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  • BOTM 11/17: Pikesville Rye November 3, 2017
    Better late than never.   I've been gleaning the site for a while now trying to come up with this months BOTM. I finally decided to go with Pikesville Rye after seeing it mentioned a few times recently.   Although I've tried, for whatever reason, I just can't seem to get into ryes much. Over the years I've […]

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  • Dialogue about whiskey on 'Godless' December 12, 2017
    In the Netflix television western series 'Godless,' cowboys and officers of the law step up to the bar and order a 'bonded.' The series is set in the 1880s, and because the Bottled in Bond act wasn't passed until 1897, I'm not sure that the dialogue is accurate. Director/screenwriter Scott Frank talks about his team's […]
  • Schenley Fairfield Kentucky Plant September 28, 2017
    Can anyone tell me the location of the old Schenley Fairfield Ky distillery or if there is anything left to see? I know at one point it was moved to Bardstown off Bloomfield Rd by the rail road tracks but was still called the Fairfield Distillery.

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  • New Year's Resolution December 14, 2017
    Since my bar and bunker are getting overwhelmed with bottles I'm going to bring my bourbon purchases way down to almost nil until it gets a little more manageable.  I will have one caveat with this in that I will continue to enter lotteries and if I win then I'll make that purchase but if my […]
  • ORVW10 December 14, 2017
    I have a LS owner let me know he just got a bottle in. He has it listed for $100. From reading past posts and with the current bourbon climate that appears to be a fair price. What is the retail price for ORVW10 and for those that have had it is it worth it. 
  • Chicago Trip December 13, 2017
    Are there any store recs on the North Shore that I should visit? Is OWA a rarity in that area or is it somewhat available? Wanting to grab a couple for gifts and my local spots have dried up. Thanks
  • Alright...Alright...Alright December 13, 2017
    Three of my favorite things all together in the same short video.    Keep up the Good Work, Wild Turkey!     

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  • Part of my collection. December 7, 2017
    I've been mostly buying for the last ~10 years and not doing much drinking.  Here's a bit of my bourbon collection.  Also have a good amount of difficult to find tequila's.    
  • Wathen's Barrel Proof December 5, 2017
    Anyone cracked one of these? Apparently they did private barrels for 25 stores around the country. Trying to decide whether or not to snag one...normally not a Wathen's fan but I'm curious about this release. 
  • 2017 Eagle Rare 17 - Value? November 30, 2017
    With such a low bottling this year, what do you all think one of these might be worth in the future?  Fairly new to bourbons, so do low numbers up the secondary value much?  Thanks!
  • Pappy Van Winkle Jell-O Shots (Update) November 29, 2017
    Hi all - here's an update of an old 2014 thread in the "Bourbon & Food" Forum:   https://munchies.vice.com/en_us/article/59ynxb/pappy-van-winkle-jell-o-shots-may-have-gotten-this-bar-blacklisted   Moral of the story - don't mess with my "Pappy", eh?       
  • Jefferson's Presidential 16 year November 19, 2017
    $200 list price.  Wonder if it will be like the 17 and 18 year old Jefferson's of old.   https://www.bourbonbanter.com/drink/drink-reviews/bourbon-reviews/jeffersons-presidential-select-16-year-old-review/#.WhF7sORe59A    

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