Cigar Asylum Cigar Forum  

Go Back   Cigar Asylum Cigar Forum > Non Cigar Specialty Forums > Wine, Beer, and Spirits

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 12-30-2019, 10:14 AM   #1881
stearns
Dogbert Consultant
 
stearns's Avatar
16
 
Join Date: Oct 2008
First Name: Ben
Location: Park Hill
Posts: 5,001
Trading: (50)
RA
stearns is a name known to allstearns is a name known to allstearns is a name known to allstearns is a name known to allstearns is a name known to allstearns is a name known to all
Default Re: The Bourbon Thread!!

Based on the absurd range of bottles at reasonable prices and the fact that they never take inventory/ship to anywhere, I'm going to assume it's a sham site. Fun to look through and day dream about though!
__________________
"I was unaware I had an appointment with you fine people today, it turns out I have another engagement, I plan to get drunk, thank you." - Jim Lahey RIP
stearns is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-30-2019, 10:16 AM   #1882
icehog3
Admiral Douchebag
 
icehog3's Avatar
15
 
Join Date: Oct 2008
First Name: Tom
Location: Clermont, Kentucky
Posts: 66,664
Trading: (61)
HUpmann
icehog3 has disabled reputation
Default Re: The Bourbon Thread!!

Quote:
Originally Posted by stearns View Post
Based on the absurd range of bottles at reasonable prices and the fact that they never take inventory/ship to anywhere, I'm going to assume it's a sham site. Fun to look through and day dream about though!
Yeah, when I saw Pappy 10, 15, 20 and 23 year all in stock at decent secondary prices, I kinda thought the same, Ben.
__________________


Thanks Dave, Julian, James, Kelly, Peter, Gerry, Dave, Mo, Frank, Týr and Mr. Mark!
icehog3 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-30-2019, 07:52 PM   #1883
4WheelVFR
Wild'n since '87
 
4WheelVFR's Avatar
6
 
Join Date: Oct 2008
First Name: Ray
Location: Little Egypt
Posts: 1,305
Trading: (36)
Montecristo
4WheelVFR has a spectacular aura about4WheelVFR has a spectacular aura about
Default Re: The Bourbon Thread!!

Scored my first bottle of Buffalo Trace tonight. $30 with my LEO discount after tax....seemed reasonable to me.
4WheelVFR is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-30-2019, 10:43 PM   #1884
icehog3
Admiral Douchebag
 
icehog3's Avatar
15
 
Join Date: Oct 2008
First Name: Tom
Location: Clermont, Kentucky
Posts: 66,664
Trading: (61)
HUpmann
icehog3 has disabled reputation
Default Re: The Bourbon Thread!!

Good deal, Ray.
__________________


Thanks Dave, Julian, James, Kelly, Peter, Gerry, Dave, Mo, Frank, Týr and Mr. Mark!
icehog3 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-31-2019, 07:12 AM   #1885
stearns
Dogbert Consultant
 
stearns's Avatar
16
 
Join Date: Oct 2008
First Name: Ben
Location: Park Hill
Posts: 5,001
Trading: (50)
RA
stearns is a name known to allstearns is a name known to allstearns is a name known to allstearns is a name known to allstearns is a name known to allstearns is a name known to all
Default Re: The Bourbon Thread!!

Weller SR handle, old forester rye and EH Taylor last night

Found some bottles of Old Forester 1910 and 1920 for $55 each, deciding on if I want to go pick either up this afternoon, the 1920 sounds interesting
__________________
"I was unaware I had an appointment with you fine people today, it turns out I have another engagement, I plan to get drunk, thank you." - Jim Lahey RIP
stearns is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-31-2019, 07:14 AM   #1886
8lug
Smoking with the Chief
 
8lug's Avatar
6
 
Join Date: Oct 2008
First Name: Mark
Location: Masshole
Posts: 725
Trading: (14)
Partagas
8lug is on a distinguished road
Default Re: The Bourbon Thread!!

I've been going old school lately. Wild Turkey 101
8lug is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-31-2019, 08:29 AM   #1887
icehog3
Admiral Douchebag
 
icehog3's Avatar
15
 
Join Date: Oct 2008
First Name: Tom
Location: Clermont, Kentucky
Posts: 66,664
Trading: (61)
HUpmann
icehog3 has disabled reputation
Default Re: The Bourbon Thread!!

Quote:
Originally Posted by stearns View Post
Weller SR handle, old forester rye and EH Taylor last night

Found some bottles of Old Forester 1910 and 1920 for $55 each, deciding on if I want to go pick either up this afternoon, the 1920 sounds interesting
Is that the "Prohibition Style", Ben?

Yesterday's pick up and pour:

__________________


Thanks Dave, Julian, James, Kelly, Peter, Gerry, Dave, Mo, Frank, Týr and Mr. Mark!
icehog3 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-31-2019, 08:47 AM   #1888
stearns
Dogbert Consultant
 
stearns's Avatar
16
 
Join Date: Oct 2008
First Name: Ben
Location: Park Hill
Posts: 5,001
Trading: (50)
RA
stearns is a name known to allstearns is a name known to allstearns is a name known to allstearns is a name known to allstearns is a name known to allstearns is a name known to all
Default Re: The Bourbon Thread!!

