By g @gfc on 21st Jan 2018, show post
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Well I'm excited to say the least. One of 84 bottles. I'm happy to pay the same as I'd pay for an Oogie or Corry in the bottle shop.
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@Hewie Enjoy!! Them single cask Longrows are always phenomenal!
4 months ago 4Who liked this?
I really thought it would be different this time.
Given that I didn't want a bottle of the Blanton's Gold for myself, I expected that I would at least win the privilege to buy one for someone else.
Add me to the 0-fer club....
2 months ago 4Who liked this?
@Nozinan I’m also 0-fer. I requested 2 bottles and ended up with bupkis.
2 months ago 0
@OdysseusUnbound @Nozinan I guess someone from the BC Liquor Branch has been visiting Ontario. Now their overpriced Summer Special Spirit Release will be available by lottery. Gee, I hope I get chosen to give them my money.
2 months ago 2Who liked this?
I didn't buy Weller Special Reserve or Weller Antique 107. Both are in stock at the LCBO, but I refuse to pay $65 for OWA, and I'm not all that interested in the SR.
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I didn’t buy EH Taylor Small Batch BiB bourbon. It was in stock online this morning on the KGBO website (but not on the app......shocking, I know), but $89 for a 50% abv bourbon I’ve never tried seems a little steep to me. Maybe it’s good, maybe it’s “just ok”, but I’m not spending that kind of money without having tried it first.
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Do any of the LCBO in your area have a Tasting area? Might find an open bottle there to sample (at a very minimal cost)
8 days ago 0
@JayRain No. I’m not in Toronto, the GTA, or Ottawa. As far as LCBO management is concerned, urban centres with less than 500 000 people are irrelevant.
@OdysseusUnbound Actually most Americans would love to get the QWA for $50. Not saying that $65 is a great deal considering we were spoiled at $36, but..
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@OdysseusUnbound There were bottles in Sudbury, still shows 2 but maybe on hold
@Astroke and that’s the thing. I stocked up at $36 (I have 6 unopened bottles). Once those bottles of OWA are gone, I’m unlikely to replace them. I’m petty and vindictive like that. I should probably stock up on WT 101 and WT Rare Breed while they’re still reasonably priced because it’s only a matter of time until those jump up too.
@OdysseusUnbound I think WT products pricing for their standard products should not jump by leaps and bounds as there really is not the rampant desire to have one due to hype. I would like see the LCBO get in on the Russell's Reserve SiB picks (or regular shelf bottles) like they did with Makers Mark Select. Almost every WT product ends up n Ontario except the RR line.
@OdysseusUnbound That bottle of EH Taylor BiB that I posted a while back was picked up for me by a friend visiting the distillery. Apparently they put out a bottle every once-in-awhile at MSRP. So I got the bottle for $43. That seems about right for this bottle.
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