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Old 08-19-2009, 05:06 PM   #1
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Default Got a couple of 3rd place medals in the mail today....

from the ET Barnette Homebrew Competition held up here in Fairbanks. I took 3rd in the fruit beer, and 3rd in the porter. Got alot of schwagg including tshirts, mag subscriptions, glasses, coasters, hops, grains, etc. But, alas, they had run out of the medals. I plumb forgot all about it until the box showed up today, and woohoo, 2 bronze medals. I feel Olympic now.
Just thought I would share with folks that might appreciate it.
Woohoo!
A great day to all...


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Old 08-19-2009, 05:08 PM   #2
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Great job. Now get to work on that Gold entry.


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Old 08-19-2009, 05:10 PM   #3
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Awesome what were the beers in those styles you made?
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Old 08-19-2009, 05:58 PM   #4
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Ahoy hoy,
The porter was a standard British to the bone porter.
The other was a Belgium blond w/ hibiscus flowers added. Made it red as blood, and weird like a beer/wine. The women love it.
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Hibiscus is edible?

Interesting, I just happen to have a FireBall Hibiscus and plan to make a Belgian Red.
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Congrats, keep up the good work.
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Congrats!! I entered my first. Judging is in 3 weeks.
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Great addition to a 5 year old thread!


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