GIVEAWAY: Vokey SM8 60* Wedge- ENTER HERE, PING Heppler Anser 2 Putter- ENTER HERE.

Bourbon

14445464749
50

Comments

  • PappyVanWinkle53PappyVanWinkle53 Members  523WRX Points: 259Handicap: 2.8Posts: 523 Golden Tee
    Joined:  #1442

    Love Noah's Mill. Can't get it here in VA, but a friend of mine picked me up a bottle when he was on a work trip in NOLA.....he said there were 15 bottles on the shelf.

    Posted:
    Cobra F9 Speedback 9 degree (set to 8), Oban Devotion 7 X
    Titleist 910F 15 degree (set to 14.25), Diamana 'Ahina 82
    Mizuno CLK 16 degree hybrid, Fujikura Speeder Evolution HB
    Titleist T200, Aerotech SteelFiber i110 Taper 4-AW
    Vokey SM7 54 degree & 60 degree
    Scotty Cameron Phantom X 8 putter
    ​Titleist Pro-V1
  • GolfWRXGolfWRX Warning Points: 0  11 Members Posts: 11 #ad
    Joined:  ...

    Advertisement
  • Kyle MKyle M Members  298WRX Points: 95Handicap: 1Posts: 298 Greens
    Joined:  #1443

    Noah’s Mill was widely available here about 4 weeks ago. I’m not sure since as I haven’t gone to a store in that time but it is a really enjoyable bottle.

    Posted:
  • CasualLieCasualLie Do Woodchucks Chuck Wood? Members  1710WRX Points: 296Posts: 1,710 Platinum Tees
    Joined:  #1444

    I won't pay over $200 for any Scotch / Bourbon unless it is very special and I am gifting it to someone special. So in other words, almost never. Not to knock anyone who is a "collector" and thinks the value is going to go up, whatever, knock yourself out, but I like to drink what I buy. As it is, I spent $189 on Kentucky Owl which is pretty steep for a Rye, and it is quite good, but after a couple of tastes I feel like I should save it when some friends come over, not just sip it myself while watching Netflix!

    When McKenna won, I did run out and buy three bottles at $30 per. Gifted two, drank the third at home, and last month got lucky and came across a bottle at $45 which was not too outrageous so I bought it. The $50 - $60 range is pushing it for Bourbon and I don't mind paying it when I am getting something really good and will finish it off at home no problem; no need to "collect" it. This week it is Smoke Wagon, get yourself some, surprising how smooth it is at 100 proof; really surprising coming from Las Vegas.

    I still dabble in the Scotch; almost always single malts, but again, never would pay $200. I am lucky though, I have friends in the industry in Scotland, so I can get some of the best whenever I get over there. I do like those blends from Hibiki...really easy to drink.

    Posted:
  • PappyVanWinkle53PappyVanWinkle53 Members  523WRX Points: 259Handicap: 2.8Posts: 523 Golden Tee
    Joined:  #1445

    I'm of similar mind. Bourbon is meant to be enjoyed. I suppose I should clarify that when I say "collection", I mean "inventory". Most of the bottles I have are open, save for a few higher end ones that I'm saving for a special occasion.

    Big fan of McKenna....I've now made it my brother-in-law's favorite bourbon....I have one for myself and another waiting to give him as a gift when all this COVID stuff is over with.

    I'm trying out a few different Scotches.....still pretty new to that game compared to where I am with bourbon.

    Posted:
    Cobra F9 Speedback 9 degree (set to 8), Oban Devotion 7 X
    Titleist 910F 15 degree (set to 14.25), Diamana 'Ahina 82
    Mizuno CLK 16 degree hybrid, Fujikura Speeder Evolution HB
    Titleist T200, Aerotech SteelFiber i110 Taper 4-AW
    Vokey SM7 54 degree & 60 degree
    Scotty Cameron Phantom X 8 putter
    ​Titleist Pro-V1
  • JDFishJDFish Pickerington, OhioMembers  984WRX Points: 197Handicap: 7Posts: 984 Golden Tee
    Joined:  #1446

