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Old 08-21-2018, 01:05 AM
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I have heard good things about The Ostrich, but I have never been myself.
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Old 08-25-2018, 01:35 PM
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Probably not something most of you would drink, but Tin Cup "whiskey" is great for shooting. It's really sweet, but not sickly so. Even comes with its own little shot glass for pouring.

I know what I'm bringing to my next camping trip. Jameson has been a staple for years, but its nice to try something new.
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Been on a Japanese whisky kick for awhile. Probably not letting up either. Goooooood stuff.
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Went to a whiskey share on Saturday, omg so many good bottles

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Someone showed up with Kirkland Bourbon? Baller.
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Yeah, it was actually pretty good. We all were impressed with it.
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Some of my whisky bottles on my console table...got a bit more in the cabinet but scotch and whiskies are pretty much all I drink.

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Originally Posted by 97BlackAckCL View Post
Yamazaki
Yeah, took some effort to procure the bottles I have (I have one more 12er in my cabinet)...they are uber-rare and $$$$ to get in the scalpers market now.
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Yeah, impossible to find around here without special orders. Going to try and find some next time I go over the border to Ohio
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Yeah, impossible to find around here without special orders. Going to try and find some next time I go over the border to Ohio
Good luck!

Up here in Canada, there are no more vendors that carry Yamazaki whatsoever. The bottles I have are all directly from Japan.
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What's your (alcohol) spirit?

A thread similar to the beer thread but for the stronger stuff.

Johnnie Walker is a standard for me. Right now I'm on the Black Label.



I recently went to Rebecca Creek distillery in San Antonio and brought back this stuff. It's quite good.

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Sipping some Dewar's Signature right now.
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Sipping some Dewar's Signature right now.
I still need to take your recommendation and try that sometime...

However, the rate at which I am going through bottles of "The Ancestor", it would be entirely cost prohibitive. I ain't no Boostedjack, and I need to fund a 529 plan now!
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Somewhat to the tune of 2 Live Crew's 'Hoochie Mama'

"I ain't no Boostedjack!"
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At the complete risk of needing to attend some local meeting where I introduce myself and everyone responds in unison back with the word "Hi Joe", I would like to state my professional level on this topic

Start off, I typically keep around 100 to 120 bottle on my bar at any given moment, though lately I've been trying to round this down some.

Here's a pic of the gameroom - bar on right


Vodka's and Tequilla's


Whiskey's and Bourbon's


Rum's


Odds and ends (Gin too)


Note: left the Scotch section out - as room for growth on the topic.

Favorites...

Rum, is now Plantation XO - 20 year.


Vodka - got 4, Kettle1 is tops, Ciroc, Gray, Belvadire all follow
Odds and ends (Gin too)


Scotch is now the drink - favorite is Belvenie (just a 12, but I have the Caribbean 14 on my bar too)
[img]Odds and ends (Gin too)


And if I need to feel high class - although not a favorite, there's always this.
Odds and ends (Gin too)


Figured I could share a light up picture too -


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I know where the next meet-up is going to be held....
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That's quite the mancave and liquor cabinet!
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I see PIttsburgh sports stuff on the wall
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I see PIttsburgh sports stuff on the wall
And only Pittsburgh stuff on those walls. Everyone else is irrelevant.... except for the hockey puck collection. All teams are loved there...AHL and ECHL included.
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Originally Posted by stogie1020 View Post
I know where the next meet-up is going to be held....
Thats what itís for...friends and family. And when the mother in law comes over...need to prep for that, but thatís another story.

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That's quite the mancave and liquor cabinet!
Thanks - built all of it myself - bar included
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Wow, impressive collection!
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I thought my 2 whiskey cabinets was impressive Damn!
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SVTour, did you used to barkeep or something?
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I thought my 2 whiskey cabinets was impressive Damn!
I see your collection...I'm impressed. Some nice stuff in there...

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SVTour, did you used to barkeep or something?
No, no...when I said professional, I meant the taster on the other side of the bar.
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So your dog isn't the bouncer
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So your dog isn't the bouncer
Naw, neither of my shepherds will throw people out...usually folks try to run out on their own and the dogs drag them back in.

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Can anyone recommend a $30-$50 rum I can buy for a friend? It's expensive but he usually drinks crap.
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Kraken for a bit of spiced. Or Railean if you can find it out there. It's a local distillery here on the swamp coast and they make a pretty nice product.
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Dos Mederos 5+3 runs about $40...5+5 runs about $55

Plantation 20 XO runs about $45

Diplomatico Reserve runs about $40

Appleton Estate Reserve ~$35

All are good sipping rums (non mixers)

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I love Barcelo Rum but I usually bring it from the Dominican Republic. Not sure if locally it tastes the same.
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Went to pick up some more basic JW Black today...but decided to step it up a 1/4 notch and got double black.

Didn't quite realize this was a fire on the barn door-water run off like Laphroaig. Needless, I'll give it a few times before judgement....but here's what I'm sippin' on tonight.

JW double black

Single rock...like my drinks cold.

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^ If you go past the Black Label and towards Gold Label or higher, I would urge you to use chilled whisky stones/cubes instead of ice.
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Neat is my style but I take one glass and add a tad of ice per bottle I buy
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Neat is my style but I take one glass and add a tad of ice per bottle I buy
Consider trying your whisky with chilled stones/cubes if you like to have a cooler drink...
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