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Our Bourbon Of The Month

  • BOTM 2/18: Jim Beam Distiller's Cut February 1, 2018
    Well whadaya know? We have something new and different for this month's BOTM, and  I'm actually early for a change.  Truth be told, I bought a bottle of this a few weeks ago, and I've had it all lined up and ready to go.    Even after reading what some folks have said about this one, I have to say […]

History

  • America's oldest liquor store January 12, 2018
    Not really bourbon history but definitely related I think.   I went to Tavern Wine and Spirits in Charleston, SC yesterday and they claim to be the oldest liquor store in the country.  It is a very small store of two rooms and is packed with great bottles. Prices are obviously geared toward the tourist crowd […]
  • A Total Mystery December 18, 2017
    Good Day Ladies and Gentlemen!             I have a bit of a mystery here. I found this bottle of bourbon in the back of a cabinet in my basement. I cannot find any information on it at all aside from the tax stamp that indicates that it was bottled in the […]

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  • Most disappointing purchase and regretted pass in 2017 February 16, 2018
    Thought this would be a fun topic. What purchase most disappointed you in 2017? What pass in 2017 do you most regret? For me Noah's Mill was the biggest disappointment and Wathens Barrel Proof was my most regretted pass. I didn't really know what what the Wathens was at the time but now looking back […]
  • Question For Kentucky Crew February 13, 2018
    Next month meeting up with friends to do the bourbon trail. We rented a house in Taylorsville, which seems a good location. Will be coming down from the Indiana suburbs going east through Louisville then taking 155 to Taylorsville. This will be on a Saturday and want to stop at Kroger or near interstate LS […]
  • Any Hidden Gems Here? February 12, 2018
    The pictures aren't great, but there are so many of you that recognize so many things by pieces of bottle or label, that I thought the gallery might point out a direction. Here are a couple shots of choices that I haven't tried. I was wondering if any of these were "stop the bus" choices. […]
  • Elmer T. Lee BUB February 11, 2018
    Anyone have one of these?https://whiskeyid.com/elmer-t-lee-107pf-1990/elmer_t_lee_107_bub_front/ ETL old black bottle 107 proof? Have never seen this until today. Never seen it talked about on here...way back, looks like they referred to it as BUB, butt ugly bottle?  

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Premium Bourbon / Specialty Bottlings

  • EH Four Grain 2018 Release February 12, 2018
    Anyone seeing these hit the stores yet? I have heard a handful of different stories from it got pushed back several times now to not due out till March. I heard they were to hit my local stores in Feb/March last year so Im kind of on the hunt. Wondering if anyone has had a […]
  • Russell's Reserve 2002 February 11, 2018
    Just take my money, credit to SKU. https://www.ttbonline.gov/colasonline/viewColaDetails.do?action=publicFormDisplay&ttbid=18037001000963
  • Single Barrel and Store Picks? February 8, 2018
    I'm kind of curious what it is that make single barrel bourbons and store picks so desirable? 
  • Blantons question February 8, 2018
    I want to know your opinion. We are breaking in my buddies new house in about 3 weeks. I like the Blantons Gold and he prefers the SFTB. Which would be your choice? Any particular barrel I should try to get?   Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  • Does anyone know where I can find a Willett Family Estate Wheater for sale at ok pricing? February 5, 2018
    Hi all,   I am not a fan of secondary pricing but I tried a bottle from Singapore, C45A, that was sublime.  Would anyone know where I could possibly try to find one, or, find something like it?  Not interested in Craigslist.

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