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How many open bottles do you normally have?

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How many bottles do you have opened?

Poll ended at Wed Oct 31, 2007 4:02 pm

One
0
No votes
2-3
6
13%
4-10
16
34%
11-25
14
30%
26-50
8
17%
more than 50
3
6%
 
Total votes : 47

Re: How many open bottles do you normally have?

Postby hyperfuji » Thu Jan 28, 2010 5:17 am

9 bottles opened at the moment
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Re: How many open bottles do you normally have?

Postby johan brugge » Thu Jan 28, 2010 10:35 am

If I'm not mistaking I've got 17 bottles open and waiting to be emptied.
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Re: How many open bottles do you normally have?

Postby mikeymad » Fri Jan 29, 2010 1:23 am

ClubSmed wrote:
mikeymad wrote:Opened up 12 bottles last week...
Cheers,


Was it a special occasion?


PLOWED gathering... lots of fun.

Cheers,
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Re: How many open bottles do you normally have?

Postby dramtastic » Fri Feb 05, 2010 11:57 am

Reading through the replys should this topic be called, how many bottles do you have open now as opposed to, how many open bottles do you normally have? One suggests an average, how many open bottles do you 'normally' the other specifically asks, how many bottles do you have open now, something that might be in a state of flux, for reasons that are many.
This question after all, was posted in the whisky poll section not in a more general part the forum.
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Re: How many open bottles do you normally have?

Postby steveblack » Fri Feb 05, 2010 6:17 pm

Open

22 SMSW
2 Anejos
2 Jins
1 Vodka
1 Rum
1 Port wine

Two years back, two bottles open at a time would have been considered unnecessary, because only Chivas 12 was in stock.
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Re: How many open bottles do you normally have?

Postby ClubSmed » Fri Feb 05, 2010 6:34 pm

steveblack wrote:Open

22 SMSW


Is that 22 Single Malt Scotch Whisky or 22 bottles of Single Malt Scotch Whisky society bottles open?

Either way I would be interested to know what they are.
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Re: How many open bottles do you normally have?

Postby Muskrat Portage » Tue Feb 16, 2010 2:26 am

60 opened, tempted to make it 61 tonight. That Curiositas is calling gently to me.
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Re: How many open bottles do you normally have?

Postby The Third Dram » Wed Feb 17, 2010 1:29 am

Muskrat Portage wrote:That Curiositas is calling gently to me.

Once you open it Musky, you won't regret the decision. :thumbsup:
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Re: How many open bottles do you normally have?

Postby johan brugge » Thu Feb 18, 2010 4:39 pm

I've got 19 bottles open and ready to drink. But this Caol Ila 1984 Samaroli is calling my name. But so does that Bowmore 1995 CWC.
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Re: How many open bottles do you normally have?

Postby Willie JJ » Tue Feb 23, 2010 11:46 pm

Collector57 wrote:Back down to 47. It's going the right way (I think :? )

Collector57 wrote:Back to 47

Did something happen in between those two posts? :)
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Re: How many open bottles do you normally have?

Postby Willie JJ » Tue Feb 23, 2010 11:54 pm

The Third Dram wrote:
Muskrat Portage wrote:That Curiositas is calling gently to me.

Once you open it Musky, you won't regret the decision. :thumbsup:

I agree. It's very drinkable.
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Re: How many open bottles do you normally have?

Postby hyperfuji » Sat Mar 13, 2010 6:28 am

15 just opened 3 more, didnt open the rollercoaster, but pretty tempted
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Re: How many open bottles do you normally have?

Postby Willie JJ » Sat Mar 13, 2010 1:26 pm

Indeed I do know. :)

I finished off four sample bottles last night, but still haven't opened any new bottles. The problem is that the number of closed bottles is really creeping up. I keep getting dark looks from my mrs.
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Re: How many open bottles do you normally have?

Postby lohssanami » Sat Mar 13, 2010 6:37 pm

37 open bottles for me, but 9 of them are different batches of Ardbeg TEN.
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Re: How many open bottles do you normally have?

Postby johan brugge » Sat Mar 13, 2010 8:18 pm

pkt77242 wrote:Somewhere north of 80 :o

More than 80? Wow. That really is a lot. I'm down to 15 but I'm going to open my new Glenfiddich 18 pretty soon.
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Re: How many open bottles do you normally have?

Postby burnsy » Sun Mar 14, 2010 2:02 am

8 open
3 blends (all JW, green, gold, blue), the rest SMS
i will be increasing inventory levels next week as i go on a shopping spree
mini celebration :mrgreen:
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Re: How many open bottles do you normally have?

