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Ballantine's 17 Year Old Wins Best Whisky


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Ballantine's 17 Year Old Wins Best Whisky

scrumptiouschef | Oct 11, 2010 08:47 AM

Jim Murray's Whisky Bible announces best of awards with Ballantines taking top honors.

Murray's description: “one of the most beautiful, complex and stunningly structured whiskies ever created.”

Who's tried it?

Buffalo Trace of Kentucky took home the second and third place winners with Thomas H Handy Sazerac Rye (129 proof) and William Larue Weller (134.8 proof), a bourbon, respectively.

Being from Kentucky, bourbon drinking is writ into my genetic code.

I keep a few bottles in my cabinet but generally I reach for the Bulleit when it's time for a whisky branch.

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