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Old 04-11-2007, 06:36 PM   #11
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So, what I hear is that NEXT year, the HBT team needs to use up some mancation allowance and take a class together. Right?
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Old 04-11-2007, 06:40 PM   #12
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I remember being at a gasthaus/brauerei near Spalt, Germany (north of Treuchlingen and southwest of Nurnberg) where they offer brewing classes for 1 week.

It was only 600 euros (about $780 now) and that included your hotel room and meals along with the training.
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Old 04-11-2007, 07:01 PM   #13
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....I could buy the books that the instructors have published for $75. Read them and talk to some head brewers around here and most likely get the same information. Savings of....$1575 (not to discredit the instructors though...i agree, they are a dream team)

 
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Old 04-11-2007, 07:04 PM   #14
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So, what I hear is that NEXT year, the HBT team needs to use up some mancation allowance and take a class together. Right?
That's actually not a bad idea...
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Old 04-11-2007, 07:54 PM   #15
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Ever since I heard Chris White talk about the course, I have longed for it. However, I never thought about getting tuition assistance. I doubt my work would go for it.
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Old 04-11-2007, 08:26 PM   #16
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my employer offers 2k per year for tuition assistance and the classes do NOT have to be work related.... Unfortunately, I won't qualify for it by July. Plus I would have to pay for a flight, hotel, food, and beer.... Maybe next year!
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Old 04-11-2007, 08:50 PM   #17
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That looks like it would be a great experience.

Can't afford anywhere near that with three kids in college.

I'll have to improve my beerducation one batch at a time.

Hmmm... $2,000 (all in cost) divided by $25.00 10-gallon batches...I'd get 80 batches done.

I recon I'll be a better brewer 80 batches from now.

 
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Old 04-11-2007, 08:56 PM   #18
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That's actually not a bad idea...
I'll split a hotel room with you. My wife usually gives me a few days of mancation each year. Spooning and Cuddling will require you to cover 75% of the hotel.
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Old 04-11-2007, 09:17 PM   #19
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Quote:
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I'll split a hotel room with you. My wife usually gives me a few days of mancation each year. Spooning and Cuddling will require you to cover 75% of the hotel.
"Where's your hand?"

"Between two pillows......"

"Those aren't pillows!!!!"
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"Where's your hand?"

"Between two pillows......"

"Those aren't pillows!!!!"
DOH!!!!!
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