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    Sticky: Re: BOTM 8/14: Blanton's

    Interesting that you started out with a higher end bourbon instead of a standard mid-shelf or even bottom shelf where great values are to be found. But, then, perhaps from a Scotch drinker's...
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    Sticky: Re: BOTM 8/14: Blanton's

    Pricing is a separate issue altogether. Some states control prices and decided what will be sold regardless of price. Other states let the market determine what will be sold and at what price. I...
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    Sticky: Re: BOTM 8/14: Blanton's

    Blanton's used to be Mrs. F's "birthday bourbon" but she has migrated towards Booker's in recent years. Poured some Blanton's last night and was reminded that the rich, creamy mouth feel was one of...
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    Sticky: Re: BOTM 8/14: Blanton's

    When I do that, I end up falling in love with the "bad" bottle and feeling sorry it is all gone.
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    Sticky: Re: BOTM 5/14: Woodford Reserve

    At that price, I would stock it for guests who are impressed by the name/image. In OH, it is $34--rather steep for bourbon that I can't drink with enthusiasm. Unless, of course, I happen to be the...
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    Sticky: Re: BOTM 5/14: Woodford Reserve

    I've never had bourbon that tasted like urine. But, as with asparagus, I have had urine that smelled like bourbon. But only on really good days.
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    Sticky: Re: BOTM 2/14: Smooth Ambler Old Scout

    If you like OS, I'd suggest you buy more while you can get it. I liked the one bottle I tried but it has not been available locally since. But that might just be the way it goes in OH.
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    Re: New from Colorado

    Scott, just as a matter of curiosity, out of all the bourbons in all the towns in all the world, how did you manage to start with Devil's Cut and CEHT SmB?
    Not that is matters a hill of beans in a...
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    Sticky: Re: BOTM 2/14: Smooth Ambler Old Scout

    Somebody is buying SA OS. I stopped to get another bottle last night and the shelf was empty.
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    Sticky: Re: BOTM 2/14: Smooth Ambler Old Scout

    Sounds like our bottles came from the same batch and the same bottler. I found it surprisingly pleasant based on the spotty record of NDPs. Your tasting notes also reflect my experience. A lot of...
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    Sticky: Re: BOTM 1/14: Colonel E H Taylor Small Batch

    I remember reading somewhere that it is 7YO. Seems to me, though, that they would brag about it on the label if so. There aren't many 7YO BIBs out there and BT would have a competitive advantage....
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    Sticky: Re: BOTM 12/13: J.W. Dant BIB

    Dant and some others are 4 YO. Some, like HH White, are 6YO. McKenna BIB is 10 YO. So, it's not just location but age as well.
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    Sticky: Re: BOTM 11/13: Pappy 15

    On a recent camping trip, the generator on our RV was acting up and a neighbor came over to help. My wife, looking over our shoulders, offered "helpful advice."
    "Does she know a lot about...
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    Sticky: Re: BOTM 10/13: Henry McKenna Single Barrel BIB

    On paper, McKenna looks great. 10 YO BIB. What could go wrong? On the palate, though, I find it disappointing. There are other HH BIBs that I find just as satisfying for fewer dollars. I don't think...
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    Re: Bourbon Trail

    BT is not on the official Bourbon Trail but it is one my wife and I have enjoyed four times. While some distilleries have found it necessary and/or advantageous to charge for tours, so far BT has...
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    Sticky: Re: BOTM 9/13: 1792 Ridgemont Reserve

    I, too, am a fan of VOB BIB. It seems to me that they have it backwards. Except that I would say the "value pour" is better than their attempt at a premium bourbon.
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    Re: Hello from Columbus, OH

    Welcome. You'll certainly learn more about bourbon here than in the typical OH liquor store. I'd recommend reading though the Bourbon of the Month posts for an introduction to a wide variety of...
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    Re: First post, I am very happy to be here!

    Since your wife is accustomed to buying for you, perhaps she could offer you a blind tasting of bourbons from the mid and lower shelves: OGD BIB and 114, Weller 12 and OWA, ETL, EC 12, BT, ER 10,...
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    Sticky: Re: BOTM 4/13: Old Grand Dad 114

    If you think you might like it at a lower proof, try OGD BIB. As to that "funky aftertaste," it is known around here as That Beam Funk. Some of us actually like it. As you say, the longer it is open,...
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    Sticky: Re: BOTM 6/13: Wild Turkey Rye 101

    We heard the same thing last year. "About" is a marvelous word.
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    Sticky: Re: BOTM 6/13: Wild Turkey Rye 101

    I have only about 1/3 bottle left and have been nursing it along (i.e., not drinking it) because of its "historic" value. (Yes, I know that's dumb.) I like it better than the current WT101 bourbon...
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    Sticky: Re: BOTM 11/12: Kirklnd Small Batch Bourbon

    It took them 6 oz to figure out they didn't like it? They sound like the kind of guys who send their disgusting restaurant dinners back to the kitchen--after they have eaten 95%.
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    Sticky: Re: Botm 1/13: Old Forester Signature

    As usual, The Squire nails it. But more than 100 proof is required by the BIB Act. The whiskey must also be the product of a single distillery made during a single distillation season and spend at...
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    Sticky: Re: BOTM 4/13: Old Grand Dad 114

    I have a friend who is a martini drinker. His theory is that you have to just get the first one down as quickly as you can. Then the second and third are enjoyable.
    Personally, I prefer bourbon...
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    Re: Greetings from NW Ohio

    If you don't ask where I live, I won't ask where you live. Or hold it against you. You'll soon find that SB is a marvelous place to expand your bourbon knowledge. Bourbon of the Month and Tasting are...
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