GBS Member rounding out the top 5
Are you a Whisk(e)y Apostle?
I thought light whiskey was by definition a blend of whiskey and neutral grain spirits. I may be wrong but here is the description from the Barton website:
"Barton's QT Premium WhiskeyThe leader in the growing light whiskey category. Taste stands up on the rocks or mixed. A light-tasting, smooth blended whiskey made to satisfy today's drinking preferences."
This has been discussed to death here. Do a search on "light whiskey".
"Remember that your sense of humor is inversely proportional to your level of intolerance."
- Serge Storms
I actually never thought there was any wrong with crown royal (but nothing that good either). Now, 7 crown- that just tastes like whiskey flavored vodka.
Why are we even talking about this?
"Drinking when we are not thirsty and making love at all seasons… that is all there is to distinguish us from other animals."
Boy, will I catch flak on this one. I thought Old Portrero single malt was the worst whiskey I'd ever experience, the I tried Wasmunds. I'd take Early Times over either of them - In fact I'm not sure I wouldn't pick old dish water over Wasmunds. However I know there are people on the board that love each of them.
There's no such thing as bad whiskey, there's only over priced whiskey.
The worst blended whiskey I ever had was Four Roses when Seagram made it. God awful stuff. I know why it's taking Four Roses so long to shake that off. But I also agree with Stu. That Old Potrero was
Colonel Joseph B. "Bourbon Joe" Koch
"Bourbon.....It's cheaper than therapy!!"