    I just ordered a bottle of Smoke Wagon Uncut Unfiltered - had it in Vegas last Spring and really liked it but it fell off my radar. I've had half dozen bottles of McKenna - 1 really good, 4 good and one that was not great. I'm not a collector and drink what I buy. I do have an OKI 12 year and an Eagle Rare 17 year, but I didn't buy them. I have opened the OKI and will open the Eagle Rare after I drink through some more of my stash. I rarely buy a bottle over $75 - there seems to be an awful lot of good American whiskey out there under this price point. Four Roses Small Batch Select and Bulleitt Blenders Selection are two current favorites for under $60. I'm also a big fan of the Willett 4 yr. old, Noah's Mill, Rowan Creek, and Old Bardstown estate lineup. And the Old Forester lineup is tough to beat IMO - the 1910, 1920 and Statesman in particular.

    Posted:
    Callaway Epic Flash SZ 9.0 Fujikura Ventus Black TS 6S
    Callaway Epic Flash 3+ wood Fujikura Ventus Blue TS 7S
    Callaway XR 5 wood
    Taylormade GAPR 3 Mid KBS 80 S
    Mizuno JPX 919 HMP Nippon N.S.Pro Modus3 Tour 120S - 4-A
    Mizuno  54* Nippon N.S.Pro Modus3 Tour 120S
    Odyssey Stroke Lab #1 33"
  • fsuspfsusp FloridaMembers  943WRX Points: 97Handicap: 1.8 indexPosts: 943 Golden Tee
    Joined:  #1447

    Bourbon is totally overpriced right now due to that fire at 1792 in ‘18 and the Jim Beam fire in ‘19. But, I’ll still buy up to the 60 buck range.


    Decent buys for me have been by my wife when she travels to New Orleans every quarter for work—Eagle Rare is usually a must buy as is Willet or Weller. Blantons has become overpriced out of my comfort buy range.


    Decent local buys on a regular basis for me are: Horse Soldier, Elijah Craig small batch, Jefferson’s small batch, Walking Stick, Buffalo Trace, Four Roses.


    There are a few Japanese Bourbons at a decent price range but haven’t been daring enough to buy some. I got burned last time when someone told me to buy High West. I absolutely despised it.


    Any good Ryes one would recommend? I’m on an Old Fashion kick at the moment. Horse Soldier mixed nicely for it.


    Best to you all and stay well.

    Posted:
    Cobra F9 10.5 turned down to 9.5 w/Atmos Black 6x
    Cobra F8+ w/Rouge Silver extra stiff
    Srixon U45 20* w/Rouge Silver 70 gram stiff.
    Srxion 565 4-7 irons, 765 8-PW irons w/PX LZ 6.0
    Cleveland RTX 4.0s 50, 54, 58
    Edel or SGC Norwood or Evnroll
  • GolfWRXGolfWRX Warning Points: 0  11 Members Posts: 11 #ad
    Joined:  ...

    Advertisement
  • highergr0undhighergr0und Members  10274WRX Points: 309Posts: 10,274 Titanium Tees
    Joined:  #1448

    I've bought my first 4 ryes in the last few weeks. Sazerac Rye is delicious. Willet, I'm still deciding on. First pour was tons of dill but I think the bottle is mellowing out a bit. River Set is alright, really sweeter not much rye kick. Lip Service is finished in wine barrels. The nose is mainly wine and it's sweet. It's good to sip on but probably not for a true rye enthusiast.

    Right now I'm switching gears and looking for something cheaper that holds up to ice really well. About to open up the pool and can't wait for heat and hanging out outside. I need recommendations. Probably should learn to make some drinks like an old fashioned so I don't get bombed out fast as well.

    Posted:
  • PappyVanWinkle53PappyVanWinkle53 Members  523WRX Points: 259Handicap: 2.8Posts: 523 Golden Tee
    Joined:  #1449

    Sazerac Rye is fantastic.....if your wife is in NOLA quarterly, she should have no problem getting a ton of it for you. You can also give Willett 4-year rye a shot, if you can get your hands on it....very good.

