Whiskey Review: 8 Feathers Real Idaho Bourbon and Ardbeg An Oa + Laphroaig Quarter Cask Blend

Today we taste and review 8 Feathers Real Idaho Bourbon and blend Ardbeg An Oa + Laphroaig Quarter Cask.

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Chris Connelly says:

Time Bandits!…the childhood experience of growing up on HBO

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JK Kross says:

#waxrex but also #chadweek

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Isfrael says:

I’ve recently perfected a blend that mixes the peat of Islay with the sweet spice of the highland.
It’s about 25% Caol Ila 25% Clynelish another 40% caol Ila and then the last 10% of a Highland malt.
I know, it’s a bit of a tricky blend, but luckily it comes premade in a bottle of Compass Box Flaming Heart. Crazy, I know. So just pour a glass of that. Hell, make it a review while you’re at it.

Ryan Whiskey Wine Dane says:

Idaho Bourbon? Sure it’s not made from potatoes?

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John Gajkowski says:

I love the cigar idea!

Mila Kunis says:

#WaxRex … preferably live… also #ShaveDanielsBeard



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metaskie says:

I can’t stop staring at that one beard hair…..

Fred Schwarz says:

So……. Did you like the 8 Feathers or not? You kind of got distracted there and never really said.

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Duane Brimhall says:

@ 2:43 I had that much hair on my chest when I was 15 years old. While it’s not a bear rug, it does keep me warm when I’m outside.

wicky383 says:

Have you guys ever tried any of the 1792 ridgemont reserves??

Caleb Steingruber says:

The “Real” Idaho Bourbon, I LMAO with you guys while hanging laundry…thanks for livening the mundane, I really mean that.

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Khor Harn Sheng says:

#waxrex do it! haha..

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Richard's World Traveler says:

Please make a video of the best whisky for less than $20 a bottle. I do like fine whisky, but I keep about half of my stuff low priced.

Nick Neher says:

Yes please! I would be buying those whiskey vault cigars! #waxrex

boomanh63 says:

I don’t think I could hang with you guys and drink, I would be laughing too hard all the time and never get to taste shit LOL

Oh and #waxrex since that is pitiful chest hair haha

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