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Old 11-30-2011, 02:26 AM   #611
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You're addicted to homebrew when normally you're not a morning person and hit snooze several times, but when you have a new batch in the fermenter you hop straight out of bed the first time your alarm goes off so you can check on it.

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Old 11-30-2011, 02:33 AM   #612
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You're addicted to homebrew when normally you're not a morning person and hit snooze several times, but when you have a new batch in the fermenter you hop straight out of bed the first time your alarm goes off so you can check on it.
Guilty a million times over. Whether it's checking to make sure I didn't lose the "blow off tube or airlock" gamble and paint the ceiling krausen colored, or usually just swap out some ice bottles in mah' swamp cooler. Normally I throw alarm clocks across the room or take swings at whoever tries to wake me up. Hah.
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Old 11-30-2011, 01:39 PM   #613
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Old 12-01-2011, 12:54 PM   #614
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You walk to the basement at 3am to make sure your stir plate is still running properly. (Guilty last night)

You have your entire water table numbers memorized when you go to use Palmer's spreadsheet. Also guilty.

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Old 12-01-2011, 01:21 PM   #615
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Every day I remind my pregnant wife that she really isn't helping clear out bottles for the next batches that are waiting to get packaged. I tell her that it's hard work for a husband - "I'm drinking for two".
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Old 12-01-2011, 01:53 PM   #616
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You get up at 3:00 AM to brew before work.

You have a sleeping bag in your brew cave for dozing between hop additions when you decide to start brewing at 11:00 pm.

You fit 8 sanke kegs, four corney kegs, and three carboys you scored from craigslist, with three passengers into a 2008 Honda Accord (people driving by thought we were the party gods. I will likley never be any cooler than at that moment).

You make a powerpoint slide of your brew cave layout so that you can plan on how you are going to rearrange it like a wife rearranging the furniture.

You begin to lecture people about the evils of Budweiser/Coors and then get their email address so that you can send them a link of to Beer Wars.

You run 20+ miles a week and workout an additional 6 hours a week so you can justify drinking at the rate you do.

You sit in a new church and wonder if anyone there likes to brew/drink beer.

You beersit a friend's primaries and secondaries while he is away on vacation.

You buy a six pack of beer from a small microbrew that happened to be in the same location as your 4th graders field trip you were chaperoning (it was in a plastic bag and I didn't open one until we were on the bus headed home so don't judge me).

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Old 12-01-2011, 02:18 PM   #617
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(it was in a plastic bag and I didn't open one until we were on the bus headed home so don't judge me).
That right there is some funny stuff. Glad I stuck in there till the end
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Old 12-01-2011, 06:20 PM   #618
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... and I didn't open one until we were on the bus headed home so don't judge me).
So did the bus have a cupholder or did you have to stick the beer between your legs when you changed gears?
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Old 12-03-2011, 07:17 PM   #619
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When you are suspicious of all people named Brett.

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Old 12-03-2011, 07:31 PM   #620
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When you are suspicious of all people named Brett.
Nice. My BIL is named Brett, and I don't like him anywhere near my equipment
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