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Re: Unwritten rule for Pro Brewers
« Reply #15 on: December 06, 2011, 10:42:09 PM »
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Re: Unwritten rule for Pro Brewers
« Reply #16 on: December 06, 2011, 11:20:03 PM »
Have you been to NHC before?  Seems like 90+% of the men have facial hair.  I think it has to do with brewing in general.

I see what you mean, although I would guess it's closer to 75%


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Re: Unwritten rule for Pro Brewers
« Reply #17 on: December 07, 2011, 12:12:04 AM »
Have you been to NHC before?  Seems like 90+% of the men have facial hair.  I think it has to do with brewing in general.

I see what you mean, although I would guess it's closer to 75%


75% of the people in the photo have facial hair.  The others are guests and don't brew.   :D
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Re: Unwritten rule for Pro Brewers
« Reply #18 on: December 07, 2011, 04:39:52 AM »
Hey now. I'm not pro yet, but I shave every (other) day, with one of these:
http://www.ebay.com/itm/ANTIQUE-J-A-HENCKELS-ZWILLINGSWERK-STRAIGHT-RAZOR-/180132290465 - it belonged to my grandfather
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http://www.trumpers.com/product_detail.cfm?ProductID=111547263
and one of these:
http://www.tayloroldbondst.co.uk/acatalog/shaving-brushes.html

It's nice to have a bit of ritual to the morning, I think.
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Re: Unwritten rule for Pro Brewers
« Reply #19 on: December 07, 2011, 05:41:36 AM »
Given my general state of wakefulness (or lack thereof) every morning at 5:30 I would almost definitely slash my throat with one of those. 
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Re: Unwritten rule for Pro Brewers
« Reply #20 on: December 07, 2011, 05:54:42 AM »
Given my general state of wakefulness (or lack thereof) every morning at 5:30 I would almost definitely slash my throat with one of those. 

Well, in Germany the tradition is for men to shave in the evenings after work, for their wives.
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Re: Unwritten rule for Pro Brewers
« Reply #21 on: December 07, 2011, 08:29:52 AM »
Given my general state of wakefulness (or lack thereof) every morning at 5:30 I would almost definitely slash my throat with one of those. 

Well, in Germany the tradition is for men to shave in the evenings after work, for their wives.

Hey that's what I do! when I shave that is (once every couple weeks) at night before bed
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Re: Unwritten rule for Pro Brewers
« Reply #22 on: December 07, 2011, 11:29:31 AM »
When I used to ride my motorcycle to work I would shave in the evenings.  Wind on my freshly shaven face was more than my skin could stand.  I've had a moustache since I left the employ of the Walt Disney Company in 1976.
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Re: Unwritten rule for Pro Brewers
« Reply #23 on: December 07, 2011, 12:08:29 PM »
Just shaved most of my beard off and left a Van Dyke. Guess it was a little scary, but the little kids seemed to like it. Maybe they thought I was grandpa or something with all that gray in it. :)
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Re: Unwritten rule for Pro Brewers
« Reply #24 on: December 07, 2011, 03:21:52 PM »
Because shaving sucks.
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Re: Unwritten rule for Pro Brewers
« Reply #25 on: January 20, 2012, 08:37:01 AM »
Because shaving sucks.
I agree, that's why I stopped a little over a month ago.
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Re: Unwritten rule for Pro Brewers
« Reply #26 on: January 20, 2012, 08:54:12 AM »
I hate shaving. I also hate hair cuts. I also hate having an itchy beard and long hair.
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Re: Unwritten rule for Pro Brewers
« Reply #27 on: January 20, 2012, 10:16:56 AM »
I hate shaving. I also hate hair cuts. I also hate having an itchy beard and long hair.

Sounds like the perfect solution would be just to get it all lasered off.  ;D
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Re: Unwritten rule for Pro Brewers
« Reply #28 on: January 20, 2012, 12:47:50 PM »
The unwritten rule is that during an argument between two brewers, the brewer with the biggest beard wins.
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Re: Unwritten rule for Pro Brewers
« Reply #29 on: January 20, 2012, 01:44:53 PM »
The unwritten rule is that during an argument between two brewers, the brewer with the biggest beard wins.

I'm an old fart, so would what grows out of my ears and nose count ?  :)
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