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Sneak Peek!

There comes a point in every aging man's life where he takes the time to appreciate the little things.  This, friends, is not one of those little things!

After getting in to a fun-filled slap fight with the local post office, I picked up a package from a friend in the Northwest this morning.

Ladies and gentlemen...

We...

Have...

Tap Handles!!!

If I\we showed you all 14, your family would sue us for blowing up your mind.

If I\we showed you all 14, your family would sue us for blowing up your mind.

This bevy of elegant beauties are made of the finest bigleaf maple.  They made the trip all the way from Oregon in hopes of finding a better life and budding careers in the beer service industry.  

Why the use of a standardized tap handle, you ask?  You're more than welcome to ask me while you're swirling your first glass of beer.  My answers, unedited, are much more exciting.

Salud!

Alan