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Jack Daniel’s – Single Barrel Select – 89-100


Price – 750 ml – $39.99 – (Costco.  Gift set with two rocks glasses.)

Method – 2 ice cubes in 3 fingers

Rating – 89-100 – standard rating scale for wine and spirits

Review –

Let me start this review by saying that I’m fairly certain I was born with a small amount of Jack Daniel’s no. 7 in my blood.  It was a favorite of both of my parents and my mother still talks about her glory days drinking “good ‘ol Jack”.  (I should also note that my mother is now 23 years sober, congratulations Ma 😉 )  The first whiskey I ever drank was Jack, when I snuck a dram out of a friend of my mom’s bottle.  It went down like water and I couldn’t believe how easy it was to drink.  I don’t drink Jack much nowadays but my grandfather, before he passed, bought us a bottle of Gentlemen Jack which I seem to remember enjoying, and so as I began my recently renewed foray into the world of craft whiskeys, I knew I would have to visit both the Single Barrel and the Gentleman Jack sooner or later.  So when I went to Costco and saw a bottle for 40 bucks that included a couple of fairly nice rocks glasses, I figured now was the time. Continue reading

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