How to keep your S. Malts

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How to keep your S. Malts

Postby Jacques » Sun Oct 29, 2006 9:20 pm

Can all you gurus... please tell me how to keep my bottles of Single Malt.... It might sound as a silly question, but actually if you keep a bottle upright for a long period of time, the cork could get dry and break.... any word please??
Thanks once more...
ps... soon I will be on your side of the ballgame...!!! Got to learn first..

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Postby Di Blasi » Sun Oct 29, 2006 11:42 pm

I've heard some here on occasion turning the bottles over and back to dampen the cork. How often would this have to be done? But I wonder about that. As if the cork became very dry, then damp again, if this would promote "corkiness?" I don't think I have any bottles I've had long enough to have this problem yet. But with cask strength whisky, perhaps the cork dries even quicker.

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