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Old 01-31-2005, 04:57 PM   #1
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Default WOW....my first batch....

I brewed a brown ale kit from my local HBS on January 8th.....tried a bottle for the first time yesterday and I gotta say I'm impressed. It was VERY good!!!
I know I can improve on it, as it seemed to not have much flavor at first taste and then a very good aftertaste. Don't know what that means. Maybe aging will improve that?
Seemed really high in alchohol content too (had a little buzz after one of 'em!!!!) . I don't know what it is because I only got a FG reading...my hydrometer broke the first day I had it. Darn things are fragile!!!
Now I have two more batches in secondary, and if they turn out anything like this one did I might stick with this hobby!


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Old 01-31-2005, 10:01 PM   #2
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Glad it turned out and you like it.
Sounds like what happen to me with my first batch. After I tasted the first batch I did I started 2 more a couple days later.


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Nice...... glad it worked out for ya.......

put it this way, after drinking homebrews for a bit most bottled beer becomes water........
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Welcome to the addiction, now you'll spend forever figuring "what could I do to make the next one better" the homebrewer's mantra.
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....,8.5 years later.... Lol
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....,8.5 years later.... Lol
This is really showing that noobs can have patience.
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Welcome to the addiction, now you'll spend forever figuring "what could I do to make the next one better" the homebrewer's mantra.
I believe that by now he has either figured it out or has given up!
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How did this even get reserected?
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How did this even get reserected?
I'm going to blame ALL the weird sh!t happening throughout the forums on that "scavenger hunt"...

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