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Re: Whiskey
« Reply #210 on: March 29, 2014, 10:11:35 AM »
Please I implore you  all to watch this video and Insure that you
are using the proper technique for this epoch thread!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YVG1U-faqHY
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Re: Whiskey
« Reply #211 on: March 29, 2014, 10:48:28 AM »
He has a hilarious way of making his points.

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Re: Whiskey
« Reply #212 on: March 29, 2014, 11:53:26 AM »
I think I learned more in that 3 minutes than I have in 5 years of trying scotch on my own!


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Re: Whiskey
« Reply #213 on: March 29, 2014, 02:50:11 PM »
Had Pritchard's Double Barrel last night.  Outstanding.

So much so that we almost killed the bottle.

This is the best bourbon I've had recently, Pappy excluded.

The bottle was pricey, but we were celebrating.  No regrets.

Yeah, I could take that in all day. What a wonderful nose on that one.

I finally bought a bottle of Noah's Mill. Looking forward to drinking on a camping trip with a few buddies.
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Re: Whiskey
« Reply #214 on: March 29, 2014, 10:25:55 PM »
That's a great vid dave. I'm not too cool about the flagrant wastage of good booze however.
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Re: Whiskey
« Reply #215 on: March 30, 2014, 06:55:03 AM »
Euge, Not having done the method verbatum  so to speak.....
How can one be absolutly certain that it is a waste?

Rather perhaps it completely and effectively removes all prior residuals....
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Re: Whiskey
« Reply #216 on: March 30, 2014, 07:10:40 AM »
Had Pritchard's Double Barrel last night.  Outstanding.

So much so that we almost killed the bottle.

This is the best bourbon I've had recently, Pappy excluded.

The bottle was pricey, but we were celebrating.  No regrets.

I'll give it a try. Pritchard's is right down the road from me (well, within 30 miles) and I even have 4 fermentors in my brewery that came from them.

I've had some interesting whiskey from them that a local pub keeps on "tap" in a wooden barrel. Not sure which it is but tasty stuff.
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Re: Whiskey
« Reply #217 on: March 30, 2014, 08:31:23 AM »
I didn't use quite as much spirit when I tried it. Didn't seem to make much any difference. But then again I use reasonably clean glassware. Not some hastily washed bar-glass. ;D
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Re: Whiskey
« Reply #218 on: April 01, 2014, 08:35:47 AM »
Johnny Walker Black should run you under $30 for a bottle and IMO the best scotch at that price point. It's a good mix of smooth flavors plus a little smoke.

There are decent single malts under $30 especially if you have access to a bottle shop with really good prices. I can get Macallan 12 for $40 but under $30 you can find decent single malts like Ardmore, Glenmorangie and maybe Glenlivet. There is a wide variety among single malts based on their geographic origin, barrel type, use of peat and so forth. If you want to try something interesting and crazy oaky try out Deanston's Virgin Oak.

Worthwhile blends I'd suggest trying include Johnny Walker Black, Ballantine's, Dewar's White Label, Dewar's 12, Famous Grouse Black Grouse and Pinch.

The price has gotten out of hand, but Sheep Dip remains one of my favorite blends.
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Re: Whiskey
« Reply #219 on: April 14, 2014, 11:12:29 PM »
Howdy pardnahs.  Been busy in the distilling world lately.  The ADI conference in Seattle was amazing!  Washington State definitely has its s*** together when it comes to craft distilling.

You guys want to talk about good whiskey?  Do whatever it takes to get your hands on some Woodinville Whiskey Company whiskey.  It is way delicious.  Bourbon with rye in the grain bill.  Rye that will bring you to tears.  A vodka made from a bourbon grain bill that will flat-out knock your socks off!

Anyway, since I'm just posting a drive-by... Joe Bob says. "Check this out":

Why You Should Drink More Whiskey

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Re: Whiskey
« Reply #220 on: April 15, 2014, 12:40:55 AM »
Hey Carl, sorry we never managed to hook up when you were here.

I'm glad you enjoyed your visit, and it sounds like I need to make another visit to Woodinville Whiskey, I haven't had their rye yet.
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Re: Whiskey
« Reply #221 on: April 15, 2014, 09:31:11 AM »
I'm going to Kentucky this week, for the sole purpose of drinking.  Where should I go?
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Re: Whiskey
« Reply #222 on: April 22, 2014, 05:53:42 PM »
Just an update. Baker's turns out to be a little hot by itself for me. Took quite a bit of ice melt to take the beast. Basil Hayden's OTOH is sublime out of the gate. Also sublime is Four Roses Single Barrel.
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Re: Whiskey
« Reply #223 on: April 22, 2014, 06:31:52 PM »
Also sublime is Four Roses Single Barrel.

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Re: Whiskey
« Reply #224 on: April 22, 2014, 06:58:49 PM »
Man I want to try the Four Roses but the sticker shock! Consider that a bottle can/will only last a couple evenings if the euge likes it.

I'm back to the Dickel sour mash #8. Really liking what that company provides. A comparison of some Four Roses and Dickel obviously has to happen!

But I'm fully in the bourbon whiskey camp. All I keep is cognac vsop, potato vodka (for martini's) and bourbon- which has the highest turnover.
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