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Re: How much beer is too much?
« Reply #15 on: August 03, 2011, 02:30:39 PM »
I only do about one batch every three or four months, but that's mostly a budget issue. I also go through beer pretty slowly, so running out hasn't really been an issue so far.

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Re: How much beer is too much?
« Reply #16 on: August 03, 2011, 03:01:59 PM »
How much beer is too much? That is like asking... no wait... it's like... Anyway think of air. Can't have too much air. Beer's like that. ;)
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Re: How much beer is too much?
« Reply #17 on: August 04, 2011, 11:59:42 AM »
19 batches in 21 weeks for me...

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Re: How much beer is too much?
« Reply #18 on: August 04, 2011, 12:54:41 PM »
I plea the 5th.
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Re: How much beer is too much?
« Reply #19 on: August 04, 2011, 01:35:27 PM »
I try not to keep track of the total gallonage.  That way, if I'm ever subpoenaed I won't be able to rat myself out.

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Re: How much beer is too much?
« Reply #20 on: August 04, 2011, 01:41:57 PM »
I would say too much beer is when you have too big of a stockpile that you need to up your consumption rate to get through it so you can brew again.  I typically have one or 2 batches fermenting at one time and 2 on tap.  So that when a beer on tap runs out there's another one ready to be kegged.  I wish I had more fridge space so I could be carbonating one beer while the other two are on tap so that when one runs out all I have to do is hook it up and drink.  But waiting 5-7 days isn't a big deal either.

I've only brewed 6 times this year, which isn't much for me.  But I moved this past weekend so I didn't want to have beer to move, which means I haven't brewed in a couple months because of that.  I'm aching to brew pretty bad.
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Re: How much beer is too much?
« Reply #21 on: August 04, 2011, 02:03:39 PM »
I try not to keep track of the total gallonage.  That way, if I'm ever subpoenaed I won't be able to rat myself out.

Ah...the ol plausible deniability trick. Very impressive.
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Re: How much beer is too much?
« Reply #22 on: August 04, 2011, 03:31:21 PM »
Are there rules about how much beer you can brew in a year?  I really don't know. 

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Re: How much beer is too much?
« Reply #23 on: August 04, 2011, 04:15:29 PM »
Legally - 100 gallons annually as an individual, 200 gallons as a household.
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Re: How much beer is too much?
« Reply #24 on: August 04, 2011, 04:17:15 PM »
1 adult in a household can brew 100 gallons. More than one adult in the household and you can brew a max of 200 gallons.
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Re: How much beer is too much?
« Reply #25 on: August 04, 2011, 04:19:28 PM »
I seriously doubt you will ever have a revenuer knock on your door and ask to see your brewing log. But you never know.
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Re: How much beer is too much?
« Reply #26 on: August 04, 2011, 04:45:35 PM »
Are there rules about how much beer you can brew in a year?  I really don't know. 

By the way, the 100/200 gallon rules that everyone is talking about are US law.  Don't know how it is up the Great White North where you are.
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Re: How much beer is too much?
« Reply #27 on: August 04, 2011, 04:46:29 PM »
gmac is in Canada.  Anyone know the rules there?
(looks like hokerer beat me to the keyboard)
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Re: How much beer is too much?
« Reply #28 on: August 04, 2011, 04:50:25 PM »
I plea the 5th.

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Re: How much beer is too much?
« Reply #29 on: August 04, 2011, 04:56:54 PM »
From what I can see googling it they can poses no more than 50 gallons and it is illegal to take it out of their homes. But I didn't see an annual limit.
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