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Dec. 23, 2019, 4:09 p.m.
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I've only dabbled in the bourbons, but the basic Maker's is a bottle that I keep around for when I'm in the mood.  I'm also on the lookout for a bottle of the Maker's 46, which is the same only more aging, mellower.

A friend who is into bourbons has recommended that I look out for a bottle of the Woodford Reserve Distiller's Select.  Haven't tried it, but def on my radar.

Dec. 23, 2019, 6:20 p.m.
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+ 1 on the Woodford, it’s become my bourbon of choice. Not too sweet (Makers) or too “scotchy” (Buffalo Trace). Not expensive for a sipper. I have a bottle of Elija Craig that seems nice so far too. 

I like Makers for Kentucky Mules, in coffee and as something drinkable that any bar or restaurant has on hand  

The $100+/ bottle world is pretty fantastic but I’m making a point of not getting into that realm. I’ll just drink my friends fancy stuff thanks.

March 4, 2020, 5:03 p.m.
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Makers 46 is avail all over the place, and is really tasty. Eagle Rare is good in a similar price range. Bourbon Guild picked:

Eagle > 46 > Woodford for best 750ml < $40US

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IBaKUQ0jv-Y


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March 4, 2020, 7:41 p.m.
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This was fantastic.  (I'm a Laga/Ardbeg fan)

https://www.thebalvenie.com/our-whisky-range/view/the-balvenie-peat-week-2002-vintage/

March 7, 2020, 12:30 p.m.
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Posted by: ReductiMat

This was fantastic.  (I'm a Laga/Ardbeg fan)

https://www.thebalvenie.com/our-whisky-range/view/the-balvenie-peat-week-2002-vintage/

Balvenie has nice offerings. I'm a fan of most 2+ casking processes. Another interesting one for the non peat fans is the Dalmore 15 or Cigar Malt. As nice as the Dalmore18 was, I dont think I fully appreciated it.

March 7, 2020, 12:37 p.m.
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One random note for the bourbons was Larceny. They also have a good site with some drinks for you guys to check out.

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