28 Nov 2013: The Bunghole - What

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28 Nov 2013: The Bunghole - What

Post by DRT » 01:10 Sat 19 Oct 2013

We will require a place to relax and unwind after the BBR Port Walk so will be congregating at The Bunghole with various bottles wrapped in foil and possibly the greater part of a cow on the table.

Who is in?
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Re: 28 Nov 2013: The Bunghole - What

Post by djewesbury » 01:12 Sat 19 Oct 2013

I'm in; plus RB. But see this query.
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Re: 28 Nov 2013: The Bunghole - What

Post by DRT » 01:31 Sat 19 Oct 2013

Questions for the attendees: we will have tasted many fine Ports at BBR. Do we need more fine Port or do we need emergency supplies? And do we need one bottle per mouth at this time in the evening?
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Re: 28 Nov 2013: The Bunghole - What

Post by djewesbury » 01:35 Sat 19 Oct 2013

DRT wrote:Do we need more fine Port or do we need emergency supplies?
Fine port. But in manageable quantities. Not another supermarket LBV night after a quality tasting.
DRT wrote:And do we need one bottle per mouth at this time in the evening?
No.
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Re: 28 Nov 2013: The Bunghole - What

Post by DRT » 01:42 Sat 19 Oct 2013

So perhaps the equivalent of half a bottle per person of not yet mature vintage port from a fine house decanted 24 hours in advance to allow it to open up?

I have a magnum of "what" that would fit the bill that I am happy to donate.
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28 Nov 2013: The Bunghole - What

Post by djewesbury » 01:44 Sat 19 Oct 2013

DRT wrote:So perhaps the equivalent of half a bottle per person of not yet mature vintage port from a fine house decanted 24 hours in advance to allow it to open up?

I have a magnum of "what" that would fit the bill that I am happy to donate.
Perfect! And one for JDAW as well?
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Re: 28 Nov 2013: The Bunghole - What

Post by DRT » 01:51 Sat 19 Oct 2013

djewesbury wrote:
DRT wrote:I have a magnum of "what" that would fit the bill that I am happy to donate.
Perfect!

And one for JDAW as well?
I have considered all the permutations of all the possibilities of what JDAW might do in response to this discussion. After careful thought I have come to the conclusion that all of those permutations result in him bringing a double magnum of "What" decanted into multiple and varied-sized bottles.

I think we have a plan.
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Re: 28 Nov 2013: The Bunghole - What

Post by djewesbury » 01:54 Sat 19 Oct 2013

DRT wrote:
djewesbury wrote:
DRT wrote:I have a magnum of "what" that would fit the bill that I am happy to donate.
Perfect!

And one for JDAW as well?
I have considered all the permutations of all the possibilities of what JDAW might do in response to this discussion. After careful thought I have come to the conclusion that all of those permutations result in him bringing a double magnum of "What" decanted into multiple and varied-sized bottles.

I think we have a plan.
What a productive night this has been....
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Re: 28 Nov 2013: The Bunghole - What

Post by DRT » 01:58 Sat 19 Oct 2013

djewesbury wrote:What a productive night this has been....
Quite impressive. We know what we are doing here.
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Re: 28 Nov 2013: The Bunghole - What

Post by AHB » 18:19 Sat 19 Oct 2013

What are we doing? Am I to bring anything?
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Re: 28 Nov 2013: The Bunghole - What

Post by DRT » 18:22 Sat 19 Oct 2013

AHB wrote:What are we doing? Am I to bring anything?
No need. My magnum can cover you.
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Re: 28 Nov 2013: The Bunghole - What

Post by djewesbury » 18:27 Sat 19 Oct 2013

Perhaps this thread should be delicately interwoven with the one about the Port Walk.
Is there an Admin in the house?
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Re: 28 Nov 2013: The Bunghole - What

Post by DRT » 18:32 Sat 19 Oct 2013

djewesbury wrote:Perhaps this thread should be delicately interwoven with the one about the Port Walk.
Is there an Admin in the house?
The threads are linked but are separate because they are separate events.
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Re: 28 Nov 2013: The Bunghole - What

