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Old 10-08-2007, 04:46 PM   #1
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hello there im very new to this game and have been having a good read as to the equipment required and good practice to start brewing. i was just wondering if anyone has any good tips for a first brew as to the type of ale thats easy to make ( iam a fan of pale, golden ones not dark ones) or did anyone make any fundamental errors on their first time that i should try and avoid???any help or tips would be greatly appreciated as i think this would be an interesting and tasty hobby to get into. cheers all

Old 10-08-2007, 05:01 PM   #2
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Buy a kit.

Most of them have very good directions.

Allow yourself a good 6 hours of time for the first batch.

Sanitize, sanitize, sanitize.

good luck
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Old 10-08-2007, 05:09 PM   #3
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and read
On Tap: Whatever I just brewed (got sick of updating it)

Old 10-08-2007, 05:09 PM   #4
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Here's my tip, come back in two months when you're of age.
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