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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: 4826

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: 4826

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: 144

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: 13091

Re: Upgrade of Forum Software

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

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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: 700

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: 162

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: 1746

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: 278967

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: 1746

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: 278967

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: 278967

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: 1746

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: 480

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: 205

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: 267

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: 364

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: 202

Re: 1927 Croft

30% opacity, mature red, amber rim. Smokey bacon nose! Weevils have been at this one apparently.
by flash_uk
11:40 Mon 23 Oct 2017
Forum: Port Tasting Notes
Topic: 1970 Graham
Replies: 1
Views: 182

Re: 1970 Graham

45% opacity, red, amber rim, cloudy. Candy and red fruits, strawberry, cranberry. Smooth, sytupy entry, sweetness, great balance, lip licking finish. Strawberries. I guessed Ni66. What was I doing?? Re-reading my note, this was obviously a G70!
by flash_uk
11:35 Mon 23 Oct 2017
Forum: Port Tasting Notes
Topic: 1955 Burmester Colheita
Replies: 1
Views: 190

Re: 1955 Burmester Colheita

20% opacity, amber, tobacco yellow. My note ends there! I guessed The Port Society 1974 Colheita.
by flash_uk
11:34 Mon 23 Oct 2017
Forum: Port Tasting Notes
Topic: 1967 Cockburn
Replies: 1
Views: 178

Re: 1967 Cockburn

30% opacity, warm red. Red fruits on the nose. Dry entry, nicely balanced, strawberry. I guessed D63.
by flash_uk
11:32 Mon 23 Oct 2017
Forum: Reviews
Topic: Tue 10 Oct 2017, Gould Campbell 1927-1997, Boot & Flogger
Replies: 3
Views: 257

Re: Tue 10 Oct 2017, Gould Campbell 1927-1997, Boot & Flogger

Many thanks to Ian for getting this one landed. A very enjoyable evening with very nice port. I struggle to remember an occasion when I have been disappointed by a Gould Campbell - in my experience a very consistent port. As a brand with no associated Quinta, the winemakers have, over the years, mai...
by flash_uk
11:26 Mon 23 Oct 2017
Forum: Port Tasting Notes
Topic: 1927 Gould Campbell
Replies: 1
Views: 100

Re: 1927 Gould Campbell

Decanted 4 hours. 30% opacity, brown, tobacco yellow rim. Sweet and smooth in the mouth, good acidity, though sugary so loses some structure.
by flash_uk
11:25 Mon 23 Oct 2017
Forum: Port Tasting Notes
Topic: 1934 Gould Campbell
Replies: 1
Views: 95

Re: 1934 Gould Campbell

40% opacity, red-brown, yellow rim. Sweet candy and toasted marshmallow on the nose. Silky, syrupy, smooth, balanced. Oranges, great balance. Many years left in this.
by flash_uk
11:23 Mon 23 Oct 2017
Forum: Port Tasting Notes
Topic: 1963 Gould Campbell
Replies: 1
Views: 93

Re: 1963 Gould Campbell

30% opacity, warm red, amber rim. Red fruits on the nose, slightly dried, plus sweet honeycomb. Smooth entry, dryness - dried red fruits, slightly extracted. Lovely port.
by flash_uk
11:22 Mon 23 Oct 2017
Forum: Port Tasting Notes
Topic: 1966 Gould Campbell
Replies: 2
Views: 195

Re: 1966 Gould Campbell

30% opacity, red brown, amber rim. Rich mouthfeel, heat and acidity mid palate. A coffee-like bitterness. Dry.