Tue 18th Feb 2014, The Bung Hole, Thirsty at Half Term

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Tue 18th Feb 2014, The Bung Hole, Thirsty at Half Term

Post by jdaw1 » 12:10 Wed 19 Feb 2014

Suspects, mostly old but one new, gathered in the obvious place to do the obvious thing. We are creatures of habit.

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Post by jdaw1 » 12:33 Wed 19 Feb 2014

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We weren’t obviously better or worse than usual.

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Post by jdaw1 » 12:33 Wed 19 Feb 2014

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A close-run thing between 1970 Graham and 1970 Graham.

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Re: Tue 18th Feb 2014, The Bung Hole, Thirsty at Half Term

Post by flash_uk » 13:20 Wed 19 Feb 2014

What a thoroughly enjoyable evening, the end of which remains slightly blurry for me! Glad I did bring two bottles given that one of them as Julian noted, had a nose of motor oil (or a burnt/hot punctured run-flat tyre as Derek observed).

Great to meet Julian, Derek, Rob and Alex - look forward to another tasting, hopefully very soon.

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Re: Tue 18th Feb 2014, The Bung Hole, Thirsty at Half Term

Post by flash_uk » 15:52 Wed 19 Feb 2014

And note to self - in future tick more of those little boxes on the bottom of the placemat.

Edited: second note to self: don't leave your tasting notes on the table at TBH.

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Re: Tue 18th Feb 2014, The Bung Hole, Thirsty at Half Term

Post by Glenn E. » 17:40 Wed 19 Feb 2014

jdaw1 wrote:A close-run thing between 1970 Graham and 1970 Graham.
One would hope.

What I find disturbing is that a T85 beat out an F77. Was the F77 a bad bottle, even if not "bad" in the same sense as the G77?
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Re: Tue 18th Feb 2014, The Bung Hole, Thirsty at Half Term

Post by flash_uk » 19:21 Wed 19 Feb 2014

Just remembered I took a pic of the glasses (pre RAYC arrival, so only 4 filled)
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Re: Tue 18th Feb 2014, The Bung Hole, Thirsty at Half Term

Post by jdaw1 » 19:38 Wed 19 Feb 2014

Glenn E. wrote:What I find disturbing is that a T85 beat out an F77. Was the F77 a bad bottle, even if not "bad" in the same sense as the G77?
It was F77 on a bad hair day. Initially it seemed like good port, though not as good as F77. Then it fell apart.

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