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Old 02-26-2008, 11:53 PM   #1
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OK, the NHC regionals are right around the corner. Who is entering?

I am sending in :

Russian Imperial Stout
American Barleywine
Belgium Pale
Roast Chile Belgium Pale
Raspberry RIS

and maybe a Imperial IPA
Before I learned to brew I was poor, sober and lonely. Now I am just poor.

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Old 02-26-2008, 11:56 PM   #3
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Gotta send in Dark Paradise. Maybe SMaSH. Maybe SBJPA. Definitely Rochefort Tripel. Yeah, why not!?
Aristocratic Ales, Lascivious Lagers

•Scottish 80/- •Sweet Stout •Roggenbier
.primary | bright:
98: Moss Hollow Soured '09 72: Oude Kriek 99: B-Weisse 102: Brett'd BDSA 104: Feat of Strength Helles Bock 105: Merkin Brown
.on tap | kegged:
XX: Moss Hollow Springs Sparkling Water 95: Gott Mit Uns German Pils 91b: Brown Willie's Oaked Abbey Ale 103: Merkin Stout
98: Yorkshire Special 100: Maple Porter 89: Cidre Saison 101: Steffiweizen '09 (#3)

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Old 02-27-2008, 12:09 AM   #4
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I'm sending in my 80/- Scottish, my Pale Ale, and some Barleywine. I'll see if anything else is up to snuff before the deadline.
Fermenting:#160 Apollo/Calypso Pale Ale
Kegged:#153 Old Helicon Barleywine 2013, #157 Irish Red, #158 Mosaic IPA, #159 Bravo/Delta ESB
Up Next:Brown Porter, American Stout, Imperial Stout
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Old 02-27-2008, 02:03 AM   #5
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If I can get them carbed and bottled in time I'd like to send my current IPA and Hefe creations. Just looking to get some feed back on my brews.

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Old 02-27-2008, 02:33 AM   #6
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Old Ale - it is not quite what I wanted, but I could use the feedback
Robust Porter
Scottish 80/-
Southern Brown
possibly an APA if I get to it.
Kegged: Barrel Aged Imperial Sweet Stout, Rye Ale, Old Ale
Barrel Aged Imperial Sweet Stout On Cherries
Fruitcake Old Ale, RIS
Next Up: White IPA
Projects: Brutus Strut-stand (Done), Freezer Conversion (Done), HERMS (Done), Lager Fermentation Mini-fridge Extension (Done)
Drinking: Great Lakes Edmund Fitzgerald, Fuller's 1845, Founder's Dirty Bastard, New Glarus Moon Man, Fat Head's Hop Juju

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Old 02-27-2008, 02:51 AM   #7
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I'm going to take feedback on the comp I just entered.

I'll probably enter the Am. Brown Ale regardless, though.

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Old 02-27-2008, 03:09 AM   #8
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Hadn't thought of it before now, but perhaps I'll enter my Vienna Lager... I didn't particularly care for it (I think I just don't care for the style in general), but everyone else who drank it loved it. From a technical standpoint, it's definitely one of my better beers.

I just hope it isn't past it's peak! I brewed it in August of last year and have been lagering it at around 34 deg. F. ever since. It tastes good now (yes, I'm contradicting myself), but I wonder how long it will continue to taste this way.

Any thoughts?

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Old 02-27-2008, 03:30 AM   #9
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I'll see what I have around when the time is up. I may enter if I can drop it off locally. Don't think I want to ship the beer.

Is there some official site for that?


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Old 02-27-2008, 03:38 AM   #10
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Originally Posted by Kaiser
I'll see what I have around when the time is up. I may enter if I can drop it off locally. Don't think I want to ship the beer.

Is there some official site for that?


There is a map showing all the locations for entries in this month's Zymurgy, page 22, your region would be in Philly. Can't seem to find it online.

I am thinking about submitting a few.

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