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Old 11-02-2012, 08:25 PM   #1
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My wife does not drink beer. My wife does not care for the process of me brewing beer - she contends that it makes the house smell nasty (yeah, there is a turkey fryer in my future).

However, she has been supportive, has bought me some nice craft brews several times.

I had been complaining to her about my last brewday; I don't have any temperature control, and had let my batch get too hot for close to a day before I got it down via ice packs. I had stated that I needed to wait to brew again until I at least had a tub that I could fill with cold water and immerse my carboy in.

So yesterday, she sends me a PDF - which happens to be the full fourteen page document containing plans and instructions for building the Son of a Fermentation Chiller. She let me know that it's not that much in materials and that she's certain I won't have any problem building it.

Yeah, I was familiar that this plan existed, but I hadn't actually looked at it in great detail.

I just thought that was cool on her part; she actually did some independent homework on the issue and sent me an excellent solution. It made me feel good.

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Old 11-02-2012, 08:33 PM   #2
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Awesome I'm jealous. My gf doesn't even want to hear the word brew or beer when we talk

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Old 11-02-2012, 08:35 PM   #3
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My wife does not drink beer. My wife does not care for the process of me brewing beer - she contends that it makes the house smell nasty (yeah, there is a turkey fryer in my future).

However, she has been supportive, has bought me some nice craft brews several times.

I had been complaining to her about my last brewday; I don't have any temperature control, and had let my batch get too hot for close to a day before I got it down via ice packs. I had stated that I needed to wait to brew again until I at least had a tub that I could fill with cold water and immerse my carboy in.

So yesterday, she sends me a PDF - which happens to be the full fourteen page document containing plans and instructions for building the Son of a Fermentation Chiller. She let me know that it's not that much in materials and that she's certain I won't have any problem building it.

Yeah, I was familiar that this plan existed, but I hadn't actually looked at it in great detail.

I just thought that was cool on her part; she actually did some independent homework on the issue and sent me an excellent solution. It made me feel good.
She's a keeper!
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Old 11-02-2012, 08:36 PM   #4
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I haven't gotten her to try anything I have brewed; in her mind, beer = Bud Light (or possibly Guinness). I'm holding out that one day, I'll get her to sample.

But the supportiveness is very cool.

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Here's my solution from back in the day...
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Does she like wine?? You could show her how much you appreciate her support by using one of your carboys for a batch of wine instead of beer sometime.

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Does she like wine?? You could show her how much you appreciate her support by using one of your carboys for a batch of wine instead of beer sometime.
Nice idea, but she drinks very little, period.

Heh, unless she decides to party. Then it's assorted hard liquor.
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Awesome I'm jealous. My gf doesn't even want to hear the word brew or beer when we talk
You should break things off then. She's obviously not a keeper.
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Um.... pic of awesome wife?

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You guys obviously don't get the worlds only get down man,Mr murray saul. He got it.
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