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Old 08-03-2010, 11:42 AM   #1
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Hi All,

I have been trolling around this board for a long time and figured I should start to contribute something. I have been a home brewer for almost 12 years now. I made the switch to all grain about 4 years ago. I love Pales and IPAs. I live about 50 west of Boston, not in a big city at all. I am in the military and plan to retire in about 4 years and open a brewery in Florida. I have a few recipes that are on tap at a local brewery. Hope to hear for you all soon.

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Old 08-03-2010, 11:53 AM   #2
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Welcome Kris from Central MA Kris! That sounds like an amazing plan. Florida and beer? One of the better combinations I have heard.

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Good to see another brewer from MA
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Florida needs a few good new england style micro brew pubs, at least it did the last time I was there. It was disappointing to not be able to locate a keg of good beer for my friends wedding a few years back. Every bar I visited was either too "southern" or too "airport" like for my liking. That was a while ago, maybe things have changed or I just didn't know where to look. Good luck man and thank you for serving our country!
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I'm looking around the St. Pete's area...but I'm open to new places, just no more shoveling snow!
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Welcome!!

Where in Florida are you looking to settle down? Let me know! Ill def come and visit.
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Welcome.

The Ft. Myers area is nice and in desperate need of good beer ( or it was a couple years ago when I was down visiting the father-in-law ). Besides, you'll be close to Red Sox spring training.
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Welcome from another MA brewer!
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on the Gulf side, some where around St. Pete or Clearwater
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Welcome.

The Ft. Myers area is nice and in desperate need of good beer ( or it was a couple years ago when I was down visiting the father-in-law ). Besides, you'll be close to Red Sox spring training.
I agree whole heartedly, us sox fans need a taste of home while down there. Build it here and you'll kill it!


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