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Old 11-17-2011, 01:04 AM   #1
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Default Just popped my first homebrew in 6 years

I brewed an IPA that I picked up from Doc's Cellars here in San Luis Obispo. They had most of the ingredients ready to go, and I added a few twists like some good clover honey, about 1.25lbs and then dry hopped with centennial in a secondary. Main hops were Falconer's Flight and Magnum.
After not brewing in quite a while I was a little more than skeptical if I could pull it off solo. I always brewed with my brother, and he was the mad scientist of the duo, I was the chef. Miss those days.
Anyway I just opened my first 24 ounce as a tester, albeit only bottled for 11 days, and other than the mild hint of butterscoth this is one great IPA. My wife is absolutely loving it. Nice head and a sweet, hoppy bitter finish.

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Old 11-17-2011, 01:10 AM   #2
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Beer!!!!!

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Old 11-17-2011, 01:10 AM   #3
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Old 11-17-2011, 01:21 AM   #4
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Yeah, it's so good I had to edit the post! Couldn't find a dancing cherry!

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Old 11-17-2011, 05:07 AM   #5
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grew or brew

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Old 11-17-2011, 06:36 AM   #6
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I'm having some homegrew right now as well mate

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Old 11-17-2011, 07:03 AM   #7
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Do I want another pint of homebrew or should I read some Groo?

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Old 11-17-2011, 02:14 PM   #8
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I tried to edit the post topic but it wont change on the forums. Oh well, the beer was so good it made me typo all over the place! Glad I got popped right cause I could only imagine the replies if I spelled pooped!

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Old 11-17-2011, 04:17 PM   #9
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(Yes, I am going to be that guy...)

Hey, Lompoc! I was born and raised in Orcutt, but in high school had some close friends in Lompoc, so I was there a bunch.

(OK, I'm done.)

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Old 11-17-2011, 04:24 PM   #10
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McLompoc, I know that feeling. After 13 years of brewing, I stopped brewing for seven years. I came back to it about a year ago, and happily found that it was just like riding a bicycle.

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