From the Bottle Collection: Longshot

  Without intent, I have collected well over 1,000 beer bottles since the early 70s. When something finally had to be done about the cheap paneling in this old modular, I had a choice: tear down the walls while, oh, so carefully, replacing the often rotted 1X3s; OR, cover them with…

The Bottle Collection.

Written by Ken Carman

 Is it just because they stopped it after 97 then started it again in 2006, or is there something flawed with the concept? Something they changed to make it less palatable?
 I write, of course, of Sam Adams Longshot beer competition. I have a Longshot bottle on my best of shelf of a 96 winner: Hazelnut Brown. The next year I saw the 97 bottles for sale but never bought.
 I must admit: maybe I’m part of the problem?
 I write this edition, this time, to solicit opinions from those more “in the know,” more than anything else.

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