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    Tom's Foolery tasting

    I finally got around to trying this out.

    I did a tasting of Tom's Foolery applejack against Laird's. It was a lot of fun and this is quite an interesting product.

    I will admit I am not the biggest fan of "apples" actually, but I do like Applejack and the few cocktails you can make with it.

    So here is my recent tasting and video review of Tom's Foolery. Enjoy!

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dvNmAbcwTnc
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    Re: Tom's Foolery tasting

    It should be noted that the Laird's used in the comparison is blended applejack. It contains GNS. The Tom's is 100% applejack. Laird's does make a 100% applejack product but it's not as widely distributed as the blend.

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    Re: Tom's Foolery tasting

    Not really apples to apples, then.
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    Re: Tom's Foolery tasting

    Quote Originally Posted by Josh View Post
    Not really apples to apples, then.

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    Re: Tom's Foolery tasting

    This sounds like something I would like to sample. Is there an age statement? I ask because I'm thinking of Calvados.

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    Re: Tom's Foolery tasting

    Quote Originally Posted by squire View Post
    This sounds like something I would like to sample. Is there an age statement? I ask because I'm thinking of Calvados.
    No age statement, but this batch spent two years in wood. They want to get later batches up to 4+ years old for bottling. A variety of barrels are used, including former cognac and bourbon cooperage.
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    Re: Tom's Foolery tasting

    Had a bottle of Calvados once, don't recall the age but it was a fully mature, highly polished spirit. Would really like to see something like that made domestically.

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    Re: Tom's Foolery tasting

    Quote Originally Posted by cowdery View Post
    It should be noted that the Laird's used in the comparison is blended applejack. It contains GNS. The Tom's is 100% applejack. Laird's does make a 100% applejack product but it's not as widely distributed as the blend.
    Thanks Chuck I will note that in the description of the video.
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    Re: Tom's Foolery tasting

    Quote Originally Posted by imbibehour View Post
    Thanks Chuck I will note that in the description of the video.
    So...you didn't realize that ahead of time?
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    Re: Tom's Foolery tasting

    Quote Originally Posted by Josh View Post
    So...you didn't realize that ahead of time?
    Didn't read the entire bottle before hand

    Just saw it now... never realized that before... 65% GNS so it says...
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