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Title: RIP Don Younger
Post by: denny on February 01, 2011, 02:14:12 AM
I never had the pleasure of meeting Don, but his reputation was huge.  He kinda put the "Beer" in Beervana.  Hoist one for a man who helped make the PNW beer scene what it is today.

http://blog.oregonlive.com/thebeerhere/2011/01/legtendary_publican_don_younge.html
Title: Re: RIP Don Younger
Post by: oscarvan on February 01, 2011, 02:41:32 AM
First I hear of him, but sounds like he was a card..... fair winds Don.
Title: Re: RIP Don Younger
Post by: Hokerer on February 01, 2011, 02:47:26 AM
Wow, he was just the cover of Beer Advocate mag a few issues back.  RIP.
Title: Re: RIP Don Younger
Post by: euge on February 01, 2011, 02:48:32 AM
I'll raise one tonight. Wish we could have raised one together.

RIP Mr Younger.
Title: Re: RIP Don Younger
Post by: boulderbrewer on February 01, 2011, 03:10:03 AM
Good to see he lived his life his way!

Prost!
Title: Re: RIP Don Younger
Post by: tom on February 01, 2011, 04:17:19 AM
And we're going to Portland next weekend, bummer.
Title: Re: RIP Don Younger
Post by: tschmidlin on February 01, 2011, 05:03:48 AM
I was fortunate enough to have met Don several times, most notably a few years back we hoisted several pints together at the Rogue pub in Newport OR, and then we ran into each other again the next day for more beers at Siletz Brewing just up the road.  Talking to him was a real treat, he'll be missed. :(
Title: Re: RIP Don Younger
Post by: boulderbrewer on February 03, 2011, 05:23:00 AM
I guess we have to make a choice on how we live, Don chose his lot with live strong and hard to finish with a WOW that was fricken fun.
God bless all of you that have met him and have been inspired by him. If you have never met him may you be inspired by his life, chose how you want to live but don't deny Don's life as he choose his way out, Honor a Man who had the balls to say FU to life! These are my terms.

God Bless the soul of Don.