Postby Ganga » Sun Mar 14, 2010 6:14 am

I was about to say that I was south of 40...then I made a count. Turns out I'm with Nick...47.
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Re: How many open bottles do you normally have?

Postby dramtastic » Sun Mar 14, 2010 7:01 am

Currently 51 with somewhere between 35 and 55 being the norm for the last 6 months.
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Re: How many open bottles do you normally have?

Postby hyperfuji » Sun Mar 14, 2010 7:17 am

pkt77242 wrote:Somewhere north of 80 :o

I think I need a shot of self control :oops:

I will try to get an exact count when the wife is not home.



:shock: thats insane. you must have a loving wife
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Re: How many open bottles do you normally have?

Postby hyperfuji » Sun Mar 14, 2010 7:34 am

pkt77242 wrote:Just finished my count.

85 open full size bottles of whisky.

Please don't tell the wife.


the secret to a happy marriage, just don't tell them. the less she knows the better :thumbsup:
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Re: How many open bottles do you normally have?

Postby johan brugge » Sun Mar 14, 2010 8:04 pm

I'm a bit more modest than. I just opened the new release of the Glenfiddich 18yo so now I have 16 bottles open. My Caol Ila 18yo will be next.
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Re: How many open bottles do you normally have?

Postby Ganga » Sat Mar 27, 2010 4:39 pm

:shock: Never thought I'd see the day I had more open bottles than Nick. Holding at 48.
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Re: How many open bottles do you normally have?

Postby Willie JJ » Sat Mar 27, 2010 6:24 pm

pkt77242 wrote:Just finished my count.

85 open full size bottles of whisky.

Please don't tell the wife.

Yeah Sean but then when she eventually complains about the number of open bottles you'll have to put in a lot of work clearing them out. :)
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Re: How many open bottles do you normally have?

Postby lockejn » Sun Mar 28, 2010 3:03 pm

pkt77242 wrote:Nice Willie. Up to 90 bottles now. I will not open another bottle till I finish 2 bottles. Well that is what I am saying for now.

This is what I did when I realized I'd gotten carried away. I decided on what I thought was a more appropriate number and would finish two to every new one opened until I whittled down. I still have five or six to go before I hit my target. It's actually been fairly easy of late because I've been buying more expensive bottles.
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Re: How many open bottles do you normally have?

Postby Willie JJ » Sun Mar 28, 2010 6:40 pm

:lol:

You'll have to work hard to have less open than me Nick. I'm down to 2 now.
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Re: How many open bottles do you normally have?

Postby Willie JJ » Sun Mar 28, 2010 9:14 pm

Its a bit of a strange feeling. :?

I can't say that it is really making me think of going to the sample crates yet. I just keep thinking about what bottles I could open. Anyway it can't last. I have to host a couple of tastings in the near future so I guess that'll mean opening around 16 bottles.
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Re: How many open bottles do you normally have?

Postby Maccy » Wed Mar 31, 2010 6:29 pm

I have 41 bottles opened and 7 unopened.

I cannot resist trying something different!
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Re: How many open bottles do you normally have?

Postby Drammed » Wed Mar 31, 2010 7:22 pm

Been hovering around 15 open for about 6 months now. Have about that many closed too.
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Re: How many open bottles do you normally have?

Postby johan brugge » Wed Mar 31, 2010 7:31 pm

I've got 18 bottles open right now, which makes a little less than 50 % of my collection.
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Re: How many open bottles do you normally have?

Postby Ganga » Thu Apr 08, 2010 11:36 pm

Do you think we're headed in opposite directions Nick? I'm at 50 now.
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Re: How many open bottles do you normally have?

Postby anationonfire » Sun Apr 11, 2010 7:43 pm

97 Open Bottles of Whisk(e)y open at the moment.

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Re: How many open bottles do you normally have?

Postby Ganga » Thu Apr 15, 2010 3:27 pm

After dropping three to 48, I've now opened back to back bottles. Even 50 open.
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Re: How many open bottles do you normally have?

Postby hyperfuji » Fri Apr 16, 2010 1:40 am

22 at the moment

opened smos rosebank last night and just opened up the yamazaki 12
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Re: How many open bottles do you normally have?

Postby mikeymad » Fri Apr 16, 2010 1:45 am

Killed 3 last week when Tom and Tim stopped by... but opened 3 as well...

Sitting at about 92 open... oh well

Cheers,
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Re: How many open bottles do you normally have?

Postby hyperfuji » Fri Apr 16, 2010 1:58 am

mikeymad wrote:Killed 3 last week when Tom and Tim stopped by... but opened 3 as well...

Sitting at about 92 open... oh well

Cheers,


thats good, my mom always taught me to replace what you finish
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