    Posted:
    Cobra F9 Speedback 9 degree (set to 8), Oban Devotion 7 X
    Titleist 910F 15 degree (set to 14.25), Diamana 'Ahina 82
    Mizuno CLK 16 degree hybrid, Fujikura Speeder Evolution HB
    Titleist T200, Aerotech SteelFiber i110 Taper 4-AW
    Vokey SM7 54 degree & 60 degree
    Scotty Cameron Phantom X 8 putter
    ​Titleist Pro-V1
  • ceejay81ceejay81 Love that chicken from Popeyes! Washington, DCMembers  2167WRX Points: 1,604Posts: 2,167 Platinum Tees
    Joined:  #1450

    Bulleit Rye is my go-to. WhistlePig Rye 10 year is one of my faves.

    Posted:
    Hive Tour Titles: 2
  • 1puttTUT1puttTUT Lefty with occasional game Members  3740WRX Points: 348Handicap: 3.8Posts: 3,740 Titanium Tees
    Joined:  #1451

    Willet, Templeton, Pikesville, Michter's and Bulleit are all solid ryes imo. Bulleit is my go-to for old fashioned's.

    My old fashioned recipe: one mashed up cane sugar cube, a few splashes of orange bitters, rye bourbon of choice, a little pour of water. Stir in a mixing vessel and pour over a whiskey cube in a proper glass then wipe the rim down with an orange peel garnish.

    A nice little twist includes adding a 1/2 shot of grand marnier or adding an orange wedge and squeezing or muddling it into the vessel before mixing.

    Posted:
    Cobra F8 10.5D w/ Hazardous Yellow
    Cobra F8 16* w/ Aldila Blue 2KXVs
    Titleist 915H 18* w/Aldila Rogue 95MSI
    Titleist 913H 21* w/Diamana 92Hy
    Titleist 915H 24* w/Diamana 92Hy
    Mizuno 919F 66-GW w/Nippon Modus3 105s
    Titleist Vokey SM6 54*/58* w/ Nippon Modus3 125s
    TP Mills Trad II roundneck
  • highergr0undhighergr0und Members  10274WRX Points: 309Posts: 10,274 Titanium Tees
    Joined:  #1452

    Nice! I'm gonna give old fashions a try this week.

    On other fronts, scored a bottle of Elijah Craig Barrel Proof A120 yesterday! Went in to get myself an Easter bottle of OF 120 but they had literally just put two bottles of the EC on the shelf for for some lucky folks to grab. Very excited to open it today.

    Posted:
  • GolfWRXGolfWRX Warning Points: 0  11 Members Posts: 11 #ad
    Joined:  ...

    Advertisement
  • Jose c.Jose c. Members  296WRX Points: 110Handicap: 15Posts: 296 Greens
    Joined:  #1453

    one of my favorites,such a simple recipe. I prefer a good Manhattan with blantons but just cant get right.

    Posted:
  • fsuspfsusp FloridaMembers  943WRX Points: 97Handicap: 1.8 indexPosts: 943 Golden Tee
    Joined:  #1454

    A little light from Costco during this time—my local store just got a shipment of bourbon!


    They are only allowing you to buy one type of bottle, one at a time.


    So, I picked up a bottle of Eagle Rare, 1792, Buffalo Trace, and EH Taylor small batch!


    All were reasonably priced too! It’s been a pretty good day. 👊


    Stay well everyone.

    Posted:
    Cobra F9 10.5 turned down to 9.5 w/Atmos Black 6x
    Cobra F8+ w/Rouge Silver extra stiff
    Srixon U45 20* w/Rouge Silver 70 gram stiff.
    Srxion 565 4-7 irons, 765 8-PW irons w/PX LZ 6.0
    Cleveland RTX 4.0s 50, 54, 58
    Edel or SGC Norwood or Evnroll
  • Bryanw99Bryanw99 Members  76WRX Points: 50Posts: 76 Fairways
    Joined:  #1455

    finally found my weller 12 at 34.99 here in jersey. now on the hunt for the full proof!

    Posted:
  • PappyVanWinkle53PappyVanWinkle53 Members  523WRX Points: 259Handicap: 2.8Posts: 523 Golden Tee
    Joined:  #1456

    Where in the world did you find weller 12 for that price?? Were all the bottles snatched up in one shot?

