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The Pub / This week in history....
« on: August 13, 2010, 11:36:44 AM »
1968, The Jimi Hendrix Experience performs their instrumental version of the "Star Spangled Banner" for the first time in concert ... a year later, Hendrix will perform it at Woodstock ...

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The Pub / A real sign...
« on: August 13, 2010, 10:29:37 AM »
A road sign in Albuquerque.  Credit where it's due, I found this on the Brew Bros. board.  But it just appeals to the hippie in me....


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The Pub / Happy International Beer Day!
« on: August 05, 2010, 09:18:29 AM »
Damn, if I had known earlier, I would have taken the day off!

http://internationalbeerday.com/about/

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The Pub / July 25, 1965
« on: July 23, 2010, 11:49:39 AM »

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General Homebrew Discussion / Congrats, Majorvices!
« on: July 23, 2010, 11:46:07 AM »
For those who haven't seen it on another board, Keith is just about to get his brewery open and make some beer!  Way to go, man!  Maybe post some pics over here?

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General Homebrew Discussion / Maybe I could change my mind...
« on: July 23, 2010, 11:22:23 AM »
I've always said that there's no way I'd want to be a commercial brewer, but maybe I could be persuaded.  My good friend and old homebrew buddy, Nate Sampson, has been the brewer at Eugene City Brewery (our Rogue local) for about a year now.  He called me the other day to ask what brands of extract I'd recommend.  Naturally, I asked him if he was going back to extract brewing!  He informed me that he'd just gotten a call from Morimoto (!) who has a licensing deal with Rogue.  Turns out Morimoto is opening a brewery in one of his restaurants in CA and can only use extract due to some local law.   Nate's going down there to help set up the brewery and do a few test batches to come up with recipes.  THAT'S the kind of thing that makes me think maybe being a commercial brewer wouldn't be so bad after all!

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General Homebrew Discussion / Getting paid to drink beer for a living
« on: July 23, 2010, 10:49:42 AM »
What gets me is the tone of astonishment that women can be beer tasters!

http://www.cnn.com/video/#/video/living/2010/07/23/nat.female.beer.taster.cnn?hpt=C2

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General Homebrew Discussion / NHC 2010 Speaker presentations
« on: July 22, 2010, 08:34:06 AM »
I haven't seen this posted yet, so here's a link to the presentations from the 2010 NHC.

http://www.homebrewersassociation.org/pages/events/conference/2010-speaker-presentations

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Ingredients / LNHF
« on: July 11, 2010, 10:57:52 AM »
Yep, my Local Neighborhood Hop Farm!  Last week, I visited Ploughmonday, a small scale organic hop farm about 3 miles from my house.  He's growing Chinook, Cascade, Fuggles, and Magnum, all completely organic.  It's pretty much a one man operation, with a few occasional hired workers.  Looks like a HUGE amount of effort, but fortunately he's a young guy.  He's in the process of constructing a dryer for this fall's crop.  I hope that he'll do internet sales....he really wants to sell directly to homebrewers and I'm trying to convince him that's the way to go.  I'll keep everyone informed of his progress and post a few pics this week sometime.  It's really cool to have a source of organic hops so near by, but if I had ever considered having a hop farm, seeing what it takes has definitely made me change my mind!

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The Pub / I just wanna say....
« on: June 20, 2010, 11:50:59 AM »
free inflight wifi rocks!

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Events / Pics from NHC 2010
« on: June 19, 2010, 10:40:21 AM »

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All Things Food / Ale and pretzel soft caramels
« on: June 18, 2010, 02:52:04 PM »

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General Homebrew Discussion / Stovetop/oven mashing
« on: June 06, 2010, 01:34:56 PM »
Anybody mash on their stovetop or in the oven?  I'm in need of a photo for my NHC presentation.  If you don't mind your photo being used, please post it!

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