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Re: Whiskey
« Reply #1095 on: May 11, 2019, 02:21:43 AM »
Damn. You made a bigger commitment than I did.


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Re: Whiskey
« Reply #1096 on: May 12, 2019, 12:34:10 PM »
Finished off Old Forester 1910 last night. For me this one and the 1870 are neck and neck. I think I paid about $50 for it and $45 for the 1870. The 1910 was the last in the Whiskey Row series.
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Re: Whiskey
« Reply #1097 on: May 26, 2019, 06:33:22 AM »
Just grabbed these from a visit to Japan! Very excited. The Nikka is a little flashy, but I couldn't find a good alternative from that distillery.

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« Reply #1098 on: May 26, 2019, 05:00:43 PM »
Awesome!
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Re: Whiskey
« Reply #1099 on: May 30, 2019, 01:12:51 PM »
Finished off Writer's Tears Copper Pot Irish Whiskey last night. It's tasty and light in flavor. I was hoping for more complexity since the price of admission was higher than several Irish offerings I really like.
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Re: Whiskey
« Reply #1100 on: June 12, 2019, 09:26:03 PM »
Had a nice dram of Bushmills Red Bush recently at my neighborhood Irish pub.  I'd had the Black Bush before and liked it. I didn't know the distinction between the two until I saw the bottles on the shelf at the store. Apparently the Black Bush is aged in sherry barrels while the Red Bush is aged in ex-Bourbon barrels.

It's incredibly smooth, with that brown sugar/caramel like sweetness you'd associate with American whiskey, plus a decent amount of oak character.  It goes down real nice. 

Next time I'm at the store I plan to pick up a bottle. It's in the 24-26$ range just like The Irishman Reserve I got for St. Patty's.
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Re: Whiskey
« Reply #1101 on: June 13, 2019, 01:06:40 AM »
I hated Red Bush. Had it twice out of airplane bottles. YMMV
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