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

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Re: How many open bottles do you normally have?

Postby Reggaeblues » Sun Sep 07, 2008 1:45 am

I'm shocked! i woulda, coulda, shoulda said 20...but when i counted...28!!

Definite twinge of guilt from this family man over here. I must say i have about 5 less than an eighth full...and one unopened - Talisker 18! two others open anyway - the Ten and 57 degrees...

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Re: How many open bottles do you normally have?

Postby JCSkinner » Sun Sep 07, 2008 2:56 am

orangedogofglory wrote:
JCSkinner wrote:(Though in my defence, the M+S belongs to the other half really, and the Rye and Corn whiskies were bought out of curiosity and to further my palate training rather than from pure lusting desire.)


no defense needed, mon frere

I think we all have bottles that don't match our collection/aren't to our tastes/we later regret/the spouse picked up/received as a gift/etc.

although, really, M+S? :oops:

...j/k :D


It's working a treat to be honest. I managed to open up a Green Spot tonight and she was easily distracted by the M+S Islay so that my lovely pot-still went unravaged!
It really isn't great though. I'm no Islay nut, but I've enjoyed Laphraoigs, Bunnahabhains and Bowmores in the past. This tasted like some sort of smoke-damaged lemonade to me. :yuk:

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Re: How many open bottles do you normally have?

Postby lohssanami » Sun Sep 07, 2008 3:47 am

mikeymad wrote:
Reggaeblues wrote:I'm shocked! i woulda, coulda, shoulda said 20...but when i counted...28!!
..


I know how it is Regga... I thought I was getting low, but my list says I have 56 open... I got to say it may be right.

:roll:

Cheers,


You have inspired me to open more bottles. Good man!

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Re: How many open bottles do you normally have?

Postby lohssanami » Sun Sep 07, 2008 4:01 am

It is almost a 2-day event. :shock:

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Re: How many open bottles do you normally have?

Postby lohssanami » Sun Sep 07, 2008 4:26 am

mikeymad wrote:
lohssanami wrote:It is almost a 2-day event. :shock:


Next time my young apprentice.... and we will have to open a few as well....

Cheers,


HAHA...I'll have to arrive earlier. I will look to bring a new one or three as well.

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Re: How many open bottles do you normally have?

Postby wolpertinger » Tue Sep 09, 2008 11:07 pm

I am down to a all-time (well...at least a very long-time) low of 3 open bottles. Reason for that is that I will go on a 6 months round-the-world trip soon. :thumbsup:
Totally pointless to leave plenty of open bottles behind. :o

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Re: How many open bottles do you normally have?

Postby Novice Scotch Fan » Sun Sep 21, 2008 3:23 am

two to three at a time. I cant afford to have more than that open frankly.

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Re: How many open bottles do you normally have?

Postby Kernow » Sun Sep 21, 2008 11:41 am

5 for me, the hardest thing is keeping it that way.

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Re: How many open bottles do you normally have?

Postby Jhelder » Fri Oct 03, 2008 11:02 am

Somewere between 6-12 whiskies 8) (since a couple of years...due to increase of salary :wink: )

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Re: How many open bottles do you normally have?

Postby lincoln imp » Wed Oct 22, 2008 9:18 pm

At present i have 27 open bottles so best not start on another one :wink:

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Re: How many open bottles do you normally have?

Postby Ryguy » Wed Oct 22, 2008 9:36 pm

It ranges for me, up to as many as 38, and sometimes as low as 32. It's always up and down, there is no rhyme or reason really. I just open them when I feel like it. :D :D :D

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Re: How many open bottles do you normally have?

Postby andyt » Wed Oct 22, 2008 11:01 pm

Reached 44 after opening a gift of a Glenmo Original 10YO, I have a philosophy of opening every bottle I get and having a nip, life's too short. :)

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Re: How many open bottles do you normally have?

Postby AVB » Thu Nov 06, 2008 4:32 am

Always trying new things and going back to some of the dusty ones on the shelves brings me up to about 110 open bottles of scotch and about 60 of bourbon.

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Re: How many open bottles do you normally have?

Postby Hereward » Fri Nov 07, 2008 12:46 pm

'm being quite well-behaved at the moment and trying not to have everything open all at once. So, I've currently got 14 open and 11 in the queue.

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Re: How many open bottles do you normally have?

Postby TheTross » Fri Nov 07, 2008 1:45 pm

Currently have 61 open and 12 not. A couple of those unopened are replacement bottles but most are closed for the long term, to be opened either for a special occasion or just years from now when it feels right.

