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Last weekend’s Dark Lord vertical tasting was an outstanding experience. It was amazing to detect the subtle differences in taste of the dark stout year over year. The only year’s edition that was not on the same plane was the … Continue reading

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This Saturday night was Dark Saturday at my son’s house. In his giant heated garage he held a 6-year vertical tasting of Dark Lord, 3Floyds’ Russian imperial stout. A few close friends were invited as well as the brothers and … Continue reading

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I’ve been trying to come to a decision about this site, its load speed, available browsers and perhaps a transition to another hosting service. Early this week I visited a popular website for young adults and I noticed that their … Continue reading

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There has been no further activity related to my post on the WP forum about site load time. Zilch. Meanwhile, I’ve been experimenting with our site load times versus different browsers and got some surprising results. (Sounded like a click-bait … Continue reading

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I have been dwelling on a website issue now for a couple of weeks. The slow load times are really pissing me off. Thank the deity I’m not a violent man. As you may recall, I went into an online … Continue reading

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I had a nice little nail-biting experience with our hosting service this afternoon. I was ready to upload the babes of the week when I went to logon to the server via a link to cPanel. Some of you may … Continue reading

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Welp, the Chicago Cubs are headed to the World Series for the first time since they invented chewing gum. Oddly, they won back to back World Series games in 1907 and 1908. Since then nothing. Then the goat curse happened. … Continue reading

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It’s been a week since the St. Louis trip and our legs have finally stopped aching. I regret not bringing some of the local beer back. We didn’t have any time to stop in at Friar Tuck’s in St. Louis, … Continue reading

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I’m taking a pass on today’s brew review. My wife and I had spent Friday and half of Saturday in St. Louis visiting my sister her husband. We returned home Saturday evening, cold, hungry and quite tired. That’s what we … Continue reading

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Earlier this week, I contacted our host provider via voice line. HostGator no longer allows written support via its website. The link exists and will allow one to fill in all the pertinent information. A big box is provided to … Continue reading

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After last week’s missive about our hosting service I left myself a note to contact HostGator tech support about the load time being so long. I composed a nice, polite email addressed to support@hostgator.com. I received this reply: Hostgator Ticket … Continue reading

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All is well with the site and I have no issues except for the minuscule matters that I can see being on this end that are pretty much invisible on your end. My biggest bitch is that the site still … Continue reading

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I’d like to take some time and talk about what I don’t understand in the beer business. In my small town there are four bottle shops. I also visit two others out of town. They all offer the same brands … Continue reading

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Ah… Labor Day weekend. The last hurrah of the summer that we already had. Remember it? Yeah, but some parts are fuzzy. Our wives, partners and friends will remind us of the fuzzy parts in the near future when this … Continue reading

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I get these weekly reports from StatCounter and it tells me all sorts of information pertinent to the site. I have seen that there has been a decline in page views over the last two weeks. What the hell can … Continue reading

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The Skeeter Pee is done and I have some bottled up in Grolsch flip-top bottles. It tastes sublime with a nice slug of sweet partnered with a tart batch of lemon. Delicious. My batch of Skeeter Pee came out at … Continue reading

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