Archive for December, 2007

Here’s 2 great pieces of Christmas Genesee Advertising.



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Tiny Things I Hate

Okay I’m not one that enjoys reading blogs with blabbering negative rants but this blog is really funny!
I hope you enjoy it as much as I did!
Tiny Things I Hate

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I found this great poster posted on one of my favorite blogs a few weeks ago. I love the simple bold illustration style. I found it amusing and I do think it helps to have a sense a humor to deal with our upstate winters.

They like winter in New York State

A Federal Art Project poster promoting winter sports in New York: “They like winter in New York State. The state that has everything.” The poster was created by Jack Rivlota between 1936 and 1941. Posted with permission from Shorpy.

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For those of you that didn’t read this in the paper yesterday.
New place opens in Pittsford supplying local gourmet food and what sounds like a decent beer selection. I’ll have check it out next time I venture to the east side. We need more places like this in Rochester!

Also noticed that Wegmans is selling Ommegang Gift packs for the holidays. Each gift pack contains one Hennepin Farmhouse Saison, one Three Philosophers Quadrupel Ale, one Ommegang Chocolate Indulgence Stout (all 750ML bottles) and one custom art collectible glass. What beer lover wouldn’t love this in their stocking? I wish Wegmans would sells singles of Chocolate Indulgence because I’m yet to try it.. Oh well I’m due for my Holiday trip to Beers of the World anyways..
My favorite beer to drink on Christmas being Corsendonk Brown AleYUM!

What’s your favorite beer to enjoy during the holidays?

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Well I don’t know about everyone else out there but I dream of the day when I can have fresh beer on tap in my bar. Your normal kegerator setup would be just great, with say a nice quarter keg of Custom Brewcrafter’s English Pale Ale. Wow I’d probably never leave my basement except to return/refill the keg. I talked to my homebrewing Dad the other day and he told me about his latest project. A chest freezer converted into a 5 tap kegerator which would hold 5 different soda kegs of homebrew. Sweet! I can’t wait to check it out on my next visit to Pretzelvania.

This is where he learned how to do it:


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