You know you're a beer geek...

Discussion in 'Beer Talk' started by cincysig, Feb 22, 2013.

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  1. Cynic-ale

    Cynic-ale Meyvn (1,046) Feb 21, 2013 Texas
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    I fail to follow your logic.
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  2. Schwantz

    Schwantz Initiate (0) Dec 16, 2012 Florida

    I have beer wood
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  3. PeterJ

    PeterJ Initiate (69) Dec 5, 2012 California

    What if you have more locations than temperatures :slight_frown:
  4. Michigan

    Michigan Initiate (0) Oct 24, 2012 Michigan

    When Vermont seems like a nice place to be.

    When you consider honeymooning in Belgium.

    When you looking into what it takes to be a Trappist Monk.

    When you find your girlfriend drinking wine out of your Teku.
  5. loafinaround

    loafinaround Aspirant (296) Jul 16, 2011 New York

    that means you have a leftover bourbon county barrel in your backyard, right?
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  6. Schwantz

    Schwantz Initiate (0) Dec 16, 2012 Florida

    Er....basement. Yeah! Thanks! It's uh.... Thanks! ;
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  7. PaulsBrew

    PaulsBrew Initiate (0) Sep 24, 2012 Virginia

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  8. docnose

    docnose Initiate (0) Feb 7, 2013 Alabama

    Ding! Ding! Ding! Ding! Ding! I'm just shy of two months as a non-smoker... and all the other reasons to not smoke never panned out for me, but this... really being able to taste beers... I think this will keep me away from ever buying another pack!
    dennho, GottaTickemAll, JohnQ and 3 others like this.
  9. time4lunch

    time4lunch Initiate (175) Aug 10, 2012 New Hampshire
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    Can you please ship me that chandelle? Thank you. Pm me for adress...
  10. Thedrizzle

    Thedrizzle Defender (657) Sep 10, 2012 Florida
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    Brings a tear to my eye. God bless America.
  11. MikeEhrmantraut

    MikeEhrmantraut Initiate (0) Aug 28, 2012 Tennessee

    When I grow up I want to be you.
  12. Andygirl

    Andygirl Initiate (0) Jan 3, 2013 Michigan

    Damn, I didn't even think of that. Sorry.
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  13. Ri0

    Ri0 Poo-Bah (2,568) Jul 1, 2012 Wisconsin
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    I spend all night on
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  14. Vonstein15

    Vonstein15 Initiate (0) Jan 15, 2010 Ohio

    When your wife(not a beer drinker) is in the hospital for pneumonia and tells you go ahead bring in a couple of beers to share with my son-in-law,because you guys like to enjoy beer on Tuesday night dinner.
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  15. Immortale25

    Immortale25 Poo-Bah (3,031) May 13, 2011 North Carolina
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    When you're planning on moving to New Orleans, you go on and find out the distribution is worse than any other state you've lived in, but you thank God there's at least this place (and probably others) to look forward to: New Orleans area BAs: Please tell me I'm right!
  16. brikelly

    brikelly Aspirant (269) Apr 11, 2010 Massachusetts
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    When you hoard every box you get from Amazon to use for trades

    When you tell your boss you'd love to go on business trips to Brussels

    When you travel with a luggage scale, ziploc bags and bubble wrap

    When you can understand this sentence and it makes you laugh:
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  17. decimator

    decimator Zealot (572) Jun 1, 2009 Ontario (Canada)

    When you spend as much on a bomber of beer as on a typical bottle of wine.
    Today I paid $15 for a 750ml of this today:
    I only noticed after I looked at my receipt when leaving the liquor store. Wine: $12 & $13. Beer: $6, $10 & $15.
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  18. puboflyons

    puboflyons Poo-Bah (4,373) Jul 26, 2008 New Hampshire

    When you remove the light bulb from your fridge so your beer doesn't get light struck every time you open the door.
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  19. decimator

    decimator Zealot (572) Jun 1, 2009 Ontario (Canada)

    Very nice!

    When we buy our first house in the near future I already have permission from my wife to setup a wet bar with a couple taps and cellar (beer & wine) in the basement. Room permitting: a pool table.
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  20. decimator

    decimator Zealot (572) Jun 1, 2009 Ontario (Canada)

    That's a very nice beer menu they've got!

