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  • BOTM 10/19: Four Roses Single Barrel October 20, 2019
    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 […]

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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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  • Who here shop estate sales for unopened bottles? October 19, 2019
    Here are some of my finds              
  • Murray Method - Interesting Read October 17, 2019
    Thought I'd share an interesting article: https://gearpatrol.com/2019/10/16/jim-murray-interview-whisky-bible/   I honestly haven't picked up a "Bible" since 2013, when I started my journey into bourbon.  But I really didn't realize how strict his regiment is.
  • 1849 8 Year Time Line October 17, 2019
    Hey gents, I am looking for aome guidance here. I'm looking to source a bottle of 1849 8 year from Italy that was bottled in 2003. It has their version of a tax strip. I am curious if it is even possible to tell if these bottles still had stitzel weller juice in them or […]
  • Opened My Most Cherished Bottle October 16, 2019
    Back in 1998, I purchased what has been since, my most cherished bottle of bourbon.  I brought it home then, took it out of its box, placed a sticker on the front of it, and slid it back into its box.  Upon closing, I put a small Post-It note over the top that read:   Open […]

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Premium Bourbon / Specialty Bottlings

  • Larceny Barrel Proof October 8, 2019
    Posted the Label for this one the other day, word is this will be three releases a year at $49.99, have to say I am excited for this.
  • Maker's Mark Wood Finishing Series RC6 September 12, 2019
    I'm not a big Maker's guy but nice to see a limited release at a price accessible for many, at $60 it is below the price of the private selections in most (All?) markets. https://www.gobourbon.com/makers-mark-wood-finishing-series-national-release/
  • Four Roses 2019 SmB LE September 4, 2019
    Didn't see a thread for this yet..   https://fourrosesbourbon.com/bourbon/limited-edition/2019-small-batch/   Quote Non-chill filtered and bottled at a 112.6 proof, the 2019 Limited Edition Small Batch marks the first Four Roses limited-quantity bottling to feature a 21-year-old Bourbon which is from the distillery’s OBSV recipe. This release will also feature a 15-year-old OESK, 15-year-old OESV and […]
  • OF 1910 Returning August 26, 2019
    https://www.breakingbourbon.com/bourbon-whiskey-press-releases/its-back-old-forester-1910-old-fine-whisky-returns-to-shelves?fbclid=IwAR0zKw3IGZGrQh8BodWT0-jly1nDDG7RluTWOSEVMz9nvqBYKamoioZFHO0    Didn't get to try it last time, hope to this time...
  • Alabama ABC Sweepstakes - what to get? August 22, 2019
    I'm no.26 in line for Alabama's ABC "Limited Release Sweepstakes" coming up Saturday.  I've been trying to track down bottles of ETL as my last bottle is at half which has me a little distracted from trying to come up with a "draft board" for the sweepstakes.  Also, the drawing was yesterday and I didn't expect […]

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