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How long to finish the Chivas 12?

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How long will the Chivas 12 last in Ganga's house?

Poll ended at Sat Oct 18, 2008 4:05 am

1 week
1
4%
2 weeks
3
13%
3 weeks
4
17%
1 month
8
35%
3 months
2
9%
6 months
2
9%
9 months
0
No votes
More than a year
3
13%
 
Total votes : 23

How long to finish the Chivas 12?

Postby Ganga » Sat Oct 04, 2008 4:05 am

Ok, I just got the bottle of Chivas 12, 1 liter. Topic of how long the bottle would last came up. Would the bottle make it through October or would it still be around next Labor Day? I've never had it but good whisky tends to not last too long in the house.

So, how long do you think this bottle will last?

Bottle is just opened and the clock is ticking. I will post here when the bottle is :dead: .
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Re: How long to finish the Chivas 12?

Postby randall fairbrook » Sat Oct 04, 2008 4:13 am

i put one month..that is how long it would last me......chivas used to be my go to before i found a store that stocked teachers
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Re: How long to finish the Chivas 12?

Postby Ryguy » Sat Oct 04, 2008 4:14 am

I figured it'd probably last me 3 weeks to 1 month, so I went with 3 weeks. Enjoy Ganga! :thumbsup: :thumbsup:
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Re: How long to finish the Chivas 12?

Postby TheTross » Sat Oct 04, 2008 4:16 am

I quite enjoyed Chivas 12 when I last tried it and I'm guessing you will too Ganga, so I'm guessing three weeks :D
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Re: How long to finish the Chivas 12?

Postby Ganga » Sat Oct 04, 2008 6:48 am

Ok, had four drams of the Chivas tonight. We're well down into the shoulders.
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Re: How long to finish the Chivas 12?

Postby Deactivated Member » Sat Oct 04, 2008 7:25 am

I'm with the majority; 3 Weeks.
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Re: How long to finish the Chivas 12?

Postby Iain » Sat Oct 04, 2008 11:13 am

Ganga wrote:Ok, had four drams of the Chivas tonight. We're well down into the shoulders.


What did you think of it? I'm sure that will be the greatest influence on the speed at which the level goes down...
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Re: How long to finish the Chivas 12?

Postby Ganga » Sat Oct 04, 2008 5:29 pm

Hmm, I think a second course of it is in order to really answer your question. The first dram I really noticed the esters from the grain alcohol (what has in the past turned me off blends). This was trending towards unnoticeable as I got to the second and third drams.

I have posted some thoughts over in the "Drinking Now" thread. I think I can safely advise everyone that it won't take a year to finish the liter. :)
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Re: How long to finish the Chivas 12?

Postby I_SPEY » Sun Oct 05, 2008 10:36 am

Reading the former posts and reading about your drinking habits, I guess two weeks, Ganga :lol:

It's a lovely blended whisky.

So, don't disappoint me, Ganga :wink:
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Re: How long to finish the Chivas 12?

Postby lincoln imp » Sun Oct 05, 2008 11:52 pm

I read this earlier today and believe it could last no more than 2 weeks at most using 4 drams as yardstick with maybe a couple of nights off.
Anyway enjoy it.
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Re: How long to finish the Chivas 12?

Postby Ganga » Mon Oct 06, 2008 6:17 pm

First weekend, 6 pulls on the bugger. Problem with the two week choice is that MOKtoberfest is this coming weekend. I will be joining several of my fellowed PLOWEDsters for a couple of evenings of dramming. I will still get a few pulls on the Chivas during the week but probably not this weekend.
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Re: How long to finish the Chivas 12?

Postby bamber » Mon Oct 06, 2008 7:55 pm

As dull as Chivas 12yo is, it is easy drinking. Me and a couple of mates demolished a bottle in an evening once (it was a well meant but rather unappreciated gift).

I actually prefer it to a lot of blends becasue it is so unoffensive. Would never ever ever buy a bottle though.
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Re: How long to finish the Chivas 12?

Postby Ryguy » Mon Oct 06, 2008 8:17 pm

I_SPEY wrote:Reading the former posts and reading about your drinking habits, I guess two weeks, Ganga :lol:


What are you implying about Ganga's drinking habits Les? :insane: :P :P
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Re: How long to finish the Chivas 12?

Postby Muskrat Portage » Tue Oct 07, 2008 12:34 am

I think that Les is being far too generous with giving two weeks. I don't give much hope that the bottle will hold out until this weekend!

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Re: How long to finish the Chivas 12?

Postby I_SPEY » Tue Oct 07, 2008 10:15 pm

Ryguy wrote:
I_SPEY wrote:Reading the former posts and reading about your drinking habits, I guess two weeks, Ganga :lol:


What are you implying about Ganga's drinking habits Les? :insane: :P :P


Did you say Les to me, Guy :o

:wink:

maybe you better go for a :sleep:
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Re: How long to finish the Chivas 12?

Postby I_SPEY » Tue Oct 07, 2008 10:19 pm

Muskrat Portage wrote:I think that Les ? is being far too generous with giving two weeks. I don't give much hope that the bottle will hold out until this weekend!

