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Holy Mother of Gatherings 2013 HMOG

Discussion in 'South-Atlantic' started by pghlee, Feb 22, 2013.

  1. pghlee

    pghlee Savant (265) Georgia Feb 24, 2006

    Please go to the Beer Advocate events page and sign up for this event as soon as possible so we can get a head count. Register your beers on the spreadsheet attatched to speed up the check in process and let others match up possible verticals. (Donnie will post asap)

    Link- http://bit.ly/13aOPHS

    This is a free Charity Event to help change Beer laws in Georgia. Your Entry Fee is a bottle of rare out of market beer. You must sign up for this event and add your beer to the spreadsheet or you will not be allowed to participate.

    Questions? Beermail Pghlee
  2. GatorBeerNerd

    GatorBeerNerd Savant (445) Georgia Sep 15, 2007

  3. UGADawgGuy

    UGADawgGuy Aficionado (220) Georgia Jul 16, 2008

    I SHOULD be able to go this year (after ignominiously missing last year's festivities), and have posted my last bottle of Dark Lord to the spreadsheet. I'll know within two days whether I'll be able to make it to the event, and if I can't go, I'll delete that entry from the spreadsheet a.s.a.p.
  4. Kmccabe33

    Kmccabe33 Savant (485) Georgia Nov 4, 2011 Verified

    Definitely will be there, added my starter beers to it, will be adjusting later on.
  5. michaeljstraub

    michaeljstraub Savant (395) Georgia Oct 6, 2012 Verified

    If we're maybes should we go ahead and add bottles? Is there a cutoff on attendees if I wait for a few days?
  6. pghlee

    pghlee Savant (265) Georgia Feb 24, 2006

    You can add them and sign up everyone who signs up and adds a beer will be granted entry. we always have a few no shows.
  7. bhalter8

    bhalter8 Savant (330) Georgia Feb 22, 2008

    Gotta dig around the cellar a bit, but I am in!
  8. Kayne

    Kayne Zealot (75) Georgia Jan 8, 2009

    Couldn't make last year's, but I won't miss this one.
  9. mrandypandy

    mrandypandy Savant (460) Georgia Mar 3, 2007 Verified

    I'm in. Added two items to the list for now, will add more after I rummage through the cellar and see what I have.
  10. shizzyraw

    shizzyraw Aficionado (175) Pennsylvania Mar 26, 2008 Verified

    So are the beers we add to the SS for the auction or to share?
  11. jmhart

    jmhart Savant (260) Georgia Feb 20, 2010

    The SS is the to open and share list.
  12. DawgPhan

    DawgPhan Savant (285) Georgia Mar 23, 2012 Verified

    So if I am able to make it and I bring my beer...do I bring it chilled? If i bring it chilled do I need to bring a cooler? I understand that no one wants to drink ice cold beer, but room temp might be a little warm.
  13. pghlee

    pghlee Savant (265) Georgia Feb 24, 2006

    We have some areas to ice stuff down
  14. DawgPhan

    DawgPhan Savant (285) Georgia Mar 23, 2012 Verified

    great thanks.
  15. petitcochon57

    petitcochon57 Aspirant (40) Georgia Jan 15, 2013

    Added my Bruery and Firestone; will probably have at least one other since I'm headed to California in two weeks. So excited for my first HMOG!
  16. Mmm, this looks like fun. Ill probably end up staying the weekend in Atlanta.
  17. ok, I'll be nice and play along, I added a beer that can't be bought in GA to the spreadsheet...
  18. Heh, heh. I see what you did there,Jedi!
  19. Excited!
  20. WzrHamilton

    WzrHamilton Aspirant (45) Georgia Sep 2, 2010

    Unfortunately, I can not access the spreadsheet. Can someone please add to it, what we will bring this year? It will be:
    1. Westbrook Wine Barrel Triple (Tiger Mountain Malbec & Rombauer Cabernet) & the Bella Vigna Triple (Pinot Noir). All 2011. These three bottles are intented to be a fun wine variety tasting : )
    2. Surly five (2011)

    Katie, WzrHamilton.
  21. GatorBeerNerd

    GatorBeerNerd Savant (445) Georgia Sep 15, 2007

    Use the link from my 2nd post in the thread, or this one. The one Lee added to the sign up page just points back to this thread it appears.


