Off I went, around 3:30, to see what the beer fates held for me. First picture below is what I found.
Talked to a few people in line, including Jeff Parker and his wife, Faith (pictured below) who live in Caszadero. Jeff had tried the Younger the day before at Russian River's brewery in Santa Rosa, liked it and was not going to pass up an opportunity to have it again. He describes it as, "golden on the palate."
|Faith owns a business just two doors down from here, so her trip was real short after deciding to join the line.|
Promptly at 4pm, the doors were opened and the line moved quickly up the stairs. As I reached the porch to wait my turn, here was a lovely sight:
|The "golden grail" so to speak!|
|Inside view of Tavern's tap room, JT last on the left.|
|JT Fenn, r, and friends Natalie and Gene Miller|
|Noah hands me my first serving (10ozs) of Pliney the Younger|
One hour later, still a bit of a line... but I'm sure they all eventually got their glass.