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  1. #131
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    Re: WT101 Rye Returns?

    Quote Originally Posted by Eth3rStrik3r View Post
    Imagine my surprise seeing this on the shelf at Binny's yesterday in 1L bottles, good think I looked at the price. For $45, I could buy 2-3 bottles of Rittenhouse depending on where I shop. Unless this drops considerably, It just doesn't seem worth it.
    Yikes! I like the older stuff WTR101, but I wouldn't pay $35 for a 750 of that - which sounds like it still beats the pants off the new stuff. I really wonder - is WT selling enough of the 81 rye? I see it on the shelves all the time, but don't know anyone who likes it. I'd much rather than do an aged 101 version (maybe 7 yrs?) and just scrap the 81. I'd probably pay $45 for that - at least once.
    Gary
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  2. #132
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    Re: WT101 Rye Returns?

    Don't understand their pricing here considering their pricing on WT101 and WTRB.

    It just make a lot of sense.

  3. #133
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    Re: WT101 Rye Returns?

    Passed on it today @$38/liter. It was nice to see it making it to Mass, and at a better price point than others have posted. It's still a bit high for me while I'm able to get my GDR for $22/750 at the same store.

  4. #134
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    Re: WT101 Rye Returns?

    I picked one up at $37/liter. I thought I still had an older one open, but after digging around in boxes, I only found a still-sealed one, which I'm planning to keep unopened for a while.

    It's not exactly like I remember the old label stuff, but it made a fine manhattan, and I'll be happy working my way through the bottle.

  5. #135
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    Re: WT101 Rye Returns?

    Quote Originally Posted by smokinjoe View Post
    Hey, where'd you get that picture of Hectic?
    Why haven't you answered me?
    JOE

    Wag more.
    Bark less.

    "Every bottle is its own learning experience." -- Sensei Ox-sama

  6. #136
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    Re: WT101 Rye Returns?

    Quote Originally Posted by Kyjd75 View Post
    Yes, it has, Steve. (pant, pant, pant......)
    JOE

    Wag more.
    Bark less.

    "Every bottle is its own learning experience." -- Sensei Ox-sama

  7. #137
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    Re: WT101 Rye Returns?

    I saw a liter at Binny's in Chicago. I did not grab it. I did not check the price either, can't justify a liter of anything.
    -Guy Debord

  8. #138
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    Re: WT101 Rye Returns?

    40 bucks a liter at Astor in NYC. Come on! Oh, but I'm sure that time off the market allowed them to give it extra months in the barrel. We all knew this was coming but it still is a sick joke.

    -Mike
    "This is the real article. It is double-rectified busthead from Madison County, aged in the keg. A little spoonful would do you a power of good."

    -True Grit by Charles Portis

 

 

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