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A very liquid Saturday.

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It started out innocently enough. We needed to replace my husband’s keg in the man cave and the store where we bought the first one was out.

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So we went straight to the source, Allagash brewery in Portland… where we discovered they wouldn’t accept their keg and return our deposit because we hadn’t purchased it there. They also wanted $100 deposit on a new keg and since the brewery is an hour away, we said to hell with it and just settled down to drink.

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At 11:00 in the morning. Don’t judge.

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Since Covid, they’ve built a large outdoor pavilion…. and we happily sampled some drafts.

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A good time was had…

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As were beer cheese dip and pretzels.

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This Belgian dubbel called Foliage Report was especially tasty.

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As we drank, a giant black limo pulled up and discharged a group of similarly dressed young men. I’m guessing it was a brewery hopping bachelor party (Maine has the largest number of craft breweries in the country. Is it any wonder I live here?) and thought that was a great idea.

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On our way out we had to hit the brew store…

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And purchased 2 four packs of that fabulous seasonal dubbel. 2 four packs? $24.

Yikes!

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And since the day was young…..

To be continued.

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It’s finally here!

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Yes, after ordering one in January, receiving it in February, sending it back due to damage in March, waiting for a refund until May, ordering another one in June….

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In August… we finally (why the hell was that was so hard?) have a kegorator!!!

Naturally, with my husband at the helm…. delivery to the man cave did not go smoothly.

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Drive much? And yes, it was my car he used to ram into the garden bed bricks. Geesh!

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Numerous pieces and parts accompanied the unit.

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Which barely fit in between the bar and my (heavily loaded because yes, a girl needs variety) booze laden shelves.

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But there she is… in place, a dual tapper!

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Of course we had to rush right out and purchase a keg of the husband’s favorite Belgian. (Heavier than it looks. Damn!)

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Allagash White, from a local Maine brewery.

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And then came the holy shit we might need an engineer dreaded assembly instructions.

To be continued….

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