Thu 28 September - Port at the Boot & Flogger

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Thu 28 September - Port at the Boot & Flogger

Post by AHB » 21:02 Wed 04 Oct 2017

On the 28th September, a small group of us got together to share some port - the theme was to Bring Something Like Port to Share (Blind). 8 was a perfect number, meaning that there was plenty of each port to go round. The monkey guessed that everyone had brought Dow 1970 and managed to score 1 point over the evening.

It was a very interesting selection of ports and my thanks to everyone who came along. There was one port that evening I hadn't tried before (Bu55c) and many that I haven't had for a while.

The ports were:
JDAW — Cockburn 1967
THRA — Burmester 1955 colheita bottled 1979
BMHR — Graham 1970
AHB — Croft 1927
CPR — Croft 1955 (Corney & Barrow)
RLC — Taylor 1977
MPM — Cockburn 1963
IDJ — Vesuvio 1992
Top Port in 2017 (so far): Graham Stone Terraces 2015 and Quinta do Vesuvio 1994
2016 Port of the year: Cockburn 1908

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Re: Thu 28 September - Port at the Boot & Flogger

Post by flash_uk » 00:03 Thu 05 Oct 2017

WOTN:
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Re: Thu 28 September - Port at the Boot & Flogger

Post by flash_uk » 00:06 Thu 05 Oct 2017

As Alex noted above, eight was a fine number of people for sharing port. Ben's G70 took WOTN. I seemed to prefer the older stuff - Julian's Ck67 and my Ck63.

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Re: Thu 28 September - Port at the Boot & Flogger

Post by flash_uk » 11:44 Fri 06 Oct 2017

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Re: Thu 28 September - Port at the Boot & Flogger

Post by flash_uk » 11:47 Fri 06 Oct 2017

Stewards' enquiry! I was robbed of a point with my Cr60 guess for CPR!

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Re: Thu 28 September - Port at the Boot & Flogger

Post by AHB » 12:37 Fri 06 Oct 2017

flash_uk wrote:
11:47 Fri 06 Oct 2017
Stewards' enquiry! I was robbed of a point with my Cr60 guess for CPR!
You were indeed. Award yourself another mark and consider yourself much better than the monkey.
Top Port in 2017 (so far): Graham Stone Terraces 2015 and Quinta do Vesuvio 1994
2016 Port of the year: Cockburn 1908

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