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The Beer Nerd - what are you drinking / brewing thread

Discussion in 'Homebrewing' started by Pliny, Jul 1, 2013.

  1. Pliny

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    Hi all,

    Where are the beer nerds? What are you drinking? Anything especially good lately? Any home brewers? Whatcha got going?

    Some of the other forums I visit have similar threads and it's quite fun :cheers:

    Tonight I'm not drinking anything special... just been the deschutes IPA and some racer 5.

    Have a couple pliny the elder's the fridge left over from a trip to russian river a couple weeks ago :spy:
     
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    What what!

    All i have in the fridge right now is Miller Lite, Amstel Light, Abita Amber, Corona, and Blue Moon. Just started a Nut brown Ale homebrew kit
     
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    Had a couple bottles of Two Captains by Nogne O the other day... something like 12 bottles were in the US and my uncle got 9 for the wedding I was at. It was pretty darn good.
     
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    Where do you get all these unique brews, I've had some different stuff but nothing too outlandish
     
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    Nice! First time brewing?
     
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    Yeah, I actually won it at an auction for the youth at my church. It's my first time and the guy that had it out for auction is walking me through it
     
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    Whole foods and Bevmo have the best beer selection around here. The benefit of living near a college town is most of the markets around have decent stock.

    I miss living in the bay area... even more options!
     
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    Sweet good luck! :cheers:
     
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    On a somewhat related note: anyone ever grow hops? We've got four types going in the garden, but only two of the plants have started to do anything, and we're talking like 2" above the ground. We got them planted like two months ago now. Defective?
     
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    I live in Baton Rouge but I'm back home for the summer. I really need to find some good craft brews

    Thanks!
     
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    from sunday. Yuengling at twin peaks. how you know your beer is cold.
    [​IMG]
     
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    I'm not sure how your home town is - but I become friends with the owner of the local corner store by my old apartment. I'd have him get me a couple bottles of fun stuff when it showed up on the distribution list. Worth a shot!
     
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    Had myself a ballast point big eye ipa, and a stone double bastard when I was working on my truck earlier.


    INB4 the beer snobs and Beer hipsters
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    Love Twin Peaks beer! 29 degrees all day long!
     
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    or some times 28. lol.
     
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    I know raj pretty well, might be able to get him to do that when I get back to BR
     
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    I'm not usually paying attention to the beer temperature.....
     
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    Nice! Sculpin is one of my favorite IPA's... Get a chance to go to the brewery a couple months ago. I swear to god the bartender was rashida jones. She didn't appreciate us calling her that :anonymous:
     
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    rofl I know the exact bartender your talking about lol!!!!!!! their tasting room is awesome. a couple days ago me and my buddy went up to ballast point, green flash and karl strauss to fill up the growlers for the weekend :D
     
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