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Title: Brewing Tattoo?
Post by: gorlith on August 23, 2010, 04:32:26 PM
Hi Guys, I currently have one tattoo ( a valknut with the Norse runes around it) and am starting to think about my next one. I don't get a lot of tattoos, it took me 6 years of thinking it over before I got my first. I think over the years brewing has become an important and happy aspect of my life worth capturing in some way as a tattoo, but I am having trouble conceptualizing what it could look like. I don't want something obnoxious like a huge tankard of ale or anything like that. I was thinking something along the lines of the AHA logo but without the letters maybe, not sure. Have any of you ever seen any good brew/brewing related tattoos?
Title: Re: Brewing Tattoo?
Post by: majorvices on August 23, 2010, 05:20:20 PM
I think you should get Charlie Papzian's face across your back, as big as possible with the letters "RDWHAHB" arched over his head. That would look awesome!
Title: Re: Brewing Tattoo?
Post by: gorlith on August 23, 2010, 05:27:24 PM
Lol, Charlie with the glass of beer and the tilted head.
Title: Re: Brewing Tattoo?
Post by: MrNate on August 23, 2010, 06:43:52 PM
I think a stylized hop cone/bine would look good. Take a gander at this label designed by a tattoo artist:

(http://3.bp.blogspot.com/_9_vX1hE7mT4/S7ESx2JgbYI/AAAAAAAAC4k/E4ibtX_V2V8/s320/stillwater.jpg)
Title: Re: Brewing Tattoo?
Post by: tschmidlin on August 23, 2010, 07:52:56 PM
A friend of mine has a big hopcone on one shoulder, with bines around it.  I've never taken a really good look at it, but from what I've seen it looks pretty cool.
Title: Re: Brewing Tattoo?
Post by: majorvices on August 23, 2010, 08:45:14 PM
(http://i111.photobucket.com/albums/n137/majorvices/brewTattoo.jpg)
Title: Re: Brewing Tattoo?
Post by: denny on August 23, 2010, 08:46:32 PM
BWAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA!!!!!!!
Title: Re: Brewing Tattoo?
Post by: jeffy on August 23, 2010, 08:48:17 PM
A friend of mine has a big hopcone on one shoulder, with bines around it.  I've never taken a really good look at it, but from what I've seen it looks pretty cool.
I've seen her too.  It's not polite to stare.
Title: Re: Brewing Tattoo?
Post by: MrNate on August 23, 2010, 08:53:34 PM
I've actually always wanted a tattoo of Tattoo.
Title: Re: Brewing Tattoo?
Post by: capozzoli on August 23, 2010, 11:14:55 PM
I was thinking of getting a hop vine tramp stamp.
Title: Re: Brewing Tattoo?
Post by: narcout on August 24, 2010, 03:43:41 AM
I was thinking of getting a hop vine tramp stamp.

I saw a guy at a phish show once who had the word "beer" tattooed across his lower back in gothic lettering.
Title: Re: Brewing Tattoo?
Post by: euge on August 24, 2010, 04:13:45 AM
Gothic RDWHAHB across the stomach gangbanger style.   :o

I like the hop-bine. It's what first came to mind.
Title: Re: Brewing Tattoo?
Post by: tschmidlin on August 24, 2010, 04:25:23 AM
http://www.40cozy.com/beer/beer-tattoos-good-bad-fugly/

Like any tattoo site, it might not be safe for work viewing . . .
Title: Re: Brewing Tattoo?
Post by: mnstorm99 on August 24, 2010, 10:26:58 AM
http://www.40cozy.com/beer/beer-tattoos-good-bad-fugly/

Like any tattoo site, it might not be safe for work viewing . . .

Wow, there are a couple of decent ones there, but it is amazing some of the s*** people will put on their bodies.
Title: Re: Brewing Tattoo?
Post by: EHall on August 24, 2010, 06:04:39 PM
Hop bine wrapped around your bicept?  or how bout that tatoo of Charlie on your back with a hop bine wrapped around his head like the crown of thorns on Jesus?! with the gangbanger style RDWHAHB gangbanger style below him?!
Title: Re: Brewing Tattoo?
Post by: gordonstrong on August 24, 2010, 06:16:47 PM
I've seen one as the hop bine around the bicep, instead of barbed wire or tribal totem or whatever.

It was also cool because it was on a woman brewer who regularly kicks ass in regional competitions, and who medaled in the NHC second round this year.