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Posted: 10/28/2013 8:17:02 AM EST
Link Posted: 10/28/2013 8:21:26 AM EST
estimated $1 million in damage
Thank God it's not bad...
Link Posted: 10/28/2013 9:03:17 AM EST
Pottsville Pisswater, oh nectar of the gods, our prayers are with you (and by "you" I mean your beer production)

Link Posted: 10/28/2013 9:06:31 AM EST
When did they start brewing it in Tampa???
Link Posted: 10/28/2013 9:08:08 AM EST
I may be in the minority, but I think Yuengling is the most overrated beer on the market.
Link Posted: 10/28/2013 9:08:47 AM EST
Union guys just stood around and watched it burn because it wasn't their job to put out the fire?
Link Posted: 10/28/2013 9:08:48 AM EST
Link Posted: 10/28/2013 9:10:44 AM EST
They brought hazmat to a brewery? Even the concentrated caustic wash stuff isn't that bad.
Link Posted: 10/28/2013 9:12:34 AM EST
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Originally Posted By Chuy123:
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I don't think Dick Yuengling has unionized employees.
Link Posted: 10/28/2013 9:14:09 AM EST
Oh no!
Link Posted: 10/28/2013 9:16:05 AM EST
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Originally Posted By Chuy123:
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wat no insurance
Link Posted: 10/28/2013 9:20:23 AM EST
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That's in Florida, not Pottsville, PA. So I'll lose no sleep.
Originally Posted By Chuy123:
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Many companies prohibit it because the personnel are not properly trained or equipped. It's more a liability to allow the try than letting them watch. And that standard policy here in NC, where unions have no real power at all.
Link Posted: 10/28/2013 9:20:36 AM EST
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Originally Posted By Cut_Nail:
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Since maybe 2006, 2007?

It's the largest implementation of their expansion model. If you're drinking Yuengling anywhere South of Tennessee, it came from Tampa.

By many accounts, Southern Yuengling is actually better than the Pottsville stuff because the equipment is newer. I think they're pretty much equal, personally.
Link Posted: 10/28/2013 9:21:43 AM EST
*whew*... It's Tampa, not Pottsville...
Link Posted: 10/28/2013 9:22:32 AM EST
Not the Pottsville factory, so that's okay.

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Originally Posted By TrojanMan:
By many accounts, Southern Yuengling is actually better than the Pottsville stuff because the equipment is newer. I think they're pretty much equal, personally.
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My wife, who grew up in Mobile, says the Tampa stuff tastes "sweeter" and prefers the PA stuff.
Link Posted: 10/28/2013 9:22:52 AM EST
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Originally Posted By phurba:
They brought hazmat to a brewery? Even the concentrated caustic wash stuff isn't that bad.
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Ammonia cooling systems?
Link Posted: 10/28/2013 9:23:19 AM EST
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Originally Posted By wally910:
I may be in the minority, but I think Yuengling is the most overrated beer on the market.
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I've had it once. Once was enough.
Link Posted: 10/28/2013 9:23:33 AM EST
I haven't had a beer in months, but, damnit, it'd be a Yuengling if I had one.
Link Posted: 10/28/2013 9:23:45 AM EST
the ash might help the beer taste better, certainly couldn't hurt
Link Posted: 10/28/2013 9:24:56 AM EST
I was like WTF i didnt hear anything ?


...Oh its in Tampa NM ...Dont care lol ....
Link Posted: 10/28/2013 9:29:43 AM EST
Link Posted: 10/28/2013 9:35:37 AM EST
All you "it's in FL, zfg" oughta care. Without the Tampa brewery there is no freakin' way Yuengling blows up in the early 2000's. Buying the Stroh's brewery in '99 was a big risk, but an enormous opportunity that paid off. You also don't get any of the delicious Octoberfest they make every year, cuz that's invented, brewed, and bottled in Florida. (Had a nice chat with the brewmaster, he's awesome.) Tampa also brews more beer than both the other Yuengling facilities combined, iirc. Unless you're drinking it in Pennsylvania, you're probably drinking Florida Lager.

Furthermore, any of you dorks who claim to be able to taste the difference need to apply for a job with them right now because I have great news for you, your superhuman senses are about to pay off big time. The only difference is the water, which they take great pains to keep as close as possible.
Link Posted: 10/28/2013 9:35:50 AM EST
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Originally Posted By wally910:
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Shiner has the trophy on that one with Guinness being a close second.
Link Posted: 10/28/2013 9:43:32 AM EST
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Originally Posted By Chuy123:
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Because they aren't supposed to be fighting fires. Most places employees are specifically told NOT to try and fight fires.
Locally, both Hershey Foods and Kelloggs have employees that are trained to fight fires.
Everyone else is supposed to stay the fuck away.
Link Posted: 10/28/2013 9:44:47 AM EST
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Originally Posted By Waldo:


Probably. The ammonia cools the glycol that cools the fermenters. If it turns into a bad situation, everyone better run.
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Originally Posted By Waldo:
Originally Posted By TheCanuck:
Originally Posted By phurba:
They brought hazmat to a brewery? Even the concentrated caustic wash stuff isn't that bad.

