April 2014

Summary of the

Dwyer’s Pub Scotch Club

April 27th, 2014 Meeting

Meeting # 52-  In Attendance/preferred whisky:

          Deb Barbour(m): Glen GariochBruichladdich; Geoff Boulden(m): Laphroaig;  Kim Boulden(m): Laphroaig; Ashley Cadenhead(m): Laphroaig;  Cooter Davis(m): observer;  David Duke(m): Laphroaig;  Dan Emanuele(m): Glen Garioch;  Carol Farrar(m): Glen Garioch;  Bruce Galley(m): Glen Garioch;  Bill Gworek(m): Laphroaig;  Bob Koralewski(m): Glen Garioch;  Randolph Kent(m): Laphroaig;  Brian Mangus(m): Laphroaig; Paul Manly(m): Laphroaig;  Michael Morse(m): Laphroaig;  Tony Peters(m): Laphroaig;  Dennis Piatkowski: Laphroaig;  Bonnie Pierce(m): observer;  Stephanie Pierce(m): Glen Garioch;  Eric Samulski(m): Glen Garioch;  Keith Sexton(m): Laphroaig;  Becky Smith-Davis(m): Glen Garioch;  Aaron Wagner(m): Glen Garioch.


Topic/Theme: women in whisky.

Whiskies tasted:  Cardhu 12yr(Elizabeth Cummings), Laphroaig 10yr(Besie Williamson), and Glen Garioch 1797 Founder’s Reserve.

Famous Scotsman: Thomas Dempster, prepared and presented by Dan Emanuele.

Covered in the news:  Scottish whisky concerns with Scottish independence, Australia complies with the SWA and puts “certification trademarks” on scotch, Wolfburn fills its 1,000 cask, Speyburn unveils £4 million expansion plans, Isle of Harris set to get a distillery, Expasion of Mortlach, and Forty Creek is sold.

Back to Basics-  N/A.

50/50 winner: Brian Mangus $42

Old Business: n/a.

New Business:

  1. Join us for Spirit of Toronto May 3rd!
  2. May is our annual “dinner and a movie”.  The meeting is May 18th.  Reservations are required for the meal.  The meal will consist of smoked Polish sausage, pierogies, roasted apples, and Irish cream cookies for dessert.



See ya in May,

Keith S.

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