I researched online, read thousands of posts, even watched many u-tube videos. What I got from the group at my local store (took a beer 101 class) was so much help.
Do not discount what a seasoned brewer can do for you.
Bill from Pa
On Deck: Irish Stout,
Primary: Pumpkin Ale
Completed: Red, Wit and Blue, Irish Stout, Red Ale, German Style Amber Lager, All Grain Brews: Irish Red Ale, American Stout, Honey Weizen