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6/7 - Challenge:  Glass

6/7 - Challenge: Glass


Funny story behind this bottle being in my possession. I was part of a beer "exchange" program with
a fine fellow in London named Chaz who worked for one of our distributors there. Turns out he and I
were/are both something of beer aficionados. There is a lot of beer in our respective countries that
does not get exported to the other chap's country so we started trading beer in the boxes we shipped
units back and forth in. When he would get a bad unit in for replacement over there he package it up
with a couple of pints of something he knew I could not get over here and ship it over. I would
package up the replacement with a six pack from some microbrewery over here and ship it back.

This bottle is from the very first trade we did. He sent me 2 pints of Old Speckled Hen and I sent
him a six pack of Blackened Voodoo. We were both very popular in respective offices for a bit.

Please check out the other Pbasers living in glass houses in this PAD Forum Thread

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Guest 11-Jun-2007 21:06
Something I like about this.
J. Scott Coile08-Jun-2007 18:14
Very cool high key entry sir!
Ian York08-Jun-2007 15:25
Speckled Hen is a good beer..
laine8208-Jun-2007 15:15
What a great idea...nice shot too, Bob.
k_grqst08-Jun-2007 13:55
Great story! Nice picture, too. :) I like how it fades around the curve.
David Royall08-Jun-2007 13:40
Nice image and I enjoyed the story.
Fong Lam08-Jun-2007 09:00
That's a fine beer and a great story....
Sheila08-Jun-2007 08:17
I've heard of this but never tried it.
Love the story.
antidote308-Jun-2007 07:47
can always trust the golden liquid to come to the rescue for a thurs challenge
David Barrett08-Jun-2007 07:12
That is a great beeer,Bob!Excellent entry,BTW!
Lee Rudd08-Jun-2007 06:58
Many a morning waking up after a night with a speckled chicken!
Ann...08-Jun-2007 05:34
Great shot - love the beer :)
Dave Wixx08-Jun-2007 04:32
Superbly done, cool composition.
Dan Chusid08-Jun-2007 04:28
Ah, good stuff I'll bet.
shatterbug08-Jun-2007 03:39
Nice high key work, and a pleasant ritual you have :-)
Winter2708-Jun-2007 03:26
That's my kind of pen pal! Great story and picture. I love reading what your pictures mean and the details behind them.
Cindi Smith08-Jun-2007 03:21
What a great story! I've never heard of that Voodoo beer! And, I live here! Great perspctive and shot, Bob!
Scott Browne08-Jun-2007 03:09
I like the story that goes with this. Nice minimalistic shot.