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Old 09-13-2009, 12:48 PM   #1
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Yesterday I broke a fifteen year dry spell. I took the time off for kids and geting a larger home.

But, I am back. One Red Ale in fermenter another one set to brew next weekend.

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Old 09-13-2009, 02:57 PM   #2
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Wow. That is a LONG break. Welcome back to the obsession.

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Old 09-13-2009, 03:39 PM   #3
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Welcome back! I took a ten year break. It doesn't take long before the addiction get back in your system. Enjoy!

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Old 09-13-2009, 07:31 PM   #4
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The longest dry spell for me was about two years. Welcome back.

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Old 09-14-2009, 02:08 AM   #5
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9 years for me. Its like riding a bicycle The first couple of batches I made a few newbie mistakes, but the beer is better than ever.

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Old 09-14-2009, 03:09 AM   #6
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My break was 11 years... I hit the ground running... 91 gallons since 4/22/09 (wow, I just added that up, where did that all go?). I did 3 extract batches and then went all grain. 3 batches after that I was on my single tier setup. Its defiantly a labor of love. Good Luck and have fun!

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I've made 95 gallons this year and didn't brew from May till two weeks ago.

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Old 09-14-2009, 09:18 AM   #8
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welcome back to the game.

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Old 09-14-2009, 03:22 PM   #9
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I once took a one month break. Thought I was going to pull my hair out.

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