Summary of the

Dwyer’s Pub Scotch Club

October 10th, 2010 meeting

In Attendance-preferred whisky:

     Gary Ashby(m): Highland Park 12yr; Deb Barbour: Scapa 16yr; Eric Cochrane(m): Highland Park 12yr; Chris Emminger: Scapa 16yr.; Mike Ganczas(m): Scapa 16yr.; Sarah Hanley: Scapa 16yr.;  Duncan Hollinger(m): Highland Park 12yr.; Bob K: Scapa 16yr.; Dave Larson(m): Highland Park 12yr.; Paul Manly(m): Highland Park 12 yr.; Tommy Oberlander(m): Scapa 16yr.; Mike Peters(m): Scapa 16yr.;  Bonnie Pierce(m)(observer); Stephanie Pierce(m); Eric Samulski(m): Highland Park 12 yr.; Keith Sexton(m) Highland Park 12 yr.; Daryl St. Onge(m): Scapa 16yr.; Kelly Vanderlinde (observer).


Topic/Theme: Getting to know Orkney.

Scotches/Whiskies Tasted: Highland Park 12yr., Scapa 16yr., and Speyburn Bradan Orach.

Famous Scotsmen: William Burke, William Hare, and Deacon Brodie.

Covered in the news:  

Highland Park releases 50 yr old whisky http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VHfbeBAK9kQ,

 Diageo opens distillery in Roseisle, and

 Old Pulteney announces their “row to the pole”.  http://www.rowtothepole.com 

Back to Basics- Congeners and the nose.

Old Business:  N/A

New Business:

1.       November’s meeting will be November 14th.  

2.       December’s meeting will be December 5th. For our Christmas meeting (Dec. 5th), our goal is to have half the attendees bring a dish, the other half bring a bottle of scotch, and musicians need only bring their instruments.

3.       Congrats to Gary Ashby, Bonnie Pierce, and Steph Pierce- all are now official members. This earns you a swift kick in the ass  hearty handshake.

4.       Anyone interested in joining the ride to the Third Thursday Club in Rochester, email me at dwyerspubscotchclub@yahoo.com.  We’ll be making the drive to Rochester on Thursday, Oct 21, at 5:00pm.    http://thirdthursdayclub.org

Until November,


Keith S.


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