Ratebeer winter gathering kickoff thread

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decaturstevo
beers 6343 º places 200 º 08:35 Sun 8/26/2012

When it comes down to proposals will they include a most likely date? If extensive travel is required it helps to know the date as far in advance as possible and the date might influence the voting. cheerstevo

 
drowland
beers 9161 º places 292 º 09:11 Sun 8/26/2012

Anyone brewing up proposals?

 
brokensail
beers 16670 º places 1374 º 10:12 Sun 8/26/2012

Originally posted by Fratto
What is cornhole/bags?


http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cornhole

 
brokensail
beers 16670 º places 1374 º 10:13 Sun 8/26/2012

Originally posted by decaturstevo
When it comes down to proposals will they include a most likely date? If extensive travel is required it helps to know the date as far in advance as possible and the date might influence the voting. cheerstevo


In my brief experience, dates are included. The breweries/bars involved would most likely want to have these things on their calendars well in advance, as well as making it possible for those traveling to the event to be able to plan accordingly.

 
northernbrews
beers 50 º places 15 º 13:04 Sun 8/26/2012

Originally posted by Beerlando
My back yard again, a-la the very informal RBWG 2009 (aka Chunk & Patriot’s Lick-Yo-Face-Off Throwdown)?

Highlights from that tasting:

- The first mass consumption and rating of Purple Possum Habanero Mead
- My Boston Terrier Patriot repeatedly face-raping mgumby10 and other participants
- Dickinsonbeer homebrew aplenty
- Some of the very first batches of CCB stuff, growlered by Degarth himself
- Northernbrews out-drinking EVERYONE....how he was still coherent at the end of the night, I have no idea


I’m ready for another round :) Next time I come down I’m definitely booking a later flight home though....only getting about 3 hours of sleep after drinking hard for 15+ hours was a little rough!

 
drowland
beers 9161 º places 292 º 13:14 Sun 8/26/2012

I can write a Jax proposal but I don’t know that anyone would be interested, especially if Orlando or Tampa are in the running.

 
jcwattsrugger
beers 12549 º places 2 º 18:35 Sun 8/26/2012

Originally posted by drowland
I can write a Jax proposal but I don’t know that anyone would be interested, especially if Orlando or Tampa are in the running.


DR Owland -
JAX now has a great scene and there isnt a proposal from anyone yet including those 2 towns :-)

cheers john

 
Drake
beers 14107 º places 832 º 18:39 Sun 8/26/2012

Originally posted by jcwattsrugger
Originally posted by drowland
I can write a Jax proposal but I don’t know that anyone would be interested, especially if Orlando or Tampa are in the running.


DR Owland -
JAX now has a great scene and there isnt a proposal from anyone yet including those 2 towns :-)

cheers john


I’ll echo that. There’s always SOME enthusiasm from a lot of cities, but very few actually submit proposals. So work on a proposal and at the very worst, you’ll have a great template for future events.

 
drowland
beers 9161 º places 292 º 19:41 Sun 8/26/2012

Very busy but I’ll get on it!

 
drowland
beers 9161 º places 292 º 19:49 Sun 8/26/2012

The Southeast Regional Tuba Euphonium Conference is March 15-16 in Jax. WHO WANTS TO COORDINATE?!