From The Optimist

"That brewery sucks"

This blog entry has generated some interesting online debate. I feel compelled to highlight a few points that are in this original post, but might...

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Soon and Soft. And three words.

We're cranking out a brewery this week: process piping, electrical, tavern plans, a front door...so much going on. Things that may seem mundane like,...

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New project: Plow to Pruno

Fullsteam is excited to announce our collaboration with Elysian Fields, a new experimental farming program for inmates at Four/One, a...

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Pimp my mullet!

It's time to PIMP THAT MULLET! Our fabulous 1967 Dodge A-100 "Mullet" has been patiently wanting to get painted. Truth is, we (and by "we" I mean...

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MIR, our brewhouse

Did you know our brewhouse was once part of a proposed manned space station? This three-section orbiter was intended to serve as a remote science...

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2010: The Year of Awesome

We're an hour in to 2010 and already it's the best year ever! Let's proclaim 2010 the YEAR OF AWESOME! Here at Fullsteam, we say this not out of...

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Local art awesomeness

Two days ago, I got a great but unexpected voicemail from Durham artist Libby Lynn. Turns out we have a mutual friend, Candice (check out Candice's...

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Five beer personalities

It's amazing how many people want to talk about beer. Though nearly everyone has an opinion on the subject, I've found that not everyone approaches...

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First Frost (part 2)

Gathering persimmons for our winter ale, First Frost, is hardly scalable or efficient. But it's a heck of a lot of fun. I needed to get out and in...

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