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    Sticky: Re: BOTM 10/12: Larceny

    The bottle finally opened up to me and it's not a bad pour. I doubt I will buy another bottle again. Might be interesting to try this at barrel strength.
  2. Thread: I am a bad friend

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    Re: I am a bad friend

    I'd skip on Vintage Bourbon 17 and Jefferson's Presidential Select. These arent easy to come by and they certainly arent cheap.

    Go with the W.L. Weller 12 heavy and Old Weller Antique mix. You'd...
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    Sticky: Re: BOTM: 5/12 Evan Williams Single Barrel

    I probably wouldn't require the world's smallest violin playing "My Heart Pumps Purple P!$$ for You" if I had more friends that liked Bourbon and didn't live several cities away. :hot:

    ...oh woe...
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    Sticky: Re: BOTM: 5/12 Evan Williams Single Barrel

    I did the same once. I mixed all the bourbons I had in small little parts (25 at the time) and it tasted terrible. I discovered that you really need a core whiskey to comprise at least 50% of the...
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    Sticky: Re: BOTM: 5/12 Evan Williams Single Barrel

    Ain't that the truth -__-. I have so much bourbon to get through it's insane.
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    Sticky: Re: BOTM: 5/12 Evan Williams Single Barrel

    I gave this a pour yesterday. I have EWSB Vintage 2000. The nose is light candy and some vanilla with some wood notes. The mouthfeel is surprisingly.oily considering it's 86 proof. I would have...
  7. Thread: Top Shelf Chick

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    Re: Top Shelf Chick

    What's a check book got to do with a debate?
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    Re: Top Shelf Chick

    I figure...why not chime in myself. This is a rare bottle of Charter Private Reserve...and my small Esterbrook collection (I don't have a watch anymore :( ) Behind is my bar....
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    Re: How much is a Willett 27yr worth?

    Sack of severed, deflated dirty balls...that even a honey badger would ignore!
  10. Thread: Top Shelf Chick

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    Re: Top Shelf Chick

    I'm going to echo these statments. They really do add a layer of appreciation that was being missed in my early sippin' years. In fact I had to go back to basics with my bourbon and rediscover them...
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    Sticky: Re: BOTM 3/12: Old Rip Van Winkle 10yr 90 proof

    Geez, trying to keep straight who distilled and owns what is confusing o_@
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    Sticky: Re: BOTM 3/12: Old Rip Van Winkle 10yr 90 proof

    but...but...we want you to get started (well, ok...*I* do...can't speak for everyone). how else are we to learn if we don't discuss it? ;)



    Woe. I would say that is big news. I didn't know...
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    Sticky: Re: BOTM 3/12: Old Rip Van Winkle 10yr 90 proof

    My dilemma is two-fold :(

    1) I can't find any ORVW product. Ever. Even when you put your name on the list, the store managers only really want to get the PVW line and only ever receive 1 bottle...
  14. Thread: Top Shelf Chick

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    Re: Top Shelf Chick

    My take on it is this:

    I want the best quality and I weigh my desire against my wallet to see who wins ;)

    So far, desire is winning by a long shot.
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    Re: Top Shelf Chick

    I like that. It's simple and too the point!:bowdown:
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    Re: Top Shelf Chick

    I have learned many lessons about assuming a whiskey or liquor is goingnto be awesome based soley on price. I have a 90 dollar Rum that is 30 years old that pales in comparison to a 30 dollar 23...
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    Re: Howdy! Another Texan here.

    Hey there! Also a fellow Texan and I noticed you listed one of my fav scotches: Laphroaig :)
  18. Thread: Hello from Texas

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    Re: Hello from Texas

    Thank you kindly!

    I have a few others i like that are within the same range as the top 5, but they are not regular pours.

    Such as:

    Van Winkle 12yr lot B (BT juice)
    Eagle Rare 17 2011...
  19. Thread: Hello from Texas

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    Hello from Texas

    Howdy hey to Everyone!

    Just a bourbon sipper from Mesquite TX.

    I started a bit late in this bourbon renaissance (about 3 years ago) but I have been quick to catch up.

    Sadly, in Dallas/ TX...
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