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London (Crusting Pipe) 15 Jan

Post by AHB » 15:13 Wed 17 Dec 2008

Theme of this tasting is "Bring something to share with other port lovers".

Venue will be the Crusting Pipe in Covent Garden. Start time will be 6:30 for 7pm.

Anyone who reads the forum is extremely welcome to attend, just post here to say you would like to. Please also post your preferred date.

Alex


Ben - please note slight change in my available dates, but I could make the 14th if that was the only day you were free.
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Re: London (Crusting Pipe) 13 or 15 Jan

Post by benread » 20:14 Wed 17 Dec 2008

Either could work - will be my first week back after being in the US so I may even shop for something different there!
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Re: London (Crusting Pipe) 13 or 15 Jan

Post by DRT » 10:29 Thu 18 Dec 2008

These dates don't work for me as I need to be elsewhere on the mornings of 14th, 15th and 16th :cry:
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Re: London (Crusting Pipe) 13 or 15 Jan

Post by AHB » 22:49 Sat 20 Dec 2008

Are there any dates in January which would work for you?

Jacob - are you free on the 13th or 15th?
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Re: London (Crusting Pipe) 13 or 15 Jan

Post by benread » 23:10 Sat 20 Dec 2008

Once we get a firm date, I have a couple of possible guests that have expressed interest.
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Re: London (Crusting Pipe) 13 or 15 Jan

Post by JacobH » 23:20 Sat 20 Dec 2008

Of the two dates, the 15th looks better to me; I could do the 13th but would have to join you after dinner. ‟Bring something to share with other port lovers” seems a little too easy, though. We should, at least, make it blind!
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Re: London (Crusting Pipe) 13 or 15 Jan

Post by AHB » 19:52 Sun 21 Dec 2008

15th Jan also suits me best.

6:30 for 7pm on Thursday 15th January there will be an offline at The Crusting Pipe in Covent Garden, London. The theme is "Bring a blind bottle of port to share with other port lovers". All who read or post on the forum are welcome, but please post here or let me know by Private Message that you would like to attend.

Current attendees are:
AHB
Jacob H
Ben R


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Re: London (Crusting Pipe) 13 or 15 Jan

Post by jdaw1 » 05:00 Mon 22 Dec 2008

AHB wrote:but please post here or let me know by Private Message that you would like to attend
I would like, but am unable.

Please amend title of thread to include date.

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Re: London (Crusting Pipe) 13 or 15 Jan

Post by JacobH » 21:53 Tue 30 Dec 2008

AHB wrote:15th Jan also suits me best.

6:30 for 7pm on Thursday 15th January there will be an offline at The Crusting Pipe in Covent Garden, London. The theme is "Bring a blind bottle of port to share with other port lovers". All who read or post on the forum are welcome, but please post here or let me know by Private Message that you would like to attend.

Current attendees are:
AHB
Jacob H
Ben R
Alex, have you booked (or do you plan to book) with TCP? I presume with a few of us it doesn’t really matter, but they might have a change of staff over the new year who could be awkward about corkage and the like!
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Re: London (Crusting Pipe) 13 or 15 Jan

Post by AHB » 22:50 Tue 30 Dec 2008

JacobH wrote:Alex, have you booked (or do you plan to book) with TCP? I presume with a few of us it doesn’t really matter, but they might have a change of staff over the new year who could be awkward about corkage and the like!
I haven't booked and don't plan to with only the three of us. Last time we just pitched up with such a small number, we made sure we had enough glasses between us, ordered food and soft drinks and paid the bill we were given - only one bottle was charged for so we didn't complain but simply left a decent tip.
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Re: London (Crusting Pipe) 15 Jan

Post by JacobH » 22:58 Tue 30 Dec 2008

AHB wrote:
JacobH wrote:Alex, have you booked (or do you plan to book) with TCP? I presume with a few of us it doesn’t really matter, but they might have a change of staff over the new year who could be awkward about corkage and the like!
I haven't booked and don't plan to with only the three of us. Last time we just pitched up with such a small number, we made sure we had enough glasses between us, ordered food and soft drinks and paid the bill we were given - only one bottle was charged for so we didn't complain but simply left a decent tip.
Excellent; sounds like a good plan!
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Re: London (Crusting Pipe) 15 Jan

Post by AHB » 09:29 Tue 06 Jan 2009

Would anyone planning to attend mind if I invited a guest along?
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Re: London (Crusting Pipe) 15 Jan

Post by JacobH » 11:01 Tue 06 Jan 2009

Does he or she like port?

(Of course I wouldn't mind; the more the merrier! :) )
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Re: London (Crusting Pipe) 15 Jan

Post by benread » 14:05 Tue 06 Jan 2009

As a previous guest of yours I know your taste is impeccable!
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Re: London (Crusting Pipe) 15 Jan

Post by JacobH » 21:28 Tue 06 Jan 2009

benread wrote:As a previous guest of yours I know your taste is impeccable!
Are we talking about port or people here? :)
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Re: London (Crusting Pipe) 15 Jan

Post by KillerB » 00:15 Mon 12 Jan 2009

Much as I would like to attend this, I'm sorry to say that I have to attend a funeral in Lancashire. Even without that I would have been abandoned in Leeds anyway. Have fun without me.
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Re: London (Crusting Pipe) 15 Jan

Post by AHB » 07:38 Mon 12 Jan 2009

KillerB wrote:Much as I would like to attend this, I'm sorry to say that I have to attend a funeral in Lancashire.
Sorry to hear that. Hope everything goes as well as it can on days like this.
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Re: London (Crusting Pipe) 15 Jan

Post by AHB » 23:13 Wed 14 Jan 2009

Placemats printed and (hopefully) accompanying me into London tomorrow.
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Re: London (Crusting Pipe) 15 Jan

Post by JacobH » 00:40 Thu 15 Jan 2009

Great. See you tomorrow!
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