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Old 11-28-2012, 09:39 PM   #1
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I play the powerball when it gets large strictly for the entertainment of thinking about what I would buy, winning would just be a bonus...

So, before any equipment I think I would hire an employee whose sole purpose would be to clean my brewery and equipment for me.

I'd prolly let him(or her) drink on the job.

What would yours be?

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Old 11-28-2012, 09:43 PM   #2
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Maybe open a homebrew store. And a brewery in back. My whole goal would be to make good beer, and then help others recreate it if they wanted.

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Old 11-28-2012, 09:43 PM   #3
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I'd open a LHBS.
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Old 11-28-2012, 09:46 PM   #4
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Buy a local brewpub and start putting better beer on tap.

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Old 11-28-2012, 09:48 PM   #5
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Although someone to clean up is a good choice, I'm thinking a guy that can carry 50 lbs. sacks of malt on each shoulder all day would come in handy. With a few hundred million in winnings, I would start to measure in barrels instead of gallons.

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Old 11-28-2012, 09:48 PM   #6
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My first beer related purchase would be a lot of beer because it would be party time if I won the lottery.
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Old 11-28-2012, 09:48 PM   #7
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I'd open Sheffield's first BBQ Pit & Brewpub! Not to mention,temp controlled conicals & all that high end HB stuff.
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Old 11-28-2012, 09:49 PM   #8
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Seeing that the Powerball is over $500,000,000, I think I'd go ahead and purchase a profitable, functioning microbrewery.......and a Sabco Brewmagic system for home
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Old 11-28-2012, 09:53 PM   #9
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I'd buy one of those fancy digital thermometers and may be a bench capper. Man that would be sweet, I'm going to buy two tickets right now

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Old 11-28-2012, 09:54 PM   #10
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Brewpub/BBQ joint. Those two just seem to go together really well.

Then I would hire someone who could run that place so I don't run it into the ground.
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