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Old 05-28-2009, 11:40 PM   #1
Jul 2008
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A guy on a mountain biking forum I goto has invited me to an all grain brew next month. He does 25 gallon batches and has offered to let me take home 5gallons.

My question to him was does he want me to bring anything along, ingredients/hops/grain etc..?? Anything to help offset the cost and to help out.

I don't think he will ask but I want to take something.

What do you guys suggest I take along as gift you might say.. something brew related.


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Old 05-28-2009, 11:47 PM   #2
Mar 2009
Los Angeles
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The obvious answer is beer. What else do you really need? I guess you should probably bring a fermenter too.

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Old 05-28-2009, 11:51 PM   #3
Jun 2008
Fishers, Indiana
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I would ask what the recipe is and bring some or all of the hops. Or maybe the yeast.

If he has everything already, then definitely a carboy or bucket to take your 5gallons home.
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Old 05-29-2009, 12:01 AM   #4
Apr 2009
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I would def bring some beer. I had a brew day with a few of my MTB buddies and just asked them to bring a 6 pack of obscure though tastey beer. Everyone gets to try new stuff!! I am working on a recipe for our clubs fat tire festival in november. I gotta have 40 gallons by then, for the 300 or so people that show up. oh yeah a carboy to transport home would be nice too.

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Old 05-29-2009, 12:02 AM   #5
Dec 2008
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Take 12 or more of your beers in order to share and leave some there, it's always good to give beer!

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Old 05-29-2009, 02:11 AM   #6
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What mtb bike site, if you don't mind me asking...

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Old 05-29-2009, 02:48 AM   #7
May 2009
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Bring about 4 bottles of 750 La Fin du Monde!

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Old 05-29-2009, 02:57 AM   #8
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Dec 2008
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Bring a cheap hooker...
j/k bring some beer, or maybe some food to grill up during/after the brew session
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Old 05-29-2009, 03:04 AM   #9
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Bottle of decent Bourbon. Just decent.

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Old 05-29-2009, 05:55 AM   #10
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Apr 2008
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I usually ask people to bring beer. I've got the ingredients covered, he probably does too.
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