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John Setzler

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This is one of the best rye whiskeys that I have found. My local liquor store has a frequent customer promotion where you get points based on what you spend -- 1 point per dollar. These points are used to purchase rare/hard to find whiskeys. This had been in the program earlier in the year, but last week when I was in the store it was on the floor for purchase without using any points to purchase it. I have noticed that bottles from different cases have different proofs.



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On 7/28/2021 at 12:17 PM, John Setzler said:

@Golf Griller I am about ready to try a straight rye whiskey.  I think I might pick up a small bottle of one next time I am out.


If you can find this one, you might like it, but with the proof, it might need a splash of water, or a few small ice cubes. Basil Hayden's dark rye is another good rye.



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  • 2 weeks later...


Nothing says summer like a good margarita. Made with fresh squeezed lime juice, El Mayor Blanco tequila, Solerno Blood Orange Liqueur, agave syrup and a splash of OJ. Not as high brow as a good bourbon or rye, but refreshing on a hot day! I’ll get to the bourbon and rye once the weather cools off a bit.


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5 hours ago, Golf Griller said:

@John Setzler I don't know if you saw this or not, or if you can even get some where you live.




I will look for it but I don't expect that I'll be able to find any of that around here.  I need to go back to the ABC store soon because I want to look for some of this... it's an intriguing story:



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