    Posted:
    Cobra F9 Speedback 9 degree (set to 8), Oban Devotion 7 X
    Titleist 910F 15 degree (set to 14.25), Diamana 'Ahina 82
    Mizuno CLK 16 degree hybrid, Fujikura Speeder Evolution HB
    Titleist T200, Aerotech SteelFiber i110 Taper 4-AW
    Vokey SM7 54 degree & 60 degree
    Scotty Cameron Phantom X 8 putter
    ​Titleist Pro-V1
  • highergr0undhighergr0und Members  10274WRX Points: 309Posts: 10,274 Titanium Tees
    Joined:  #1457

    Just opened up my EC Barrel Proof after winning a $150 poker hand. It's so good!!!

    Posted:
  • GolfWRXGolfWRX Warning Points: 0  11 Members Posts: 11 #ad
    Joined:  ...

    Advertisement
  • Bryanw99Bryanw99 Members  76WRX Points: 50Posts: 76 Fairways
    Joined:  #1458

    It was 1 per customer and it seems like more and more places are getting it now that the bars a closed.

    Posted:
  • PappyVanWinkle53PappyVanWinkle53 Members  523WRX Points: 259Handicap: 2.8Posts: 523 Golden Tee
    Joined:  edited May 6, 2020 2:47pm #1459

    Uh oh.....apparently people are hoarding bourbon like they are toilet paper

    Posted:
    Cobra F9 Speedback 9 degree (set to 8), Oban Devotion 7 X
    Titleist 910F 15 degree (set to 14.25), Diamana 'Ahina 82
    Mizuno CLK 16 degree hybrid, Fujikura Speeder Evolution HB
    Titleist T200, Aerotech SteelFiber i110 Taper 4-AW
    Vokey SM7 54 degree & 60 degree
    Scotty Cameron Phantom X 8 putter
    ​Titleist Pro-V1
  • shoot4parshoot4par Life's A Course 412ClubWRX  377WRX Points: 130Handicap: 7Posts: 377 ClubWRX
    Joined:  #1460

    Hey guys. So Dr. Bob Jones IV (Bobby's grandson) decided to distill whiskey and bourbon. It's called the clover. Looks awesome, love the branding. Has anyone tried it? Also I'm trying to find some but apparently its only available at select golf courses. If not I figured id share a a link for you all to take a gander.

    https://www.thecloverwhiskey.com

    Posted:
    Jones did it with corn whiskey. Hogan with cigarettes & Tiger with will.
    If you were wondering the secrets in the dirt.

    WITB
    Driver: Callaway XR Pro 9* (N/S) Oban Kiyoshi Black 65g 04 (Iomic White .60)
    Callaway Epic Subzero 9* (N/S) (TC) Kiyoshi White 65g 04 Kiyoshi White  (Iomic White .60)
    Fairway Wood: Tour Edge Exotics CB Pro Limited 16.5* Kiyoshi White 75g 04 (Iomic White .60)
    Hybrid: CB Pro U 19* Kuro Kage 90s. (Iomic White .60)
    Irons: Miura 1957 Baby Blades 4-PW KBS TOUR 120s Black standard loft / standard lie (Iomic White .60)
    Wedges: Vokey Wedgeworks 52*, 56*, 60* KBS Matte Black 120s (Iomic White .60)
    Putter: Odyssey Metal X Milled #9

    WITB
  • highergr0undhighergr0und Members  10274WRX Points: 309Posts: 10,274 Titanium Tees
    Joined:  #1461

    I think I saw that brand in Florida a few weeks back but I dismissed it pretty quick due to having the old celebrity name attached.

    Posted:
  • JackpotJohnnyJackpotJohnny Members  2697WRX Points: 258Posts: 2,697 Titanium Tees
    Joined:  #1462

    Picked up 2 bottles of 1792 FP and a bottle of midwinter nights dram @ retail yesterday. Good score for SoCal. Also have a lead on a blantons re-stock tomorrow morning. Going to be an expensive week.

    Posted:
  • GolfWRXGolfWRX Warning Points: 0  11 Members Posts: 11 #ad
    Joined:  ...

    Advertisement
  • HobbescomHobbescom Members  5WRX Points: 40Posts: 5 Bunkers
    Joined:  #1463

    Got a bottle of Blantons a few weeks ago that I'm holding off on opening as long as I can!

