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kcgumbohead

Wilderness Trial BP rye from my April trip. I really love this whiskey, its fine at BP but really shine IMO with a few drops of water , multilayered, complex I get a delicious apricot note from it among many others then into a long lasting finish with hints of dark chocolate. The deeper I get into this bottle the more I like it, glad I hear it will be available without a road trip!! Though I do love that road trip :).

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EarthQuake
9 hours ago, kcgumbohead said:

Wilderness Trial BP rye from my April trip. I really love this whiskey, its fine at BP but really shine IMO with a few drops of water , multilayered, complex I get a delicious apricot note from it among many others then into a long lasting finish with hints of dark chocolate. The deeper I get into this bottle the more I like it, glad I hear it will be available without a road trip!! Though I do love that road trip :).

This is just starting to show up in Iowa, and everyone seems to think highly of it. I'll probably grab one of the local stores get it.

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flahute
10 hours ago, kcgumbohead said:

Wilderness Trial BP rye from my April trip. I really love this whiskey, its fine at BP but really shine IMO with a few drops of water , multilayered, complex I get a delicious apricot note from it among many others then into a long lasting finish with hints of dark chocolate. The deeper I get into this bottle the more I like it, glad I hear it will be available without a road trip!! Though I do love that road trip :).

Wilderness Trail is absolutely killing it with their BP rye.

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Oli77

^ could not agree more. Outstanding product that will likely get better with age. 

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Paddy

Pikesville is hitting on all cylinders tonight.  Rich, thick, balanced and a great finish.  Times like this make me wonder why I even bother chasing anything else...

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kcgumbohead

Last night was all set to be a 4R night and then at the last second I switched gears and returned to the WTr BP rye I went on about a couple days ago. It didn't disappoint and as I said before I am enjoying what I already liked on initial sip even more with each successive dram. 

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GaryT

Staying with Beam after some delicious Baker's and capping tonight off with some KCCS Rye.  @#$%^* delicious!

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TwoFingers

Opened a HW Rendezvous Rye.  My first time with this (or any HW product) and I must say that I am pretty pleased with it.   The price has come down on it recently, most likely due to addition of their own distillate, and I won't complain about that. 

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Marekv8

Another owl— haven’t really seen much press on this release...

 

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0895
17 hours ago, Marekv8 said:

Another owl— haven’t really seen much press on this release...

 

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Is that batch 3?

I'd be interested to hear what you think.  Especially if you tried batch 1 and 2.

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beasled

It's a warm night here in the UK. Jack rye on the rocks is tasting good.

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Marekv8
4 hours ago, 0895 said:

Is that batch 3?

I'd be interested to hear what you think.  Especially if you tried batch 1 and 2.

 

Yes, it's Batch 3-- with Batch 2 still sitting on the shelf. You would think they would've noticed the negatives in their secondary pricing structure by now. At least it's carrying an age statement.

 

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arifried44

This Jack Daniels Tennessee Tasters Selection rye is one of the best I’ve had in a long time, and that includes this year’s Michter’s BP. If you see it, snatch it up. Here it’s 40/375ml and worth every penny. 

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lcpfratn
This Jack Daniels Tennessee Tasters Selection rye is one of the best I’ve had in a long time, and that includes this year’s Michter’s BP. If you see it, snatch it up. Here it’s 40/375ml and worth every penny. 
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tanstaafl2
On 8/24/2019 at 6:07 PM, Marekv8 said:

 

Yes, it's Batch 3-- with Batch 2 still sitting on the shelf. You would think they would've noticed the negatives in their secondary pricing structure by now. At least it's carrying an age statement.

 

 

 

 

So is it the same price as Batch 2? More? I likely won't buy without trying first and even then not anywhere close to Batch 2 cost. It is maybe worth $100 to me. Emphasis on maybe.

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Marekv8
1 hour ago, tanstaafl2 said:

So is it the same price as Batch 2? More? I likely won't buy without trying first and even then not anywhere close to Batch 2 cost. It is maybe worth $100 to me. Emphasis on maybe.

 

It was $165.00-- which puts it dead in the middle between the Wild Turkey Cornerstone and Whistlepig 15yo.

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DCMC

Angel’s Envy Rye must be your next foray into Rye. You’ll be amazed. Robust flavor and dangerously smooth. 

 

Also, I toured the facility in Louisville last week.  Some Marine buddies and I. They treated us like kings. Great experience 

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BMartin42

Opened a Pikesville last night. My first full bottle of it. I had the little bottle that came in that HH sampler gift pack and had bought a full bottle based on that. Really enjoyable.

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Obeezy1Kaneezy

I know I’ve seen some mixed reviews on this one, but I really like it.  In this day of overpriced products, I think it’s pretty fairly priced as well. 

 

 

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Clueby
29 minutes ago, Obeezy1Kaneezy said:

I know I’ve seen some mixed reviews on this one, but I really like it.  In this day of overpriced products, I think it’s pretty fairly priced as well. 

 

 

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Tried some of that KC2B today and really enjoyed it.

 

Cracked open this bottle today at a rye tasting. Batch 2 from 2018 and it was stellar!

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lcpfratn
Angel’s Envy Rye must be your next foray into Rye. You’ll be amazed. Robust flavor and dangerously smooth. 
 
Also, I toured the facility in Louisville last week.  Some Marine buddies and I. They treated us like kings. Great experience 

I like it, but it is a rum finished rye, so it might not be for everyone. I’ve been to a lot of the Kentucky Distilleries, but I still haven’t made it to the Angel’s Envy Distillery. It sounds like you had a great time during your visit. Semper Fi Marine!
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JCwhammie
23 hours ago, Clueby said:

Tried some of that KC2B today and really enjoyed it.

 

Cracked open this bottle today at a rye tasting. Batch 2 from 2018 and it was stellar!

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My favorite pour of the night. I'll definitely add a bottle next time they release it. 

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Clueby
1 hour ago, JCwhammie said:

My favorite pour of the night. I'll definitely add a bottle next time they release it. 

I was stunned when I tried Eric's batch 1 from 2017. I ended up not getting a bottle of batch 3 this summer as finances were a little tight at the time. I even told the owner/distiller that not only was this "Handy-good" it was very Handy like as well.

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marshall9779

2nd go with this last night. Still damn good no matter what the price is but the price makes it even better I think.
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dad-proof

Picked up the JD Tennessee Tasters Rye based on the positive words above. Looking forward to it.

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