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Brewer's Bios - How To's and What For's
« on: February 18, 2010, 04:08:02 PM »
Friends, Brewers, countrymen, lend me your ears…

Aaron the Intern, here.  This is an addendum to what Gary has already posted regarding this topic.  What we have is a great feature on the www.homebrewersassociation.org/ webpage called Brewer of the Week (www.homebrewersassociation.org/pages/community/brewer-of-the-week).  What we don’t have is a backlog of brewer profiles with which to fund this amazing and entertaining scene. 

We want your profiles, we want your friends’ profiles, and we want the profiles of the weirdest, wildest, most dedicated brewers we can find.  Personality counts for a lot, but so too does content.  Thus, we have compiled a list of questions our members may use to build their profile.  Think of it this way, if your friends and fellow brewers are sick of your stories, we have a way to introduce you to a whole new audience. 

We reserve the right to exercise editorial discretion in terms of size, content, format, and what we choose to publish.  What follows are some questions to provide some basis for your profile.  You do not need to answer every question nor should you feel confined to the format we have put together.  Brewer profiles should be sent to: [b]ahaintern@brewersassociation.org[/b]

Who Are You (please include a picture): 
Home Town (City, State):
Homebrew Club:
I've been a homebrewer since:
Do you have a homebrewing disaster you'd like to share?
What is your favorite style(s) to brew?
What style(s) will you never brew?
What was the first beer you ever brewed?  How did it turn out?
Have you ever had a homebrew mistake that turned out great?
What is your favorite beer recipe?
Are you a BJCP Judge?  If so, what is your rank and how long have you been judging?
Do you have a good beer judging story you'd like to share with the rest of the homebrewing world?
Do you have a favorite homebrew trick or gadget that you've found to make your beer better/brewing easier, etc?
Describe your brew system.
How frequently do you brew (times/month or /year)?
What is your favorite malt?  Why?
What is your favorite hop? Why?
Do you have a favorite or house yeast? What qualities do you like about that yeast?
Do you have a good homebrew club story you'd like to share?
What haven't we asked that you would really like to answer?
If you could serve your homebrew to someone famous, who would it be and what would you give her/him?
Can you send a picture or two of some labels you've created for your homebrew?
What's the most unusual ingredient you've ever used in a brew?
Do you have any pets or kids named after beer styles or ingredients?
How many medals have you won from homebrew competitions?
Do you brew alone, with friends or with someone you live with?
Are you an indoor or outdoor brewer?
List some of the names you've given your beers. Which is your favorite?
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