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    Gentleman Jack

    Sipping some Gentleman Jack right now, though it is a little early.
    I'm still VERY far from a whiskey connoissuer, but I like this particular pour.

    Good nose and it finishes well with almost no harsh aftertaste. I wish it was a higher proof, though.

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    Re: Gentleman Jack

    Gentleman Jack is extremely good if you like Bananas. And I like bananas like a chimp. It has a distinctive fried Banana chip taste to it.

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    Re: Gentleman Jack

    IIRC, GJ is filtered 3 times. IMO, too much of the original taste of the product is lost.
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    Re: Gentleman Jack

    Quote Originally Posted by mozilla View Post
    IIRC, GJ is filtered 3 times. IMO, too much of the original taste of the product is lost.
    Filtered twice, actually.

    In any case, I've had one bottle and I was quite impressed. I would probably buy it again.

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    Re: Gentleman Jack

    This is my favorite JD offering...

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    Re: Gentleman Jack

    Quote Originally Posted by Sycamore Tree View Post
    Gentleman Jack is extremely good if you like Bananas. And I like bananas like a chimp. It has a distinctive fried Banana chip taste to it.

    wow. my palate must be accurate...just reported in the what are you drinking tonight thread, i said

    "first big sensation is butter or butteriness...would this simply be regular JD watered down (with good water!) and a pad of Amish butter???? nah...but it's really nice, almost BUTTERSCOTCHy....and, yes, i am sensing sauteed plantains or fried green bananas....

    this is pretty much liquid stealth candy.

    nice. very nice. when i am in the mood for something that isn't too complex at all, but interesting enough. and i know it won't bite me.

    impressive! at least in the sense that i was expecting something TOTALLY different. maybe that's the key to this first pour.

    i still prefer a real love bite in my whiskey and bourbons, but this is different enough. and now i am interested in the barrel select version of JD...."

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    Re: Gentleman Jack

    I find it to most reminiscent of apple cider...

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    Re: Gentleman Jack

    Quote Originally Posted by Megawatt View Post
    I find it to most reminiscent of apple cider...

    i tried again and i sense that since you mention it. it's got a few things going on. nothing too complex or too simple. interesting bottle for sure.
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    Re: Gentleman Jack

    Quote Originally Posted by mozilla View Post
    IIRC, GJ is filtered 3 times. IMO, too much of the original taste of the product is lost.
    (orange italics bold MY EMPHASIS!!! )

    that might be a good thing...

    but all kidding aside, i am now finishing this little bottle off in 3 days easily because it is too easy to down. like candy. almost.

    and i have to add, i am still intrigued by this non-bourbon southern whiskey...

    aside from the established plantain/banana presence and butterscotch, i am actually catching odd WHIFFS of pecans.....

    = pralines

    ....now what about folks who have never tasted bananas or pralines.......what would they experience?

    the question arises:

    the Tabula Rasa tongue??????
    Last edited by polyamnesia; 11-08-2007 at 14:51.
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    Re: Gentleman Jack

    Quote Originally Posted by CrownVicLX View Post
    Sipping some Gentleman Jack right now, though it is a little early.
    I'm still VERY far from a whiskey connoissuer, but I like this particular pour.

    Good nose and it finishes well with almost no harsh aftertaste. I wish it was a higher proof, though.
    Ditto on the higher proof. I do not like JD. However, I wanted to buy a bottle of whiskey to keep at my parents house. I also wanted to get something that my brother-in-law would like as well. Since he does like JD I decided (after consulting this site, of course) to get a bottle of GJ. I was pleasantly surprised. It seems that the extra run through the charcoal gives it a really nice heavy-on-the-char taste... which I like. I'd certainly buy it again. Now, if only I can get my brother-in-law into real whiskey!
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