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Old 03-19-2011, 01:09 PM   #1
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Hi Everyone,
After taking a 4 year break, I
just brewed a light "mexican-type" ale last night from a kit
(is that corona with w/o lager yeast? we'll see. corona ale might be a good name)
It sure is good to have the smell of hops and malt in the house again!
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Old 03-19-2011, 02:28 PM   #2
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How about Coronale? And yeah,I love the smell of hops & malt in the morning. Smells like...beer!


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Old 03-19-2011, 02:39 PM   #3
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Hi Everyone,
After taking a 4 year break, I
just brewed a light "mexican-type" ale last night from a kit
(is that corona with w/o lager yeast? we'll see. corona ale might be a good name)
It sure is good to have the smell of hops and malt in the house again!
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Sounds like me. I just bottled my first batch after a 4 year break. The hardest part was cleaning the equipment to my liking after it being in the garage so long. I opted for an American pale ale.
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Old 03-19-2011, 04:42 PM   #4
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Coronale fits the bill.
Thanks for the suggestion.
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How about Coronale? And yeah,I love the smell of hops & malt in the morning. Smells like...beer!
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Old 03-19-2011, 06:17 PM   #5
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Thanx,glad you like my lil contraction. I'm always trying to think up names that are catchy,simple,& descriptive.
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Old 03-20-2011, 11:25 PM   #6
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It will be good to have some brew around that doesn't cost $9 a six pack!

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Sounds like me. I just bottled my first batch after a 4 year break. The hardest part was cleaning the equipment to my liking after it being in the garage so long. I opted for an American pale ale.
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Hey Batch, welcome back to the hobby. I just came back to it a few months ago after a 7 year hiatus. It's sure good to be back! Hope your new "Coronation Ale" comes out well!

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Old 03-21-2011, 01:18 AM   #8
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Was this site here before you guys left? This has been a great resource for me since starting over a year ago. I can't imagine what it was like before these type of resources were available.

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Old 03-21-2011, 01:28 AM   #9
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Hey wetzie,
It was here! And still a great resource.
Prost to the moderators!

This was about when I had to stop brewing -- hops fire in `06
http://www.homebrewtalk.com/f14/4-us-hop-crop-burned-14414/
and the link is still there.

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Old 03-21-2011, 01:30 AM   #10
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Thanks MenkeMoose,
And welcome back to you too.
It is good to be back and to see some of the old threads still humming,
like the Apfelwein one.
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Hey Batch, welcome back to the hobby. I just came back to it a few months ago after a 7 year hiatus. It's sure good to be back! Hope your new "Coronation Ale" comes out well!


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