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    Sticky: BOTM 3/15: Buffalo Trace

    This month marks a first. It's the first time a bourbon has been the BOTM three times. :bigeyes: The main reason for that being, I could do a BOTM of something a bit more obscure or different, but...
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    Sticky: Re: BOTM 2/15: Stagg Jr.

    I posted my thoughts about Stagg Jr when I originally started this thread. A little has changed since then. I did confirm that the pours of Stagg Jr I had (and liked) at a couple of local...
  3. Re: New Bourbon Drinker in Central Illinois

    Where are you in Illinois? There's three or four of us members in and around Rockford, a whole bunch in Chicago, and numerous others scattered throughout the state.

    Welcome. Have fun, and enjoy....
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    Sticky: Re: BOTM 2/15: Stagg Jr.

    The one bottle I had, I tried neat first. Then I added a little water, then more water, etc. Then I tried it with some water and a few cubes. Just couldn't seem to make it work. The pours I had...
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    Sticky: BOTM 2/15: Stagg Jr.

    Well, I finally came up with a BOTM. :banghead: Better late than never. :rolleyes:

    It's the middle of winter now. What better way to ward off the chill than with a pour or two of Stagg Jr.?
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    Sticky: BOTM 1/15: Wild Turkey 101

    First of all, Happy New Year to everyone! I'm starting out this year pretty much the same as I have in the past. Better late than never. :skep: What can I say? At least I'm fairly consistent. :lol:
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    Sticky: BOTM 12/14: Four Roses Single Barrel

    This is another bourbon that hasn't been the BOTM for a while. That, and the fact that I myself have been delving into Four Rose's products a bit more in recent months, prompted me to go with FRSB as...
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    Sticky: BOTM 11/14: Maker's Mark Cask Strength

    Once again, I'm a little late. So, what else is new? :rolleyes:

    FWIW, I usually try not to do a BOTM for something quite so new, but I figured that MMCS is starting to pop up at a few places,...
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    Sticky: BOTM 10/14: Jim Beam Black

    Sorry I'm so late with this months BOTM. It's getting harder and harder for me to come up with good ones. Here's my thoughts on that. I try to base my BOTM picks on a couple of things. First off, I...
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    Sticky: Re: BOTM 9/14: Elijah Craig Barrel Proof

    Had the grandkids over all day yesterday. Got my days mixed up. That's why I'm early. :slappin:
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    Sticky: BOTM 9/14: Elijah Craig Barrel Proof

    Well, I had a few bourbons all lined up as potential BOTM's. All were bourbons that had been the BOTM before, but not in quite a while. Then I got to noticing sumpthin'. There are 1,221 posts in the...
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    Sticky: Re: BOTM 8/14: Blanton's

    I had a nice pour of Blanton's when I got home from work today. Dammmmn it's good! This was my birthday bottle, and I'm trying really hard to make it last a while longer. I might have to see about...
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    Sticky: BOTM 8/14: Blanton's

    Who'da thunk it? I'm early for a change. Surprise, surprise! :cool:

    I decided to go with Blanton's this month for a few of reasons. One, it hasn't been BOTM in a while. Two, my brother/family...
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    Sticky: BOTM 7/14: Very Old Barton 100 proof/BIB

    It's that time once again, and yes I know I'm late. What can I say? :skep:

    Once again, I received a suggestion from a fellow member for this months BOTM, (Thanks Charles) so I figured why...
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    Sticky: BOTM 6/14: Jim Beam White

    Well, it's the first of the month, and I'm on time for a change! :woohoo:


    I'm going to go back to basics again with the BOTM. I'm taking a suggestion from a fellow member, and also using an idea...
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    Re: Hi from Minneapolis, MN!

    Welcome to SB Chris. Jazz and bourbon huh? Sounds good to me. :cool:

    Have fun and enjoy.

    Joe
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    Sticky: Re: BOTM 5/14: Woodford Reserve

    I'm gonna pass Pete. I think I'll be keeping my older bottle of WR in reserve for a while. I've been having a pour here and there of my recently purchased WR. This is one bourbon that has me...
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    Sticky: Re: BOTM 5/14: Woodford Reserve

    Well, my wife bought a bottle of WR for me today. Gonna give it another whirl and see what happens. I'm not sure if I'm gonna open my older bottle and do a side by side or not. We'll see. :skep:
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    Sticky: Re: BOTM 5/14: Woodford Reserve

    "In the beginning…." Just kidding. :grin: I've just always wanted to say that. Sorry, just having a little fun. I'm also going to go ahead and apologize in advance for my long winded reply here. I...
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    Sticky: BOTM 5/14: Woodford Reserve

    Sorry I'm late again folks. I'd been thinking a lot on just what to pick for BOTM. It ain't gettin' any easier ya' know. :rolleyes: I'm going to go with a suggestion from one of our members. It was...
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    Re: Greetings from the high seas

    Welcome aboard TBT. Pun intended. :grin: Hope you enjoy it here, and have some fun too.

    Cheers! Joe
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    Sticky: BOTM 4/14: Weller Special Reserve

    Sorry gang, I know I'm late......again.:rolleyes:

    I know this one has been the BOTM before, but it's been a few years. A lot has changed since 2008. We have many new members here. Revisiting...
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    Re: New guy from Chicagoland!

    And then you wake up to the reality of two mortgages, a wife, five kids, two dogs, three cats, a parakeet, a car in the garage for repairs, a job that's going down in flames, and a paternity suit....
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    Sticky: BOTM 3/14: Maker's Mark

    I know that Maker's Mark has been the BOTM before, but its been a few years. Considering the recent news about the expansion at MM, I thought it would be a good time to revisit it as BOTM. We've also...
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    Sticky: Re: BOTM 2/14: Smooth Ambler Old Scout

    Okay, I can chime in here now. Thanks to the generosity of a fellow SB member, I received a nice sample of Smooth Ambler Old Scout SB, barrel # 92, 122.8 proof. It was just a bit hot/off for me a...
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