Strange find - Page 3 - Home Brew Forums
Home Brew Forums > Home Brewing Beer > General Beer Discussion > Strange find
Cool Brewing Corny 5G & Mini Giveaway
Sign-up To NEW HBT Article Newsletter - Brewing Articles Direct To You!

Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old 09-03-2009, 04:17 PM   #21
olllllo
[]-O-[]
HBT_LIFETIMESUPPORTER.png
 
olllllo's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Apr 2006
Location: Phoenix, Arizona
Posts: 13,285
Liked 139 Times on 113 Posts
Likes Given: 13

Default

69-73... wasn't that during the Healy Heights Hooker slayings?
Chupacabra-style killings.

Never found the guy.


__________________
Rabbit And Coyote Schwag
Rob - Phoenix Ambassador to Milwaukee
Where did your avatar go?
Ginger Beer for Moscow Mules Bacon Vodka
Twitter
olllllo is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Old 09-03-2009, 04:27 PM   #22
dwarven_stout
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: Boise, ID
Posts: 1,607
Liked 38 Times on 33 Posts
Likes Given: 6

Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by olllllo View Post
69-73... wasn't that during the Healy Heights Hooker slayings?
Chupacabra-style killings.

Never found the guy.
Sounds like a dessert of fine aged wine and ladyfingers may be in order.


dwarven_stout is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Old 09-03-2009, 04:48 PM   #23
JKoravos
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: Chelmsford, MA
Posts: 1,203
Liked 73 Times on 54 Posts
Likes Given: 31

Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by dwarven_stout View Post
Sounds like a dessert of fine aged wine and ladyfingers may be in order.
mmmmm...ladyfingers.
JKoravos is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Old 09-03-2009, 05:01 PM   #24
Chester
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: Portland
Posts: 216
Liked 2 Times on 2 Posts

Default

We don't start till next week so its a mystery till then. The situation is that the owner is elderly and broke his hip 4 years ago and is confined to a wheelchair. He has not been able to return since his accident. The children have already been through the house and have taken all they wanted. We are responsible for liquidating what's left and doing all the repairs to get the house on the market. I already said I would take care of the wine (and carboys). I'm thinking now maybe I should load them up as is or maybe take a bunch of 2 liter PET bottles and an autosiphon. I sent the pictures to my step father who is a commercial wine maker and he is all excited too. - guess I need to see what's in there...
Chester is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Old 09-03-2009, 05:29 PM   #25
nutty_gnome
HBT_SUPPORTER.png
 
nutty_gnome's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: Princeton, Nj
Posts: 1,346
Liked 120 Times on 94 Posts
Likes Given: 32

Default

Fascinting, creepy, and.... I can't wait to hear more!

N_G
__________________
N_G
It could be worse.
nutty_gnome is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Old 09-03-2009, 05:43 PM   #26
Homercidal
Licensed Sensual Massage Therapist.
HBT_MODERATOR.png
 
Homercidal's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Feb 2008
Location: Reed City, MI
Posts: 29,716
Liked 4461 Times on 3009 Posts
Likes Given: 3507

Default

Good deal! I'd be very careful with those while moving them. Do not try to transfer until you've gotten a clean sample from each.

Even though they had baggies on them, I wonder how much O2 and other stuff got exchanged.
__________________
What year is this?
It's the Viking age.
That explains the Laser Raptors! F***! I went back in time too far! - Kung Fury
Homercidal is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Old 09-03-2009, 05:50 PM   #27
zman
HBT_LIFETIMESUPPORTER.png
 
zman's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Apr 2008
Location: Denver.
Posts: 2,630
Liked 21 Times on 21 Posts
Likes Given: 18

Default

Subscribed as well. Creepy, trippy and chock full of awesome all at the same time
__________________
www.kroc.org
zman is offline
bradjoiner Likes This 
Reply With Quote
Old 09-03-2009, 06:27 PM   #28
cjmcfoot
Recipes 
 
Join Date: May 2009
Location: Medford Oregon
Posts: 72
Default

And you're in Oregon, so now you have peaked my interest, I am subscribed as well. Oregon can make some great Pinot Noir, perhaps that what it is and it ages well.
cjmcfoot is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Old 09-03-2009, 06:43 PM   #29
Revvy
Post Hoc Ergo Propter Hoc
HBT_LIFETIMESUPPORTER.png
 
Revvy's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Dec 2007
Location: "Detroitish" Michigan
Posts: 40,868
Liked 3143 Times on 1860 Posts
Likes Given: 3885

Default

My best friends live in the same old house he grew up in as a kid. His father or grandfather was a wine maker back in the 50's. Last summer while moving stuff around to install some surround sound speakers one day last summer, we moved piece of furniture that turned out to be hiding this small rack of 50 year old wine bottles...full.

Most of the had written labels were worn off, but one of them was labeled pear.

After chilling it for a couple days I came back and we sampled it. It was amazing...even though it had turned the color of raisin juice (probably since the may have used raisons as yeast) it was amazing...it was no longer like a wine, more like a pear brandy....Same color, same raisin and caramel notes, and really really smooth. It was intensly Pear like, like concentrated. It was a tad oxydized, but still amazingly drinkable.

I keep forgetting to get them to open more of them.
__________________
Like my snazzy new avatar? Get Sons of Zymurgy swag, here, and brew with the best.

Revvy's one of the cool reverends. He has a Harley and a t-shirt that says on the back "If you can read this, the bitch was Raptured. - Madman

I gotta tell ya, just between us girls, that Revvy is HOT. Very tall, gorgeous grey hair and a terrific smile. He's very good looking in person, with a charismatic personality... he drives like a ****ing maniac! - YooperBrew
Revvy is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Old 09-03-2009, 07:22 PM   #30
TXCrash
HBT_SUPPORTER.png
 
TXCrash's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Sep 2005
Location: DFW
Posts: 26,834
Liked 3217 Times on 3119 Posts
Likes Given: 127

Default

After sampling and confirming that the wine is worth the trouble (probably is) what I would do is siphon each to a fresh carboy. If you have a couple days you can siphon into a clean carboy (I'm sure you already have a couple), insert stopper, transport. Do what you can to minimize headspace. Oxyclean liberated carboys over night, repeat.

Transporting as is will likely stir up sediment. At the very least, get non drilled stoppers to reduce the chance of infection/additional oxidation while transporting. If it's gone to vinegar I'm sure you'll still have no problems finding new homes for it.


__________________
Quote:
Originally Posted by passedpawn View Post
You $&$&stik. You are my test. Part of it, anyway.
TXCrash is online now
 
Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Too Strange.. even for me hankisanerd General Beer Discussion 22 09-19-2009 01:04 AM
Something strange ChefyTim All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 10 09-14-2009 09:53 AM
here is a strange one anderj General Techniques 6 03-18-2008 11:59 PM


Forum Jump