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    Private Preserve for Whiskey?

    I have a friend that is a wine lover and swears by private preserve to preserve his wine. Is there any reason why this wouldn't work with whiskey?

    http://www.privatepreserve.com
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    Re: Private Preserve for Whiskey?

    It works. Check this thread. Some good options.

    http://www.straightbourbon.com/forum...ad.php?t=17109
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    Re: Private Preserve for Whiskey?

    looks like to cut costs they use a lot of nitrogen, which is not as heavy and effective as argon. I use 99.something percent pure argon and it seems to work well.

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    Re: Private Preserve for Whiskey?

    I have a can that i have used for bottles that i want to save for a while. Just a heads up, the can feels empty even when its full so don't freak out when it arrives.
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    Re: Private Preserve for Whiskey?

    Quote Originally Posted by jaycamm View Post
    I have a can that i have used for bottles that i want to save for a while. Just a heads up, the can feels empty even when its full so don't freak out when it arrives.
    Thanks for the heads up. I'll try not to freak.


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    Re: Private Preserve for Whiskey?

    I use nothing. Works fantastic and it's very cheap😜😜
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    Re: Private Preserve for Whiskey?

    I swear by this stuff. The whiskey will oxidize and change flavor over time. Many people don't notice the difference and don't worry about it. I'm jealous of them. If I don't use the spray my bottles become downright undrinkable after a month or so. More so as the fill level gets down low.
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    Re: Private Preserve for Whiskey?

    That's odd because I find the change almost always for the better. The first pour is usually the worst.

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    Re: Private Preserve for Whiskey?

    I do use this stuff. But only for bottles I am only going to open once every few months. May or may not do exactly what I think it will, but it makes me feel better knowing that there is at least something other than air touching my valuable whiskey.

 

 

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