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gurgalunas

Lonsdale
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How was the Blackened?

Jody
It was good. It's labeled as a blend of straight whiskies, but didnt specify what whiskies. I think I taste a rye influence, so may be a straight rye in the mix. My dad loved it... too many favorite choices on the table, so I didnt spend a lot of time with the blackened yet.
 

irratebass

Toro
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It was good. It's labeled as a blend of straight whiskies, but didnt specify what whiskies. I think I taste a rye influence, so may be a straight rye in the mix. My dad loved it... too many favorite choices on the table, so I didnt spend a lot of time with the blackened yet.
They were selling their beer on Monday at the show, I asked about the bourbon.....no dice :cautious:
 

irratebass

Toro
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Decent stuff worth buying at least once. After finishing this bottle, I don't think I will hunt for it though. Just if I come across it, I'd buy again. I know, some people rave about it. It's not bad at all...just have had so many others that I enjoy more.
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That's a 1st I've heard regarding Blanton's but tp each their own. I will not chase it......I see it and have the cash, yep.
 

gurgalunas

Lonsdale
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Decent stuff worth buying at least once. After finishing this bottle, I don't think I will hunt for it though. Just if I come across it, I'd buy again. I know, some people rave about it. It's not bad at all...just have had so many others that I enjoy more.
I'm with ya doug, don't see why blantons is any better than buff trace or eagle rare tbh, and blantons cost nearly double
I can see both these points. I like Blantons. It's a good bourbon. But at some point, there are diminishing returns for the higher cost bottles. When you have ER, HMcK, KC SiB store picks, a bunch of good value options available, its hard to drop big $. That said, I'll drop $65 on stuff I know is good, so Blanton's is still in my cabinet routinely. Above that cost, I'd better have either first hand experience, or 2nd hand from someone whose palate I trust.
 

irratebass

Toro
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So you made it to the concert in Louisville? How was it?

Jody
Actually they were here in Indy on Monday 3/11. This was my 5th time seeing them and they did no disappoint. The seats sucked, but they were free, so no bitching. They played 22 songs, and even a couple that I wasn't expecting like "Ride The Lightning" & "Fight Fire With Fire" the stage show (well lights really) were really something. Great show, and free to boot, so that helped as well ha.

Did you download your show? Which show was it? I am still waiting on my show to open up to dl, but I did find 5 shows I want to download:

http://www.livemetallica.com//live-music/0,288/Metallica-mp3-flac-download-9-17-2009-Conseco-Fieldhouse-Indianapolis-IN.html

http://www.livemetallica.com//live-music/0,398/Metallica-mp3-flac-download-12-5-2011-The-Fillmore-San-Francisco-CA.html

http://www.livemetallica.com//live-music/0,399/Metallica-mp3-flac-download-12-7-2011-The-Fillmore-San-Francisco-CA.html

Metallica - December 9, 2011 The Fillmore, San Francisco, CA

Metallica - December 10, 2011 The Fillmore, San Francisco, CA

Maybe we could trade shows, I guess that's what I'm getting at heh

Here's a write up of our show:

https://www.indystar.com/picture-gallery/entertainment/2019/03/12/heads-bang-and-hair-flies-metallica/3137164002/

Plus a lil tid bit:

http://www.blabbermouth.net/news/metallica-sets-attendance-record-at-indianapoliss-bankers-life-fieldhouse/
 
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Sweemzander

Meadmaker
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I can see both these points. I like Blantons. It's a good bourbon. But at some point, there are diminishing returns for the higher cost bottles. When you have ER, HMcK, KC SiB store picks, a bunch of good value options available, its hard to drop big $. That said, I'll drop $65 on stuff I know is good, so Blanton's is still in my cabinet routinely. Above that cost, I'd better have either first hand experience, or 2nd hand from someone whose palate I trust.
Yes. Blantons is great stuff, but hard to justify the cost vs what you mentioned
If nobody has ever tried Evan Williams Single Barrel - I will always sing its praises for being at under $30 & readily available
 

Unpossible_1

Creepy CIA Op
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I can see both these points. I like Blantons. It's a good bourbon. But at some point, there are diminishing returns for the higher cost bottles. When you have ER, HMcK, KC SiB store picks, a bunch of good value options available, its hard to drop big $. That said, I'll drop $65 on stuff I know is good, so Blanton's is still in my cabinet routinely. Above that cost, I'd better have either first hand experience, or 2nd hand from someone whose palate I trust.
Yes. Blantons is great stuff, but hard to justify the cost vs what you mentioned
If nobody has ever tried Evan Williams Single Barrel - I will always sing its praises for being at under $30 & readily available
Exactly! I won't say that I will never buy Blantons again, but around here, you have to really hunt to find it....and even then, it isn't always priced properly. I need to find another bottle of HMcK...great stuff. EW SiB is also a fantastic bargain bottle!
 

Jody

Rothschild
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Actually they were here in Indy on Monday 3/11. This was my 5th time seeing them and they did no disappoint. The seats sucked, but they were free, so no bitching. They played 22 songs, and even a couple that I wasn't expecting like "Ride The Lightning" & "Fight Fire With Fire" the stage show (well lights really) were really something. Great show, and free to boot, so that helped as well ha.

Did you download your show? Which show was it? I am still waiting on my show to open up to dl, but I did find 5 shows I want to download:

http://www.livemetallica.com//live-music/0,288/Metallica-mp3-flac-download-9-17-2009-Conseco-Fieldhouse-Indianapolis-IN.html

http://www.livemetallica.com//live-music/0,398/Metallica-mp3-flac-download-12-5-2011-The-Fillmore-San-Francisco-CA.html

http://www.livemetallica.com//live-music/0,399/Metallica-mp3-flac-download-12-7-2011-The-Fillmore-San-Francisco-CA.html

Metallica - December 9, 2011 The Fillmore, San Francisco, CA

Metallica - December 10, 2011 The Fillmore, San Francisco, CA

Maybe we could trade shows, I guess that's what I'm getting at heh

Here's a write up of our show:

https://www.indystar.com/picture-gallery/entertainment/2019/03/12/heads-bang-and-hair-flies-metallica/3137164002/

Plus a lil tid bit:

http://www.blabbermouth.net/news/metallica-sets-attendance-record-at-indianapoliss-bankers-life-fieldhouse/
That’s great and free to boot! We went to the Nashville show. No, I haven’t downloaded it, I didn’t even know you could. I’ll have my daughter get on that and yeah, we can definitely trade. Let me get her on that and I’ll shoot you a PM so we don’t make anyone mad by derailing this thread. Thanks for the links.

Sorry guys, but you know.....it’s Metallica.

Jody
 
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