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  1. #61
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    Re: BOTM 5/14: Woodford Reserve

    Yeah, I had certainly noticed the metallic taste in all of the bottles I had tried before...and it was curiously absent in this most recent batch.

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    Re: BOTM 5/14: Woodford Reserve

    Maybe they finally got those pot stills fully seasoned.
    We're Bourbon Geeks, it's who we are, it's what we do.

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    Re: BOTM 5/14: Woodford Reserve

    WR was the first bottle that I bought a couple months ago when I started getting in to this hobby. Initially, I liked it and I didn't get the metallic taste that I had read so much about on here. But now, after tasting others, (KC, WTRB, EWSB, EC12, and my new favorite- Eagle Rare) I revisited the WR and found it to be very thin and lacking body to me. It was a 375mL bottle and after that most recent underwhelming pour, the rest of it went into a cheesecake (that my wife said was one of the best she has ever tasted) and then into a brine for smoked pork butt.

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    Re: BOTM 5/14: Woodford Reserve

    Quote Originally Posted by squire View Post
    Maybe they finally got those pot stills fully seasoned.
    Darn, Squire. ER 10yrSB (on the neckband) out my nose. AGAIN!

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    Re: BOTM 5/14: Woodford Reserve

    Quote Originally Posted by squire View Post
    Maybe they finally got those pot stills fully seasoned.
    Quote Originally Posted by Harry in WashDC View Post
    Darn, Squire. ER 10yrSB (on the neckband) out my nose. AGAIN!
    Actually it is possible that this could be the case.
    But metal aside it's just not good bourbon.
    ovh

 

 

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