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    So my favorite Bourbon so far is Bulleit Frontier Whiskey. Granted ...

    my list of Bourbons I have sampled is very small. They are, in order of preference, as follows:

    1. Bulleit Frontier Whiskey
    2. Wild Turkey Rare Breed
    3. Wild Turkey 101
    4. Jim Beam Black Label
    4. Woodford Reserve (tied with JBB, but price puts WR a little below JB Black)
    6. Maker's Mark
    7. Wild Turkey 81

    Here's my question - given my preferences above, what should be my next Bourbon purchase? I'm heading to the liquor store tomorrow (a liquor store with a great selection) and I've decided to buy two bottles (750 ml) of new Bourbon I have never tried before. I've had Old Grand Dad 114 recommended to me and will probably make that one of my purchases.

    What should be my second one? Thanks in advance.

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    So my favorite Bourbon so far is Bulleit Frontier Whiskey. Granted ...

    Go buy some Four Roses. Small Batch, Single Barrel, a barrel proof private selection... All good choices. Bulleit is sourced from Four Roses.
    Jim

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    Re: So my favorite Bourbon so far is Bulleit Frontier Whiskey. Granted ...

    looks like you like the higher rye bourbons, OGD is a great choice, but maybe you could also try a straight rye like Rittenhouse BIB or Baby Saz!

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    Re: So my favorite Bourbon so far is Bulleit Frontier Whiskey. Granted ...

    Quote Originally Posted by PcolaDawg View Post
    my list of Bourbons I have sampled is very small. They are, in order of preference, as follows:

    1. Bulleit Frontier Whiskey
    2. Wild Turkey Rare Breed
    3. Wild Turkey 101
    4. Jim Beam Black Label
    4. Woodford Reserve (tied with JBB, but price puts WR a little below JB Black)
    6. Maker's Mark
    7. Wild Turkey 81

    Here's my question - given my preferences above, what should be my next Bourbon purchase? I'm heading to the liquor store tomorrow (a liquor store with a great selection) and I've decided to buy two bottles (750 ml) of new Bourbon I have never tried before. I've had Old Grand Dad 114 recommended to me and will probably make that one of my purchases.

    What should be my second one? Thanks in advance.
    I like the suggestion of OGD and Four Roses. Depending on your preferences, OGD BIB or 114 should be fine. I prefer Four Roses Single Barrel but Small Batch provides a nice introduction to the flavor profile.

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    So my favorite Bourbon so far is Bulleit Frontier Whiskey. Granted ...

    Or you can try another wheater. Old weller antique or larceny should do the trick
    "On a long enough timeline, the survival rate for everyone drops to zero"
    T. Durden

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    Re: So my favorite Bourbon so far is Bulleit Frontier Whiskey. Granted ...

    Or you can tackle another Wild turkey, Either Russel's Reserve, or Rare Breed

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    Re: So my favorite Bourbon so far is Bulleit Frontier Whiskey. Granted ...

    Quote Originally Posted by HighInTheMtns View Post
    Go buy some Four Roses. Small Batch, Single Barrel, a barrel proof private selection... All good choices. Bulleit is sourced from Four Roses.
    Took your advice and bought some Four Roses, Small Batch. Really, really, liked it. I am sure my future will have some experimentations of various Four Roses Single Barrel concoctions as my new favorite liquor store (Market Square, Tallahassee) has an amazing selection of Four Roses Bourbon. And I do mean amazing.

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    Re: So my favorite Bourbon so far is Bulleit Frontier Whiskey. Granted ...

    Quote Originally Posted by PcolaDawg View Post
    Took your advice and bought some Four Roses, Small Batch. Really, really, liked it. I am sure my future will have some experimentations of various Four Roses Single Barrel concoctions as my new favorite liquor store (Market Square, Tallahassee) has an amazing selection of Four Roses Bourbon. And I do mean amazing.
    Market square huh? So have you been on "the porch?"
    "On a long enough timeline, the survival rate for everyone drops to zero"
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    Re: So my favorite Bourbon so far is Bulleit Frontier Whiskey. Granted ...

    Like Jim Beam Black? Try out Knob Creek! That one is at the top of my list as well as Wild Turkey 101 and Jim Beam Black. I am not too keen on the higher rye bourbons like Bulleit, but love, love Four Roses Single Barrel. So don't ignore that recommendation from others, either.

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    Re: So my favorite Bourbon so far is Bulleit Frontier Whiskey. Granted ...

    Quote Originally Posted by zillah View Post
    Like Jim Beam Black? Try out Knob Creek! That one is at the top of my list as well as Wild Turkey 101 and Jim Beam Black. I am not too keen on the higher rye bourbons like Bulleit, but love, love Four Roses Single Barrel. So don't ignore that recommendation from others, either.
    Although I don't doubt that you get more rye flavors in the Bulleit, the FRSB has at least as much rye in its mashbill as the Bulleit, if not more. Assuming FR is still supplying Bulleit anyway.
    Jim

 

 

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