First brew

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Feb 23, 2009
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Made my first brew Sunday morning, a Midwest kit-Big Ben Pale Ale.
Everything went pretty well. I did have a small boil over. I added the first hops at the boil and turned aroud to set the empty bag down and it happened that fast, 6gal of water in a 10gal kettle. I will need to control the heat a little more carefully, I was running full heat.
Checked this morning and the airlock is bubbling away. Very rapidly. I will be home all day so I will keep an eye on it.
It took 2.5 hrs from start to fully cleaned up.
Now to get a couple more kits ordered.
I really appreciate this web site. Got a lot of information that really helped this go smoothly.

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