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    Templeton Rye...How much is too much to pay for a bottle?

    Have been on a number of waiting lists and HyVee, HyVee drug and a few stores out of Ames. Last time I got a couple bottles the going rate was about $43. I found a bottle in Ames yesterday for $69.99, plus tax. Guy says he has people traveling up from DsM to get a bottle. What do you think? Too much or not?


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    Re: Templeton Rye...How much is too much to pay for a bottle?

    Quote Originally Posted by cdekovic View Post
    Have been on a number of waiting lists and HyVee, HyVee drug and a few stores out of Ames. Last time I got a couple bottles the going rate was about $43. I found a bottle in Ames yesterday for $69.99, plus tax. Guy says he has people traveling up from DsM to get a bottle. What do you think? Too much or not?
    35 tops, from a TR fan. Too many other options at that price point (or below).



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    Re: Templeton Rye...How much is too much to pay for a bottle?

    Too much... You can get other Rye Whiskey that taste just as good for less. I don't know if people are fooled by it being an Iowa product or what? It's good not great, and not the true original recipe.



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    Re: Templeton Rye...How much is too much to pay for a bottle?

    Anything over face value, if you think its that good... pay it. But next year think ahead and there will be plenty of places to find it a few weeks out of the year.


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    Re: Templeton Rye...How much is too much to pay for a bottle?

    I picked up my first ever bottle (I'm out of state) a couple of weeks ago for $38.

    It's good stuff, but I probably won't be buying it much anymore.


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    Re: Templeton Rye...How much is too much to pay for a bottle?

    Quote Originally Posted by isucyfan View Post
    I picked up my first ever bottle (I'm out of state) a couple of weeks ago for $38.

    It's good stuff, but I probably won't be buying it much anymore.



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    Re: Templeton Rye...How much is too much to pay for a bottle?

    alternative...Jim Beam Rye



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    Re: Templeton Rye...How much is too much to pay for a bottle?

    Quote Originally Posted by bld1942 View Post
    alternative...Jim Beam Rye
    I used to drink the heck out of it. At the time it was only $17 a bottle. Very smooth very good.



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    Re: Templeton Rye...How much is too much to pay for a bottle?

    Around $36, maybe $40 tops. If you are being rational. If you love the stuff, and really don't care about watching where your beverage dollar goes, I would think $70 should be the upper limit.

    It is good stuff, and I do enjoy it, but if I find it I give it as a gift to out of state friends.


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    Re: Templeton Rye...How much is too much to pay for a bottle?

    I'll pay up to 50 for the stuff with duct taped bottle cap in a schnapps bottle.


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    Re: Templeton Rye...How much is too much to pay for a bottle?

    Where do you live? We have had it setting on the shelf at Fareway and not to many interested. I think it is around $36.00. If you were getting the real stuff it would be worth that.



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    Re: Templeton Rye...How much is too much to pay for a bottle?

    Quote Originally Posted by fatkid1974 View Post
    I'll pay up to 50 for the stuff with duct taped bottle cap in a schnapps bottle.
    Paid fifty for my last bottle but prefer them with duct tape.



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    Re: Templeton Rye...How much is too much to pay for a bottle?

    I wouldn't pay more than $40, and I'm a fan.


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    Re: Templeton Rye...How much is too much to pay for a bottle?

    Quote Originally Posted by Al_4_State View Post
    I wouldn't pay more than $40, and I'm a fan.
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    Re: Templeton Rye...How much is too much to pay for a bottle?

    The duck tape stuff is going to you $50.00.



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