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Entries from June 2009

Homebrew Conference Day 2

June 21st, 2009 · 3 Comments

It is Sunday today – a day of rest. Boy do I need it! Yesterday was lots of fun again. I went to a bunch of sessions. The best one for me was Ingredients 5-10 by Tomme Arthur. Tomme, from Port Brewing and Lost Abbey, is a great speaker and really shows his passion during […]

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Club night is fun night at the Homebrewers Conference

June 20th, 2009 · 1 Comment

The remnants of Club Night are still making me feel a bit slow today  – but that’s fine, it it was a great time. The NHC club night lets a bunch of homebrew clubs from around the country set up elaborate booths and basically show off as much as they can. More beer than you […]

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Live Blogging from the National Homebrewers Conference – Day 1 Part 2

June 19th, 2009 · 2 Comments

And the day goes on. Lots of good beer at all the sessions. What a great idea! I think computer conferences (which I sometimes go to) should start this practice. Serve a nice Saison or Mild while talking about new techniques in Artificial Intelligence. It would bring in crowds and make people happy. They might […]

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Live Blogging from the National Homebrewers Conference – Day 1 Part 1

June 19th, 2009 · Comments Off

So this is basically heaven. I am currently at the National Homebrewers Conference at the Oakland Marriott. A whole bunch of homebrewers, commercial brewers, and overall beer people at a conference together drinking beer and talking about everything from what yeast variates to use (and why you would use them) or how to make ridiculously […]

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Away on the east coast

June 17th, 2009 · 1 Comment

But still drinking good beer. Sorry for the lack of posts. Been mostly relaxing and hanging with the family. Will post next week about all the fine east coast beer we had and some coverage of the National Homebrewers Conference in Oakland, which is happening this weekend. A few pictures from this trip:

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Tags: Beerventures · Tastings