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by H. N o w b a r
November 21st, 2020, 4:58 pm
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: The Bourbon Thread
Replies: 3989
Views: 223333

Re: The Bourbon Thread

What's everyone's take on Stagg "Jr."? Good stuff? Never had it, but also interested in feedback. Me too. Saw it locally for $99 but wasn’t sure high proof bourbon is in my wheelhouse. Clocks in at 120 I believe The batch 14 bottle in my hand says 130.2! I've had a few drams. It's a full bodied bou...
by H. N o w b a r
November 7th, 2020, 3:43 pm
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: The Bourbon Thread
Replies: 3989
Views: 223333

Re: The Bourbon Thread

Andrew Kotowski wrote:
November 7th, 2020, 8:31 am
Five bottles of MWND at Issaquah BevMo for $109.99. Would call and confirm before you go.

Solid price. I picked up a couple of bottles for about $115 each (pre tax of course)
by H. N o w b a r
November 7th, 2020, 3:40 pm
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: The Bourbon Thread
Replies: 3989
Views: 223333

Re: The Bourbon Thread

Brandon R wrote:
November 6th, 2020, 8:28 am
Up to $100 here too.

Same here. Will go with the majority vote.
by H. N o w b a r
November 1st, 2020, 1:27 pm
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: The Bourbon Thread
Replies: 3989
Views: 223333

Re: The Bourbon Thread

Adam Noble wrote:
October 26th, 2020, 6:24 pm
Mike Maguire wrote:
October 26th, 2020, 4:46 pm
Andrew Kotowski wrote:
October 26th, 2020, 4:40 pm

I'd be interested. Hell, we've got enough of a contingent here locally!!!
Indeed!!!
In. And I know at least 3 other Berserkers in the area who would be as well.
Count me IN please.
H
by H. N o w b a r
October 14th, 2020, 7:27 pm
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: The Bourbon Thread
Replies: 3989
Views: 223333

Re: The Bourbon Thread

Hello! I am searching for W.L. Weller 12 year and/or CYPB to purchase for my wedding anniversary, and I thought I would reach out here to see if anyone is interested in selling? Thank you! Already sounds better than my rationale (aspiring alcoholic), so best of luck! These guys sell it locally (Sea...
by H. N o w b a r
October 14th, 2020, 7:23 pm
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: The Bourbon Thread
Replies: 3989
Views: 223333

Re: The Bourbon Thread

I picked up a couple of bottle of the Weller Special Reserve and have already put it a dent in the first bottle. Has anyone tried the recently released Shenk's, Bombergers or Jack Daniel's Heritage? H I haven’t yet but I did pick up a Shenks and Bombergers so I hope to sometime soon. Assuming they ...
by H. N o w b a r
October 10th, 2020, 7:00 pm
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: The Bourbon Thread
Replies: 3989
Views: 223333

Re: The Bourbon Thread

I picked up a couple of bottle of the Weller Special Reserve and have already put it a dent in the first bottle.

Has anyone tried the recently released Shenk's, Bombergers or Jack Daniel's Heritage?

H
by H. N o w b a r
October 2nd, 2020, 1:08 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: de Negoce offer
Replies: 7543
Views: 475694

Re: de Negoce offer

It's likely a winery who does not have a second label. That rules Quilceda and DeLille out for me. What makes you say that? I don't think that's necessarily true. Why would a winery with a second label choose to sell it's premium juice to the bulk market when it can use it to increase the quality a...
by H. N o w b a r
October 2nd, 2020, 12:39 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: de Negoce offer
Replies: 7543
Views: 475694

Re: de Negoce offer

It's likely a winery who does not have a second label. That rules Quilceda and DeLille out for me.
by H. N o w b a r
September 24th, 2020, 4:49 pm
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: Bourbon - Need advice
Replies: 29
Views: 2584

Re: Bourbon - Need advice

Dale Bowers wrote:
July 8th, 2020, 7:23 am
What to get a bottle of Bourbon for my friend's upcoming birthday. He drinks Woodford Reserve as a daily drinker. Anything suggestions for something similar for special occasions in the $200-$400 range?
Dale, let us know what you end up getting your friend. [cheers.gif]
by H. N o w b a r
September 17th, 2020, 4:25 pm
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: What SCOTCH are you drinking?
Replies: 769
Views: 54366

Re: What SCOTCH are you drinking?

