Weds 5th Feb 2020 - Bring a bottle to share

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Weds 5th Feb 2020 - Bring a bottle to share

Post by flash_uk » 19:13 Mon 20 Jan 2020

Feeling unsettled by the absence of scheduled tastings in the coming months. How does this date work for a get-together at the B&F?

Theme is bring some port to share, from the '70s or '80s, blind.

Venue: The Green Room, The Boot & Flogger (Google maps).
Timing: 6 for 6:30

People:
  1. MPM;
  2. CPR;
  3. TC;
  4. NAC;
  5. hadge;
  6. AHB;
  7. JDAW.
Placemats:
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Re: Weds 5th Feb 2020 - Bring a bottle to share

Post by idj123 » 19:36 Mon 20 Jan 2020

Works for me Mike.

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Post by CPR 1 » 20:33 Mon 20 Jan 2020

Excellent idea Mike, I was thinking only earlier today of suggesting something very similar. I am in.

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Post by winesecretary » 23:00 Mon 20 Jan 2020

Regret non-availability due to being in Madeira scouting out stuff. Have fun!

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Post by forest26 » 23:15 Mon 20 Jan 2020

Having missed the last one, it would be nice to meet up. Count me in.

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Post by nac » 01:30 Tue 21 Jan 2020

Tentative yes.

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Post by nac » 11:22 Tue 21 Jan 2020

Now non-tentative yes.

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Post by flash_uk » 00:00 Wed 22 Jan 2020

With five of us confirmed, I’ll book the Green Room instead, as it doesn’t feel like we’ll get many more takers.

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Post by hadge » 00:52 Wed 22 Jan 2020

please can you put me as a tentative yes.

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Post by AHB » 20:37 Wed 22 Jan 2020

I'm a possible yes; not sure at the moment but might get a domestic pass since Wednesday is Mrs B's night out with the girls.
Top Ports in 2019: Niepoort VV (1960s bottling) and Quinta do Noval Nacional 2017
Top Ports in 2020 (so far): Croft 1945 and Niepoort VV (1960s bottling)

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Post by hadge » 23:08 Wed 22 Jan 2020

I'm now a yes

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Post by jdaw1 » 23:59 Thu 23 Jan 2020

Maybe, please.

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Post by AHB » 15:18 Sun 26 Jan 2020

I’m now a confirmed yes.
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Top Ports in 2020 (so far): Croft 1945 and Niepoort VV (1960s bottling)

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Post by flash_uk » 20:47 Sat 01 Feb 2020

I'll submit entries from the standard food order on Monday evening so let me know if you want anythihng changed.

Just need an order from Harry - using the B&F menu.

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Post by jdaw1 » 01:17 Sun 02 Feb 2020

Permission sought.

Mike: who do you want to make the placemats?

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Post by SCP-DFF » 11:03 Sun 02 Feb 2020

I have so much sympathy for you guys. Definintely you should have this random evening of port-tasting. Definitely. And Julian should definitely go. You poor lads. Don't continue to feel unsettled. That's not a pleasant thing. So, go taste, take notes, and be more settled. Easy-peasy, lemon squeezy!

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Post by flash_uk » 12:06 Sun 02 Feb 2020

flash_uk wrote:
20:47 Sat 01 Feb 2020
Just need an order from Harry.
Received by PM wrote:smoked salmon and then sirloin steak (rare) with skinny fries and carrots please

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Post by nac » 12:17 Sun 02 Feb 2020

flash_uk wrote:
19:13 Mon 20 Jan 2020
Theme is bring some port to share, from the '70s or '80s.
Assume this is sighted?

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Post by flash_uk » 12:21 Sun 02 Feb 2020

nac wrote:
12:17 Sun 02 Feb 2020
flash_uk wrote:
19:13 Mon 20 Jan 2020
Theme is bring some port to share, from the '70s or '80s.
Assume this is sighted?
Let’s do it blind. I think this is Harry’s first visit to TPF, so blind will give him a chance to see first hand how crap we are at guessing wines :)

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Post by nac » 12:25 Sun 02 Feb 2020

Excellent. Hopefully this time I can get 77 & 85 into the correct (non-reversed) decades. Although not at all confident...

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Post by hadge » 13:06 Sun 02 Feb 2020

for placemats, HTWH and right handed.

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Post by flash_uk » 17:59 Mon 03 Feb 2020

Food order submitted. Placemats created, link in top post. Could someone please check.

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Post by idj123 » 08:18 Tue 04 Feb 2020

Confirmed to Organiser by PM but unable to make it (even though in plain sight I hadn’t noticed it was on a Weds and Wednesday’s are generally difficult for me). Enjoy!

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Post by flash_uk » 11:47 Wed 05 Feb 2020

Bottle decanted at 7am. Nose seems fine.

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Post by jdaw1 » 14:46 Wed 05 Feb 2020

Decanted 13:40. Not convinced nose was perfect.

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