Coldbreak Brewing Giveaway - Open to All!

Home Brew Forums > Home Brewing Community > Brewing Events & Local Gatherings > Great Lakes USA > Michigan HomeBrew Forum > new home brewer
Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old 06-04-2013, 03:17 AM   #1
Wombat32
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Jun 2013
Location: Clinton Township, Michigan
Posts: 4
Likes Given: 1

Default new home brewer

I live in Clinton Township, and I am about to commence my first batch of beer. Being a total novice, I'm going to use a Mr Beer kit. I have two questions: 1) are there other beer brands that will work with Mr Beer, and if so, what are some good dark beers to try? 2) what local beer making supply stores should I be adding to my gps?


Wombat32 is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Old 06-04-2013, 03:53 AM   #2
moparx12
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Apr 2010
Location: charlotte
Posts: 186
Default

not sure about the local stuff but try northern brewer for online shopping... they are a big vendor that comes to mind. i know they have small batch kits.

Welcome!


moparx12 is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Old 06-04-2013, 04:25 AM   #3
adiochiro3
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Dec 2012
Location: Dublin, CA
Posts: 578
Liked 176 Times on 100 Posts
Likes Given: 99

Default

Welcome!
__________________
James
adiochiro3 is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Old 06-04-2013, 01:08 PM   #4
mors
HBT_LIFETIMESUPPORTER.png
Feedback Score: 4 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: Berkley, Michigan
Posts: 990
Liked 96 Times on 86 Posts
Likes Given: 115

Default

Hello and welcome Wombat32. The local homebrew shop for you would be Cap 'N Cork at 21 mile and Garfield. They will hook you up with any recipes/kits you might need. There is also a homebrew club based out of there called CRAFT (Clinton River Association of Fermentation Technologist). We move around for our meeting but many of them are at Sherwood's Brewing Company. Our next meeting is at Falling Down Beer Co. on 6/19 at 7pm if you're interested. I found joining a club was by far the single most thing that helped improve my beer.
mors is offline
Wombat32 Likes This 
Reply With Quote
Old 06-04-2013, 10:46 PM   #5
Wombat32
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Jun 2013
Location: Clinton Township, Michigan
Posts: 4
Likes Given: 1

Default

21 Mile and Garfield is pretty close to me. I'm at Groesbeck just south of Harrington. I will try to make it to the next meeting. I had already found the CRAFT club online but it appears the contact email is no longer valid.
Wombat32 is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Old 06-05-2013, 03:03 AM   #6
mors
HBT_LIFETIMESUPPORTER.png
Feedback Score: 4 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: Berkley, Michigan
Posts: 990
Liked 96 Times on 86 Posts
Likes Given: 115

Default

hmm it should be... which email did you mail? I'm the VP of the club so if it's not listed correctly I'll get it updated.
mors is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Old 06-05-2013, 06:21 AM   #7
Wombat32
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Jun 2013
Location: Clinton Township, Michigan
Posts: 4
Likes Given: 1

Default

I sent it to info@crafthomebrewclub.org and it bounced back. If you can send me an email to the email I listed in an earlier message, I'll make sure its saved in contacts.
Wombat32 is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Old 06-05-2013, 06:50 AM   #8
Wombat32
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Jun 2013
Location: Clinton Township, Michigan
Posts: 4
Likes Given: 1

Default

Just sent another test email and it bounced back too. Says the recipient email doesn't exist. Please send an email to me at kelley_bill@hotmail.com
Wombat32 is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Old 06-05-2013, 11:36 AM   #9
mors
HBT_LIFETIMESUPPORTER.png
Feedback Score: 4 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: Berkley, Michigan
Posts: 990
Liked 96 Times on 86 Posts
Likes Given: 115

Default

Thanks I'll get our webmaster on it. We recently redid our entire website.


mors is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Converting from Home Brewer to Commercial Brewer FensterBos General Beer Discussion 11 05-26-2015 03:26 AM
Home Brewer TV #37 Bluesssman Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 7 11-17-2011 12:45 AM
Home Brewer TV #36 Bluesssman General Beer Discussion 2 05-04-2011 02:38 PM
New Home Brewer Outerlimit Introductions 3 04-07-2009 10:58 PM
are you REALLY the brewer at home? Walker General Chit Chat 12 02-11-2006 02:16 AM


Forum Jump

Newest Threads