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So, as some of you may have seen, Joe has asked me to take over the BOTM forum. I'm hesitant to do so as I have very large shoes to fill. Let's all thank Joe for his many years of service doing this! Some of you may be wondering if my status as board […]
I recently discover a bottle of "Federal Reserve Green Label" in a family collection I was cleaning out. I have been unable to find any information on who was the distillery or who bottled it. I would have assumed since its "The World's Finest Bourbon" I should have found something on it. It had been opened […]
Wondering if anyone has information on Old Poindexter distillery out of Lexington, KY. From what I've read they are a closed distillery pre-prohibition, later Schenley bought rights and trademark in 1934. I'm wondering what happened with bottle releases after the Schenley purchase. I've only seen a few bottles after '34, but bottles seem to have conflicting […]
For my birthday my wife is taking me to a distillery of my choice (I chose Stitzel-Weller) and letting me pick out a bourbon I really want. I’m fairly new to fine bourbon though not new to bourbon overall. I’d like to keep the cost to around $100. What would you guys choose?
Curious if anyone has experience picking an OF barrel? There is a liquor store in my state that has an OF pick that claimed to not have been given an age statement when picked. Now store manager making claim that he was told it was probably somewhere between 12 and 15 years old but no […]
Yesterday (Monday) I traveled with Eric of Packages & More (also Mammoth Liquors in Cave City and Campbellsville) to Willett in Bardstown for a private barrel selection. I have done quite a few barrel selections with Eric in the past but this was the first on site selection from Willett. There were a few others […]
I'm sure this is a silly question, but would there be a better location to post recipes to make copy-cat (aka Poor Man's Blends) than the General Bourbon Discussion board? I ask this because I have several recipes that I would love to share with the community.
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Like the old saying, “Time to buy it is when you see it!” Ive never seen CoK on the shelf, so I grabbed it (little hesitation). It’s the most I’ve ever paid for a bottle of bourbon besides my PVW20. This was $155. Its batch #3. It’s so new, I get zero […]
Here you go. For only $10,000 per bottle you can be one of the lucky few to be able to buy this special release of Makers Mark!! http://kentuckysportsradio.com/main/uk-athletics-releases-million-dollar-bottle-of-makers-mark/#comments
The Heaven Hill website (https://heavenhilldistillery.com/old-fitzgerald.php) indicates that the Fall 2019 Old Fitz release exists and is 15 years old. Has anyone seen or heard anything on this one? I don't remember last year's fall release being so late in the year (tomorrow is November after all), but maybe I'm just forgetting.
Went to a MGP tasting at the LS last night, primarily featuring Rossville Union Rye lineup, but we finished with the Remus Repeal Reserve Series 2 and Series 3 (being released shortly). At $85, the Reserve series is in a funny position to me. Yes, its solid MGP, in the 12ish yr range, but not […]
Couldn’t find a previous thread although there probably is one. With the arrival of the 2019 OFBB it was time for our annual review. In my case it goes back to 2012. So which of these is not like the other? if you said the 11 year old age statement on […]
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