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    Sticky: Re: BOTM 5/14: Woodford Reserve

    I like woodford mainly because it's a decent drink that's different than all the others. and the double oak is better, lots more wood in the woodford. if they priced it about 30% lower I'd drink...
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    Re: Very Low-End Bourbon

    scanning through the thread, I don't think I saw an important point put forward. You're a scotch drinker. Typically, good scotch costs more $$ and cheaper scotch is hard for many to drink, no...
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    Re: Can't find Pappy anywhere!

    Virginia allocation is spoken for, for this year. Virginia system is reliable and fair as far as first come first serve is concerned; if ya put an order in now, you'll definitely get it next year.
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    Re: New Japan member's liquor cabinet

    in Japan, just because it's way more expensive doesn't mean it's way better. Japanese tastes have a peculiar way of driving prices higher than expected and beyond reason, look at the price of...
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    Re: New Japan member's liquor cabinet

    yep, Japan is a great place to sample the best. and the Japanese producers make a super great product, too. you may find it's as wonderful as Elysian Fields.
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    Re: SB Newbie in New York City

    is ri(1) still popular in NY city?
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    Re: Wheatie Fan Needs Advice

    when ya sip 'em, maybe sip with some others just for comparison's sake.
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    Re: Hello There!

    You're entering a whole new world. Jack and coke is okay, but when ya prefer Jack by itelf you go from drinking for buzz to drinking to appreciate. And if ya think that's something, wait till you...
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    Re: BOTM 11/10: Eagle Rare Single Barrel

    Ditto. That is usually my first recommendation also.

    When I lived in KY, this was one of my favorites. But then in the 80's I moved to a control state where most all stores didn't stock it - and...
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    Re: New Guy Doing a Nutty Taste Test

    my experiment, already planning the next one. this was fun!

    thinking wood influence and sampling some different representative flavors and stuff I sipped recently. BT white dog, catoctin creek...
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    Re: New Guy Doing a Nutty Taste Test

    Well, I've not thought of adding knife or firearm to the mix but...
    This whole project sounded so much fun I'm doing one myself, sort of. I'm opening up the bunker to a bunch of buds next week.
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    Re: Where to go next?

    Parkersback has the best suggestion, poke around the site for a while.

    If ya like the makers, try some bernheim or wellers. My top suggestion is try lots of different stuff and try them side by...
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    Re: The distilling process

    it depends on what you're going for. if doing simple home still in the bathroom or prison cell that's one thing. if doing still down the long dark holler that's another thing. if doing still for...
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    Re: New Guy Doing a Nutty Taste Test

    time is a palate cleanser. if doing rapid tests, water works okay and neatral cracker/bread works okay but can pick up a yeasty taste. I prefer moving from mellow to stronger, no worries. tonight I...
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    Re: New Guy Doing a Nutty Taste Test

    The stretching it out over days strategy is better. Your 6 one day and six the next and best six of twelve the third day is a GREAT idea. It's a whole week. After the "official" contest is over -...
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