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TX Whiskey Barrels.

Discussion in 'US - Southwest' started by H0rnedFr0gs, Mar 5, 2013.

  1. H0rnedFr0gs

    H0rnedFr0gs Savant (475) Texas Mar 12, 2012

    Been drinking too much beer and neglecting my whiskey but I tried TX tonight and damn if that profile wouldn't be sick in some other TX beers aging process. It's got a nice coconut (or something tropical) with a great maple backbone.

    So what's the scuttlebutt?
     
  2. Show

    Show Aficionado (235) Texas Jul 21, 2011

  3. r0nburgundy69

    r0nburgundy69 Savant (255) Texas Jan 27, 2012

    which tx whiskey are you referring too? ranger creek? balcones?
     
  4. dumptruck81

    dumptruck81 Savant (415) Texas Dec 28, 2011

    Are you talking about the Firestone robertson whiskey? I had a bottle recently. Nice vanilla coming through and stupid easy drinking.

    Quick edit. Not Firestone walker but Firestone robertson
     
  5. jgreeson

    jgreeson Aficionado (125) Texas Feb 24, 2010

    It's Firestone & Robertson, not Firestone Walker. You would think that one of the enterprising new breweries around DFW would try to buy some of their barrels. But I think they're doing whiskey first, so I figure they might be reusing their barrels. Their bourbon won't be ready until 2014, so I think we might have a while before we see any barrels leaving their warehouse.
     
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  6. UHCougar12

    UHCougar12 Advocate (510) Texas Feb 21, 2011

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    I think he is referring to this one. If so, this stuff is delicious.
     
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  7. champ103

    champ103 Champion (870) Texas Sep 3, 2007

    I really enjoy Rebecca Creek. Very balanced and subtle, well I guess anything would be compared to my usually which is Willett Rye. Still I enjoy it a lot. I have never had or seen TX Whiskey.
     
  8. H0rnedFr0gs

    H0rnedFr0gs Savant (475) Texas Mar 12, 2012

    That's the shit right there fellas. Sexy sexy mama!

    Whatever they got going works for me..I can drink that whiskey straight up and be begging for more. Bring on the BA beers guys. BRING IT!!!
     
  9. chaseabeer

    chaseabeer Savant (380) Oklahoma Feb 4, 2009

    I tried to buy some barrels from a distiller in Mckenny. He said he would rather sell them to a sign maker for displays for $10 more a barrel. His mistake.
     
  10. H0rnedFr0gs

    H0rnedFr0gs Savant (475) Texas Mar 12, 2012

    Dumb dumb dumb. Sweet jeebus what you would do to those barrels
     
  11. Danielbt

    Danielbt Savant (380) Texas May 4, 2012

    Haven't tried TX, but True Blue is fucking nails. So. Gawddam. Good.
     
  12. UHCougar12

    UHCougar12 Advocate (510) Texas Feb 21, 2011

    Anyone tried Yellow Rose yet? Its a new distillery out of Pinehurst(30 miles north of Houston). They have 2 styles right now, but they are damn expensive, I think like $70.
     
  13. H0rnedFr0gs

    H0rnedFr0gs Savant (475) Texas Mar 12, 2012

    Shiitit. $70?

    Glad to know my beer habit is cheap.
     
  14. chaseabeer

    chaseabeer Savant (380) Oklahoma Feb 4, 2009

    Funny you should ask. It's a beer called Okie, it's a barrel aged dark barley wine.
     
  15. Clonies720

    Clonies720 Initiate (0) Texas Oct 24, 2012

    I was at their release party at Reserve 101 last year. It was pretty decent. Friend picked me up and drove to Spec's after hearing me talk about it. He bought a bottle for $54 for what I don't think was even a fifth? I saw a loner bottle sitting out here at Rosenberg Specs just a few days ago for $3X something and I believe it was the 2nd type you're referring too?
     
  16. champ103

    champ103 Champion (870) Texas Sep 3, 2007

    I typically like bourbons and rye on the rougher side, see my post above about Willett. I do really like this one, but it is rough. I have only had it twice, like you said it is pretty expensive. I am not sure if I like it enough to buy a bottle for my self though.
     
  17. Clonies720

    Clonies720 Initiate (0) Texas Oct 24, 2012

    You and Jeff Stuffings. In a bathtub together. I open my wallet and just dump $1000 out on to both of you. In $2 bills.

    But actually I lost my wallet today at Pressler and Main in the Med Center I think. Any BA's happen to find it and I'll throw you a 2012 Abyss.
     
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  18. H0rnedFr0gs

    H0rnedFr0gs Savant (475) Texas Mar 12, 2012

    ISO. Cellar door open. And mustache ride optional (but trust me they have never been turned down)...sorry I'm a bit toasted drinking Imp Biscotti Break. Top 5 zombie Apocalypse beer ever
     
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  19. UHCougar12

    UHCougar12 Advocate (510) Texas Feb 21, 2011

    Ya, the other one is a rye, not my style of bourbon.
     
  20. jamescain

    jamescain Advocate (660) Texas Jul 14, 2009

    I thought they just blended whiskey and don't do any actual barrel aging?