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  1. #21
    Advanced Taster
    Join Date
    Dec 2012
    Chicago suburbs

    Re: Man, this is overwhelming!

    Quote Originally Posted by fishnbowljoe View Post
    You guys are just starting to get to the fun part.

    But seriously, a lot of us have been in the same boat. At least there are oars available. So fasten your seat belts, and like Joe said, enjoy the ride.

    Cheers! Joe
    Boats have seat belts?

  2. #22
    Join Date
    Nov 1999

    Re: Man, this is overwhelming!

    Quote Originally Posted by humchan2k View Post
    -1 for Angel's Envy. Not worth it in any way and not that great.

    +1 for Blanton's Single Barrel. If you like Buffalo Trace, try their best product, it's the same mashbill, I believe, and it's $50. You'll love it.

    If you want to get to the $35-50 range, you'll do great with Rock Hill Farms (BT's high rye bourbon,) Blanton's, Ezra B 12 yr, and some Four Roses Single Barrel!

    Welcome, enjoy the ride!
    Blanton's and Buffalo Trace are not the same mashbill; Blanton's is the higher rye content "Ancient Age" mashbill; the same mashbill is used for Ancient Age, Rock Hill Farms, Elmer T. Lee, and Hancock's Reserve. Everything else uses the lower rye content "Buffalo Trace" mashbill except for the Weller and Van Winkle lines, which replace rye in the mashbill with wheat. And Handy/Sazerac, obviously, which are rye whiskeys.

    The nice thing is that so much really excellent bourbon can still be had for between $15 and $25 a bottle. There are some bourbons in that price range that are so nearly equal in flavor and aroma to bourbons costing $30 to $50 that comparison is almost pointless, and you'll find discussions about them all right here. Value for dollar wise, bourbon is really hard to beat, and between light and heavy, sweet and spicy, low proof and high proof, and so forth, there's pretty much something to please everyone.

  3. #23
    Join Date
    Sep 2004
    North East MS

    Re: Man, this is overwhelming!

    And please them again, and again, and again . . .



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