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    Anyone familiar with... Classic Cask

    Classic Cask Bourbon, 17yr. Single Barrel Ketucky Bourbon?

    Someone asked about this on one of the cigar forums I frequent, and no one had ever heard of it. Any info here in StraightBourbon-land?

    TIA.

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    Re: Anyone familiar with... Classic Cask

    OK Doug here's all I can tell you about Classic Cask. It's an Even Kulsveen brand. I went ahead and bumped up a thread for you to read. There is also a thread down in the rye topic board that talks about Classic Cask, I think Ralph Whilps either has or had a bottle. I've neither seen nor tasted that whiskey.

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    Re: Anyone familiar with... Classic Cask

    HAD a bottle, Linn - I'm pleased to inform you that the substance was quickly neutralized by passing it through the organic filter previously described in the Rye section. Good stuff, but way overpriced compared to the equally delicious Van Winkle and Hirsch ryes.

    Ralph Wilps

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    Re: Anyone familiar with... Classic Cask

    The Classic Cask I have is not rye. Can anyone point me to the rye thread? BTW, this is the batch that was purchased/bottled for Alan @ SMSWS.

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    Re: Anyone familiar with... Classic Cask

    Go to the main index, and look down to the rye section - I think the thread on Classic Cask Rye is "a new rye", started by me. Good luck!

    Ralph Wilps

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    Re: Anyone familiar with... Classic Cask

    Doug/Linn,

    Not Kulsveen. The Classic Cask 17y was a single 'batch' sale from BT to a gentleman known for his Scotch whiskey. He wanted to have a distinctive bourbon product in his line. Can't remember his name. I think there were just 600 bottles made of the Classic 17 and it was an expensive private label, around $70. There was a 15y rye as well. I saw both bottles in Tenn.

    Compare the Classic 17 to Eagle Rare 17y -- there should not be much difference in taste.

    Omar

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    Re: Anyone familiar with... Classic Cask

    >> single 'batch' sale from BT to a gentleman known for his Scotch whiskey. <<

    "BT" =

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    Re: Anyone familiar with... Classic Cask

    The Buffalo Trace Distillery !!

    TomC

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    Re: Anyone familiar with... Classic Cask

    Omar it had to be bottled by Kulsveen at his Willet bottling line, since the label was reported as reading "Bottled in Bardstown, KY". I went ahead and bumped that thread also.

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    Re: Anyone familiar with... Classic Cask

    I believe it is a special bottling for Alan Shayne (sp?) president of the Scotch Malt Whisky Society of America. It has gotten pretty good reviews in a couple spirits rags.

 

 

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