I've always loved the Highland Park 18. The Oban 14 is a heck of a burner bottle. [cheers.gif] Yup, the Highland 18 is a house favourite. Definitely the Oban 14 is a good anytime whisky. I looked up its price in the US; and it's apparently a bit cheaper here in Manila at just under $75/bottle. I lo...
by H. N o w b a r
September 16th, 2020, 6:42 pm
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: What SCOTCH are you drinking?
Replies: 769
Views: 54366

Re: What SCOTCH are you drinking?

LMD Ermitaño wrote:
August 25th, 2020, 8:17 pm
Last night’s nightcap - as good as ever. My eldest (the only one of my children that likes whisky) likes it a lot.

I've always loved the Highland Park 18. The Oban 14 is a heck of a burner bottle. [cheers.gif]
by H. N o w b a r
September 14th, 2020, 12:21 pm
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: The Bourbon Thread
Replies: 3989
Views: 223333

Re: The Bourbon Thread

Anybody into the Bookers small batch releases? I had the Bookers Country Ham Batch and loved it. I'm usually not into high proofs but this was well balanced even at 124.7 proof. I've got a couple of bottles of the "Granny's Batch" and am slowly drinking my way through it. Don't think I'll buy it ag...
by H. N o w b a r
September 14th, 2020, 12:21 pm
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: The Bourbon Thread
Replies: 3989
Views: 223333

Re: The Bourbon Thread

Anybody into the Bookers small batch releases? I had the Bookers Country Ham Batch and loved it. I'm usually not into high proofs but this was well balanced even at 124.7 proof. I haven't tried Bookers yet, though I just picked up a bottle of the Boston Batch and a Little Book Lessons Honored. Real...
by H. N o w b a r
September 12th, 2020, 3:28 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What bottle of wine did you open today?
Replies: 12544
Views: 489693

Re: What bottle of wine did you open today?

2002 Leonetti Reserve. Dark flavors of cherry and berries. Well integrated. Great finish. Some aged Leonetti's are dominated by oak vs fruit. This was not the case. Very pleasant bottle and drinking well right now.
by H. N o w b a r
September 6th, 2020, 12:41 pm
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: Inside the World of Black Market Bourbon
Replies: 4
Views: 1196

Re: Inside the World of Black Market Bourbon

Nice read. thanks for sharing.
by H. N o w b a r
August 30th, 2020, 5:21 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What bottle of wine did you open today?
Replies: 12544
Views: 489693

Re: What bottle of wine did you open today?

2002 Jones Family Vineyard Cabernet. Breathing right now!
by H. N o w b a r
August 30th, 2020, 5:20 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What bottle of wine did you open today?
Replies: 12544
Views: 489693

Re: What bottle of wine did you open today?

T Welch wrote:
August 29th, 2020, 3:42 pm
H. N o w b a r wrote:
August 29th, 2020, 11:08 am
1999 Price Mountain Cabernet Reserve. Drank beautifully last night.
Pride Mountain?
yup. fat fingered it.
by H. N o w b a r
August 29th, 2020, 11:08 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What bottle of wine did you open today?
Replies: 12544
Views: 489693

Re: What bottle of wine did you open today?

1999 Pride Mountain Cabernet Reserve. Drank beautifully last night.
by H. N o w b a r
August 28th, 2020, 1:24 pm
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: The Bourbon Thread
Replies: 3989
Views: 223333

Re: The Bourbon Thread

JC J o u a s wrote:
August 27th, 2020, 7:05 pm
Happened upon the better part of a case of Stagg Jr batch #14 130.2 at a Shop Rite Liquors in NJ for $59.99/btl while picking up a gyro at the Greek place next door.

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Well done. Enjoy!
by H. N o w b a r
August 9th, 2020, 2:33 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Official Costco Thread
Replies: 2123
Views: 285023

Re: Official Costco Thread

Picked up some 2012 Fontodi Flaccianello della Pieve today for $99.99.
by H. N o w b a r
August 5th, 2020, 11:00 am
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: The Bourbon Thread
Replies: 3989
Views: 223333

Re: The Bourbon Thread

Great tip on the search tool!

Better tip on calling before you go to the store!

Many of the listed bottles were not actually available or were kept in the back and required inquiry.

