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    Russells Reserve SmB SB

    I was bored at work and was thinking about how in the world can a bourbon be SmB & SB? If this has already been discussed somewhere I apologize.

    Thoughts anyone?

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    Re: Russells Reserve SmB SB

    Because small batch means nothing or rather whatever the marketing guys decide that day.
    Last edited by wadewood; 06-04-2013 at 10:04.

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    Re: Russells Reserve SmB SB

    I thought I read out there somewhere in Internet land that the SmB was an error and future bottles will just say SB ... not sure about that though.
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    Russells Reserve SmB SB

    Could a SB be considered to be a subset of SmB?
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    Russells Reserve SmB SB

    I guess they could run a small batch and then bottle it as single barrels?

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    Re: Russells Reserve SmB SB

    small batch alone means a vatting of a limited number of selected barrels to assure quality. Single Barrel alone is obvious. Small Batch Single Barrel together means, your whiskey company has been taken over by people that don't know anything about whiskey so you're gambling when you buy this product.

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    Re: Russells Reserve SmB SB

    Quote Originally Posted by Lazer View Post
    Small Batch Single Barrel together means, your whiskey company has been taken over by people that don't know anything about whiskey
    This is pretty much how I feel about it. There's no smaller batch of barrels than a batch of one, so it's not wrong, it is just stupid.
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    Russells Reserve SmB SB

    Quote Originally Posted by Josh View Post
    This is pretty much how I feel about it. There's no smaller batch of barrels than a batch of one, so it's not wrong, it is just stupid.
    Josh won't quote his own blog but here is what he wrote last week.

    http://sipologyblog.com/2013/06/01/r...single-barrel/




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    Russells Reserve SmB SB

    Thanks for the info guys.

 

 

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