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by flash_uk
17:02 Wed 20 Sep 2017
Forum: Organising Tastings and Get-togethers
Topic: Tue 10 Oct - A Gould Campbell vertical
Replies: 113
Views: 6708

Re: Tue 10 Oct - A Gould Campbell vertical

Sounds good Ian. Not sure yet what is happening on the 10th for me, so will need to wait until nearer the time to figure out if I can help with set up, or will need to deposit the bottle early or bring it on the night decanted.
by flash_uk
08:25 Wed 13 Sep 2017
Forum: Organising Tastings and Get-togethers
Topic: Thursday 28th September - Anyone Free?
Replies: 17
Views: 415

Re: Thursday 28th September - Anyone Free?

forest26 wrote:
08:22 Wed 13 Sep 2017
Sorry - I cannot make it. - I have foolishly entered Arras-Alsace cycle challenge and Thurs is day 1. Hope to catch up at the next one.
:shock: good luck with that!
by flash_uk
08:27 Sun 10 Sep 2017
Forum: Meaningless Drivel
Topic: One quiz at a time
Replies: 9474
Views: 246646

Re: One quiz at a time

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by flash_uk
14:21 Sat 09 Sep 2017
Forum: Port Conversations
Topic: Handwriting questions
Replies: 258
Views: 16164

Re: Handwriting questions

How about "Cont. of 2½ %", as in contribution of 2½ percent.
by flash_uk
11:58 Fri 08 Sep 2017
Forum: Meaningless Drivel
Topic: One quiz at a time
Replies: 9474
Views: 246646

Re: One quiz at a time

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by flash_uk
18:21 Tue 05 Sep 2017
Forum: Meaningless Drivel
Topic: One quiz at a time
Replies: 9474
Views: 246646

Re: One quiz at a time

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by flash_uk
17:33 Sat 02 Sep 2017
Forum: Organising Tastings and Get-togethers
Topic: Software that makes placemats
Replies: 1103
Views: 151468

Re: Software that makes placemats

On my HP Officejet Pro 8600 Plus at home, RGB is considerably darker and sharper. Will bring the prints to the next tasting we attend together. Wow! That is very surprising. Thank you for testing. Maybe I'll just check that I got them the right way round. OK, retested with the updated pdfs. Same re...
by flash_uk
20:38 Fri 01 Sep 2017
Forum: Organising Tastings and Get-togethers
Topic: Software that makes placemats
Replies: 1103
Views: 151468

Re: Software that makes placemats

jdaw1 wrote:
13:57 Fri 01 Sep 2017
flash_uk wrote:
10:54 Fri 01 Sep 2017
On my HP Officejet Pro 8600 Plus at home, RGB is considerably darker and sharper. Will bring the prints to the next tasting we attend together.
Wow! That is very surprising. Thank you for testing.
Maybe I'll just check that I got them the right way round.
by flash_uk
10:54 Fri 01 Sep 2017
Forum: Organising Tastings and Get-togethers
Topic: Software that makes placemats
Replies: 1103
Views: 151468

Re: Software that makes placemats

On my HP Officejet Pro 8600 Plus at home, RGB is considerably darker and sharper. Will bring the prints to the next tasting we attend together.
by flash_uk
09:52 Thu 31 Aug 2017
Forum: Meaningless Drivel
Topic: One quiz at a time
Replies: 9474
Views: 246646

Re: One quiz at a time

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by flash_uk
08:25 Fri 25 Aug 2017
Forum: Meaningless Drivel
Topic: One quiz at a time
Replies: 9474
Views: 246646

Re: One quiz at a time

Very classy!
by flash_uk
10:34 Sun 20 Aug 2017
Forum: Organising Tastings and Get-togethers
Topic: Mon 21 Aug
Replies: 9
Views: 278

Re: Mon 21 Aug

Not around unfortunately.
by flash_uk
12:29 Thu 17 Aug 2017
Forum: Port Tasting Notes
Topic: 1961 Krohn
Replies: 1
Views: 146

