It was bound to happen. I knew it would but I hoped it never would.
For probably 10 years my personal go to was McKenna 10. I harped on it to the point I even made @UTfball68 like it I think. Among friends it’s a bit of a joke. I mean it isn’t the absolute best but it’s as good as anything and cost half as much.
Well it’s plagued by the internet community as having a bunch of bad barrels. I’ve read the reviews. I’ve never personally had a bad bottle. As I look in my bone yard there are currently 9 bottles and plenty have been tossed previously and there are 6 on the shelf full. I cracked a bottle tonight…regretfully a barrel # I have two more bottles in waiting from. The cork was completely dry and made a “popping noise” more wine reminiscent than bourbon. The pour has an almost mint waff on the nose….thats different. Never had that smell before.
A nice pull…smack smack…what?!?!
Dammit I’ve got a skunk bottle.
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Yes you converted me. Don’t let it get you down champ, happens to the best of them. But care to share a barrel #…so some of us to have the same fate? Looks like this is the only bottle I have at the moment.