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And now comes the REAL test
« on: August 10, 2012, 10:07:33 AM »
This afternoon we are making our first retail keg delivery.  Just a corny, but the fiance' and I are quite nervous/excited/worried, whatever.  It's an American Amber.  Started with the BCS recipe, but tweaked it over the last couple years. 

I sure hope someone buys one.  And then decides on another.

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Re: And now comes the REAL test
« Reply #1 on: August 10, 2012, 10:11:06 AM »
May your keg find some new thirsty friends.
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Re: And now comes the REAL test
« Reply #2 on: August 10, 2012, 10:23:30 AM »
Best of luck to you guys, Mic!  I know how much this means to you two.
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And now comes the REAL test
« Reply #3 on: August 10, 2012, 11:00:18 AM »
Very cool! I had a lot of day on our first launch. What are you doing for tap handles? Have any swag? Make it into an even and you will drain that corny in an hour or so. We went through 6 halves on our launch.
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Re: And now comes the REAL test
« Reply #4 on: August 11, 2012, 12:27:41 AM »
This afternoon we are making our first retail keg delivery.  Just a corny, but the fiance' and I are quite nervous/excited/worried, whatever.  It's an American Amber.  Started with the BCS recipe, but tweaked it over the last couple years. 

I sure hope someone buys one.  And then decides on another.

How did you go about finding a buyer?  If you don't mind me asking...

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Re: And now comes the REAL test
« Reply #5 on: August 11, 2012, 08:52:13 AM »
This afternoon we are making our first retail keg delivery.  Just a corny, but the fiance' and I are quite nervous/excited/worried, whatever.  It's an American Amber.  Started with the BCS recipe, but tweaked it over the last couple years. 

I sure hope someone buys one.  And then decides on another.

How did you go about finding a buyer?  If you don't mind me asking...

He found us really.  We won a local pro-am and brewed with him, on his system.  He encouraged and helped us through the TTB and LCB process, and bought our first keg.  And before the night was over, I brought him a second.  It was so wild.  We brought the keg down about 4pm yesterday.  Some out of town folks were there, and one had a pint right away.  They were homebrewers from Seattle.  (I'm 100 miles West of Seattle)  They shared that pint, got up, and bought three growlers. 

Of course my head grew about three sizes with that......   LOL


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Re: And now comes the REAL test
« Reply #6 on: August 11, 2012, 08:10:30 PM »
They shared that pint, got up, and bought three growlers. 

Of course my head grew about three sizes with that......   LOL
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Re: And now comes the REAL test
« Reply #7 on: August 11, 2012, 11:13:30 PM »
Awsome day! I'm ubber Happy for ya. To the first and many more for you!
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Re: And now comes the REAL test
« Reply #8 on: August 13, 2012, 08:35:57 AM »
Awsome day! I'm ubber Happy for ya. To the first and many more for you!

And yesterday he ordered 2 more kegs. Pretty exciting for an opening weekend.  I'm sure things will slow down a bit.  After our wedding this Saturday, we're gonna work on getting our own taproom approved.  It's pretty easy in this state.




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Re: And now comes the REAL test
« Reply #10 on: August 13, 2012, 09:59:25 AM »
Congrats, I hope it goes well with you and you're able to get more business.
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Re: And now comes the REAL test
« Reply #11 on: August 13, 2012, 10:51:09 AM »
Awsome day! I'm ubber Happy for ya. To the first and many more for you!
And yesterday he ordered 2 more kegs. Pretty exciting for an opening weekend.  I'm sure things will slow down a bit.  After our wedding this Saturday, we're gonna work on getting our own taproom approved.  It's pretty easy in this state.

Way to go, man.  I'm really happy for you guys.  Enjoy your big day on Sat.!
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Re: And now comes the REAL test
« Reply #12 on: August 13, 2012, 09:05:45 PM »
A photo of Kelly and I:

http://i1152.photobucket.com/albums/p486/micsager/1d6a4fa2.jpg

You look like one of my brothers! (not sure that is a good thing)


Have a great time! Beer can wait in times like this. Best of Luck to you both!
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Re: And now comes the REAL test
« Reply #13 on: August 14, 2012, 03:06:22 AM »
Congrats! Great story to hear!

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Re: And now comes the REAL test
« Reply #14 on: August 14, 2012, 08:09:52 AM »
Awesome! Congratulations!
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