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Re: How many open bottles do you normally have?

Postby Gov » Fri Nov 14, 2008 7:50 pm

9 open and 37 on deck

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Re: How many open bottles do you normally have?

Postby Swedish Chef » Tue Dec 09, 2008 6:13 pm

Twelve out of thirty-five currently. I'll try to limit myself to between ten and fifteen open ones.

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Re: How many open bottles do you normally have?

Postby Kernow » Tue Dec 09, 2008 6:46 pm

Collector57 wrote:Down to 101.
I have identified 3 as low ones to be worked on. That would allow me to open 2 more, as the rack holds 100 open!



Your the man Collector57 :smoke:

Ive just come on this thread to reduce my count to 3ish being in construction times are hard :(

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Re: How many open bottles do you normally have?

Postby randall fairbrook » Wed Dec 10, 2008 7:14 am

randall fairbrook wrote:i have 28 bottles open now


i have 42 open bottles now, i really need to get on that...

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Re: How many open bottles do you normally have?

Postby matthew2512 » Wed Dec 10, 2008 11:25 pm

26 open at the moment. I like to have options :)

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Re: How many open bottles do you normally have?

Postby matthew2512 » Wed Dec 10, 2008 11:52 pm

26 open at the moment. I like to have options :)

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Re: How many open bottles do you normally have?

Postby matthew2512 » Wed Dec 10, 2008 11:53 pm

oops double post

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Re: How many open bottles do you normally have?

Postby LagaDrinker » Thu Dec 11, 2008 1:53 am

11 open 18 on deck in the queue

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Re: How many open bottles do you normally have?

Postby lohssanami » Thu Dec 11, 2008 8:26 am

I'm at 24 now, and I thought it would be fun to update my opened bottles picture. Some new ones, and some still not finished.

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Re: How many open bottles do you normally have?

Postby randall fairbrook » Fri Dec 12, 2008 9:44 am

those ardbeg bottles are handsome, what is that bottom left next to the connemara?

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Re: How many open bottles do you normally have?

Postby lohssanami » Fri Dec 12, 2008 10:41 am

randall fairbrook wrote:those ardbeg bottles are handsome, what is that bottom left next to the connemara?


Highland Park 1977 Bicentenary!!!

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Re: How many open bottles do you normally have?

Postby robenim » Sun Dec 14, 2008 4:37 am

I only got about 3-4 open bottles. For the moment:

Ardbeg Rennaissance
Laphroaig 10yo
Laphroaig Cairdeas
And a bottle of Japanese whisky which I got as a present. Tastes really nice.

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Re: How many open bottles do you normally have?

Postby Novice Scotch Fan » Sat Dec 27, 2008 6:59 pm

At present, six bottles open:

- Teachers
- Ballantines
- Black Grouse
- Famous Grouse Gold Reserve
- Macallan 12
- Johnnie Walker Gold.

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Re: How many open bottles do you normally have?

Postby kyorke1 » Mon Jan 19, 2009 7:23 pm

Up to 42 now :) 7 unopened. This will probably change tomorrow as Supernova becomes available.

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Re: How many open bottles do you normally have?

Postby UUNetBill » Tue Jan 20, 2009 6:02 am

I'll have to do a recount this week, as we just had a party Saturday night and there were quite a few people wandering through the wine/whisky room unsupervised. :o

I think I can trust most of 'em. . .but you never know!!

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Re: How many open bottles do you normally have?

Postby lohssanami » Tue Jan 20, 2009 9:57 am

Hey Bill...invite me to your next party. I swear you can trust me unsupervised!!!

:wink:

I'm at 28 now with a few emptied a few more opened since last time.

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Re: How many open bottles do you normally have?

Postby UUNetBill » Tue Jan 20, 2009 11:22 pm

lohssanami wrote:Hey Bill...invite me to your next party. I swear you can trust me unsupervised!!!

:wink:

Oh, I'm QUITE sure I can. . .

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Re: How many open bottles do you normally have?

Postby lohssanami » Wed Jan 21, 2009 9:39 am

Danke!

8)

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Re: How many open bottles do you normally have?

Postby UUNetBill » Thu Jan 22, 2009 11:44 pm

Bitte!

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Re: How many open bottles do you normally have?

Postby The Third Dram » Sun Jan 25, 2009 9:46 pm

Normally in the thirty to fourty range, I'd say.
Things seem to have gotten a little out of hand lately, though. :o


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