    Lee, might want to fix that link in the calendar entry if you can.
  22. GameFreac

    GameFreac Savant (480) Georgia Apr 8, 2011 Verified

    Thanks to Msquared 2, I got some Zoe and Hoponius Union. Hopefully that will be better than Sue and Olde School Barleywine. Haha.
  23. pghlee

    pghlee Savant (265) Georgia Feb 24, 2006

    Starting to get close to the date. Please sign up if you havent already so we can get an idea of how many people
  24. pghlee

    pghlee Savant (265) Georgia Feb 24, 2006

    About to be over 100 rare beers!! If anybody has anything they would like to contribute to the auction please beermail me.
  25. wrp

    wrp Aficionado (110) Georgia May 22, 2010 Verified

    So if I responded yes to the event page and added my beers to the spreadsheet, I just show up on the 30th with my beers to get in right?
  26. afksports

    afksports Savant (420) New York Aug 22, 2010

    Oh man! HMOG 2012 was awesome! (Slash... embarrassing for me). Caught this thread and unfortunately I will be in NYC. That should spare some excellent Georgia folks like Mark and Donnie some beers, and spare everyone some embarrassing stories! On the other hand, I won't be donating $255 to Brick Store drunkenly, so.. win/win?
    seanchai likes this.
  27. pghlee

    pghlee Savant (265) Georgia Feb 24, 2006

    You donated to the new House Bill to allow breweries to sell beer from their tap rooms to go. Not BSP. just for the record. You will be missed!
    afksports likes this.
  28. afksports

    afksports Savant (420) New York Aug 22, 2010

    Happy to see where it went! Thanks for the correction - I never meant to say I donated to BSP directly. You guys always make sure the dollars go to the right place, and I had total confidence in that. Probably made that hangover better knowing that, too. Haha! Cheers and best of luck with HMOG '13!
  29. kp

    kp Aficionado (220) Georgia Jun 5, 2002

    Mystery box from Denmark?
    afksports likes this.
  30. GatorBeerNerd

    GatorBeerNerd Savant (445) Georgia Sep 15, 2007

    I'm not embarrassed by any of the stories. I wonder how often your ears burn when I am at a tasting though. I will never forget trying to wave at you at Raging Burrito afterward when you appeared to be catatonic. Good times!

    Yep, he was the lucky winner thanks to another friend of mine crossing out their higher bid not long before the auction ended.
    afksports likes this.
  31. afksports

    afksports Savant (420) New York Aug 22, 2010

    Catatonic is correct, good sir! I know I went to Raging Burrito, but I don't think I kept any memories. Hahah. HMOG 2014 I'll be on much better behavior.
  32. Just added my bottles of what I know I'm bringing. If anyone can help finish the Vertical Epic lineup that would kick ass
  33. Anybody happen to have a 2012 Ivan the Terrible? I've got 08-10 and would like to do the full vertical. My 12's are still in MT.....
  34. OskarsBamaBlues

    OskarsBamaBlues Aficionado (220) Georgia Jun 28, 2005 Verified

    Less than two weeks away! This is always one of my favorite beer events.

    Finally got around to adding my beers to the spreadsheet.
  35. bulletburke

    bulletburke Aficionado (150) Georgia Jan 28, 2009 Verified

    Hope you don't mean "best behavior", cuz how much fun is that? Sorry to hear you won't make it down this year, have set aside a few things from that box for your return. Hope to see you next year!
    afksports likes this.
  36. TheDole

    TheDole Aficionado (110) Georgia Jan 22, 2011

    seeing some Hill Farmstead action makes my pee pee hard. lol. I work until 4 on Saturdays so Ill have to ask off but would love to add some of the new pickups to the SS.
  37. I'm in! Just added my bottles and RSVP'd. This will be my first HMOG! (Be gentle, y'all.)
  38. A quick question...

    Did prior HMOGs begin earlier than 12 Noon? A family gathering has cropped up and now I have to decide which to attend.
  39. GatorBeerNerd

    GatorBeerNerd Savant (445) Georgia Sep 15, 2007

    I think every one I have been to has started at noon. I say that because I always get there at opening to eat lunch before the crowd starts to arrive. Not to mention, since they open at 11am, it is pretty hard for it to start much sooner than 12.
  40. pghlee

    pghlee Savant (265) Georgia Feb 24, 2006

    yup noon start, can't really start any earlier. hope you can still make it