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Discussion in 'Hobbies' started by seismic wonder2, Nov 4, 2009.

  1. seismic wonder2

    seismic wonder2 I got mad ninja skills

    Feb 3, 2007
    san diego ca
    After 10year hietus. I decided to start brewing again!

    I wanted to make a batch of Ginger Ale but I couldn't find the 4 cases of bottles I USED to have [​IMG] so I went to the Home Brew Store to pick up a case of plastic screwtops for the soda.
    After I made the Ginger Ale I was cleaning out the garage and found my old fermenter, Joy of Homebrewing book, and a few odds -n- ends. Thumbing through the book I remembered how good my last batch of Scottish Ale tasted. [​IMG]
    I Dug up $100.00 in quarters I've been hiding (lost) around the house and bought a "starter kit" to get me back in the groove and replace some of the stuff that got "recycled".

    Once again the house was filled with the aromas of malted barley, and hops. [​IMG]
    I just set up a NorthWestern Pale Ale. Should be ready to bottle on the 11th. [​IMG]

  2. horsejody

    horsejody Squeaky Wheel

    Feb 11, 2008
    Waterloo, Nebraska
    DH brews his own beer.
  3. GrayDragon

    GrayDragon Chillaxin

    Sep 2, 2009
    Planning on doing a lot of brewing this winter.
  4. DragonFeathers

    DragonFeathers Songster

    Jul 27, 2009
    My SO and I brew thru the summer, love the Ale's and the wheat's, we also make some wine.
    Good stuff... [​IMG]
  5. Countrywife

    Countrywife Corrupted by a Redneck

    Aug 20, 2009
    Not yet, but hubby ordered a kit last week. Just what my house needs, yet another ongoing project. I may have to take up drinking.
  6. chicks4kids

    chicks4kids Songster

    Apr 22, 2009
    Northern Indiana
    My DH is going to try his hand at brewing as well. He's been doing alot of research and I think the plan is that when the cold weather hits, his new project will start [​IMG]
  7. oberhaslikid

    oberhaslikid Songster

    Nov 5, 2008
    Dh and I do Brandy and he will brew beer during the winter.

  8. barredrockmama

    barredrockmama In the Brooder

    Sep 13, 2009
    Humboldt County, CA
    I've been homebrewing for about a year now, in that time I've only bought beer from the store once or twice. I've got an irish stout that needs to be bottled asap and I'm starting a pale ale with some of my own hops after that. [​IMG]
  9. bwebb7

    bwebb7 Songster

    Aug 16, 2008
    Brooksville, Fl
    I have some gift Kalua and gift vanilla extract "brewing".
    Does that count?
  10. seismic wonder2

    seismic wonder2 I got mad ninja skills

    Feb 3, 2007
    san diego ca
    I'll be taking a gravity reading this after noon to see if I'm ready to bottle.

    My "instinct" tells me to bottle NOW, NOW, NOW, but I want to give the "instructions" and gravity numbers a chance because this time round I'm taking lots of notes (and not just scribbled on a 2X4 in the garage)

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