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Favorite Type of Whiskey

Discussion in 'Anything goes' started by YankeeFan, Aug 30, 2012.


What's your favorite type of whiskey?

  1. Bourbon

    22 vote(s)
  2. Canadian

    6 vote(s)
  3. Irish

    13 vote(s)
  4. Rye

    0 vote(s)
  5. Scotch

    11 vote(s)
  6. Tennessee Whiskey

    3 vote(s)
  1. YankeeFan

    YankeeFan Well-Known Member

    Yes, it is a Journalism question!
  2. Azrael

    Azrael Well-Known Member

  3. Zeke12

    Zeke12 Guest

    Come on, YF. If there's one thing we can get together on, it's the answer to this question.

    Up the Republic.

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  4. J-School Blue

    J-School Blue Member

    I rarely buy hard liquor for myself to keep at home because I try not to drink it too regularly, but I had occasion to pick up a bottle of whiskey this week and I tried Jameson's for the first time basically because McNulty drank it on "The Wire."

    It is, of course, excellent.
  5. wicked

    wicked Well-Known Member

    I'll go with either Jameson or Bushmills. They're both fine spirits.
  6. three_bags_full

    three_bags_full Well-Known Member

    Irish, followed closely by Bourbon.

    My favorites are:

    1.) Midleton's Very Rare
    2.) Bushmill's 12 (you can only get it at the distillery)
    3.) Bushmill's 16


    1.) Jefferson's Presidential 18
    2.) Blanton's
    3.) Woodford
  7. Gehrig

    Gehrig Active Member

    Canadian Club
  8. Larry Graham

    Larry Graham Member

    Is this a trick question?
    Come on, now!
  9. waterytart

    waterytart Active Member

    Woodford for sipping, Jameson's for shooting. Rum, vodka and tequila all show up in mixed drinks in the summer. And, of course, vodka for lono at Passover.
  10. The Big Ragu

    The Big Ragu Moderator Staff Member

    I don't like blended whiskeys as a general rule.

    If I have my choice and money isn't an object, I start with good single malt scotches. Oban Manager's Choice is damned good. Macallan 18 is a favorite, too,

    If I have to pay for it, I am more likely to go Macallan 12. If it's night time and I am winding down and I am grabbing a bottle, it is usually Irish Whiskey. Jameson's, to be exact. I find it incredibly drinkable and a couple of belts relaxes me like no one's business.
  11. Versatile

    Versatile Active Member

    I went with bourbon because it's my drink of choice, but at the top level, which I can't afford, I prefer single malt Scotch.
  12. Chef2

    Chef2 Well-Known Member

    Whatever is within reach.

    If I tend to drink too much whiskey however, I tend to try to cut on things that don't necessarily need cutting.
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