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D. B. Cooper

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I haven't loved the wheated bourbons I've had, something always seems a little off.
I drank bourbon for a while, love a lot of them. Not that picky about it.
But as time goes on I find myself drawn to Rye mainly. Not really sure why. Overholt, Rittenhouse, Pikesville, small distillery offerings, haven't really met one I didn't like.


To be honest, I'm a beer man at heart. Going to throw myself a party, probably this fall, when I reach 2000 beers reviewed on Beer Advocate, pretty excited for that. Not sure what my 2000th beer will be, but probably something incredibly expensive and Belgian. :)
 

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I haven't loved the wheated bourbons I've had, something always seems a little off.
I drank bourbon for a while, love a lot of them. Not that picky about it.
But as time goes on I find myself drawn to Rye mainly. Not really sure why. Overholt, Rittenhouse, Pikesville, small distillery offerings, haven't really met one I didn't like.


To be honest, I'm a beer man at heart. Going to throw myself a party, probably this fall, when I reach 2000 beers reviewed on Beer Advocate, pretty excited for that. Not sure what my 2000th beer will be, but probably something incredibly expensive and Belgian. :)
I think taste preferences change with age. As I’ve gotten older my preference in beer has changed. When younger, I liked German and Dutch beer, and Bud was gator p***. Now, German and Dutch beers are bitter and I prefer the taste of Bud and some Mexican beers.
 

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I think taste preferences change with age. As I’ve gotten older my preference in beer has changed. When younger, I liked German and Dutch beer, and Bud was gator p***. Now, German and Dutch beers are bitter and I prefer the taste of Bud and some Mexican beers.
Man, you gotta be careful saying stuff like that in public. Some 27-year-old with an impeccably groomed beard will read this and write an angry blog post about it.
 

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Man, you gotta be careful saying stuff like that in public. Some 27-year-old with an impeccably groomed beard will read this and write an angry blog post about it.
When one is working hard, say behind a pick or shovel, while baking in the high sun, few things provide comfort like a can of Budweiser plucked from the bottom of a cooler full of slushed ice.
 

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Now we are talking my language. I have over 180 bottles of various whiskies. Mostly bourbon but some scotch, wheat whiskey, rye whiskey, etc. My favorite bourbon is Old Weller Antique. I alos enjoy collecting a sampling some private barrel selections. I have several of Elijah Craig, Russell's Reserve, and Maker's Mark.
 

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Now we are talking my language. I have over 180 bottles of various whiskies. Mostly bourbon but some scotch, wheat whiskey, rye whiskey, etc. My favorite bourbon is Old Weller Antique. I alos enjoy collecting a sampling some private barrel selections. I have several of Elijah Craig, Russell's Reserve, and Maker's Mark.
No Old Crow?

I have no respect... :-D
 

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Another proponent of the single giant ice-cube here. Bulliet is my go-to. Though I didn't pass a "blindfold" test of Bulliet vs. Maker's conducted with the help of my wife. Bulliet is about the same price as Maker's and is hip right now.
I have some sphere ice molds one in a high ball glass and two really fat fingers one bourbon lasts even on a hot Texas night on the back porch.

I forgot another good bourbon is Bib & Tucker though a little on the high price side.
 

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I drank some Breckenridge Port Cask Finished today. It’s awesome.

im a partner in a whiskey event company so I’m pretty well versed in all things whisk(e)y
OK, so tell us your top five or ten in the price:quality ratio. Or let's say this: If we had $200 to hold us over in bourbon for the next couple months, how would you spend it?
 

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I recently tried Larceny Bourbon and found it interesting.
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Larceny was hand selected by our Master Distillers to have a taste profile of a six-year-old Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey. Made with wheat as the secondary grain, instead of the traditional rye, Larceny is a smoother tasting Bourbon.
 

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For many years I was happy with Jim Beam, and later Jim Beam Black.

Then one of my nephews became a bourbon snob and turned me on to some better swill.

I really like Basil Hayden's if I want something smooth, Booker's or Blanton's are also quite good.

If I'm in the mood something that just "hurts good", I open up a bottle of Old Grand Dad 114. (I keep a bottle around just to see my nephew wince while he watches me drink it.) :D
 
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