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.)

Views: 1412

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

Kenneth Cole commented on Kenneth Cole's photo
Thumbnail

13221647_10154170733774486_71620291482249276_n

"Thanks bro, it's easy to keep clean:) Kenny"
22 minutes ago
Shane commented on Herb Munson's group The Great Debate
"So many feelings expressed in those quotes...."
39 minutes ago
Liam Strain commented on Herb Munson's group The Great Debate
"Some other quotes from the period - feel free to dismiss them as irrelevant for not being the president, but they were certainly people with enough knowledge to make an educated call of their own.http://www.doug-long.com/quotes.htm"
44 minutes ago
Liam Strain commented on Herb Munson's group The Great Debate
"Obama is not saying we should not have dropped it. He is saying that we can sympathize for those innocents who died in its use, and use the lessons we learned in that war and those decisions, going forward. FWIW - among those who did have to…"
46 minutes ago
Pale Horse commented on Herb Munson's group The Great Debate
"To quote Truman, “That bomb caused the Japanese to surrender, and it stopped the war. I don’t care what the crybabies say now, because they didn’t have to make the decision.”  Anybody who doesn't like what we…"
53 minutes ago
Pale Horse commented on Herb Munson's group The Great Debate
"Vendetta, I'm not playing into anything. I posted that here because Shapiro is more eloquent than me. Obama is a globalist and obviously thinks that nuking two of their cities was worse than a full scale, bloody invasion, and that America is…"
56 minutes ago
Nick H replied to John Muir's discussion Lost In Translation
"Bay d'Espoir is an area from my home province that translates from the French to 'Bay of Hope' yet in English is pronounced as 'Bay Despair'. More confusing is that Bay Despair may have been the original name but was wrongly…"
2 hours ago
Vendetta commented on Herb Munson's group The Great Debate
"PH, that is such a BS opinion piece.  I can say with 100% certainty that there is nothing that obama could have said to get a positive article out of the author.  Its BS, don't play into it, you are smarter than that."
2 hours ago

© 2016   Created by Brett McKay.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service