20 is prohibition style, 10 is "old fine whiskey." Have you had either? The 10 sounds more interesting (double barrel aged) but the higher proof on the 20 apparently brings out some really great flavors, and I feel like I probably shouldn't buy both
__________________
"I was unaware I had an appointment with you fine people today, it turns out I have another engagement, I plan to get drunk, thank you." - Jim Lahey RIP
stearns is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-31-2019, 02:43 PM   #1889
icehog3
Admiral Douchebag
 
icehog3's Avatar
15
 
Join Date: Oct 2008
First Name: Tom
Location: Clermont, Kentucky
Posts: 66,664
Trading: (61)
HUpmann
icehog3 has disabled reputation
Default Re: The Bourbon Thread!!

Quote:
Originally Posted by stearns View Post
20 is prohibition style, 10 is "old fine whiskey." Have you had either? The 10 sounds more interesting (double barrel aged) but the higher proof on the 20 apparently brings out some really great flavors, and I feel like I probably shouldn't buy both
I have not. The 1920 peaks my interest and is on the short list to pick up.
__________________


Thanks Dave, Julian, James, Kelly, Peter, Gerry, Dave, Mo, Frank, Týr and Mr. Mark!
icehog3 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-01-2020, 06:32 PM   #1890
gettysburgfreak
Father, Patriot, LEO
 
gettysburgfreak's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2008
Location: The Mitten
Posts: 1,433
Trading: (2)
RA
gettysburgfreak will become famous soon enoughgettysburgfreak will become famous soon enough
Default Re: The Bourbon Thread!!

Quote:
Originally Posted by Chainsaw13 View Post
What's your price point for a bottle? I'm in Michigan too, just south of Detroit. I'll check my couple local places to see if they have it.
Thank you. I went across into Windsor today and managed to score a bottle of Weller Select Reserve but unfortunately they were out of the 107 and 12. I would love to keep it as close to MSRP as possible but would consider a little bit over.
__________________
Author ofeath, Disease, and Life at War: The Civil War Letters of Surgeon James D. Benton, 111th and 98th New York Infantry Regiments, 1862-1865.
gettysburgfreak is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-02-2020, 08:15 AM   #1891
stearns
Dogbert Consultant
 
stearns's Avatar
16
 
Join Date: Oct 2008
First Name: Ben
Location: Park Hill
Posts: 5,001
Trading: (50)
RA
stearns is a name known to allstearns is a name known to allstearns is a name known to allstearns is a name known to allstearns is a name known to allstearns is a name known to all
Default Re: The Bourbon Thread!!

Quote:
Originally Posted by icehog3 View Post
I have not. The 1920 peaks my interest and is on the short list to pick up.
Picked one up on Tuesday as well as a few store pick bottles (BT, Elijah Craig and Knob Creek), once I crack it I'll let you know how it tastes

On Wednesday had pours of a BT store pick, then weller 107 followed by sazerac rye. It was a nice group of whiskeys
__________________
"I was unaware I had an appointment with you fine people today, it turns out I have another engagement, I plan to get drunk, thank you." - Jim Lahey RIP
stearns is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-02-2020, 09:39 AM   #1892
icehog3
Admiral Douchebag
 
icehog3's Avatar
15
 
Join Date: Oct 2008
First Name: Tom
Location: Clermont, Kentucky
Posts: 66,664
Trading: (61)
HUpmann
icehog3 has disabled reputation
Default Re: The Bourbon Thread!!

Quote:
Originally Posted by stearns View Post
Picked one up on Tuesday, once I crack it I'll let you know how it tastes
Thanks Ben.

Last night, back to the well....

__________________


Thanks Dave, Julian, James, Kelly, Peter, Gerry, Dave, Mo, Frank, Týr and Mr. Mark!
icehog3 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-02-2020, 09:46 AM   #1893
stearns
Dogbert Consultant
 
stearns's Avatar
16
 
Join Date: Oct 2008
First Name: Ben
Location: Park Hill
Posts: 5,001
Trading: (50)
RA
stearns is a name known to allstearns is a name known to allstearns is a name known to allstearns is a name known to allstearns is a name known to allstearns is a name known to all
Default Re: The Bourbon Thread!!

How is that cask strength rye? I heard a couple people online say they wish they could get it, I found it a few places here but the price was a little higher than I wanted to pay
__________________
"I was unaware I had an appointment with you fine people today, it turns out I have another engagement, I plan to get drunk, thank you." - Jim Lahey RIP
stearns is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-02-2020, 09:54 AM   #1894
icehog3
Admiral Douchebag
 
icehog3's Avatar
15
 
Join Date: Oct 2008
First Name: Tom
Location: Clermont, Kentucky
Posts: 66,664
Trading: (61)
HUpmann
icehog3 has disabled reputation
Default Re: The Bourbon Thread!!

