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Old 09-22-2012, 03:15 PM   #861
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You give up your MSU football season ticket so you can stay home and:

Bottle an Octoberfest
Bottle a Heffe
Brew a Two Hearted Ale clone with harvested Bells yeast
Build your DIY Ebay Temp Controller
Add a dip tube to your bottling bucket
Harvest some Hefe yeast

To be fair, we are playing a cupcake team today and its going to rain

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Old 09-22-2012, 03:26 PM   #862
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When you tell your wife, when buying a house, you need an extra bedroom for brewing
Haha I'm moving next week and we got a 3 bed house, the spare will be a brewing room
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Old 09-22-2012, 04:24 PM   #863
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When the front study room becomes the computer room. Then you discover home beer brewing,& it becomes a brewery too. Then you start making plans for a man cave,& & &...Some french doors to close it off...one of those beer keg table & chair sets would be cool...a big screen TV for the opposite wall...then a fridge for bottled beers,yeast,etc....Oh nooooo,please God help me!...
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Old 09-22-2012, 05:38 PM   #864
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When you want to move out of state for the brewing weather.(florida is never the right temp to brew effectively)

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Old 09-23-2012, 04:33 AM   #865
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When you're flooring it to your girlfriends house because brew day ran 2 hours longer than planned....again.

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Old 09-23-2012, 05:16 AM   #866
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When you design your basement with three drains in the middle if the floor in anticipation of future "disasters" in your brewery. Or just to make it easier to clean up by spraying it all down.

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Old 09-23-2012, 06:10 AM   #867
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When you consider selling your nice guitar, to buy more ingredients and equipment.

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Old 09-23-2012, 01:05 PM   #868
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When you often read HBT or beer articles as you fall asleep to relax, and then do the same after the alarm goes of in the morning to ease into the day.

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Old 09-23-2012, 01:18 PM   #869
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When you want to move out of state for the brewing weather.(florida is never the right temp to brew effectively)
word. It's impossible for me to chill my wort to pitch temps using Texas tap water, in the summer our tap water is probably over 80, even with a pre-chiller I can only get it to mid 70's
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Old 09-23-2012, 02:22 PM   #870
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You see a big end-of-season clearance display of coolers and think, "Oh look. Mash tuns."

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