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Anyone here enjoy alcohol?

Discussion in 'Off Topic' started by Joe Link, Dec 12, 2009.

  1. Joe Link

    Joe Link Portland, OR Well-Known Member Staff Member Lifetime Supporter 2015 Volunteer 2016 Volunteer

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    Lately I've been working on a new site for the Northwest called NorthwestLibations.com. I built it for the same reason I built this site, because I saw a void I wanted to fill. With all the excellent beers, wines, and spirits coming out of the Northwest, I was really shocked to find there was no place to talk about them online. For now, my vision for what the site will provide is simple:


    • Discuss your favorite beers, wines, and spirits; local and distant.
    • Discuss local bars & restaurants of the Northwest.
    • Meet other like minded folks.
    • Share tips and help others with home brewing, wine making, and distilling.

    If any of you are interested in helping me get it off the ground, I'd really appreciate it if you'd add it to your bookmarks, create an account, and add it to the rotation of sites you visit. The most difficult part is always getting the first 100-200 regular members. Once these are established I can begin marketing the site so when people visit they see other people and not a site with little to no activity :laugh:

    It's in the beginning stages right now, so please bear with the construction :thumbup:

    P.S. Because this is going to be a site for those 18+ and we won't have a dog in any political fights, the rules will be quite a bit looser over there ;)
     
  2. Silver Fox

    Silver Fox Puyallup, WA Well-Known Member

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    Joey-


    Maybe throw a section in there for cigars.

    SF-
     
  3. willseeker

    willseeker N. Portland. Well-Known Member

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    +1! Got the best place in town to relax with those leafy vegetables!

    Let me know if you want info.

    Will
     
  4. Joe Link

    Joe Link Portland, OR Well-Known Member Staff Member Lifetime Supporter 2015 Volunteer 2016 Volunteer

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    Absolutely! Sections for cigars and foods will be coming soon :thumbup:
     
  5. Weebs

    Weebs Clackamas County Member

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  6. Silver Fox

    Silver Fox Puyallup, WA Well-Known Member

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    How about home made pipe bombs so we can have "northwestbatfE" forgot the exosives :)

    SF-
     
  7. Trlsmn

    Trlsmn In Utero (Portland) Well-Known Member

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    We do need to kick this endeavor off with Cigars and Scotch at Kennedy school BTW! :thumbup:
     
  8. MarkSBG

    MarkSBG Beaverton Oregon Well-Known Member

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    with OC?!?!
     
  9. Trlsmn

    Trlsmn In Utero (Portland) Well-Known Member

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    Pepper spray?
     
  10. deadeye

    deadeye Albany,OR. Moderator Staff Member

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    GREAT now I'm going to need a designated keyboard operator.....:(

    AND I dont really want to move my computer outside when I switch over to talk cigars.:D
     
  11. willseeker

    willseeker N. Portland. Well-Known Member

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    I have been going to Broadway Cigar in NE PDX since it opened a year ago.

    Biggest and most comfortable man cave you may have ever seen. Good cigars and good folk. You will not be dissappointed! :thumbup:

    It can hold probably 30 to 40 comfortably, with flat screen tv, refreshments and lots of leather sofas and chairs. You wont want to leave.
     
  12. Trlsmn

    Trlsmn In Utero (Portland) Well-Known Member

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    I was going to stop in there last week now I will have too!
     
  13. Joe Link

    Joe Link Portland, OR Well-Known Member Staff Member Lifetime Supporter 2015 Volunteer 2016 Volunteer

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    Is that Jason's place?
     
  14. willseeker

    willseeker N. Portland. Well-Known Member

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    Big 10-4 on that one!

    I'll be there today around 1:00PM to burn one!
     
  15. Joe Link

    Joe Link Portland, OR Well-Known Member Staff Member Lifetime Supporter 2015 Volunteer 2016 Volunteer

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    Ah I've never been there but I've heard it's nice. I've smoked with him quite a few times at the Shilo :)
     
  16. wavo

    wavo Portland Member

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    Ooohh Cigars and whiskey, now you all have my attention! Plus 1 on the Cigars and the Shilo.
     
  17. Joe Link

    Joe Link Portland, OR Well-Known Member Staff Member Lifetime Supporter 2015 Volunteer 2016 Volunteer

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    Sounds to me like we're gonna have to have a meet sometime soon :)
     
  18. Joe Link

    Joe Link Portland, OR Well-Known Member Staff Member Lifetime Supporter 2015 Volunteer 2016 Volunteer

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    :beer:
     
  19. Stomper

    Stomper Oceania Rising White Is The New Brown Silver Supporter

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    MMMMmmmm... Scotch!! Chivas Regal or Johnnie Walker on the rocks or as a boiler maker!! :thumbup:
     
  20. Gunner3456

    Gunner3456 Salem Well-Known Member

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    Our SOL has gotten very good at making beer. I'm interested in learning.

    Every time they visit he takes home lot of water bottled in 5 gallon jugs from our well. Our water is snow melt in fractured granite. His water is from The Dalles - chlorinated Columbia River water. He thinks I should start a brewery, LOL.

    I'll look forward to seeing what I can learn. :thumbup: