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Jeremy R. Gilby

January 20, 2015

The Beer Bill :: SB 1030

Filed under: IFJ,Local,Rants @ 9:33:21 PM Tags:
From the "Support-Your-Local-Brewery" Department

I learned of this issue two years ago. But my local watering hole is throwing their hat into a political fight.

For those of you who came in late…

Arizona has a draconian law which regulates microbreweries. It caps the amount of beer they can make and still hold a retail license to sell their own product. Point is, if you make too much, you can no longer sell it and have to work through a distribution system only. The nomenclature is a “Brewer’s License” vs. a “Producer License”.
The Cause an Effect: If a brewery does “too good” it has to eliminate its service staff, instead of grow it.

Now, I’m a patron of Thunder Canyon Brewery here in the Jeremy-Gilby-dot-com vicinity. I’m very familiar with Steve, the owner, and found out he was on the local news yesterday.

Here is the clip:

January 11, 2015

Jeremy’s Test Bar :: Grumpy Pirate Rum Punch

Filed under: IFJ @ 11:17:23 PM Tags: ,
From the "There-isn't-anything-wrong-with-the-idea-of-Emergency-Booze" Department

So once again, it was the Nameless County Not so County, I don’t know what County Employee’s Birthday. And her housemate “Bear” reached out to me to make a Jeremy-Gilby-dot-com-style punch for the occasion. (Knowing that Jeremy-Gilby-dot-com means very adult.)

You may remember a previous Jeremy-Gilby-dot-com-Test-Bar concoction for a previous birthday party: The Not-so-innocent-Blonde-Punch.

January 1, 2015


Filed under: Mindless Banter,Pontifications @ 4:39:39 PM
From the "Miles-to-go-Before-we-Sleep" Department

Happy New Year

Happy 2015.

December 31, 2014


Filed under: Mindless Banter @ 11:59:46 PM
From the "2014-is-a-good-year-to-look-back-on" Department

Given this is the last moment of 2014, so I should probably post something about it.

October 12, 2014

Jeremy’s Test Bar :: The Zombie

Filed under: Local,Mindless Banter,TV @ 9:35:43 PM Tags: ,
From the "If-the-Zombie-Apocalypse-comes, I'm-Joining-the-Zombies, Just-F-Y-I" Department

I have recently become a semi-fan of The Walking Dead and to celebrate the Season 5 Premier, the Jeremy-Gilby-dot-com Vicinity delved into the cocktail of the “Zombie“.

I had attempted to make this tasty-adult-beverage before, and to put a lesser word, disgusted it.

So, in an attempt to survive all Mayan Zombie Apocalypse(s) everywhere, Jeremy’s Test Bar went into action!

September 20, 2014

The NFL is getting Spanked

Filed under: Football,Rants @ 10:57:59 PM
From the "Painful-to-Watch" Department

There, I said it.

It is hard to watch any NFL game these days when the headlines behind a very well crafted game is Ray Peterson Spanking Domestic Violence with Roger Goodell looking on.

I was amused by this tweet last week:

I have talked with several of my co-working Dallas Cowboys NFL fans and we have come to the same conclusion. The NFL isn’t fun this year.

September 1, 2014


Filed under: Mindless Banter,Personal @ 5:08:37 PM Tags: ,
From the "Just-Don't-Name-it-after-Tony-Stewart" Department

You may remember, several years ago, I was tasked with producing a punch for The Nameless County Employee’s birthday/Faux-Prom night.

Anyways, the Usual Suspects approached me again for another Punch undertaking for “Nascar”‘s Birthday.

It was a pool party, so I knew I wanted something more than just Rum and Fruit Juice (though there is nothing wrong with that). So I want the wine/champagne route.

I found the following Recipe online, and adapted it enough to call it my own:

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