I lived in Arizona until I was 5. My dad used to get his fun (i.e. gun) money making and selling rattlesnake skin belts, buckles, sheaths, etc. I also remember being in the bathtub one time and seeing a garter snake slither down the hallway.
He is right about tequila at least.... That goes back to NAFTA and now the USMCA.
You are correct about bourbon. It has to be made in the US, but not necessarily Kentucky. Another example is MGP which is one of the oldest and largest distilleries in the country and which supplies the juice...
buy on the small batch, if it is still there. It is one of my favorites. Retail is $40, but I'll buy it when I see it for $50, too. I have not tried the straight rye yet, but $75 sounds fair for it.
Hard pass on Blanton's at $110.
You inspired me to try another pour from the 90% full bottle of Dickel BiB that’s been sitting on my shelf for 6 months. Yep, still hate it.
I actually passed up Eagle Rare for this bottle because Total Wine considered it allocated at the time ( and you could only get one allocated bottle per...