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Wasn't that thimbleful before I could not resist.  Mixing that gallon right now...

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Dang, I wish I knew about Springbank before the prices went up ☹️

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^that one’s all on the distribution. used to be Preiss, switched to Pacific Edge maybe 2-3 years back. before the UK cut off exporting i got Longrow 18 for $60-70 less per bottle than it is in my area now.

unfortunately springer doesn’t have many substitutes for that profile. so if it’s your thing, gonna have to bite the bullet. 

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^^ this is true.. good observation. i had not thought about it, but Springer is Springer. i cannot say i have had another whisky and mistook it for the campbeltown malt.

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Agree. I can’t imagine what a 50yr Pappy would cost. Just their investment alone in storing it, at least Scotland is naturally air conditioned  

 

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When the consumer wants something illogical take part of what is unique about your product and change it to meet demand? Sure, why not.

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Early Christmas.  Especially excited to try Rampur Select from India and Redbreast 12 🤸‍♂️

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I'm very curious as to the Forester 1920. Let me know what you think once you've cracked her open!

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12 minutes ago, TMoney said:

I'm very curious as to the Forester 1920. Let me know what you think once you've cracked her open!

Actually, I should have said Pikesville is speaking to me more than others, not including the Old Forester 1920.  I already have drunk Forester 1920 plenty in past and still have a half bottle left, but only picked up another bottle in the picture to make sure I don't run out ;D

It's truly wonderful bourbon, and its 115 proof nutty, creme brulee palate is DeLicious,, and everyone should have a bottle!

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1 minute ago, Jon L said:

Actually, I should have said Pikesville is speaking to me more than others, not including the Old Forester 1920.  I already have drunk Forester 1920 plenty in past and still have a half bottle left, but only picked up another bottle in the picture to make sure I don't run out ;D

It's truly wonderful bourbon, and its 115 proof nutty, creme brulee palate is DeLicious,, and everyone should have a bottle!

Noted. It's on the list.

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The Pikesville is a excellent rye especially when found at the proper price. The 1920 is also a really good, best thing to come out of Brown Foreman. 

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1 hour ago, Jon L said:

...Old Forester 1920.  I already have drunk Forester 1920 plenty in past and still have a half bottle left, but only picked up another bottle in the picture to make sure I don't run out ;D

It's truly wonderful bourbon, and its 115 proof nutty, creme brulee palate is DeLicious,, and everyone should have a bottle!

Is that the one with a note of Anise to it?

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21 hours ago, Dusty Chalk said:

Is that the one with a note of Anise to it?

I'm not sure I know what Anise tastes like..but I would say more along the lines of caramelized dark cherry taste with very viscous mouthfeel.

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Anise is very much similar to the key flavour in liquorice -- it's a very distinctive taste.  Not for everyone.  I happen to have enjoyed it when I first started on the 1920 (went back and checked -- yes, it is, indeed, the one I found to have a note of anise to it), but by the end of the bottle, I was tired of it.

It's also possible that not all bottles have a note of anise to it, and just the batch I got.  I will try it again to know for sure.  (It obvious wasn't that much of a turn-off to me, if I'm willing to try it again.)

Me:  flipping between Sazerac Rye, Rendezvous Rye, and Farmstock #2 Rye.  Rye?  Rye not?

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I gotta try more Rye's.  Flipping among Rittenhouse, Pikesville, and Lot 40 rye, that Rittenhouse a damn good deal and at healthy 100 proof too!:lol:

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Sazerac Rye is the deal of the century -- they only allow me to buy one bottle at a time here in Virginia, but I do every time I see it.  I will have to try the Pikesville.

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Sometimes I am such a sheeple. I hope I don’t regret the Old Forester, never been much of a fan of previous incarnations. I am a fan of the proofs.

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