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by flash_uk
11:11 Tue 12 Dec 2017
Forum: Organising Tastings and Get-togethers
Topic: Royal Wedding, May 2018
Replies: 10
Views: 147

Re: Royal Wedding, May 2018

Yep I'm in.
by flash_uk
23:01 Thu 07 Dec 2017
Forum: Organising Tastings and Get-togethers
Topic: Tue 2nd Jan 2018, Bring a Bottle (ideally of 1878)
Replies: 18
Views: 295

Re: Tue 2nd or Wed 3rd or Thu 4th Jan 2018

2nd preferred, 3rd not possible, 4th possible but not preferred
by flash_uk
21:36 Wed 06 Dec 2017
Forum: Organising Tastings and Get-togethers
Topic: Tuesday 19th December - 77@40
Replies: 79
Views: 3801

Re: Tuesday 19th December - 77@40

Hi, food order for me please, from the Xmas menu:
- Starter: duck liver parfait
- Main: Grilled 220g sirloin steak (rare), plus a fried egg on top if poss
- Pudding: Potted lemon and ginger cheesecake.
by flash_uk
09:50 Tue 05 Dec 2017
Forum: Organising Tastings and Get-togethers
Topic: Tuesday 19th December - 77@40
Replies: 79
Views: 3801

Re: Tuesday 19th December - 77@40

jdaw1 wrote:
00:28 Tue 05 Dec 2017
If Mike is printing, then the placemats can be on a trimmed A2, which will use less space than A3+A4. Is he?
I’ll be flying in from Amsterdam on the Tuesday afternoon, so if I am to print it would need to be Monday.
by flash_uk
18:11 Fri 24 Nov 2017
Forum: Port Conversations
Topic: Port for sale by retailer
Replies: 1083
Views: 160129

Re: Port for sale by retailer

CPR 1 wrote:
14:32 Fri 24 Nov 2017
Waitrose Cellar have just listed Dow 2011 at £75 a bottle! With free champagne on black Friday

http://www.waitrosecellar.com/wine-type ... ntage-port

A positive bargain, 230 bottles available at the moment if anyone is thirsty.
Thx for the heads up Charles. One dozen duly secured.
by flash_uk
20:29 Sun 19 Nov 2017
Forum: Organising Tastings and Get-togethers
Topic: BBR port walk 2017
Replies: 21
Views: 1209

Re: BBR port walk 2017

idj123 wrote:
16:59 Sun 19 Nov 2017
Anyone meeting up for a pre-drink-if so, where?
I could be tempted. There's always the Davy's place just off King Street? 5.30pm?
by flash_uk
14:45 Thu 16 Nov 2017
Forum: Organising Tastings and Get-togethers
Topic: Thu 30 Nov 2017, Sandemans and 1970s (for the Placemat Software’s 15th anniversary)
Replies: 75
Views: 5710

Re: Thu 30 Nov 2017, Sandemans and 1970s (for the Placemat Software’s 15th anniversary)

PhilW wrote:
11:16 Thu 16 Nov 2017
Cookie wrote:
10:09 Thu 16 Nov 2017
Monkey!!!
Monkey!!!.jpg
Ah! Sandy, Pigsy and Tripitaka...that brings back memories!

Soundtrack/opening credits here.
by flash_uk
12:15 Fri 10 Nov 2017
Forum: Organising Tastings and Get-togethers
Topic: Thu 30 Nov 2017, Sandemans and 1970s (for the Placemat Software’s 15th anniversary)
Replies: 75
Views: 5710

Re: Thu 30 Nov 2017, Sandemans and 1970s (for the Placemat Software’s 15th anniversary)

Doggett wrote:
09:26 Fri 10 Nov 2017
It would make a fine January tasting to get things going for 2018...
Seconded, especially as I can't make the current date!
by flash_uk
10:50 Thu 09 Nov 2017
Forum: Port Tasting Notes
Topic: 1981 Warre LBV
Replies: 3
Views: 251

Re: 1981 Warre LBV

benread wrote:
20:26 Wed 08 Nov 2017
I think perhaps a Warre LBV vertical might be a good tasting theme. Anyone interested?
That would be great fun. I'm in. Have no Warre LBV that I know of though...
by flash_uk
10:48 Thu 09 Nov 2017
Forum: Site Stuff
Topic: Upgrade of Forum Software
Replies: 139
Views: 14147

Re: Upgrade of Forum Software

DRT wrote:
22:25 Mon 06 Nov 2017
This is what I see...

