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Old 09-10-2008, 03:58 PM   #1
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Default Hi from Kansas

Been brewing on and off since '95. Was on a 6 year hiatus and pulled my equipment out of storage boxes this summer (cleaning the basement and garage!).
Partial mash for many years and slowly switching to all grain.

I found this group when looking for recipes.

1 ABA bottled. 1 honey wheat kegged. 1 pumpkin ale in secondary. Abbey, Octoberfest and ESB planned.


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Old 09-10-2008, 05:50 PM   #2
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Welcome to HBT! What part of Kansas are you in?


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Old 09-10-2008, 06:06 PM   #3
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Shawnee in Johnson county.
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Old 09-10-2008, 07:33 PM   #4
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Glad you found us!
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Shawnee in Johnson county.
Luck you. You are right by Bacchus and Barleycorn.
Welcome from Lees Summit.
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Welcome to HBT! Is your name derived from So I Married An Axe Murderer?
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Welcome to HBT! Is your name derived from So I Married An Axe Murderer?
Possibly. I've never seen the movie. I slipped in a puddle (beer, wouldn't you know) and went down on my rear. Guys in the group started saying piper down, piper down! Seemed like an easy handle to remember.

Probably helps to round out the story by saying that I play the bagpipes and was playing with a pipe band on a St. Patrick's Day over in Topeka. I don't recall if it was '99 or '00. Free beer when you play gigs in bars on St. Paddy's day.
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Welcome aboard!
I'm originaly from Arkansas City. I'm a piper too, i wonder just how many of us have both obsessions?
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i used to live in Wichita for a couple years. Can't say that I miss it.
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Welcome aboard!
I'm originaly from Arkansas City. I'm a piper too, i wonder just how many of us have both obsessions?
Not sure. Would be interesting to find out. Booze and piping seem to go hand in hand sometimes!


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