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Old 10-10-2012, 03:55 PM   #11
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How crazy did people get with decorating their booths? Did people use Jockey boxes or picnic type dispensers or did most people bottle?

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Old 10-15-2012, 04:57 AM   #12
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There were people doing all of that, boxes, picnic taps, I had bottles but will be serving from a keg this time.

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Old 10-19-2012, 07:38 PM   #13
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I did this maybe a year ago, and it was fun, but it's two 2-hour sessions, so 4+ hours of pouring. I had a good time, but it was a one and done thing for me, I was absolutely exhausted at the end.

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Old 10-23-2012, 11:50 PM   #14
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Hello fellow brewers!

My brother and I both got spots for this year.

My entry is an IPA based off a Sahti ( fir tip tea, fir tips, belgian farmhouse yeast, rye )

My brother has made a Roggenbier ( german rye beer, german ale yeast )

we are both kegging.
we dont have any booth decorations. although i am toying with the idea of having a stack of printed copies of my recipe.

along with a print out of my breweries name: Hoboken Low Rollers

good luck and I'll see you there!

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Old 10-27-2012, 01:27 PM   #15
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Good Luck today everyone.

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Old 10-28-2012, 08:52 PM   #16
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hey dirtybear --> what was your booth number?
wondering if i tried your brew.

i think i tried about 20 out of the 25. some damn fine beers were on display.

standing for 4+ hours was pretty tough.
its also a lot of talking. i felt like me voice was hoarse last night after it was over.

posted my recipe for the event: http://hobokenlowrollers.com/beers/sahti_IPA.htm

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Old 10-28-2012, 09:03 PM   #17
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I was #11 the Festbier.

I didn't get to walk around too much unfortunately. I did run out of beer early. I got to try the winning black IPA, which I enjoyed.

It was a lot of work all around but super fun. I was a little disappointed that one judge gave me a much lower score than all of the rest, while also giving me the least amount of feedback. I mean if you don't like something tell me what, so I can try to fix it. To me that seems like lazy judging.

I had an awesome time an hope to be in the next one. I was really just stoke to get to share the beer and see people enjoy it.

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Old 10-29-2012, 05:13 PM   #18
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the guys who won live two blocks away from me. might be the start of a hoboken brew club. who knows.

i did not get to try your beer. you guys were out when i came around.
i thought i went home with one pitcher's worth in my keg but it turned out to only be 2 ounces.

but i yielded 5.5 gals and so i have two litres i bottled with table sugar.
give them a week or two and at least i can get another taste of my batch.

i have not yet read through my tasting notes. they found their way into my gf's purse.

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Old 11-06-2012, 02:24 AM   #19
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I was #8, the Fig beer.

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Old 11-07-2012, 01:31 AM   #20
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i tried your fig beer, it was good stuff.

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