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Old 04-25-2007, 02:50 AM   #1
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hey all,

well...i did it. and while it will win no awards...it is making me VERY happy

it's a double ipa. kegged and force carbed.

pitched the yeast on march 1, 07 OG 1.090
racked to secondary march 9, 07
dry hopped april 3, 07 FG 1.012
kegged april 20, 07

it's a bit hazy and has a bit of hops floating in it (pulp) ...but, otherwise...MMMM MMMM

oh man...this was SO worth all the headaches and b.s from the woman

happy boy in sw pa

next: goin' in the keg a cherry hefeweizen on thursday

brewing apfelwein and an ipa tomorrow

next week an apricot wit

good times a comin'



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Old 04-25-2007, 03:01 AM   #2
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It just gets better from here.
Prepare to become consumed by your new "hobby".



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Old 04-25-2007, 03:08 AM   #3
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thanx man...but, i'm already there

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Old 04-25-2007, 03:08 AM   #4
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welcome to the dark side
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Old 04-25-2007, 04:02 AM   #5
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2nd beer in and the "pulp" no longer matters

the woman even dared to venture a sip or 2

not too bad said she...i am the man

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Old 04-25-2007, 04:04 AM   #6
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It just gets better from here.
Prepare to become consumed by your new "hobby".
And, to consume your new hobby!

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not too bad said she...
I got something similar today. She said, "This is something I'd drink," when she tasted my brown ale. She then proceeded to mix a screwdriver. Well, I'll take the lip service if nothing else.
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I got something similar today. She said, "This is something I'd drink," when she tasted my brown ale. She then proceeded to mix a screwdriver. Well, I'll take the lip service if nothing else.
Always take lip service!
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10% ABV! Wowsers. That's a kick in the pants i bet.

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nice work Fool, plus tee, er, I mean, uh... oh well.



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