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Humboldt Homebrew Festival 2013 Live Blog

6 Apr

12:30 Setting up!

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1:00 Brewers hour begins.

1:11 Fazios stuff is dank.

1:18 Wild Golden Ale on Black Currant Aged On Oak. WGAOBCAOO for short.

2:11 Doors open!

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2:25 Competition is tight this year. Phenomenal beers. Everyone trying to outdo the next guy.

2:36 No that pitcher of homebrew is not a dump bucket.

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3:13 The quality of beers this year has surpassed previous years. Currently enjoying Ari Friedman’s 4 year old Kriek. Absolutely amazing.

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3:28 Everyone is taking about Jamie’s Bourbon Barrel Aged Stout on Nitro and Ari’s WGAOBCAOO.

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4:22 More beer this year but about the same amount of attendees.

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4:34 I’m calling it a day. Epic event.

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2012 Humboldt Homebrew Festival Live Blog

7 Apr

1:24 PM Everyone is setting up. I’m helping out where I can. Getting thirsty!

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1:41 PM First taste, Shaun Cordes’ Maggie Mae IPA

2:03 PM Doors open!

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2:17 PM First taste from THE Jere Cox, who brought 9 kegs! First is La Palsner de Sour, sour pils on cherries!

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2:40 PM Just in time, Humboldt Homebrewers club T-shirts are in!

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3:06 PM Making connections and filling up!

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3:41 PM We take this seriously. It’s not about getting drunk, but coming together for the love of beer!

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3:59 PM Best keg accessory of the day.

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4:22 PM Cydneys Date Sour is fantastic!

4:34 PM Not sure which band this is but they are killing it!

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4:41 PM Wow, brewers from Crescent City, Willits, and Healdsberg! Very cool!

4:54 PM there are a lot of high quality beer at this event. Mad skillz.

5:44 PM Bottle comp results….

5:50 PM Jamie with the ESB!

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6:08 PM yours truly, 1st place cider

6:09 BOS Justin Wittaker with sweet stout!!!! Healdsburg!

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6:17 And with that, I’m done. What a fantastic event!