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Cellaring: Unboxed and Organized

Finally, after a very exhausting week of long hours, lots of work and unpacking, the beer cellar is setup in its new location. The cellar has kept at 55F all week (which is awesome!), the door is pretty concealed and has a security code handle + electronic deadbolt. The beer itself is within 2 locked …

Hoarding: We could be worse, right? Right?

via LaughingSquid & Vice: With The World Speed Project, Ryan Beitz is attempting to become the owner of every VHS copy of the 1994 Keanu Reeves thriller, Speed. The Idaho resident, who was recently the subject of a Vice profile, currently owns around 550 copies of the film on video cassette with an additional 26 copies of the laserdisc version. If …

Cellaring: Houston, we have a problem

It’s not until you move all  of your beer across town in boxes and unload it in your basement that you realize there are problems to resolve. I have a problem of hoarding and this year, I’m going to seriously pair down the cellar to a reasonable amount of beer. This is absurd. Note that …

Homebrewing: Carboy transit initiated!

  I don’t think you’re supposed to aerate finished beer but oh well! 2 up front and 6 in the back. Going to have these in my car today covered up until I go to the new place. It’s always amazing how much space the tiny Golf has for transporting this sort of stuff. On …

Cellaring: Transporting Wilds & Lambic in bulk

I’m not asking if this is okay because I really have no choice but to take on this activity. I’m moving to a new house this week and I’m boxing up about 200 Lambic, 8 carboys, 8 kegs, 75 bottles of bourbon, wine, mead and iced wine and then another 150 or so bottles of …