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    Van Winkle 12

    I've been away from here for a little while, and it'll take me a bit to get caught back up, so bear with if the following has been already asked infinitum, but I was wondering, is the 12 year old Van Winkle Reserve still SW? Just curious, as even if it isn't, no big deal, cause everything the Van Winkles put their name on is a top notch product, regardless of where it's distilled, just that there's is a bit of nostalgia for me and my family for anything from the old SW distillery.

    Thanks,

    James

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    Re: Van Winkle 12

    We understood from comments made by Chuck Cowdery previously that this is S-W whiskey that is disappearing as we type. Chuck, Julian, anybody...is this correct?

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    Re: Van Winkle 12

    As I understand it, you are correct.
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    Re: Van Winkle 12

    Our 12-year VW is now Bernheim distillation & mighty fine whiskey!!
    Julian

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    Re: Van Winkle 12

    Our 12-year VW is now Bernheim distillation & mighty fine whiskey!!
    Julian
    Great! - Looking forward to trying the new distillation. Just out of curiosity, though, how does one distinguish between a bottle of Bernheim and one of SW?

    James

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    Re: Van Winkle 12

    Our 12-year VW is now Bernheim distillation & mighty fine whiskey!!
    Julian
    How can I see on the label if it is a SW or a Bernheim?

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    Re: Van Winkle 12

    Our 12-year VW is now Bernheim distillation & mighty fine whiskey!!
    Julian
    Thanks for the correction re origin - it is, indeed, mighty fine!

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    Re: Van Winkle 12

    The only way to tell the difference is to taste them.

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    Re: Van Winkle 12

    I'm looking forward to trying the new one.......I'll be sure and post my comments. That older 12yo sure was good though......I'm down to five cases of it!

    Randy

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    Re: Van Winkle 12

    The only way to tell the difference is to taste them.
    Sounds good to me!



    Thanks,

    James

 

 

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