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Old 11-11-2012, 08:48 PM   #11
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See.. you messed up. I'm an avid golfer, and have been for a while, so coupled with the dues from the CC, and the fact I used to just buy everything at the golf stores, my wife is happy to have me in the homebrew store.. $30-40 for ingredients and a little toy each time.. She's THRILLED! Beats the boxes of $1200 irons and $400 drivers showing up and me swinging them in the house!

And I hear you on the list. I have to, because I can't remember all the stuff I NEED, and lose track on the stuff I WANT.
are you kidding me?

never mind the equipment, a saturday morning brew day could NEVER cost me what green fees do.

but, i'm still having trouble explaining the Saturday when I play golf in the morning, and brew a batch in the afternoon.

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Old 11-11-2012, 08:49 PM   #12
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btw... one advantage of taking a list... it gives me something to write down the names of all the new toys on, for the next time.

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Old 11-11-2012, 08:55 PM   #13
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Op: Which store you go to? Doesn't sound like the same one I've been to.

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Old 11-11-2012, 08:59 PM   #14
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Best advice I have heard in a long time...all about perspective.
Yeah, I used to spend a lot of money on golf equipment and car mods.

My wife loves my newish homebrew hobby.
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and, for the record, my wife likes the home brew hobby for lots of reasons.

1. i'm home
2. cheaper than golf
3. i almost always cook dinner after i finish
4. i can't get into any trouble when i'm spending hours on the internet looking up beer recipes, and the latest designs for home-made brewing equipment.
5. since i brew one gallon at a time, i can't even make enough to get in trouble DRINKING it.

pretty much the same reasons as everyone else.

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Old 11-12-2012, 12:07 AM   #16
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Op: Which store you go to? Doesn't sound like the same one I've been to.
It was Saint Louis Wine and Beer Making. Was on Lamp and Lantern Road or something in Town and Country. Think there is a Melting pot near there. Girl was working and knew a fair amount and dude was there too. Even got a 10% discount for being memeber of a HB group 2 hrs away! Prices make it almost cheaper to buy there than online.
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