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All Grain Brewing / Re: IPA question
« on: April 26, 2011, 11:51:14 AM »

I live on the island of Grenada, West Indies...


Total change of subject, I just gotta say I had an amazing vacation on Grenada a few years ago.

The Pub / Re: beer is not good enough
« on: April 26, 2011, 07:42:05 AM »
I'm always amazed that the British people are willing to pay for all that royal nonsense. These Kings and Queens and whatnot sound really expensive.

The Pub / Re: Watcha plantin' this spring?
« on: April 25, 2011, 10:00:23 AM »
Haven't gotten a chance to plant anything yet but the lettuce and arugula I put in last year is still going strong. I didn't know it was such a rugged plant.

The Pub / Re: No Politics, just the news
« on: April 25, 2011, 09:57:33 AM »

If you can't afford a doctor, go to an airport - you'll get a free x-ray and a breast exam, and if you mention Al Qaeda, you'll get a free colonoscopy.

The Pub / Re: No Politics, just the news
« on: April 25, 2011, 08:07:58 AM »
This is why I drive or just stay home.

Commercial Beer Reviews / Re: Ommegang Three Philosopher's
« on: April 21, 2011, 04:16:56 PM »
This one was never one of my favorites.  Despite the blending, it seems to lack the complexity of a simpler Trappist dubbed.  I also don't think it ages very well... the year prominently displayed on the labeling seems to encourage vertical tastings that always disappoint.

The brewery is fun to visit, however.

The Pub / Re: Man, work is p!$$!ng me off.
« on: April 21, 2011, 07:53:23 AM »
Depends on what kind of job it is and your personality. I know a few people who have their own business. A bunch of them are far from rich and are really struggling to make as much as they did working for the man. Like anything else, it's a trade off.

Pimp My System / Re: My setup:
« on: April 19, 2011, 07:53:32 AM »
Wow. That is a really nice setup ya got there.

Equipment and Software / Re: Hops "Plants"
« on: April 15, 2011, 11:09:18 AM »
I've had hop plants that were spreading out pretty far in my last yard, about 3 or 4 feet from the original rhizome. It was fine with me, I just put a bigger fence around them, but you could also just mow over what you don't want.

The Pub / Re: What's the Weather Like Where You Are?
« on: February 27, 2011, 05:27:20 PM »
Ahh I remember the days in my youth when the power would go out for a week. We had a gas stove and a wood stove so all are our friends in the neighborhood would come over for dinner. The little store down the road would give away ice cream before it could melt. In my memory it happened at least once a winter.

Oh man this is why I bought a generator to hook up to the main electrical panel. Last February we lost power for two days. No heat. I do not want to do that again.

General Homebrew Discussion / Re: Summertime Lagers
« on: February 19, 2011, 03:05:41 PM »
Oh man now that I have a second fridge it's going to be the summer of George! er, lagers!

The Pub / Re: So I got myself an e-cigarette
« on: January 24, 2011, 01:02:56 PM »
The patch does not smell good at all when it burns.

All Things Food / Re: Hot Wings?
« on: December 27, 2010, 12:51:47 PM »

Fried wings with hot sauce = Buffalo Wings.

Oven baked wings marinated in hot sauce = Jersey Turnpike Wings.


I grew up in Buffalo. Wings are deep fried.

Another good alternative for the summer is grilled wings. Get them good and cooked, then dump in to a tub of melted butter and hot sauce. Shake to coat, then eat.

The Pub / Re: What's the Weather Like Where You Are?
« on: December 11, 2010, 03:03:38 PM »
Snowed last night and 19 this morning but tomorrow 52 and rain. Got the tree today.

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