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Postby zefarrett on Tue Jan 29, 2019 11:59 am

Well, I’ve been trying a lot more and my bottle collection has grown to a few staples: weller special reserve and 107, blantons, Buffalo Trace, E.H. Taylor small batch, and a George T. Stagg which I’ll open when I appreciate it more.

I’ve also been to a few bars and tried a lot of stuff to see what I liked and didn’t like. I’d love to find a bottle of Elmer t lee. That was delicious. And it’s frustrating that weller 12 seems to be on shelves in other states. I pretty much have to blow any store owners her to get that fudge.

I’m trying not to go overboard and just have a ton of bottles sitting there. I’m opening and enjoying stuff on the weekends with friends. :pint:
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Postby 63schoeffling on Tue Jan 29, 2019 12:24 pm

ETL is some of the best bang for your buck. I just picked up a few bottles for reserve along with the Bookers 30.
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Postby zefarrett on Tue Jan 29, 2019 12:52 pm

If you can find any other bottles that are going for retail I’d be interested. Seeing bottles go for $100 in the secondary annoys me. But I guess I’m happy I don’t feel the need to pay those prices for bottles. It’s just juice. :lol:
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Postby guryter on Tue Jan 29, 2019 1:19 pm

Every time I see this thread get bumped I think to myself, "get in here". Then I realize I don't know fudge and drink too much beer anyway.

Anyway found this on a localish site, prices look good?

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Stingers wrote:If you can't get it up eat less fudge, excersise and stop being a kitten.

john38103 wrote:All gin every thing. drymount all you hoes.


Relax, I honestly don't give a fudge.

Postby 63schoeffling on Tue Jan 29, 2019 1:58 pm

Pricey are crazy... a few FB groups I am in I want to say it's usually $900-$1k for the 15 and maybe $1.3k-1.4k for the 20.
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Postby guryter on Tue Jan 29, 2019 2:50 pm

That's nuts. I was joking about prices being good, although I honestly didn't know what aftermarket goes for.

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Stingers wrote:If you can't get it up eat less fudge, excersise and stop being a kitten.

john38103 wrote:All gin every thing. drymount all you hoes.


Relax, I honestly don't give a fudge.

Postby 63schoeffling on Tue Jan 29, 2019 2:52 pm

guryter wrote:That's nuts. I was joking about prices being good, although I honestly didn't know what aftermarket goes for.

:pint:


Yeah and those I mentioned will be cheaper than most of the stores because it's people selling directly to others or trading. So I guess it's partly true since you will find them in stores most often times priced higher than what I said.

Either way, crazy stuff.
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Postby thescofieldkid on Tue Jan 29, 2019 3:18 pm

63schoeffling wrote:I just picked up the Bookers 30.


Let us know how the 30th tastes. Missed out on it here in OR.
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Postby 63schoeffling on Tue Jan 29, 2019 4:27 pm

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63schoeffling wrote:I just picked up the Bookers 30.


Let us know how the 30th tastes. Missed out on it here in OR.


If it is half as good as the Big Time Rye from a few years ago it will be well worth the pricetag.
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Postby FrankBooth on Sat Feb 09, 2019 2:36 pm

Some folks I know are heading to Kentucky for a trip, Louisville and Lexington.

Any producers they absolutely need to go to and any good places to eat in both?

Thanks for any tips
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Postby thescofieldkid on Tue Feb 12, 2019 1:29 pm

FrankBooth wrote:Any producers they absolutely need to go to and any good places to eat in both?


Only done Louisville area, here were my trip highlights.

Food:
Brown Hotel (L'ville)-KY Hot Brown
Mammy's (Bardstown)-If doing distilleries in Bardstown

Drinking:
Doc Crow's (L'ville)
Merle's Whiskey Kitchen(L'ville)
Haymarket (L'ville)
Outlook Inn (L'ville)
Newbury Bros Coffee House (Newport)

Distilleries:
Willett (Bardstown) only one I would go to. Family run boutique style. Might get lucky w/something rare in the giftshop.
Stop by Heaven Hill while enroute to Willett and check gift shop too. They often have gift shop exclusive releases.

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Postby jrsheppa on Tue Feb 12, 2019 1:30 pm

Recently grabbed an HP 30 and the store owner threw in a Stagg at cost. I've been collecting for 5 years and thats the first BTAC I have ever gotten at retail.
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Postby jjbehren on Tue Feb 12, 2019 5:51 pm

jrsheppa wrote:Recently grabbed an HP 30 and the store owner threw in a Stagg at cost. I've been collecting for 5 years and thats the first BTAC I have ever gotten at retail.


Nice! I just scored an Old Forester Birthday today. :pint:
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Postby FrankBooth on Wed Feb 13, 2019 5:18 pm

thescofieldkid wrote:Only done Louisville area, here were my trip highlights.

Food:
Brown Hotel (L'ville)-KY Hot Brown
Mammy's (Bardstown)-If doing distilleries in Bardstown

Drinking:
Doc Crow's (L'ville)
Merle's Whiskey Kitchen(L'ville)
Haymarket (L'ville)
Outlook Inn (L'ville)
Newbury Bros Coffee House (Newport)

Distilleries:
Willett (Bardstown) only one I would go to. Family run boutique style. Might get lucky w/something rare in the giftshop.
Stop by Heaven Hill while enroute to Willett and check gift shop too. They often have gift shop exclusive releases.

:drool:


Many thanks! :notworthy:
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Postby 63schoeffling on Fri Feb 15, 2019 1:30 pm

Yup.... Bookers 30 is fantastic as expected.
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