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    Jameson or Jack Daniels?

    Which do you prefer?

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    I love Jack Daniels single barrel.

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    Damn good question, love both equally.

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    Neither. They're both piss.
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    ^ Well what do you like?

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    Depends on the bank roll, but if I had my druthers, and price isn't a concern, I'll be drinking a good single malt of some sort. Mac 18 or 25, Lagavulin, Laphroaig 18, or some of the smaller batch Ardbegs etc.

    For your every day, run of the mill Bourbon, I go for the small batch Four Roses, Buffalo Trace, Makers 46, or the limited batch Woodford Reserve.

    Once you really start getting into Bourbon's it's really easy to get "lost" in it. There are so, so many better alternatives than Jack, Jim and Johnnie for virtually the same price.
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    Makers Mark
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    I don't like the taste of whiskey or rye. I had the opportunity to tour the Jameson's distillery in Dublin but I chose the Guinness Storehouse instead. That was cool!

    However I've had nice cognac
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    Jameson, The unofficial drink of the Step~Cal FJ's .. Arr Arr
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    Quote Originally Posted by cyclelicious View Post
    However I've had nice cognac
    Mmmmm . . . I have a bottle of Louis XIII in my cabinet right now . . . DELICIOUS.
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    some jack has never done wrong by me.

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    Years ago in my early twentys I had a violent puke session after a night of J.D.
    Now just the smell of it turns me off. Funny thing is I can drink any and all other whiskey's / Bourbon's. Makers Mark is now my one of choice.
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    Quote Originally Posted by DIRTJUNKIE View Post
    Years ago in my early twentys I had a violent puke session after a night of J.D.
    Now just the smell of it turns me off. Funny thing is I can drink any and all other whiskey's / Bourbon's. Makers Mark is now my one of choice.
    Have you tried the Makers 46? It's a really, really great Bourbon and doesn't cost all that much more than regular Makers. Costco was carrying it for a bit at the same price as regular Makers. Definitely worth a try, especially if you like regular Makers.
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    Jameson or Jack Daniels?

    Jack Daniels, all day and night for me. I don't need anything else, not even a glass. Never yacked. Never a hangover either. I don't buy it very often however. It's too good and I could see myself changing from a functioning alcoholic to an absolutely dysfunctional drunk in a big hurry with Jack.

    I used to have a rock crawler Jeep. All built up with 1 ton drivetrain and 39" Swamper Iroks. It was huge. The last time I took it out, Jack was co-piloting. Our group decided to do a night run. About 2:00AM, Jack got the best of me and my Jeep was toasted. Jack and I hiked back up to camp in the dark. The worst thing about it, after a crazy night where Jack made me wreck my Jeep, the next morning when it was time to do repairs, Jack was all gone! I couldn't find him anywhere. What an a-hole. That trip cost me $1200 in repairs, all thanks to my buddy, Jack.


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    Even though I love JD single barrel a couple others I like
    are Blanton's, Jefferson's Reserve, and Angle's Envy. These
    are worth a try if you are into whisky.

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    Quote Originally Posted by DIRTJUNKIE View Post
    Years ago in my early twentys I had a violent puke session after a night of J.D.
    Now just the smell of it turns me off.
    same thing happened to me with cheap rum, the smell alone almost makes me blow chunks.

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    I prefer Jack, unless money is no concern. I think that Buffalo Trace, Eagle Rare, and Woodford Reserve are the favorites for sure.
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    Quote Originally Posted by 007 View Post
    Have you tried the Makers 46? It's a really, really great Bourbon and doesn't cost all that much more than regular Makers. Costco was carrying it for a bit at the same price as regular Makers. Definitely worth a try, especially if you like regular Makers.
    Nope never tried MM 46 but it sounds worthy of adding to my bucket list. Thank's for the tip.


    Quote Originally Posted by b-kul View Post
    same thing happened to me with cheap rum, the smell alone almost makes me blow chunks.
    To me a glass of Bacardi and,Coke is my normal go to mixed drink at a bar. But as you said some of the cheap rums are pretty bad.
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    I have yet to find a whiskey that was really retched to me, but my current every da..err weekend drink is



    Quote Originally Posted by 007 View Post
    or some of the smaller batch Ardbegs etc.
    yesterday was international Ardbeg day!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Mountain Cycle Shawn View Post
    Which do you prefer?
    Of the two Jameson gets the nod, but if you like Irish whiskey, try Tulamore Dew or Powers...both are far superior sippin whiskey to Jameson.

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    Quote Originally Posted by 007 View Post
    Mmmmm . . . I have a bottle of Louis XIII in my cabinet right now . . . DELICIOUS.
    I'll bet it's smooth!
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    Quote Originally Posted by DIRTJUNKIE View Post
    Years ago in my early twentys I had a violent puke session after a night of J.D.
    Now just the smell of it turns me off. Funny thing is I can drink any and all other whiskey's / Bourbon's. Makers Mark is now my one of choice.
    Same here, 20th birthday, 20 shots, (stoopid college ritual) woke up in my own bed with strange woman.
    No clothes, no escape - never again. To this day I can't stand JD's smell.
    If bourbon, prefer Wild Turkey 101, and if Scotch a single malt, Jameson's 18 yr is sublime.

