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Old 04-25-2009, 06:24 PM   #1
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Well my first batch in about 10 years at least. Red Ale from a Williams Brew Kit. Added a pound of light brown sugar, I guess just to make it my own. OG 1.052, final at 1.018. Maybe my only mistake was almost running out of bottles. I will see what Red Dawn Ale taste like in a few weeeks!

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Old 04-26-2009, 01:58 PM   #2
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Congrats - keep us informed on how it turns out.

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Old 04-26-2009, 02:38 PM   #3
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You'll find some good practical tips to make bottling easier here,

http://www.homebrewtalk.com/f35/revv...herwise-94812/

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I did look over the bottling tips before I started and it helped alot. I bottled a few batches about 10 years ago, but moved right after that and did not start back. Went well this time. I put pics in my profile, but not sure how to put them in a post yet. Will keep you posted.

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Drank one today and it was very sweet. I did add a pound of light brown sugar to the boil. I think it will get better as it ages.

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