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Old 03-02-2013, 08:26 PM   #1
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I just finished my first beer made by me. It was a Brewers Best IPA. I did my boil about 6 weeks ago. Primary for 1 week, secondary for 2 and in the bottle for 3. It was a long hard wait, but well worth it. I am very happy with it. I have a BB Milk Stout bottle conditioning now too. I am planning to try an all grain for my next batch. We will see how that goes.

 
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Old 03-02-2013, 08:29 PM   #2
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Hell ya! Good work. Your life will never be the same LOL
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Old 03-02-2013, 08:29 PM   #3
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Congratulations! That first beer is really rewarding, especially when it tastes good! Also good job on not caving to temptation and waiting as long as you did. I found that was the hardest part until I had enough beers built up that I always had some tasty homebrew to drink while waiting on the next one to finish.

 
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Old 03-02-2013, 08:43 PM   #4
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isn't that just about the most pleasant beer you ever drank?

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Old 03-02-2013, 09:03 PM   #5
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The very first bottle of the very first brew is often remembered as the best beer you ever made! And I know you will remember the first "wisssh" of the bottle cap as you open that very first bottle. Enjoy!

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Old 03-02-2013, 09:14 PM   #6
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Congrats.

May there be many such tasty home brews in your future.

 
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Old 03-03-2013, 03:59 AM   #7
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Nothing like your own. Congrats.
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