A tasting with proper decanters

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A tasting with proper decanters

Post by jdaw1 » 22:01 Thu 06 Jun 2013

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Re: A tasting with proper decanters

Post by jdaw1 » 22:01 Thu 06 Jun 2013

One of our number is building a database of pictures of bottles and such like. In seeking materials for him, I have revisited old pictures.

From a tasting that happened before I met you splendid folks:
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Please could we have a tasting with proper decanters. They give me the sensation, perhaps the self-delusion, of being a quality consumer of quality, rather than being aspirant trade. Please could we have a tasting with proper decanters.

Date, theme, etc, as yet unspecified. Such a tasting would have to be capped at ten people.

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Post by RAYC » 22:07 Thu 06 Jun 2013

Perhaps we could just recreate that tasting? Looks like a good theme....
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Post by benread » 23:39 Thu 06 Jun 2013

I'm not sure when this photo was taken but many of those ports were tasted as part of my first 'proper' tasting with TPF - the Cockburn vertical in October 2008 (I think). If the plan is to revisit that...
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Re: A tasting with proper decanters

Post by DRT » 07:37 Fri 07 Jun 2013

I am more than likely to be "in".

So that's JDAW, DRT plus perhaps eight others? (more than ten and decanters don't really work)
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Post by AHB » 08:10 Fri 07 Jun 2013

Subject to time, date and theme, I am in.

Of course, we usually have our Christmas offline drinking from proper decanters - we just don't know what to write on the decanter labels until after we open the bottles!
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Re: A tasting with proper decanters

Post by uncle tom » 09:34 Fri 07 Jun 2013

I'm in..

How about an autumn bash at The Bell ?
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A tasting with proper decanters

Post by djewesbury » 11:21 Fri 07 Jun 2013

uncle tom wrote:I'm in..

How about an autumn bash at The Bell ?
I am, in principle, in, depending on where and when.
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Re: A tasting with proper decanters

Post by PhilW » 11:30 Fri 07 Jun 2013

AHB wrote:Subject to time, date and theme, I am in.
I'm in, subject to the same.

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