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You know you're obsessed with homebrewing when...
« on: March 13, 2012, 06:50:22 PM »
...you're watching an episode of Hoarders and notice that they're tossing a BLUE, rectangular cooler and think "damn, I could use that as a mash tun!"

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Re: You know you're obsessed with homebrewing when...
« Reply #1 on: March 13, 2012, 06:54:11 PM »
...you go to Home Depot to buy something for work, and walk out with ONLY stuff for your brewing...
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Re: You know you're obsessed with homebrewing when...
« Reply #2 on: March 13, 2012, 07:01:56 PM »
....your hops are taking up half the available space of an upright freezer.  ::)
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Re: You know you're obsessed with homebrewing when...
« Reply #3 on: March 13, 2012, 08:09:23 PM »
... you have absolutely no doubt you've got a completely rational, neigh pragmatic argument to acquire a third chest freezer for the garage in less than a year.
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Re: You know you're obsessed with homebrewing when...
« Reply #4 on: March 13, 2012, 08:36:28 PM »
You own an autoclave and have a refrigerator with nothing but slants in it.
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Re: You know you're obsessed with homebrewing when...
« Reply #5 on: March 13, 2012, 08:39:41 PM »
you spend more time posting about homebrewing than actually brewing.

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Re: You know you're obsessed with homebrewing when...
« Reply #6 on: March 13, 2012, 09:21:48 PM »
When you’re at a pool supply store shopping for a pool filter and inadvertently stumble upon nylon mesh bags that can be used for dry hopping.  Jack pot!
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Re: You know you're obsessed with homebrewing when...
« Reply #7 on: March 13, 2012, 09:58:41 PM »
You buy a house after serious consideration as to how the brewery will work in there. 8)
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Re: You know you're obsessed with homebrewing when...
« Reply #8 on: March 13, 2012, 11:21:29 PM »
You buy a house after serious consideration as to how the brewery will work in there. 8)

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Re: You know you're obsessed with homebrewing when...
« Reply #9 on: March 14, 2012, 12:47:54 AM »
You buy a house after serious consideration as to how the brewery will work in there. 8)

And/or spending a lot of time playing with/dreaming about brewery design - in that new space with CADD...
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Re: You know you're obsessed with homebrewing when...
« Reply #10 on: March 14, 2012, 03:13:44 AM »
....your girlfriend really does know the difference between an Irish Red and a Flanders Red
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Re: You know you're obsessed with homebrewing when...
« Reply #11 on: March 14, 2012, 03:29:28 AM »
... you have a hood and half the fridge is taken up by petri dishes at your apartment...
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Re: You know you're obsessed with homebrewing when...
« Reply #12 on: March 14, 2012, 03:44:41 AM »
you have to have your room mate take care of certain brewing oriented tasks for you while you're away for work...

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Re: You know you're obsessed with homebrewing when...
« Reply #13 on: March 14, 2012, 06:36:01 AM »
You brew beer.
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Re: You know you're obsessed with homebrewing when...
« Reply #14 on: March 14, 2012, 07:48:53 AM »
...when you already have 3 freezers and your wife comes home from work and says, 'one of the Drs at work has a freezer for sale.'
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