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 21 
 on: January 18, 2018, 12:20:18 pm 
Started by BKDotCom - Last post by rebound
Bezos just bought the Washington Post and the largest house in DC so that seems like a pretty significant vote for DC area.

Did not know that.  I change my vote.  DC area for the win.

 22 
 on: January 18, 2018, 12:17:59 pm 
Started by rebound - Last post by rebound
Love Heirloom.  Solid top to bottom.   Going to try Renaissance this weekend for sure.  Have to stay on top of things.  Smiley

 

 23 
 on: January 18, 2018, 12:11:01 pm 
Started by BKDotCom - Last post by TulsaGoldenHurriCAN
Agreed.  And Pittsburgh.  Don't see that one happening, either.   And why would they do West Coast?  Strategically that would not make any sense.  East Coast somewhere is best bet, assuming incentives work out, etc.   Austin, as cool as it is, is going to be hurt by lack of direct flights in/out.   Dallas, maybe, but East just seems to make more sense for them.

I've said Atlanta from the start, and they are still in there.  I'll add DC area, and Raleigh as options.  But it will all come down to who  makes the best offer among the real 3-4 choices they want.

Yeah, I'm putting my money on the east coast city with best incentives. I'd double down on a DC-area place to win. They have the jobs and train rides to all the major metros in the NE. They are going to waste a lot of cities' time with this and I doubt they will really consider those outside the few they really want outside some deals they can't refuse. The $7B NJ break is pretty ludicrous so I wouldn't be surprised if they take that or use it to force a DC area city to match it.

The DC location is perfect for Amazon because they have 3 separate state/district governments vying to provide the best tax incentives and when all is said and done, they might be able to put major centers in all 3 to take advantage of different incentives (discounts/corporate tax breaks/"personal income tax diversion"/free land/etc).

Bezos just bought the Washington Post and the largest house in DC so that seems like a pretty significant vote for DC area.

 24 
 on: January 18, 2018, 12:08:11 pm 
Started by Conan71 - Last post by rebound
I think we all knew there were deep character flaws in Trump prior to him ever running for POTUS.  In addition, these all seem to be things which happened prior to him taking office from what we know...at this point in time.  With Clinton, there apparently was still a pattern of cheating and forcing himself on other women once he was in the WH.  The cheating seems to be a time-honored tradition in the Oral Orifice er Oval Office dating back a couple of centuries, that never bothered me so much as the alleged attack on Kathleen Willey.

As of yet, we've heard nothing indicating Trump's abhorrent moral behavior has continued into the White House.  Those of us who knew what a D-Bag he was prior to running didn't condone his behavior and we didn't vote for him.  Same with Clinton.  At least I'm consistent with my world view on alleged molesters and cheaters and leadership roles.

One thing I will say I appreciate about Obama is he didn't seem to have any major moral flaws.  Our politics differed, but as a human, I have always respected him.  Bush II's biggest problem was listening to the wrong advisors on certain foreign policy issues, otherwise he seemed to have a pretty good moral compass.

...at this point in time.   I'm not sure if you did that on purpose, but awesome if you did.  That phrase is straight out the Watergate hearings.  Dean, if I remember correctly, used it all the time and that's where it entered into common use.   Seems very apropos.

And I'm completely onboard with your Obama and Bush examples.  Both good people that we can disagree with politically.  Trump isn't (and never was) comparable.

 

 25 
 on: January 18, 2018, 12:00:59 pm 
Started by BKDotCom - Last post by Hoss
Austin has the hip factor and all, but I think people will be really sorry about burdening their already insufficient infrastructure if Amazon chose ATX.

DFW could likely handle that sort of influx.

Given that they have a large airport also.  However, don't put Atlanta out of the running.  Hartsfield is a huge airport (busiest in the world actually) and tax incentives in Georgia have driven the film industry there (many Marvel films get filmed there now).

 26 
 on: January 18, 2018, 11:45:03 am 
Started by rebound - Last post by Hoss
I'm not sure if this is a new topic, or if it should go under restaurant reviews or wherever. But given the attention lately to the various new Breweries we need a place for specific reviews and updates on events, etc.

I finally made it to Cabin Boys yesterday, and was impressed by the place and the beer quality overall.   A couple of us did flights to check out all their offerings, and across the board(s) there was only one beer that was not to my taste.  (But that same beer is one of their better noted beers, so what do I know?)

