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James811
06-10-2011, 04:24 PM
What types of port do you guys like? Wanting to get into a drink as well as cigars as a lot of people do the whisky thing but It's not my cuppa but I do like port, any recommendations or suggestions would be greatly appreciated

SmokeyDave
06-10-2011, 05:43 PM
Taylors Tawny port is my favourite , 10 or 20 year old.

Though I wouldn't class my knowledge of Port to be vast, I've only tried the mainstream brands.

Mark3142
06-10-2011, 06:59 PM
I like anything by Taylors. A nice easy to drink port. Made an arse of myself in the Sgt's Mess a few years ago by drinking best part of a bottle. And then swigging the the next glass down and it went down the wrong hole so to speak. It was ejected at a rapid rate of knots. Unfortunately my Coy Comd was stood directly in front of me. And took the full brunt of it. But a bottle of Taylors on his desk the next day sorted it all out.

Avoid Cockburns and the like.Cheap horrible port

James811
06-10-2011, 07:05 PM
Ok thanks very much for the response. I was going to try Taylors. I might just have to give it a go now

CloseEmBoth
06-10-2011, 08:00 PM
Taylors Late Bottled Vintage, or my favorite a Taylors 10 Yr old Tawny (about 20 from Tesco's) are both ok, but my favorite is a Fonseca, I am eying up a bottle of 1971 Fonseca for Christmas from the wife.......although she does not know it yet:tongue:

Smallclub
06-10-2011, 11:44 PM
Is Port still popular in your side of the Channel? In France it's completely out of fashion these days; it's often seen as a drink for old people… everybody drinks single malt whiskies (France is the 2nd biggest market for the scottish nectar).
I love single malt but to me a good port is one the best pairing with a strong cigar… alas my knowledge in port is very limited…

Cigar-aficionado
07-10-2011, 07:22 AM
Another vote for Taylors and you could also try the Otima ports as they are also really good

senor_robusto
07-10-2011, 09:59 PM
dow's master blend (500ml bottle around a fiver in tesco) or dow's midnight port (6 asda)!!! also, fonseca orotima are hard to beat (both readily available in asda, teco, sainsbury's)!!!

alex

whisky77
08-10-2011, 06:59 AM
You can`t go wrong with a LBV from Grahams or Taylors.Both very nice with a cigar. You might also want to consider Glenmorangie finished in Quinta Rubana, which is first class with a cigar.:rock:

James811
08-10-2011, 04:29 PM
Ok thanks guys, will have a look around for some of the ones you have mentioned :41:

James811
19-10-2011, 01:56 PM
People do say its for old peiple small club but I like it so it doesn't bother me lol, same with cigars and pipes and I do that :)

Seriesteve
19-10-2011, 06:33 PM
Tonight's choice was a Taylors Crusted Port 2003 a Gold Medal winner Mmmm
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whisky77
19-10-2011, 07:24 PM
Currently drinking the 2004 Taylors LBV with a small Boli RE. The port is a very good match for the Boli. :smile:

Stevieboy
19-10-2011, 07:42 PM
....with a small Boli RE
Would that be those gorgeous Canadian RE Whisk?

Mark3142
20-10-2011, 08:55 AM
Crusted Port, This has been mentioned to me a short while ago but I haven't found any yet. Is it worth the hunt to get a bottle in?

SmokeyDave
20-10-2011, 09:06 AM
Oooh a Taylors I've yet to try, time to get a hunting :smile:

SmokeyDave
20-10-2011, 12:12 PM
Just back from a lunchtime run to Tesco, Taylor's Late Bottled Vintage on offer there for 7.17 a bottle!

LongPhi
28-10-2011, 09:53 AM
Tonight's choice was a Taylors Crusted Port 2003 a Gold Medal winner Mmmm
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Your photos appear as Graham?

Crusted Port, This has been mentioned to me a short while ago but I haven't found any yet. Is it worth the hunt to get a bottle in?
Graham crusted port is my favourite - the one in Steve picture. Really nice and smooth, probably need to decant thou.