Im new to these forums, but having fun reading so far!
My question is, i have a new boss at work and he loves bourbon as much as i do.
He wants me to go down the shop and pick up a bottle to share of a fri night.
I want to slightly impress him without going in the $100 dollar mark, but the run of the mill (crap tasting) Jim Beam wont work!
What is worth looking at between say $50 to $75 dollar mark?
Im in australia, adelaide to.
I have thought about Eagle rare or makers mark, maybe even gentleman Jack. all under the $70 dollar mark.
Any other ideas?
Buffalo Trace - smooth, nice gentle touch of rye and is really approachable.
W.L.Weller - same mash bill as the legendary Pappy Van Winkle range, is a classic crowd pleaser
Blantons straight from the barrel - more aggressive than the previous two with a dusty popcorn style, it is at a highly alcohol volume but worth a good punt!
Not sure about the availability of these in Australia (i'm writing from the UK) but hope it helps!
That Russell's Reserve 10 has the factor imo.
bredman wrote:Looking at Dan Murphy's site...
Likewise. I'd add:
Wild Turkey Rare Breed $71.99 (classic balance and taste)
Baker's $69.90 (a little young tasting, but spicy and substantial)
There's plenty of online sites in Australia with a larger range than DM but nothing you'd get by today. The sites listed on my blog sell bourbon as well.
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