A couple of things that made the evening more interesting:

1)  They are doing a BBQ class on Feb 10th, and were shooting some promo pictures for it last night, including their own actual BBQ, and gave everyone in the place free BBQ when they were done!  Very cool of them, and great BBQ.  If anybody is looking for a BBQ class where they can also pair beer, that might be something to check out.

2)  Gustungling!  I have never seen this or heard of it before, but gustungling is apparently a German thing and has been around forever and is usually done with heavy/darker beers. (CB does theirs with a stout.) It involves sticking a hot iron into the glass of beer to caramelize the sugars and increase the foam.  It results in a cold beer with a warm, nutty, foam head.  They serve the stout in two glasses so that you can do a side by side taste test: One small glass (flight size) that they serve normally, and a separate glass that they gustung.  (is "gustung" a verb?) It's very cool to watch, and significantly changes the flavor as well.  It's worth a trip just to try this single offering, as I don't think anyone else is doing it yet.  Gimmicky?  Maybe, but still neat.

Anyway,  nice place, nice people, and good beer.   CB is now on my rotation.


I've been to CB three times now, with friends/family, and love this place.  I had never heard of the Gustungling, but now will have to ask about it and check it out.  Their beers rotate a lot but I haven't had one I didn't either flat out like or appreciate (even if it wasn't a favorite of mine it's beer; I'll still drink it).

I love the area out near the shop with the Ping Pong table, foosball table and bag toss (? not even sure what that game is called).  Keeps you busy and social while drinking.  I haven't tried the food yet from the trucks but will have to soon.

I love the fact that there are now three local brewers in walking distance from each other (CB, Marshall's, Renaissance..which I have yet to go to).  Oklahoma has come a long way since Eric opened Marshall's back in 2008.  Can't wait for October.

I also love the long tables in the taproom made out of tree trunks.  Gives the place an earthy feel to it.

And if you haven't, make sure you get up near the Circle Cinema on Admiral Blvd and try Heirloom Rustic.  That place is awesome and they have great beers.

 27 
 on: January 18, 2018, 11:43:46 am 
Started by citizen72 - Last post by Conan71
Sorry man, got nothing on that.  I do my own deck work.

 28 
 on: January 18, 2018, 11:42:55 am 
Started by BKDotCom - Last post by Conan71
Austin has the hip factor and all, but I think people will be really sorry about burdening their already insufficient infrastructure if Amazon chose ATX.

DFW could likely handle that sort of influx.

 29 
 on: January 18, 2018, 11:40:20 am 
Started by Tulsasaurus Rex - Last post by Conan71
What has come of the brewery that was slated for Muskogee?  I remember reading an article on that around two years ago.

 30 
 on: January 18, 2018, 11:37:42 am 
Started by rebound - Last post by rebound
I'm not sure if this is a new topic, or if it should go under restaurant reviews or wherever. But given the attention lately to the various new Breweries we need a place for specific reviews and updates on events, etc.

I finally made it to Cabin Boys yesterday, and was impressed by the place and the beer quality overall.   A couple of us did flights to check out all their offerings, and across the board(s) there was only one beer that was not to my taste.  (But that same beer is one of their better noted beers, so what do I know?)

A couple of things that made the evening more interesting:

1)  They are doing a BBQ class on Feb 10th, and were shooting some promo pictures for it last night, including their own actual BBQ, and gave everyone in the place free BBQ when they were done!  Very cool of them, and great BBQ.  If anybody is looking for a BBQ class where they can also pair beer, that might be something to check out.

2)  Gustungling!  I have never seen this or heard of it before, but gustungling is apparently a German thing and has been around forever and is usually done with heavy/darker beers. (CB does theirs with a stout.) It involves sticking a hot iron into the glass of beer to caramelize the sugars and increase the foam.  It results in a cold beer with a warm, nutty, foam head.  They serve the stout in two glasses so that you can do a side by side taste test: One small glass (flight size) that they serve normally, and a separate glass that they gustung.  (is "gustung" a verb?) It's very cool to watch, and significantly changes the flavor as well.  It's worth a trip just to try this single offering, as I don't think anyone else is doing it yet.  Gimmicky?  Maybe, but still neat.

Anyway,  nice place, nice people, and good beer.   CB is now on my rotation.

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