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    Re: That New Guy Back At It Testing Again...

    So to clarify the Weller 12 is the best Weller in your opinion?
    Appreciate the info.


    Respectfully,
    Ron
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    Re: That New Guy Back At It Testing Again...

    I like the Weller idea. I'm just not very informed about it.
    Perhaps some specifics on the best of the brand would help.
    I am currently learning about Hirsch as well.
    Appreciate the info.
    ...
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    Re: That New Guy Back At It Testing Again...

    Point taken, just likely won't happen that way.
    For the record this group honestly doesn't care what the booze or the bottle look like. It really will be about what they like. Case in point the...
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    That New Guy Back At It Testing Again...

    Greetings~!
    Itís MEÖ.The New Guy that did the Nutty Taste Test about a year ago.
    Iíve been in & out of here quite a bit since then but have chose to hold off postingÖuntil now.
    Anyway,...
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    Re: New Guy Doing a Nutty Taste Test

    Smokin Joe,
    Right now I'm still recovering from a pretty killer week.
    Good times to be sure. I have no clue what else (if anything) I'll be able to contribute to this place.
    Anything ya need...
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    Re: New Guy Doing a Nutty Taste Test

    THANKS VERY MUCH~!
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    Re: New Guy Doing a Nutty Taste Test

    Greetings,
    Before I get started I want to thank everyone here at SB.com again for all your help.
    The input from everyone was very valuable and gave a newbie like me the tools to attempt this...
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    Re: New Guy Doing a Nutty Taste Test

    Greetings.....
    I have the results, I have stories & I even have a few pix.
    But first things first....
    #1 Yes I survived
    #2 Nobody kicked my ass & took ANY of our bourbon.
    #3 Nobody brought any...
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    Re: New Guy Doing a Nutty Taste Test

    Good point. I get what has been said about proof vs aging etc.
    The only thing that will be allowed is the adding a tad of water.
    And I will require if water is added to one it is added to them...
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    Dude...thanks for the input. I guess it makes sense.
    As for your description of the wine stuff....you might as well be speaking Klingon.
    Wine = no for me. Don't like it, never have. Everything I...
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    Re: New Guy Doing a Nutty Taste Test

    Interesting....I just finished my first bottle of LOT B.
    X-mas gift from a buddy. Very much enjoyed it.
    But I don't think it's "better" than Pappy 20. But that's just me, I'm a knucklehead & Don't...
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    I actually prefer accuracy and was thinking of mixing the order of tasting each time each person samples.
    Then I thought perhaps it might be better to have each person sample things in the exact...
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    Re: New Guy Doing a Nutty Taste Test

    Interesting Mr. SMOWK....the reason I say that is I was a total newbie when I first tried Pappy 20 & I was totally WOW~! Smooth, great flavor & wonderful smell. That was at resturant. The 2nd time...
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    Re: New Guy Doing a Nutty Taste Test

    Good Idea. I was thinking maybe the top 2 from this year go against 10 newcomers next year.
    But I can't look that far ahead right now, just trying to get through this one.
    My glasses should be...
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    Re: New Guy Doing a Nutty Taste Test

    1 vote Basil Hayden, 1 vote JD Single barrel. Noted.
    I'm still sticking with my first thought that Pappy 20 will take it.
    But honestly having never had some of the others including the Makers...
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    Re: New Guy Doing a Nutty Taste Test

    1 vote Basil Hayden......interesting.
    I've actually never had it so it's one I am looking forward to.

    Respectfully,
    Ron
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    Re: New Guy Doing a Nutty Taste Test

    Thanks man~! Your words are appreciated.
    It's all good. I admit I know very little about bourbon and my friends know even less.
    So I wanted to give them every opportunity to see if they like the...
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    Re: New Guy Doing a Nutty Taste Test

    JD Single barrel doesn't belong??
    Interesting.....never heard that one.
    AS I have said previously I don't doubt I could be more diverse or include others. But like I said you can't buy them all. ...
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    Re: New Guy Doing a Nutty Taste Test

    Yeah I did check them out, thx.
    The deal is I already have printed out score sheets for each taste that I really like.
    There will be individual sheets for each sample that I will number with the...
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    Re: New Guy Doing a Nutty Taste Test

    The short answer is:
    It usually takes a min of 15+ years and a LOT of effort.
    (read: patients, money, guns, & twisted sense of humor)
    But I'd like to think it's worth it. Myself & my inner circle...
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    Re: New Guy Doing a Nutty Taste Test

    I just broke down and bought 6 Glencairn glasses and 6 watch glass covers for them.
    I have read a lot on this and get mixed reviews as to if it really helps or makes a difference.
    But I figure no...
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    Re: New Guy Doing a Nutty Taste Test

    Thanks Joe I will~!
    You have my word I will post here whatever info of substance I can gather from this little decent in to personal madness.
    Either way it's gonna be a gas~!
    Respectfully,
    Ron
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    Re: New Guy Doing a Nutty Taste Test

    I would love to try some HH product, I just haven't got around to it yet. Like the thread says...I'M A NEW GUY.
    Only so much time available....If I would have had seen a post like HHBOURBONMAN's a...
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    Re: New Guy Doing a Nutty Taste Test

    We arrive at the KILLER house in Cally on Feb. 19th and will be there for 7 days. I suspect round one of the taste test playoff will happen the next day. Feb. 20th. Each day I will post results of...
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    Re: New Guy Doing a Nutty Taste Test

    Bear with me I have a proposition.
    To date I have personally spent over $500 on different bourbon for this taste test.
    Thatís totally cool with me. There are no doubt numerous other quality...
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