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Anyone have a suggestion for a bottle of bourbon in the $30 range? It's a gift for a friend that just moved to USA. I typically drank Basil Hayden but I'm not sure if there is anything better in that range.

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I would just get the basil Hayden, you already know it’s good! I got a bottle of Bullet for Christmas, it’s good too.
 
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Anyone have a suggestion for a bottle of bourbon in the $30 range? It's a gift for a friend that just moved to USA. I typically drank Basil Hayden but I'm not sure if there is anything better in that range.

Slic.
Wild Turkey 101
Old Granddad 114 proof
Elijah Craig
Buffalo Trace
Weller Special Reserve - if you can find it
Old Tub
Jim Beam Black

Basil Hayden's sucks, don't waste your money.
 
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Wild Turkey 101
Old Granddad 114 proof
Elijah Craig
Buffalo Trace
Weller Special Reserve - if you can find it
Old Tub
Jim Beam Black

Basil Hayden's sucks, don't waste your money.
i Need to try some of those.
 
tommyguns2

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That is the worst gin I have ever tasted, you can't even mix the shit out of it to make it taste good.
Hmm... I think it tasted a bit like Hendricks. Well, I suppose no one should buy any gin on my recommendation! LOL
 
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Basil Hayden's sucks, don't waste your money.
I would have to agree. Someone was telling me how great it was, and I was very disappointed.
I wasn't wowed by Jim Beam Black either. Wasn't bad, but it didn't seem any different than the regular Jim Beam.

One cheap bourbon that I think is reasonably good is Rebel Yell.
 
Lil Ed

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New Belgium voodoo ranger has been my go to lately

their Hazy IPA isnt bad either.. better than most beers you can find at the local stores that dont specialize in unique beers.. I like them aswell. it sucks to like good beers.. as most normal beers are disapointing.. lol
 
Lil Ed

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That is the worst gin I have ever tasted, you can't even mix the shit out of it to make it taste good.

Holy shit that bad?......LMAO.. I guess we know what Tommy is going to send you now...
 
5.0

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their Hazy IPA isnt bad either.. better than most beers you can find at the local stores that dont specialize in unique beers.. I like them aswell. it sucks to like good beers.. as most normal beers are disapointing.. lol
Thankfully I have my share of local microbreweries. I'm definitely looking forward to trying Sam Adam's new hazy ipa
 
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