How much booze do you keep on hand?

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How much booze do you keep on hand?

Post by ADHD » Thu Dec 15, 2011 9:42 pm

Me, I dunno, a well stocked liquor cabinet is tantamount to a mind at ease.

As I've stated a few times, I do make my own bourbon and vodka, and recently am starting to do rum as well. I have a cabinet full of crap booze that I'll never touch, cause I dont like it anymore, but my bourbon collection (homemade) is my pride and joy. I try to keep a full 750ml on the cocktail counter in the kitchen, and a 5 gallon barrel full ageing in the brewroom downstairs at all times.

I'm curious, what's your regular stock pile consist of????????

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Re: How much booze do you keep on hand?

Post by Chimneyfish » Thu Dec 15, 2011 10:54 pm

Can't remember the last time I've had more than one bottle at a time.
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Re: How much booze do you keep on hand?

Post by Joe_Twelvepack » Fri Dec 16, 2011 12:26 am

I think there are a couple of Natty tall boys in the fridge somebody left if you want one.
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Re: How much booze do you keep on hand?

Post by Bur » Fri Dec 16, 2011 8:28 am

Joe_Twelvepack wrote:I think there are a couple of Natty tall boys in the fridge somebody left if you want one.
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Re: How much booze do you keep on hand?

Post by Mr. Viking » Fri Dec 16, 2011 9:18 am

I like to keep a bottle of scotch, an Irish/bourbon, aged rum, gin, and some vermouth. Also usually have a case of beer sitting about. I have about 5 gallons of homebrew cider and wine in my wardrobe to age, and I like to keep a couple of nice bottles of wine at my parents' house to mature. My flatmate usually has about half a gallon of vodka most of the time too, which is fair game
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Re: How much booze do you keep on hand?

Post by Wingman » Fri Dec 16, 2011 9:32 am

the "stock loss" thread in the unbooze fourm got me thinking on this. i'd love to have a well-stocked bomb shelter, but really, if i had that kind of money, i'd probably put it in the bank.

like many here, i buy 30-packs and bottles pretty much as needed. The Redhead does buy wine by the case, but that doesn't last terribly long, either. there are several flavored vodkas half-full in the cabinet, as well as some godivas and bailey's in the back of the fridge.
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Re: How much booze do you keep on hand?

Post by Miklo » Mon Dec 19, 2011 10:00 am

I have several:
Tequila- 1 fifth of de los altos

Scorpion Mezcal- 1 fifth

Scotch- 1 fifth Glenvelet 12yr

bourbon- 1fifth each of knob creek, bakers, bookers, woodford reserve(i know its on the ban list, i had previously bought a bottle found out it was on the list and i drank it all that night, however the old lady thought i liked it so much for drinking it all so she bought me another.) dissarono, ten high(straight, not the new blended stuff)

Handles-Jameson, old crow, seagrams gin,

bitters-pechauds, agnostura

vermoth-gallo sweet vermonth

*note, not all bottles are full, they are at various stages of being drank

**I may have some more bottles, this is only what i can remeber off the top of my head
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Re: How much booze do you keep on hand?

Post by kowalski » Mon Dec 19, 2011 11:56 am

I tend to just keep a bottle of whisky on hand (usually Sainsburys own brand bourbon) and then just buy beer on demand - the nearest shop is only 2 mins walk away. I don't have a car, so I'm limited to what I can physically carry...
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Re: How much booze do you keep on hand?

Post by DeeboCools » Wed Dec 21, 2011 6:28 pm

one 30-rack of beer, 1 handle of liquor(1.75 liters). When either one gets down to about 10 beers or a 1/3 of a bottle, I get another one.
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Re: How much booze do you keep on hand?

Post by JimLahey » Wed Dec 21, 2011 10:07 pm

Enough to get me drunk that day... I like going to the liquor store so I never really stock up. I'll usually go into the store, get some beer, a bottle of whiskey, and when it runs out I go back in, it's right across the street!

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Post by Tariel » Sun Dec 25, 2011 11:36 am

I keep trying to stock up, but the booze talks to me and it never works.

Do have a couple of liquor stores less than a minute's walk away, though I do usually manage to keep an extra can of beer just to be able to get normal enough to walk to the store and back.
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Re: How much booze do you keep on hand?

Post by ThirstyDrunk » Sun Dec 25, 2011 7:15 pm

Just enough

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Re: How much booze do you keep on hand?

Post by Tariel » Mon Dec 26, 2011 8:23 am

I never even try to "store" fifths at home these days, always half or quart bottles, I just have this compulsion to always finish a bottle in one go once its open, doesn't go well with workdays.
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Re: How much booze do you keep on hand?

Post by LWTCS » Mon Dec 26, 2011 5:48 pm

That's a good lookin operation you got there thirsty.....Looks like something for every body......

I keep the occasional odd experiment on hand most of the time. But my deal is rum.
Bet I got three gallons scatter'd round. Gotta keep it spread out too as the missus is not,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,a progressive thinker.
Don't want her easily taking inventory...... Small bits here and there make it easier to stay motivated about experimenting with my ingredients too,,,,,yeah yeah that's why I can't build much more than a couple gallons....
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Re: How much booze do you keep on hand?

Post by BeerMakesMeSmart » Mon Dec 26, 2011 6:05 pm

None. It's either in a bottle, a glass or in my body. Never on my hand. Next question!
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