Screen Shot 2017-11-06 at 21.24.25.png

What do you see?
I use Chrome and I see the same as DRT.

Old Bridge - in Chrome try clearing your cache and then restarting Chrome.
by flash_uk
14:37 Thu 02 Nov 2017
Forum: Port Conversations
Topic: Need help
Replies: 11
Views: 846

Re: Need help

i have been gifted 2 bottles of which i think are a late 60s noval LB PORT , imported by Rutherford Osborne perkin , no postcode on the bottle but has brentford middlesex on the back label, and a grahams selected rare port, that has luis gordon &sons LONDON on the front . looking to find out age, p...
by flash_uk
12:19 Thu 02 Nov 2017
Forum: Beer, Spirits, Cigars, and Pork Pies
Topic: Fake whisky
Replies: 1
Views: 284

Fake whisky

Fake port can be an expensive matter, but not on the scale of fake whisky...
by flash_uk
10:18 Thu 02 Nov 2017
Forum: Organising Tastings and Get-togethers
Topic: Thursday 2nd November - 1970
Replies: 51
Views: 2199

Re: Thursday 2nd November - 1970

O70 confirmed.
by flash_uk
15:09 Wed 01 Nov 2017
Forum: Meaningless Drivel
Topic: One quiz at a time
Replies: 9532
Views: 293573

Re: One quiz at a time

A meat cleaver?
by flash_uk
00:16 Wed 01 Nov 2017
Forum: Organising Tastings and Get-togethers
Topic: Thursday 2nd November - 1970
Replies: 51
Views: 2199

Re: Thursday 2nd November - 1970

I can now confirm. Won’t get to the B&F until around 7pm. Food order for me:
- Cornish crab salad
- Rib eye, which I see is now 240g 😀 rare, with a fried egg if poss
- side of carrots

I think I am bringing O70 - will check on Wednesday evening when I get home.

Thx
by flash_uk
16:05 Tue 31 Oct 2017
Forum: Meaningless Drivel
Topic: One quiz at a time
Replies: 9532
Views: 293573

Re: One quiz at a time

Cheeseboard and knife
by flash_uk
08:59 Tue 31 Oct 2017
Forum: Meaningless Drivel
Topic: One quiz at a time
Replies: 9532
Views: 293573

Re: One quiz at a time

A carving knife
by flash_uk
01:09 Tue 31 Oct 2017
Forum: Organising Tastings and Get-togethers
Topic: Thursday 2nd November - 1970
Replies: 51
Views: 2199

Re: Thursday 2nd November - 1970

flash_uk wrote:
08:46 Sat 21 Oct 2017
I'm afraid work commitments have also got the better of me so I also need to duck out.
I may now be able to attend. Will confirm on Tuesday.
by flash_uk
11:52 Mon 23 Oct 2017
Forum: Port Tasting Notes
Topic: 1992 Quinta do Vesuvio
Replies: 7
Views: 587

Re: 1992 Quinta do Vesuvio

95% opacity, dark red. Chocolate and coffee in the mouth.
by flash_uk
11:51 Mon 23 Oct 2017
Forum: Port Tasting Notes
Topic: 1963 Cockburn
Replies: 1
Views: 245

Re: 1963 Cockburn

35% opacity, mature red with yellow-amber rim. Caramels on the nose. Red berries behind this - cranberries. Mid weight in the mouth, dry, slight bitterness. Finish opens up wonderfully, tobacco, dried red fruits.
by flash_uk
11:50 Mon 23 Oct 2017
Forum: Port Tasting Notes
Topic: 1977 Taylor
Replies: 1
Views: 305

Re: 1977 Taylor

40% opacity, red, slightly cloudy. My note ends here. Guessed to be G77.
by flash_uk
11:44 Mon 23 Oct 2017
Forum: Port Tasting Notes
Topic: 1955 Croft
Replies: 5
Views: 453

Re: 1955 Croft

30% opacity, brown-amber, cloudy with some sediment. Sweet nose, candy and strawberry. Syrupy, some spiciness, dried fruits, oranges, dryness, long aftertaste. Guessed to be Cr60. It was the oranges wot gave it away...
by flash_uk
11:42 Mon 23 Oct 2017
Forum: Port Tasting Notes
Topic: 1927 Croft
Replies: 1
Views: 237

Re: 1927 Croft

30% opacity, mature red, amber rim. Smokey bacon nose! Weevils have been at this one apparently.