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Old 01-04-2008, 05:16 PM   #1
...My Junk is Ugly...
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He loves the fact that he can tell his buddies that his son brews his own beer. Of course, he’s an MGD drinker from way back with a strong German heritage…hailing from Wisconsin…
He’s not one to venture out too far when it comes to beer.

He lives about 3 hours away and the other day I send my Dad a picture of the old Craftsman drill he gave me some…20+ years ago.

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I simply said…
”I bet you never thought you’d see this thing put to good use again…huh?”

To which he responded…
“Wow…no kidding. Is that your new hop grinder you were talking about? Fancy…”
“You making some more of that German Stout this weekend?”

I didn’t have the heart to correct him and I could only reply…
“Yep…that’s how I crush my hops now…and as a matter of fact, I got a kettle of German Stout on the boil now…”

Love ya Dad.

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Old 01-04-2008, 05:19 PM   #2
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Manor, Tx
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Hehe thats awesome. My sister gave me a hefe kit for xmas and my dad came over to see what I had got. He pointed to the bag of grains and said "So these are hops?"

Sure Pop...

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Old 01-04-2008, 05:20 PM   #3
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That is great. My Dad gave me my brewkettle, and he cares less about beer than yours, although he did hang out with me during my last mash.

Beer is good for anything from hot dogs to heartache.

Drinking Frog Brewery, est. 1993

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Old 01-04-2008, 05:21 PM   #4
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The Middle of NJ
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That's awesome. Unbridled enthusiasm for beer

Green Lane Brewing

Primary = Evan!'s Special Bitter
On Deck = EdWort's Porter / American Amber

EdWort's Haus Pale Ale Count

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Old 01-04-2008, 05:22 PM   #5
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Dec 2007
Nashville, Tn
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Biermuncher, I love in the background your 10 cornies.....I have only two....I want more....
Its not the beer that gets ya!.

Primary 1: air
Primary 2: Apfelwine #1- 6 gal (9-10)
Primary 3: Hodgepodge Wine (13)
Secondary: Innsmouth Pale Ale (BB IPA)(12)
Secondary 2: Benischewitz (w1) (home grown concord wine)
Kegged/Bottled: Leaky Tap Braggot (8) Kegged/ Miskatonic Chronic (BB Holiday Ale)(11) Bottled/Providence Stout (7) Bottled/Honey Brown Ale (6) Bottled

Wines (Bottled)
Chianti (w2)(kit),Reisling (w3)(kit),

Next Up: Newcastle, Hobgoblin, Old Speckled Hen

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Old 01-04-2008, 05:23 PM   #6
Up to no good....
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It's my mission to educate my dad with my limited knowledge of beer... I'm lucky though... he is 100% into it! Come to think of it I had to educate my husband until he found you guys!

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Old 01-04-2008, 05:23 PM   #7
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Dads are great! Save some of that German Stout for me will ya!

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Old 01-04-2008, 05:24 PM   #8
I am Wally
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Nice hop grinder! Is that the secret to your Oktoberfest?

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Old 01-04-2008, 05:31 PM   #9
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shore is a lot of Bud and Bud lite in the background there...

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Old 01-04-2008, 05:37 PM   #10
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Adams, MA
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My old man's only drunk NA beer for years and years. The only "beer" with less flavor than Coors Light has got to be O'doules. I might try and "neuter" a batch, BM-style, for him in the spring, some kind of light pale ale or something (he used to be a Genny drinker, but he's open-minded enough to drink something with a bit more flavor).
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