Whisky appreciation

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  1. Jay Bucher

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    1AD1C2B6-28AB-4D7E-80E6-56FFEE2A1DC4.jpeg First Trophy taken on my trip to Africa.
    I bagged it in the duty free in Atlanta.

    Jay
     
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  2. G Skinner

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    If I've learned any thing threw drink ....... never shall the two meet .... stick with one or the other ! LOL ?
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  3. sestoppelman

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    Like many a foolish child,:rolleyes: I once many years ago tried to drink all the whiskey my buddies had,:eek: at one sitting:eek:, after working all day in the sun,:eek: on an empty stomach:eek:! I am sure no further description is necessary.:sick: I did survive it, but only just. No hard stuff has passed my lips since but for a bit of Amarula while in Africa. Beer only for me and only one per session except on very rare occasions. Just looking at those bottle gives me the dry heaves.:(
     
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  4. sgt_zim

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    Goodness. I wish I lived in a place where I needed to light a fire to throw off the chill in mid-July.
     
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  5. G Skinner

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    Don't need the fire for the heat ...... it burns for the romantic in me LOL ....... love the smell and the crackle
    Glen
     
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  6. JPbowhunter

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    Come for a hunt in aus and you'll need one then
     
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  7. sgt_zim

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    I wish.

    Does it ever warm up on the Southern Ocean coast?
     

  8. sgt_zim

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    Not sure where you live, but even as much of a romantic as I am, no way am I lighting any kind of fire this time of year, except for grilling and smoking meat. ;)

    Our nighttime lows are in the upper 70s until some time in September. Then it'll cool off just enough for tomato vines to start setting their blooms.
     

  9. JPbowhunter

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    Coast never gets too chilly. Im inland so its cold winters and hot summers. Good deer hunting here too.
     

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    We have 9 months of Summer and 3 months of bad fishing
     

  11. Shootist43

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    I seldom imbibe, but when I do it is with one of several good Bourbons or Gentlemen Jack over ice. Another favorite of mine is an aged Tequila namely Cuervo's Reserva de la Familia.
     
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  12. mdwest

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    Not cheap.. and not easy to find..

    But 2 sips of Barterhouse 20 year bourbon will bring you closer to God..

    That stuff is 750ml of miracles in a bottle..

    Im down to about 1/4 of a bottle now, and am not sure how easy its going to be to find the next one.. so its strictly a "special occasions" sipping whiskey only from this point until the next bottle finds a home in my cabinet..
     
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  13. JPbowhunter

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    $450 a bottle in Aus. Bit above me but something I'd love to try someday
     

  14. mdwest

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    At $450 it would be a bit above me as well... Wow! you guys pay some serious taxes on alcohol imports!

    Its usually about $150 here if you can find it on the shelf somewhere.. and about $175-$200 if you can find it online..

    Still pretty expensive... but I can normally stretch a bottle out for a couple of years... so, I break down and pay the price whenever I can find a bottle (most shops I have found it at out wont sell more than 1 bottle to 1 customer.. or I'd buy 2 or 3 when given the opportunity)...
     

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    Everything is dearer in Australia! Can't wait to get to the states for hunting/whisky drinking! We can bring 3 bottles back into the country here so I'll make sure that ones on the list.
     

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    whats a bottle cost?
     

  17. JPbowhunter

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    I bought it in the UK, was i think around £50 so that's about $100 my money. Definitely worth it.
     
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  18. BenKK

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    I enjoyed Nant from Tasmania. But I don’t know if they’re still around.
     

  19. JPbowhunter

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    Not a bad dram for a saturday night, gift from a mate as congratulations for the birth of my son. 20180721_203930.jpeg
     
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  20. JPbowhunter

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    Hope you didnt have money invested with them! Bit of a scandal
     

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