    Posted:
  • 1puttTUT1puttTUT Lefty with occasional game Members  3740WRX Points: 348Handicap: 3.8Posts: 3,740 Titanium Tees
    Joined:  #1464

    Not a bad rye for the price


    Posted:
    Cobra F8 10.5D w/ Hazardous Yellow
    Cobra F8 16* w/ Aldila Blue 2KXVs
    Titleist 915H 18* w/Aldila Rogue 95MSI
    Titleist 913H 21* w/Diamana 92Hy
    Titleist 915H 24* w/Diamana 92Hy
    Mizuno 919F 66-GW w/Nippon Modus3 105s
    Titleist Vokey SM6 54*/58* w/ Nippon Modus3 125s
    TP Mills Trad II roundneck
  • WKentWKent Members  32WRX Points: 26Posts: 32 Bunkers
    Joined:  #1465

    I cannot find in my local ABC stores in central Virginia. No Buffalo Trace either.

    Posted:
  • PappyVanWinkle53PappyVanWinkle53 Members  523WRX Points: 259Handicap: 2.8Posts: 523 Golden Tee
    Joined:  #1466

    Where in central VA are you?? There are four bottles (375 ml) at the ABC in Goochland and twelve at the ABC in Lake Monticello right now. Buffalo Trace can be tough to score in VA lately. There are a few bottles here in VA Beach, but I have a few in my collection already.

    Posted:
    Cobra F9 Speedback 9 degree (set to 8), Oban Devotion 7 X
    Titleist 910F 15 degree (set to 14.25), Diamana 'Ahina 82
    Mizuno CLK 16 degree hybrid, Fujikura Speeder Evolution HB
    Titleist T200, Aerotech SteelFiber i110 Taper 4-AW
    Vokey SM7 54 degree & 60 degree
    Scotty Cameron Phantom X 8 putter
    ​Titleist Pro-V1
  • Johnny TJohnny T Wait for me guys! Members  4021WRX Points: 273Posts: 4,021 Titanium Tees
    Joined:  #1467

    You pretty much have to find out what day of the week your store gets deliveries, watch the online inventory on that day, and then be there as soon as they open.

    Posted:
    Taylormade M3 460 - Fujikura Speeder 757 Evo IV
    Titleist 917 F2 - Fujikura Speeder 757 Evo IV
    Titleist 816 H1 - Fujikura Motore Speeder TS 8.8 HB
    Cobra King F9 Speedback One Length - 5-GW - stock KBS
    Titleist Vokey SM6 54/58 - DG 115
    Scotty Cameron Futura 6M
  • GolfWRXGolfWRX Warning Points: 0  11 Members Posts: 11 #ad
    Joined:  ...

    Advertisement
  • WKentWKent Members  32WRX Points: 26Posts: 32 Bunkers
    Joined:  #1468
  • WKentWKent Members  32WRX Points: 26Posts: 32 Bunkers
    Joined:  #1469
    Posted:
  • bubbagumpbubbagump SLDR $5000 Challenge The EmpireMembers  5809WRX Points: 394Posts: 5,809 Titanium Tees
    Joined:  #1470
    Posted:
    8.5* Ping G400 LST with TS Speeder 7.2
    12* SLDR Mini with TS Speeder 7.2
    17* Ping G400 with TS Speeder 9.8
    19* Mizuno MP18 FLI HI with KBS C-taper
    5-GW Mizuno JPX 900 Forged with KBS C-taper
    60* Cleveland RTX-3 CB with KBS C-taper
    Toulon Atlanta
  • GolfWRXGolfWRX Warning Points: 0  11 Members Posts: 11 #ad
    Joined:  ...

    Advertisement
  • WKentWKent Members  32WRX Points: 26Posts: 32 Bunkers
    Joined:  #1471
    Posted:
50

Leave a Comment

Rich Text Editor. To edit a paragraph's style, hit tab to get to the paragraph menu. From there you will be able to pick one style. Nothing defaults to paragraph. An inline formatting menu will show up when you select text. Hit tab to get into that menu. Some elements, such as rich link embeds, images, loading indicators, and error messages may get inserted into the editor. You may navigate to these using the arrow keys inside of the editor and delete them with the delete or backspace key.