OT: National Bourbon Day

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  1. bigmatt718

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    Today is National Bourbon Day, what is everyone pouring? I had a pour of Jefferson's Ocean and now am imbibing on my go to pour: Knob Creek Single Barrel Reserve.
     
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    Jim Beam Black. It's become a go-to for me, because it's extraordinary for the money.
     
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    Just about anything from Kentucky...on my way to Texas stopped in Louisville and dammit it was bourbon heaven!
     
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    Buffalo Trace to start and will work my way up the collection through all the Pappy Van Winkle.
     
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    That's the one thing I love about bourbon. There are so many gems you can find for under $50. Eagle Rare is a go to of mine and it's rarely more than $35.
     
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    The genetics are interesting, as well. For example, the Eagle Rare that we both love is twice-aged Buffalo Trace. And the great Basil Hayden? "Older Granddad".
     
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    OGD 114 is the official gateway pour to the barrel proof world.
     
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    Makers Mark Old Fashion. Lately loving the muddled fruit. I'm getting old, lol.

    Listening to Willie Nelson sing 'Angels Flying too close to the ground'.
     
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    My wife makes a cocktail for me during the summer that you would love. Bourbon, lemonade, agave syrup, muddled strawberries and basil. It's super awesome.
     
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    Calling BS on this.
     
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    My friend has a large collection of all.
     
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    Makers 46 has become my go to lately.
     
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    I've done a strawberry basil martini (vodka). They pair very nicely. I'll have to give yours a try, although my first thought was too sweet with the lemonade + agave syrup. I may go sans syrup.
     
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    Making a Bourbon Old Fashioned in about 1 minute as I get ready to watch the US Open after watching Carli Lloyd score 2 (should have had 3) in a USA win.
     
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    FYI... "The Educated Barfly" on YouTube does a ton of great cocktails.
     
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    Just had a tasting of Bullet 10 year, really nice
     
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    Bulleit is underrated as hell. I want to get their 12 Y/O Rye.
     
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    Be good to that friend.
     
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