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Re: Whiskey
« Reply #1290 on: September 12, 2021, 11:37:00 pm »
Finished off a bottle of Jim Beam Double Oak last night. Tasty and only 23 beans per bottle.
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Re: Whiskey
« Reply #1291 on: September 20, 2021, 02:17:38 am »
Finished up an Ezra Brooks 99 Bourbon tonight. Get some, it's a wise decision.

Also finished up a bottle of Wheat Penny Barrel Proof. It was good, but not mindblowing and I probably won't buy another bottle. On the bright side the stopper has an actual wheat penny in it. I kept it and recycled the bottle.
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Re: Whiskey
« Reply #1292 on: October 04, 2021, 12:24:33 pm »
Finished up a Redwood Empire Lost Monarch over the weekend. It's 60% rye and 40% Bourbon. In this case their rye has a spearmint flavor I'm not a fan of so this one won't find it's way back into my liquor cabinet.
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Re: Whiskey
« Reply #1293 on: October 04, 2021, 04:49:02 pm »
Finished up an Ezra Brooks 99 Bourbon tonight. Get some, it's a wise decision.

Also finished up a bottle of Wheat Penny Barrel Proof. It was good, but not mindblowing and I probably won't buy another bottle. On the bright side the stopper has an actual wheat penny in it. I kept it and recycled the bottle.
My store didn't have the 99, but did have a handle of the 90 at about $20.  How much difference is there in the two?
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Re: Whiskey
« Reply #1294 on: October 05, 2021, 06:00:07 pm »
Quite a bit IMHO. EB99 is very delicious. The standard 90 proof offering is kinda boring and really only begins to shine in a cocktail.
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Re: Whiskey
« Reply #1295 on: October 05, 2021, 06:38:07 pm »
Quite a bit IMHO. EB99 is very delicious. The standard 90 proof offering is kinda boring and really only begins to shine in a cocktail.
I figured at that price, it could be a good mixer.
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Re: Whiskey
« Reply #1296 on: October 07, 2021, 10:52:12 pm »
I'm about a third of the way through a bottle of Stellum Bourbon. It's not worth the price of admission so my suggestion would be to pass on it. It's apparently won some awards, but not at my house.
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Re: Whiskey
« Reply #1297 on: October 13, 2021, 01:49:15 pm »
Purchased this gem yesterday whilst looking for other delights. I think it will remain unopened for some time.


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Re: Whiskey
« Reply #1298 on: October 17, 2021, 12:41:11 am »
That's a high dollar bottle of Canadian Whiskey!!!!!!


Finishing up a bottle of Stellum Rye. It's 116 proof, but not really hot. I still prefer Pikesville Rye at 100 proof and 50 beans, but if someone likes high proof spirits, Stellum Rye at 55 beans might be right up their alley.
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Re: Whiskey
« Reply #1299 on: October 17, 2021, 05:41:20 pm »
Finished up a Redwood Empire Lost Monarch over the weekend. It's 60% rye and 40% Bourbon. In this case their rye has a spearmint flavor I'm not a fan of so this one won't find it's way back into my liquor cabinet.
Interesting, I might actually like this.  Do you think it's solid aside from the spearmint tones?

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Re: Whiskey
« Reply #1300 on: October 17, 2021, 09:22:58 pm »
Pipe Dream Bourbon is better IMHO. Of course if you like high rye, it doesn't get much higher than a blended whiskey which is comprised mostly of rye!!!
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Re: Whiskey
« Reply #1301 on: October 18, 2021, 12:33:53 am »
That's a high dollar bottle of Canadian Whiskey!!!!!!


Finishing up a bottle of Stellum Rye. It's 116 proof, but not really hot. I still prefer Pikesville Rye at 100 proof and 50 beans, but if someone likes high proof spirits, Stellum Rye at 55 beans might be right up their alley.

It has a Canada designation because of Canadian Law. It purportedly has a bourbon mash bill of corn, barley and wheat and some speculation on a 4th grain addition of rye. Cost is speculative in terms as a second market venture, or if enjoying for oneself, then cost should be of no concern. Cheers!