Author Topic: Portrait of The Modern Homebrewer | Results from the General Homebrewer Survey  (Read 1177 times)

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Earlier this year, I asked homebrewers to complete a fairly long survey with a bunch of questions unrelated to brewing, mostly to satiate my uncanny desire to know more about my beer loving peers. I called it the General Homebrewer Survey and the response was incredible with over 2,000 people participating. It took a little while, but I finally finished writing the article presenting the information gleaned from this survey. Perhaps you'll be as intrigued as I was with the results.

http://brulosophy.com/2015/08/26/portrait-of-the-modern-homebrewer-results-from-the-general-homebrewer-survey/

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That was a neat survey, thanks for sharing!

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That was fun to read.
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Very interesting.  Obviously a LOT of work to tally and interpret all those stats.

Thanks!

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Great job on the survey, Marshall ! Pretty interesting.
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Thanks for sharing the results. It was an interesting read. I'm on the fence on whether I prefer to see this kind of stuff in pie/bar graph format, or the more descriptive format you used. I appreciate the commentary, but my analytical side tents to want to interpret these things using a chart.
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I'll be interested in comparing that to the survey Drew and I did.
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The AHA survey results from 2013.

Educated, married or in partnership, young and fairly high income. Similar resutls.

http://www.homebrewersassociation.org/membership/homebrewing-stats/
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It's always nice to see I'm an outlier.   ;D

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Where the heck are we going?  And what's with this hand basket?

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It's always nice to see I'm an outlier.   ;D

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Yeah, definitely a little above the 30-39 range.  ;)
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That was an interesting read! Nice job on putting it all together!

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It's always nice to see I'm an outlier.   ;D

Paul

Yeah, definitely a little above the 30-39 range.  ;)

A little?  Try almost double!
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It's always nice to see I'm an outlier.   ;D

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Yeah, definitely a little above the 30-39 range.  ;)

A little?  Try almost double!

 ;D ;D

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The AHA survey results from 2013.

Educated, married or in partnership, young and fairly high income. Similar resutls.

http://www.homebrewersassociation.org/membership/homebrewing-stats/
My browser glitched for a second as I was reading this post, and at first I thought it said "Educated, married or in partnership, young and fairly handsome."
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The AHA survey results from 2013.

Educated, married or in partnership, young and fairly high income. Similar resutls.

http://www.homebrewersassociation.org/membership/homebrewing-stats/
My browser glitched for a second as I was reading this post, and at first I thought it said "Educated, married or in partnership, young and fairly handsome."

I qualify for the first two, last two, not young, and not handsome. I am handy. ;D
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