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Any Bourbon Drinkers??

Discussion in 'Off-Topic' started by Airman1030, Apr 25, 2011.

  1. Airman1030

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    What's your favorite bourbon?
    BTW - Jack Daniels is NOT a bourbon.

    One of my personal favorites is 18 Year Old Eagle Rare and 18 Year old Sazerac. I personally have over 25 different bourbons though and will post a list when I get home from work tonight.
     
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    Having many years of experience with various swill I have come to embrace Wild Turkey Rare Breed and Knob Creek as staples in my bar with occasional dalliances to a bottle of Bookers 125 proof when I want to really disinfect my insides.

    dave
     
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    I like Eagle Rare but have never seen Sazerac.

    I have about 7-8 bourbons. I also like Blantons Single Barrel. I cracked open a Jeffersons (not Reserve) last week that was good too.

    Lately I've used another as my 'all purpose' drink, one I was introduced to while I was doing some work in Lexington KY a few years back, but can't recall the name of it. Will post back when it comes to me.
     
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    Another vote for Knob Creek here. I also enjoy Makers Mark and Woodford Reserve.
     
  5. Airman1030

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    I've wanted to try the barrel proof Wild Turkey.

    It's not Woodford Reserve is it? That's another good one too. I have two bottles of Blantons. It's one of my favorites but I do sip on it once in awhile.
     
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    Buffalo Trace! That's the one. My local liquor store never heard of it. They ordered it for me and now I see it in stock most of the time$
     
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    If I had to pick an all-time favorite it would be Blanton's.
     
  8. Airman1030

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    Buffalo Trace is good. They actually own Blantons, Eagle Rare and several other bourbons. The place I shop in Walpole always has it in stock.
     
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    Wild Turkey 1st, Maker's 2nd. Just a taste thing.
     
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    I keep Bulleit and Maker's Mark on hand for when I'm feeling like something for the cheap seats. I also pick up a bottle or two of blanton's every year for the derby. For the moment, Blanton's is my favorite.

    I tried to like woodford'd reserve and buffalo trace, but just couldn't get into them.
     
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    Knob Creek of course!
     
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    +1 for Buff Trace
     
  13. Airman1030

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    I never would have guessed that you like Knob Creek.......[wink]You should put it somewhere in your profile..........[smile]
     
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    I've long been a fan of both Knob Creek and Maker's Mark.
    Anything out of the Buffalo Trace Distillery is pretty good.
     
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    If you haven't tried it, give Ezra Brooks a whirl. For the money, Ezra Brooks is one of the smoothest and hearty bourbons on the market. You may have a bit of a time finding it but it's worth it. I've tried and like the others mentioned here but EB is right in that league at a far lower price, imho.
    Rome
     
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    blantons, basil hayden, bookers, knob creek, makers mark- in that order
     
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    +1
     
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    + 2 for sure !
     
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    A maker's mark fan, here.
     
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    woodford reserve and Jefferson's reserve
     
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    Another vote for Buffalo Trace (thanks to the recommendations of a couple of NES'ers), and Knob Creek.
     
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    I don't drink nearly as much as I used to....but for the "amber liquors" my preference is for the following - Knob Creek, Jim Beam, Maker's Mark.
     
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    Ezra is good, and if I'm venturing into Rye, Old Overholt is a good one, and I think is what they use exclusively at Craigie's on Main.
     
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    18 y/o Elijah Craig and Four Roses single barrel
     
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    +1 for Buff Trace - another good one from the same distillery is Elmer T. Lee (single barrel) - its incredibly smooth for the price
     
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    Other than the occasional beer, I pretty much drink nothing but Bourbon. Knob Creek is my staple, mostly because when I go out I know most places will have it. But also like and drink at home Blanton's, Booker's, Baker's, and Woodford Reserve.

    The absolute best I've ever tasted is the first edition of the Parker's Heritage Collection. Freakin' heaven on earth, that stuff was. Limited edition, though, and it's all long gone now. I've got a bottle of the second edition in my cabinet, but at $200/bottle, I'm too cheap to actually drink it [laugh] The fourth edition came out last August and is a slightly more reasonable $90. They used wheat in this one instead of rye as their adjunct grain. I'm interested to try it.
     
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    Yeah, Buffalo Trace is one smooth whiskey. Evan Williams Single Barrel is another good one. The '98 release was great and the 2000 is nice as well. Bulliet is underrated in my opinion. Don't see a lot written about it but I always have a bottle open on the shelf. Blanton's, Bookers, the list goes on.
     
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    Woodford Reserve, Knob Creek,and then Makers
     
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    Used Bulleit in a bourbon bacon marmalade this weekend... boy, was it worth it. Such a damn fine bourbon.
     

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