The last few nights I've been sampling some VS Old Fitz. Very nice indeed, but not quite as rich and delicious as I remember it being the last time I tried a bottle (about a year ago). Maybe it's me. Anyway, last night I compared the VSOF to some Weller SR and guess what? I prefer the Weller. Apples, spice, sweeter than the Fitz and half the price. Thanks to Mike Veach for praising this stuff.

It got me thinking what a great value bourbon is compared to single malt scotch. Right now, besides the Weller and Fitz, I've got bottles of Russell's Reserve, EC 12, EWSB and KC. Got them all for $20 or less. Of course, I've also got a bottle of Blanton's which is delicious, but twice as good as the others?