When did you realized that you were a beer advocate?

Discussion in 'Beer Talk' started by Uniobrew31, Feb 18, 2013.

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  1. schnarr84

    schnarr84 Zealot (569) Nov 27, 2011 Alberta (Canada)

    when i tried a couple rogue beers and realized there was so much more out there. that was in november 2011 and im currently trying beer #403.. the last month i have gone bonkers.. i think my beer bill so far in 2013 is 1000$ :/ happy and sad, lol
  2. mixed_master7

    mixed_master7 Initiate (0) May 16, 2012 Florida

    When I made a BeerAdvocate profile..

    Seriously, I realized I was hooked when I felt the need to start communicating with other people around the world about my hobby.
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  3. rc51sport

    rc51sport Initiate (0) Feb 25, 2013 North Carolina

    When my boss started begging me to go out to bars with him to order beer for him. Then he offered his position of production manager of manufacturing to me.
  4. Rainier

    Rainier Initiate (0) Dec 20, 2012 California

    i believe my first beer ever was samuel smith oatmeal stout. I was hooked.
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  5. InfernoBoss

    InfernoBoss Devotee (497) Apr 7, 2011 California

    When I first sampled Sierra Nevada Pale Ale in 1981, and realized there was more to life than Michelob. Little did I know at the time that we'd grow from 40 breweries in the US to the current 2,000+. Life as a BA is good!
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  6. kemoarps

    kemoarps Meyvn (1,095) Apr 30, 2008 Washington
    Beer Trader

    Home for winter break one year and this girl I was hanging out with only had Old Rasputin in the fridge. Got back to school, hit up the local liquor store (which had amazing selection!), and the rest (including my wallet) was history
  7. SaCkErZ9

    SaCkErZ9 Poo-Bah (2,207) Feb 27, 2005 South Carolina
    Beer Trader

    When I bought a "dedicated beer fridge" for all my shit.
  8. RyanCave

    RyanCave Initiate (0) Apr 13, 2011 Oregon

    I was hanging out with people I was not happy to be around and I opted to drink water rather than beer because they had nothing but AB products (cleverly disguised as craft) and I had to suffer sober through their BS
  9. TNasty1126

    TNasty1126 Initiate (189) Jun 21, 2012 Washington

    Yikes... it was a joke, sheesh
  10. Groomsy

    Groomsy Initiate (0) Sep 23, 2010 Kentucky

    When I bought a wine fridge and removed the shelves for the bottles of Expedition Stout and Bigfoot that I'm aging.

    That was yesterday.
  11. Bartinator

    Bartinator Initiate (0) Jul 12, 2011 Tennessee

    When I planned a trip to another city just to get beer. Also, whenever I travel anywhere, I inquire about bars and beer stores. Every single time.
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  12. BigOldOaf

    BigOldOaf Initiate (0) Feb 4, 2011 Massachusetts

    It all started when I was 21 and sick of Bud Lite. I forced myself to buy a different six pack every time I went to the beer store. Before I knew it, I had almost two hundred different beers on my wall!
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