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Old 11-24-2013, 07:12 PM   #21
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For me, I think it was when I woke up for work at 4am and RAN to my fermentor to sniff the airlock of my first batch the day after I pitched

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Old 11-24-2013, 07:33 PM   #22
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Old 11-25-2013, 07:31 AM   #23
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This me to the Tee! I was hooked the first brew day. Brewing is just one more of my DIY hobby/skills.
Actually, it's not really a hobby -- it's part of your post-apocalyptic skill set. ;-)
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Old 11-25-2013, 08:26 AM   #24
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The day my kit arrived and I started brewing. I was completely hooked when I had brewed my first 2 batches and hadn't tasted either one due to being pregnant.

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Old 11-25-2013, 02:01 PM   #25
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The day I finally started understanding all the different terms in brewing.

(still some anagrams I haven't figured out yet... but once I find what they stand for the understanding is there)

This was only about a year ago now that I brewed my first 1 gallon kit. About two months after that I brewed my first 5 gallon kit and it was all downhill from there...

Now with 4@6.5 gallon glass carboys, 1@5 gallon glass carboy, 1@6.5 gallon bottling bucket, 10 gallon brew kettle, 2 kegorators (3 taps total), 4@5 gallon ball lock keg, 2@5 gallon pin lock keg, multiple cappers (Think i am up to 3 now), a very large and still growing bottle collection. And enough beer in the pipeline to last me the next 6-7 months.

And yet... plenty more to buy...

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Old 11-25-2013, 02:50 PM   #26
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I considered myself a home brewer when I brewed my first batch of beer... at home... I'm also a home vintner for similar reasons.

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