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Old 01-19-2017, 02:01 AM
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My whisky sits in a nice dark cool cupboard. Not on display or in sunlight. Is there any point keeping whisky in its box or just have the bottles?

I am not wanting to keep boxes for any reason other than if the whisky should stay in the box until finished.
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Old 01-19-2017, 05:22 PM
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The bottles kept dark and cool as you stated, I don't see the packaging as necessary.

Having said that, I do keep mine in the box/sleeve. My whisky is kept in a small closet, cool and out of light, but whisky isn't the only thing in the closet. We're occasionally going in there for other things, so the sleeves give a little added protection.
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If the packaging is fancy I keep it.
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I'm with John in that I tend to keep the boxes to prevent bottles from hitting each other, but if I had a bar set up, I'd just throw them out.
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I save the boxes for when I throw the empty bottle out. 2 birds with one throw. No double handling of refuse here.
Keep my opens unboxed in a dark cabinet at floor level.
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