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    For you Templeton Rye Fanboys

    Templeton Rye furniture


    TEMPLETON, Iowa There's a business partnership starting to age here because of the town's spirit.
    We're talking about a spirit of the alcohol variety: Templeton Rye, a whiskey so popular in the few places it's distributed that the stores can't keep it in stock. For the last seven months, the ownership team of Templeton Rye has joined with an enterprising Templeton family that is crafting and selling benches, stools, tables and clocks made from the charred oak barrels used by the distillery to age the alcohol.


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    Re: For you Templeton Rye Fanboys

    Cedar Ridge whiskey is just as good and IMO, better. There rum OS the best I have ever had (my expertise) crwine.com.

    But I do love some Templeton.



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    Re: For you Templeton Rye Fanboys

    Kind of a cool idea, my Dad would flip his lid if this showed up at his house. He is a huge TR fan/drinker!

    Plus the fact that it's an ISU family is pretty cool.



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    Re: For you Templeton Rye Fanboys

    if it comes adorned in seagram's 7 stickers and duct tape, then it's legit.



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    Re: For you Templeton Rye Fanboys

    Quote Originally Posted by PabloDiablo View Post
    Kind of a cool idea, my Dad would flip his lid if this showed up at his house. He is a huge TR fan/drinker!

    Plus the fact that it's an ISU family is pretty cool.
    They are most definitely big Iowa Staters. They do excellent work, the product is great, and I couldn't be more excited for them.


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    Re: For you Templeton Rye Fanboys

    the last bottle of templeton I got was nasty.. it sat in a hot car for a few days so im not sure if thats why, but it was not as pleasurable as the bottle from the batch 2 years ago I had.



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    Re: For you Templeton Rye Fanboys

    Schoeppner Designs website:
    Schoeppner Designs

    For those of you wishing to purchase online.


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    Re: For you Templeton Rye Fanboys

    Quote Originally Posted by keepngoal View Post
    Cedar Ridge whiskey is just as good and IMO, better. There rum OS the best I have ever had (my expertise) crwine.com.

    But I do love some Templeton.
    I've seen that at the store. May have to pick up a bottle if it's as good as you say it is.



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    Re: For you Templeton Rye Fanboys

    Quote Originally Posted by keepngoal View Post
    Cedar Ridge whiskey is just as good and IMO, better. There rum OS the best I have ever had (my expertise) crwine.com.

    But I do love some Templeton.
    Plus, Cedar Ridge is actually made in Iowa, not just barrel aged in Iowa.



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    Re: For you Templeton Rye Fanboys

    For local distilling River Baron Vodka is great. It's got a pleasant flavor without the burn.

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    Re: For you Templeton Rye Fanboys

    Quote Originally Posted by 00clone View Post
    Plus, Cedar Ridge is actually made in Iowa, not just barrel aged in Iowa.


    I wonder how many people know that Templeton Rye isn't actually made in Iowa anymore.



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    Re: For you Templeton Rye Fanboys

    I need to try Cedar Ridge.

    It's bourbon, right? Not rye?


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    Re: For you Templeton Rye Fanboys

    Cedar Ridge's Clearheart spirits are quite good, and when Templeton Rye fired back up I was disappointed to discover it was not made in Iowa.



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    Re: For you Templeton Rye Fanboys

    Quote Originally Posted by Al_4_State View Post
    I need to try Cedar Ridge.

    It's bourbon, right? Not rye?
    Yah, is bourbon. They also have other stuff:

    Spirits from Cedar Ridge Winery & Distillery, LLC

    One thing that's not listed there, they recently started selling a cowboy whiskey (it's aged, I think, in their used bourbon barrels, so it's not legally bourbon).

    The benefits of living 8 miles away.



    One HUGE benefit of CR, because they produce on site, they always have product coming out. None of the searching posts for who has some, etc. It might be out for a few days if a particular store runs low, but it's around. Not for lack of demand, but because they are always bottling.



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    Re: For you Templeton Rye Fanboys

    Quote Originally Posted by Senolcyc View Post
    I wonder how many people know that Templeton Rye isn't actually made in Iowa anymore.
    True Templeton Rye is and always will be made in Iowa. Just got three bottles last week.

    Now the Commercial Templeton Wall Lake Manning Rye, that is a whole other story.



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