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Old 12-16-2008, 01:00 AM   #1
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Damn... I am wondering how long this obsession will last. I am barely passed 2 weeks in, and I have -
Bought a 2nd primary and ingredients for my next batch.
Bought a turkey fryer and covered the outside for insulation (want to do FBs)
Bought a SS immersion wort chiller.

DUDE! I havent even BOTTLED my first beer (much less tasted it) and I am ass deep into this hobby. Ironically its not about the quantity of the beer, its about the quality. And the obsession for the 'better brew'.
Damn I cant wait! Im even thinking of calling in sick tomorrow and keeping my daughter home from school so she can help me!
LOL I Love it
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Old 12-16-2008, 01:22 AM   #2
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Ain't it great??!!

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Old 12-16-2008, 01:23 AM   #3
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Oh, can't ya just see it now..." Daddy kept me home yesterday to help him make beer". Her teachers would have the child protection agency on ya like fleas on a dog!
But.... I like it! And I sure as hell can understand (well...as much as any of us do!) the obsession!
In Primary: Apfelwein
In Primary 2: Shaggy Brown Ale
In Primary 3:Nothing
In Secondary: Empty
In Keg: Snowy Mountain APA (kicked), Nameless Pale Ale
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Old 12-16-2008, 01:34 AM   #4
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Originally Posted by JoeMama View Post
Damn... I am wondering how long this obsession will last.
Yeah, let me know when you find out. I'd love to know how long this obsession will last.
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Old 12-16-2008, 01:45 AM   #5
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Haha, obsession is the right word. I asked for MLT (well, a rubbermaid cooler) for Christmas this year from the wife

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Old 12-16-2008, 02:13 AM   #6
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I did the same thing as the OP. Full brew kit, 9 gallon brewpot, external burner and made my first batch. Then I went out and bout a second fermenter and a bottle rack before I even bottled my first batch. Now my first is in bottles and my 2 fermenters are already filled again. Now I am thinking about buying a secondary fermenter when I go to make my next batch. Plus I just made Root Beer. So yeah it looks like I am going to have a 3rd Primary soon enough haha. I just wish I had more bottles. Man they take up a lot of space!
Primary 1: empty <=== How sad...
Primary 2: empty
Secondary: Otter's Altbier
Bottle Conditioning: Dovey's Broody Bitter Ale
Drinking: Monty's Irish Red Ale (MY FIRST HOME BREW!!!), Jaha's Root Beer
On Deck: Fuller's London Pride Clone, Newcastle Clone

Happy Holidays to all at HBT!!! Thanks for all the help. I have learned more from the great people on this forum than in any book or instruction manual!

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Old 04-15-2011, 04:22 PM   #7
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I know how you feel, I am 4 days into fermenting my first brew and already thinking of buying a corny keg, and another fermenter so I can "stock" up.

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