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Old 04-10-2007, 02:01 PM   #31
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Having been here a while and knowing many of the posters, I can assure you no one meant to "pee" on your dreams.

I think the problem is that many of us would have gone this route if we could, but there are many regulatory and government barriers that effectively bar us from doing something as simple as sell our homebrew legally.

I've known plenty of people who cook for friends and sell their food to them for parties, etc. You could always go the less legal route.

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Old 04-10-2007, 03:14 PM   #32
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"I highly recommend reading BP's posts. They are titled "Don't try this at home". These should actually be referenced in plain sight on this forum with a title like "I WANT TO GO PRO" heh. At least tack them on BP's drop down? Hey tex! Whaddya say? "

I can't find this...anyone got a link to it?

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Old 04-10-2007, 03:58 PM   #33
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Old 04-10-2007, 04:34 PM   #34
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The real problem is that alcohol is so highly regulated and those who don't drink have a real problem with those who do. It's a hot button topic almost as nuts as the legalization of mary jane debate.

I personally tried getting into running homebrewing seminars both privately and in community adult school and it's unbelievable how many people think it's illegal and immoral. A lot of the adult schools around here use board of ed facilities and I always get the same response, "we can't have anything alcohol related on school property".

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Old 04-10-2007, 04:38 PM   #35
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I personally tried getting into running homebrewing seminars both privately and in community adult school and it's unbelievable how many people think it's illegal and immoral. A lot of the adult schools around here use board of ed facilities and I always get the same response, "we can't have anything alcohol related on school property".
I run into that issue when I'm working with small non-profit agencies who work with kids. They'll be running a fundraising dinner, but won't serve wine, as they don't want to "set a bad example for the kids"

WTF? RESPONSIBLE drinking is setting a bad example?
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I run into that issue when I'm working with small non-profit agencies who work with kids. They'll be running a fundraising dinner, but won't serve wine, as they don't want to "set a bad example for the kids"

WTF? RESPONSIBLE drinking is setting a bad example?
This is def but...

You got something right...

Resposiblility is a bad example lately. Never teach people (Especially kids) responsibility. This seems to be the ever growing theme.

Just keep things Hush Hush and control control control!!!!
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Ok so I spoke too soon, by about a day. I just got contacted by a local adult school and they're interested in running a beginners homebrew class. I'm pretty psyched about it because most of my friends don't want to learn. It's not going to replace my day job, but it's so cool to make a little extra cash doing something you enjoy.

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Ok so I spoke too soon, by about a day. I just got contacted by a local adult school and they're interested in running a beginners homebrew class. I'm pretty psyched about it because most of my friends don't want to learn. It's not going to replace my day job, but it's so cool to make a little extra cash doing something you enjoy.
Very nice.

You can just show your movies and yell at people for chewing gum.
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Very nice.

You can just show your movies and yell at people for chewing gum.
Yeah unfortunately I heard adults want to get something for their money. Bastardos!
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