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View Poll Results: Do you drink while brewing?
Yes, but only HomeBrew 73 27.55%
No, I am clumsy enough as it is 34 12.83%
Yes, but (I am so ashamed) it is store bought 6 2.26%
Yes, anything I can get my hands on. 93 35.09%
Yes, I will drink HB or store bought. I like to stay in the style I am brewing. 59 22.26%
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Old 07-10-2008, 07:16 PM   #51
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It really depends. I may have one or two beers (homebrew or store-bought), but I just as often don't.

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Old 07-12-2008, 03:30 AM   #52
May 2008
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Originally Posted by SC_Ryan View Post
My last brew day was an early morning and I had errands to run afterwords so I brewed it sober. It felt really weird... I have to say though, cleanup was a snap and it was probably my most efficient brew day ever...
Yeah, my last brew was on a weekday, and I had to work later. No beer. I said then that it would be the last time I brewed during the week! Didn't like it at all.

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Old 07-12-2008, 04:38 AM   #53
Mar 2007
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i try not to get wasted but it has happened a couple of times. like most others my clean up just sucks if i have to many. last time i got drunk while brewing i fell over into house after i got the carboy filled up. tomorrow will be my first brew day in a month so i'm gonna hold back until the boil(try to). i'm feeling a little rusty!!!!

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Old 07-12-2008, 07:16 AM   #54
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I usually have one during the brewing, and then a couple while I clean up. Makes that part a little more enjoyable.
In Primary: Belgium Chimay clones.
In Secondary: Braggot, pale ale, end of the world white.
Conditioning: Mead, Cider, braggot, Belgium Wheat.
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Old 07-12-2008, 12:42 PM   #55
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Civilized people wait until the boil to start drinking.
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Old 07-12-2008, 12:59 PM   #56
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Castleton NY
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I started my strike water at about 8am. I'm trying to hold off until I start my boil before pouring my first one.

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Old 07-12-2008, 02:25 PM   #57
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Southeastern US
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I picked the first selection (Yes, but only HomeBrew) but I only do so if brewing in the afternoon/evening. When brewing in the morning, it's usually a glass of iced tea or, if I start early enough, a cup of coffee.

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Old 07-12-2008, 08:49 PM   #58
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Voted for anything. But almost always it is home brew. Usually only drink a couple though.

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Old 07-13-2008, 01:45 AM   #59
Mar 2008
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I usually drink 6 to 8 beers (almost always homebrew) while brewing. All of my brews have come out excellint from the first ot the last (I have only brewed 11 batches so far). I have only brewed on friday and saturday evenings and start about 6 or 7. I can brew all grain brew (5 gallons) in about 4 or 5 hours (includes clean-up) I usually am pretty toasted when I am done brewing. I am drink some homebrew right now.

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