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  • BOTM 8/18: Bulleit Bourbon July 31, 2018
    Yeah, I'm early for a change. Every once in a while.......   I couldn't believe it's been over 10 years since this was the BOTM. So....... here we go.    Much has changed with Bulleit in the last couple of years or so.  Four Roses is no longer in the picture, and speculation has it that BF and/or […]

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  • Jim Beam Black Label Change July 9, 2019
    Hey! I was researching the history of Jim Beam Black Label and I found some old bottles with the name Beam's Black Label. Obviously, it's the same stuff, but I was wondering if anyone knows when Beam decided to change the name or why they did? Let me know!
  • Prohibition bottle found. Need info! April 23, 2019
    Hi,   We found this prohibition era bottle of rye when cleaning out my parents house. I couldn’t find any information about it online so I figured I would ask the experts and see if anyone on the forum knows anything further about it. Unopened.    Thank you in advance. 

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  • Is WT Masters Keep worth it? July 15, 2019
    Is the WTMK juice worth the squeeze?  It seems to be thought if very highly by members of this forum and I have the opportunity to get a bottle of Decade or Revival, price TBA.  I have an idea about what would be fair ($150?) but I don't know if that's really sane or not […]
  • Quebec City Trip July 15, 2019
    Any good stops you guys would suggest?  I'll be staying downtown from Tuesday-Thursday.  
  • Help finding shops on Florida to Chicago trip July 14, 2019
    My buddy is doing a road trip from Florida to Chicago. He will take a route through Louisville. Now I know Louisville is prob one of the worst places for tough to find bottles. but that said, we did well in the Total Wine in E Louisville last time. Great prices and bagged an Angels […]
  • Virgin Bourbon formerly 7 yr 101 proof is now NAS July 13, 2019
    I was in NC yesterday and planned to stock up on my favorite bottom shelfer, Virgin Bourbon, a 7 year age stated 101 proofer from Heaven Hill. I know this has limited distribution, but I am fortunate to see it all over in NC and occasionally in VA.   In many of the higher volume […]

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  • J.W. Dant 1969 field birds July 16, 2019
     Anyone know anything about these? 
  • Michter’s 10 2018 vs. 2019 July 2, 2019
    I have a bottle of each, saving one for when my daughter is born in October and the other I’m using as my “ante” for a bourbon fantasy football league I’m in. My question is has anyone had both and can you give your opinion on each and/or which one is better? I want to […]
  • New 14 Year Old Bottled in Bond Bourbon From MGP Is On Its Way July 2, 2019
    Volstead Reserve Quote Remus Volstead Reserve is a one-time-only release. Just 6,000 bottles, priced at $200 each, will be available in 14 states (Arizona, Colorado, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Ohio, Tennessee, Texas, and Wisconsin).  Odds of me buying one, should I see it on a shelf at MSRP are about 50/50.
  • Double Eagle Very Rare July 2, 2019
    This just went up for a lottery pick on the PA Wine and Spirits site, MSRP of $2k.     https://www.gobourbon.com/double-eagle-very-rare-has-landed-from-buffalo-trace/   Looks pretty cool but a tad gaudy with the packaging and way too pricy for my blood.    
  • Maker's Mark 101 Proof - Distillery Only (sort of) July 1, 2019
    FYI. A new Maker's Mark expression will be released at the distillery, a 101 proof bottling. It will also be available at select outlets within KY. It was previously only available in duty free shops.   https://www.gobourbon.com/makers-mark-distillery-only-101-proof-release/

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