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Old 07-26-2013, 01:01 PM   #51
Nov 2012
Merrimack, New Hampshire
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I was 25 and introduced to brewing by a friend in Switzerland. I was hooked. Been brewing on my own for the last 4 years.

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Old 07-26-2013, 01:06 PM   #52
Jun 2013
Richmond, Va
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For my 31st birthday, this past May my wife bought me a nice beginners kit from a lhbs. I am soon realizing I will be pouring money into this hobby for a long time.cheers

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Old 07-26-2013, 01:35 PM   #53
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May 2013
Plattsmouth, Nebraska
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Parents bought me a starter kit for my 19th birthday 8 years ago. Been brewing since.

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Old 07-26-2013, 02:20 PM   #54
Aug 2011
Philadelphia, PA
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First beer I was probably 19, first time homebrewing I was 28.

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Old 07-26-2013, 03:19 PM   #55
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Aug 2012
Schaumburg, Illinois
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I started at age 41. I'm 42 now. Just coming up on the one year anniversary of my first brew. It's crazy how much I've learned in one year. Even scarier is to have all the notes and realize how much beer I have drank in that year.
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Old 07-26-2013, 03:48 PM   #56
Dec 2012
Augusta, Maine
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I was 33, started about this time last year.

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Old 07-26-2013, 04:36 PM   #57
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Feb 2012
Round Hill, VA
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I had my first taste of beer when I was about 10 years old. I started homebrewing at 29, I'm now 31. My 3 hobbies are brewing, guitar and modding my f150 truck. They are all money pits but bring so much joy to my life!! Cheers!
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Primary: Stony Man APA, Bourbon Oak Feed Your Head
Bottled: Imperial Pumpkin in my Pie

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Old 07-26-2013, 04:42 PM   #58
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Sep 2011
vernon hills, il
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I started with wine, when I was 21. Then quickly decided to brew, also when I was 21. I'm 33 now, but took a 5 year hiatus ending 3 years ago. Now I'm addicted to the process again!
My wife is like a well crafted beer...bitter, yet sweet enough to balance perfectly!

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Old 07-26-2013, 04:45 PM   #59
Feb 2012
Saint Louis, Missouri
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I started when I was 23. I wonder how many brewer's went on hiatus after the birth of their first born?

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Old 07-27-2013, 03:13 AM   #60
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Nov 2012
Houston, Texas
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I started at 59 with a fermenter that my son in law gave me..

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