Bourbon thread- The world's best brown liquor

Discussion in 'The Mainboard' started by Artoo, Apr 20, 2015.

  1. pperc15

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    Thanks. Where are you located? I’m shocked the Barrel Proof would be sitting on the shelf at that price.

    I still have my ETLs. Considering trading one for a W12 1.75 or something of that ilk. Not sure about access to more, probably not, but will see in a couple of weeks when they do the 3rd Wednesday of the month online release.

    Edit: minis sold out in PA but I’ll keep an eye on the inventory.
     
  2. Gotch Yarbrough

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    I'm in Iowa, small batch and single barrel both sit at the two decent non-chain liquor stores around here for some reason.
     
  3. pperc15

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    Gotcha. I can get both of those in PA fairly easily right now.
     
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  4. g8r

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    The blantons is $60ish. I am not sure the price on the minis. Will let you know.
     
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  5. g8r

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    What is your timeline? I will check on some tomorrow.
     
  6. Gotch Yarbrough

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    Mid May or so, so no real rush. Appreciate it!
     
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  7. Daniel Ocean

    Daniel Ocean I only lied about being a thief
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    Ended up picking up a Michters small batch for $40 thanks to BevMo price match. Hope it makes a decent sipper while I wait for my Blantons to come in stock.
     
  8. Daniel Ocean

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    Glass and stones thanks to my SS Beeds07
    Grilled some steaks and enjoying some imo great bourbon

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  9. Daniel Ocean

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    As a novice all I can say is that it was great. For $41 it was a great buy. Might become my go to if I can’t find blantons for a decent price. Had 2 two finger pours that is my limit with the new diet. Anything more and I don’t sip and I might as well be drinking fireball
     
  10. The_Baumer

    The_Baumer Go Mordecai!

    I’ll drink Michter’s Small Batch any time. It’s solid and generally available at all times.
     
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  11. Daniel Ocean

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    Yeah this was solid. I really liked it and had fight everything to stop at my 2nd two fingers. BevMo employee told me he thought Blantons was 75. I’d rather have this at almost half the price.
     
  12. HotButteredGrits

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    I love Michter's. I've been trying to acquire what I can, when I can as it goes and comes here locally. The best basic bottle I think is their American Whisky. Sour Mash is solid. The small batch Bourbon is great daily drinker. I use the Straight Rye mostly in Old Fashioneds and Manhattans. I have a bottle of the M10 and M10 Rye that I've yet to open but I know the M10 is incredible. Looking to get the Toasted Bourbon and a lot of folks say the Toasted Rye is the best of them all. Those are hard to find outside of secondary pricing.

    And they just opened a new distillery in Louisville and they are selling these there now:

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  13. Daniel Ocean

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    Mitchers 10 year was my first bourbon before that I was mostly an Irish whiskey guy. Picked up a bottle on a whim. It was 90 at the time and my wife thought I was crazy to spend that much on something I’d never tasted and didn’t know if i would like. Looking back I wish l’d bought more. But, at least I can say I’ve drank $300 (current price) bourbon.
     
  14. pperc15

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    Interesting, what’s the Port Nelson?
     
  15. Daniel Ocean

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    Came in 65 a bottle limit was 2 at BevMo. Saw the Mchters Small batch for 59 a bottle. I paid 40 because of the price match they do.

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  16. pperc15

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    Congrats!
     
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  17. Daniel Ocean

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    Thanks. Wish I could have bought more but I am happy. I like the Mitchers I bought too so I am stocked for a bit.
     
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  18. kentucky_dawg

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    Picked this up today. $83 after tax.

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  19. pperc15

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    well played. good stuff.
     
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  20. Fargin' Icehole

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    So Booker's 30th came to the VA warehouse. Some people figured out you could special order it through the stores....by the case. People were getting 2 cases at a time. No limits. I was a day too late. Sonofa....
     
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  21. Lipp

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    Booker’s is hard to get now too?
     
  22. 09knight

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    My abc hookup just told me he has a bottle of OWA for me. Florida people, if you’re looking it appears Abc’s just got a drop/are getting a drop this week
     
  23. CocaineOrgy

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    ABC Store Pick OWA hit the AL package stores this week. snagged two yesterday.
     
  24. Fargin' Icehole

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    Shit sorry, Booker's 30th.

    Edited
     
  25. pperc15

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    Makes me nervous for secondary value of B30. Was hoping to trade one of mine for something like a GTS.
     
  26. Daniel Ocean

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    Not a big and maybe it’s been discussed before but I was wondering if anyone knows why Makers Mark is spelled without the “e” in whiskey?
     
  27. goblue31602

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    Ireland uses an e, Scotland doesn't. Makers, Old Forester, and Dickel use the Scottish spelling for some reason.
     
  28. Daniel Ocean

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    Yeah I know about the spelling difference I was just wondering why in this case they use the scotts way in if anyone knew why. Like I said no biggie just noticed it today at a store just struck me as odd.
     
  29. NYGator

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    I love Michter’s. Toasted rye is my favorite.
     
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  30. Detlef Schrempf

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    It’s great
     
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  31. El Tiburon

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    I don't know much about bourbon, as I'm still fairly new to drinking it. But I did pick up a bottle of Clyde Mays Straight Bourbon and it's pretty damned tasty, IMO.