THE TOP TEN The Top Ten Signs that You're a Beer Geek.
On this list we explore the world of beer geekdom. Through humor, we tell you how to discover how deep you are into the beer geek underworld. This is a cursory summation of the list, which can fully be seen on our site.
On this list we explore the world of beer geekdom. Through humor, we tell you how to discover how deep you are into the beer geek underworld. This is a cur... more
You know that you're a beer geek and you are just fine with it-In fact, you prefer to be a beer geek. The more people that recognize it the better.
Making beer disciples-You're beer obsession isn't enough for you anymore. You have to pass it on like the black plague. Your greatest hope for your grandmother is that she become a beer geek, too.
Making your own-You become dissatisfied with the sorry Oatmeal Stout selection in your area. "There just isn't a good one, so I'll make my own."
Beer searching-You look for beer like the Spanish fleet looked for gold. You will from town to town, state to state, and even country to country to find a given beer.
Beer anticipating-You know a given beer company's release time for certain beers, like it was a liturgical calendar. Half your time is spent waiting for that summer release that you really love and any aberration from that calendar messes up your head.
Beer sight seeing-Instead of getting what you came for, you spend an hour or two staring at the selection of beer. All the time you know, that unless a rich relative kicks the bucket, you will never be able to buy all that you wish you could.
Beer details-You find yourself arguing about the most minute details concerning a beer company or product. "Acutally, that beer has 7.543 percent alcohol, not 7.542 percent.
Beeraphernalia-You nave posters, toasters, coaster, loafers and oven roasters that have beer stuff on them.
Beer annoyance-You talk about beer to the point that people would rather take a flying leaper rather than listen to you drone on. You find ways to work beer into a conversation that has absolutely nothing to do with it.
Style or “current type” obsession-You've had 400 different IPAs this year and you're not afraid to tell everyone the merits and superiority of the style.
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