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  • Beer,beer & beer.
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  • In 2010, when I asked my wife what she would like for her birthday, she replied "Why don't we combine my birthday, Mother's Day, our Anniversary and Father's Day and get what we need to home brew beer". God how I love that woman!!!
  • An original recipe based on a brew from the Czech Republic. Dark and rich with hints of coffee and chocolate.
  • An original gruit using tea instead of hops and peaches added in the secondary
  • Belgian Dubbel, German Weizenbock, Bavarian Hefeweizen, English Brown Ale, German Helles Bock, Apple and Oat Ale (an original recipe),German Maibock, Honey Ale (an original recipe), Scottish Strong Ale, English Mild Ale (an original recipe)
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  • Posted in thread: My Approach to Labels on 08-31-2014 at 02:31 PM
    Here you go

  • Posted in thread: My Approach to Labels on 08-29-2014 at 06:32 PM
    I ALWAYS bottle at least 6 clear bottles every batch. I keep them stored out of the sunlight
    and have never had an issue. I like to be able to see the clarity of my brews. And, yes, the
    label looks gr...

  • Posted in thread: Commissioning an artist on 08-03-2014 at 07:51 PM
    What did you have in mind? I'll give it a go.

  • Posted in thread: My Approach to Labels on 08-03-2014 at 01:41 PM
    Looking forward to this being ready to drink. I wanted an old-time medicine label look. What do
    you think?

  • Posted in thread: A little help from you please on 06-17-2014 at 06:38 PM
    Thanks to you all for the feedback. My tube is 6 feet long. I admit I was looking for the quick
    route to serving the beer at a family party and didn't have the 2 weeks to wait. I gently shook
    the keg,...

  • Posted in thread: A little help from you please on 06-14-2014 at 09:25 AM
    Although I have been brewing successfully for over 4 years I have only recently started kegging
    my beer. This is the second time that I carb at 30 psi then, after 2 or 3 days, I reduce the
    pressure to...

  • Posted in thread: National Homebrewer's Conference - HomeBrewTalk Giveaway - Open to All! on 06-13-2014 at 09:24 AM
    Just now finished the survey. This weekend is a family gathering to celebrate my son's 25th
    birthday and Father's Day...either one alone is reason enough for a few cold ones but

  • Posted in thread: Strangest Ingredient You Have Used??? on 06-11-2014 at 03:31 PM
    I've done two that used ingredients that I'd never come across in a bottle before. The first
    one ( and a crowd pleaser ) is a Peach / Tea brew where I used imported white tea leaves
    instead of hops. I...

  • Posted in thread: First brew! on 06-02-2014 at 01:27 AM
    Welcome to the best obsession...I mean hobby.

  • Posted in thread: A Pair of New Ones.... on 05-04-2014 at 10:43 PM
    I also have an "Original Sin". It was my very first brew attempt.

"Beer is proof that God loves us and wants us to be happy." - Benjamin Franklin