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    Sticky: Re: BOTM 2/15: Stagg Jr.

    I picked up a bottle of Batch #3 today. I was told that it had been sitting around for awhile. I recall seeing Stagg Jr. on the shelf last fall but don't recall the batch number. I wasn't really...
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    Sticky: Re: BOTM 11/14: Maker's Mark Cask Strength

    I have (had) three bottles. All from different areas; one from Texas, one from Chicago and one from Indy but all the same batch (#14-02) obtained from late December through mid-February. Based on...
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    Re: Hello from central Indiana

    Welcome pellidon!

    You will find a pretty sizable central Indiana contingent in the forum. As a fellow engineer, I believe geeky is a complimentary trait!
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    Sticky: Re: BOTM 2/15: Stagg Jr.

    I got a bottle of the first batch. It was pretty hot and a little harsh (as noted by Rich) without diluting either with ice, water or, my preference, BT. I tried to take it down to between 100 and...
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    Sticky: Re: BOTM 1/15: Wild Turkey 101

    I like it and consider it one of the better bourbons in its price range. I don't believe I have owned a bottle for about a year or so. However, I generally have at least one WT product in the...
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    Sticky: Re: BOTM 11/14: Maker's Mark Cask Strength

    I am not a real fan of regular Maker's. However, I really like MMCS. I know the price seems high ($30-35) for a 375 ml bottle. However, it compares to or surpasses most bourbons in the $60-70...
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    Sticky: Re: BOTM 12/14: Four Roses Single Barrel

    It is a great bourbon for the low $30 range. I haven't bought a bottle for over a year because I have been able to find FR BS for $45 (on sale) to $50. I find the value and flavor of the FR BS to...
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    Sticky: Re: BOTM 8/14: Blanton's

    Always a nice pour! The price used to seem higher in a relative sense but with all of the price increases and overpriced sourced stuff it doesn't seem out of line.
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    Re: Old Charter 12 pints

    Yes, very interesting insight! I really like OC10. How does OC 12 compare?
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    Re: New guy from the Bay Area

    Pretty diverse list of bottles! I think you will find that you will be introduced to a broad array of pours on this site. Enjoy the journey!
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    Re: New guy from the Bay Area

    Welcome to the community Pete! I think you will enjoy it. So, tell us a little more about yourself. What bourbons have you tried? What do you like?
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    Sticky: Re: BOTM 7/14: Very Old Barton 100 proof/BIB

    My perspective exactly. The price is right and there is nothing wrong with it. It just isn't something that I look forward to. I can still find aged stated bottles but I continue to pass. I...
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    Re: Semi-New from NJ w/ KY Roots

    Interestingly, I recalled your name and wondered "why is he posting a new thread in the New to Straightbourbon thread?" I appreciate knowing more about you and find your journey and what got you...
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    Sticky: Re: BOTM 5/14: Woodford Reserve

    The connection to the Derby and marketing focused on the picturesque distillery have helped the brand image too.

    I like it at $25 a bottle. $35 a bottle, not so much.
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    Sticky: Re: BOTM 6/14: Jim Beam White

    I didn't drink it in college but I have had more than enough at company Christmas parties to know that I will never buy a bottle.
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    Sticky: Re: BOTM 4/13: Old Grand Dad 114

    I have seen OGD 114 recently for $19.99 in Indy. Good price on a solid bourbon.

    "After thinking it over for the last few nights I'm convinced my last bottle of WFE was the OGD mashbill (an 11...
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    Re: saying hello from the windy city

    Based on your name, I assume that you don't like bourbon or cigars. That's too bad! :grin:
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    Re: Straight Outta Nashville

    :lol: Yeah, I check the thread because of the similarity in names. I assume you two are related? If so, how did one end up in Florida and the other in Tennessee?
  19. Re: Hello from Connecticut, soon to be Kentucky

    Welcome to the forum. Good luck on your new job! We look forward to your participation in the forum.
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    Re: Hello from Indianapolis!

    Welcome aboard amg!
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    Re: New Member from NC

    Welcome, QCK (Brandon)! It looks like you have broad experience. Look for it to get broader. I look forward to you participating in the community. Cheers!
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    Sticky: Re: BOTM 2/14: Smooth Ambler Old Scout

    Yeah, it is a store select. They have several different store selections on the shelf. The Smooth Ambler might be the best.
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    Sticky: Re: BOTM 4/14: Weller Special Reserve

    Not a regular pour but it is ok for what it is. I prefer WL12 and OWA. I do have some WSR 7 year which is pretty good. Even for the price, there are other options that I prefer.
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    Re: New to the obsession

    Welcome aboard Mike! You have taken the first step in admitting that you have an obsession. Unfortunately, there isn't much you can do about. So sit back, sip and enjoy!
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    Sticky: Re: BOTM 2/14: Smooth Ambler Old Scout

    Just tried my second SA. The first was a SA 6-Year standard bottle (99 proof) which I really like. The second is a SA 8-Year BP store selection which is awesome! I am sold on SA. I have always...
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