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fishnbowljoe

I haven’t decided on tonight’s pour(s) yet. Last night I had a pour of Weller SR. ?  Then I had a pour of Weller SR, and added some ps KCsiB. ? ?

 

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Started out tonite with another GW4G from the fridge - gonna' have a L&K pick WFP ("Yes" - NCF) neat with a grilled dry-aged Wagyu sirloin strip from the barbie (Pittsburgh rare) accompanied by stir-fried (sauteed) spinach and shitake mushrooms.  Oh yeah, oven-baked russet potatoes with REAL Kerry Gold butter.  SWMBO said she wasn't cooking tonite after another 90+ sunny day so I volunteered to do dinner.  What a guy, eh?   ?

 

 

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16 minutes ago, GeeTen said:

Started out tonite with another GW4G from the fridge - gonna' have a WFP neat with a grilled dry-aged Wagyu sirloin strip from the barbie (Pittsburgh rare) accompanied by stir-fried (sauteed) spinach and shitake mushrooms.  Oh yeah, oven-baked russet potatoes with REAL Kerry Gold butter.  SWMBO said she wasn't cooking tonite after another 90+ sunny day so I volunteered to do dinner.  What a guy, eh?   ?

 

 


OK what's the deal with Kerrygold?? It's a supermarket staple over here in the UK and I keep seeing it referred to with grandeur in the States which I find a bit beguiling! :D

 

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12 minutes ago, beasled said:


OK what's the deal with Kerrygold?? It's a supermarket staple over here in the UK and I keep seeing it referred to with grandeur in the States which I find a bit beguiling! :D

 

My daughter's Irish (Belfast) in-laws swear by the stuff.  Irish soda bread, mainly.  It's good, maybe really good.  But we have it mainly for the grandbabies and the when the in-laws come to town.  Besides, they correct my Gaelic all the time when we talk single malt scotch and Irish whiskey.  No substitute for the "real" thing, eh?   ?

 

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10 minutes ago, GeeTen said:

My daughter's Irish (Belfast) in-laws swear by the stuff.  Irish soda bread, mainly.  It's good, maybe really good.  But we have it mainly for the grandbabies and the when the in-laws come to town.  Besides, they correct my Gaelic all the time when we talk single malt scotch and Irish whiskey.  No substitute for the "real" thing, eh?   ?

 

Well I marvelled at 'whipped' butter daily on my last US trip, never heard of it but couldn't get enough :D 


As for the 'real' thing, well that's whatever makes the moment a moment, whether it's butter or bourbon or anything inbetween. That steak sounds fantastic (I had to google Pittsburgh rare!). 

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Retirement: Sanded stationed the front  entrance door yesterday.  Today I put on a couple of coats of polyurethane.  It turn out even better than I hoped so had a solid of WSR  to celebrate.  
I made a homemade red sauce and pasta for dinner.  Threw together a side caprese salad from the garden.

After dinner is a SB OGW blend . It was a good day!

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I really like the French butters I get from our local Wegmans. Although kerrygold did one of the best blue cheeses I ever had.

 

On topic, but wrong forum I filtered my dusty of pritchard's rye that started to experience sediment and am having one of the last pours.

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Today? Evan Williams.  Only because my Wife got me a really cool decanter so I put my EW in it as a test.  So now I'm drinking on it as if it were my only bottle.  Well, for the most part.

Still good stuff!

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Haven't bought a HM 10yo since the price went up, so I had to pull this one from the bunker.  87°, a healthy pour and lots of ice.

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With the week long return if some serious heat and humidity, I have started getting into the whole freezer thing.  It’s a nice change of pace on those really hot days.

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15 hours ago, Bret Bret said:

Haven't bought a HM 10yo since the price went up, so I had to pull this one from the bunker.  87°, a healthy pour and lots of ice.

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87?  When is summer coming? ?

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5 minutes ago, Clueby said:

87?  When is summer coming? ?

No comment. ? 
 

Biba! Joe

 

 

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Haven't been imbibing that much lately as it's been so hot that nothing really sounded good.  Last night I just decided "screw the heat" I'm going to have some.  Started with WSR and then opened a PS of WTKS.  It sometimes amazes me that as much as I DON'T like WT 101, I really DO like WTKS and for that matter WTRB & Russells.

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Last night I had a night cap of WT101 on the rocks, but with the heat lately I have also been enjoying Ancient Age from the freezer or on the rocks.

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Last night, I had a bit of ECSB. I love Kerry gold butter as it reminds me of the All Jersey milk products I grew up on.  The grassy notes in the milk from grazed cows gives it a different taste from alfalfa fed cattle. However, I was told that you can’t get kerrygold in Wisconsin. 

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Hitting the RV stash tonight. Having a bit of michter’s tonight. 

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20 minutes ago, beasled said:

Ok mods can we get a Butter forum? 

 

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Had some Barrell bourbon batch 24, that is very good, and  some EHT rye after that. All good stuff...

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+1 on the Kerrygold!! (ancestors from the Republic of IRE) it always reminds me of the wonderful visit we had to the ancestral homeland 5 yrs ago. Not big on the whisky but love the country and all the people we met. On topic,  twas the  final pour from a 4RPS OBSO.  4RPS are the summit of my personal mount bourbon  or of whiskey as a whole for that matter (followed VERY closely by the house of Russell). It only reinforces just how varied and damn tasty those 10 recipes can be. Thank you Mr. Rutledge!!

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Giving a thumbs up to @beasled for being first to post they got the reference of the GIF I posted...... ? ?

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