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  • Posted in thread: Christmas Ale Label - First Draft. on 12-03-2008 at 06:40 PM
    i would lighten the opacity on the green inset to bring the image forward. Maybe use a white
    glow around the image . also consider chaning the snow cap font. It doesn't bother me but seems
    a little to...

  • Posted in thread: Hello from Albany, New york on 11-12-2008 at 05:55 PM
    Saratoga Springs here. 10 or so batches since last year.

  • Posted in thread: Car Accident Stories on 09-23-2008 at 07:02 PM
    Almost the same thing as Tx. I was 17, driving my parent's Saab. Driving home late a night from
    a friends house and I was blasting "Bulls on Parade" by Rage and two dogs walked across the
    road. I swer...

  • Posted in thread: CH Evans in Albany NY on 09-15-2008 at 08:01 PM
    It's pretty good. They have a decent selection of beers and the food ranges from pub-grub to
    actual dinners. Worth a visit for sure. Brown's Brew-pub in troy is better in my opinion
    though. A couple d...

  • Posted in thread: Shoot 'Em Up on 06-10-2008 at 08:22 PM
    Waterboarding may or may not be 'torture,' but I am pretty sure watching "Shoot 'em Up" is. The
    title alone should have gave that one away. Lesson learned: Giving anything "the benefit of the
    doubt" i...

  • Posted in thread: Toasting Oak Chips, How to on 06-10-2008 at 06:22 PM
    I currently have an old ale sitting in secondary. The tentative plan is to put some oak on it
    for the last few weeks before bottling.I have a package of untoasted oak chips that I am
    planning to let s...

  • Posted in thread: !grolsch style bottles! on 06-08-2008 at 05:05 AM
    7 cents a piece at the local bottle recycle place in town around here. Brown fliptops too. Not
    the sub-par green onces. Call around.

  • Posted in thread: FYI - Upstate NY Brew Festival 2-09-08 on 02-05-2008 at 02:06 PM

  • Posted in thread: Otter Creek's Stovepipe Porter on 01-18-2008 at 01:52 PM
    Otter Creek has a pretty good line in general. I've never had the porter but the Copper Ale is
    definitely worth while.

  • Posted in thread: Lager Vs. Ale yeast in Rauchbier on 12-05-2007 at 02:50 PM
    Thanks for the input. I will be relying on the forgiving nature of the yeast for either choice,
    but doing a lager will be both fun and exciting... I am game. I am sure the girlfriend will be
    really ha...