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Old 08-26-2016, 10:42 AM   #551
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I wasn't sure if it was simply because the pour from a few months ago was because the bottle was opened for a good month and air had altered the scent and notes. I think this thread has confirmed it for me that it is different.
I don't quite like it
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Old 08-27-2016, 04:19 PM   #552
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is the island green available at bc liquor?

usually not a johnny walker fan but after trying the green and the gold route i am hooked. kinda wished jw had a better finish. most of them flatten out pretty quick.


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Old 08-28-2016, 04:10 PM   #553
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I know Island Green is available at duty free all over the US. Not sure locally but it's worth a try if your a fan of JW Green label.
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Old 09-02-2016, 08:21 PM   #554
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Is there any physical marking/difference between the batches for the harvest rye? Is there a way to tell if the bottle in stores are the new CRHY or the older original run?
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Old 09-02-2016, 10:37 PM   #555
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I'm not sure .. Under close examination of a bottle I did find these numbers
L5345 N3 12:27
I'm sure it stands for production and batch number. Which batch is good, I have
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Old 09-06-2016, 08:39 AM   #556
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Crown Royal Northern Harvest is on sale at BCLDB for $36.99 if anyone is interested.


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Old 09-25-2016, 10:51 PM   #557
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Damn. Tried the crown royal northern harvest first time.. And I very much dislike it, had to mix with soda just to finish my drink. Reminds me of Woodford reserve which I also dislike ...maybe just not in strong rye flavors...

On that note...anybody here like potato vodka over grain.....?

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Is there any physical marking/difference between the batches for the harvest rye? Is there a way to tell if the bottle in stores are the new CRHY or the older original run?
A few of us just tried the "new" and "old" batch side by side 2 days in a row.
It's just a mindfuck, it's 100% identical. No one could tell the difference. Blindfolded it's like flipping a coin.

It's now $39.99 but $3 off this month at BC Liquor.
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Old 10-14-2016, 03:01 PM   #560
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Anyone curious to try Drake's bourbon?

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I've read reviews and they've all been horrible. Said the best part of pour was when it went down the drain
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what would you use to make a good old fashion?
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Old 10-16-2016, 05:58 PM   #563
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Basil Hayden has been my go to bourbon lately which makes a mean old fashioned.
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I like knob creek or bulleit for an old fashioned. or something a bit nicer like basil hayden if you ease up on the bitters and simple.
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i'd go with bulleit
it's the most versatile one imo...not too exp, not too cheap and always smooth

i like my expensive bourbons neat
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+1 knob creek. The Nikka barrel is not bad too. As is the Toki if you want a Japanese Old Fashioned.
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I make my old fashioneds at home with bulleit. It's readily available and won't break the bank and tastes pretty damn good for what you're paying.
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Old 10-18-2016, 10:44 AM   #569
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whole foods has fancier ones like moondog bitters
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Picked up a few bottles during my U.S. trip this month. Really looking forward to trying out the Macallan 15 Fine.
Macallan 15 Fine came to $109 U.S tax in.
Macallan 12 double cask came to $80 U.S. tax in.
and Yamazaki 12 came to $108 U.S. tax in.
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booked my tour to Suntory Hakushu distillery during my stopover in Japan .... cant wait.

btw whats popular in Vietnam.. any native Vietnamese alch.
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Picked up a few bottles during my U.S. trip this month. Really looking forward to trying out the Macallan 15 Fine.
Macallan 15 Fine came to $109 U.S tax in.
Macallan 12 double cask came to $80 U.S. tax in.
and Yamazaki 12 came to $108 U.S. tax in.
You were able to just get a Yamazaki 12 on your trip and for that price?
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