1985 horizontal: Wed 25th Nov 2015, B&F

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Re: 1985 horizontal: Wed 25th Nov 2015, B&F

Post by flash_uk » 17:33 Sat 21 Nov 2015

jdaw1 wrote:
flash_uk wrote:confirmation has been sought
Much that is sought is not found. Was the “sought” “confirmation” forthcoming?
Yes, a positive confirmation has been received.


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Re: 1985 horizontal: Wed 25th Nov 2015, B&F

Post by jdaw1 » 13:56 Sun 22 Nov 2015

Please do post pictures of bottles in the TN threads, as has just been done for • Andresen, • Noval, • Churchill, • Martinez, and • Ramos Pinto.

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Re: 1985 horizontal: Wed 25th Nov 2015, B&F

Post by idj123 » 21:26 Sun 22 Nov 2015

Mayday, mayday, we have a problem! Whilst I have the W85 try as I might I have not been able to locate the bottle of SW85 that I'd swear I have somewhere. My apologies for this- I can offer a likely poor substitute in the form of Harvey's 85 but is anyone able to plug the gap left by my poor cellar management at this late stage?

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Re: 1985 horizontal: Wed 25th Nov 2015, B&F

Post by flash_uk » 21:35 Sun 22 Nov 2015

idj123 wrote:Mayday, mayday, we have a problem! Whilst I have the W85 try as I might I have not been able to locate the bottle of SW85 that I'd swear I have somewhere. My apologies for this- I can offer a likely poor substitute in the form of Harvey's 85 but is anyone able to plug the gap left by my poor cellar management at this late stage?
I think Tom is the only one who can save us!

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Re: 1985 horizontal: Wed 25th Nov 2015, B&F

Post by jdaw1 » 21:59 Sun 22 Nov 2015

Axel wanted the Symington brands, so it would be better to have SW than to substitute. Ian: you should send a PM to Tom.

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Re: 1985 horizontal: Wed 25th Nov 2015, B&F

Post by idj123 » 22:11 Sun 22 Nov 2015

PM sent.

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Post by forest26 » 22:44 Sun 22 Nov 2015

idj123 wrote:Mayday, mayday, we have a problem! Whilst I have the W85 try as I might I have not been able to locate the bottle of SW85 that I'd swear I have somewhere. My apologies for this- I can offer a likely poor substitute in the form of Harvey's 85 but is anyone able to plug the gap left by my poor cellar management at this late stage?
Not sure if my earlier post was sent.

I do have SWH 85 but it is in storage - I have just asked for it to be shipped to me but it is touch and go for Wednesday,
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Re: 1985 horizontal: Wed 25th Nov 2015, B&F

Post by Chris Doty » 15:25 Mon 23 Nov 2015

::raises hand::

Flash,

This looks like it is shaping up to be a fabulous tasting! and I think I will be in London on Wednesday! Would there be space for me? I can bring or adopt

woo woo

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Re: 1985 horizontal: Wed 25th Nov 2015, B&F

Post by WS1 » 15:38 Mon 23 Nov 2015

Chris Doty wrote:::raises hand::

Flash,

This looks like it is shaping up to be a fabulous tasting! and I think I will be in London on Wednesday! Would there be space for me? I can bring or adopt

woo woo

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Hello Chris,

well done planning to stop over in London to have some proper port and steak....

Looking fwd seeing you at the tasting.

regards

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Re: 1985 horizontal: Wed 25th Nov 2015, B&F

Post by jdaw1 » 16:56 Mon 23 Nov 2015

Woo-woo: please post a food order.

Flash: please inform B&F, including need for more glasses.

Ian, Tom: who is bringing the SW? Do we need to arrange a substitute shipper?

Placemats have been updated.

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Re: 1985 horizontal: Wed 25th Nov 2015, B&F

Post by jdaw1 » 17:02 Mon 23 Nov 2015

Chris Doty wrote:I can bring or adopt
Have you to hand a Smith Woodhouse 1985?

