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post #16 of 18
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Originally Posted by ShaneB View Post

You're not supposed to store whiskey on its side because it ruins the cork.

True, and alcohol will dissolve the cork.
post #17 of 18
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Originally Posted by ama View Post

True, and alcohol will dissolve the cork.

Do you have a reference for this? The article above lists
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Cork cause problems. TCA and dissolved cork are a reality if the liquid lies against the cork for any length of time.

under 'Dissenting opinions', but google doesn't throw anything else up (other than this thread!)

I'm happy to believe the TCA, of course.
post #18 of 18
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Originally Posted by juniper View Post

Do you have a reference for this? The article above lists
under 'Dissenting opinions', but google doesn't throw anything else up (other than this thread!)
I'm happy to believe the TCA, of course.

I can show you any one of fifteen bottles I have with partially dissolved corks. Its not extreme, like 95% of the cork is still there, but some is clearly missing. There are also many threads about this on various forums: Google Link
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