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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 » Fri Dec 24, 2010 7:28 am

currently at 32
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Re: How many open bottles do you normally have?

Postby Ganga » Sat Dec 25, 2010 11:55 pm

What? :P You could feel the power?
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Re: How many open bottles do you normally have?

Postby hyperfuji » Fri Dec 31, 2010 2:32 am

opened another. at 32 now
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Re: How many open bottles do you normally have?

Postby Lucas » Fri Dec 31, 2010 3:14 pm

I'm sitting at a dozen now but have to cut down (small flat).
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Re: How many open bottles do you normally have?

Postby Willie JJ » Fri Dec 31, 2010 5:49 pm

Collector57 wrote:I have a new self-imposed limit of 30.
It was 42 for a while (for obvious reasons)

I wonder how many folk don't think it is obvious :)
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Re: How many open bottles do you normally have?

Postby Ganga » Mon Jan 03, 2011 8:11 pm

One resolution complete and it's only the third. :thumbsup:
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Re: How many open bottles do you normally have?

Postby johan brugge » Tue Jan 04, 2011 1:53 am

I have 21 open right now and that number stays almost the same all year round.
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Re: How many open bottles do you normally have?

Postby bredman » Tue Jan 04, 2011 7:42 am

About 17, down from a recent high of 26. Usually about 6-10.
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Re: How many open bottles do you normally have?

Postby Theus » Sun Jan 09, 2011 3:42 am

I buy and open!
Maybe 12 open...
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Re: How many open bottles do you normally have?

Postby jazz lover » Tue Jan 11, 2011 2:27 pm

Six.
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Re: How many open bottles do you normally have?

Postby Ganga » Tue Jan 11, 2011 4:33 pm

Collector57 wrote:29 now


Does this mean that I have to reaccomplish my New Year's resolution? :)
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Re: How many open bottles do you normally have?

Postby Ganga » Tue Jan 11, 2011 11:23 pm

:o :o "Open me. Open me."
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Re: How many open bottles do you normally have?

Postby dramtastic » Wed Jan 12, 2011 7:21 am

Quick reccy shows currently at 76
1 Bourbon
14 Scotch
Rest Japanese
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Re: How many open bottles do you normally have?

Postby Ganga » Wed Jan 12, 2011 4:48 pm

Collector57 wrote:
Ganga wrote: :o :o "Open me. Open me."

:evil: :twisted: :smoke:


As further encouragement, I will be opening several bottles next week. HP 12, 12, 12 and 30 plus a G&M Longmorn 1989. :mrgreen: Oh, the 12s are the three bottle styles starting from the 1990s.
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Re: How many open bottles do you normally have?

Postby Ganga » Sat Jan 15, 2011 2:42 am

Are you getting tempted yet? :P
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Re: How many open bottles do you normally have?

Postby hyperfuji » Sun Jan 16, 2011 1:35 am

just opened up 3 more with ganga and s_tan last night

weller 10 100 centennial
thomas h handy 2010
sazerac 18 2010
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Re: How many open bottles do you normally have?

Postby MacDeffe » Mon Jan 17, 2011 12:05 am

Just opened a WK499

around 50 open and 10-15 halffinished and repoured samples. I got a new whiskychest to supplemet my cupboard, but need to use the floor again :-(

or :-)

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Re: How many open bottles do you normally have?

Postby Knolly » Tue Jan 18, 2011 9:09 am

Ganga wrote:As further encouragement, I will be opening several bottles next week... plus a G&M Longmorn 1989. :mrgreen:


Please let me know how this is: some of the G&M IB Longmorns have been absolutely stunning!
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Re: How many open bottles do you normally have?

Postby Ganga » Tue Jan 18, 2011 4:42 pm

Will do Knolly. Also, have you tried the BenRiach 23 for PLOWED?
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Re: How many open bottles do you normally have?

Postby The Third Dram » Sat Jan 22, 2011 1:21 am

I honestly can't be bothered to do a bottle count at the present moment. All I know is that I'm doing my best to get the number of open bottles below that of my unopened whiskies, which currently number 63. It's a pleasant struggle, it is.
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Re: How many open bottles do you normally have?

Postby AdamMY » Sat Jan 22, 2011 1:57 am

The Third Dram wrote:I honestly can't be bothered to do a bottle count at the present moment. All I know is that I'm doing my best to get the number of open bottles below that of my unopened whiskies, which currently number 63. It's a pleasant struggle, it is.


I would love to have to deal with that struggle. A few hopefully quick questions for those of you that have many unopened bottles.

Are some of your unopened bottles "investment" bottles? Or do you tend to stock up on a few favorite bottles whenever they are on sale?

Basically I have a hard time comprehending having a number such as 60 bottles unopened, and while I am sure none of you really went to a store and purchased 60 bottles at once, and it rather was a fact of buying more than you were drinking over a decent length of time.
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Re: How many open bottles do you normally have?

Postby Willie JJ » Sat Jan 22, 2011 3:06 pm

Collector57 wrote:I have 271 unopened and it just sort of happened: I hear about, or see, something that looks interesting and up goes the count.

That's how it works for me too.
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Re: How many open bottles do you normally have?

Postby Willie JJ » Sat Jan 22, 2011 5:38 pm

I'm not sure why you're reassured. It probably means that you will end up the same way. :)
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Re: How many open bottles do you normally have?

Postby Knolly » Tue Jan 25, 2011 12:11 am

Ganga wrote:Will do Knolly. Also, have you tried the BenRiach 23 for PLOWED?


No - to be honest, I'm not really up to date on the PLOWED bottles - I take it, it's a gem?

Just returned from an awesome weekend at the Victoria Whisky Festival. 60+ malts in two days - Yum Yum!
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Re: How many open bottles do you normally have?

Postby bredman » Fri Jan 28, 2011 3:44 am

Down to 10. Under control.
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Re: How many open bottles do you normally have?

Postby johan brugge » Fri Jan 28, 2011 8:33 pm

21 at the moment but I'm going to open about 3 more very shortly.
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Re: How many open bottles do you normally have?

Postby Ganga » Sat Feb 26, 2011 1:05 am

Open Nick, open.
Finish Sean, fiinish.

I haven't checked recently but I believe I'm around 45 or 46 open.
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Re: How many open bottles do you normally have?

Postby Ganga » Sat Feb 26, 2011 5:18 pm

Collector57 wrote:I have 26

Maybe I'm going about this incorrectly. :oops: Maybe I need to encourage Nick to finish bottles. :mrgreen:
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Re: How many open bottles do you normally have?

Postby Drammed » Thu Mar 03, 2011 4:35 pm

30 closed
7 open
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Re: How many open bottles do you normally have?

Postby Drammed » Wed Mar 09, 2011 1:28 am

Recounted tonight

7 open
42 closed
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Re: How many open bottles do you normally have?

Postby hyperfuji » Wed Mar 09, 2011 5:30 am

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

Postby dramtastic » Mon Mar 14, 2011 3:06 am

Collector57 wrote: I seem to be fairly stable


Well at least in the number of bottles you have open Nick :P
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Re: How many open bottles do you normally have?

Postby Ganga » Thu Mar 17, 2011 4:22 am

pkt77242 wrote:And now 103 with High West Double Rye being opened.


You're killing me Sean. You're killing me.
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Re: How many open bottles do you normally have?

Postby Ganga » Thu Mar 17, 2011 5:20 am

Oh the humanity! :dead:
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Re: How many open bottles do you normally have?

Postby Ganga » Fri Mar 18, 2011 4:12 am

Woohooo. Only four more to go. You have until my birthday.
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