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  1. #1891
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    Re: What bourbon are you drinking? Summer 2013

    Some more Four Roses Small Batch today.

  2. #1892
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    Re: What bourbon are you drinking? Summer 2013

    Quote Originally Posted by smknjoe View Post
    Phil that's "cool" fall weather here...but I'm sure you already know that.

    I'm going to have a beer and maybe some OWA.
    s

    I do know that Joe for sure, not very often Houston is cooler or less humid than Ohio...
    I may be drunk, but in the morning, I'll be sober and you'll still be ugly...WC

  3. #1893
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    Re: What bourbon are you drinking? Summer 2013

    Still riding the birthday wave with a dinner out with the in-laws. One of those fancy places where everyone serves you in a tuxedo and they have Baker's B-85-001 on the shelf. Well, now they have a little less of it.

  4. #1894
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    Re: What bourbon are you drinking? Summer 2013

    Back to the Blanton's tonight, jeez this is smooth

  5. #1895
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    Re: What bourbon are you drinking? Summer 2013

    Doing the Old Charter 10 thing again tonight.

  6. #1896
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    Re: What bourbon are you drinking? Summer 2013

    Willet PS for me tonight. A couple of drinks closer to the bottom. Thankful this is a gift as it is not worth the $...

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    Re: What bourbon are you drinking? Summer 2013

    Quote Originally Posted by suntour View Post
    People think making old-fashioneds with expensive bourbon is a waste, but I tend to disagree. The huge proof keeps things from being too cloying, which is how I feel most OFs turn out.

    I kept saying this to a friend who pooh-poohs the idea of drinking any quality bourbon anyway but neat then I handed him a brown-sugar OF made with ECBP and he changed his opinion right quick.
    100% agree. I lean towards lower proof (86-100) when drinking neat, and the high/barrel proof stuff for classic cocktails. I don't use any liquid to dilute the bourbon in my OF (no soda, water), so the flavor of the bourbon still shines.

    And made an ECBP old fashioned tonight to stay on topic.

  8. #1898
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    Re: What bourbon are you drinking? Summer 2013

    When I first got Stagg Jr about a month ago I diluted about 250 ml of it to 101 proof and put it in a separate bottle in an attempt to replicate a slightly younger ER101. After letting it sit a few weeks, I opened it tonight and am having a pour.

    I am surprised to say it is pretty darn good. I thought the Stagg Jr didn't take splashes of water particularly well when I first tried it but it is fairly complex after sitting awhile.

    Is it as good as ER101? No, at least not the NOLA I've tried. But for folks who've been disappointed with their Stagg Jr it is a worthwhile mixture.

  9. #1899
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    Re: What bourbon are you drinking? Summer 2013

    SA OS Rye 6 Year to start. Nice banana on the nose to go with the rye spice. Having a pull of Larceny right now. Not my favorite but not bad either.

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    Re: What bourbon are you drinking? Summer 2013

    Did someone a favor. Was treated to pours of VWFRR and Saz 18 to compare.
    A man's got to know his limitations.

    -Harry Callahan, Magnum Force

 

 

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