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Old 09-01-2011, 07:27 PM   #1
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Well, THANK YOU Irene!! Thanks for dropping that big arsed tree on my new (1.5 years old) brew house. Thanks for crushing my new 6 tap kegerator, my fermentation chamber, oh and lets not forget the glass carboys you smashed to bits! I will NOT be naming my next brew after you, wench!

But, on a positive note, I did save the Harley that was parked in there, only dings and scratches. Fermentation chamber "may" be saved, we'll see once the rest of the tree gets removed. I'm being told the entire building will collapse once the tree moves any at all. The roof is actually being supported by 3 twelve packs of empties. All's not lost, as of right now I still have one carboy





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Old 09-01-2011, 07:29 PM   #2
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wow. that's some impressive damage. you need a beer.

 
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Old 09-01-2011, 07:32 PM   #3
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My consolations on the tragedy that as befallen your brew house... That's just a sign to build a bigger and stronger one

 
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Old 09-01-2011, 07:33 PM   #4
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Holy craps!!

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Old 09-01-2011, 07:34 PM   #5
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That sucks, but could have been worse. It's only a shed and some brewing eqpt. All easily replaced.

Funny you won't be naming a brew after Irene. We were supposed to be down in OBX this week. I'm kegging a DWeizen tonight and have named it Dirty Whore Dunkelweizen after Irene. We're taking it down on our re-scheduled trip end of Sept. to tap it in her (dis)honor.

 
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Old 09-01-2011, 07:34 PM   #6
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I concur with you needing a beer.
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Old 09-01-2011, 07:34 PM   #7
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That is terrible. You used to have a cool brew shed. Is it bad that I am jelous of your smashed brew house?

 
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Old 09-01-2011, 08:18 PM   #8
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sucks bro... i sense an "irene IPA" in your future... or maybe an "FU Irene, I'm ESB"

 
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Old 09-01-2011, 08:20 PM   #9
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Where can we send the yeast vials to repopulate?

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Old 09-01-2011, 08:22 PM   #10
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maybe she saw the free beer sign and couldn't find any other way to get in

sorry for your losses, hope Ins covers it all

sounds like you and loved ones are safe at least

 
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