Ammonia cooling systems?


Probably. The ammonia cools the glycol that cools the fermenters. If it turns into a bad situation, everyone better run.

I know Molson uses ammonia, my friend worked on implementing their lock out/tag out procedures
Link Posted: 10/28/2013 9:47:10 AM EST
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Originally Posted By Abearir:


I've had it once. Once was enough.
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Originally Posted By Abearir:
Originally Posted By wally910:
I may be in the minority, but I think Yuengling is the most overrated beer on the market.


I've had it once. Once was enough.


You're pretty far from either of the breweries. Those green bottles travel like shit, and will skunk in the cooler quick enough if the stock doesn't rotate. Try the can.
Link Posted: 10/28/2013 9:49:00 AM EST
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Originally Posted By WinstonSmith:


You're pretty far from either of the breweries. Those green bottles travel like shit, and will skunk in the cooler quick enough if the stock doesn't rotate. Try the can.
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Originally Posted By WinstonSmith:
Originally Posted By Abearir:
Originally Posted By wally910:
I may be in the minority, but I think Yuengling is the most overrated beer on the market.


I've had it once. Once was enough.


You're pretty far from either of the breweries. Those green bottles travel like shit, and will skunk in the cooler quick enough if the stock doesn't rotate. Try the can.

Very true. I'm within easy driving distance and I buy cans when I get a case.
Link Posted: 10/28/2013 9:50:34 AM EST
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All I can say is thank government we're required to have fire extinguishers, even though we're not allowed to use them without civil repercussion.

Sounds like when I worked for the government, we had one of those automatic defibrillators on site but we were told not to use them. We were supposed to go find someone else in the building who was designated too use it and they would handle it.



Link Posted: 10/28/2013 9:55:07 AM EST
Guys, regardless of your opinion of Yuengling, this is a tragedy. Any sort of fire involving a beer factory is a tragedy...you're all so insensitive.
Link Posted: 10/28/2013 9:56:05 AM EST
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Originally Posted By USMC6177:

Shiner has the trophy on that one with Guinness being a close second.
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Originally Posted By USMC6177:
Originally Posted By wally910:
I may be in the minority, but I think Yuengling is the most overrated beer on the market.

Shiner has the trophy on that one with Guinness being a close second.
Rain Water for the above.

Now Spaten That's Beer.



Link Posted: 10/28/2013 9:57:21 AM EST
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Originally Posted By phurba:
They brought hazmat to a brewery? Even the concentrated caustic wash stuff isn't that bad.
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If you're smart....You bring hazmat to any industrial facility, factory fire.... At least thats SOP for us and a few other agencies around here.. We are primarly firefighters first and special operations (hazmat team members) second... We generally help slay the dragon, while some will perform air monitoring, etc.

Link Posted: 10/28/2013 9:58:35 AM EST
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Originally Posted By TheCanuck:

I know Molson uses ammonia, my friend worked on implementing their lock out/tag out procedures
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Originally Posted By TheCanuck:
Originally Posted By Waldo:
Originally Posted By TheCanuck:
Originally Posted By phurba:
They brought hazmat to a brewery? Even the concentrated caustic wash stuff isn't that bad.

Ammonia cooling systems?


Probably. The ammonia cools the glycol that cools the fermenters. If it turns into a bad situation, everyone better run.

I know Molson uses ammonia, my friend worked on implementing their lock out/tag out procedures



Nh3 seems to be used alot more in industry for cooling these days.... cheaper.
Link Posted: 10/28/2013 10:03:02 AM EST
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Originally Posted By FeuerStolz:
Rain Water for the above.

Now Spaten That's Beer.


http://www.spatenbeer.com/images/lager-bottle.png
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Originally Posted By FeuerStolz:
Originally Posted By USMC6177:
Originally Posted By wally910:
I may be in the minority, but I think Yuengling is the most overrated beer on the market.

Shiner has the trophy on that one with Guinness being a close second.
Rain Water for the above.

Now Spaten That's Beer.


http://www.spatenbeer.com/images/lager-bottle.png

Spatan is good beer, but for the home team factor, I drink Yuengling.
Link Posted: 10/28/2013 10:10:51 AM EST
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Originally Posted By TrojanMan:


Since maybe 2006, 2007?

It's the largest implementation of their expansion model. If you're drinking Yuengling anywhere South of Tennessee, it came from Tampa.

By many accounts, Southern Yuengling is actually better than the Pottsville stuff because the equipment is newer. I think they're pretty much equal, personally.
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Originally Posted By TrojanMan:
Originally Posted By Cut_Nail:
When did they start brewing it in Tampa???


Since maybe 2006, 2007?

