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    Experimental bourbons you would like to see

    What type of "experimental" bourbon would you like to see produced? Maybe a 4 grain mashbill, a 100% corn bourbon, a bourbon aged in exotic oaks or maybe something we haven't thought of yet?

    Personally I would be interested in trying a bourbon made with both wheat and rye. I have heard that Woodford Reserve and Buffalo Trace are both aging a 4-grain product right now. I don't know how this will turn out, but it would be interesting to try. I guess I could "gillman" up a batch using existing bottles in my bunker

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    Re: Experimental bourbons you would like to see

    Hey that's what (apparently) Corner Creek did.

    Gary

    P.S. Don't read my last two posts as any shift to brevity.

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    Re: Experimental bourbons you would like to see

    Gary,

    Please elaborate. Are you saying Corner Creek is a mingling of wheat and rye bourbons? I wasn't aware of that.

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    Re: Experimental bourbons you would like to see

    Yes, or that is my belief, rather.

    Gary

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    Corner Creek

    Based on something you've heard/read, or on your opinion of the taste?

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    Re: Corner Creek

    Well, on the label it says, "an exceptional marriage of the finest wheat, rye and corn". So either it is a vatting or a 4-grain, but the former is more likely.

    Gary

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    Re: Corner Creek

    Sorry Gary, can you tell that I have never picked up a bottle?

    Very interesting. I have heard good things about this bottling, but I don't believe I have heard any discussion on the mashbill or the mingling. I'll pick up a bottle this weekend and give it a try.

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    Re: Corner Creek

    Well, it is very good. I like it more now than a few years ago. There was a minty-like taste some years ago that seems lessened now. Label seems unchanged from some years ago so hard to tell the approximate year of the bottling but it was always good, now is even better. Can't say I detect a real difference because of the four grains, though.

    Gary

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    Re: Corner Creek

    Jeff,

    More opinions on Corner Creek here.

    Yours truly,
    Dave Morefield

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    Re: Corner Creek

    Here's its website:
    Corner Creek Bourbon

    which states it is a blend of wheat, corn and rye -- "a selection of the distillery's finest barrels". So, apparently, "vatting" at the dumping level.

 

 

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