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November 2008 Live Tasting-Final Poll

Which distillery should be tasted in November 2008?

Poll ended at Thu Oct 23, 2008 4:02 am

Bowmore
7
15%
Glenfarclas
9
19%
Springbank
11
23%
November 14
1
2%
November 15
2
4%
November 21
4
9%
November 22
2
4%
November 28
1
2%
November 29
10
21%
 
Total votes : 47

November 2008 Live Tasting-Final Poll

Postby Ganga » Mon Oct 13, 2008 4:02 am

Ok, ladies and gents it is time to select the distillery for November 2008 as well as the date of the function. Choose one distillery and one date.

Also, with all the holidays do we want a December Live Tasting?
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Re: November 2008 Live Tasting-Final Poll

Postby Dram fine idea » Mon Oct 13, 2008 2:42 pm

Bowmore, 29 Nov.

I would vote for a December tasting - Sat 13th Dec. I would like to propose Lagavulin. What a way to end the tasting year! Yum yum.
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Re: November 2008 Live Tasting-Final Poll

Postby Willie JJ » Mon Oct 13, 2008 2:57 pm

Springbank on the 29th.

Cragganmore for December
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Re: November 2008 Live Tasting-Final Poll

Postby Sherried Malt » Mon Oct 13, 2008 2:59 pm

Springbank is tied for the lead! :thumbsup:

And a December tasting sounds great if held early enough in the month... Let's nominate nice full-bodied holiday drams!
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Re: November 2008 Live Tasting-Final Poll

Postby Wave » Mon Oct 13, 2008 7:23 pm

Glenfarclas for the 22nd

Longmorn for December


Cheers!
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Re: November 2008 Live Tasting-Final Poll

Postby Spirit of Islay » Mon Oct 13, 2008 9:07 pm

C'mon Farclas !
29th Nov.....
(if the highly over rated Springbank wins can i drink Longrow ? :P )
Brora for December
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Re: November 2008 Live Tasting-Final Poll

Postby Ras Mazunga » Mon Oct 13, 2008 10:38 pm

Spirit of Islay wrote:C'mon Farclas !
29th Nov.....
(if the highly over rated Springbank wins can i drink Longrow ? :P )
Brora for December


Maybe I can send you some samples without labels so you can taste blind and see for yourself what a good whisky Springbank is.
:)

Only had the regular 10 sofar and I loved it. It was gone in a few weeks. Normally I put the last 10cl in a sample bottle, this one didn't make it that far.
It is a good idea to add Longrow (and Hazelburn) to the list I don't expect to have seperate tastings for these anyway soon.
Probably I'll open a Vintage 2007 edtion 1, ob 15 and a Longrow CV.

Brora next? Ok, I 'll would like to buy a few. Any suggestions in the 30-50 euro range.
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Re: November 2008 Live Tasting-Final Poll

Postby Spirit of Islay » Tue Oct 14, 2008 8:59 pm

Ras Mazunga wrote:
Maybe I can send you some samples without labels so you can taste blind and see for yourself what a good whisky Springbank is.

Good idea ! I haven't got the Winter Screen wash in yet......
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Re: November 2008 Live Tasting-Final Poll

Postby Ganga » Tue Oct 14, 2008 11:20 pm

Sure I can setup a December Tasting. I agree that if held it should be about mid-month. Nominate away.

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Re: November 2008 Live Tasting-Final Poll

Postby Muskrat Portage » Thu Oct 16, 2008 2:27 am

Glenfarcli on the 21st.

I only have one Springbank so it would be a short tasting for Musky if I'd voted for that distillery.

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Re: November 2008 Live Tasting-Final Poll

Postby Ryguy » Thu Oct 16, 2008 1:41 pm

Very close race here, there's still time to vote everyone!! :thumbsup: :thumbsup:
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Re: November 2008 Live Tasting-Final Poll

Postby Ganga » Thu Oct 16, 2008 10:37 pm

Yes indeed Ryan. I may get to be the tie breaker. :wink:
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Re: November 2008 Live Tasting-Final Poll

Postby Ryguy » Sat Oct 18, 2008 9:27 pm

Ganga wrote:Yes indeed Ryan. I may get to be the tie breaker. :wink:


Hmmm.....just also realized I haven't voted yet. Any suggestions anyone.... 8) 8)
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Re: November 2008 Live Tasting-Final Poll

