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Old 01-25-2013, 10:43 AM   #51
Jan 2012
, WA
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Ask her if she wants a SWMBO licence plate!

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Old 01-25-2013, 11:53 AM   #52
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Jan 2013
Coon Rapids, Minnesota
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Mine also got a kick out of it. Some people need to loosen up. These days, everyone is looking got a reason to be offended.

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Old 01-25-2013, 08:48 PM   #53
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Nov 2009
Macon, Georgia
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My wife loves SWMBO and proudly wears the necklace made by dedhedjed's SWMBO mightbemary.
Drinking: NB Conundrum Session IPA; Bush de NoŽl (Scaldis NoŽl); Innis & Gunn Bourbon Stout; Theobroma; Redhook Double Black Stout IV; Leftover ESB; Cuvťe Des Trolls; St. Landelin la Divine Inspiration; Hibiscus Mango Blonde; Victory HopDevil.
Secondary: De Dolle Stille Nacht
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Old 01-25-2013, 09:50 PM   #54
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Jan 2013
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My wife has always supported me brewing, she is the reason I have a twin tap tower- "If it only costs another 50 bucks for a twin tap, you should just get it".

I don't fuss about the stockpile of shoes and the zappos boxes that show up at the house, and she doesn't fuss about the boxes from Austin supply, kegworks, Northernbrewer, Midwest,...............
On tap
: NB Caribou Slobber
: Double Eagle clone (Rock Yard)
: AHS Anniversary IPA
: Heineken clone

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Old 01-25-2013, 10:07 PM   #55
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Feb 2012
Alabaster, Alabama
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My wife knew I was a homebrewer when she married me, and actually came up with an amazing IPA/Stilton blue cheese pairing while we dated. She loves the smell of brew day, and has bought/championed almost all my brewing purchases from brew kettles to the parts for my kegerator.

She's eager for me to start lagering (loves Landshark Lager and Sam Adams as well as Oktoberfests), so another two cornies, small fridge and temp controller toward a lagerator are in my near future.

Primary: 2013 EdWort's Apfelwein | 2012 JAOM 3-gal | 2013 JAOM 5-gal
Secondary: Nada
Bottled: 2014 Peach Sauvignon Blanc | Rich's Legal Wit | 2013 Fireside Barleywine | 2007 Oaked orange blossom mead | 2013 Kit Cabernet | 2012 Kit Raspberry Merlot
Kegged: Sierra Nevada Celebration clone | 2014 Peach Sauvignon Blanc, sparkling
On Deck: Black Cherry Ancho Chile Mead | Leffe Blond clone

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Old 01-25-2013, 10:31 PM   #56
Oct 2011
, Pa
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Someone a while back said it stands for She Who Must Bend Over.

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Old 01-25-2013, 11:24 PM   #57
Jun 2012
South East Massachusetts
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Originally Posted by VladOfTrub View Post
Someone a while back said it stands for She Who Must Bend Over.
Again I support SWMBA=she who must be annoyed

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Old 01-27-2013, 07:58 AM   #58
Dec 2011
South Bend, Indiana
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My fiance is really supportive. Last Christmas she got me started by pointing out a 1 gallon, BIAB kit on a website she orders from. The idea had never occurred to me, so I started doing research. I quickly discovered my local store, and that they had starter kits for 5 gallons for about $35 more, so I convinced her to get me that instead. She has since referred to that as "the best and worst Christmas gift".

She doesnt really like the smell of brewday, and sometimes it can make her get a bad migrane, so I try to plan around when she is working. She doesnt mind having carboys everywhere, but she did mind bottles. She REALLY minded the near bottle bombs we had, which got me the kegerator. She is a big promoter of my brewing, and loves getting people to try it. She doesnt mind the money spent because I dont have many hobbies, and as long as the bills are paid and money goes into the savings account, the rest is mine to spend (ha!). In turn I put up with her expensive book and video game collecting hobbies, which are honestly two of the coolest hobbies a woman can have, but dont tell her I said that or I will have to start funding them.

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Old 01-27-2013, 02:35 PM   #59
Dec 2012
Trego, WI
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A young couple, after just getting married and having returned home from a beautiful honeymoon, began to settle into their new life. One day as the husband was brewing a batch of beer, his new bride approached him and said,"Sweetheart, now that we are married and have each other, we need to worry about more important things in life, so I think you should sell your boat, your guns, your motorcycle....and most of all you need to stop with this beer stuff and this way we can spend more time together." The husband hesitated for a second and said, "Wow, you sound just like my ex-wife." She gasped in complete surprise, "You never told me you were married before!!!" He calmly replied, "I wasn't".

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