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View Poll Results: Do you belong to the American Homebrewers Association?
Yes, it is worth every penny. 32 38.10%
No, too expensive. 8 9.52%
No, just have not gotten around to it yet. 36 42.86%
Yes, but it is a little pricey. 8 9.52%
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Old 04-20-2009, 02:38 AM   #1
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Feb 2009
Eastpointe, Michigan
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Just wondering how many on this board belong to the AHA.

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Old 04-20-2009, 02:45 AM   #2
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Apr 2008
Auburn, GA
Posts: 888
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I haven't joined... yet. It is one of those things that I have meant to do but haven't yet.
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Old 04-20-2009, 02:45 AM   #3
Feb 2009
Stafford, VA
Posts: 207
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No clue what this is... ... Should I ?

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Old 04-20-2009, 02:46 AM   #4
Oct 2007
Posts: 149
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Though I won't say the subscription to Zymurgy alone is worth it, I wanna support a group that tries to keep Homebrewing legal and legalize it in the places it isn't yet. Unfortunately here in Massachusetts it is illegal to discount alcohol but in other states you can get discounts at brew pubs.

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Old 04-20-2009, 02:46 AM   #5
Jan 2009
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I'm an AHA member. It's money well spent as they are our only defense against restrictive home brewing laws. The organization is not perfect. None are, but without them we are adrift and defenseless for the most part. There are some who would like to prohibit home brewing or find a way to tax the hell out of it. Eventually, these forces would likely cause problems for us. There are other AHA benefits such as the Zymurgy magazine and the national competition.

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Old 04-20-2009, 03:36 AM   #6
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Jun 2008
The Cold Part of AZ
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just joined recently so I can't vouch for its value -- but it did allow me to enter into the national competitions...

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Old 04-20-2009, 03:54 AM   #7
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Jan 2007
Armpit of Dallas (Irving), TX
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I'm a member of the AHA, my local club (NTHA), this forum and the BN Army. All of them are worth every penny they cost, because without these resources, I wouldn't be near the brewer that I am today, and I think that's worth it.

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Old 04-20-2009, 01:26 PM   #8
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Feb 2009
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What's their website?


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Old 04-20-2009, 02:40 PM   #9
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Jun 2008
Pflugerville, Texas
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I definitely think it's worth every penny. I just renewed my membership the other day.
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Old 04-20-2009, 02:51 PM   #10
Apr 2009
Somewhere in the middle of Nebraska
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Three year family membership, and worth every red cent I sent them! Support your hobby how ever you can!!! See ya at GABF!!!
If Homebrew & BBQ aren't the answer, then you're askin' the wrong questions... Cheers!!!

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