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Our Bourbon Of The Month

  • BOTM 8/17: MICHTER'S BOURBON July 31, 2017
    Whadaya know, I'm actually early for a change.  I received a suggestion from a member a while back to have Michter's as BOTM. After marking a few off my own list and my list of suggestions, it's now time for Michter's!    I've only had Michter's a couple of times, so I really can't say much about it. The […]

History

  • Historic Stash Discovered At New Jersey Museum July 18, 2017
    I searched and didn't see this mentioned anywhere yet but forgive me if it has been.   Museum workers uncovered a stash of Revolutionary era wine and Prohibition era bourbon & whiskey while doing some work in the basement/wine cellar of a historic home turned museum...   http://wjactv.com/news/offbeat/gallery-inside-the-secret-wine-stash-from-the-prohibition-discovered-by-museum-workers     Check out how dark some […]
  • Old Hickory Bourbon July 14, 2017
    I found this while gardening in the yard. Can anyone tell me what it is. I think it's a money clip. It's made out of brass. 

General Discussion

Membership

  • Myrtle Beach August 21, 2017
    So I'm heading down to Myrtle Beach 6 days from now and was wondering if there were any good stores in the area or on the way (I'm driving down from Northern VA).  I know that most of the drive is VA and NC which are both state controlled by the ABC's.  I went a […]
  • 80s OGD114 Gift Set in a wood box August 21, 2017
    Anybody know anything about this OGD 114 gift set in a wood box.  Found in a friend's grandfather's house - they think it's from the 80s.       Fill level looks good and the tax stamp is intact!  Anything special or should I use in my next batch of Grandpa Weller's 4 Grain???    […]
  • Wish I had a time machine... August 20, 2017
    Would have picked up a case at $12 a bottle. 
  • What would you buy a case of.... August 20, 2017
    Its common practice in a number of places to 'lay down' a case of wine or port when a child is born, that they then receive on their 21st birthday. the hope is it turns out to be a really nice wine/port and has increased in value.   So if you had to pick a […]

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Premium Bourbon / Specialty Bottlings

  • Old 101 12 year August 20, 2017
    Wondering if anybody on here (someone on here probably has to) knows anything about this particular brand.  I believe this particular bottle pictured was bottled in the 1990's.  It's clearly a Heaven Hill bottling.  That "distilled and bottled in Kentucky" neck tag is a dead ringer for the JTS Brown neck.  And the 12 year […]
  • Heaven Hill American Whiskey Tasting Experience August 18, 2017
    The Va ABC has set up a placeholder on their website for what I assume is a new product from Heaven Hill:    https://www.abc.virginia.gov/products/bourbon/heaven-hill-american-whiskey-tasting-experience#/product?productSize=0   I don't know if they've offered a Heaven Hill product before but I'm curious if anyone has heard about this and if it's worth the $49.99 (500 ml).
  • 160th Anniversary 8yr Chicken Cock August 16, 2017
    Has anybody bought or even tried this one yet?  I like the idea of ordering it directly from the company but $100 for MGP bourbon seems ridiculously high. Sure it's probably gimmicky but the original had quite a bit of history. I saw where barrels #1 and #2 have already sold out. 
  • Has anyone else tried JD Sinatra Select? August 7, 2017
    I had the opportunity over the weekend to try JDSS at a bar. It was a bit pricey, but the pours were generous and we took advantage of a late-night happy hour that got us two-for-one pricing. Knowing that I was unlikely to ever buy a bottle, I took advantage of the opportunity to give […]
  • 11/27/77 Bourbon August 2, 2017
    I'm looking for recommendations on a great 40th birthday Bourbon for one of my best friends. Her birthday is 11/27/77, and I'd love to get a bottle with that date on it. I'm also open to other recommendations! Thanks in advance for your help!

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