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Old 04-06-2009, 05:10 PM   #21
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I feed 'em to the cows. They eat the crap out of them, once they cool down of course.


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Old 04-06-2009, 08:48 PM   #22
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I make these cookies, and they are delicious, everybody loves them


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Old 04-06-2009, 10:10 PM   #23
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Like boodlemania, I feed them to cattle. My tax guy says they then qualify as livestock feed and can be deducted, but I haven't gone that far. (And if I had I wouldn't admit it here).
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Old 04-06-2009, 10:24 PM   #24
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Like boodlemania, I feed them to cattle. My tax guy says they then qualify as livestock feed and can be deducted, but I haven't gone that far. (And if I had I wouldn't admit it here).
Then the obvious solution is to feed the hop leaves to the livestock too and write the cost of whole brew day off!
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Old 04-06-2009, 11:33 PM   #25
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I like the way you guys are thinking. Tax deductible beer ingredients - I mean livestock feed rules.
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Old 04-06-2009, 11:39 PM   #26
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I make these cookies, and they are delicious, everybody loves them
Wow so do you make the vegan burgers too or just the cookies? I am a bad person, I eat meat, drink whole fat dairy & use white bleached flower. I am planning on buying some chickens to eat my spent grain & so I can have free range eggs. but wait, that's eating baby chickens right? so still my bad.
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Old 04-07-2009, 12:07 AM   #27
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I was feeding them to our sheep, but the Great Pyrenese dogs kept eating them. Now I am planning on trying the dog treats or composting.
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Old 04-07-2009, 01:07 AM   #28
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What about trub? How's that in a compost pile? I had a second generation cake I threw in there, but not sure if it was the best idea :P
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Old 04-07-2009, 01:15 AM   #29
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I compost the dregs, if you will
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Old 04-07-2009, 01:42 AM   #30
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I guess I'm lucky.
I walk out 30 ft from my brewing area and dump them. Sometimes the deer eat it and sometimes they don't Either way it's out of sight and out of mind.


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