Well, just when we thought this year’s bourbon season has come and gone. I thought I would try one more thing. (No, not the secondary market. For those out there who consider that stuff, consider this blog to be a way to learn how to do it right.) I wrote a letter. A handwritten letter […]

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Quite the cliffhanger, am I right? Well, the interval between Week Nineteen and this week was such a stressful time. I mean, we were scared we would get nothing. But we could definitely get something, but it was all up in the air. And then we got “the text”… “Hey yous twos! This is [Steve] […]

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On Thursday, November 19th, Trevor and I found that our state liquor stores received their allocations of the Buffalo Trace Antique Collection and the Pappy Van Winkle line.Thanks Bourbonr.com! We didn’t know what to do. Do we call [Steve] up and demand to hear what they got? Do we just wait until we get the […]

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Laphroaig is known for their smokiness in their scotch whisky. They do a good job mixing the peat flavor with a sweet complexity which was evident to us with this bottle. Color was a mid yellow. Nose: T: Clearly peaty, but sweet C: Sweet – campfire – fruitiness in there Palette: T: Complexity and balance: 98 C: […]

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You know, it’s funny. It could honestly be any day now. According to some websites, a good amount of states have already received their allocations of the Buffalo Trace Antique Collection… but ours has yet to be hit. But tensions are rising. Release information is juicy gossip. Everyone’s got their sources. The bottles are almost […]

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Elmer T. Lee is produced by Trevor and my favorite distillery, Buffalo Trace. Man these guys got it together. Named after the master distiller himself, it is a great bottle of Bourbon. No super easy to find. Color was a mid to dark amber. Nose: T: Fruity sweet, slight oak C: Vanilla, sweet corn, sweet cigar […]

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Every day we’re getting very close to our goal. By this point I can say goals. If you haven’t kept up, keep in mind that we have one main goal, and that is Eagle Rare 17. After that we have added to it any member of the Buffalo Trace Antique Collection. So if we happen […]

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Another week of tasty progress and solid whiskey. Not too crazy but always good forward movement. We come in Saturday afternoon again. Just [Steve] this week, but he gladly helps us out. Trevor, by the way, is also getting married in just a little over a week. In a previous week, (I forgot to mention) he […]

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Week thirteen was pretty awesome if I may say so myself. We come in on Saturday in the afternoon. Walking in, we now feel like we’re the coolest people ever these days. [Steve] and [David] are there and when [Steve] gets a chance, he breaks off to walk with us down the whiskey aisle. Trevor […]

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I had to write this day of because it was so great! Week eleven was nuts! So Trevor and I show up to the liquor store on a Saturday afternoon around 3pm. It is packed, but we do see [David], the store manager, and [Steve] there. They are a little busy. [David] is at the […]

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