Best bourbon under $50?

ghuns

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Still have NEVER seen EH Taylor in the wild. :rolleyes:
 

SheepDog4Life

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So, my "toe in the water" on bourbon kinda expanded. I've since added Old Grand-Dad Bonded 100 proof for a high rye Old Fashioned mixer. Was a toss-up with Wild Turkey 101, but have a nephew-in-law who pitches OGD as a staple bourbon. Got it, the syrup and bitters from Meijers... so thanks for the tip to look there.
 

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I remember seeing EH Taylor at Kroger long ago before I knew anything about bourbon and I contemplated buying it. In the end I left it on the shelf. Now hearing everyone rave I wish I would have gotten it.
 

jerrob

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Sorry bout the thread jack, just wanted to show off some custom bourbon barrel heads a fellow Hoosier crafts.
Looking forward to them hanging in the man cave. 20210409_154513.jpg 20210409_154505.jpg
.............and they smell great!
 

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Had a little tasting at a friends house with a few bottles he did not have and a few I did not have.

For me EH Taylor won my 1st place vote with EC 18 a close second.

For him it was the EC 18 and the Angels Envy Rye which is really one of my favorites also that I can actually find on the shelf at about anytime.

Had a good time and a little bit of a headache this morning ;)


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jerrob

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Had a little tasting at a friends house with a few bottles he did not have and a few I did not have.

For me EH Taylor won my 1st place vote with EC 18 a close second.

For him it was the EC 18 and the Angels Envy Rye which is really one of my favorites also that I can actually find on the shelf at about anytime.

Had a good time and a little bit of a headache this morning ;)


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That Willet's Pot Still, trying to blend into the crowd, is one of my favorite "low proof" guilty pleasures.
A tasting, if done correctly, will leave ya with a next morning headache, lol.
Looks like ya had a good night with a friend and enjoyed some fine bourbons, thats gotta be worth a headache.
 

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My wife recently got an old fashioned at a local bar that she loved, it was super sweet. Like tiny umbrella tropical beach drink sweet.

Not how I like an old fashioned, but I've been trying to duplicate it for her at home with no luck.

I saw this at Meijer and figured for $4, it's worth a shot.

1oz of mixer, 2oz of Bulleit rye, a dash of bitters, and a drunken cheery. She says it's better than the one at the bar...
Gave it a try this past weekend, and a definite thumbs up from the wife and I. She liked it per the recipe. On my second, a bit less syrup, a bit more OGD... pretty darned good!

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