US - Northwest Brews for New Avenues 2018!

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  1. iong516

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    As many bottles of '99 boos, blauw, Zenne b1, honing, OGV '08, and millennium as you can physically carry simultaneously
     
  2. mborden

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    I guess we know what Andy's new work out plan is going to consist of

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    Pretty much this. I've already been training my wife with 750ml curls.

    The basics boil down to airfare, two night lodging, two dinners with Armand, other meals paid, brewing and blending session with Armand, transportation and "goodies to take home". The last part was explained to me as, more beer than you could ever imagine. So, shipping that shit back included?

    It's fucking crazy to think that people from across the world will be buying a beer that I helped blend. That's a mindfuck for me. I don't know if it will be "just" a batch of gueuze or something "special" but still.

    The plan right now is to hopefully fill a comically large bottle of the blend and raffle it off in the live auction next year.

    I suppose the even more amazing part is that this was all my wife's idea. She was super into it.
     
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    When people called you out a few pages back I assumed that you were the one that puked in the urinal.

    Props if you pulled this off AND puked in the urinal.

    Legend status
     
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    Hey mborden, is Jen on TB yet? Together we could be a hero.
     
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    I missed that someone meat screamed into a urinal, but that takes me right back to my dorm days.
     
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    “Meat screamed” takes me back, damn.
     
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    How have I never heard that phrase before? Clearly I went to a shitty college.
     
  11. BadJustin

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    Jen is cooler than Mike. :p
     
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  12. mborden

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    No one denies this
     
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  13. Digita7693

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    Soooo, some feedback?

    Things you liked, loved, didn’t like, want to improve, favorite beers etc.?
     
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    The fact that there was not a TB related shirt. Banned. ;)
     
  15. wuntrikpony

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    Food at O&G and VIP were great. Event spaces were perfect.

    Have a pilsner tap running the entire VIP.

    If there was a way to coordinate with someone who could ship bottles from the auctions, a bottle drop would be dope.
     
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    I would like to complain about all of the beers that were not Tender Buttons.
     
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    Really difficult to find a criticism. Such well run events. I can only imagine the amount of work & planning & thought that goes into coordinating something like that. Cheers to everyone involved!

    If I had to pick something, I didn't buy the O&G shirt because the oyster looked kind of like a dessicated avocado. I didn't want to have to explain it to people.













    I'm on beer and completely understand if you ban me from O&G next year.
     
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    It was my first year and I thought it was fantastic. My only complaint was the lack of plates at the meat and cheese table. Then again, that could have been a calculated move because I could only fit SO MUCH meat and cheese on a napkin, precariously balanced on my auction number card. In that case, well played.
     
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    Legalities.

    Otherwise, find a friend to do it. Sorry.
     
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    Genius calculation. He brought 17lbs of cheese and it was gone in about 90mins, if we gave our plates it’d probably be gone in 9mins :)