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Old 11-22-2013, 11:05 PM   #11
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Sep 2012
Sherman, Texas
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I am now a definitely commented homebrewer, spent 844.00 on perlicks, kegs, beer and gas lines for my new keezer build today. This hobby cost money, but it sure is fun!!!

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Old 11-22-2013, 11:07 PM   #12
Aug 2007
Muskegon, Michigan
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Originally Posted by adiochiro3 View Post
I was hooked and considered myself a homebrewer the moment I smelled my first wort. Smelling the fresh hops clinched it (same day). I love to cook & BBQ. I also love to woodwork, metalwork, garden, etc. -- and I just see this as another outlet for my creativity.
This me to the Tee! I was hooked the first brew day. Brewing is just one more of my DIY hobby/skills.
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Old 11-22-2013, 11:25 PM   #13
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Jul 2012
, California
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When I find out that people have been talking about my beers and everyone and their mom are asking me for a sample.
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Old 11-23-2013, 12:01 AM   #14
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Jul 2013
eugene, oregon
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I'm with duboman....the very 1st time I pitched yeast. And like the others, as time and $ allow, the equipement will grow to try and satisfy the addictive hobby. Lol. I started with a.g. and now there's no turnin back. Cheeers!

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Old 11-23-2013, 12:06 AM   #15
Dec 2011
H-Town, TX
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When people watch breaking bad and they are reminded of your homebrew setup.

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Old 11-23-2013, 12:06 AM   #16
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Sep 2012
San Diego, CA
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When I started accepting donations for ingredients... and every gift from everyone I know began to be "beer stuff" - that's when I realized I had stumbled into the best hobby ever and started considering myself a homebrewer.

It's a conversation piece, for sure. People I don't even know, through friends or co-workers, know what I do. "Oh you're the guy that made the beer I had!" Kinda neat.

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Old 11-23-2013, 12:42 AM   #17
Feb 2012
BFE, Colorado
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The first brew. I was hooked.
Everyone dies. Few truly live.

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Old 11-23-2013, 01:20 AM   #18
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Nov 2012
Salt Lake City, Utah
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I guess when my beer was a peer group success. Also I started getting LHBS gift certificates. I still don't take myself too seriously. My husband thinks I have lost my mind though.

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Old 11-23-2013, 01:26 AM   #19
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Sep 2012
, Florida
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When I popped open my first extract brew from a kit. Color, head, taste, lacing, flavor. " I made this?"
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Old 11-23-2013, 01:36 AM   #20
Nov 2012
Winnipeg, MB
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When I did my first ground-grain-glass batches last December. I grew and malted my grain, used homegrown hops, and made a stout and a weizen. When those two brews turned out, I felt comfortable saying I'm a homebrewer, not just a guy who makes beer at home.
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-"Son, you can't sing or dance, I don't like your writing, and you can't draw a picture to save your life. But you make a fine beer!" An 80 year old friend

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