Thanks again,
H
by H. N o w b a r
August 5th, 2020, 12:00 am
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: What SCOTCH are you drinking?
Replies: 769
Views: 54366

Re: What SCOTCH are you drinking?

My go to used to be Macallan 18 but Been drinking some Oban 14 now that Macallan 18 is twice the price. Still have a few bottles of 18 left though. :)
by H. N o w b a r
August 4th, 2020, 11:47 pm
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: The Bourbon Thread
Replies: 3989
Views: 223333

Re: The Bourbon Thread

Is it my imagination or is Eagle Rare 10 year getting hard to find in Seattle? I find it pretty regularly on the Plateau at the $34.99 price point. Picked up 2 x Bookers Granny Batch ($89) and Weller 107 ($49) on a recent trip to Roseburg. Booker tasted greedy, but had a bit of a funky peanut smell...
by H. N o w b a r
August 4th, 2020, 7:38 pm
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: The Bourbon Thread
Replies: 3989
Views: 223333

Re: The Bourbon Thread

Is it my imagination or is Eagle Rare 10 year getting hard to find in Seattle?
by H. N o w b a r
July 22nd, 2020, 11:02 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What bottle of wine did you open today?
Replies: 12544
Views: 489693

Re: What bottle of wine did you open today?

De Negoce #6. May be my favorite so far.

2006 Hendry Red Wine. Solid
by H. N o w b a r
July 21st, 2020, 7:57 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?
Replies: 14932
Views: 746428

Re: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?

Like many wise members on this board: 5 x 2018 Rivers-Marie Calistoga Cabernet Sauvignon 3 x 2018 Rivers-Marie Herb Lamb Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon 3 x 2018 Rivers-Marie Lore Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon 4 x 2018 Rivers-Marie Cabernet Sauvignon 6 x 2018 Rivers-Marie Panek Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon...
by H. N o w b a r
July 20th, 2020, 12:47 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Official Costco Thread
Replies: 2123
Views: 285023

Re: Official Costco Thread

I bought a couple bottles of Albert Lebrun Grand Cru NV Brut Champagne at Costco yesterday for about $26 a bottle. I thought it was great juice for the price. I couldn't find any information on W-S basic, but I think it's a good find and will buy more.

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by H. N o w b a r
July 19th, 2020, 3:53 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What bottle of wine did you open today?
Replies: 12544
Views: 489693

Re: What bottle of wine did you open today?

Last night: 2015 Kosta Browne Pinot Noir Gap's Crown Vineyard. Really enjoyed this pinot even though it wasn't rated by Parker. That's usually a bad sign but no regrets on this wine. 2016 Chateau Fonroque. Medium bodied and pleasant. Given its youth and unsurprisingly it got better and better the lo...
by H. N o w b a r
July 13th, 2020, 3:20 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?
Replies: 14932
Views: 746428

Re: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?

My full allocation of Aubert's Fall release wines. [cheers.gif]
by H. N o w b a r
July 10th, 2020, 4:31 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 1996 Leonetti Cellar Cabernet Sauvignon American (USA, American)
Replies: 17
Views: 611

Re: TN: 1996 Leonetti Cellar Cabernet Sauvignon American (USA, American)

Oh very interesting. The only 96 WA I have left are a couple of bottles of QC. Curious then to check in on them! 96 QC was a good choice to cellar. It was pretty backwards early on but got so much better with age. The 94 QC is still one of my favorites, though unfortunately, I have only one bottle ...
by H. N o w b a r
July 9th, 2020, 12:17 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 1996 Leonetti Cellar Cabernet Sauvignon American (USA, American)
Replies: 17
Views: 611

Re: TN: 1996 Leonetti Cellar Cabernet Sauvignon American (USA, American)

1996 was a freeze year resulting in significant crop loss. I've drank all of my 1996 Washington wines, but glad to hear this one has held up well.
by H. N o w b a r
July 9th, 2020, 10:59 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Aubert
Replies: 22
Views: 2135

Re: Aubert

Anton D wrote:
July 9th, 2020, 8:52 am
Aubert is one of the wineries that I like so much I prepare for the pain.

Delish.
Ditto. Maxed my allocation as usual. [cheers.gif]
by H. N o w b a r
July 9th, 2020, 7:32 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: de Negoce offer
Replies: 7543
Views: 475694

Re: de Negoce offer

I received a notice last night that #8 is on its way.
by H. N o w b a r
June 27th, 2020, 8:24 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What bottle of wine did you open today?
Replies: 12544
Views: 489693

Re: What bottle of wine did you open today?

