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  1. #31
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    Re: MM Proof Change

    Quote Originally Posted by Josh View Post
    Disappointing but,
    ...
    5) I forgot what 5 was going to be.
    Is that code for "my brain is getting old"?

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    Re: MM Proof Change

    I'm looking forward to the price slashing that has always accompanied product changes in the past, at least it has in my area. I'll stock up on a couple bottles of the 'old' product at a >10% price discount, should it occur in this case.

    I don't understand why Josh is seeming to treat this as a 'look on the bright side' opportunity. Dilution equals paying the same for less actual product. It's just like ice cream cartons going from 1/2 gal. to some fraction thereof with no price reduction, or candy bars getting lighter and lighter [and still seeing prices go up]. I guess it's all just a ploy to make us healthier, eh?
    Last edited by MauiSon; 02-08-2013 at 15:18.

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    Re: MM Proof Change

    Wow, just... wow.

    I had some random guy tell me this about a week ago and I thought he was nuts.

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    Re: MM Proof Change

    Quote Originally Posted by MauiSon View Post
    I'm looking forward to the price slashing that has always accompanied product changes in the past, at least it has in my area. I'll stock up on a couple bottles of the 'old' product at a >10% price discount, should it occur in this case.

    I don't understand why Josh is seeming to treat this as a 'look on the bright side' opportunity. Dilution equals paying the same for less actual product. It's just like ice cream cartons going from 1/2 gal. to some fraction thereof with no price reduction, or candy bars getting lighter and lighter [and still seeing prices go up]. I guess it's all just a ploy to make us healthier, eh?
    If I may be so bold as to answer for Josh:

    He doesn't buy it, so he doesn't care what they do to it.
    My name is Joel Goodson. I deal in human fulfillment.
    I grossed over eight thousand dollars in one night. Time of your life, huh kid?

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    Re: MM Proof Change

    I still don't get it. I've said this before: I have never seen a less than plentiful supply of MM in every single liquor store that carries it in Massachusetts and the surrounding states. Ever. I see shelves of it everywhere I travel.

    Is it possible that the "shortage" is just marketing BS?

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    Re: MM Proof Change

    Quote Originally Posted by Kalessin View Post
    I still don't get it. I've said this before: I have never seen a less than plentiful supply of MM in every single liquor store that carries it in Massachusetts and the surrounding states. Ever. I see shelves of it everywhere I travel.

    Is it possible that the "shortage" is just marketing BS?
    I'm a skeptic by nature, but this was my thought as well.
    My name is Joel Goodson. I deal in human fulfillment.
    I grossed over eight thousand dollars in one night. Time of your life, huh kid?

  7. #37

    MM Proof Change

    My local hasn't had 1.75s of Makers in 8 months and it was his best selling bottle... MM is a commodity whiskey and I would believe if someone can't find it they will move onto another brand which I would assume is the reason they are trying to up stocks.. At least they didn't cut the age and tried to keep the same profile unlike WT rye dropping 20 Proof which killed a decent bottle

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    Re: MM Proof Change

    Quote Originally Posted by Kalessin View Post
    I still don't get it. I've said this before: I have never seen a less than plentiful supply of MM in every single liquor store that carries it in Massachusetts and the surrounding states. Ever. I see shelves of it everywhere I travel.

    Is it possible that the "shortage" is just marketing BS?
    Well, I bitch about the whisk(e)y selection in Ohio all the time. I have never been in any liquor store that didn't have a shelf full of MM, at any time of year.

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    Re: MM Proof Change

    There has been a shortage of at least the 1.75L size here in Central KY.

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    Re: MM Proof Change

    Plenty, and I do mean plenty of 750s to be had, though.

 

 

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