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Old 01-15-2014, 01:32 AM   #21
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That was a fine addition at the price point, wasn't it? Someone bought a bottle for me, and I wasn't expecting much considering the silly marketing, but was pleasantly surprised.

As long as the whiskey is still good, still made in Kentucky by US guys and gals, I'm fine with this. No messin' with my KC or Booker's, though.
Yep. It isn't necessarily one of the premium whiskeys, but it's pretty darned good for an everyday drink.
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Old 01-15-2014, 02:24 AM   #22
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Treason I say...We must all keep this in mind, and if bourbon is your drink of choice, choose Wild Turkey or something from a local distillery. I for one will never spend a penny on their liquor again.
Wild Turkey is Italian-owned (Campari), and before that French-owned (Pernod Ricard).

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Old 01-15-2014, 02:43 AM   #23
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Suntory has some amazing whiskey though.

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Old 01-15-2014, 02:57 AM   #24
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Wild Turkey is Italian-owned (Campari), and before that French-owned (Pernod Ricard).
Another one scratched from the list...More reason to support your local small craft distiller.
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...More reason to support your local small craft distiller.
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Old 01-16-2014, 02:15 AM   #26
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At very least the company was not sold to China. I guess that's something. There aren't many things that are 'American' anymore.
I don't care about big companies. I'd rather have them be owned international, maybe people will buy small and local instead.
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Buffalo Trace was recently voted the best distillery in the world, much to Ireland's dissatisfaction.
I love their White Lightning.
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