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Forum: General Beer Discussion 11-20-2012, 01:29 AM
Replies: 265
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Posted By thisisjohnbrown
Agreed, let it die. I got what I wanted from it. ...

Agreed, let it die. I got what I wanted from it.

Which, believe it or not, wasn't to troll anyone. I'm still here, still reading threads, brewed a holiday stout last weekend.
Forum: General Beer Discussion 10-26-2012, 05:13 PM
Replies: 265
Views: 16,906
Posted By thisisjohnbrown
Oh, and the art of labels and naming. Also...

Oh, and the art of labels and naming. Also amazing. I have pages and pages of puns and different lines and designs and ideas in my brewing notebook.
Forum: General Beer Discussion 10-26-2012, 05:09 PM
Replies: 265
Views: 16,906
Posted By thisisjohnbrown
I appreciate the input about the club. That is...

I appreciate the input about the club. That is what I was asking about, when it's laid out like that. Whether people would think it was one sided or not. So thanks.

I don't understand how it's...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 10-26-2012, 05:02 PM
Replies: 265
Views: 16,906
Posted By thisisjohnbrown
Yes, "grand experiments plan" is exactly how I...

Yes, "grand experiments plan" is exactly how I look at it. After mulling on what some people have said, let me try and explain it in a different light.

I am a programmer, and love art. Some of my...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 10-26-2012, 04:45 PM
Replies: 265
Views: 16,906
Posted By thisisjohnbrown
I wasn't offering to taste or critique. If you go...

I wasn't offering to taste or critique. If you go back a page, they were talking about getting a group together. That's what I am interested in, meeting up and talking with other brewers.
Forum: General Beer Discussion 10-25-2012, 11:45 PM
Replies: 265
Views: 16,906
Posted By thisisjohnbrown
We can hang out when you come to town and you can...

We can hang out when you come to town and you can tell me if your diagnosis holds water.
Forum: General Beer Discussion 10-25-2012, 11:20 PM
Replies: 265
Views: 16,906
Posted By thisisjohnbrown
I have a lot of hobbies. I make furniture, I...

I have a lot of hobbies. I make furniture, I create electronic devices, I program websites for local charities. This is just one thing I also do, and it's because of the love I get from watching...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 10-25-2012, 11:08 PM
Replies: 265
Views: 16,906
Posted By thisisjohnbrown
Thanks. I have a hard time meeting new people...

Thanks. I have a hard time meeting new people because I am shy, and it's a strange situation, and I wanted to know what a brewing community would think about how another brewing community would...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 10-25-2012, 10:20 PM
Replies: 265
Views: 16,906
Posted By thisisjohnbrown
Hurtful. My question wasn't to get attention...

Hurtful.

My question wasn't to get attention or seek advice on me as a person. It was to see how people thought the brewing community at my local shop and the meetups would react. Seems like it...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 10-25-2012, 09:00 PM
Replies: 265
Views: 16,906
Posted By thisisjohnbrown
Agreed on the first part, I understand the...

Agreed on the first part, I understand the second, and I absolutely wouldn't want to go up against pros.
Forum: General Beer Discussion 10-25-2012, 08:59 PM
Replies: 265
Views: 16,906
Posted By thisisjohnbrown
But you may have come across a webpage that has a...

But you may have come across a webpage that has a lot of neat areas in your city that you could forward on to them.
Forum: General Beer Discussion 10-25-2012, 08:57 PM
Replies: 265
Views: 16,906
Posted By thisisjohnbrown
Just some more thoughts (because I have a long...

Just some more thoughts (because I have a long rational for everything):

If you drink your beer, and you think, "this is a bit thin" or "not bitter enough for an IPA" or "too sweet," you know to...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 10-25-2012, 08:49 PM
Replies: 265
Views: 16,906
Posted By thisisjohnbrown
I do have love for it. I do have a passion. I...

I do have love for it. I do have a passion. I fret over my efficiency. I DIY my equipment because I want better stuff and can't afford the expensive stuff. I spend 6 hours every other weekend...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 10-25-2012, 08:43 PM
Replies: 265
Views: 16,906
Posted By thisisjohnbrown
Honestly, it's inertia. I have a beard. There are...

Honestly, it's inertia. I have a beard. There are times when I want to shave it off, but my wife likes it and it makes me distinct. So I keep it because I like it most of the time and don't want to...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 10-25-2012, 08:40 PM
Replies: 265
Views: 16,906
Posted By thisisjohnbrown
Ha ha. This is actually how I used to be. They...

Ha ha. This is actually how I used to be. They would talk about what they were having, and I would just nod and say stupidly ridiculous things like "Yeah, how bout them hops, amiright?" or "Yes, it...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 10-25-2012, 08:36 PM
Replies: 265
Views: 16,906
Posted By thisisjohnbrown
Interestingly enough, I have a friend who is...

Interestingly enough, I have a friend who is vegetarian who cooks at a regular restaurant, so she understands how I feel. But I understand your larger point.
Forum: General Beer Discussion 10-25-2012, 08:35 PM
Replies: 265
Views: 16,906
Posted By thisisjohnbrown
Also, when the world collapses, everyone loves...

Also, when the world collapses, everyone loves the guy who knows how to make beer. So that's a fun aspect of it.

Joking, but only sort of.
Forum: General Beer Discussion 10-25-2012, 08:33 PM
Replies: 265
Views: 16,906
Posted By thisisjohnbrown
Well, it wasn't drivel, it was me trying to...

Well, it wasn't drivel, it was me trying to explain a bit about who I am and my process.

But, that's a good point, regardless.

I go out with friends all the time to bars, and people love to...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 10-25-2012, 08:29 PM
Replies: 265
Views: 16,906
Posted By thisisjohnbrown
I don't drink at all, I just don't like the taste...

I don't drink at all, I just don't like the taste of alcohol and one of the four times I have drank when I was 15, I fist fought a friend of mine and didn't like who I became.

Obviously I don't...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 10-25-2012, 08:23 PM
Replies: 265
Views: 16,906
Posted By thisisjohnbrown
Advice for a brewer who doesn't drink

Edited November 19th, 2012
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To save you the time of reading all (currently) 27 pages, let me recap:

1. I am accused of being a troll - I am not
2. Most people...
Forum: Brewing Software 10-15-2012, 11:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 381
Posted By thisisjohnbrown
OG calculations off by 30%

I have been incredibly frustrated my last few brews, because my efficiency comes out to around 50%. I have been using Beersmith for my calculations.

On a whim, I downloaded Beer Alchemy and put in...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 10-12-2012, 07:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 283
Posted By thisisjohnbrown
How did it turn out?

How did it turn out?
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 10-11-2012, 06:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,432
Posted By thisisjohnbrown
Updates? This sounds amazing!

Updates? This sounds amazing!
Forum: For Sale 09-07-2012, 04:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,140
Posted By thisisjohnbrown
Nope, still got 'em.

Nope, still got 'em.
Forum: Sampling and Critiquing and Beer Swapping 04-18-2012, 04:33 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 5,561
Posted By thisisjohnbrown
I'm in. I wasn't following this thread, and just...

I'm in. I wasn't following this thread, and just got a PM from fletchsj, so I feel unprepared (had a beer party at my house recently so most of my supply is gone, and everything else is still green),...
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