Bourbon Recommendation

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  1. rlh2

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    I wouldn't consider myself a big drinker, but I do enjoy whiskey when I can. I came upon Bulleit Bourbon Frontier Whiskey and must pass along what I've experienced. This is a great 25$ -$30 rye whiskey. I have really enjoyed it. Just wanted to pass along my recommendation.
     
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    I haven't had the Bulliet Rye(green label), but I enjoy their straight bourbon. I also like Buffalo Trace.
     
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    It's got a red label. Just the regular label as far as I know. Good stuff.
     
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    Thanks I'll give it a shot, next time I see it.
     
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    Bulleit straight bourbon is great stuff. I haven't had their rye. I just recently finished a bottle of Eagle Rare single barrel bourbon. The bottle was only around $30 for a 750ml, which I thought was an excellent price for a single barrel. I loved it and may have finished it a little to quickly :4: Definitely worth checking out.
     
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    Maybe I'm wrong. I'll check when I stock up tomorrow.
     
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    This is the stuff I'm talking about. Very good. I think it's got a rye base???
     
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    Drinking it now. Good stuff.
    Prefer Knob Creek, if I gotta go cheap - Dickel.
     
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    Love Dickel white label
     
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    Wild turkey! Rare Breed!
     
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    Buffalo Trace is pretty good stuff I think. Lately I been enjoying Willett. a bit pricy but it sure is tasty
     
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    Has anyone tried the new Jim Bean's bourbon? I think it's called Devil's Cut. It's supposed to be heavy on the oak which is why I'm interested.
     
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    just a fyi a bourbon really cant be a rye. bourbon must be at least 51% corn by US law. sorry im kind of nuts when it comes to booze
    but my favorites are woodford reserve, and basil hayden but i haven't tried the bulliet bourbon but i'll have to now. not a big fan of rye so i wont try that one
     
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    Anyone ever try either of the blanton single barrels or eagle rare
     
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    Makers Mark is what I prefer
     
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    Has anyone tried Larceny? Someone gave me that recommendation but I can't seem to find it near me. Trying to figure out if it is worth the trouble...
     
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    I like devils cut, it comes in at 90 proof, the wood flavored are there, I always drink it neat but wonder if it was on the rocks it could pull out more flavor??

    In fact I add about 1 shot per 2 lbs of meat to
    My last few batches of jerky, changing over from using knob creek and its worked out well.
     
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    Give it a try, Devils Cut is very smooth.
     
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    Yup , smooth :)
     
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    For bourbon, I like Knob Creek or Maker's Mark, but will definitely try Bulliet Rye. Although I am hooked to single malt scotch: Oban, Dalwhinnie, and Ardbeg among others. I nurse every glass as they're not cheap.
     
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    I love this stuff. Neither here nor there, but they used undoctored bottles of Bulleit for props on the HBO series Deadwood. Like they fell right out of the 19th century.
     
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    I as well,

    However my brother n law and I opened a bottle of Elijah Craig 18 yr a few nughts ago and it blew knob out of the water.. Wow.
     
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    I'm typically a Maker's man if I'm drinking bourbon, but I actually really like Woodford Reserve quite a bit as well.
     
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    Basil Hayden or Blanton's would be what I would recommend. Both are very good.
     
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    I was never a whiskey or boubon drinker in any way, but a friend made me try some Bulleit in my coffee in camp once, it was really good! I keep some around since then. I'll have a bit in the evening now and then also. Not being a real whiskey drinker, I've put it in hot chocolate, apple juice, and on the rocks, all are good.

    I've tried a few other things, nothing has quite hit the spot in the same way Bulleit has for me. The little tiny bottles are a nice way to try different things, or half pints. I've found pints and half pints of Bulleit, they make good gifts, or bottles for camp use. I give away the little tiny bottles to friends to try now and then also.
     
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    Makers Mark here too.
     
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    Bourbon and rye are two different animals.
    In the United States, "rye whiskey" is, by law, made from a mash of at least 51 percent rye.
    In the US bourbon by law has to be made from a grain mixture that is at least 51% corn.

    Marker's Mark a favorite of mine.
     
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    Im a Gentlemen Jack, but Knob Creek is pretty damn good.
     
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    Honestly unless it is Irish whiskey I generally drink my whiskey mixed (So I can enjoy it longer). So I stick to Jack and mix it with a bit of root beer, old fashioned or homemade if I can get it. Think your stuff would mix well?
     
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    Yes Its good, very different flavor from the standard Jim Beam. I've also tried the Honey and the Red Stag Black Cherry. The Black Cherry makes a great whisky sour.
     
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    For the money, a nice cheap one would be Buffalo Trace. From the same people but a step up would be Eagle Rare for still a good price.
     
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    Jim Beam Devil's Cut...kinda stout, but oh so tasty. It's got a strong hint of a oak-y, caramel-ish, with a vanilla finish.
     
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    Bulleit is my favorite these days as well. I like their rye just fine, but I prefer their bourbon.
     
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    This thread makes me anxious for the fall and a nice mug of spiced apple cider slugged with some Woodford Reserve. Hard to make that work when it's 100 degrees outside. Wonder how cold the air conditioner could make it in here...?
     
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    Buffalo Trace is excellent. The rye version of BB is like a party in your mouth...never disappoints. I like my blended whiskeys as they tend to be smoother, but the BB rye is very, very good.
     
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    Ellington Reserve. Inexpensive, smooth, good taste. Neat or on the rocks. Don't laugh at the price 'til you try it.
     
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    I'll have to give this one a try. My daily bourbon is Evan Williams another reasonably priced bourbon. On the trail I'll splurge on one of the higher priced/higher quality? bourbons.
     
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    I'm a Jim Beam man mostly. Regular white label, Devils Cut, Black, Rye, Red Stag. I like em all. But if I'm feeling like dropping some cash I like Makers Mark. I'd like to try Jim Beam Jacobs ghost. I've heard good things.
     
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    Bulliet Rye has a green label. Both are good. My favorites.

    That said, Scotch is the king of whisky. Only one allowed to drop the "e".
     
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    Makers Mark
     
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    I live in bourbon country, lots of distillers nearby. Makers mark or Buffalo Trace for special and Jim Beam for everyday is my choice. Had a glass of Pappy Van winkle 23 year, well worth the price ( but I'm a cheap skate).
     
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    I like Makers Mark, but I can have two bottles of Ellington for the same price. Buffalo Trace or Knob Creek don't do it fo me.
     
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    Bulleit is my favorite drinking whiskey!!! My sipping whiskey is Bookers. I strongly suggest trying Bookers it is one of the only whiskeys that is uncut. It comes straight from the barrel and is loaded with flavors.
     
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    Knob Creek or Four Roses are the two top choices followed by Buffalo Trace and Makers Mark 46.
     
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    Yes, Bulliet is my favorite. I havent had a chance to pick up a bottle of the rye yet. When I spot a bottle, I'll be giving it a try.
     
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    I've been enjoying a bottle of W.L. Weller recently. Also, Whistle Pig rye is pretty nice too
     
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    Maker's 46

    Scott
     
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    My regular go to for social gatherings is Evan Williams green label. Its cheap...mixes good...and I don't feel bad sharing.

    But my favorite go to is buffalo trace. I'm a little more stingy with that.

    ~~Dave
     

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