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2014 NHC is in Grand Rapids MI
« on: December 06, 2012, 02:10:35 PM »
This was on the interwebs today and is popping up on other forums.

Gary, Crispy, or Fred might add to this later.

Sort of local to me.  About a 2 hour drive. :)


http://www.grbj.com/articles/75647-beer-association-taps-grand-rapids-for-national-convention
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Re: 2014 NHC is in Grand Rapids MI
« Reply #1 on: December 06, 2012, 02:12:00 PM »
Another east coast - ish. Cool!
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Re: 2014 NHC is in Grand Rapids MI
« Reply #2 on: December 06, 2012, 02:18:31 PM »
I saw this a couple months ago.  The venue actually had it listed on their events page.  I didn't want to be the one to let that cat out... ;D

Looking forward to this one too!
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Re: 2014 NHC is in Grand Rapids MI
« Reply #3 on: December 06, 2012, 02:19:22 PM »
Another east coast - ish. Cool!

Its all relative. Midwest.

It will take me about 9.5 hours to drive to Philadelphia. One can drive the same distance and time from San Diego to Deming, NM. I don't consider NM on the west coast.  ;)

There were a lot of rumors at the NHC, but this one was the credible one. Best worst kept secret ever.
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Re: 2014 NHC is in Grand Rapids MI
« Reply #4 on: December 06, 2012, 02:20:21 PM »
It's the lakes. Fools us all.
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« Reply #5 on: December 06, 2012, 02:21:26 PM »
It's the lakes. Fools us all.

We call it the North Coast or the Third Coast.
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Re: 2014 NHC is in Grand Rapids MI
« Reply #6 on: December 06, 2012, 02:22:53 PM »
Grand Rapids beat out several cities for the event, including Austin, Texas, which was knocked out by strict liquor-control laws that prevented further consideration.


Looks like the Texans have some work to do.
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Re: 2014 NHC is in Grand Rapids MI
« Reply #7 on: December 06, 2012, 02:42:54 PM »
Grand Rapids beat out several cities for the event, including Austin, Texas, which was knocked out by strict liquor-control laws that prevented further consideration.


Looks like the Texans have some work to do.

If they could get the laws fixed, Austin wouldn't be a bad place.  I heard the barbeque and music are good there.
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Re: 2014 NHC is in Grand Rapids MI
« Reply #8 on: December 06, 2012, 03:17:50 PM »
I saw this a couple months ago.  The venue actually had it listed on their events page.  I didn't want to be the one to let that cat out... ;D

Looking forward to this one too!

I saw that on the venue's website, too. And I too kept mum.

Damn Texas Laws.  I was looking forward to a "local" NHC.

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Re: 2014 NHC is in Grand Rapids MI
« Reply #9 on: December 06, 2012, 03:22:14 PM »
I saw this a couple months ago.  The venue actually had it listed on their events page.  I didn't want to be the one to let that cat out... ;D

Looking forward to this one too!

I saw that on the venue's website, too. And I too kept mum.

Damn Texas Laws.  I was looking forward to a "local" NHC.

Really like Austin. The music and BBQ are great there. Visit family there once a year, at least.
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Re: 2014 NHC is in Grand Rapids MI
« Reply #10 on: December 06, 2012, 04:02:38 PM »
All I can say is YES!  I can't make Philly this year, but Grand Rapids is very close to me and I can't wait.
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Re: 2014 NHC is in Grand Rapids MI
« Reply #11 on: December 06, 2012, 04:18:14 PM »
Damn Texas Laws.  I was looking forward to a "local" NHC.

So are we.. get on it Texans! :)
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Re: 2014 NHC is in Grand Rapids MI
« Reply #12 on: December 06, 2012, 06:36:13 PM »
So TABC blocked a Texas NHC? Happy to see we're getting close, but sad at our backwards alcohol laws. If its ok to post, anyone in Texas that wants to support changing these laws should look into Open the Taps. They're getting some things done in Austin and also throw some good beer/membership parties.
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Re: 2014 NHC is in Grand Rapids MI
« Reply #13 on: December 06, 2012, 08:52:15 PM »
Looking forward to Grand Rapids. Should be a really great event there.

...and yes...Come on Texas!  :)
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Re: 2014 NHC is in Grand Rapids MI
« Reply #14 on: December 06, 2012, 08:58:04 PM »
Another east coast - ish. Cool!

In The Midwest we call ourselves "No Coast."
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