August 2013

Summary of the

Dwyer’s Pub Scotch Club

August 18th, 2013 Meeting

Meeting # 44-  In Attendance/preferred whisky:

           Ayoub Abboud: Balvenie;  Mack Argentieri(m): Glenfiddich;  Deb Barbour(m): Balvenie;  Geoff Boulden(m): Balvenie;  Kim Boulden(m): Balvenie;  Eric Cochrane(m): Glenfiddich; Rik Crosby(m): Glenfiddich;  Cooter Davis: observer;  David Duke(m): Glenfiddich; Gabe DiMaio(m): Balvenie; Dan Emanuele(m): Balvenie;  Carol Farrar(m): Balvenie;  Ernie Forkey: Glenfiddich;  Bruce Galley(m): Balvenie;   Dale Herbert: Glenfiddich;  Bob Koralewski(m): Monkey Shoulder  Brian Mangus(m): Balvenie;  Paul Manly(m): Balvenie; Tom McQueen(m): Monkey Shoulder; Mike Miller(m): Balvenie;  Mike Morse: Balvenie;  Kelly Oberlander(observer);  Tommy Oberlander(m): Glenfiddich;  Mike Peters(m): Balvenie;  Tony Peters(m): Balvenie;  Bonnie Pierce(m): observer;  Stephanie Pierce(m): Balvenie;  Rami Qarmout: Glenfiddich;  Eric Samulski(m): Balvenie;  Keith Sexton(m): Glenfiddich; Becky Smith-Davis(m): Balvenie;  D.J. Van Dewater: Balvenie.


Topic/Theme: The whiskies of William Grant & Sons. Also, Erik and Gustafson, owners of A Gust of Sun Winery in Cambria stopped by to present some of their wines and give us some intriguing insight into their business.

Whiskies tasted:  Glenfiddich 15yr, Balvenie 17yr Doublewood, and Monkey Shoulder.

Famous Scotsman: Eric Liddell, presented by Keith S.

Covered in the news:  Auchentoshan releases Virgin Oak, and Free trade for scotch whisky in Latin America.

Back to Basics- Blended Malt.

50/50 winner: Eric Gustafson $86

Old Business: n/a.

New Business:

  1. Next meeting is September 15th.
Until we meet in September, Slainte!- Keith
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