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Old 03-18-2009, 07:00 PM   #1
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Default Signs you're a beer snob

I just did a top ten signs your a beer snob post on my blog and had alot of fun, so I was wondering what other people would come up with. Here are my ten to start out.


1 Your wife thought you were to pretentious and left you for a wine snob

2 You spend so much time sniffing the beer that it looks like your trying to drink through your nose

3 You believe that Europe is the only place good beer comes from

4 You actually enjoy drinking beer from Dogfish Head

5 Youíve never bought a six pack for less then $12

6 When the beer at a party costs less then a days wages you sit and pout, then spend the rest of the night lamenting that this kind of thing would never happen in Europe

7 Even official beer judges envy your ability to write a book on your opinion for every single beer you try

8 You donít drink anything that isnít thick enough to float a quarter on

9 You mortgaged your home so you can afford beer for the month

10 You go to a resteraunt and order wine because the only thing they have that comes close to your definition of beer is Blue Moon


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Old 03-18-2009, 07:08 PM   #2
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How about top ten signs you're a grammar snob?

I keed, I keed. Funny post.


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Old 03-18-2009, 07:10 PM   #3
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I'm trying to figure out the fear of the period.

I'm beyond beer snob and trying to obtain EAC status.
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Old 03-18-2009, 07:11 PM   #4
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I thought I was a beer snob, but some of those are a bit out there for even me.

I do sniff beer a lot and it drives my wife nuts.
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Old 03-18-2009, 07:12 PM   #5
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Quite all yer bitchen... everyone knows high life is the only real beer.
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Your parties only last two hours because your friends pass out after three beers.

You disown a family member/childhood friend because they're an ardent BMC drinker.
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Old 03-18-2009, 08:45 PM   #7
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There is a time and a place for every beer.

I don't want to decant a RIS when fishing in July.
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There is a time and a place for every beer.

I don't want to decant a RIS when fishing in July.
Wuss!!!!

A real man would take a whole keg out on the boat.
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Old 03-18-2009, 09:16 PM   #9
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My friends (who are also brewers and won't touch BMC unless it is free) always snicker when I stick my nose down in my glass and take a couple of deep inhales... All part of the experience, IMO.
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How about that you actually spent money on a book called "Tasting Beer"?


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