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Re: 1985 horizontal: Wed 25th Nov 2015, B&F

Post by flash_uk » 18:01 Mon 23 Nov 2015

Chris Doty wrote:::raises hand::

Flash,

This looks like it is shaping up to be a fabulous tasting! and I think I will be in London on Wednesday! Would there be space for me? I can bring or adopt

woo woo

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Marvellous! See you on Wednesday.
woo woo

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Re: 1985 horizontal: Wed 25th Nov 2015, B&F

Post by flash_uk » 18:15 Mon 23 Nov 2015

jdaw1 wrote:Flash: please inform B&F, including need for more glasses.
Done.

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Re: 1985 horizontal: Wed 25th Nov 2015, B&F

Post by jdaw1 » 22:45 Mon 23 Nov 2015

By PM [url=http://www.theportforum.com/memberlist.php?mode=viewprofile&u=9630]idj123[/url] wrote:Tom has indicated that he should have some to hand and to assume as much unless he advises otherwise. For my failure to deliver (and with Mr Doty now in attendance) I am more than happy to bring the Harvey's as a 'floater'.
Thank you for the floater. Placemats have been amended.

And CPR sent pictures of the bottles of Dow and Quarles Harris.

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Re: 1985 horizontal: Wed 25th Nov 2015, B&F

Post by Chris Doty » 00:06 Tue 24 Nov 2015

lovely lovely.

My order is Tom's, but with bernaise rather than peppercorn, please.

No SW 85, sadly, but think I may have 1.5s of Dow and Graham at Seckfords if we can free them in time. please advise

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Re: 1985 horizontal: Wed 25th Nov 2015, B&F

Post by jdaw1 » 00:16 Tue 24 Nov 2015

Food order updated and re-sent.

Thank you, but the magnums are not needed for this tasting. Please save for another day.

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Re: 1985 horizontal: Wed 25th Nov 2015, B&F

Post by benread » 07:22 Tue 24 Nov 2015

Chris Doty wrote:::raises hand::

Flash,

This looks like it is shaping up to be a fabulous tasting! and I think I will be in London on Wednesday! Would there be space for me? I can bring or adopt

woo woo

csd
Chris

Sorry to miss you again. I shall look forward to the latest "Doty-ism" in the review thread. I will be represented tomorrow by a bottle of M. Gonzalez 1985 which is making its way to the B&F today.

I may have my own mini 1985 at home tomorrow in virtual parallel as I am 'home alone'!

Cheers

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Re: 1985 horizontal: Wed 25th Nov 2015, B&F

Post by WS1 » 11:17 Tue 24 Nov 2015

Just had Tom on the blower and the SWC 85 crisis could be resolved. :D

Looking fwd to Wednesday..

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Re: 1985 horizontal: Wed 25th Nov 2015, B&F

Post by jdaw1 » 11:49 Tue 24 Nov 2015

WS1 wrote:Just had Tom on the blower and the SWC 85 crisis could be resolved.
Thank you Tom.

benread wrote:I may have my own mini 1985 at home tomorrow in virtual parallel as I am 'home alone'!
Need I remind you of The Graham's Vertical and the annexe for the Malvedos tasting?

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Re: 1985 horizontal: Wed 25th Nov 2015, B&F

Post by jdaw1 » 10:16 Wed 25 Nov 2015

Axel: is the 14th person coming?

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Re: 1985 horizontal: Wed 25th Nov 2015, B&F

Post by CPR 1 » 10:18 Wed 25 Nov 2015

QH and D decanted (7.30am) and delivered to the B&F along with the printed placemats

looking forward to this tasting.....

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Re: 1985 horizontal: Wed 25th Nov 2015, B&F

Post by jdaw1 » 13:52 Wed 25 Nov 2015

Noon-ish decanting of Andresen (imperfect); Noval (imperfect); and three fine-seeming, Churchill, Martinez, and Ramos Pinto.

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Re: 1985 horizontal: Wed 25th Nov 2015, B&F

Post by flash_uk » 16:35 Wed 25 Nov 2015

Has an advance party made it to the B&F yet? I'm probably 60 mins away...

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Re: 1985 horizontal: Wed 25th Nov 2015, B&F

Post by WS1 » 17:31 Wed 25 Nov 2015

How is the pouring and decanting going?
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