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Batinse 11-29-2011 02:59 AM

Beer is so good
I hadn't brewed since April of this year, and the beers I was drinking then haven't turned out so well: some high temp fermentation off-flavours in an ESB, a bad recipe Kölsch, and some grassy dry-hopped IPA had put me off my own damn homebrew. Then my son was born (which was awesome) and I was little busy these past few months to say the least. Well, last month I started again and man oh man does it feel good. I started simple: Pacific Pale Ale (only half dry-hopped so I could drink half of it a week earlier), a Nut Brown, a Pumpkin Porter and a Kölsch that went back to my tried and true recipe. I've got an RIS and parti-gyle dry stout ready to brew this week or next.

I've been drinking the PA all week and just cracked my first NB. Mild, malty, complex and delicious. Damn this is a fine hobby. Gentlemen and gentleladies, please join me in a toast: here's to beer.

Brew_4iT 11-29-2011 03:10 AM

Amen! Even though my Sam Adams clone I just tapped didn't come out as good as I wanted, still mighty fine and tasty!

Batinse 11-29-2011 03:41 AM

The thing about homebrew that I recently learned is that there's always your next brew.

Really gives you a good incentive to drink the stuff you've got!

YNOT2K 11-29-2011 09:59 PM

<raises glass> here's to beer! :mug:

AleFred 11-29-2011 10:40 PM

here here:mug:

passedpawn 11-29-2011 10:51 PM

Woot! :mug:

Gear101 11-29-2011 10:53 PM

congrats on the litte guy.. and happy brewing

HopSong 11-29-2011 11:24 PM

Love the song that says "God is great.. beer is good" :)


bluemoose 11-30-2011 12:13 AM

Congrats on the brew buddy. If you can't train 'em, raise 'em.

msa8967 11-30-2011 02:07 AM

Congrats on the new addition to your family. You mentioned brewing a Pacific Pale Ale that your really enjoy. Would you mind posting the recipe? I have some friends expecting their first child soon and I would love to have this on tap for guests to their shower.

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