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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 orangedogofglory » Fri Jan 08, 2010 5:56 am

just finished off a Balvenie 15 bottle, so down to 16.
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Re: How many open bottles do you normally have?

Postby pkt77242 » Fri Jan 08, 2010 5:58 am

Don't want to know, last time I looked I was in the high 60's low 70's.
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Re: How many open bottles do you normally have?

Postby ClubSmed » Sun Jan 17, 2010 12:15 am

26 as I have now opened SMWS 82.18 "Rubber truncheons and bargepoles".
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Re: How many open bottles do you normally have?

Postby ClubSmed » Sun Jan 17, 2010 12:03 pm

I thought it was quite a spectacular dram, and my wife (who does not like whisky) thought that it was pleasant (not sure if that is a good thing though.
It was quite fruity and chewy on the palate and had Murray Mints on the nose and finish as I recall. Will do proper tasting notes for this after my next dram.
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Re: How many open bottles do you normally have?

Postby orangedogofglory » Sun Jan 24, 2010 4:30 am

the recently acquired Balvenie Vintage is open - back up to 17!
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Re: How many open bottles do you normally have?

Postby bcrossan » Sun Jan 24, 2010 7:19 am

orangedogofglory wrote:the recently acquired Balvenie Vintage is open - back up to 17!


So how is it... I am sure it is bad... u can send the rest to me! :D
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Re: How many open bottles do you normally have?

Postby ClubSmed » Tue Jan 26, 2010 3:57 pm

After opening up a bottle of the Glenlivet 15yo French Oak I am now up to 27 full sized bottles open
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Re: How many open bottles do you normally have?

Postby mikeymad » Tue Jan 26, 2010 10:06 pm

Opened up 12 bottles last week... So I have gone way up... :?

Have to give a recount sometime...

Need to start a killing spree... :dead: :dead:

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

Postby ClubSmed » Wed Jan 27, 2010 9:06 am

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


Was it a special occasion?
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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 pkt77242 » Sat Mar 13, 2010 8:11 pm

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.
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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 pkt77242 » Sun Mar 14, 2010 7:23 am

Just finished my count.

85 open full size bottles of whisky.

Please don't tell the 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 pkt77242 » Sun Mar 28, 2010 3:28 am

Willie JJ wrote:
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. :)


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.
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