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  1. Everyone in early Canned Heat had a nickname. ...

    Everyone in early Canned Heat had a nickname. Bob "The Bear" Hite, Alan "Blind Owl" Wilson, Henry "The Sunflower" Vestine, Larry "The Mole" Taylor, and Adolfo "Fito" de la Parra. Offthe top of my...
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    Schenker-Pattison Summit - The Endless Jam

    Schenker-Pattison Summit - The Endless Jam
  3. Happy birthday!

    Happy birthday!
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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e2NNjwjgYbU ...

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e2NNjwjgYbU

    Song written by Gram Parsons
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    I do the same. Get good wine for special...

    I do the same. Get good wine for special occasions. But regular table wine, to me, is best from other countries.
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    I think that is similar to what is happening in...

    I think that is similar to what is happening in the US, except in the US they never poll for opinions on the wine. Here, they just say, "We've got a lot of dark red, sweet, fruity wine here. Let's...
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    https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/news/624/cpsprodpb/8704/p...

    https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/news/624/cpsprodpb/8704/production/_108346543_ce1f516c-4f8b-41ce-aaf6-69751629b094.jpg
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    RIP Peter Fonda

    Fri, 16 August, actor Peter Fonda died of complications from lung cancer. He was 79.
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    I'll remember that if I can ever afford a cell...

    I'll remember that if I can ever afford a cell phone.
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    I hadn't even heard that Coors merged with...

    I hadn't even heard that Coors merged with Miller. Doesn't make much difference to me, as neither product is drinkable. They deserve each other.

    Today I had a Drake's IPA on tap. As far as I...
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    I agree. It's a bad trend having the giants...

    I agree. It's a bad trend having the giants usurp the good guys. Imagine the hike in suicide rate when we are back to Bud, Miller and Coors. Only bright side I see is that hops will be free to...
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    Some good Eastern Sierra+/- brews (warning-I'm...

    Some good Eastern Sierra+/- brews (warning-I'm partial to IPAs):

    Lassen Ale Works: Volcanic Double IPA-by far the best beer on offer from Lassen Ale Works in Susanville, CA.

    The Brewing Lair:...
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    Still like Anchor Steam and Sierra Nevada. ...

    Still like Anchor Steam and Sierra Nevada. Haven't had a Red Hook in about 15-20 years. I've been to their brewery in Woodinville, WA. They used to be good, and I hope they still are. Ballard...
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    Of the 8 brewers listed in the article, I have...

    Of the 8 brewers listed in the article, I have tried beers from three: Goose Island (Goose Island IPA), Elysian (Space Dust IPA), Four Peaks (Kilt Lifter Scottish Ale, Hop Knot IPA, Grapefruit...
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    Thanks for the info, Steve and Ian. They only...

    Thanks for the info, Steve and Ian. They only had five different beer taps at the outdoor concert, two from a local independent brewery. Last night, Goose Island was the only IPA, although other...
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    So many beers have sold out to the big...

    So many beers have sold out to the big corporations that I can't keep track anymore. I heard not too long ago that Lagunitas is part of a big brewcorp now. I've already forgotten which one. I go...
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    Went to a free concert yesterday evening and...

    Went to a free concert yesterday evening and bought a beer there, a Goose Island IPA. It was tasty. I asked where it was from, but the volunteer bartender didn't know. I just looked it up, and...
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    Rest in peace, Ian.

    Rest in peace, Ian.
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    Kill it fast. Modern pop is painful to listen to.

    Kill it fast. Modern pop is painful to listen to.
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    I caught part of this on broadcast TV the other...

    I caught part of this on broadcast TV the other night. Music is by Tangerine Dream. I have the soundtrack album.
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    We went here: The Brewing Lair (of the Lost...

    We went here:

    The Brewing Lair (of the Lost Sierra)
    Blairsden, California

    http://www.thebrewinglair.com/

    I had an Ambush IPA and a Take a Hike Red IPA, and sampled wee tastes of their other...
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    :lol

    :lol
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    I had a Record Street Pale Ale on tap made by...

    I had a Record Street Pale Ale on tap made by Record Street Brewing Co. in Reno, NV. A very good American pale ale.
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    I prefer reviews to rankings. Both are opinions,...

    I prefer reviews to rankings. Both are opinions, but I get more information from a review. If you are familiar with a reviewer, you can get even more information. For example, I know what a local...
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    Quite a shock. Rest in peace, Mr Hauer. You...

    Quite a shock. Rest in peace, Mr Hauer. You will be missed.
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    Rest in peace, Paul.

    Rest in peace, Paul.
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    R.I.P. Art Neville

    Founding member of the Meters and Neville Brothers died Monday 22 July at age 81.

    New Orleans legend Art Neville, founder of the Meters and Neville Brothers, dies at 81
  28. I have not seen that. Rock paper scissors?

    I have not seen that. Rock paper scissors?
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    R.I.P. Bill Vitt

    Bill Vitt was best known as the drummer in the Merl Saunders-Jerry Garcia Band. I always enjoyed their Live at Keystone albums. Vitt died on July 16, 2019.

    R.I.P. Jerry Garcia Drummer Bill Vitt
  30. Very cool artwork, Robert.

    Very cool artwork, Robert.
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    We watched a good movie last night, a Korean gem...

