MARCH 2010

Summary of the

Dwyer’s Pub Scotch Club

March 21st, 2010 meeting




Preferred Scotch

Keith Sexton

Laphroaig 10 yr.

Tommy Oberlander

Laphroaig 10 yr.

Mike Wilson

Laphroaig 10 yr.

Phil Allport

Black Bottle

Peter Scott

Laphroaig 10 yr.

Jeff Banks

Black Bottle

Ryan Few

Black Bottle

Dave Larson

Laphroaig 10 yr.

Mike Farrell

Black Bottle

Jeff Hy

Black Bottle

Brian McEachon

Black Bottle

Paul Manly

Laphroaig 10 yr.

Topics: Learn a little about the Island of Islay, and what makes scotch from Islay so unique.

Scotches Tasted: Famous Grouse, Black Bottle (nas), Laphroaig 10 yr.

Famous Scotsman: John Muir, provided by Brian M.

Covered in the news: Scotland’s minimum pricing debate, Test marketing of Johnnie Walker Double Black, Gordon & McPhail release Mortlach 70 yr. old,  Kilchoman distillery- a new distillery on Islay, The return of Cardhu  single malt to the U.S. market.

Scotch term- Age Statement

Old Business:

1. Review of Single malt/vatted malt/blended whisky.

2.  Review the 4 Scotch producing regions of Islay.

3.  If the Sabres play the EVENING of April 18th, the April meeting will shift to April 25th.

4.  Shared Malt Advocate editor John Hansell’s recollection of his first acquaintance with Scotch whisky.

New Business:

1.  Plan for expensive whisky at year’s end- Dave Larson will purchase it, and the rest of us will pay him 5$for a dram.

2.  Dave Larson has been named DPSC treasurer.

3.  Plans for those interested in attending the Spirit of Toronto.

4.  May’s meeting is May 16th. (April’s is April 18).


Happy Birthday, Tommy!


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