    Here's the selection for a local Italian restaurant in my town called Pub Italia:
  21. Immortale25

    Immortale25 Poo-Bah (3,031) May 13, 2011 North Carolina
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    Any Dieu du Ciel on that list? Can't tell since there's no brewery info for some of the beers.
  22. decimator

    decimator Zealot (572) Jun 1, 2009 Ontario (Canada)

    I don't recognize anything that could be DDC on that list so probably not.
  23. Jaycase

    Jaycase Meyvn (1,155) Jan 13, 2007 Illinois
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    When this is your de rigeur accessory leaving the house

  24. caskstrength

    caskstrength Aspirant (249) Nov 26, 2008 Minnesota

    when you respond in this thread

    when you not infrequently walk into a bar, read the tap list, then walk out

    when you ask the bartender to serve your beer in a specific piece of glassware you spied behind the bar

    when you're more comfortable with Julian dating than the standard mm/dd/yyyy format

    when the weather forecast matters more for your beer shipments than the rest of your life
  25. Satchboogie

    Satchboogie Savant (980) Oct 16, 2010 New Hampshire
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    THIS. I think it's time to refill on Heady Topper....
  26. darky

    darky Aspirant (212) Apr 16, 2010 South Dakota

  27. Immortale25

    Immortale25 Poo-Bah (3,031) May 13, 2011 North Carolina
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    That's unfortunate.
  28. TheSixthRing

    TheSixthRing Poo-Bah (2,589) Sep 24, 2008 California

    When a beer store with a 3,000+ variety isn't quite cutting it for your needs and wants.
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  29. brewtus

    brewtus Zealot (556) Dec 29, 2012 Ohio
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    When you know about beer releases before you shops buyer does
  30. Pando

    Pando Aspirant (208) Dec 5, 2011 Connecticut
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    When your partner.....not sexual (on the job).....asks you what's more important!!
  31. scottpeeling

    scottpeeling Initiate (0) Sep 16, 2012 New York

    when you race home to check the ratings, comments, origin, surrounding area and label info of a beer before even opening the bottle.
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  32. ironchefmiyagi13

    ironchefmiyagi13 Defender (642) Jan 9, 2013 Tennessee
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    (I'm a waiter) When I go to a table and only tell them what craft beers we have, and then lie if they ask if we have a Corona... when it's February...
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  33. scottpeeling

    scottpeeling Initiate (0) Sep 16, 2012 New York

    when your wife knows to check the beer list before even suggesting the restaurant you're going out to.
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  34. jamiejohnson

    jamiejohnson Aspirant (220) Aug 4, 2007 California

    When you relocate on a whim to a beer city and stay for a year...Seattle Denver...Asheville next?
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  35. Satchboogie

    Satchboogie Savant (980) Oct 16, 2010 New Hampshire
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    When you are on beeradvocate checking the ratings, comments, origin, surrounding area and label info of a beer while you are still browsing the shelves in the the store.
  36. TheSaboteur

    TheSaboteur Initiate (0) Sep 20, 2010 Nebraska

    When youre doing a side by side with a KBS and a Schlitz. Yeah, thats right.
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  37. bilboTbaggins

    bilboTbaggins Initiate (0) Feb 14, 2013 Wisconsin

    You have a day off and don't know what to do, so you visit multiple of your favorite liquor stores, just to see whats new.
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  38. Hoptimus-Prime

    Hoptimus-Prime Disciple (342) Dec 7, 2012 North Carolina
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    When you see a beer you are not quite sure of then break out your smart phone in the store to check its rating on BA.
  39. tylerf19

    tylerf19 Initiate (0) Jul 25, 2011 Texas

    It's simple, you're a beer nerd when you walk in to your local shop like a man on a mission as you hastily dart toward the beer section and your eyes begin scanning at warp speed. As if you're going to find some new gem that wasn't there 24 hours ago. You realize you have had every beer that you see so you begin making executive decisions as if it determines your life. 30 minutes later, you let out a deep sigh as you make your purchase and as you leave... You feel like a f****ing boss
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  40. HKUSPC40

    HKUSPC40 Initiate (0) Aug 28, 2012 Washington

    This topic makes me love BeerAdvocate.
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