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Topic: moonshine and off to the UK (4 msgs / 157 lines)
1) From: Jim Gundlach
On Mar 2, 2008, at 11:56 PM, Steven Dover wrote:
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We started living off moonshine in 1949 after dry land farming through  =
several years of drought put us in bankruptcy.  Quit in 1958 when  =
Oklahoma went wet despite the moonshiners contributing sever hundred  =
thousand to the Souther Baptist to campaign against it.  In 65-66 in  =
my first year of undergraduate school I only had $700 to pay for the  =
full year so I made my own beer.  When a batch would go off, I would  =
distill it using a pressure cooker as the pot attached to a chemistry  =
lab condenser coil, back then they sold them in the book store for  =
about $5.50.  It was a rather pleasant  moonshined single malt scotch.
To coffee.  On leap day I roasted about four pounds in separate and  =
unequal roasts to make the following:
Jim's Feb 29, 2008 Stash Reduction Blend
1 pt Aged Sumantra Mandheling '04 crop
3 pts Colombia Choco  el Carmen del Atrato
2 pts India Bada Budan  Mandelkhan Estate
5 pts Ethiopia FTO Dry-Process Sidamo
After three days of resting, it has turned into a nice coffee, not as  =
good as Tom's blends but I have never been able to plan a blend that  =
does as well as the ones I just throw together.
I gifted about 2 1/2 pounds and will be taking a little over a pound  =
with us to the UK to give us a morning coffee via the Zass and  =
AeroPress for the next twelve days.  Hope the coffee kit makes it  =
through customs OK.  Our base in the UK will be the Rose Cottage in  =
Upper Oddington, you can Google it.  It has wi-fi so I will be able to  =
keep up with the list.  The scheduled events can be seen at:
      http://www.improbable.com/improbable-research-shows/ig-uk-tour/Off to put the puppies in kennel for the duration.  Damn I will miss  =
them.
       pecan jim
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2) From: Marty Wooten
Jim,
Hope you have a good trip and the coffee gear makes it through.
Marty
On 3/3/08, Jim Gundlach  wrote:
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3) From: Frank Awbrey
Jim, hope you have a good trip. Will a pound be enough for you? For 12 days?
Frank
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