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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
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2-3
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Total votes : 47

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 pkt77242 » Sat Jan 15, 2011 2:44 am

Ganga wrote:Are you getting tempted yet? :P



Well you are tempting me to buy and open some whiskies. :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 pkt77242 » Fri Feb 25, 2011 6:34 am

I believe it is 103 or so open at last count.
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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 pkt77242 » Wed Mar 16, 2011 6:26 am

Up to 102
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Re: How many open bottles do you normally have?

Postby pkt77242 » Thu Mar 17, 2011 3:52 am

And now 103 with High West Double Rye being opened.
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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 pkt77242 » Thu Mar 17, 2011 5:01 am

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


You're killing me Sean. You're killing me.


104 with DT Old Pulteney 1989 18yo being opened.
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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 pkt77242 » Thu Mar 17, 2011 5:25 am

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


You're killing me Sean. You're killing me.


104 with DT Old Pulteney 1989 18yo being opened.


and 105 as the AD Rattray Caol Ila 1984 26yo has been opened :smoke:
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Re: How many open bottles do you normally have?

Postby pkt77242 » Fri Mar 18, 2011 3:00 am

Back down to 104 as Black Bush is :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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Re: How many open bottles do you normally have?

Postby pkt77242 » Mon Mar 21, 2011 4:23 am

up to 105 with the opening of kirkland signature bourbon
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Re: How many open bottles do you normally have?

Postby pkt77242 » Mon Mar 21, 2011 5:01 am

Up to 106 with the Laph 18 being opened
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Re: How many open bottles do you normally have?

Postby Ganga » Tue Mar 22, 2011 5:54 pm

pkt77242 wrote:Up to 106 with the Laph 18 being opened

OMG, you killed Ganga! :shock:
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Re: How many open bottles do you normally have?

Postby pkt77242 » Thu Mar 24, 2011 1:12 am

Ganga wrote:
pkt77242 wrote:Up to 106 with the Laph 18 being opened

OMG, you killed Ganga! :shock:


and that was my New Year's resolution. :smoke:
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