Trouble Brewing #76

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  1. Todd

    Todd Founder Aug 23, 1996 Colorado
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    Trouble Brewing by Arne Frantzell
    From BeerAdvocate magazine #76 (May 2013)
  2. palmdalethriller

    palmdalethriller Dec 26, 2007 California

    I love the TED talk.
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  3. daysinthewake

    daysinthewake Nov 13, 2010 California

    My favorite part, too.
  4. EkimGram

    EkimGram Oct 16, 2009 New York

    I've been out of the beer circle for a while, can someone explain what Dave is? Or is it just a satire on white whales?
  5. kscaldef

    kscaldef Jun 11, 2010 Oregon
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  6. Beerontwowheels

    Beerontwowheels Nov 22, 2009 Maryland

    Can someone explain the Ted talk. I honestly don't get the reference...
  7. 1up

    1up Mar 5, 2013 District of Columbia

    It's the second box in the comic strip, says TED in the background. They're saying that he is so important after getting Dave that he gives a TED talk on it.
  8. Beerontwowheels

    Beerontwowheels Nov 22, 2009 Maryland

    Still don't get it. What is Ted talk? Am I missing something all too obvious?
    Scalzo likes this.
  9. Beerontwowheels

    Beerontwowheels Nov 22, 2009 Maryland

    After googling 'ted' talk, this joke sucks. ;)
  10. palmdalethriller

    palmdalethriller Dec 26, 2007 California

    Dave is a real white whale, but yeah - I think it's a safe bet that this is a satire on white whales in general.
  11. dchijp

    dchijp Feb 11, 2010 Connecticut

    really, noone gets this? This is a knock on many of the "best beers" out there, that are actually the most hyped up and talked about beers. Many "craft drinkers" think its cool to think that the beer that has the most hype (which usually is "tough" to get) is the greatest beer ever.
  12. ramnuts

    ramnuts Feb 16, 2009 Oregon

    It is worth noting that the Hair of the Dog brewery keeps a copy of an earlier Trouble Brewing "DAVE" cartoon panel on premises. I was there when the artist signed it at the brewpub. Alan Sprints gets the joke and enjoys it.
  13. Pahn

    Pahn Dec 2, 2009 New York
    Beer Trader

    i wonder if afrantzell read any of my work on the trade forums concerning becoming The Beer King.

    also, this trouble brewing was especially good. have to admit the ted talk was the clincher.
  14. Eriktheipaman

    Eriktheipaman Sep 4, 2010 California
    Beer Trader

    I think the 20 likes shows that people get this...
    palmdalethriller likes this.
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