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Are you drinking anything special on St Patrick's Day?

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tinnywatty Mar 16, 2012 09:45 AM

Irish whiskey? Green drinks?

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    CJB12 Mar 16, 2012 11:35 AM

    This year I'm actually hosting an Irish whiskey tasting with a few friends who mainly stick to beer... figured St. Patty's was a good excuse to introduce them.

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      sku Mar 17, 2012 11:07 AM

      Cool. What are you serving?

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      ncyankee101 Mar 16, 2012 12:40 PM

      I did finally break down and buy a bottle of Powers yesteday, since my Clontarf was getting toward the end. I don't find Irish whiskey all that interesting but do keep a bottle on hand.

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        Klunco Mar 16, 2012 12:58 PM

        Greenspot, still my favorite whiskey although the newest bottle I got seems heavier than past bottlings. It reminds me more of the Jameson 18 rather than the light finesse that I associate with Greenspot.

        Out of the house, always powers. Everyone I've introduced this too ends up falling in love. It's a great all around whiskey and I find it has a lot more character than similarly priced Jameson/Bushmills. Anyone tried the Powers 12 year?

        1. EvergreenDan Mar 16, 2012 02:28 PM

          Thursday Drink Night was Irish-themed: http://www.mixoloseum.com/blog/2012/0...

          1. sku Mar 17, 2012 11:07 AM

            Picked up the new cask strength version of Redbreast 12 year old pure pot still.

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              uman Mar 18, 2012 09:11 AM

              Tipperary: 2oz Black Bush Whiskey, 0.75oz Antica Formula, 0.5oz.Green Chartreuse. Stir with ice. Yum.

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