    We watched a good movie last night, a Korean gem called Burning (2018), with only three main characters and a 2 1/2 hour running time. A missing person/possible murder mystery. Unlike the typical...
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    Sorry to hear this. A great singer/musician and...

    Sorry to hear this. A great singer/musician and a leader in South African pop-rock. Rest in peace.
  33. I sometimes get leg and foot cramps, but I don't...

    I sometimes get leg and foot cramps, but I don't take statins.
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    Thanks. The double-blind tasting sounds like...

    Thanks. The double-blind tasting sounds like fun. I could read more of the text in the new photo, but some of the smaller print still escapes me. Maybe my eyes are going with age. Or maybe people...
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    The "Roadside Geology" series is also good. I...

    The "Roadside Geology" series is also good. I have the one for Hawaii.
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    I have seen the four-packs of 16-oz cans from...

    I have seen the four-packs of 16-oz cans from local breweries here. My frustration with the packaging likely stems from the inverse relationship between 'thirst' and 'patience and coordination.'
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    Mexican beers are wonderful summertime thirst...

    Mexican beers are wonderful summertime thirst quenchers. I have heard that some contain adjuncts, but many are still made in the style taught by German and Austrian master brewers in the 19th...
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    I continue to try NE IPAs in hope of finding a...

    I continue to try NE IPAs in hope of finding a favorite. They're not bad, just not what I'm used to after years of not knowing there was an alternative to west coast IPAs. I don't travel much. ...
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    Has anyone encountered these new plastic...

    Has anyone encountered these new plastic monstrosities the hold six packs of beer together?

    https://images.newrepublic.com/76c8cb2c1c0dd8f2d21c8826091a2476a5657485.png?w=1400&q=65&dpi=1.25&h=579
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    It should be illegal to sell beer that has gone...

    It should be illegal to sell beer that has gone bad.



    I like Voodoo Ranger regular IPA. I am leery of NE IPAs because, while I have had a few good ones, most seem to leave a sweet aftertaste...
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    I've seen Lone Star. Good movie. I want to see...

    I've seen Lone Star. Good movie. I want to see Repo Man, but have never had the opportunity. A Michael Nesmith production.
  42. Rest in peace.

    Rest in peace.
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    I looked up Artificial Condition on my library's...

    I looked up Artificial Condition on my library's site, and listed there are 3 other books in the Murderbot Diaries series. Do you recommend reading them in order, or is Artificial Condition a...
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    If anybody cares, Megan Rapinoe and Alex Morgan...

    If anybody cares, Megan Rapinoe and Alex Morgan from the World Cup team will be on Jimmy Kimmel's show tonight.
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    Hops and alcohol are the two natural...

    Hops and alcohol are the two natural preservatives in beer. So an Imperial IPA might be expected to have a longer shelf life than other beers.

    Ales meant to improve with age are usually so marked...
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    Some of the better breweries are putting the...

    Some of the better breweries are putting the bottling date on their beers now. Three months is the recommended time from that date by which to drink them (assuming they have been stored in a cool...
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    The Free by Willy Vlautin. As far as I know, it...

    The Free by Willy Vlautin. As far as I know, it is Vlautin's only novel I haven't already read.
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    Couple of Yorkshire ales I like, but haven't had...

    Couple of Yorkshire ales I like, but haven't had in a while, are Theakston Old Peculier and Theakston Bitter. I have been fortunate to find both on tap (English style tap) in the US, years ago.
  49. When my Dad was alive, I asked him if I should...

    When my Dad was alive, I asked him if I should sign up for AARP, as I had been getting advertisements in the mail. He said, "No."
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    Rest in peace, Joćo. Love me some bossa nova. I...

    Rest in peace, Joćo. Love me some bossa nova. I find the music best on a sunny day. It doesn't lend itself to snowfall. I believe I'll put that Getz/Gilberto album on today.
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    Tried a few drafts at a local brewpub: Able...

    Tried a few drafts at a local brewpub:

    Able Baker (Henderson, NV) Atomic Duck-a rather ordinary IPA. Not bad. Not exceptional.

    Lost Coast (Eureka, CA) Fog Cutter-a much better IPA.

    Wife...
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    Rapinoe slams FIFA over schedule, prize money...

    Rapinoe slams FIFA over schedule, prize money
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    What time does today's game start? We don't have...

    What time does today's game start? We don't have cable and must go to a pub to see it.
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    Maybe you're thinking of Alaska's Hopothermia, an...

    Maybe you're thinking of Alaska's Hopothermia, an excellent IPA with an excellent name.

    https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20190628/0dc447d39e9ae39d1924a192c27d870f.jpg

    That one sounds great. It...
  55. Thread: Stoner!

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    ^Listened to that one yesterday. Great album.

    ^Listened to that one yesterday. Great album.
  56. Rest in peace, Gary.

    Rest in peace, Gary.
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    Very cool. Thanks for posting.

    Very cool. Thanks for posting.
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    https://1jyd2toklpxma7w23lqt6d4n-wpengine.netdna-s...

    https://1jyd2toklpxma7w23lqt6d4n-wpengine.netdna-ssl.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/HUSKY-Bottle-and-Pint-and-Can.png



    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TLIppgE45wM

    Haven't tried this one, but...
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    Northline by Willy Vlautin

    Northline by Willy Vlautin
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    Jonas Hellborg - Kali's Son

    Jonas Hellborg - Kali's Son
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