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Whiskey, Bourbon, Scotch

Discussion in 'GMD Social Forum' started by Einherjar86, Jan 6, 2014.

  1. Draehl

    Draehl Lurker

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    Meh to mixing. Single malt scotch whisky with a splash of water. A decent Scotch blend or a mellow bourbon done the same can also do =D
     
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    dwellerINTHEdark Curator of the mausoleum

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    I like it that way too but those drinks are very awkward on karaoke night!
     
  3. Krigloch the Furious

    Krigloch the Furious Pants full of poo

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    So my boys at Buffalo Trace won the best straight bourbon. Beat out some really good bourbons. So good, so cheap, hell yeah!
     
  4. Einherjar86

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    Very nice.

    I also learned that Temperance, which is made by Bull Run, is no longer going to sport the same label. Seems to me that this is going to be confusing for people looking for "Temperance"...
     
  5. Krigloch the Furious

    Krigloch the Furious Pants full of poo

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    Never even heard of it
     
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    It's been weeks since I had a drink. Time to change that. Gentleman Jack on the rocks.
     
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  7. Einherjar86

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    Enjoying some Willett Rye, rare release. Really fucking good.

    The more I drink rye, the more I realize I enjoy it best with just one ice cube. I like whiskey neat, but one ice cube cools it down a bit and doesn't dilute the flavor.
     
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  8. dwellerINTHEdark

    dwellerINTHEdark Curator of the mausoleum

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    The giant ice cubes are the way to go. Not much dissolving action going on there.
     
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    Willett Rye is phenomenal. That and Hochstadter's Vatted Rye are my two favorites. I also go for one Ice cube
     
  10. Draehl

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    Almost finished off my bottle of Springbank. Something about the lighter saline taste makes it so good for a spring/summer whisky. I've got half a bottle of Aberlour left but will probably get some more summery like a Glenlivet 12 or another Springbank. Or just some Dos Equis and some limes...
     
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  11. Krigloch the Furious

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    I need to get a good rye. Been a long time.
     
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    Krigloch the Furious Pants full of poo

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    Picked up some Old Forester 100 proof for $22
    Will probably open it tonight
    Hate when my grocery store is out of Buffalo Trace
     
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    mutantllama Awesome custom title

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    ^Yeah the grocery store around here was out of Buffalo Trace for over a fucking month so I made sure to grab a bottle.
     
  14. dwellerINTHEdark

    dwellerINTHEdark Curator of the mausoleum

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    Had a lot of Knob Creek last night. It's one of my fave's, along with Buffalo Trace.
     
  15. Draehl

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    Got some Highland Park after seeing it recommended a lot. This stuff is trash TBH. For the ABV it's WAY too hot. I had to do 2:1 scotch to water to even get it tasting like I would expect for a single malt. That said, it does have good peaty flavor, after you tone down the excessive burn. Still, not as bad as Oban.
     
  16. Krigloch the Furious

    Krigloch the Furious Pants full of poo

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    huh?
    Highland Park 12 is GREAT
    Old Forester 100 proof is ok. Has a bite to it for sure.
     
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    I repented and bought a Laphroaig 10yr cask strength (56% ABV) it's gud. Just a step below Lagavulin 16 that has a more well rounded and flavorful taste. This is more in line with Ardbeg in that it has that slight rubbery/medicinal vibe.
     
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    Enjoying a few glasses tonight. Having some Bib & Tucker bourbon now. I really like this, goes down smooth and then has a bit of a nice bite after swallowing.

    Also tried some Leadslingers bourbon recently - anyone else tried this? I don't dislike it, but it's a really sweet pour, heavy on the corn.
     
  19. Krigloch the Furious

    Krigloch the Furious Pants full of poo

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    cousin bought me a bottle of 1792 Single Barrel
    So far so good.
    I'll have to drink more to give my halfassed review
     
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    Oh man, got a bottle of High West "Yippee Ki-Yay" on Thanksgiving, just opened it recently. Fucking delicious.
     

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