Originally Posted by MisterTipsy
Google says there are 14,200 links with the keyword pumpkin on this forum.
293 HBT pumpkin links were created in the past 30 days.
This does not include Jolly Pumpkin.
And there will be a TON more before Halloween. This is the time folks who know better start making theirs to have it ready, and folks will be talking about them and doing them til turkey day.
But most of them, are folks asking for critiques of their individual
recipes, not usually asking (for the most part) the same basic question.
And then we're going to have our usual onslaught of Christmas or other holiday beers. Just like there were a ton of Saison threads in the spring.
No one seems to complain that there's 50 million Ipa threads on here do they?
To me it's not the same as there being something in the "regular" media about beer and everyone wanting to share the info, without thinking or looking to see that other people, even minutes before, had the same idea.
That's the same thing to me as people going to a baseball game and leaving at the start of the 8th inning, or leaving early on Labor Day from the cottage, to "beat traffic" and getting caught in a jam up on the freeway or at the parking deck. It's thinking they are the only people to have an idea, not realizing that noone's unique....