November 2011

Summary of the

Dwyer’s Pub Scotch Club

November 13th, 2011 meeting

In Attendance-preferred whisky:

      Deb Barbour(m): Lagavulin 12; Bill Boulden: Jura 10; Geoff Boulden(m): Lagavulin 12; David Duke(m): Lagavulin 12; Jason Elliott: ---; Bruce Galley: Lagavulin 12; Brendan Gilbert: Lagavulin 12; Duncan Hollinger(m): unknown; Bob Koralewski(m): Lagavulin 12; Paul Manly(m): Lagavulin 12; Andy Martone: unknown; Tom McQueen: Jura 10; Dan Murphy: Lagavulin 12; Lilian Parnofiello(m): Oban 14;  Mike Peters(m): Oban 14; Tony Peters(m): Oban 14; Bonnie Pierce(m)(observer); Stephanie Pierce(m): Jura 10; James Rayburg: unknown;  Keith Sexton(m): Jura 10.


Topic/Theme: Maritime Malts.

Scotches/Whiskies Tasted: Isle of Jura 10yr, Lagavulin 12yr(2009), and Oban 14yr.

Special guest: Dan Murphy, author of Nickel City Drafts: A Drinking History of Buffalo, New York.  Dan shared some fun facts and details on his book, and sold autographed copies.

Famous Scotsman: brewer Alexander Keith.

Covered in the news:  Whyte & MacKay run social media contest for hidden Shackleton whisky; Scotch Whisky Association slams alcohol free whisky product as illegal; and soon to be released is Scotch whisky in a can!

Back to Basics- N/A.

50/50 winner: Dan Murphy- $46.

Old Business:  N/A.

New Business:

1.       Dec. meeting/xmas party is Dec 11th. The sign up sheet is going around.

2.       Congrats to Tom McQueen and Bill Boulden- our newest members.

        Until we meet in December,   Slainte!-  Keith S.

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