2003 Peter Michael Les Pavots
2006 Cayuse Widowmaker
by H. N o w b a r
June 26th, 2020, 4:20 pm
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: LTB: Aged Cali Cabs 1991-2005
Replies: 11
Views: 1223

Re: LTB: Aged Cali Cabs

It would be helpful if you could define "aged" for this purpose or give an vintage range.
by H. N o w b a r
June 22nd, 2020, 11:07 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What bottle of wine did you open today?
Replies: 12544
Views: 489693

Re: What bottle of wine did you open today?

Last night: Marc Hebrant Billecart Rose 2004 Poderi Luigi Einaudi Barolo 2005 Domenico Clerico Barolo Pajana 2009 Produttori del Barbaresco 2010 Altesino Brunello di Montalcino 2017 De Negoce Cab Franc 2005 Pajana won the night! Tonight: TBD but probably back to the new world. How was De Negoce CF ...
by H. N o w b a r
June 20th, 2020, 11:57 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What bottle of wine did you open today?
Replies: 12544
Views: 489693

Re: What bottle of wine did you open today?

Last night:

Marc Hebrant
Billecart Rose

2004 Poderi Luigi Einaudi Barolo
2005 Domenico Clerico Barolo Pajana
2009 Produttori del Barbaresco
2010 Altesino Brunello di Montalcino

2017 De Negoce Cab Franc

2005 Pajana won the night!

Tonight:

TBD but probably back to the new world.
by H. N o w b a r
June 18th, 2020, 2:55 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: de Negoce offer
Replies: 7543
Views: 475694

Re: de Negoce offer

No. 2 arrived in Settle today. Bottle temp and corks are good.
by H. N o w b a r
June 16th, 2020, 6:23 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What bottle of wine did you open today?
Replies: 12544
Views: 489693

Re: What bottle of wine did you open today?

2004 Pride Mountain Vineyards Merlot. The tannins are still there, but so is the fruit...and a lot of wood.
by H. N o w b a r
June 16th, 2020, 6:18 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Aubert Fall Release - Save the Date
Replies: 58
Views: 4968

Re: Aubert Fall Release - Save the Date

Congrats on making the list. Buy your allocation without hesitation. You won't regret it. [cheers.gif]
by H. N o w b a r
June 16th, 2020, 12:15 pm
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: A few Cali Cabs coming from NJ Storage
Replies: 2
Views: 616

Re: A few Cali Cabs coming from NJ Storage

Thanks for the list in email.
by H. N o w b a r
June 14th, 2020, 4:19 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What bottle of wine did you open today?
Replies: 12544
Views: 489693

Re: What bottle of wine did you open today?

2011 Dehlinger Pinot Noir Altamont Vineyard
by H. N o w b a r
June 12th, 2020, 8:35 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What bottle of wine did you open today?
Replies: 12544
Views: 489693

Re: What bottle of wine did you open today?

2013 Caymus Cabernet - delicious!
by H. N o w b a r
June 10th, 2020, 11:50 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What bottle of wine did you open today?
Replies: 12544
Views: 489693

Re: What bottle of wine did you open today?

Last night: 2007 Quilceda Creek Red Wine

On deck for tonight: 2006 Beringer Cabernet Sauvignon Bancroft Ranch
by H. N o w b a r
June 9th, 2020, 12:13 pm
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: Japanese Whiskey
Replies: 97
Views: 9259

Re: Japanese Whiskey

I've been drinking Nikka From The Barrel and it's solid whisky for the price. https://www.whiskyadvocate.com/top20/2018/1-nikka-from-the-barrel/ For bourbon lovers, I'm enjoying Legent. It's Jim Beam bourbon partially finished in wine and sherry casks and blended by Suntory. https://www.whiskyadvoca...
by H. N o w b a r
June 8th, 2020, 3:02 pm
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: Closed
Replies: 2
Views: 422

Closed

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by H. N o w b a r
June 8th, 2020, 2:53 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Cellar Tracker Down?
Replies: 11
Views: 698

Re: Cellar Tracker Down?

Paul Miller wrote:
June 8th, 2020, 2:51 pm
Works for me
works for me too

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