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smokinjoe

I have to say that I’ll be a “Buy” on this one (first PHC in a couple of years that I’m high on...) A very nice age at 8y in a #5 Char, high up in the rickhouse, portends some good things for me on the age management side.  105 pr and NCF are both pluses, as well, though I find it interesting that proof is lower than Pikesville.  Money to charity, is gravy.  

 

 

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Vosgar
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From their website: "Heaven Hill will continue this legacy and contribute a portion of the proceeds from each bottle sold to the ALS Association." 

 

Without a doubt a very worthwhile charity that many of us SB members have contributed to. I just hope that at the price they're charging for this release it's a HUGE portion of the proceeds.

 

(there you go Steve, some of my grumpy bastardness coming out)

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flahute
18 hours ago, Vosgar said:

From their website: "Heaven Hill will continue this legacy and contribute a portion of the proceeds from each bottle sold to the ALS Association." 

 

Without a doubt a very worthwhile charity that many of us SB members have contributed to. I just hope that at the price they're charging for this release it's a HUGE portion of the proceeds.

 

(there you go Steve, some of my grumpy bastardness coming out)

More please. 

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Vosgar
4 hours ago, flahute said:

More please. 

I'll be nice as I sit here enjoying some PHC POH tonight. This whiskey is 96 proof, 10yrs old, cost $85.99 and is outstanding. Definitely a wonderful bottle and I'm darn glad I have one more left. According to its neck tag, $20 of each bottle was going to be donated to the ALS Association, so using slightly fuzzy math HH should donate around $40 of this years bottle to the Association. I'm hoping they do more.

 

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flahute
44 minutes ago, Vosgar said:

I'll be nice as I sit here enjoying some PHC POH tonight. This whiskey is 96 proof, 10yrs old, cost $85.99 and is outstanding. Definitely a wonderful bottle and I'm darn glad I have one more left. According to its neck tag, $20 of each bottle was going to be donated to the ALS Association, so using slightly fuzzy math HH should donate around $40 of this years bottle to the Association. I'm hoping they do more.

 

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Now we’re talking. 

Spot on points all around. 

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Bob_Loblaw
On 7/28/2019 at 12:52 AM, Kepler said:

HH PHC vs. WT Master's Keep this fall.   Rye battle royale.  My early money's on the turkey...

I think both are priced a bit higher than I would prefer, but I do want to do this comparison and its kind of cool that both are doing Rye's this year.

 

Sad that when KO 11 year rye batch one came out I poo-pooed the $130 asking price.  Oh how quickly times have changed and my price threshhold just keeps going up with the rising prices.  

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The Black Tot

If it were released across the valley at Willett, an 8yr rye would easily be more expensive, and gobbled up immediately.

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lcpfratn
If it were released across the valley at Willett, an 8yr rye would easily be more expensive, and gobbled up immediately.

True dat!

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Bob_Loblaw

Initial review on breaking bourbon not very favorable on this one.  While I generally prefer to form my own opinions as prices start to escalate certain buying decisions may be influenced by the reviews.

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Marekv8

The nosing and tasting experience may not come into play, I just received an email blast from Heaven Hill containing a link to a fluff pay-to-play article touting this release as THE MOST COLLECTIBLE RYE WHISKEY OF THE YEAR.

 

What a turn off.

 

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marshall9779
Initial review on breaking bourbon not very favorable on this one.  While I generally prefer to form my own opinions as prices start to escalate certain buying decisions may be influenced by the reviews.

Bourbon Pursuit didn’t give a good review either.

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Richnimrod
37 minutes ago, marshall9779 said:


Bourbon Pursuit didn’t give a good review either.

But..., But... It's soooo COLLECTIBLE...       That's what's really important, no?

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LCWoody

Maybe its a bad year for Ryes, because I wasn't impressed with WTMK Rye ether.  I just picked up a Michters 10y Rye today...…… maybe I should bring it back...….

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