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Old 10-02-2009, 11:54 PM   #1
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Oct 2007
Redmond, WA
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Just finished this one up yesterday. My goal is to do 6 of these with different woods and celtic knot patterns. It remains to be seen whether my attention span is up to the task (hint - smart money is on me burning out around 2 1/2 )

Here's a pic of it installed...

And what will hopefully be a full mug-shot lineup eventually.

Hopefully by posting this here, I'll shame myself into finishing the project.
Anvil Horn Brewing

Oatmeal Stout
Edwort's Apfelwein
American Pale

On Tap:
Honey Dunkelweizen
Wee Heavy Scotch
Edwort's Apfelwein

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Old 10-03-2009, 12:06 AM   #2
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May 2008
Durham, NC
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Wow, that's awesome. How long did it take?
I'm too lazy and have too many beers going to keep updating this!

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Old 10-03-2009, 12:12 AM   #3
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Aug 2006
Lexington, NE
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Nice!! I thought I was going to be impressive and turn some out on the lathe!
PRIMARY: empty
SECONDARY #1: empty
KEGGED: American Lite Lager
COLOR] IPA, Bock , Black Lager

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Old 10-03-2009, 12:22 AM   #4
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Sep 2008
Atlanta, GA
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Wow!! That is beautiful!

I know what you mean about attention spans. However, it's not as if you have to crank these all out in a night, right? Take as long as you need...time is gonna pass either way. Would you rather look back and be impressed with all six or look back and say "what if..."? So what if it takes a full year or even longer?

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Primary: First AG Batch! - Irish Red | Bottle: Oatmeal Stout| Drinking: Nearcastle II... | Up Next: It may be time to try a lager


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Old 10-03-2009, 12:32 AM   #5
Apr 2008
Stony Brook, NY
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That is extremely awesome! I think looking at that next to the plain black ones will be good motivation. Plus, like Tripod said, you don't have to get them done immediately and the time is going to pass. You should start a new one each time you brew a beer and try to have it done by the time it is ready to carb. Of course that may mean slowing down the number of brews you have going....

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Old 10-03-2009, 01:23 AM   #6
Jan 2009
Santa Clara, CA
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I like the black ones better.

No, not really. That is easily one of the nicest tap handles I've ever seen in my life.

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Old 10-03-2009, 01:26 AM   #7
Sep 2009
Detroit, Michigan
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That does look great. Wood working is certainly a skill I do not have though...

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Old 10-03-2009, 01:50 AM   #8
Nov 2006
North Central NC
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Awesome dude, just plain awesome, I dont know what else to say.

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Old 10-03-2009, 02:53 AM   #9
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Holland, Michigan
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Wow! My jaw is on the floor!

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Old 10-03-2009, 02:57 AM   #10
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Mar 2009
Deltona, FL
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Awesome!!! I can't wait to see the others.

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Why kill when you can OVERKILL!
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Have you considered drinking more?

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