Quote Originally Posted by gr8erdane
I can understand a reluctance on the old decanters but I did get an Old Cabin Still decanter off eBay a year or so ago that I find to be very nice whiskey. The cork disintegrated when I opened it but it had stayed reasonably intact enough to seal in all the goodness with no harshness left. I believe it was in a Ducks Unlimited decanter in the same style as the SW Irish series. (Not bad for a ten dollar bid back before the snipers started bushwhacking me.)
yeah I prefer to stick to bottles if I can. I've had a few bad corks on some old bottles but the bourbon was still great as well. Most of the old stuff I've bought and tasted has been well worth it.