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Maker's Mark

Postby txmystic » Mon Feb 18, 2013 5:17 am

So Maker's Mark has backed off their decision to lower the alcohol content in their Whiskey after an uproar:

http://tiny.cc/8e5osw

But can any of you Whiskey connoisseurs out there tell me the difference between a whiskey at 90 proof versus 84 proof? Is the taste noticeably altered?
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Re: Maker's Mark

Postby DinkyInky » Mon Feb 18, 2013 2:57 pm

The main difference is the aging process. You will not be able to tell until the final decant.

People dislike change, so they fight against it, no matter how small.
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Re: Maker's Mark

Postby Jabberwonky » Mon Feb 18, 2013 8:58 pm

I always take my change...then put it in jar at the end of the day. When the jar gets full, I buy something silly with it.
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Re: Maker's Mark

Postby DinkyInky » Mon Feb 18, 2013 10:22 pm

Jabberwonky wrote:I always take my change...then put it in jar at the end of the day. When the jar gets full, I buy something silly with it.
Nothing silly about it at all...perfectly smart, actually.

Mine is currently a swear piggy...soon to be a pun jar, so when Shneekey and all you silly punny guys and gals visit, we can all have a blast blowing up Paul's feed the artist button.
Yanno how some people have Angels/Devils for a conscience? I have a Dark Elf ShadowKnight and a Half Elf Ranger for mine. The really bad part is when they agree on something.

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Re: Maker's Mark

Postby Jabberwonky » Tue Feb 19, 2013 12:03 am

DinkyInky wrote:
Jabberwonky wrote:I always take my change...then put it in jar at the end of the day. When the jar gets full, I buy something silly with it.
Nothing silly about it at all...perfectly smart, actually.

Mine is currently a swear piggy...soon to be a pun jar, so when Shneekey and all you silly punny guys and gals visit, we can all have a blast blowing up Paul's feed the artist button.

:lol:
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Re: Maker's Mark

Postby DinkyInky » Tue Feb 19, 2013 8:13 am

Jabberwonky wrote:
DinkyInky wrote:
Jabberwonky wrote:I always take my change...then put it in jar at the end of the day. When the jar gets full, I buy something silly with it.
Nothing silly about it at all...perfectly smart, actually.

Mine is currently a swear piggy...soon to be a pun jar, so when Shneekey and all you silly punny guys and gals visit, we can all have a blast blowing up Paul's feed the artist button.

:lol:
BTW, many rounds of liquor of choice and applause for the Skippyism in your sig.
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Re: Maker's Mark

Postby Jabberwonky » Tue Feb 19, 2013 8:42 am

It's a thumbdrive, swear to God!

On a perfectly innocent note, years ago when pagers were the thing, not phones. The 'regulars' from Kramer's bar would have races on the tabletop at Jim's restaurant after the bar closed.

I should thank your for the link to the Skippy list. I have been put under a few similar rules, and should be put on a few more.
"215. No musical instrument should be allowed in Jabber's hands longer than it takes to 'admire the fine craftsmanship'." would be one of those...
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Re: Maker's Mark

Postby DinkyInky » Tue Feb 19, 2013 9:46 am

Jabberwonky wrote:It's a thumbdrive, swear to God!

On a perfectly innocent note, years ago when pagers were the thing, not phones. The 'regulars' from Kramer's bar would have races on the tabletop at Jim's restaurant after the bar closed.

I should thank your for the link to the Skippy list. I have been put under a few similar rules, and should be put on a few more.
"215. No musical instrument should be allowed in Jabber's hands longer than it takes to 'admire the fine craftsmanship'." would be one of those...
Ooh? Spill! I have to know now...I love hearing military stories...I think they'd have been in a similar situation with me had I been allowed to join the Corps...

Oh dear sweet Lord...I have so many friends and family that have the military reacting like that...

I have a buddy that was in the USMC 2nd Maintenance Battalion, and the day I met his gunny at the USMC ball, I flat out asked him if there was a Cpl Foamy list, and he said, "only a million miles long..."

He stated that the blanket rule was, "If it makes you crack a smile, the answer is do not do it."
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