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Old 02-20-2006, 01:43 AM   #1
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Feb 2006
Wrentham, MA
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Let me first say, HELLO!!! I am a new member here, and I am looking forward to learning a lot from everyone here. I have been hombrewing now for well over 15 years, but I had to give it up due to a 2 year Hiatus to Iraq. All is well now that I am home, and I have brewed 3 Batches in 4 weeks since I have been home. Yes, the bug has bitten!!!

Anywho, I went to a buddies house this past weekend, who is the local VP of his homebrew club, and I saws my first ALL GRAIN Batch. HELLO!!! Hooked!!! OCD Kicked in, and now it's my turn. But, first I am going to do a few partial Grain Batches to figure out the whole Mash Tun Thing. I have never had to deal with that what with Extract Brewing. So I am looking forward to Learning a lot here in the future from everyone here. Brew On!!!

You Can Give A Man A Fish and Feed Him For a Day, or You Can Teach Him To Fly Fish And Spoil Him For Life

On Deck
Primary Sessionable IPA
Secondary MaiBock Helles has Wings 5
On Tap

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Old 02-20-2006, 02:18 AM   #2
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Jan 2005
Knob Noster, Missouri
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Welcome to the forum!

Brew on!

On Tap: Lake Walk Pale Ale -- Eternity (Raspberry Stout) -- Nutrocker -- Donnybrook Dark
Primary: Lake Walk Pale Ale
Secondary: Summit IPA
Up Next: Smoked Porter -- Pub Ale -- Watermelon Wheat
Gone But Not Forgotten:

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Old 02-20-2006, 02:42 AM   #3
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Feb 2006
Denver, Colorado
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Welcome to the forum.
I think you could go strait to AG if you want. Once you get going it really isn't that much harder. The main thing is getting the equipment. A lot of it you can make pretty cheap. From what I've been hearing in this forum, you can get an old keg for pretty cheap to serve as your boil kettle. That's what I have and it works great!
Good luck and don't be afraid to ask questions.

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Old 02-20-2006, 02:44 AM   #4
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Oct 2005
Boston, MA
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Welcome aboard, and thanks for serving over there on our behalf. My cousin just got back after 1 year.

I am just down the road in MA, and I am currently getting my brew on.....
Even the strongest blade of grass bends in the wind

Primary: Octoberfest
mini 1G Primary: nichts
Secondary #1: #97 Pale Ale
Secondary #2 nichts
Bottled/Conditioning: nichts

Fully ConditionedDrinking: nichts
All Gone!:

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