Cork has fungus

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St.Peat
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Cork has fungus

Postby St.Peat » Thu Jun 28, 2001 5:41 am

Opened a sealed bottle of OB Bowmore-10 purchased in California today. Cork has white fungus (like stringy lichen) on it and is wet, but crumbly. Whisky smells and tastes ... wrong. Image What can I do?

PS- online research suggests 'cork taint' though that seems to be a wine term. Image

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lexkraai
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Postby lexkraai » Thu Jun 28, 2001 8:32 am

Hi

Go back and ask for a replacement bottle or refund. This shouldn't happen and if the shop you bought it from cares about its customers, they shouldn't make a fuss about giving you a good bottle.

Cheers, Lex


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