November 2012

Summary of the

Dwyer’s Pub Scotch Club

November 18th, 2012 Meeting

Meeting # 35-  In Attendance/preferred whisky:

       David Balcom: G&M HP8; Deb Barbour(m): new B12; Randy Biehl: old B12; Ron Biehl: new B12; Geoff Boulden(m): new B12; Rik Crosby(m): new B12; Cooter Davis(m)(observer); David Duke(m): new B12; Mike Ganzcas(m): old B12; Matt Hayden: old B12;  Bob Koralewski(m): new B15; Paul Manly(m): new B12; Tom McQueen(m): new B12; Patrick Merritt(observer); Jason Mueller: old B12; Mike Peters(m) new B12; Tony Peters(m): new B12; Bonnie Pierce(m)(observer); Stephanie Pierce(m): new B12; Keith Sexton(m): new B12; Becky Smith-Davis(m): new B12; Daryl St. Onge(m): old B12; Bryan Villers: old B12.


Topic/Theme:  Burns-Stewart Part 1 

Scotches/Whiskies Tasted:  The “old” Bunnahabhain 12yr (40abv, chill-filtered), the “new and improved” Bunnahabhain 12yr (46abv, unchill-filtered), and Gordon & MacPhail’s Highland Park 8yr.

Famous Scotsman: Robert Watson-Watt, presented by Keith S.

Covered in the news:  Diageo buys majority stake in United Spirits, car fuel to be made from whisky by-product, and toddler drinks scotch at restaurant in Swansea.

Back to Basics- chill filtering.

50/50 winner: Bonnie Pierce- $40.

Old Business: Marc Laverdiere has verbally committed to coming back in 2014 for a Macallan tasting.

New Business:

  1. Email sign up sheet for the x-mas party will be coming soon.
  2. X-mas party/meeting is Dec 2.

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

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