anyways..let me know what sounds good....
i am bringing up a lot of samples....!
There is officially 5 of us going up for the event now. I think Riannon owes me something after I sold 4 more tickets for her...haha.
I'll let you know about Friday Randall...
randall fairbrook wrote:oh yeah...i am bringing up a bottle of the harvestioun ola dubh..well..three of them, the 12, 16 and 30..aged in highland park casks....for you...were you able to get a few bottles of the ardbeg ale thing for me?...anyways..i am excited!...
I have one of each of the Brewdog's for you. Batch 5 (Glen Moray), Batch 8 (Bowmore) and Batch 9 (Ardbeg). I still gotta work on my buddy to go up with me since my SUV is not very easy to park up there. He has a small car!
i am heading out into the city now, mikey and tim, you both have my number......not sure when is a good time to meet or we all can agree on edinburgh castle.....the fish and chips are served until 11......soooo..i will suggest meeting there at...8?
if that is ok then someone give me call and let me know...
yes, 'twas a good tasting, nice to see tim and his friends and mikey..there were some cute gals there..oh and some good malt...mikey thanks for the heads up, the serendipity was serendipitous to try...
sorry i left without finding you guys but this gal called and wanted to meet and well, you know how that goes...
alchemist springbank 10 yr port matured
alchemist highland park 15
bowmore 18 yr
compass box peat monster
compass box hedonism
glenmorangie quinta ruban
mackillop's choice caol ila 1979 cask strength
and i cannot find the paper listing some others...i know one was a brora from the 70's and then and old caol ila and then an old port ellen.......guys...refresh my memory...it was all at one table and one was in a neat old style decanter...
thank you mikey for all the great tastes and samples and you tim for the benriach and st george and samples...it was a very nice nice weekend i just wish i was not sick..i am barely getting over it now...
The show, I believe, was tremendous! For my first show, I was more than satisfied with all of the exhibitors and whiskies, especially the Glenrothes 1979. I had a great opportunity to pair some food with different beverages, and the people at the tables were more than conversational.
I spent a great deal of time at the Laphroaig, JW and Ardbeg booths, much to the chagrin, I'm sure, of the sober guys pouring. I believe it was Simon Brooking (memory a bit hazy) that was a great host at the table, and the guy at JW knew his stuff to no end. The Ardbeg guys were hired hands, but I must commend the main guy for putting up with me. Great lad!
I did find out that I should have poured more whisky into the pour buckets because I got entirely too drunk for my own good. I began to ramble on when talking to people, and I have learned from this show to be a little more aware of finishing the samples.
I had to help "coax" a bad drunk from behind the Johnnie Walker and Bulleit tables since he wasn't getting the message from one of the Bulleit ladies. I later found out he was escorted off of the boat, and I believe he was going behind the table to get some JWBlue.
I am extrememly satisfied with my experience at the show, and the four friends that accompanied me were also glad they went.
Thanks Ms. Walsh for an unforgettable night.
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