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Offline klickitat jim

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Great homebrew role model
« on: July 15, 2014, 04:33:00 AM »
I listened to March 10 2014 BN Session episode with Annie Johnson, 2013 Home Brewer of the Year 2013. I just had to say, awesome lady. Her skill and experience aside, her outlook and philosophy on beer things is really a great role model. Way to go Annie! I really suggest listening to her interview.

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Re: Great homebrew role model
« Reply #1 on: July 15, 2014, 08:22:13 PM »
Surprised no one knows her. She seems like a cool gal

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Re: Great homebrew role model
« Reply #2 on: July 15, 2014, 08:29:52 PM »
A couple of us were hanging out with her at various events at NHC (until she got that restraining order :) ).  One of the coolest people in homebrewing for sure and very knowledgeable. 

Somewhere out there is a drunken selfie of a bunch of us...
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Re: Great homebrew role model
« Reply #3 on: July 15, 2014, 08:51:28 PM »
Oh you must post that, or it didn't happen

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Re: Great homebrew role model
« Reply #4 on: July 15, 2014, 09:48:36 PM »
We ran a post about Annie after she earned the Homebrewer of the Year title in 2013. I caught some flack on social media for highlighting Annie's race and gender in article, but with diversity in the homebrewing community being a hot topic, I thought it was exciting to see the Homebrewer of the Year title go to an African-American (first ever) female (first since 1983).

Whatever your feelings, you can get some more insight on Annie's homebrew history if you are interested.

http://www.homebrewersassociation.org/news/annie-johnson/

I'll definitely have to check out the BN podcast to hear her segment. Thanks for sharing!

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Re: Great homebrew role model
« Reply #5 on: July 15, 2014, 11:29:18 PM »
Well, I wouldn't worry about that. I doubt she is. Personally I don't care what her SRM is. She's cool

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Re: Great homebrew role model
« Reply #6 on: July 16, 2014, 12:14:25 AM »
She was always busy when I walked by the Pico booth.
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Re: Great homebrew role model
« Reply #7 on: July 16, 2014, 12:40:59 AM »
I don't always listen to episodes of the Session where they interview brewers or breweries I'm not familiar with, but I did catch that one. It was a great interview, and (like most brewers) she seems like someone who would be cool to have a few beers with.

Personally I don't care what her SRM is. She's cool

Great quote, Jim. That should be on a T-shirt.
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Re: Great homebrew role model
« Reply #8 on: July 19, 2014, 07:24:07 PM »
I talked to her a bit at the NHC and she was super friendly. Great homebrewer.
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