Electric Brewing Supply 30A BCS Giveaway!


Home Brew Forums > Home Brewing Beer > General Beer Discussion > why do friends think homebrew is FREE?
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 03-21-2014, 09:25 PM   #141
TxBigHops
HBT_SUPPORTER.png
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Nov 2009
Location: Houston, Texas
Posts: 285
Liked 24 Times on 14 Posts
Likes Given: 93

Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by unionrdr View Post
That'll change with time. At this point,I still can't bring myself to toss out pop tops,even though I have enough for 5 or 6 5-6 gallon batches after weeding out the Sam Adams bottles. I have some 4 cases worth of the SA's boxed up. Then another couple big boxes of rinsed,waiting to be de-labeled plain craft bottles. I needs help ladies & gentlemens! I got a beer bottle Jones!...
Why do you separate out the Sam Adam's bottles?
__________________

Bottled: Imp Red Ale, Centennial Blonde, Enohcs Award Winning IPA
Secondary: empty
Primary: empty
On Deck: American Wheat Pale Ale

TxBigHops is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 03-21-2014, 09:40 PM   #142
Airplanedoc
HBT_SUPPORTER.png
Feedback Score: 1 reviews
 
Airplanedoc's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Sep 2011
Location: Illinois, and people thought Detroit was bad
Posts: 1,789
Liked 309 Times on 227 Posts
Likes Given: 82

Default

What we need is a vending machine for glassware. You put $ in and out comes a clean glass.

__________________
Airplanedoc is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 03-22-2014, 01:16 PM   #143
unionrdr
Wannabe author
HBT_LIFETIMESUPPORTER.png
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
unionrdr's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Feb 2011
Location: Sheffield, Ohio
Posts: 29,754
Liked 2115 Times on 1851 Posts
Likes Given: 1557

Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by TxBigHops View Post
Why do you separate out the Sam Adam's bottles?
I've been trying to separate out the bottles with labeling embossed in the glass. They still work great,just want more plain bottles for if & when I decide to enter competitions. I've got 4 cases of SA bottles for whoever wants them. I've got about two cases of other bottles,mostly plain that I have ready to de-label. But I'm keeping the German bottles,like the older Paulaner's with the bearded monks around the shoulder & the Wernesgruner's with the cool crest on the neck.
__________________
Everything works if ya let it-Roady(meatloaf)
NEW, REVISED EDITION of book one of Time Lords 2034 series now on Amazon Kindle! http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00NTA0L6G
unionrdr is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 03-22-2014, 01:21 PM   #144
SAMBUCA
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Oct 2008
Posts: 67
Liked 3 Times on 2 Posts
Likes Given: 7

Default

I like when they ask if I can bottle some up for them to take home. LOL

__________________
SAMBUCA is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 03-22-2014, 03:36 PM   #145
Trox
HBT_SUPPORTER.png
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
Trox's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Oct 2013
Location: Fort Wayne, Indiana
Posts: 518
Liked 118 Times on 73 Posts
Likes Given: 43

Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by unionrdr View Post
I've got 4 cases of SA bottles for whoever wants them.
Bahhh wish I knew that a couple of weeks ago; was traveling from Fort Wayne, IN to Elmira, New York for work and looks like Sheffield isn't to far from 90 so could have made a quick detour and taken those bottles off your hands for my brother in-law. I have enough bottles that I will now throw away ones that are to much a pain to de-label, but the brother in-law is still working on getting his collection up.
__________________
Trox is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 03-22-2014, 03:43 PM   #146
bajaedition
just brewing
HBT_SUPPORTER.png
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
bajaedition's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Dec 2013
Location: Desert Center, CA
Posts: 723
Liked 129 Times on 103 Posts
Likes Given: 49

Default

It seems to me that if you are complaining about your friends drinking all your beer, you need another hobby
I brew beers just to get friends over to drink, no not drunken bashes, but I keep a light American lager on tap at any time just so my friends do not ask if all I brew is heavy beers.

Face it, most guys do not like big beers

And if they come over, and I put the CO@ to the keezer, then they can have all they want, if I do not prime the pump, well then I am not offereing right then

They cannot drink what you do not offer, if they think it is free, tell them how much it cost to brew it.

__________________

AH, Does that look right?
let Dave try it.

bajaedition is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 03-22-2014, 03:51 PM   #147
Hello
HBT_SUPPORTER.png
Feedback Score: 14 reviews
 
Hello's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Aug 2013
Location: Raleigh, North Carolina
Posts: 6,251
Liked 1461 Times on 1025 Posts
Likes Given: 2275

Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by SAMBUCA View Post
I like when they ask if I can bottle some up for them to take home. LOL
LOL like leftovers in tupperware.

I don't mind sharing. I brew way more than I should or could ever consume. I love the act of brewing and even with 4 kegs, I still intend to give out a growler to each person. I now say return the growler after you swirl it with a bit of water, bring back the polyseal cap (which I refer to as the cap because they do not care that it is a good one) and I'll refill when I can. Again, I'll never turn down someone wanting to contribute to the ingredients but they do not. I assume it is because they're not asking for the beer, I'm just offering. I suppose when they start to ask then that's when maybe they'll feel like contributing even a couple of bucks.
__________________
Hello is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 03-22-2014, 04:20 PM   #148
storytyme
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Jun 2012
Posts: 133
Liked 3 Times on 3 Posts
Likes Given: 1

Default

I love having people have a pint or two and enjoy what I created. If I sat there and drank all the beer that I have now in kegs, that would become an issue. If a cook makes a great meal, don't they share with all?

It all comes back to you some way or another, so…………keep brewing

__________________
storytyme is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 03-22-2014, 05:27 PM   #149
MindenMan
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Aug 2012
Location: Carson City, Nv
Posts: 1,585
Liked 225 Times on 168 Posts
Likes Given: 31

Default

Post removed.

__________________

Reason: removing
MindenMan is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 03-22-2014, 05:59 PM   #150
unionrdr
Wannabe author
HBT_LIFETIMESUPPORTER.png
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
unionrdr's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Feb 2011
Location: Sheffield, Ohio
Posts: 29,754
Liked 2115 Times on 1851 Posts
Likes Given: 1557

Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Trox View Post
Bahhh wish I knew that a couple of weeks ago; was traveling from Fort Wayne, IN to Elmira, New York for work and looks like Sheffield isn't to far from 90 so could have made a quick detour and taken those bottles off your hands for my brother in-law. I have enough bottles that I will now throw away ones that are to much a pain to de-label, but the brother in-law is still working on getting his collection up.
State Rout I90 is just a couple hundred feet west of my house. You can see it from the highway. Sheffield exit by Mike Bass Ford.
__________________
Everything works if ya let it-Roady(meatloaf)
NEW, REVISED EDITION of book one of Time Lords 2034 series now on Amazon Kindle! http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00NTA0L6G
unionrdr is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Reply



Quick Reply
Message:
Options
Thread Tools


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Austin Homebrew Free Shipping $49 Purchase GrumpySquirrel General Beer Discussion 2 08-23-2011 07:42 PM
A friends gift, for always drinking my homebrew. GodsStepBrother General Beer Discussion 5 04-19-2011 07:09 PM
Friends don't let friends brew drunk! BrettMan General Beer Discussion 45 11-23-2009 01:52 PM
My friends don't care for my homebrew Soc General Beer Discussion 90 11-22-2009 07:42 PM
Giving Friends Homebrew Pedro- General Beer Discussion 19 02-15-2007 10:05 PM