Postby Ganga » Sat Oct 18, 2008 11:22 pm

Yes Ryan. Choose either Bowmore, Glenfarclas or Springbank. :shock: :D
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Re: November 2008 Live Tasting-Final Poll

Postby Ras Mazunga » Sun Oct 19, 2008 1:01 am

Springbank for November, Glenfarclas for christmas.
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Re: November 2008 Live Tasting-Final Poll

Postby Ganga » Tue Oct 21, 2008 5:15 pm

Just a friendly little reminder that the poll closes on Wednesday. Close vote thus far.
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Re: November 2008 Live Tasting-Final Poll

Postby LagaDrinker » Tue Oct 21, 2008 6:56 pm

Spring bank for the 29th! I woukd definately like a December live tasting too.
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Re: November 2008 Live Tasting-Final Poll

Postby Ryguy » Wed Oct 22, 2008 4:41 pm

OK so I finally voted with Springbank, and the 29th works for me as far as I know.

Still about 12 hours to vote everyone, before the poll closes. :D :D
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Re: November 2008 Live Tasting-Final Poll

Postby Ras Mazunga » Wed Oct 22, 2008 5:10 pm

Come on guys, vote for Springbank.
Glenfarclas is more a christmas drink so let's taste that one in December... :)
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Re: November 2008 Live Tasting-Final Poll

Postby Wave » Wed Oct 22, 2008 6:03 pm

Ras Mazunga wrote:Come on guys, vote for Springbank.
Glenfarclas is more a christmas drink so let's taste that one in December... :)

I quite agree Ras, specially since it looks like the 29th is going to end up as the tasting date. I'll be back on the midnight shift on the 27th and I'll have no chance for this tasting. :(

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Re: November 2008 Live Tasting-Final Poll

Postby Ganga » Wed Oct 22, 2008 9:23 pm

Seven hours to go and Springbank inches forward.

Since the membership has decided that we will do a monthly tasting in December, I will get the poll up and running for December following the Ardbeg tasting. Why so quickly? Well, we will likely want the tasting around the 13th of December because of all the holiday activity. I have included Glenfarclas into the December vote as it seems it is thought of as a Christmas dram. Should it make a comeback, I will remove it from the choices.

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Re: November 2008 Live Tasting-Final Poll

Postby Ryguy » Wed Oct 22, 2008 9:27 pm

Please add Bruichladdich for December, if you would kind sir. :D :D
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Re: November 2008 Live Tasting-Final Poll

Postby Ganga » Thu Oct 23, 2008 3:33 pm

Springbank it is for November 29. Now let us know what you will be dramming. :)
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Re: November 2008 Live Tasting-Final Poll

Postby Ryguy » Fri Nov 14, 2008 4:32 pm

Ganga wrote:Springbank it is for November 29. Now let us know what you will be dramming. :)


Yes indeed. Springbank it is for Nov 29th. Mark it down everyone! :thumbsup: :thumbsup: :thumbsup:

So far I have lined up the following samples...Springer 10yo Batch 1 (Thx to Jobi), Springer 10yo Batch 2 (thx to Nick), and also a Binny's Springer 10yo 1997. :D
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Re: November 2008 Live Tasting-Final Poll

Postby Ganga » Fri Nov 14, 2008 5:32 pm

I've got some stuff lined up as well. OMC 10 (can't remember the source), HB 12 for PA-port pipes, and one other that escapes me at the moment.

I may be out of town for personal reasons that weekend but I will post some thoughts when I return.
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Re: November 2008 Live Tasting-Final Poll

Postby Ryguy » Fri Nov 14, 2008 5:45 pm

lawschooldrunk wrote:never had a springbank...


Never ever???? We'll have to remedy that. :thumbsup: :thumbsup:
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Re: November 2008 Live Tasting-Final Poll

Postby Spirit of Islay » Sat Nov 15, 2008 6:34 pm

lawschooldrunk wrote:never had a springbank...


Lucky You ! :twisted: :lol:
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Re: November 2008 Live Tasting-Final Poll

Postby TheTross » Sat Nov 15, 2008 8:43 pm

Have a dribble of Batch 1, some 10yo 100 proof and a sample of 21 here. Unless Longrow's included, as then I'd also be able to bring a Longrow CV to the table.
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Re: November 2008 Live Tasting-Final Poll

Postby Ganga » Fri Nov 21, 2008 3:59 am

Only a few days left to get your Springbanks organized ladies and gents. I look forward to seeing what all of you come up with.
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