It's the largest implementation of their expansion model. If you're drinking Yuengling anywhere South of Tennessee, it came from Tampa.

By many accounts, Southern Yuengling is actually better than the Pottsville stuff because the equipment is newer. I think they're pretty much equal, personally.

Nope fall of 99 I went to the opening. Im family friends with the Owner
Link Posted: 10/28/2013 10:11:50 AM EST
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Originally Posted By flash556:
estimated $1 million in damage
Thank God it's not bad...
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Damnit, that's an entire year's worth of production. This really sucks
Link Posted: 10/28/2013 10:12:29 AM EST
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NNNNNOOOOOOoooooooo!!!!!!!!

ETA: Oh Florida. My supply line is still secure. Whew!
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Ammonia cooling systems?
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Originally Posted By TheCanuck:
Originally Posted By phurba:
They brought hazmat to a brewery? Even the concentrated caustic wash stuff isn't that bad.

Ammonia cooling systems?

I don't know that plant, but nearly every brewery I've seen uses a glycol jacket. I guess the chillers themselves could use ammonia.

My brewing is much smaller scale
Link Posted: 10/28/2013 10:14:57 AM EST
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Originally Posted By blacksunshinez51:

Nope fall of 99 I went to the opening. Im family friends with the Owner
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Originally Posted By blacksunshinez51:
Originally Posted By TrojanMan:
Originally Posted By Cut_Nail:
When did they start brewing it in Tampa???


Since maybe 2006, 2007?

It's the largest implementation of their expansion model. If you're drinking Yuengling anywhere South of Tennessee, it came from Tampa.

By many accounts, Southern Yuengling is actually better than the Pottsville stuff because the equipment is newer. I think they're pretty much equal, personally.

Nope fall of 99 I went to the opening. Im family friends with the Owner


Wasn't one of the daughters who opened that one up?

I know it's sure nice to travel to the keys and find it on tap.
Link Posted: 10/28/2013 10:15:48 AM EST
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Originally Posted By d16man:

Spaten is good beer, but for the home team factor, I drink Yuengling.
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Originally Posted By d16man:
Originally Posted By FeuerStolz:
Originally Posted By USMC6177:
Originally Posted By wally910:
I may be in the minority, but I think Yuengling is the most overrated beer on the market.

Shiner has the trophy on that one with Guinness being a close second.
Rain Water for the above.

Now Spaten That's Beer.


http://www.spatenbeer.com/images/lager-bottle.png

Spaten is good beer, but for the home team factor, I drink Yuengling.
If for the Home Team (for US Sales) Steinlager is supposed made somewhere in Tenn. now dayz last I heard.





Link Posted: 10/28/2013 10:16:04 AM EST
Shitty beer, no loss.
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Originally Posted By wally910:
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It used to be really good. I once went on a brewery tour in Pottsville after they moved their kegging line to Fla.

I saw a basket of bungs from whn they used 2 prong kegs and asked the tour guide if I can grab some to which she obliged.

Upon returning to the group, I saw several pallets of food grade drums of.......carmel coloring.

Link Posted: 10/28/2013 10:16:34 AM EST
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Originally Posted By WinstonSmith:
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Amen
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Link Posted: 10/28/2013 10:26:05 AM EST
Wow,so the goat piss will be delayed a couple months while they rebuild the swill vats ? Guess you guys will have to drink Hamms or PBR,probably taste better anyway.
Link Posted: 10/28/2013 10:50:30 AM EST
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Originally Posted By TrojanMan:


Since maybe 2006, 2007?

It's the largest implementation of their expansion model. If you're drinking Yuengling anywhere South of Tennessee, it came from Tampa.

By many accounts, Southern Yuengling is actually better than the Pottsville stuff because the equipment is newer. I think they're pretty much equal, personally.
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Originally Posted By TrojanMan:
Originally Posted By Cut_Nail:
When did they start brewing it in Tampa???


Since maybe 2006, 2007?

It's the largest implementation of their expansion model. If you're drinking Yuengling anywhere South of Tennessee, it came from Tampa.

By many accounts, Southern Yuengling is actually better than the Pottsville stuff because the equipment is newer. I think they're pretty much equal, personally.



What about Yuengling in NC?
Link Posted: 10/28/2013 10:51:47 AM EST
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Ammonia cooling systems?
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Originally Posted By TheCanuck:
Originally Posted By phurba:
They brought hazmat to a brewery? Even the concentrated caustic wash stuff isn't that bad.

Ammonia cooling systems?

Only at the old Budweiser plant (IIRC). And even then it is only because of the historic significance.
Link Posted: 10/28/2013 10:57:59 AM EST
As long as no one was hurt in the process it is a fucking travesty that the whole fucking thing didn't burn to the ground and bring production of that vial swill to an end.
Link Posted: 10/28/2013 11:00:38 AM EST
For a cheap beer,Yuengling is pretty good.I MUCH prefer it to Budweiser (except that Bud Black Crown is pretty good).
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