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My journal of NHC 2015
« on: June 15, 2015, 03:40:58 PM »
Hey all,

It was so good meeting those of you I did, thanks for the fantastic time! I put together a series of articles documenting my first NHC experience, here are the links for those who are interested:

http://brulosophy.com/2015/06/11/nhc-2015-day-1-and-so-it-began/

http://brulosophy.com/2015/06/13/nhc-2015-days-2-3-and-so-it-continues/

http://brulosophy.com/2015/06/15/nhc-2015-days-4-5-all-good-things-come-to-an-end/

Cheers!

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Re: My journal of NHC 2015
« Reply #1 on: June 15, 2015, 04:12:49 PM »
Well done! That was a great read.

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Re: My journal of NHC 2015
« Reply #2 on: June 15, 2015, 04:39:58 PM »
Thanks Marshall, enjoyed reading all 3. I definitely cant wait to go next year!
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Re: My journal of NHC 2015
« Reply #3 on: June 15, 2015, 05:43:12 PM »
Great write ups...really sorry I missed this year.

What were your thoughts on the setup of the tables at the Grand Banquet?  All the ones I've been too have been setup in rounds, which I think would make it easier for conversations with your table.  Was this the way they set it up back in 2011 and did they do it for space reasons?
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Re: My journal of NHC 2015
« Reply #4 on: June 15, 2015, 05:52:47 PM »
Nice job, Marshall. Makes me really wish I could've gone. I'm sure it was a blast.
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Re: My journal of NHC 2015
« Reply #5 on: June 15, 2015, 06:17:36 PM »

Thanks, all, it seriously was a great time, I really hope to see you all in Baltimore!

Great write ups...really sorry I missed this year.

What were your thoughts on the setup of the tables at the Grand Banquet?  All the ones I've been too have been setup in rounds, which I think would make it easier for conversations with your table.  Was this the way they set it up back in 2011 and did they do it for space reasons?

Rounds would have been better, I was leaning over people to chat with others, not very conducive to conversation.

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« Reply #6 on: June 15, 2015, 06:50:16 PM »
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Re: My journal of NHC 2015
« Reply #7 on: June 15, 2015, 07:02:05 PM »
Can't wait to see the postings of the seminars on the AHA site!  I couldn't go this year, so I brewed a Janet's Brown Ale knock-off as a substitute and wondered how things were going, and my wife says Baltimore is on the schedule for June 2016!   So that is something to look forward to in the coming months....glad you enjoyed and chronicled your adventures - really a fun read.

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Re: My journal of NHC 2015
« Reply #8 on: June 15, 2015, 07:36:33 PM »
I had a double take on that "mirror image" photo with Denny...for a minute I thought he had met his doppelgänger!!

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Re: My journal of NHC 2015
« Reply #9 on: June 15, 2015, 09:53:14 PM »
Great recap!  NHC was a blast and I can't wait to go to my next one.

Hey were you the guys that were singing to the bus driver on the bus ride home from BN10?

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Re: My journal of NHC 2015
« Reply #10 on: June 15, 2015, 09:58:30 PM »

Great recap!  NHC was a blast and I can't wait to go to my next one.

Hey were you the guys that were singing to the bus driver on the bus ride home from BN10?
I can't say for sure... but it's likely. All those samples plus 12 full pours of Bagby Kölsch did my arse in real good.

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« Reply #11 on: June 15, 2015, 10:20:36 PM »

Great recap!  NHC was a blast and I can't wait to go to my next one.

Hey were you the guys that were singing to the bus driver on the bus ride home from BN10?
I can't say for sure... but it's likely. All those samples plus 12 full pours of Bagby Kölsch did my arse in real good.

That Bagby Kölsch was some good stuff!  In fact I grabbed one more for the road as we left for the bus and I think you were doing the same thing.  Plus I remember you saying that you were going swimming as you went back to your room.  You were pretty "Happy" by that part of the evening.   :D

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« Reply #12 on: June 15, 2015, 10:26:24 PM »


Great recap!  NHC was a blast and I can't wait to go to my next one.

Hey were you the guys that were singing to the bus driver on the bus ride home from BN10?
I can't say for sure... but it's likely. All those samples plus 12 full pours of Bagby Kölsch did my arse in real good.

That Bagby Kölsch was some good stuff!  In fact I grabbed one more for the road as we left for the bus and I think you were doing the same thing.  Plus I remember you saying that you were going swimming as you went back to your room.  You were pretty "Happy" by that part of the evening.   :D
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Re: My journal of NHC 2015
« Reply #13 on: June 15, 2015, 10:43:48 PM »
Marshall,

Awesome journal! I feel like I was there. Thanks for bringing me with you!
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Re: My journal of NHC 2015
« Reply #14 on: June 16, 2015, 02:05:34 AM »

Marshall,

Awesome journal! I feel like I was there. Thanks for bringing me with you!
Thanks! I'll admit, it was sort of a narcissistic way of creating a reminder for me of how great NHC was, I'm glad you liked it :)