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Who Green lighted the cover photo for this month's BA mag?

Discussion in 'BeerAdvocate magazine' started by broodog, Feb 11, 2013.

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  1. Revenant

    Revenant Savant (350) Minnesota Aug 8, 2012

    I think it's time to do away with the beards now. A little long in the tooth, IMHO. Ever since I shaved mine off I practically get laughed out of the store when I ask where the Couvee Des Jacobins Rouge is at.
  2. mellowmark

    mellowmark Advocate (630) Minnesota Mar 31, 2010 Beer Trader

    You should make the next cover of hop pellets resting on his hairy ass-cheek if that's the case. I'm sure that would be talked about plenty.
  3. papat444

    papat444 Poobah (1,640) Quebec (Canada) Dec 28, 2006 Beer Trader

    The beard hairs are part of the recipe, it's obvious (insert Rogue joke here).
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  4. Yessir! People turned off by this cover photo have obviously never held hops in their hands and taken a big satisfying sniff!
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  5. Sneers

    Sneers Savant (455) Pennsylvania Dec 27, 2009

    I'll bite. I don't have any particularly strong opinions on photography, but I'd say I agree with the OP.
  6. NiceFly

    NiceFly Savant (430) Tajikistan Dec 22, 2011

    Looks like this month's cover will be more appealing to the BA masses.
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  7. czfreeman

    czfreeman Savant (465) California May 22, 2007

    ..I doubt it..That was Dave Mclean from Magnolia Brewery in SF..hung out with him several times and would recognize him anywhere.
    Besides his current brewery expanding and growing, he's getting ready to open a new location and restaurant...so I don't think he's too concerned if you think his nose is too big or not
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