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    I like Johnnie Walker Black Label, neat. Blue Label is on my bucket list, but too rich for my blood right now, I'm an out of work college student on summer break, with kids, wife, house, etc. etc.

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    Quote Originally Posted by 007 View Post
    Depends on the bank roll, but if I had my druthers, and price isn't a concern, I'll be drinking a good single malt of some sort. Mac 18 or 25, Lagavulin, Laphroaig 18, or some of the smaller batch Ardbegs etc.

    For your every day, run of the mill Bourbon, I go for the small batch Four Roses, Buffalo Trace, Makers 46, or the limited batch Woodford Reserve.

    Once you really start getting into Bourbon's it's really easy to get "lost" in it. There are so, so many better alternatives than Jack, Jim and Johnnie for virtually the same price.
    Um...Jack Daniels is not a Bourbon...I think the OP is asking about some other type of whiskey.

    Speaking of Bourbon...ever try Pappy Van Winkle 23 Year Bourbon ?

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    Jack Daniels can be classified as a Bourbon. From Wikipedia:

    Although the product generally meets the regulatory criteria for classification as a straight bourbon, the company disavows this classification and markets it simply as Tennessee whiskey rather than as Tennessee bourbon.
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    Another vote for Single Barrel!
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    Quote Originally Posted by JM01 View Post
    Um...Jack Daniels is not a Bourbon...I think the OP is asking about some other type of whiskey.

    Speaking of Bourbon...ever try Pappy Van Winkle 23 Year Bourbon ?
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    Jack Daniels can be classified as a Bourbon. From Wikipedia:
    This, and yes . . . I've had Pappy and its completely overrated.
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    moonshine and not that cheap swill you buy in the liquor stores they try and pass off as moonshine.
    Just stick it in granny and start grinding.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Kona0197 View Post
    Jack Daniels can be classified as a Bourbon. From Wikipedia:
    Um...no.

    Even the company says it's not a Bourbon.


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    Take your argument up with Wikipedia.
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    I cannot drink that stuff. I must have hit my lifetime limit at about 25. If not, it wasn't because I didn't try.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Kona0197 View Post
    Take your argument up with Wikipedia.
    Why?...according to your C&P, Wikipedia claims that Jack is not Bourbon, just meets the criteria except for where it's made. Even Wikipedia says that Bourbon must come from Kentucky...that's why it's labelled "sour mash".

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    Why? Because Wikipedia says Jack Daniel CAN be classified as a bourbon.

    Although the product generally meets the regulatory criteria for classification as a straight bourbon
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    RE: Jameson or Jack Daniels?

    Neither, the only liquor I drink is whisky
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    The other Tennessee Whisky is far superior to Jack. George Dickel.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Kona0197 View Post
    Why? Because Wikipedia says Jack Daniel CAN be classified as a bourbon.
    Kona I think this falls under...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Kona0197 View Post
    Why? Because Wikipedia says Jack Daniel CAN be classified as a bourbon.
    Quote Originally Posted by Kona0197 View Post
    Although the product generally meets the regulatory criteria for classification as a straight bourbon.
    So does California Champagne...but is it real bubbly? Wiki refers to ingredients and some of the manufacturing techniques, but not 100% true to Kentucky techniques.

    Some of the world's most expensive scotch is made in Japan, but is it Scotch?

    Just because the ingredients and "criteria" make it as good or better than the real thing, only whiskey made in Kentucky can be called Bourbon.

    Some people buy Rolexes in Times Square because they look like Rolexes....

    I guess consumers can be fooled all of the time...

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    Quote Originally Posted by JM01 View Post
    So does California Champagne...but is it real bubbly? Wiki refers to ingredients and some of the manufacturing techniques, but not 100% true to Kentucky techniques.

    Some of the world's most expensive scotch is made in Japan, but is it Scotch?

    Just because the ingredients and "criteria" make it as good or better than the real thing, only whiskey made in Kentucky can be called Bourbon.

    Some people buy Rolexes in Times Square because they look like
    Rolexes...




    I guess consumers can be fooled all of the time...





    Exactly!
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    I am a sissy with whiskey. But, if I am backpacking or an overnight kayak fishing trip where carrying a case of beer is not an option, I usually sport a bottle of Fire Ball Whiskey. It's good for the sissies like me and gets the job done. Plus, it tastes just like an atomic fireball, who doesn't like those??
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    OK you got me. It really doesn't matter as the best whiskey is made by Rogue here in Oregon.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Kona0197 View Post
    OK you got me. It really doesn't matter as the best whiskey is made by Rogue here in Oregon.
    Just out of curiosity have you tried whiskeys other than Rogue? You sound a little biased.

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    Yeah I have. I've had Jack Daniels, Jim Bean, Southern Comfort, a few Irish whiskeys, and some others.
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    Fair enough, you're entitled to your opinion.

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    Re: Jameson or Jack Daniels?

    They both suck. But if offered for free ill take either.

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    Jameson or Jack Daniels?

    Glenlivet or Maker's Mark for me. After a long day, grab nice crystal glass with two ice cubes and a cigar...sublime.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Kona0197 View Post
    Yeah I have. I've had Jack Daniels, Jim Bean, Southern Comfort, a few Irish whiskeys, and some others.
    Have you tried Rogue? Just curious because it wasn't in your list. Plus I hear it's local to your area.
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