Post by djewesbury » 18:33 Sat 19 Oct 2013

DRT wrote:
djewesbury wrote:Perhaps this thread should be delicately interwoven with the one about the Port Walk.
Is there an Admin in the house?
The threads are linked but are separate because they are separate events.
I asked because orders for food are being placed in the BBR thread. Maybe the persons discussing food there would like to do so here, then; perhaps their posts could be migrated?
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Re: 28 Nov 2013: The Bunghole - What

Post by DRT » 18:37 Sat 19 Oct 2013

djewesbury wrote:
DRT wrote:
djewesbury wrote:Perhaps this thread should be delicately interwoven with the one about the Port Walk.
Is there an Admin in the house?
The threads are linked but are separate because they are separate events.
I asked because orders for food are being placed in the BBR thread. Maybe the persons discussing food there would like to do so here, then; perhaps their posts could be migrated?
Good point. As he is an Admin I will leave him to do what he thinks best.
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Re: 28 Nov 2013: The Bunghole - What

Post by AHB » 18:48 Sat 19 Oct 2013

Perhaps it would be best to wait until Daniel has spoken with TBH to ensure we will still be welcome if arriving at 9-9:30pm.
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Re: 28 Nov 2013: The Bunghole - What

Post by jdaw1 » 00:38 Sun 20 Oct 2013

First draft of the placemats.
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Re: 28 Nov 2013: The Bunghole - What

Post by jdaw1 » 00:40 Sun 20 Oct 2013

[url=http://www.theportforum.com/viewtopic.php?p=63089#p63089]Here[/url] jdaw1 wrote:
AHB wrote:if we agree to pre-order
Caesar, large, with extra-high-fat sauce, both with and without the faint hyphen. Please.

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Re: 28 Nov 2013: The Bunghole - What

Post by djewesbury » 00:41 Sun 20 Oct 2013

jdaw1 wrote:First draft of the placemats.
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Re: 28 Nov 2013: The Bunghole - What

Post by djewesbury » 00:44 Sun 20 Oct 2013

jdaw1 wrote:First draft of the placemats.
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DRT wrote:So perhaps the equivalent of half a bottle per person of not yet mature vintage port from a fine house decanted 24 hours in advance to allow it to open up?

I have a magnum of "what" that would fit the bill that I am happy to donate.
Is DRT's proposal concordant with the placemats as currently laid out?
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Re: 28 Nov 2013: The Bunghole - What

Post by jdaw1 » 01:11 Sun 20 Oct 2013

Was the half-bottle thing even half serious?

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Re: 28 Nov 2013: The Bunghole - What

Post by djewesbury » 01:27 Sun 20 Oct 2013

jdaw1 wrote:Was the half-bottle thing even half serious?
Well the opinions canvassed at the time (see posts surrounding DRT's above) suggested that we didn't need a whole show laid on after we've already been wined by BBR.. I know I'm unlikely to have much I can bring, purely logistically..

And aren't you meant to be his lifecoach...?
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Re: 28 Nov 2013: The Bunghole - What

Post by djewesbury » 01:27 Sun 20 Oct 2013

DRT wrote:
djewesbury wrote:
DRT wrote:I have a magnum of "what" that would fit the bill that I am happy to donate.
Perfect!

And one for JDAW as well?
I have considered all the permutations of all the possibilities of what JDAW might do in response to this discussion. After careful thought I have come to the conclusion that all of those permutations result in him bringing a double magnum of "What" decanted into multiple and varied-sized bottles.

I think we have a plan.
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Re: 28 Nov 2013: The Bunghole - What

Post by jdaw1 » 21:00 Sun 20 Oct 2013

I am bringing a bottle that people would not expect me to own ‟What!?” and am presuming that others will do likewise.

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Re: 28 Nov 2013: The Bunghole - What

Post by DRT » 21:10 Sun 20 Oct 2013

jdaw1 wrote:I am bringing a bottle that people would not expect me to own ‟What!?”
I didn't know you could get 1975s in half bottles!
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