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    Re: A noob's first dusty?

    Early 80s I believe! It's big bib brother is a better pour, but I think the Prime is pretty great on it's own right. Try mixing it 1-1 with WLW 08 or 09. Or even 1-1 with Weller Antique. I think...
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    Re: BOTM 6/10: Fighting Cock

    Thanks Ed, you have crushed my rockin' star dreams. That rooster would have taken me to the top. THE TOP.
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    Re: BOTM 6/10: Fighting Cock

    I want that rooster.
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    Sticky: Re: How To Get Started.

    I agree Chuck. Starting at the base and moving up, both in quality and proof is something I would recommend as well. You really can't drink things like Stagg and WLW, or even OGD114 very easily at...
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    Re: BOTM 8/10: Weller Centennial

    I'm going to have a pour of this L'Ville Centennial now. MMmmm mmm good.
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    Re: Noob from New Mexico!!!

    If the EC12 was your favorite by far... you may want to give the Evan Williams single barrels a shot, Fighting Cock for something with a bit more punch, or Henry McKenna. There is also the lower...
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    Re: Welcome, And Helpful Hints For New Members

    I was referring to the multiple articles I've seen in different women's magazines and such... as well as the influx of young kids wanting to drink bourbon instead of vodka. What's "trendy and cool"...
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    Re: Welcome, And Helpful Hints For New Members

    Bourbon is now the "in drink" in a lot of places. I would guess that's where the swurge of new members is coming from
  9. Thread: G'day

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    Re: G'day

    Welcome to the site!
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    Re: BOTM 7/10: Rittenhouse Rye BIB

    There is a bunch here, and I had a really bad bottle I believe last time I snagged one. I'm not sure if I should pick up another or not... hmmmm.
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    Re: Hello from Minnesota!

    Welcome to the site from another fellow Minnesota bourbon drinker!
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    Re: BOTM 1/10 Weller 12 Year Old

    I love me some Weller 12, too bad NO WHERE here has it... ever. But it's a great excuse to go to Chicago!
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    Re: Hello a year later...

    Welcome (a year later!) I'm a huge fan of the Stagg and WLW as well. I love the Handy, but my girlfriend enjoys it more so that generally stays with her.

    I agree with unclebunk and Josh as...
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    Re: Contenders

    You end up like the rest of us with a zillion open bottles missing 3-4 drinks
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    Re: Is sour mash a bourbon?

    I was indeed joking about the banana notes in Jack
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    Re: hi all and a newbie

    hey there, I saw you in the chat room but vanished before I could hop in to say hello. Welcome to the site
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    Re: Is sour mash a bourbon?

    I heard a rumor that in TN, they put bananas in their whiskey.
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    Re: Pretenders

    Basil Hayden at the top of that list.

    (read it all before you scream at me, I'm look at YOU JOE) Eagle Rare 10/90, for $40. I have a bottle I got for $20, amazing deal. $22, you bet I'll buy...
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    Re: Restoman Here !

    If you mix UV Blue Vodka with Cranberry juice, it turns into grape koolaid. I wouldn't mix that with bourbon. Strange but true fact.

    Welcome to the site
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    Re: Howdy from Arlington, TX

    Mark- Welcome to the site first of all! If you want to taste different things but don't want to do the bar thing or buy bottles, you could inquire at different local stores to see if they either...
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    Re: New to the forum

    Yea, I agree on letting the BT sit for a bit. I really enjoy it for the price range. Also, you should dig for the Old Rip Van Winkle 90 proof, pretty cheap at $22 a bottle here and wonderful for...
  22. Thread: Newbie From Va.

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    Re: Newbie From Va.

    Don't listen to these guys about flaming... I was in the chat when I had a big pour of Ritt 100 BIB, and didn't expect it to have as much of a kick as it did. It's not my favorite pour, but the...
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    Re: New from CT

    I enjoyed MM, although I think there are a lot better pours for cheaper. I went on a big exploration kick, started taking notes, and going through very different flavored bourbons.
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    Re: Suggestions for a new bourbon drinker

    I would give Old Rip Van Winkle 10 year, 90 proof a go. Runs about $22 here, and I personally find it very drinkable. Obviously, each person has different thoughts... but for low price that's my...
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    Re: New Guy Asks How Much A Week?

    From my understanding 1.5-3 ounces (1-2 "drinks") 4-5 days a week is at the top of the acceptable list. Coming from doctor friends, not my own ideas. Above 3 drinks is considered to be pushing it...
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