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Tumaltuous Rare... the best yet?

Discussion in 'Midwest' started by tewaris, Feb 24, 2012.

  1. biglobo8971

    biglobo8971 Advocate (590) Minnesota May 6, 2010 Verified

    no Barrell Monkey? Damn, that was the one I really wanted to try.
     
  2. Ungertaker

    Ungertaker Advocate (540) Minnesota Apr 30, 2010 Verified

    I will meet you there for lunch. I'll shoot you a BM with my number, in case you aren't going to make it.
     
  3. sacrelicio

    sacrelicio Advocate (635) Minnesota Feb 15, 2005

    I'm so surprised that the barrel monkey is so highly lauded! That was the one that sounded the oddest and that I least wanted to try. Now I wish I had tried it.
     
  4. tewaris

    tewaris Advocate (605) Minnesota Jul 14, 2009

    I heard someone say that Buffalo Trace and Eagle Rare (the barrels that aged Barrel Monkey, Buffalo Bock and Tumaltuous Rare) are better bourbons than Jim Beam and Jack (I know, not a bourbon).

    Perhaps that explains their unexpected kickassery?
     
  5. it seemed potentially odd, but I was told it was really good, so I gave it a try and it really delivered, really nice balance and the flavors really worked well together.
     
  6. younger35

    younger35 Savant (490) Minnesota Jan 3, 2007

    Yes sir I did! I was hoping to open it last night but wasn't feeling it. Might get to it tonight. I enjoyed the sample very much.
     
  7. younger35

    younger35 Savant (490) Minnesota Jan 3, 2007

    Ditto. I think BA IPA's can be hit or miss but I enjoyed the shit out it.