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Famous Homebrewers
« on: June 23, 2012, 09:52:07 AM »
So who are some celebrities who homebrew?

I only know of Wil Wheaton https://twitter.com/#!/wilw (from STNG)

Also, someone at the White House is brewing but I doubt it's actually the president mashing in.

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Re: Famous Homebrewers
« Reply #1 on: June 23, 2012, 11:43:20 AM »
Alton Brown brewed an extract batch on Good Eats.  Don't know if that counts.
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Re: Famous Homebrewers
« Reply #2 on: June 23, 2012, 03:09:06 PM »
I know at one point the model Kathy Ireland homebrewed.  I think there is even a picture of her with Papazian.

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Re: Famous Homebrewers
« Reply #3 on: June 23, 2012, 03:19:29 PM »
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Re: Famous Homebrewers
« Reply #4 on: June 23, 2012, 03:47:15 PM »
Alton Brown brewed an extract batch on Good Eats.  Don't know if that counts.

Unless he's kept brewing and has done more than one batch for TV, I don't think I could call him a homebrewer.  I'd call him a personality who demonstrated how to brew beer on  TV.
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Re: Famous Homebrewers
« Reply #5 on: June 23, 2012, 09:22:11 PM »
A couple of the local news anchors here homebrew, not nationally known, but i guess they are local famous people.
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Re: Famous Homebrewers
« Reply #6 on: June 23, 2012, 09:37:29 PM »
I heard the bassist for Internationally know post punk band Tatooed Grin is a homebrewer  ;)
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Re: Famous Homebrewers
« Reply #7 on: June 23, 2012, 09:54:19 PM »
Kyle Hollingsworth of the String Cheese Incident.  I don't know their music, but I've heard he's a home brewer!

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« Reply #8 on: June 23, 2012, 10:16:21 PM »
I heard the bassist for Internationally know post punk band Tatooed Grin is a homebrewer  ;)
Post punk? Hmmmm, never been described that way before... 8)  I prefer "alt-metal-progressive-rock-funk-blues"  ;D  And I do love to homebrew...

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Re: Famous Homebrewers
« Reply #9 on: June 23, 2012, 10:28:01 PM »
I heard the bassist for Internationally know post punk band Tatooed Grin is a homebrewer  ;)
Post punk? Hmmmm, never been described that way before... 8)  I prefer "alt-metal-progressive-rock-funk-blues"  ;D  And I do love to homebrew...

Alright, I withdraw the post punk reference. But only because I can see how you are slightly more influenced by Mr bungle and cream then the sex pistols and the new york dolls.
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Re: Famous Homebrewers
« Reply #10 on: June 25, 2012, 07:44:53 AM »
I assume by fame the OP really meant celebrity.

He's not really a celebrity, but the Chancellor of North Carolina State University is/was a homebrewer. See hobbies under the family tab.
http://www.lib.ncsu.edu/exhibits/woodson/index.html
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Re: Famous Homebrewers
« Reply #11 on: June 25, 2012, 07:46:04 AM »
I assume by fame the OP really meant celebrity.

He's not really a celebrity, but the Chancellor of North Carolina State University is/was a homebrewer. See hobbies under the family tab.
http://www.lib.ncsu.edu/exhibits/woodson/index.html

as was the founder of the university of virgina, course he's not alive anymore... as far as we know...
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Re: Famous Homebrewers
« Reply #12 on: June 25, 2012, 08:06:46 AM »
I assume by fame the OP really meant celebrity.

He's not really a celebrity, but the Chancellor of North Carolina State University is/was a homebrewer. See hobbies under the family tab.
http://www.lib.ncsu.edu/exhibits/woodson/index.html

as was the founder of the university of virgina, course he's not alive anymore... as far as we know...

I think he's alive and hunting vampires...
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Re: Famous Homebrewers
« Reply #13 on: June 25, 2012, 08:16:15 AM »
Wil Wheaton is an avid homebrewer and posts about it on tumblr/twitter/FB
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Re: Famous Homebrewers
« Reply #14 on: June 25, 2012, 11:41:30 AM »
There are a couple of major league pitchers who are homebrewers.  One is even opening a micro.  Only problem is, I can't remember any of their names or even who they play for now.  I guess you could google it...

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