The Bourbon Thread

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Re: The Bourbon Thread

#3351 Post by NickRut » June 1st, 2019, 2:10 pm

Alan Eden wrote:
June 1st, 2019, 1:44 pm
NickRut wrote:
June 1st, 2019, 1:21 pm
Alan Eden wrote:
May 31st, 2019, 8:31 pm
Funny enough my local store had some goodies for me tonight, picked up a 18 GTS, 4R 130th LESB and the Old Fitz 13 year BiB

Cant wait for the 13 Fitz

Wow strong showing. What’d they charge for the old fitz?
$150
Not bad at all. I passed on a bottle for $199 today. I hate the upcharge on some of these bottles.
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Re: The Bourbon Thread

#3352 Post by james l moleberg » June 1st, 2019, 3:56 pm

Alan Eden wrote:
May 31st, 2019, 8:31 pm
Funny enough my local store had some goodies for me tonight, picked up a 18 GTS, 4R 130th LESB and the Old Fitz 13 year BiB

Cant wait for the 13 Fitz
very nice, was a big fan of this year's GTS, and the 130th is my favorite LESiB since the 2013

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#3353 Post by Brandon R » June 6th, 2019, 8:27 am

Just had my first fingers of Booker's Kathleen's Batch last night. Definitely needed some water or ice because WOOO-WHEEE that was a burner! Great flavor, though.
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#3354 Post by ERPark » June 6th, 2019, 11:11 am

Had a few snorts of Old Fitzgerald 11 year BiB. No regrets about ordering them.......
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#3355 Post by Dan Kimmelman » June 14th, 2019, 3:34 am

Was in a little shop in Manhattan last night and they had Weller 12 for $250, 4R 130th for $500, 4R Elliot's for $400...

...and Parker's Heritage Wheated (8th ed iirc) for $130, which I would've snagged except how would I have gotten it home to socal today?
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#3356 Post by Edward H. Earles » June 17th, 2019, 11:43 am

Another Bourbon rickhouse collapsed about midnight last night. The O.Z. Tyler Distillery in Owensboro, Ky., appears to have lost about 4500 barrels; I don't know if they attempt to salvage any in such a situation. Fortunately no people were hurt or killed.

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#3357 Post by Alan Rath » June 17th, 2019, 1:42 pm

Holy crap. Is land so expensive around there they they have to resort to a "structure" like this?
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#3358 Post by Edward H. Earles » June 17th, 2019, 2:02 pm

I don't think the issue is land. Margins on Bourbon production used to be quite a bit lower than they are now. And building codes in decades past were pretty slack, compared to what they are now...so the structural supports in those rickhouses are all wooden (mostly oak), with no steel reinforcement. Since a barrel of Bourbon weighs about 520 pounds, if 4500 barrels fell, they represent 2,344,500 pounds of load, which seems a lot even for stout oak beams.

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#3359 Post by Alan Eden » June 17th, 2019, 7:39 pm

Dan Kimmelman wrote:
June 14th, 2019, 3:34 am
Was in a little shop in Manhattan last night and they had Weller 12 for $250, 4R 130th for $500, 4R Elliot's for $400...

...and Parker's Heritage Wheated (8th ed iirc) for $130, which I would've snagged except how would I have gotten it home to socal today?
those weller and 4R prices are way out of whack, i bought same for $35 and $199 last week
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#3360 Post by Alan Eden » June 17th, 2019, 7:40 pm

Alan Rath wrote:
June 17th, 2019, 1:42 pm
Holy crap. Is land so expensive around there they they have to resort to a "structure" like this?
Scary, where are the floors !!
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Re: The Bourbon Thread

#3361 Post by Edward H. Earles » June 18th, 2019, 4:30 am

Alan Eden wrote:
June 17th, 2019, 7:40 pm
Alan Rath wrote:
June 17th, 2019, 1:42 pm
Holy crap. Is land so expensive around there they they have to resort to a "structure" like this?
Scary, where are the floors !!
They are splinters amidst the fallen barrels.

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