Bourbon Joe wrote:Thanks for your kind comments Linn. We know we have it made but do not take it for granted. One of the most precious luxuries we have is the ability to get together with our Bourbon Brethren from time to time. That is truly special.
Thank you for your very kind comments. I don't post often, since most on this site including yourself know more about bourbon and have more discerning tastebuds than I.
Our little tasting group worked together and have been friends for many years. We enjoy getting together smoking cigars and drinking bourbon. A Southeren Gentleman such as yourself is always welcome to join us, if you venture north of the Mason-Dixon line. You are always welcome to stay at my house.
angelshare wrote:Wow, an impressive showing for Rittenhouse against Van Winkle. I (Dave) consider Van Winkle Rye one of the top five whiskies I've ever had, although I certainly like Rittenhouse. I'll have to get Tina to set up a blind tasting for me and see if that perception holds up.
bunghole wrote:Dave, I thought that the Van Winkle ryes were sourced from select barrels of Rittenhouse rye.
angelshare wrote:bunghole wrote:Dave, I thought that the Van Winkle ryes were sourced from select barrels of Rittenhouse rye.
I didn't know that. With Rittenhouse being a HH brand, do you know what kind of arrangement there is between BT and HH on this?
mozilla wrote:here is how I understand things...
Julians rye is now a blend of two ryes. The original made by Medley and Cream of Ky made at either Bernheim or BT(when it was AA).
Rittenhouse is made for HH by Brown Foreman.
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