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General Homebrew Discussion / Re: What's Brewing this Weekend? 01/18/2014
« on: October 27, 2016, 11:26:14 AM »
O'Fest tomorrow or saturday.

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The Pub / Re: Baseball 2016
« on: October 26, 2016, 05:51:37 PM »
I grew up batting as first baseman and continued as a pitcher. I was lefty pitcher yet I learned first to hit as right hander. It's a dynamic that I like in baseball, and should be the same across leagues....all pitchers hit or none hit IMO.


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The Pub / Re: Baseball 2016
« on: October 26, 2016, 06:45:24 AM »
$100 standing tickets in Cleveland went for over $1000...that's crazy and seriously prohibitive for many.  What bothers me more is Cleveland's upper deck in right field still had the seats blocked off with advertising barricades.  So many tickets that could have been sold and so many more fans that could have gone.



Yeah, it's just crap. Fans are getting priced out the games and it's a shame. Just trying to take my family of four to a Colts or Pacers game in the regular season is ridiculous. Postseason is prohibitive.

They likely don't have the stadium support staff to work the increased capacity.

I think football has a rule as well. I remember reading if a team covers seats to reduce capacity, therefor avoiding blackouts and saving labor on staff, they cannot add that capacity back if they make it into the post season. Typically the Raiders cover much of the upper seating, so if they continue to do well, owner, city and county are out a lot of money. Too early to search hard, so just believe me.

I see. Figured it had to be something like that....giving up cash for seats that would be sold seemed crazy.

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The Pub / Re: Baseball 2016
« on: October 26, 2016, 06:28:39 AM »
$100 standing tickets in Cleveland went for over $1000...that's crazy and seriously prohibitive for many.  What bothers me more is Cleveland's upper deck in right field still had the seats blocked off with advertising barricades.  So many tickets that could have been sold and so many more fans that could have gone.



Yeah, it's just crap. Fans are getting priced out the games and it's a shame. Just trying to take my family of four to a Colts or Pacers game in the regular season is ridiculous. Postseason is prohibitive.

Come to Cleveland Jon- Take the whole family to Cleveland Clown's football game for about $10 ticket (price for $60 tik on street day of game).   ;D

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The Pub / Re: Baseball 2016
« on: October 26, 2016, 04:54:22 AM »
$100 standing tickets in Cleveland went for over $1000...that's crazy and seriously prohibitive for many.  What bothers me more is Cleveland's upper deck in right field still had the seats blocked off with advertising barricades.  So many tickets that could have been sold and so many more fans that could have gone.


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The Pub / Re: Baseball 2016
« on: October 25, 2016, 06:10:22 PM »
KLUBER.....HISTORY.....8 K's in 3 innings.   Nails tonight


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The Pub / Re: Baseball 2016
« on: October 25, 2016, 10:06:14 AM »
Also DH or no DH....pick one.


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General Homebrew Discussion / Re: Pics of recent brews?
« on: October 23, 2016, 03:06:59 PM »
Fantastic looking beers Bryan and Ken! I feel like I could rest my head atop that pillowy foam after I had a few too many....
Yeah that head rest was last night for me


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The Pub / Re: Baseball 2016
« on: October 23, 2016, 02:42:51 PM »
I cannot believe it, after all these years..  Yessssssssssssssssssss !!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Its on!  Everyone already giving it to cubs....hope it's just a good 6-7 game series.


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General Homebrew Discussion / Pics of recent brews?
« on: October 23, 2016, 02:41:20 PM »
My recent dort.  Cracked last night for Ofest party.



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The Pub / Baseball 2016
« on: October 20, 2016, 05:30:49 PM »
Cubs 12th at $ 116m


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The Pub / Re: Baseball 2016
« on: October 20, 2016, 05:19:59 PM »
And the Indians got here with just under $84m salary(26 lowest out of 30)  .....compared to dodgers top salary in MLB at $227m.


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The Pub / Re: Baseball 2016
« on: October 20, 2016, 05:01:10 AM »
Ok tribe is in go cubs!!!


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The Pub / Re: Baseball 2016
« on: October 12, 2016, 06:50:25 AM »
I would love to see the Cubs and Indians in the WS...it will almost be like watching the Red Sox. :)

And we get to hear the announcers say Coco Crisp again
Love Coco Crisp. I remember some amazing catches when he was with the Sox.

being cubs fan before coming to Cleveland and becoming a tribe fan also, it's the perfect scenario for a Cub's / Tribe world series.  Lot's of BB to be played ,but man would I love to see that!

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All Grain Brewing / Re: Brewing With Coconut
« on: October 10, 2016, 03:18:42 PM »
I did 5 gallons of coconut stout last spring. I went to Whole Foods, bought a bag of their dried coconut and just aged it on the beer for 1 week. I goy excellent coconut flavor and aroma. I can't for the life of me seee a reason to do it another way.

I'm not sure what size the bag was to be honest. May have been 8 oz. I'll try to find out and report back.

same here. it works great...just go easy and test every 12 hours to see if you have the desired result.  a little goes a long way fast IMO.

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