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Old 25 April 2012, 19:15
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Definitely have to go with the Pappy Van Winkle's line-up. If you get the chance to try the 15, 20, or 23 year, definitely take it. The 20 year is my favorite and I'm currently on 2 separate waiting lists, 1 in Houston and 1 in illinois, to get another bottle.
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Old 25 April 2012, 19:18
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Just checked ebay for that Van Winkle stuff. Holy hell at the prices.

I'll stick with my single barrel Blanton's!
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Old 25 April 2012, 19:21
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Pappy's definitely has the market as far as boutique bourbons go. I remember seeing something online that a restaurant in Chicago has an $80 Pappy's milkshake, not too sure how well bourbon and ice cream go together though. Angel's Envy isn't too bad either, they finish it out in Port barrels. It has the bourbon flavor, with a port finish. Pretty unique and smooth.
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Old 25 April 2012, 19:27
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Not bourbon, but I bought a bottle of this a couple of months ago. Single cask, single malt. Havent opened the bottle yet as I am saving it for a special occasion but when I tasted it it was......gooooooooood


http://www.demijohn.co.uk/clynelish-...duct-WK0616DJL
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Old 25 April 2012, 20:27
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The prices on Pappy Van Winkle are not as high in KY. You have to place your order with the store in advance. It only comes out a couple times a year - actually around now, just before Derby.
I paid 55 for my last bottle of 16 year old and it was terrific. That was a couple of years ago and I know its gone up a bit since then.
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Old 25 April 2012, 21:24
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Hmmmmmm....I have a couple of bottles of Johnny Walker Blue too but havent drank any of that yet either. I may need to try some of that soon.
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Old 25 April 2012, 23:20
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Not bourbon, but I bought a bottle of this a couple of months ago. Single cask, single malt. Havent opened the bottle yet as I am saving it for a special occasion but when I tasted it it was......gooooooooood


http://www.demijohn.co.uk/clynelish-...duct-WK0616DJL
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Old 26 April 2012, 05:49
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If you want a real Scotch this is where it's at....two turntables and a microphone.

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Interesting......I may have to pick one of those up next time I am over there.
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Old 26 April 2012, 08:50
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I have also been sipping on some Southern Corn by 13th Colony. A unique taste...highly recommended...

http://13colony.net/southern-corn-whiskey
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Old 26 April 2012, 19:55
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Well I'm not a big bourbon drinker but as far as it combining with ice cream I once had a sundae with a bourbon caramel sauce at a place in New Orleans. Can't remember what it was called but the taste combo definitely went well.
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Old 27 April 2012, 00:33
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I've been picking up a wide variety of single malt's due to a lot of duty free shopping/international flights lately.

One a recent stop in Phnom Penh I was stunned at how cheap spirits are....like $6-7 for a bottle of name brand western spirits, $15-20 for some pretty good stuff.

Now I just need the time off to drink the stuff with a decent cigar.
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Well I'm not a big bourbon drinker but as far as it combining with ice cream I once had a sundae with a bourbon caramel sauce at a place in New Orleans. Can't remember what it was called but the taste combo definitely went well.
Was it called sucre? It's a shop on magazine St in Nola and they have adult milkshakes and gelato/Champange cocktails. Pretty damn good!!
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Old 27 April 2012, 11:45
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I was checking out most of the brands listed in this thread on connosr.com. The prices listed for most run high I would never buy anything off there but the info is great.

That Bullit Rye is on my list, hope to be getting some tonight along with another Jeffersons. I swear some neighborhood kids are sneaking in and drinking it while I'm at work.
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Old 27 April 2012, 12:11
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http://www.prichardsdistillery.com/whiskey/single-malt-whiskey.cfm

A friend introduced me to Pritchards Distillery a few months ago and I have to say it's pretty damn good. Not Lagavulin, but still pretty damn good.
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Old 27 April 2012, 15:47
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Was it called sucre? It's a shop on magazine St in Nola and they have adult milkshakes and gelato/Champange cocktails. Pretty damn good!!
There it is. Thank you Whitebean!
I was thinking it sounded like sugar or something. The thing I had was I think some kind of vanilla bean type ice cream with that caramel/bourbon sauce and some crunched up pecans. Good stuff. I'll have to make my way there again next time I'm down to visit the family.
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Old 28 April 2012, 21:47
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I have really been into Rowen's Creek bourbon...has a not too strong smooth vanilla after. As for juleps, well...I wouldn't use any good bourbon in them, but on a hot day, they are pretty good.

For Irish, I haven't found anything I like more than Red Breast 12yr. In fact, makes me want to go out and get a new bottle...
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Old 29 April 2012, 00:02
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There it is. Thank you Whitebean!
I was thinking it sounded like sugar or something. The thing I had was I think some kind of vanilla bean type ice cream with that caramel/bourbon sauce and some crunched up pecans. Good stuff. I'll have to make my way there again next time I'm down to visit the family.
Hey brother I'm here for you!! Me and the girlfriend stopped by there about two weeks ago while she was shopping and I wad visiting a friend that lived in the area. I was making some serious jokes about it until I got my choco/ balieys/ Godiva coffee. Son of a bitch it wAs good!!!!
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Old 29 April 2012, 15:49
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Yeah, when I went my mom and brother were with me. Don't know what my mom got but she got really quiet and we asked what was wrong. She goes, "No, no talking. I need this." and just shut her eyes. I laughed for about 10 minutes after that.
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My apologies for going a bit off topic, but has anyone ever heard of/tried "Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Ale"? Had a couple last night and it ROCKS. They age the beer in oaken barrels that were used to age Kentucky whiskey. So the beer has an aroma and slight taste of whiskey. LOVE IT and highly recommend it.
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Old 29 April 2012, 18:05
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Sounds like a winner to me. How much does it run?
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