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What rye did you purchase today? Fall/Winter 2014


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Seems the Sazerac 18 was pulled from the tank in the spring this year too! I need to look at the one lonely 2014 I got this year and see if mine also says spring!
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Picked up a Ritt BiB DSP 354 today while out house hunting. Finding a good local liquor store is definitely points in this town's favor.

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Was at the local store to enter the Van Winkle raffle and showed my support for the store by bringing home a Babe Saz.

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Picked up a Ritt BiB DSP 354 today while out house hunting. Finding a good local liquor store is definitely points in this town's favor.

Is the DSP 354 stuff better than the "new" label DSP 1?

I was reading some notes that the "new" Rittenhouse tasted better, at least the very recent bottles found on the shelf.

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Is the DSP 354 stuff better than the "new" label DSP 1?

I was reading some notes that the "new" Rittenhouse tasted better, at least the very recent bottles found on the shelf.

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Is the DSP 354 stuff better than the "new" label DSP 1?

I was reading some notes that the "new" Rittenhouse tasted better, at least the very recent bottles found on the shelf.

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Was at the local store to enter the Van Winkle raffle and showed my support for the store by bringing home a Babe Saz.
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I went to Total Wine yesterday to pick up a web order and while there snagged another Sazerac Rye. It's plentiful at the moment, but I remember earlier in the year when it couldn't be found so I'm slowly stocking up here and there.

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Came across one lone bottle of Ritt 354, $21.49...it is going home with me

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Came across one lone bottle of Ritt 354, $21.49...it is going home with me

I actually found myself one of those too; a bit steeper at $25 out the door.

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After getting luck this year picking up THH and Saz 18 at retail it was tough to pony up $70 for a Willet 6yr but bit the bullet anyway.

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Grabbed a local SAOS 8yr 122 proof rye; waiting for my liver to rest up before trying it out, but in this day and age - barrel proof, 8 yr rye for $50 is a steal! And I've yet to come across a SAOS rye I did not like :)

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Grabbed a local SAOS 8yr 122 proof rye; waiting for my liver to rest up before trying it out, but in this day and age - barrel proof, 8 yr rye for $50 is a steal! And I've yet to come across a SAOS rye I did not like :)
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Not a steal at all. Just a fair and reasonable price from a company that I want to continue to purchase whiskey from! And a clear indication that other companies need to reevaluate $70 6yo ryes they are putting on the market. A pretty label is only worth so much... :slappin:
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Grabbed a Rendezvous Rye with the U-Stave finish - Binny's pick. First taste was pretty nice tonight.

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Very fortunate to have brought this one home today.

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Nice score hanging there with some pretty cool friends!

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Nice score hanging there with some pretty cool friends!

I had a good limited release season. A fellow SB member helped me track down the Saz18 and a coworker traveling out of state located the VWFRR for me (as well as a Lot B) to really cap it off. This is my first ever bottle of the VWFRR so I'm pretty jazzed.

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The VWFRR is my favorite rye. Just outstanding imho. I'm fortunate enough to have a couple of bottles, one of which will be opened soon to celebrate the final season of "Justified" which starts soon.

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The VWFRR is my favorite rye. Just outstanding imho. I'm fortunate enough to have a couple of bottles, one of which will be opened soon to celebrate the final season of "Justified" which starts soon.

You have managed to up my expectations for this one. I tried it twice at a bar a year ago and really liked it (more so than most ryes) so I'm really looking forward to getting to know it over the course of an entire bottle.

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