Skip to content
 
If you can read this, either the style sheet didn't load or you have an older browser that doesn't support style sheets. Try clearing your browser cache and refreshing the page.

(Canton Repository)   16 great whiskeys for a sip of holiday cheer   (cantonrep.com) divider line
    More: Cool, Bourbon whiskey, Scotch whisky, Whisky, 86-proof standard, Old Forester Straight Bourbon, New Liberty Distillery, Distiller Robert Cassell, gift of great whiskey  
•       •       •

718 clicks; posted to Food » on 16 Dec 2020 at 1:55 PM (20 weeks ago)   |   Favorite    |   share:  Share on Twitter share via Email Share on Facebook



Voting Results (Smartest)
View Voting Results: Smartest and Funniest

 
2020-12-16 1:04:04 PM  
10 votes:

fragMasterFlash: I wish there was a Trader Joes near my house so I could get a bottle of Col. E.H. Taylor bourbon.


I found a bottle of the small batch recently. The owner of the place even pulled out a bottle of Weller and asked if I wanted it. Then he left me a message a few days later and things got out of control.
Fark user imageView Full Size
 
2020-12-16 2:46:34 PM  
4 votes:
Boycotting all Kentucky bourbon and whiskey....until McConnell is out of the senate.
 
2020-12-16 6:01:51 PM  
3 votes:

dietbubba: The Headless Horseman's Headless Horse: Bob Falfa: The Headless Horseman's Headless Horse: fragMasterFlash: I wish there was a Trader Joes near my house so I could get a bottle of Col. E.H. Taylor bourbon.

I found a bottle of the small batch recently. The owner of the place even pulled out a bottle of Weller and asked if I wanted it. Then he left me a message a few days later and things got out of control.
[Fark user image 425x318]

Care to expand on this?

"Hey, I got a few things in you might like."

"Okay, sure."

...walk into the store, owner pulls out a box that's got Pappy 20, Lot B, Old Rip, William LaRue, Stagg and a $1,000 bottle of Kentucky Owl Dry State.

Me:
[media1.tenor.com image 198x150] [View Full Size image _x_]

You...lucky sonuvabiatch


I got really lucky this year. The Blanton's and the Michter's Toasted barrel I found back in October, and assumed that'd be it. I don't bother dealing with secondary bullshiat prices, and I don't jump through social media hoops in order to enter lotteries.

Next thing I know I'm staring at a farking unicorn box and trying to decide the best way to allocate my cash.
 
2020-12-16 6:25:48 PM  
2 votes:

oldfarthenry: Pah! Back in MY day they'd put a plastic star on the good stuff!
[Fark user image 190x454]
(& I used to wear that plastic star on my forehead after gettin' too tipsy giggles)


Try this one, its three more stars!

Fark user imageView Full Size
 
2020-12-16 6:05:25 PM  
2 votes:

BunkyBrewman: Oh, I see you have the "B" stopper for the Blanton's bourbon.


I do. You a collector?
 
2020-12-16 2:06:01 PM  
2 votes:
This is just a list of obscure booze brands.

/bottoms up
 
2020-12-16 11:45:58 PM  
1 vote:

Axeofjudgement: Nwver had anything as smooth and amazing as Willett.

Except for some sotches. But I have a personal and local bar ban from the scotch. That's when the bad things happen.


Hit the liquor store every week and ask them for some Eagle Rare until they get it in then buy it.  Willett had the same problem for a while but they ramped up distribution so it stays on the shelf a little longer.  Willett is great but I think Eagle Rare is better.  I was buying it before it was really popular but this year - when a case comes in, it's gone in a couple of hours.

/I keep both stocked
 
2020-12-16 6:17:11 PM  
1 vote:

The Headless Horseman's Headless Horse: BunkyBrewman: Oh, I see you have the "B" stopper for the Blanton's bourbon.

I do. You a collector?


I probably should be for as much as that stuff I used to drink.  Now I'm on a little cheaper option with Buffalo Trace.
 
2020-12-16 4:24:52 PM  
1 vote:

The Headless Horseman's Headless Horse: Bob Falfa: The Headless Horseman's Headless Horse: fragMasterFlash: I wish there was a Trader Joes near my house so I could get a bottle of Col. E.H. Taylor bourbon.

I found a bottle of the small batch recently. The owner of the place even pulled out a bottle of Weller and asked if I wanted it. Then he left me a message a few days later and things got out of control.
[Fark user image 425x318]

Care to expand on this?

"Hey, I got a few things in you might like."

"Okay, sure."

...walk into the store, owner pulls out a box that's got Pappy 20, Lot B, Old Rip, William LaRue, Stagg and a $1,000 bottle of Kentucky Owl Dry State.

Me:
[media1.tenor.com image 198x150] [View Full Size image _x_]


You...lucky sonuvabiatch
 
2020-12-16 4:13:21 PM  
1 vote:

Bob Falfa: The Headless Horseman's Headless Horse: fragMasterFlash: I wish there was a Trader Joes near my house so I could get a bottle of Col. E.H. Taylor bourbon.

I found a bottle of the small batch recently. The owner of the place even pulled out a bottle of Weller and asked if I wanted it. Then he left me a message a few days later and things got out of control.
[Fark user image 425x318]

Care to expand on this?


"Hey, I got a few things in you might like."

"Okay, sure."

...walk into the store, owner pulls out a box that's got Pappy 20, Lot B, Old Rip, William LaRue, Stagg and a $1,000 bottle of Kentucky Owl Dry State.

Me:
media1.tenor.comView Full Size
 
2020-12-16 3:42:31 PM  
1 vote:

UberDave: The Balvenie


If you are ever in Scotland, tour the Balvenie distillery. Trust me on this.
 
2020-12-16 2:13:06 PM  
1 vote:

Marcus Aurelius: This is just a list of obscure booze brands.

/bottoms up


/hay you keep your whore mouf/hands off my Overholt

but meanwhile, as Umberto Eco wrote, I AM THE SAINT AND THE PROSTITUTE

Fark user imageView Full Size


/the cat disapproves entirely
 
2020-12-16 2:02:27 PM  
1 vote:

oldernell: There's an advent calendar I could get behind.


I have the "Drinks by the Dram" - Whiskey Explorer.  It's pretty damn good.
 
2020-12-16 2:01:03 PM  
1 vote:

gameshowhost: "Tamnavulin Speyside Single Malt Scotch Double Cask ... Aged in American oak and sherry casks, its dark-amber liquid now stands on its own as a smooth-drinking entry-level single-malt, with toffee-coated apple notes, chocolate, and a lemony brightness that's enjoyable, if not necessarily profound."

*COMMENCE. FAPPING.*


I'm going to have to check that one out.  The Balvenie - Sweet Toast of American Oak is really nice as well if you're going for that.
 
2020-12-16 1:53:46 PM  
1 vote:
I just recently discovered "Uncle Nearest 1856". It is a seriously good whiskey. Terrific, complex flavor and smooooooth.
 
Displayed 15 of 15 comments

View Voting Results: Smartest and Funniest

This thread is closed to new comments.

Continue Farking





On Twitter



  1. Links are submitted by members of the Fark community.

  2. When community members submit a link, they also write a custom headline for the story.

  3. Other Farkers comment on the links. This is the number of comments. Click here to read them.

  4. Click here to submit a link.