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Pat — Here’s a link to the OSU Hops Workshop I mentioned at North High Brewing on Thursday: http://delaware.osu.edu/news/central-ohio-hops-workshop
We’ve still got a belated birthday Three Floyds for you.
Brian thanks for reminding me about the hops workshop. If my schedule is open I’d love to take part.
Maybe I could swing by this evening after work and pick up the Three Floyds, I’d hate to let the hops fade.
Great time with you guys today, nice to meet you y hope to see you soon. Cheers
I’ll look forward to that Enrique.
Hey Pat! Thanks for following my blog! Looking forward to reading yours…
Can you give me a call 614 619 6464 or shoot me an e-mail? I’d like to have you as a guest on a tour. Thanks. jim@ColumbusBrewAdventures.com
An interesting side by side tasting..Gregorious and Founders Imperial Stout.
More similarities than I would have thought.
That is interesting. Other than being two malt forward beers it’s not obvious they would be similar.
we should coordinate a visit to Chumleys for Beer + Chemistry with Matt. He is in Texas now and has info to share (as do I). Maybe next weekend?
I have a rival beer event today…I am looking to share some Gregorius with my crowd. I am curious to see what they think.
Enjoy. FYI, Stift Engelszell makes one other beer, Benno, which is also pretty good. There is a review in the reviews section.
We need to include Nugget Nectar in a tasting. I am liking it more and more. I will try to save a few bottles (but I am not optimistic)…
What about this afternoon? I’d like to do nugget nectar v hopslam v Chillwave. If you haven’t tried Chillwave yet I guarantee you’ll be impressed.
Also a popular choice….Barney Flats oatmeal stout.
I’ve seen Barney flats before, but not tried it. I’ve never heard of rail dog. Black lager is a pretty unusual style. Similar to a German schwartzbier.
Rogue makes very good examples of both styles: Shakespeare stout and dirtoir