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Old 07-08-2011, 08:35 PM   #101
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Very encouraging, thank you. In that case I have a lot of hope. The subtle flavors are all there, nice pepper, spices, phenol notes from the t-58...if the burning goes away then it will be great. Borrowing some storage space so its gonna sit at a nice and stable 62 degrees.

I will post another taste in october to see how it is after a year.

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Old 07-18-2011, 06:54 PM   #102
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How about "F-U-Barley Wine"

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Old 09-28-2011, 05:23 AM   #103
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Alright, an update! This beer is rapidly approaching its 1st Birthday. I thought I would give it another taste when it had been in the bottle for about 10 months and was really impressed with the improvement. It has a really nice set of tastes, gentle sweet, bite from the T-58, oak, pepper....pure hot aftertaste from the HUGE ABV. I think in still needs time but after I finished it I wanted to have another so it cant be too bad.
But then it turned out I probably didn't want another. There is something very strange about this beer. Aside from the nice buzz I was rather disassociated from my body and had a lot of trouble accomplishing anything, deciding on dinner, finding things, stairs, all seemed a bit hard. Stayed around for a bit too...anyone ever seen anything like this in a beer?


In totally other news I found this: http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/...-small-batches

The guys from AHS are going to start a brewery. Thought I would put it here, not trying to force anything.

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Old 09-28-2011, 06:31 PM   #104
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But then it turned out I probably didn't want another. There is something very strange about this beer. Aside from the nice buzz I was rather disassociated from my body and had a lot of trouble accomplishing anything, deciding on dinner, finding things, stairs, all seemed a bit hard. Stayed around for a bit too...anyone ever seen anything like this in a beer?
No. Definitely not. I get stronger and faster and more intelligent, and especially eloquent. Must be something weird about you.
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Old 09-28-2011, 11:33 PM   #105
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har har and we all get way more attractive too right? This wasn't drunk, believe me I have accomplished that once or twice, this was more like being really stoned... without the weed. Glad to see you are still here.

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Old 09-29-2011, 05:28 PM   #106
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har har and we all get way more attractive too right? This wasn't drunk, believe me I have accomplished that once or twice, this was more like being really stoned... without the weed. Glad to see you are still here.
Supposedly there are actually different drunks for different sources and gravities of alcohol. (i.e. tequila vs whiskey). Maybe it is just that?

Did you have any other effects from it? Digestive? It sounds like you may have had an allergic reaction as well.

Another possibility is that you smoked before or after you drank.

Tough to say based on your description.

I wasnt around as much because I was getting married. My GF GF is now my GF wife.
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Old 09-29-2011, 11:27 PM   #107
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I wasnt around as much because I was getting married. My GF GF is now my GF wife.
You poor poor man
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Old 09-30-2011, 09:03 PM   #108
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Congrats DK, hope it was a wonderful wedding!

I will conduct an experiment on the barley wine. On a day where i feel perfectly okay I will drink one (1) 12 oz bottle, not do anything else, and see what happens. Then we will know if it was an allergic reaction to something else, some other thing I drank at some other point, or what.

If its any good DK can have one mailed to him. Or come drink with me in portland and try all of my other GF beer.

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I wasnt around as much because I was getting married. My GF GF is now my GF wife.
Congrats. I did the same two weeks ago.
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Congrats DK, hope it was a wonderful wedding!

I will conduct an experiment on the barley wine. On a day where i feel perfectly okay I will drink one (1) 12 oz bottle, not do anything else, and see what happens. Then we will know if it was an allergic reaction to something else, some other thing I drank at some other point, or what.

If its any good DK can have one mailed to him. Or come drink with me in portland and try all of my other GF beer.
Sure...trying to poison me with your weed-beer.

I make it up there now and again, usually during the summer though since its more difficult in the winter. May have to take you up on that at some point.
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