Yesterday I had two Four Roses single barrel selections: 10 year and 9 month OESO and 9 year 5 month OBSK. OBSK is usually my favorite Four Roses recipe, but yesterday the fruity sweetness of OESO, especially in the nose, was really working for me and it was the more enjoyable of the two.
Blanton's and then ER10--both neat and then with just a drop of water. Today, the ER is hitting all the right spots. Rich, full mouthfeel and a marvelous finish after the appropriate Kentucky chew. Sometimes the Blanton's (or whatever) tastes better. I never blame the bourbon for how my palate is responding on any given day.
I'd rather have a bottle in front of me than a frontal lobotomy.
"On a long enough timeline, the survival rate for everyone drops to zero"
BT followed by FRYL. This is the order in which they taste the best. The elegance of the BT carries over to the FRYL. When FRYL is first, it's harsher and the stronger rye flavor causes the BT chaser to seem muted, despite the higher proof. Sadly, this was a last pour for BT.
Last edited by MauiSon; 07-05-2013 at 18:37.
Some Old Grand Dad which is suitable for this rainy day.
WTRR 10 yr 101 out in the garage listening to the Braves on the radio...while the rain returns by the bucketful...BOOOO
The more I drink great old Turkey, the more pissed I get over their current state. Damn, they can be so, so, good.
"Every bottle is its own learning experience." -- Sensei Ox-sama
The last of my flask of WTRRSmBSB, and the sweetness is really shining through tonight!
"Too much of anything is bad, but too much of good whiskey is barely enough." - Mark Twain
"Because Whiskey Matters!" - David Perkins
It's not raining here but OGD 114 seemed pretty reasonable to me.
Now I'll try the KC rye.