the CEHT Single Barrel. Both pretty tasty, iirc, and I believe that I actually preferred the SmB, even without taking price into...
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    Re: Hello from Houston

    Greetings, Alex the 23rd! Welcome aboard. You'll be pleased to find a number of Texans on here, with Houston very well-represented. If your family ever expands its holdings to North Texas, please...
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    Re: Another Hello From DC!

    Yup. Born on Campus in '73, and lived across from Northland Mall (RIP, I guess) 'til '79--the liquor store I walked to w/ my dad in the '70s still stands there on Morse Rd. Then, '79 to '89 was...
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    Re: Hello from Texas!

    Greetings, Tom ... and good-bye from NE Tarrant County. If you are need of a roadie for your go-cup before departing The Fort, feel free to hit me up on your way to I-45. (And load up on Weller 12...
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    Re: Another Hello From DC!

    Blanton's is a great place to start for you, J (and, happily, seems unlikely to be discontinued anytime soon). Welcome to the forum and enjoy your journey -- may you and your f-i-l have many years'...
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    Re: Loving some Rye in Georgiq

    Welcome. If you've got a taste for ryes, I'd say you're getting into this at the right time.


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    Re: Hello from DC

    Greetings, Hammer. I've never lived outside the USA, nor was I thinking much about hooch when I was traveling abroad more frequently a decade ago, so I look forward to hearing from your unique...
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    Re: Hellow from SE Ohio

    Greetings, Dean. I'm a Cbus/Worthington native, married to a Dayton gal, though we've been in Texas since the 80s. Driving through KY is one of the fringe benefits to driving b/n OH & TX. In fact,...
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    Re: Hello from NE Florida

    Greetings, cors -- those are certainly three obscurities you're starting with. You may also want to mix in some more common pours (EW or other HH BiB, BT or ER, some Wellers, OGD BiB or 114), to...
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    Re: New member from SoCal

    Greetings, Eric. As a Texan, I had no idea Garrison Bros. made its way out to your area. Mr. Garrison occasionally posts on here and, while I've never tried his products, I certainly hope that he...
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