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whiskey Jun 15, 2007 01:41 PM

I just inherited a bottle of Midleton Very Rare Irish Whiskey bottled in 1996. The cork is beginning to disintegrate but its still sealed. Any idea of its worth?

  1. lexnrena Jun 22, 2007 01:59 PM

    NO DON"T DRINK IT
    it will kill you and or make you impotent
    Better send it to me for further disposal

    1. z
      zin1953 Jun 21, 2007 06:22 AM

      I'll go you one better . . . it's worth only what you would pay to replace it. It's a fine whiskey; enjoy it! But it's only worth the $120-150 if you'd be willing to pay that much for another bottle after you've finished this one.

      But definitely drink it -- don't sell it.

      1. Harp00n Jun 19, 2007 08:27 PM

        NOW, is most definitely the correct answer! Hey, it's a dirty job, etc., etc....

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          Captain Jun 22, 2007 01:53 PM

          I expect Harp00n would come over to help you with this dirty job. I would.

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            Harp00n Jun 22, 2007 05:22 PM

            Only If you don't beat me to it, my Midleton brother.

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              Captain Jun 25, 2007 02:07 PM

              If I knew where it was, I'd be on my way.

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                Davwud Jun 25, 2007 02:33 PM

                Can I come too??

                DT

        2. jpschust Jun 18, 2007 09:12 AM

          like the other poster said, about 100-150 or so, but if the cork is starting to go I'd drink this NOW.

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            tdo ca Jun 15, 2007 03:12 PM

            New bottles retail in the 120-150 dollar range; hopefully you don't have leakage and can enjoy and recork it.

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