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Old 11-24-2013, 08:12 PM   #21
Dec 2012
Gainesville, Georgia
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For me, I think it was when I woke up for work at 4am and RAN to my fermentor to sniff the airlock of my first batch the day after I pitched

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Old 11-24-2013, 08:33 PM   #22
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Old 11-25-2013, 08:31 AM   #23
Dec 2012
Dublin, CA
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This me to the Tee! I was hooked the first brew day. Brewing is just one more of my DIY hobby/skills.
Actually, it's not really a hobby -- it's part of your post-apocalyptic skill set. ;-)

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Old 11-25-2013, 09:26 AM   #24
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Apr 2013
Rio Rancho, NM
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The day my kit arrived and I started brewing. I was completely hooked when I had brewed my first 2 batches and hadn't tasted either one due to being pregnant.
Up Next: Mexican Cerveza and some generic Pilsner.
Primary: Empty. I must fix this issue.
Bottle Conditioning: Oatmeal Stout
Drinking: English Nut Brown Ale
Drinking: Irish Red Ale

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"Early brewers were primarily women, mostly because it was deemed a woman's job. Mesopotamian men, of some 3,800 years ago, were obviously complete assclowns and had yet to realize the pleasure of brewing beer." - Beer Advocate

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Old 11-25-2013, 03:01 PM   #25
Aug 2013
Oswego, IL
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The day I finally started understanding all the different terms in brewing.

(still some anagrams I haven't figured out yet... but once I find what they stand for the understanding is there)

This was only about a year ago now that I brewed my first 1 gallon kit. About two months after that I brewed my first 5 gallon kit and it was all downhill from there...

Now with [email protected] gallon glass carboys, [email protected] gallon glass carboy, [email protected] gallon bottling bucket, 10 gallon brew kettle, 2 kegorators (3 taps total), [email protected] gallon ball lock keg, [email protected] gallon pin lock keg, multiple cappers (Think i am up to 3 now), a very large and still growing bottle collection. And enough beer in the pipeline to last me the next 6-7 months.

And yet... plenty more to buy...
Untapped user name: Renegades_Brew

I have so much brewed that I have run out of storage space. I need some friends to come over and enjoy the fruits of my labor.

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Old 11-25-2013, 03:50 PM   #26
Oct 2010
Terryville, CT
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I considered myself a home brewer when I brewed my first batch of beer... at home... I'm also a home vintner for similar reasons.
Fermenting: Apfelwein x2
On Tap: apfelwein, coffee porter, IPA, Very Pale Ale
Up Next: fix/replace the keezer
Updated: 6-16-2016
"There's only so much wine you can drink in one life, but it will never be enough to save you from the bottom of your glass" - The Handsome Family

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