Your latest alcohol purchase

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  1. Daleo8803

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    What have you bought lately? Picked up these two to try out. I have had the rye before and liked it so I got a bigger bottle. The scotch is new to me as I haven't had many and none I have liked very much. But from the few sample sips I have had of it so far I really liking it :)

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    Bottle of Evan Williams
     
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    I've been drinking Black Jack for so long it's the only thing I recognize.... or want....
     
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    Cowboy Glances can deceive

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    I've never bought alcohol.
     
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    Woodford Reserve


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  6. ronn47

    ronn47 Where's the Scotch? Charter Member Benefactor Life Member

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    Jack Daniel's "Single Barrel Select", actually I was given 2 bottles :D
     
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    Jameson is my go to now. My standard used to be George Dickel White Label and Wild Turkey Rare Breed, but switched since Jameson is s little easier going down. I consider Jameson as "light whiskey" Did buy a bottle of Rebel Yell last week at the ABC store, king of a nostalgia thing. Not bad
     
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    Went cheap for mixing.
    Blackheart rum, Evan Williams Cherry.
     
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    Old Forester Bottled in Bond
    Michter's American Whiskey
     
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    Last alcohol purchase I made was for the wife. Here she is holding it lol

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    bspitt Cajun in da Carolinas

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    Basil Hayden Burbon
     
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    I'm down to below the label, time to get some more or something else.

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    Figured I'd give this another try since it was $28 today.

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    Bought some Kracken last night to introduce my youngest son to it.
    And a large bottle of Maker's.

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    Jack Daniel’s Old No 5. I’ve got No 3, No 4, No5 No 6 and No 7 in the collective series. I’m missing No 2 and No 1. I doubt I’ll ever find them.
     
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    Make sure you give this a try sometime:

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    Salted Caramel Crown Royal. On my 3rd bottle this month.
     
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    Have to shop around for that one! My small town store only carries the regular Jameson and the Caskmates
     
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    You drinking it straight or mixing?
     
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    If the ABC State warehouse has it in stock your, local ABC store can order it for you. Price was $42 and change out the door.

    The picture on the website is incorrect, but that is the correct NC ABC code#(40140) for it:

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    It's an interesting cross between an Irish Whiskey and a Bourbon in taste and SUPER smooth.
     
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    straight, out of the freezer. chasing with a coke or pepsi.
     
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    About 28 yrs ago, and undoubtedly a couple six packs of Mickeys Malt Liquor.
     
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    Was that in the green bottle with the wide mouth opening?
     
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    Find some... buy all you can... the end.

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    This weeks purchase, and the last couple of months as well. They are the unopened ones anyway. I have too many open ones that I need to finish up. WAY too many.

    Some purchased, some traded for, and some are gifts from dear friends. A lot of this stuff is "above my pay grade" so I have to get creative! LOL


    I don't know much about the Jack Daniel's Legacy Series, but a different bottle is always welcome.
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    I am looking forward to trying this High West Campfire. It's been getting good reviews. The Woodford Reserve Double Oak is a Chatham County ABC hand select. Thought that was kinda neat, in a non-libertarian kind of way. LOL
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    Trying to start an Irish Whiskey section in my shop. Not very educated on those so I thought I would start with the basics. I recently tried some Tullamore Dew that @Don had recommended to me (although the recommendation was SEVERAL years ago I did keep it in mind all this time) and liked it pretty good.

    I just thought the Richard Petty bottle would look good on my shelf. And it does. Can't be that good. Two year old from Virginia? I have had a couple of trade offers on that one so it may not be around long. We'll see.
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    Little Book, "regular" Booker's, and some EH Taylor that I chased down and probably paid too much for.
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    A couple of Old Forester and a Wild Turkey Kentucky Spirit. I am starting a Wild Turkey section on the shelf as well. I don't know why I have ignored their products for so long. My love for Knob Creek blinded me I guess. Still love Knob though.
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    I am MADLY in love with Noah's Mill, but we can't get it in NC. And a Buffalo Trace SINGLE BARREL which I had never seen before. Both of those were picked up in Kentucky by an awesome forum member friend! I've got about an inch a half to go in my last Noah's Mill bottle. Been holding off finishing that one for a while. Now I can relax on that front. A little.
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    That same friend knows how much I love Knob Creek so he picked me up a Hand Select Single Barrel while he was in Kentucky. I'll cherish that one for quite some time.
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    Green Spot and Yellow Spot are good Irish Whiskey's I 've had. A step or so below Green Spot there is Tryconnell which isn't bad. Red Breast is another good one.

    Does this mean if we come buy stuff we get to sip some whiskey? :D
     
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    Stock up on it as its seasonal

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    It's great straight up

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    I'm on Day 6 of 10 days of trying something new[​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]

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    What's the verdict on the WhistlePig? I saw that in SC a few weeks ago but didn't pull the trigger.
     
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    The price is high but the taste is right on point. It's a Rye and has that spicy finish I was looking for. Taste great from.startbto finish with sweet notes up front and nice rye finish on the end. Buy it if you see it. I passed on a bottle of WP Boss Hog when ingot this as the price tag of $500 was out of my league but I really did want it as its the last batch distilled and signed off on by Dave Pickerell who recently passed.
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    @Wahoo95 , how was that Evan Williams? Be an ok house whiskey? On par with the Henry Mckenna or no? I am in the camp that thinks that Henry McKenna 10 year bottled in bond is one of the best $30 bourbons out there.
     
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    I tried the EW on recommendation for something good a few inexpensive and it fits the bill for that and will definitely make a fantastic house bourbon. I don't put it on the same level as the McKenna though. The 10yr Mckenna is one of the best available in that price range!

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    What makes the bottles in bond mean? Any real difference in taste?
     
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    Turn of the century legal designation. I guess there was a lot of questionable labeling and ingredients and provenance going on in the late 1800s early 1900s. Even now you have some non-distilling producers who buy from a distillery and bottle under their label. Slightly deceptive.

    Bottled in bond was just a govt. inspection guarantee that the appropriate ingredients were used and it came from where it was claiming to.

    Doesn't make a difference in taste today. But sometimes I and other folks enjoy the background/history/work put into/region specific side of a beverage in addition to taste.
     
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    To add to that, it's my understanding that it is kept under lock and key for a minimum of 4 years and has to be at least 100 proof to qualify. Old Forester Bottled in Bond is one my favorites.
     
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    virgin bourbon 101.
    Christmas gifts.
     
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