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Old 06-03-2011, 09:20 PM   #1
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Apr 2011
Jasper, IN
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So, today is my birthday and I thought I'd celebrate it by drinking my first bottle of beer that I made myself. The beer is Third Date IPA from Brewmasters Warehouse. I just bottled it last Saturday, so it's not even been in the bottle a week. I knew what I was getting into, but it just seemed like the proper way to start the evening. I have to say that it actually isn't too bad. In fact, I think I could easily enjoy a few more, but I only put one in the fridge today so as to not put too big of a dent in my supply. It could definitely use more carbonation, but I was surprised at how much it did have in only 6 days. All in all, I think I'm really going to enjoy this hobby...what a reward!

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Old 06-03-2011, 09:21 PM   #2
Dec 2007
Johnstown CO, Colorado
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Happy Birthday and Congrats on a sucessfull first beer!
Please! This is supposed to be a happy occasion. Let's not bicker and argue over who killed who.

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Old 06-03-2011, 09:29 PM   #3
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Jan 2010
Austin, TX
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It's a great feeling, isn't it?

Happy birthday
"There is no strong beer, only weak men"
"Pretty women make us BUY beer, ugly women make us DRINK beer" - Al Bundy
"Give a man a beer, he'll drink for a day. Teach a man to brew, he'll be drunk for the rest of his life."

Primary: Viking Metal, Berliner Weisse
Kegged: Oaked English Mild, Modus Hoperandi
Bottled: None
Notable Empties: Oaked Black IIPA, BBK I, Red IIPA, Burning Bush, Apophis "The Destroyer", Vanilla Porter
On-Deck: Hobbit Ale, The Titan BW, Ale of Olympus

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Old 06-03-2011, 10:38 PM   #4
Nov 2010
Parris Island, USA
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Happy B-day!! Hope you got some cash or a gift card to your favorite brew shop ... Dont drink to many early... let'em sit and really enjoy in a few weeks!

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Old 06-03-2011, 10:40 PM   #5
Apr 2011
Concord, Vermont
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Happy Birthday, sounds like you gave yourself the best present!

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Old 06-03-2011, 11:00 PM   #6
Feb 2009
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Well Done!!! Happy Birthday!

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