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    Re: Hello from Chicago(burbs)

    Welcome to SB, Bill. Lots of folks in the Chicagoland crew, so hopefully you will make the next get together. Where are you, if you don't mind my asking? I'm in Brookfield just a block off the Metra...
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    Sticky: Re: BOTM 4/15: George Dickel No. 12

    Ol' Joe said pretty much what I wanted to say. GD #12 has subtle charms that appeal to me when I'm looking for something different as well. Light and easy, this whiskey still delivers enough flavor...
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    Re: Greetings from the United Kingdom!

    To clarify: It wasn't the rough ferry trip that required me to fortify myself with ale. It was the visit with the in-laws that always constituted the "wretched experience.":lol: And I may be seeing...
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    Re: Greetings from the United Kingdom!

    It is indeed a small world and glad to know there are actually Bears fans in England! My friend lived literally a block away from The Bridge and I used to visit him often, so many pints were downed...
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    Re: Greetings from the United Kingdom!

    Hello Dan and greetings from Chicago! So glad you stumbled upon the SB site (and American whiskey too!). Drop in often and feel free to ask loads of questions. I used to enjoy a few pints at The...
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    Re: Hello! From east end of Long Island NY

    That's what uncles are for![emoji1]
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    Re: Hello! From east end of Long Island NY

    If I make it to Long Island this summer to see my brother and cousins, I would be happy to "mule" anything you want that's available at Binny's which is Chicagoland's biggest liquor store chain.
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    Re: Hello! From east end of Long Island NY

    Welcome to SB from a transplanted New Yorker. I too love your every day pour of EC12 and would encourage you to continue trying new and different things when the funds are available. You'll soon...
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    Re: Hello from NY

    You'll love the book and learn a lot too. It's a fun read and something I return to every other year or so, each time discovering something new along the way that I missed before. Chuck Cowdery...
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    Hello from NY

    Welcome to SB! Where in New York are you from? Looks like you've got a nice collection going and you're definitely on the right track if you've fallen in love with Four Roses Single Barrel. I...
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    Re: Hello from Sussex, UK..

    Welcome to SB! You sure have a nice little stash going there, given the difficulty in tracking down the bottles you desire. Time to seek out more ryes, and don't forget to grab some WT Rare Breed and...
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    Re: New guy from Chicagoland!

    Welcome to SB. Hope you're diggin' that Four Roses Single Barrel. Great stuff!
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    Re: Hello from the UK

    Yes. That's a steep price at $100 when we get it for less than half that. You need an American mule to bring you some goodies! The Old Grand Dad 114 that was mentioned is also excellent and no doubt...
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    Re: Greetings from Chicagoland

    Welcome to SB neighbor! I'm in Brookfield and probably have stood just feet away from you drinking craft beer at Brixies. Will hook up soon enough. Cheers!
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    Re: Hello from the UK

    Greetings from Chicago, roaringboy! As squire said, that's quite a nice collection, indeed. I too am partial to Four Roses Single Barrel, but the others you mentioned are terrific as well (Eagle...
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    Re: Good evening All

    A good sleeping bag oughta solve that problem. And welcome to SB!
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    Re: Hello from North Dakota

    Welcome to SB. Kinda curious myself about your selection up in ND. I'm guessing there aren't too many dusty hunters in your neck of the woods, so there may be some gems laying around if you keep your...
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    Re: Hello from the U.K

    Welcome to SB. Yorkshire? The land of great beer and even greater hospitality! So, what's available to you these days? The bourbon market in the UK has really expanded in the last few years, so your...
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    Sticky: Re: BOTM 3/13: George Dickel Rye.

    Wow. What a deal!
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    Sticky: Re: BOTM 3/13: George Dickel Rye.

    Just happened to pick up a bottle today, along with a bottle of Bulleit Rye. Looking forward to sampling these tonight. These are both affordable whiskeys (I paid $22 for the Dickel and $28 for the...
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    Re: New guy from Mississippi

    Welcome aboard and thanks for sharing the quote from Judge Sweat. I had never read that before and loved it. Would make a nice birthday card, wouldn't it?:grin:
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    Re: New in Chicago

    Welcome to SB. We'll let you know when the next South Loop Binny's get-together is and you can meet the local crew, as well as the Indy/Michigan/Iowa folks too.
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    Re: New from Boston

    Nice one, Tim. A man always does his best bar-building when his wife is away for an extended period of time and is unaware of just what her husband is doing back home. Having by-passed the "special...
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    Re: Howdy from Houston

    Uh, oh. Another smknjoe? Ain't one already more than we can handle?:lol: But seriously though, welcome to SB and glad to hear you're a wheater, rye and beer guy, just like some of us civilized folks!...
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    Re: Hello from Chicago

    Welcome to the ever-growing Chicago crew. I'm sure another Binny's get-together will roll around again fairly soon, even if it's a "mini" meet-up. You usually don't have to twist arms too hard to get...
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