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Oban 32 white spot on bottom.

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Oban 32 white spot on bottom.

Postby Rony3k » Tue Aug 16, 2005 7:53 am

I just laid my bottle of Oban 32 on its side for a week and a white spot has appeared at the bottom.
What is it?
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Postby Mr Fjeld » Tue Aug 16, 2005 9:05 am

Cork disintegrating because of too much exposure to the spirit....?

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Postby Deactivated Member » Fri Aug 19, 2005 2:27 am

I don't know if the laying down was intentional or not, so forgive me if I'm telling you something obvious, but whisky should always be stored upright. Some advocate turning it sideways occasionally to wet the cork, but it should never be stored that way.

Various weird sediments turn up now and then--some are likened to dandruff. Is your white spot like that, drifting as you turn the bottle, or is it affixed to a particular point? In any case, it's probably nothing to worry about. If it upsets you, invite us all over and we'll give you our considered opinion as to whether the flavor is spoiled or not!
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Postby Lawrence » Fri Aug 19, 2005 4:49 am

It could be flocculation.
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Postby Deactivated Member » Fri Aug 19, 2005 5:46 am

Or syncopation.
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Postby Lord_Pfaffin » Fri Aug 19, 2005 5:55 am

Never store any in a schemenazium or a solerium. :wink:
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