Wow, I am so new here glad I was able contribute anything worthwhile. That reminds me my glass is in the freezer waiting on some WTRB.
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True, with the computer screen to the left of my fly tying desk and the liquor cabinet on the right I do admit to shifting in the chair a bit.
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We're Bourbon Geeks, it's who we are, it's what we do.
"On a long enough timeline, the survival rate for everyone drops to zero"
Always neat for the first pour, usually in a Glencairn or Neat glass. Sometimes adding a few drops of water to see what it does.
Occasionally an ice ball in a rocks glass. I've got a set of whiskey stones, but don't use them too often.
I'll work in the occasional Old-Fashioned or Manhattan.
If I'm just trying to quench a thirst, some bottom-shelf stuff in a cold glass of Simply Lemonade.
Neat almost exclusively. With a greater than 120 proof I might add a drop or two of water dependent on flavor profile. Very occasionally during the summer I might put a cold whiskey stone in the glass for a bit.
Always neat, sometimes with the uncut or bf's I'll add a few drops of water, about 1-1.5 oz. out of a glencairn, then rinse and start over again with something different.If I'm in for the long haul as in sculpting or going flatheading for the night, I'll do a large 16 oz.cup with about 2 oz. of lower shelf stuff,and fill the rest with water, that way I get my water intake at the same time, Whiskey flavored water!
Everyday my spirit seems to find its way to the bottom of a glass...... Don