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  1. alam Apr 28, 2015

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    a Whale Pale Ale, from a local brew while in some dark alley around Seoul.. :)
     
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  2. Archer Omega Qualified Watchmaker Apr 28, 2015

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    Will be spending some time in TO this summer - various concerts and I have friends competing in the Pan Am Games, so will be there for sure to watch them. Haven't eaten at Mill St. yet, but if I don't eat all my lunches at Caplansky's (smoked meat is a big draw for me...as is their split pea soup! :thumbsup:), I might hit the distillery district. I haven't been down there in a quite a few years - last watch GTG I went to was held at a small café there actually.

    Cheers, Al
     
  3. STANDY schizophrenic pizza orderer and watch collector Apr 28, 2015

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    No chance to get local rum yet so
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  4. ulackfocus Apr 28, 2015

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    I think this is a bargain at less than $20.

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  5. AAAKK First listing in the ΩF B2B phone book Apr 28, 2015

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    Any experience with the 2009? My local store doesn't have the 2007 but does have the 2009. Would like to give it a try.
     
  6. ulackfocus Apr 28, 2015

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    I was going to try that next. The 2007 is a little sweet with a lot of berry flavor, which works for me since it has similar characteristics to my favorite year of vintage port: '85.
     
  7. AAAKK First listing in the ΩF B2B phone book Apr 28, 2015

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    I don't have a lot of experience with port but you've got me interested. Definitely going to give the 2009 a try. Been really focused on malbecs and cabs out of Argentina and Chile for the past few years. So many good value wines from those regions.
     
  8. alam Apr 29, 2015

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    if you insist.. a 2009, Pascual Toso, Argentine Cabarnet Sauvignon - a freeby at the club lounge :)
     
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  9. Wetworks Apr 30, 2015

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  10. Traveler Apr 30, 2015

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    image.jpg Manhattans - lots of them
     
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  11. alam Apr 30, 2015

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    Packing and bringing this bottle with me, I have not seen this blend on the shelves back home...
     
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  12. AAAKK First listing in the ΩF B2B phone book May 1, 2015

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    Inspired by ulackfocus and his 2007, I've ventured out of my cab/malbec comfort zone with this 2010 Fladgate port. Glad I did, fantastic with some smoked cheddar.

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  13. ulackfocus May 1, 2015

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    Nicely done! 2010 is a damn good year for LBV port and burgundy. :thumbsup: Might have to snag a bottle of that along with the 2009 to see which is rack-worthy.
     
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  14. SeanO May 2, 2015

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    every time I see Cap'n Morgan I have flashbacks to a swim-thru 3 days in Mombasa...... ::puke::::shy::
     
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  15. STANDY schizophrenic pizza orderer and watch collector May 2, 2015

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    On to local stuff now
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  16. Matty01 Port Adelaide's No.1 Fan May 2, 2015

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    Dont feel embarrassed, quality sparking is bloody awesome. I spent 2 weeks in March in Germany, France and Italy looking for sparklings to import into Australia. I love red wine and Scotch but quality sparking is bloody awesome too...
     
  17. Matty01 Port Adelaide's No.1 Fan May 2, 2015

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    90% of taste comes from the olfactory nerve which is the only nerve in the brain that has an alternative terminus outside of the brain (i think) ... plus by whacking it in your hands and rubbingyou are
    adding your own oils and scents to the mix
    heating the whisky whichwill release more aromatic volatiles...
     
  18. Matty01 Port Adelaide's No.1 Fan May 2, 2015

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    A magnum
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  19. Archer Omega Qualified Watchmaker May 2, 2015

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    My wife picked this up while in the states this past week for me, so I had a taste last night. Unlike the "regular" Grand Marnier, this uses much better quality Cognacs, and is more intense orange, with a lot less sweetness.

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    Not something I want all the time, but occasionally it's nice with a bit of good quality chocolate...
     
  20. Darlinboy Pratts! Will I B******S!!! May 2, 2015

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    That sounds pretty good to me. Haven't had this, but will give it a try.