Let's talk uppity liquor

Discussion in 'The Studio Lounge' started by memebag, Mar 20, 2011.

  1. scotchandcigar

    scotchandcigar arrogant bastard

    I would get honey, lemon, and Drambuie. Must be an eastern european thing.

    By the way, I'm a single-malt scotch fan (could you guess?) - so I can assist with scotch-related questions - but I also got turned-on to good American whiskies/bourbons. Had a bottle of Jack Daniels single barrel at a cigar dinner, and it was quite good, but pricey. Now if I want a good bourbon for a decent price I'll get the Eagle Rare 10 yr single-barrel.
     
  2. blyons200

    blyons200 These pretzels are making me thirsty.

    I visited Wild Turkey, Woodford Reserve, and Jim Beam. I didn't have time to see them all, hopefully I can go back. I did buy 2 bottles at Wild Turkey and one at Woodford Reserve.
     
  3. tdevine

    tdevine Guest

    Woodford Reserve was the one distillery we didn't get to tour, it stormed that afternoon. Instead we got a presentation with a free sample and bourbon balls. If you make it back I recommend Buffalo Trace, Four Roses, Makers Mark and the Kentucky Cooperage. People often forget the cooperage but that's where most of bourbon's flavor comes from!
     
  4. memebag

    memebag Top Brass, ADVP

    Sunday I had a "Paloma" for the first time. It's just 3 parts grapefruit soda and 1 part tequila. I actually had two, one made with Squirt and 1800 silver that was lame, and one made with Jarritos and 1800 reposado that was like a thousand tiny angels kissing my mouth's taint.
     
  5. HecticArt

    HecticArt Administrator

    Now that's a visual I didn't need before bed.
    The videos showings shredded human flesh from the shark week show tonight is actually much more cheerful .
     
  6. Wolf

    Wolf The Lone Wolf

    Quite lying, that what Casual did to you in order to become your V.P. :D
     
  7. HecticArt

    HecticArt Administrator

    OK, last night we went to a sushi joint in St Louis and I was drinking a few martinis. The Mrs thought it would be fun to do a couple of shots since they had a list of funny named shots. I forgot what this one was called, but it had bacon in it. [​IMG]
    It actually wasn't too bad. And it had bacon in it.

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  8. Ehilbert1

    Ehilbert1 Ooh-Rah!!!!

    Uppity for us Marines is Mad Dog 20/20 green and purple!
     
  9. hyson

    hyson Forum Jerk

    Do jarheads drink it or just squirt it in their eye while doing shots?
     
  10. blyons200

    blyons200 These pretzels are making me thirsty.

    Bling bling mofo
     

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  11. Ehilbert1

    Ehilbert1 Ooh-Rah!!!!



    Both!!! :beer:
     
  12. tdevine

    tdevine Guest

    I'll talk uppity Bourbon and mention I got a bottle of Pappy Van Winkle 15 Y.O. this year! No crazy lines, lotteries or price gouging to get it either. I heard rumors it was around locally; called a few stores and 20 minutes later I had it. Saving it for my birthday in 2 weeks :)
     
  13. hyson

    hyson Forum Jerk

    I heard that's some good freaking stuff. :bowdown: enjoy
     
  14. Jimr

    Jimr Member

    They don't sell that in this state but they do sell the 23 year old stuff. I've tried it once but never spent the $250 for a bottle.

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  15. tdevine

    tdevine Guest

    Did I raise the uppity liquor bar too high? :D

    My latest bourbons since the Pappy has been Blantons (b-day present), 1792 Ridgemont Reserve, Eagle Rare (great deal, only $5 more than Buffalo Trace) and John J. Bowman Single Barrel (visited these guys in Fredericksburg, VA). It's been freakin' cold all winter so stiff drinks have been needed.
     
  16. HecticArt

    HecticArt Administrator

    If you dont.......who will?

    Everyone needs goals.
     
  17. Casual Fan

    Casual Fan Surprisingly nice

    I'd like to talk about Virginia's official beer, Pabst Blue Schmibbon (PBS).
     
  18. Aaron

    Aaron Moderator

    You guys ever drink some Absinthe?

    My last few trips to the French Quarter, I indulged a bit.
    The Napoleon House for a Sazerac cocktail, and the Old Absinthe House, for some absinthe, of course.
     
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  19. scotchandcigar

    scotchandcigar arrogant bastard

    Good job resurrecting the thread. I didn't realize it was that old. And what happened to half these guys?

    Anyway, I have had absinthe a couple of times in the last year or so. Not a big fan, but it's a trendy thing today. My understanding is that absinthe was once deadly, hence the reputation. But today's version is only the same in name. Maybe someone can chime-in with accurate info.
     
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  20. Aaron

    Aaron Moderator

    I bought a bottle at the local wine cellar. 151 proof!

    [​IMG]
     
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