My friends and fellow gentleman, i find my supply of liquid levity growing disturbingly low. Can any of you recommend a good bourbon at a decent price? For reference, i would consider up to $50 a "decent price". I do like a good scotch now and then, but i really am more of a bourbon drinker, straight up. To get a feel for my tastes, i have found that i enjoy Dickel's Original and Wild Turkey (yes, the original lighter fluid). I'm curious about Jim Beam Devil's Cut, and i would like to know some good suggestions for wheated bourbons. Really, the only thing i've found i don't like is Bulleit Bourbon (although i do enjoy their rye. Odd.)

Tags: Bourbon, Whiskey

Views: 1356

Reply to This

Replies to This Discussion

Maker's Mark and Knob Creek are the premium Bourbons in the bars around here. Booker's (Jim Beam small batch) is pretty good. It's a little hot at 121-130 proof.

+1

Yes I keep bookers and makers mark and am liking wild turkey " American honey " these days .

Woodford Reserve is a brand of premium small batch Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey produced by the Brown-Forman Corporation. I drink it straight, on the rocks, splash of water and I am sure a few will fall over but with a little Coke a Cola as well and for drinking bourbon its about as good as it gets for the price.

Buffalo Trace Distillery is a distillery located in Frankfort, Kentucky that I enjoy equally as well and can also be enjoyed as described above.

Good Luck...

Devil's Cut and Four Roses are good if you like a smoother "cooler" bourbon, both at good prices.  If you're like me and prefer a bit more kick, I honestly have not found anything I like more than Knob Creek.  They make a few different batches, some have a higher proof, and most, if not all, should be in that price range.  

Try Wild Turkey Rare Breed, barrel proof.

Makers is my preference for a bourbon most bars carry, but Basil Haydens is in my personal stash, and and I'm going to a cheap party, I grab a bottle of Evan Williams green label. All are great options for under $50.

I will second the Wild Turkey 101 suggestion. This is what I keep in my bar and I look for good value and good quality when buying alcohol. You can buy something better but dollar for dollar the 101 is hard to beat.

Sad, my first preference in a better sipping brand that is under $50 would be Bulleit. Not sure on the prices of Willet, Hancock's President's Reserve or Prichards Double Barrel. If I am not drinking one of those 4 I will be mixing which means Rebels Yell or Old Granddad.

I would lean to Knob Creek, it isn't bad and is not too expensive
"Angel's Envy." - If your local distributors provide it, it's the smoothest Kentucky straight bourbon I've had under 50 bucks ( I think its around 42.) Absolutely worth a try.

RSS

Latest Activity

Andreas updated their profile
28 minutes ago
Rusty Rogers replied to Rusty Rogers's discussion Muscle Cramps at Night? in the group Exercise
"Well... I've been rubbing bananas all over my legs for two weeks with no avail. Perhaps I will try rubbing apricots on them, as well. My wife's been complaining about wakink up really hungry, though. I ever woke to her sleep gnawing my…"
1 hour ago
Michael J. K. commented on Charlie B Tallent's blog post A Brief History of the Piano
"Nice history thanks for putting that together."
2 hours ago
Michael J. K. left a comment for Charlie B Tallent
"welcome Charlie hope you are having a good time since you have joined in Dec"
2 hours ago
Michael J. K. replied to Yankee Cowboy Bob's discussion Come on, I can still LOOK in the group Men Over 50
"the scary thing is when they think of you as a grandpa"
2 hours ago
Kev O'Connor left a comment for Michael J. K.
"Thank you for your add Michael it's appreciated. Kev"
3 hours ago
Michael J. K. left a comment for Ben Carsner
"welcome Ben"
3 hours ago
Michael J. K. left a comment for Kev O'Connor
"Have a wonderful time Kev!"
3 hours ago

© 2015   Created by Brett McKay.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service