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Port Ellen Tasting. Thursday 12th July, Edinburgh

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Port Ellen Tasting. Thursday 12th July, Edinburgh

Postby yangbrucey » Thu Apr 19, 2007 1:38 pm

Here are details of a not-to-be-missed tasting in Edinburgh;

Port Ellen : 5 examples of the lost Islay masterpiece

7.30pm until 10pm at The Tolbooth Tavern, 167 Canongate, Royal Mile, Edinburgh

1983-2001 18yo 55.5%
1983-2006 22yo 46% single sherry butt
1982 -11/2005 55.7% Bourbon cask 240 bottles
1982-2006 40%
1978-2006 27yo 54.8% sherry cask 396 bottles

Thursday 12th July
Entry by prepaid ticket only : £27


Contact:- Mark Davidson (proprietor - Jolly Toper Tastings)
Tel. 0131 556 5864
e-mail chws@wmcadenhead.com
172 Canongate, Royal Mile, Edinburgh, EH8 8BN
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Postby micheluzzo » Mon Apr 23, 2007 5:48 pm

ähemm

and from which bottler please???
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Postby les taylor » Mon Apr 23, 2007 6:08 pm

It could be Cadenhead.



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Postby vitara7 » Mon Apr 23, 2007 6:13 pm

you promoting it or just visiting it?

mark from cadenheads in the royal mile is a great wee bloke, very knowladgeable and ive a lot of time for him. he usually has a wee dog in his shop and its a fistey wee bugger.
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Postby micheluzzo » Mon Apr 23, 2007 6:40 pm

never heard from Cadenheads that they released Port Ellen 2006. That would be really a surprise.
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Postby yangbrucey » Tue Apr 24, 2007 3:40 pm

Folks, I'll get back to you with more details of the bottles.
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Postby yangbrucey » Thu Apr 26, 2007 11:16 am

The tastings organised by Mark are an independent venture and hence the whiskies tasted are from a range of bottlers.
The Port Ellen whiskies to be tasted on 12th July are;

Scott's Selection 1983-2001 18yo 55.5%

McGibbon's 1983-2006 22yo 46% single sherry butt

M & H cask selection 1982 -11/2005 55.7% Bourbon cask 240 bottles

Gordon and MacPhail 1982-2006 40%

Douglas Laing 1978-2006 27yo 54.8% sherry cask 396 bottles
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