Musky


Hi Rat, I'm sorry to say, but I do hear you not enough. Btw, what you're saying here, I fully agree with you.
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Re: How long to finish the Chivas 12?

Postby Muskrat Portage » Wed Oct 08, 2008 1:20 am

I_S:
Yeah, sorry. I took a bit of a sabbatical from whisky this summer. I'm back for the nonce but it's pretty busy in the outside world and I've not got the free time I once had. Family and fraternal responsibilities are taking a front seat to dramming.

I suspect that Ganga has finished the bottle already and is not ready to admit it yet. Too bad they don't sell two litre jugs, eh?

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Re: How long to finish the Chivas 12?

Postby Ganga » Thu Oct 09, 2008 3:33 am

Way to go Musky! :D It wasn't a frivelous post. :P

Well making up for lost time with a triple (and likely a second) while chatting with Ryan.
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Re: How long to finish the Chivas 12?

Postby Ganga » Thu Oct 09, 2008 5:31 am

ok, lots of Chivas tonight. Nearing 1/2 the bottle.
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Re: How long to finish the Chivas 12?

Postby les taylor » Thu Oct 09, 2008 9:05 am

I_SPEY wrote:
Ryguy wrote:
I_SPEY wrote:Reading the former posts and reading about your drinking habits, I guess two weeks, Ganga :lol:


What are you implying about Ganga's drinking habits Les? :insane: :P :P


Did you say Les to me, Guy :o

:wink:

maybe you better go for a :sleep:




Is my name being mis applied to some one. I didn't say anything.

Also remember Ganga did say it a Litre bottle. It may take longer or it may not.
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Re: How long to finish the Chivas 12?

Postby Muskrat Portage » Fri Oct 10, 2008 2:09 am

Ganga wrote:ok, lots of Chivas tonight. Nearing 1/2 the bottle.
C,mon Ganga, don't fail me now, it's almost the weekend and you've still got 1/2 a bottle to go! Remember and apply the chorus from "The Student Prince".

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Re: How long to finish the Chivas 12?

Postby Sherried Malt » Fri Oct 10, 2008 3:34 am

Muskrat Portage wrote:
I suspect that Ganga has finished the bottle already and is not ready to admit it yet. Too bad they don't sell two litre jugs, eh?

Musky


Ardbeg made more Mor with Ganga in mind... :P
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Re: How long to finish the Chivas 12?

Postby hilliamash » Sat Oct 11, 2008 11:58 pm

I like the Chivas 18 better than the 12. The 18 would go away much faster in this house than would the 12. It's not all that interesting of a blend, and I think that equivalent blends in the range can be had for the same cost or lower, while being of superior quality. I will admit that it's easy drinking though--and yes, there is a bottle here. :iwbrnt:
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Re: How long to finish the Chivas 12?

Postby Willie JJ » Sun Oct 12, 2008 12:45 am

Ganga wrote:First weekend, 6 pulls on the bugger. Problem with the two week choice is that MOKtoberfest is this coming weekend. I will be joining several of my fellowed PLOWEDsters for a couple of evenings of dramming. I will still get a few pulls on the Chivas during the week but probably not this weekend.

Somehow I've come late to this, but even given the evidence above about MOKtoberfest my money is still on the two week option as long as not too many new bottles appear in the mix. Enjoy it anyway. :thumbsup:
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Re: How long to finish the Chivas 12?

Postby Ganga » Fri Oct 17, 2008 4:51 am

Ok, back to the Chivas at least for a dram or two tonight.
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Re: How long to finish the Chivas 12?

Postby Muskrat Portage » Sat Oct 18, 2008 2:48 am

Go Ganga Go!

I take it the wildfires didn't drive you from your homes for too long? Hopefully they are under control or out by now as I hate to think of all that lovely whisky collection going up in a high proof orange fireball.

The Chivas is below the 1/2 way and it's been two weeks so those who picked 1 or 2 as SOL. I suspect you need a month to finish it. So that's what I should've voted for.

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Re: How long to finish the Chivas 12?

Postby Ganga » Fri Oct 24, 2008 3:52 am

Working the Chivas tonight. Bottle is now at 1/3 and will probably be down to 1/4 by the end of tonight.

Down liver, down.
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Re: How long to finish the Chivas 12?

Postby Ganga » Fri Oct 24, 2008 6:20 am

I don't know LSD. I would say that I just kept on pouring because it wasn't objectionable

BTW, I'm workin over the last dram....
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Re: How long to finish the Chivas 12?

Postby Ganga » Fri Oct 24, 2008 6:56 am

Winners are those that chose three weeks! Me, I thought it would last longer.
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Re: How long to finish the Chivas 12?

Postby I_SPEY » Fri Oct 24, 2008 6:59 am

Ganga wrote:Winners are those that chose three weeks! Me, I thought it would last longer.

Congrats :thumbsup:
Was it a hell of a job, Ganga :wink:
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Re: How long to finish the Chivas 12?

Postby Muskrat Portage » Sat Nov 15, 2008 4:32 pm

I had proposed a month, not taking into account your propensity for self inflicted punishment. 3 weeks for a litre of Chivas ... not to shabby.

On a side note, what else did you finish off in the same time period?

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