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    Christmas Gifts

    I'm giving a gift of bourbon to a friend for Christmas and I'm trying to decide between a 2011 Stagg and a Col EH Taylor Tornado. Any recommendations?

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    Christmas Gifts

    Quote Originally Posted by onewman View Post
    I'm giving a gift of bourbon to a friend for Christmas and I'm trying to decide between a 2011 Stagg and a Col EH Taylor Tornado. Any recommendations?
    If the person is casual bourbon drinker give the Tornado. It makes for a good story to go along with the gift. If a bourbon drinker give the Stagg.

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    Re: Christmas Gifts

    I can't argue with Michael's logic..... but was going to say lean towards the Tornado. Stagg is released every year (given it's a limited release) while the Tornado was a one-off that won't ever be repeated.

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    Re: Christmas Gifts

    I agree and think the story of the Tornado works well.

    Best regards, Tony

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    Re: Christmas Gifts

    I either give something I know they will like or something hard to get, so both choices would work depending on the recipient.

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    Christmas Gifts

    Can I be your friend? Either one is a great gift!

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    Re: Christmas Gifts

    Just to let you know, he is a bourbon drinker and I gave him a bottle of the 2011 Stagg.

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    Re: Christmas Gifts

    I gifted the Tornado to my dad because it made for a good story. That coupled with his desire to drink lower proof bourbons made it the perfect gift.

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    Christmas Gifts

    Quote Originally Posted by TL2000 View Post
    I gifted the Tornado to my dad because it made for a good story. That coupled with his desire to drink lower proof bourbons made it the perfect gift.
    100 is "lower proof" for your dad? Sounds like a good man.
    Jim

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    Re: Christmas Gifts

    Well, I was choosing between Fighting Cock (recipient has fighting cocks), FRSmB and FR1B - all unavailable in Hawaii. I chose the FRSmB when I heard the recipient was a Jonny Walker Black drinker, figuring it would be the smoothest of the bunch.

 

 

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