Tri-Village discusses how to store whiskey

Storing Bourbon or Whiskey, Whisky…However you spell it we have you covered.

Posted on: July 9, 2017 | by: Tri-Village Self Storage November 15, 2017

Whiskey/Whisky Storage

Regardless of how you spell it, we have the right conditions to store and drink your bourbon or whiskey/whisky. Nothing is worse than discovering that a bottle you have been keeping for all those years or that you spent good money on, is not only not as good as you remember or is spoiled. Whether it is a bottle of Glenfiddich 18 that cost under $100 or this  Ledaig Scotch Single Malt 42 Year costing over $5,000, the sadness of a bad bottle is the same. Tri-Village Wine, Bourbon and Whiskey Storage would love to help eliminate bad bottles. We can also help those with teenagers, by providing a safe place for your good stuff, so you don’t have to worry about opening up a watered down bottle.

Call now (614) 321-8508 to reserve a whiskey/whisky storage locker for your goods at our award winning facility or reserve online by clicking here. Rental includes access to our lavishly appointed club room 24/7 days a week.

Did I mention we also accept shipments and move them to your locker immediately? So no more worrying about your booze sitting in the hot sun, or freezing in the winter, or worrying about theft from your door step. Now you can order online and wait for our text or email to let you know your package has arrived.

Whiskey and Bourbon are ideally stored in the same temperature range as wine, only standing as the higher alcohol content will deteriorate and taint the flavor of the whisky. While common consensus on exact temperature is hard to find, all experts agree consistent cooler, cellar like temperatures, and darkness are best for aging your whiskey, scotch or bourbon.

“Ideal conditions range between 15 to 20 degrees Celsius, (59-66 degrees Fahrenheit). One should be careful however to avoid temperature fluctuation when storing whisky (no more than 3 – 4 ºC  within the above mentioned range).

This is because with every fluctuation, air-oxygen can flow in the bottle, causing damage to its valuable content. To ensure the best possible temperature avoid having the whisky closet near sources of heat.”1

“Generally speaking, it’s best to keep whisky stored at around 60°-65°F (15°-18°C). The same goes for nosing whisky as well. The best location for storing whisky is in a cellar, or “cellar conditions.””2

Whether you like it on the rocks or neat, TVSS Whiskey/Whisky Storage can keep it sweet and tasting of peat.

Call now (614) 321-8508 to reserve a locker for your goods and access to our lavishly appointed club room or reserve online today.


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As always: Drink responsibly, and call a cab, Uber, Lyft, husband, wife or best friend if you have consumed alcohol.

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