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    Some good finds in Des Plaines, IL

    Anyone in the Chicago area looking for some cool finds might want to check out Foremost Liquors on Elmhurst just north of Oakton. I stopped by tonight on my way back from Binny's and they had the following:

    Blantons Silver - $29
    IW Harper 12 Decanter - $19
    IW Harper 15 - $29
    Old Charters Proprietors Reserve - $29 (Oringinal BHC)
    Very Special Old Fitzgerald - $29 (Original BHC)
    EWSB 1990 - $???

    BTW - Binny's in Des Plaines had a few George T Stagg and Sazerac 18 bottles from this years BTAC collection. Both were $59.

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    Re: Some good finds in Des Plaines, IL

    I thought the Blantons silver was for export only?

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    Re: Some good finds in Des Plaines, IL

    I believe you are correct, but they are selling it for what seems to be an incredible price.

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    Re: Some good finds in Des Plaines, IL

    Some very nice items there, I wish I lived closer to go get em.

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    Re: Some good finds in Des Plaines, IL

    Quite a few stores have managed to get BT to put a store selection of Blanton's in the Silver box...was this actually the 98 proof silver or just the 93 proof in the shiny box?
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    Re: Some good finds in Des Plaines, IL

    This was a 98 proof silver labeled Blanton's. I think they had about 4-5 bottles all priced at $29. I was shocked myself when I saw it...

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    Re: Some good finds in Des Plaines, IL

    If it's truly the 98p Silver, that's a great price. I paid $30 for mine last year overseas.
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    Re: Some good finds in Des Plaines, IL

    Hey Greg, what did you think of the Blanton's Silver?

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    Re: Some good finds in Des Plaines, IL

    I paid $130 for Blantons Silver!
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    Re: Some good finds in Des Plaines, IL

    The Blanton's Silvers have labels attached to them from the Illinois Liquor Commission stating they are distressed from a fire.

 

 

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