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Re: Love sharing my beer, BUT....
« Reply #30 on: May 14, 2011, 11:33:26 PM »
Your last keg?!

That's perfect!  Really.  Now when people show up you say, "sorry, dude number three and his wife kicked my last keg and I haven't had time to brew.  You know, it takes 6 hours plus a couple of weeks, not to mention all of the time spent cleaning everything.  To say nothing of the cost of the grains, and hops and yeast aren't free either.  Nope, it might be another 3 or 4 weeks before I have anything ready to go . . . "

Then see who keeps coming around to hang out.
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Re: Love sharing my beer, BUT....
« Reply #31 on: May 15, 2011, 06:16:25 AM »
I'm Easternized. Think I'm gonnahave to lay down some rules.

I understand western hospitality, but know that rules of politeness and social etiquette should exist everywhere.
Being rude and kicking someones keg while they are not even home is totally uncalled for in my book.
Dude number three is a punk.

I am thinking that folks are just taking advantage of your good nature and generosity. 


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Re: Love sharing my beer, BUT....
« Reply #32 on: May 15, 2011, 06:38:35 AM »
Beyond ridiculous...
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Re: Love sharing my beer, BUT....
« Reply #33 on: May 15, 2011, 06:51:45 AM »
That guy is obviously just taking advantage of you.

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Re: Love sharing my beer, BUT....
« Reply #34 on: May 15, 2011, 08:34:15 AM »
I am seriously thinking of starting a mug club. Ten bucks scores you a personal mug. You're welocome to come over and drink free beer from your mug, anytime, all you can drink, at 3$, maybe 5$ a session. I thinks that's fair. three bucks for alll the free beer you can drink, and it's not Bud. You figure one poker night with three dudes here, and that keg is paid for. Next weekend, a propane refill, next weekend, a c02 exchange. Some week I might feel generous, and the rounds are on me. Sometime I might be extra kind and let them fill a growler. But, at least it will put thee brakes on this deal.

Weaz, that could get ya in serious legal trouble.  I'd think twice about it.
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Re: Love sharing my beer, BUT....
« Reply #35 on: May 15, 2011, 09:21:45 AM »
Go to a wholesale club and get you some small bags of snacks. Sell those for $3 or ???. That way nothing is tied to the beer. The best thing would be Beer Nuts. :)

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Re: Love sharing my beer, BUT....
« Reply #36 on: May 15, 2011, 10:09:49 AM »
I think it all comes down to boundaries and mutual respect. My friends love to drink my beer but not a damn one of them would ever have the balls to just assume they can fill up their own growler and bounce.

I offer growlers and people accept. If you're at my house, you have free reign and can drink as much as you can. But like others have posted, unless its offered, there is no beer to go!

Most of my friends will show up with a nice six pack of something commercial that I like if they know they'll be drinking from my kegs. Its not expected, they just do it out of respect for my time and efforts. Its a gesture that I appreciate. It shows that they understand the value of what I do.
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Re: Love sharing my beer, BUT....
« Reply #37 on: May 15, 2011, 11:00:26 AM »
You need new friends...... Or a secret keggerator in a closet.
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Re: Love sharing my beer, BUT....
« Reply #38 on: May 15, 2011, 11:13:05 AM »
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Re: Love sharing my beer, BUT....
« Reply #39 on: May 15, 2011, 11:38:16 AM »
Now I'm a fairly hospitable sort and I'm definitely willing to share the beer freely.

But showing up at my house, when I'm not there - that's a no go.

Showing up at my house with a growler and expecting to get it filled? - that's a no go.

Showing up when I'm not there and killing my last keg - may the justice system have mercy on my soul. :)


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Re: Love sharing my beer, BUT....
« Reply #40 on: May 15, 2011, 11:44:21 AM »
I have to agree with Drew...blowing my keg while I'm not at home is right next to.... well let's not go there. It's now time to lay down the "Law of Weaz".

You blowwa my keg...and I [Insert your favorite punishment]  ;)

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Re: Love sharing my beer, BUT....
« Reply #41 on: May 15, 2011, 01:06:22 PM »
I lived most of my life in Utah. I never that Idaho was that much different? I mean I give out six packs all the time but mu buddies take care of me for it. There not moochers.

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Re: Love sharing my beer, BUT....
« Reply #42 on: May 15, 2011, 01:57:31 PM »
I think I would have taken the growler from him and said, thanks for saving the last of it for me.

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Re: Love sharing my beer, BUT....
« Reply #43 on: May 15, 2011, 02:21:32 PM »
I think I would have taken the growler from him and said, thanks for saving the last of it for me.

Or guzzled it right there...

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Re: Love sharing my beer, BUT....
« Reply #44 on: May 15, 2011, 02:24:22 PM »
It's products like that lock that let you know that homebrewing is here to stay.  Just beautiful.

The cat is nice, too.  :)
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