Cheap Thrills: Great Liquor Under $25

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  • tmcphee8 posted 12 months ago

    Evan Williams is my go to bourbon for ...everything. I've gone as far as calling it my "cooking bourbon" as it flavors anything from caramel sauce to bar b que sauce. Since too many wines spoil the cook, I figure that bourbon enhances what the cook is presenting.

  • mandolinfoxyahoocom71958266 posted 2 years ago

    Evan Williams always makes these lists. And it IS a bargain. But it is a $13 bourbon that tastes like a $20 bourbon. What I'm looking for is a $20 bourbon that tastes like a $35 bourbon. So far I have found two - Four Roses Yellow Label and Old Grandad Bottled In Bond. Does anyone know of any others?

  • pervin posted 2 years ago

    I sometimes wonder if people like Patron tequila because they can remember and pronounce the name. I hope the people that mention it have tried blancos, reposados and anejos from many other companies. Espolon reposado is a hard name for many Americans, but worth memorizing. :)

  • billvill posted 2 years ago

    Add Buffalo Trace Bourbon, as well.

  • sweetie43 posted 2 years ago

    i need patron

  • billvill posted 2 years ago

    I'd go for Tito's vodka at (+/-) $16 for 750ml. Excellent every day sip.

  • reddhawk posted 2 years ago

    I tried looking for the bourbon whiskeys on this listing in Boise, Idaho. No joy! The state only allows a few of them, however none of them are $25 or less.

  • JeffVitkun posted 2 years ago

    Awesome web reading. Some of these I have tried and really liked them. Would love to talk with other people/bartenders out there and see what they think.
    Thanks, Jeff.

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