Quote:
Originally Posted by stearns View Post
How is that cask strength rye? I heard a couple people online say they wish they could get it, I found it a few places here but the price was a little higher than I wanted to pay
It's wonderful, nice flavor and some good heat. Couple stores stocked with it here, at $69 which I believe is the MSRP? How much by you?
__________________


Thanks Dave, Julian, James, Kelly, Peter, Gerry, Dave, Mo, Frank, Týr and Mr. Mark!
icehog3 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-02-2020, 10:13 AM   #1895
stearns
Dogbert Consultant
 
stearns's Avatar
16
 
Join Date: Oct 2008
First Name: Ben
Location: Park Hill
Posts: 5,001
Trading: (50)
RA
stearns is a name known to allstearns is a name known to allstearns is a name known to allstearns is a name known to allstearns is a name known to allstearns is a name known to all
Default Re: The Bourbon Thread!!

Same, somewhere in the $70-75 range. I'll keep that in mind, I'm mainly sticking with bourbon for now other than a few cheaper rye pickups. Whiskey has been my go to liquor for years but only recently did I start actually paying attention to what I drank, so I'm trying to build my knowledge base up and pay closer attention to mash bills and ages and other stuff to really dial in on what I prefer, or at least have a better idea of what to pour when I'm in the mood for a certain profile
__________________
"I was unaware I had an appointment with you fine people today, it turns out I have another engagement, I plan to get drunk, thank you." - Jim Lahey RIP
stearns is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-02-2020, 03:01 PM   #1896
icehog3
Admiral Douchebag
 
icehog3's Avatar
15
 
Join Date: Oct 2008
First Name: Tom
Location: Clermont, Kentucky
Posts: 66,664
Trading: (61)
HUpmann
icehog3 has disabled reputation
Default Re: The Bourbon Thread!!

I'm pretty much in the same position, Ben, maybe a bit behind you in the grand scheme of things. I am a big fan of the cayenne heat I get from some higher proof ryes though.
__________________


Thanks Dave, Julian, James, Kelly, Peter, Gerry, Dave, Mo, Frank, Týr and Mr. Mark!
icehog3 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-05-2020, 02:24 PM   #1897
The camaro show
Adjusting to the Life
 
The camaro show's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2018
First Name: Chayse
Location: West Virginia
Posts: 461
Trading: (1)
VR
The camaro show will become famous soon enough
Default Re: The Bourbon Thread!!

Tom what’s your opinion on wheated whiskey?
The camaro show is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-05-2020, 02:52 PM   #1898
icehog3
Admiral Douchebag
 
icehog3's Avatar
15
 
Join Date: Oct 2008
First Name: Tom
Location: Clermont, Kentucky
Posts: 66,664
Trading: (61)
HUpmann
icehog3 has disabled reputation
Default Re: The Bourbon Thread!!

Quote:
Originally Posted by The camaro show View Post
Tom what’s your opinion on wheated whiskey?
Honestly, Chayse, I haven't had enough experience with it to have a valid opinion. A pour here and there at a herf, I don't remember...so maybe that says something ?
__________________


Thanks Dave, Julian, James, Kelly, Peter, Gerry, Dave, Mo, Frank, Týr and Mr. Mark!
icehog3 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-05-2020, 10:32 PM   #1899
The camaro show
Adjusting to the Life
 
The camaro show's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2018
First Name: Chayse
Location: West Virginia
Posts: 461
Trading: (1)
VR
The camaro show will become famous soon enough
Default Re: The Bourbon Thread!!

Quote:
Originally Posted by icehog3 View Post
Honestly, Chayse, I haven't had enough experience with it to have a valid opinion. A pour here and there at a herf, I don't remember...so maybe that says something ?
Your my bourbon expert lol, I like it but like my buffalo trace the best. I always heard it was sweeter but I have yet to find that. Definitely different though!
The camaro show is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-06-2020, 07:53 AM   #1900
stearns
Dogbert Consultant
 
stearns's Avatar
16
 
Join Date: Oct 2008
First Name: Ben
Location: Park Hill
Posts: 5,001
Trading: (50)
RA
stearns is a name known to allstearns is a name known to allstearns is a name known to allstearns is a name known to allstearns is a name known to allstearns is a name known to all
Default Re: The Bourbon Thread!!

Went to a new-to-me cigar bar on Saturday, not the best bourbon selection but I did have a pour of Russel's 10 and the Russel's Rye 6. I think the 10 was as vanilla as I have ever tasted in a bourbon, really enjoyed it. The 6 was good as well but not as stand outish

Quote:
Originally Posted by The camaro show View Post
Tom what’s your opinion on wheated whiskey?
Haven't had the most experience with wheateds either other than a few types of Weller, which I'm a huge fan of and of course plenty of makers mark over the years. I've heard good things about Larceny as well, that one is on my list to try next time I see it out
__________________
"I was unaware I had an appointment with you fine people today, it turns out I have another engagement, I plan to get drunk, thank you." - Jim Lahey RIP
stearns is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump


All times are GMT -6. The time now is 04:57 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.7.4
Copyright ©2000 - 2021, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
All content is copyrighted jointly by Cigar Asylum and the content provider.