July 2010

Summary of the

Dwyer’s Pub Scotch Club

July 18th, 2010 meeting

In Attendance-preferred scotch:

     Eric Cochrane(m):Glen Grant; Mike Farrell(m): Glen Grant; Gary Flatt: Chivas Regal; Mike Gancasz(m): Glen Grant; Duncan Hollinger: Undecided1; Marcia Jones(m): Chivas Regal; Monte Jones(m): Chivas Regal; Paul Manly(m): Strathisla; Rich O’Grady(m): Glen Grant; Tommy Oberlander(m): Strathisla; Mike Peters: Strathisla; Bonnie Pierce- observer; Stephanie Pierce- observer; Dylan Pusateri: Glen Grant; Elaine Ronge: Glen Grant; Keith Sexton(m): Glen Grant; Becky Smith-Davis:Undecided2; Daryl St. Onge(m): Strathisla


Undecided1= undecided between Chivas and Strathisla

Undecided2= undecided between Chivas and Glen Grant


Topic/Theme: The Chivas Regal connection.

Scotches Tasted: Strathisla 12 yr., Glen Grant 10 yr., Chivas Regal 12 yr.

Famous Scotsman: Sir David Brewster, presented by Keith S.

Covered in the news:  Talisker Bounty boat completes Captain Bligh’s 4,000 mile voyage, Chivas Regal introduces “Age Matters” campaign.

Scotch Term- “Age Statement” 

Back To Basics- Attendees took a survey related to Chivas Regal’s “Age Matters” campaign.  3 people believed the age statement to be the oldest whisky in the bottle, 6 people believed the age statement to be the average age of the whisky in the bottle, and 6 people correctly figured the age statement to be the age of the youngest whisky in the bottle.

Old Business:  n/a

New Business:

1.       Bottles will be passed around while tasting for attendees to view.

2.       All attendees will be actively encouraged to share their nosing and tasting opinions.

3.       A “Back To Basics” segment will be added to each meeting (see “Back To Basics” above).

4.       September’s meeting will be September 19th.  (August meeting is Aug. 15)



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