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Old 12-12-2012, 03:32 AM   #21
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I appreciate ol' Craig because he seems to be the only YouTuber out there that doesn't seem to try to give you more information than he has in his pocket. Too many video's that at first seem very informative (as they attempt to trump up there skill level), only to give themselves away at some point that what they are doing is there first time! If Craig doesn't know, but is trying something for the first time, he tells you so. Refreshing! Also, he shows potential new brewers how easy brewing CAN be. So many vids depicting advanced/pricey/space hog set ups have got to have run a lot of people off that may have got there feet wet, if they knew you could make decent beer with little more than a pot and a plastic bucket......

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Old 12-12-2012, 04:35 AM   #23
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I appreciate ol' Craig.. because he he shows potential new brewers how easy brewing CAN be. So many vids You can

make decent beer with little more than a pot and a plastic bucket......
Great post Irishred! You made a great point! Craig's awesome! Lucky for us to have him in the brewing community!
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Old 12-12-2012, 04:43 AM   #24
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Craig is awesome...then again, Im a total noob. But I love his videos. My wife thinks Im obsessed.

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If not for Craig I probably wouldn't have even tried.

I went the all grain way a while back and have built some neat equipment since.

Would probably never have happened if Craigtube never got me started. He is a great homebrerwer icon in my booK and I thank him for giving me a foundation in this hobby,

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I love Craig. Really good dude. While I disagree with a lot of his brewing practices if he is happy with it, that's all that matters.

Besides, you gotta admit, he's entertaining.

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It's so funny how opinions about Craigtube have gone 360 degrees from when he first started posting videos. If you look at some of the old threads on here, he was bashed and trashed from one end of here to the other. And it spilled over onto his channel, with some nasty comments by some of our more trollish members.

But he came back to them and basically said "I'm not a homebrew hobbyist, I'm brewing because beer is so expensive here, so I'm going to make beer I enjoy, share what info I have, and not sweat the details."

And he did, and over the years he's become one of the folks who's gotten a lot of people into the hobby. It's so funny to see the shift in just a few years.

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If you like Craig you will love this guy. I ditched cable for a ROKU set top box and found many brewing podcasts to entertain myself. I love this guy because he looks like he can kick some ass but talks like he is teaching pre-schoolers how to brew. I switch between Brewing TV and Homebrewer TV. I have to use the Ipad to check out Craig. Good stuff, I may start up a brewing podcast.

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I didn't know Gary had a youtube channel. Thanks for the link. He could no longer afford his show,so I guess he switched to youtube. He gave me the full 3 thunbs up against a commercial brew with my 2nd one,on episode #38.
Craig is funny & down to earth. when we were thinking about trying brewing beer after making wine for quite a while,his vids got me to see how easy it is nowadays. His AG video gave me the nerve to try partial mash. My 2nd pm brew is fermenting now. I like how he really seems to enjoy his beer & brewing it.
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I too have caught quite a few of his videos.

He seems like an alright guy, I'd sit and have some beers with him

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Just a heads up, your profile says you're a single woman...
Well how in tarnation did that happen? I never really filled out the profile. Did it default to that? Either way, its fixed now.
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