PicoBrew Pico promises to take hassle out of home brew

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  1. TBO

    TBO Why so serious? CLM

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    You can go to the liquor store and take the hassle out of home brewing for much less than $1000.
     
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    TBO Why so serious? CLM

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    DUI risk... :tbo:

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    I figured the hassle was the whole kick. Home brewers and shiners (much like the BBQ nuts) love to sit around and ***** about how complicated their craft is. That's kind of all they talk about. Get a few together and they get pretty heated about the whole thing.
     
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    Mayhem like Me Semper Paratus

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    I think I will partake of this kit year round stout will make me happy
     
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    TBO Why so serious? CLM

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    This! /]

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  7. The_Dan

    The_Dan The underscore is silent

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    We have a couple in my office and complain and argue is about all they do...I'm not sure they even drink the beer. If they couldn't argue about what yeast to use or what hops/barley combination is the best I think they would just drink Bud Light.

    I'm confident that today they will be either planning a trip to gets part and supplies because something broke and ruined a batch, or arguing over who's idea it was to use some ingredient that made the last batch the "best ever".
     
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    Plenty of home brewers here in the Milwaukee area (no surprise). Most are pretty humble about their craft. A couple produce some world-class brew too.
    The boys with their smokers are the worst though. They're the ones that go on and on and on and on and on about every tiny detail and why their method is the best.
     
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    The smoker / BBQ guys are certainly the most vocal, competitive and emotional. We have multiple cook-off competitions and whatnot every year in our local parks. They are so passionate about it that they are useful in giving free or nearly free catering to any parties you might be hosting. Just mention to one of the BBQ players that you were thinking of having one of his competitors do a little cooking for you, and before you know it you've got guys volunteering to come cook food for all of your guests.
     
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    KBKEITH Problem Solver Platinum Member

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    Very cool. And I'm a home brewer.

    I like the dial 'o' abv. :tequila:

    (Alcohol by volume)
     
  12. Dennis in MA

    Dennis in MA Get off my lawn

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    Drive first. Drink second. Again, for $1,000, you can buy a LOT of beer. You have to be sober SOME time.

    Hey! Back off the BBQ guys. :rofl:

    Best is this is a kit system. 90-something packs. That's it. Dial in bitterness and alcohol content and you're done. It's a Keurig for beer. It isn't french pressing home-roasted beans, it's using a pod.
     
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    I'm considering doing some home distilling, as opposed to brewing. There is a store not too far a drive away that specializes in home brewing, home distilling, and oddly enough, hydroponic farming....:headscratch:.

    I've been told they have a decent stovetop pot still and small charred oak barrels, as well as the appropriate grains to make pretty decent whiskey, although I've never sampled any. The guy telling me about it is letting his age for another two years before he taps the first one.
     
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    I brew my own but am honest as to how easy it is.
     
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    I know lots of people who home brew here. They make it sound fairly easy. Seems the only down side is the initial up fronts costs.
     
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    I think I'm getting in on the 499 crowdsourcing version
     
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    I got a good belly laugh out of that - thank you.
     
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    Dennis in MA Get off my lawn

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    I was under the distinct impression that's illegal in 50 out of 50 states.

    Assuming they deliver. I did a KickStarter thing almost 2 years ago. Promised delivery was 12 weeks. Ask me if I got it yet. :( Worst was "for simplicity sake" the guy basically bleeped all the early funders and fulfilled the later orders first. MAYBE I'll have mine for Christmas. But when he says November he means April. When he says April he means 2020. I'll never crowd fund something that isn't already in production again.