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Oregon Brewers Festival Time!

Post by PilotNut on Tue Jul 20 2010, 22:40

We have been remiss; how have we not discussed this yet?

This Thursday-Sunday, July 22-25. Waterfront Park. Oregon Brewers Festival!

I am looking forward to *finally* being in town for the Brew Fest this year... heck, I think our office is even making the short stroll down... Who else is going?

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Re: Oregon Brewers Festival Time!

Post by DaTruRochin on Wed Jul 21 2010, 10:03

A few things pop up to me this year...

A TON of fruit beers seem to have made their way into the fold, interesting and also a decent supply of reds to go with over abundance of IPAs....

Also NO RUSSIAN RIVER?!? WHAT?!?
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Re: Oregon Brewers Festival Time!

Post by Geezaldinho on Wed Jul 21 2010, 11:19

DaTruRochin wrote:A few things pop up to me this year...

A TON of fruit beers seem to have made their way into the fold, interesting and also a decent supply of reds to go with over abundance of IPAs....

Also NO RUSSIAN RIVER?!? WHAT?!?

My local pub hasn't had Pliny for the duration- only Orgon brews..

I've had to tough it out with some Hop Czar.
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Re: Oregon Brewers Festival Time!

Post by DaTruRochin on Wed Jul 21 2010, 12:30

You poor soul... (Haha I really hope R54 reads this thread, the mental image of him getting beet red with anger and jealousy is just too good.)


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Re: Oregon Brewers Festival Time!

Post by Geezaldinho on Wed Jul 21 2010, 13:17

A resilient beer-o-Phile makes do with what he can.

There is a movement afoot to make the southern border of Oregon the Russian River...
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Re: Oregon Brewers Festival Time!

Post by Rochin54 on Thu Jul 22 2010, 06:40

Mad

Make do with Hop Czar!!?? I have to make do with Long Hammer. In other midwest news, Dead Guy Ale is now $13.59 a six pack out here. Really?
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Re: Oregon Brewers Festival Time!

Post by PilotNut on Thu Jul 22 2010, 10:57

I have confirmed reports of Mirror Pond being spotted in Minneapolis recently... baby steps....

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Re: Oregon Brewers Festival Time!

Post by Rochin54 on Thu Jul 22 2010, 11:45

Holy crap - if I could get some Deschutes over here, I would be in heaven! Mirror Pond is an absolute classic, and their Inversion is a tasty tasty treat.
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Re: Oregon Brewers Festival Time!

Post by mattywizz on Thu Jul 22 2010, 13:53

PilotNut wrote:I have confirmed reports of Mirror Pond being spotted in Minneapolis recently... baby steps....

I have confirmed reports that I will be in The Cities in a month. Where is this confirmation of Mirror Pond, I may have to make a stop on my way home.


R54, you must get Bell's out where you are, they have several good selections. I have also found Wisconsin does have some decent brews, once you sift through the majority of Lagers to find the Ale section. Certainly better than Indeeana.

Also, I am still smarting from us not being able to attend the Great Lakes Brewfest together.
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Re: Oregon Brewers Festival Time!

Post by Geezaldinho on Thu Jul 22 2010, 14:25

mattywizz wrote:
PilotNut wrote:I have confirmed reports of Mirror Pond being spotted in Minneapolis recently... baby steps....

I have confirmed reports that I will be in The Cities in a month. Where is this confirmation of Mirror Pond, I may have to make a stop on my way home.


R54, you must get Bell's out where you are, they have several good selections. I have also found Wisconsin does have some decent brews, once you sift through the majority of Lagers to find the Ale section. Certainly better than Indeeana.

Also, I am still smarting from us not being able to attend the Great Lakes Brewfest together.

Beer advocate doesn't know of anyplace in the Twin Cities that carries Mirror Pond. No
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Re: Oregon Brewers Festival Time!

Post by PilotNut on Thu Jul 22 2010, 16:28

I will find out the specific place... my insider source said it was newly stocked where ever it was purchased.

Although, the insider may not want to reveal the source, so as to minimize competition for a limited resource... Suspect

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Re: Oregon Brewers Festival Time!

Post by pilotram on Thu Jul 22 2010, 16:47

My favorite bar stopped carrying Mirror Pond last year.... Mad
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Re: Oregon Brewers Festival Time!

Post by Geezaldinho on Thu Jul 22 2010, 17:56

Then why is it your favorite bar?
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Re: Oregon Brewers Festival Time!

Post by pilotram on Thu Jul 22 2010, 18:08

$3 burgers?
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Re: Oregon Brewers Festival Time!

Post by Geezaldinho on Thu Jul 22 2010, 18:53

Doesn't that make it your favorite burger joint?
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Re: Oregon Brewers Festival Time!

Post by Geezaldinho on Fri Jul 30 2010, 16:59

OBM is over
Maybe I'll write a haiku
Pliny is on tap
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Re: Oregon Brewers Festival Time!

Post by PurplePrideTrumpet on Fri Jul 30 2010, 23:31

Geezaldinho wrote:OBM is over done
Maybe I'll write a haiku
Pliny is on tap

In before Stonehouse who used to get paid to edit. Razz
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Re: Oregon Brewers Festival Time!

Post by Geezaldinho on Sat Jul 31 2010, 02:17

PurplePrideTrumpet wrote:
Geezaldinho wrote:OBM is over done
Maybe I'll write a haiku
Pliny is on tap

In before Stonehouse who used to get paid to edit. Razz

Stoney knows better.
Five-seven-five is the way
To write a haiku
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Re: Oregon Brewers Festival Time!

Post by up7587 on Sat Jul 31 2010, 05:34

This is really sad
So bored we write bad poems
Please start playing games
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Re: Oregon Brewers Festival Time!

Post by PilotNut on Sat Jul 31 2010, 22:29

good heavens, this thread may need a "mercy locking"...

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Re: Oregon Brewers Festival Time!

Post by Geezaldinho on Sun Aug 01 2010, 00:29

PilotNut wrote:good heavens, this thread may need a "mercy locking"...

The next three weeks will be misery. We haven't even made it through Shark Week
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