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  1. #11
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    Quote Originally Posted by cowdery View Post
    It says, "You're never going to drink it at that price so here's a nice box to keep it in, so it will look nice when you show it to people, you idiot."
    Classic! That just made my day.

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    Re: Gold foil or gold wax?

    Quote Originally Posted by Pirate762 View Post
    What is a humidor bottle? Must be special for that price. I, like many probably, have never heard of such.
    Info here. They used to have a nice image along
    with the description but it looks like that's gone.

    John Hansall blog post and an image here.
    John Q.
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    Quote Originally Posted by ggilbertva
    It won't be any cheaper than it is today.
    Quote Originally Posted by Ryan
    Someone will pay it. Someone always pays it.

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    Re: Gold foil or gold wax?

    WOW! That is some bottle and humidor combo back for sure.

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    Re: Gold foil or gold wax?

    Quote Originally Posted by RyanL View Post
    AFAIK, it's just a way they packaged the last of their gold foil bottles so they could sell them at a insanely ridiculous price.
    The Hirsch box makes the ORVW 23/114 set look like a bargain.

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    Re: Gold foil or gold wax?

    Quote Originally Posted by CaptainQ View Post
    The Hirsch box makes the ORVW 23/114 set look like a bargain.
    Yeah, they should get some type of chutzpah award for that. It's the same damn 16 yo bourbon in an only slightly different bottle (not even some fancy crystal job) in a wooden box with a couple of glasses. I mean, come on. Who is buying that?

 

 

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