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had me a couple of tall glasses of Wellers reserve this past weekend. A little sharper than Basil, but very similar. enjoyed it
 

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Tired of beer today. About to crack open roses
 

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had me a couple of tall glasses of Wellers reserve this past weekend. A little sharper than Basil, but very similar. enjoyed it
Basil is a weak bourbon IMO. Not bad tasting, but it doesn't have the kick most bourbons have because it's such low proof. Wellers is great for the price, much better. 107 or full proof is where it's at with Wellers.
 

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Basil is a weak bourbon IMO. Not bad tasting, but it doesn't have the kick most bourbons have because it's such low proof. Wellers is great for the price, much better. 107 or full proof is where it's at with Wellers.

Bookers and bakers are basil with a kick. ;)
 

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I wish I liked whiskey. Keep trying it and it doesn't get better for me. I don't know if I could drink enough of it to start liking it.

Having some Cap'n and DDP tonight. That's close, right?
 

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I have been venturing out on Tennessee whiskeys not named Jack. Dickell 12 has been pretty good with Coke. It's a bit more floral. I'm looking to try Uncle Nearest next. I'll have to check out Binny's today.
 

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I have been really liking the double oaked bourbon's lately. Woodford Double Oaked maybe the best bourbon I have had. It has a sweet, maple initial taste and finishes smooth with hints of chocolate. Though the Beam is quite a bit cheaper and flatter by comparison it is still a very pleasant sipper. The bourbon that surprised me the least was Dickel's 8 your bourbon. It's really a Tennessee whiskey that has picked up more oaky and vanilla notes from aging. It's the least surprising because I love Tennessee whiskey in general, I'm a big fan of Dickel and I fully expected to love this new batch as well. For $35/ bottle it's worth buying a couple. You can see how low I am.
I also was gifted a bottle of New Riff and it has been delicious as well. I think I have hit my stride in bourbon appreciation and now am starting to pick up the intricate flavors as well as being able to enjoy lower proof offerings neat. Next on my list to snag is Four Roses small batch and Old Forrester 1910.

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I have been venturing out on Tennessee whiskeys not named Jack. Dickell 12 has been pretty good with Coke. It's a bit more floral. I'm looking to try Uncle Nearest next. I'll have to check out Binny's today.
Uncle Nearest sucks... I tried both 1856 and 1884. Not a fan.
 

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Restocked last night. So fucking good. Shame the price has shot up to almost 100 a bottle.

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We need a Hibiki and sushi night soon. I see Sinatra shot up to $170 and after reading the reviews I talked myself out of buying the bottle I found.
 

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Kubo has some fire whiskey that I like to get, but its $10 a glass. Yame, delicious. Nccstud Nccstud can verify.
 

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Shane and his family took me out to a nice sushi dinner.
 
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