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Collecting whiskies I dare not open

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Re: Collecting whiskies I dare not open

Postby plainly jane » Sun Aug 30, 2009 6:02 pm

For my part, I never buy for collecting what I am not expecting to enjoy if opened. So far, very few disappointments.

If you are not going to sell them (or give them away to the very welcoming and thankful hands of forum members) and you get tired of looking at them for their aesthetic value, then opening them is your only other choice. When opening them, pick the bottle according to a special occasion whether that be an event or with a special friend. I find that how the bottle was shared creates a great memory that persists long after the whisky is gone.

Now, after saying that, however, I do have some reluctance in finishing a bottle that I will probably never taste again. Reluctance always, in the end, gives way to enjoyment.

Truly, just do what you want with the bottles, whatever that is.

pj
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Re: Collecting whiskies I dare not open

Postby Leorin » Sun Aug 30, 2009 6:15 pm

I think PJ is right.
If you look at it from a logical point of view, you have the following options:

--> you drink the bottles eventually (rather sooner that later, you never know what happens...)

--> sell or swap the bottles or give them away as presents (don't forget the one who gives you this good advise if you should decide for the last option :P )

--> die before you opened the bottles or gave them away. I'm sure you heirs 'll raise their glases on you.
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Re: Collecting whiskies I dare not open

Postby whsmc » Sun Mar 28, 2010 5:26 pm

Let me put it this way. If a bus load of super models turn up at my house looking for a shag I won't stick them in a cupboard.
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Re: Collecting whiskies I dare not open

Postby John Barleycorn » Sun Mar 28, 2010 9:10 pm

whsmc wrote:Let me put it this way. If a bus load of super models turn up at my house looking for a shag I won't stick them in a cupboard.


It depends if you're in the cupboard with them. :D

Cheers John
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