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    Eagle Rare 90/GTS Vatting?

    I know it has been mentioned a number of times on SB that ER101 is the functional equivalent to a Baby Stagg (and other talk about an actual Stagg Jr. being released sometime down the road). So my question is whether anyone has actually done a vatting (or even a single-drink mixing) of the current Eagle Rare 90 and GTS. I would be hesitant to use valuable GTS juice, but I would be intrigued to see how this is. If someone has done this and yielded good or bad results, I'd be interested in hearing about it.

    if someone has already posted on this exact subject I apologize. I searched and couldn't find anything.

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    Re: Eagle Rare 90/GTS Vatting?

    If you have some open why not try it? I don't own a Stagg but if I did I wouldn't hesitate to try it.
    I've never tried GTS with any sort of soda. Maybe I'm missing out; but I'm OK with that.

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    Re: Eagle Rare 90/GTS Vatting?

    I think i might give it a whirl. I apologize in advance if my review of my vatting is not too informative. My descriptions range from "wow!" to "gross," without many flowery descriptions in between. But alas, I shall try.

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    Eagle Rare 90/GTS Vatting?

    If you don't want to use valuable GTS juice, just water it down to 101 proof.

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    Re: Eagle Rare 90/GTS Vatting?

    I've never vatted GTS, however I have cut it down to 101 proof. It is amazingly similar to ER 101. Extremely drinkable IMHO.
    " I never met a Weller I didn't like"

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    Eagle Rare 90/GTS Vatting?

    Quote Originally Posted by bingstein View Post
    My descriptions range from "wow!" to "gross," without many flowery descriptions in between.
    That's the way to go with tasting notes, keep it simple!

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    Re: Eagle Rare 90/GTS Vatting?

    Quote Originally Posted by savagehenry View Post
    If you don't want to use valuable GTS juice, just water it down to 101 proof.
    Thats definitely the way I usually prefer to drink it. But I also like the unique mixings a I've seen posted on the site and wondered if anyone had tried this particular one before now.

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    Eagle Rare 90/GTS Vatting?

    Quote Originally Posted by bingstein View Post
    Thats definitely the way I usually prefer to drink it. But I also like the unique mixings a I've seen posted on the site and wondered if anyone had tried this particular one before now.
    You should try it and report back ASAFP.

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    Re: Eagle Rare 90/GTS Vatting?

    Quote Originally Posted by fishnbowljoe View Post
    I've never vatted GTS, however I have cut it down to 101 proof. It is amazingly similar to ER 101. Extremely drinkable IMHO.
    Joe is being modest - that diluted GTS was pretty #&$@ing great!
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    Re: Eagle Rare 90/GTS Vatting?

    Quote Originally Posted by darylld911 View Post
    Joe is being modest - that diluted GTS was pretty #&$@ing great!
    Thanks Gary. That's one 750 that I didn't have to worry about bringing back home.
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