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Posted: 8/22/2017 8:00:16 PM EDT
What are your thoughts on whiskey decanters?
Link Posted: 8/22/2017 8:04:23 PM EDT
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Waste of money unless you want to look fancy.
Link Posted: 8/22/2017 8:06:15 PM EDT
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Stop using the "e".  It's Whisky D'cant'r.
Link Posted: 8/22/2017 8:06:15 PM EDT
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I like 'em?  Particularly when they have whiskey in them.

LC
Link Posted: 8/22/2017 8:11:10 PM EDT
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Its what you put the cheap stuff in to serve to guests.
Link Posted: 8/22/2017 8:12:32 PM EDT
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I like it
Link Posted: 8/22/2017 8:22:01 PM EDT
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I happen to like them. There's something satisfying about drinking a nice whiskey from a good decanter and a fine crystal tumbler. Got both of these as wedding gifts. Didn't think much of them until I started using them. Now I dig it.
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Buffalo Trace bourbon on the left. Dalmore cigar malt on the right.
Link Posted: 8/22/2017 8:24:35 PM EDT
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Not in Kentucky where they make the good stuff

Up in the hills, decanter is spelled Mason Jar
Link Posted: 8/22/2017 8:26:03 PM EDT
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Best answer I've read!
Link Posted: 8/22/2017 8:33:16 PM EDT
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This. 

It's why I bought mine. Just serve some Jim Beam in it and everyone will be happy.
Link Posted: 8/22/2017 8:38:41 PM EDT
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I do the opposite and keep my favorite (Templeton Rye) in mine.

My buddy found an old school whiskey shelf, so I keep them on that. It's gimmicky, and stupid, but I like it.
Link Posted: 8/22/2017 8:48:18 PM EDT
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BINGO!
Link Posted: 8/22/2017 8:48:39 PM EDT
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My buddy found an old school whiskey shelf, so I keep them on that. It's gimmicky, and stupid, but I like it.
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Pics?
Link Posted: 8/22/2017 8:54:17 PM EDT
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I like it and there is something kinda cool about the nice crystal decanter and tumbler that makes the bourbon more enjoyable.   I've always wanted a nice office with a walnut desk, with a decanter and tumblers sitting on it, and a couple nice high back leather upholstered chairs.  I can casually have friends "step into my office" and have a drink and discuss important matters.


For now we just hang out in the basement and drink from the bottle.  
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I didn't mean old school like 1800s, just past it's time.

Left light is out, I'll have to get on that.

I realize it should be just whiskey, butI keep some nice rum and vodka on it too.

My other liquor is above the sink.

Mostly, I'm a beer guy.

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Link Posted: 8/22/2017 9:02:25 PM EDT
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Nice.  Thanks for sharing. I have a bottle of that rum.  Picked it up in Georgetown Guyana where the distillery is.  Haven't tried it as I'm keeping the bottle to remind me what a wonderful place it is...
Link Posted: 8/23/2017 1:04:44 AM EDT
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This is the correct answer. Same reason bars have well drinks. Can't see the label to identify the cheap booze. All the good stuff stays in the original bottle (usually).
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