Re: 1961 Krohn

30% opacity, brown amber. Sweet nose. Smooth, syrupy, sweet, gentle acidity in the finish. Old-ish stuff. I guessed S60.
by flash_uk
12:28 Thu 17 Aug 2017
Forum: Port Tasting Notes
Topic: 1975 Dow
Replies: 1
Views: 79

Re: 1975 Dow

25% opacity, red with amber rim. Lovely syrupy chewy mouthfeel. Sweetness, strawberries. Lip-licking! I guessed Mz70.
by flash_uk
12:26 Thu 17 Aug 2017
Forum: Reviews
Topic: Summer Thirst, Wednesday 9th August 2017
Replies: 6
Views: 330

Re: Summer Thirst, Wednesday 9th August 2017

Also worth noting, for a tasting with more than ten persons, this may well be the first time everyone got at least one point!
by flash_uk
12:25 Thu 17 Aug 2017
Forum: Port Tasting Notes
Topic: 1977 Berry Brothers
Replies: 1
Views: 97

Re: 1977 Berry Brothers

40% opacity, warm red, clear. Lovely sweet smooth entry, great balance and structure. Dark red fruits, damson. I guessed G70.
by flash_uk
12:23 Thu 17 Aug 2017
Forum: Port Tasting Notes
Topic: 1997 Noval
Replies: 1
Views: 91

Re: 1997 Noval

90% opacity, dark, dark red. Fruity, tannic, big. Long way to go! I guessed V97.
by flash_uk
12:22 Thu 17 Aug 2017
Forum: Port Tasting Notes
Topic: 1970 Ramos Pinto
Replies: 1
Views: 84

Re: 1970 Ramos Pinto

40% opacity, red. Christmas cake on the nose. Lovely rich mouthfeel, christmas cake. I guessed W70.
by flash_uk
12:21 Thu 17 Aug 2017
Forum: Port Tasting Notes
Topic: 1992 Churchill Agua Alta
Replies: 1
Views: 70

Re: 1992 Churchill Agua Alta

80% opacity, dark, dark red. Muted nose, dark fruits. Tannic in the mouth, young, good fruit. I guessed V95.
by flash_uk
12:19 Thu 17 Aug 2017
Forum: Port Tasting Notes
Topic: 1970 Taylor
Replies: 1
Views: 93

Re: 1970 Taylor

35% opacity, rich, warm red, very clear. Nose of molasses, redcurrant. Smooth entry, syrupy, full mouthfeel. Very mild heat, red fruits, redcurrant, good balance, just a hint of acidity in the finish which seems to curtail the aftertaste. I guessed S70. On relfection, T70 should have been guessed - ...
by flash_uk
12:01 Thu 17 Aug 2017
Forum: Port Tasting Notes
Topic: 1983 Ramos Pinto
Replies: 1
Views: 78

Re: 1983 Ramos Pinto

20% opacity, dark red. On the nose, dark red fruit, some leather. Rich, full, syrupy, dark fruit, some spice, tannin in the finish. I guessed SW77.
by flash_uk
12:00 Thu 17 Aug 2017
Forum: Port Tasting Notes
Topic: 1970 Sandeman
Replies: 1
Views: 73

Re: 1970 Sandeman

35% opacity, warm red, rim slightly brown. Velvety entry, sweetness, red fruits, crranberries and a little mocha bitterness towards the finish. Good balance, gentle tannins with the finish. I guessed D70.
by flash_uk
11:58 Thu 17 Aug 2017
Forum: Port Tasting Notes
Topic: 1977 Rebello Valente
Replies: 1
Views: 123

Re: 1977 Rebello Valente

20% opacity, red brown, amber rim. Lovely sweet smooth entry, citrus. I guessed GM67. When Charles revealed that CPR I was the same port from a magnum, I was pleased that I at least managed to guess the same wine for that, even if it was the wrong wine!