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Old 10-28-2011, 05:43 AM   #1
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So, for example, tonight I was completely out of homebrew (tragedy, I know) but I had some grain alcohol lying around and I decided to make a mixed drink. I took about 2 oz. of the grain alcohol and threw in some Mt. Hood pellets from the freezer in addition to some DME and a little distilled water. Best mixed drink ever...



 
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Old 10-28-2011, 06:02 AM   #2
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OK you're a nerd hahaha.

I don't know if spending hours on HBT qualifies but I do do that. Also, recently had a long conversation with a coworker about boil off rates.. he didnt get it, I don't know why.

I'm in



 
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Old 10-28-2011, 12:17 PM   #3
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You might be a beer nerd when you spend your toddler's college fund on an electric brew rig and convince yourself it's a wise investment. C'mon, guys and gals. This isn't hard!!!

 
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Old 10-28-2011, 01:53 PM   #4
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When you're trying to revive old brew styles with all extract recipes. And no matter what people say,you try to think up new & better ways to use the same old stuff. Not to mention,teaching your wife/husband to brew while avoiding the mistakes you learned from. And on top of that,the first brew being the only kit used...
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Old 10-28-2011, 02:14 PM   #5
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While getting my new badge at work, I saw the swipe card said Johnson controls and I got excited. And in no way is that sad

 
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Old 10-28-2011, 02:44 PM   #6
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That'll bring on a whole new bunch of thoughts to distract you for a while...
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Old 10-28-2011, 03:02 PM   #7
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I have over 40 recipes saved on my work computer. I have only brewed 20 batches in my life. You do the math.

 
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Old 10-28-2011, 03:11 PM   #8
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Yup. When you're still working on your brew list,instead of re-brewing old favorites.


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