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Homebrewer Bios / Re: Amanda's Bio
« on: October 02, 2013, 05:35:26 PM »
 8) Itold my husband Iwant to start a stay at home home brewers club.  That way everyone understands why we all have our kids and are just as excited for adult conversation that's not online. Lol 

Homebrewer Bios / Re: Amanda's Bio
« on: October 02, 2013, 04:33:18 AM »
when its done I will post the recipe. The cheese cake recipe is from b****in Kitchen's Nadia G. First cheese cake Iever made, and it was awesome.     

Homebrewer Bios / Re: Amanda's Bio
« on: October 02, 2013, 03:01:13 AM »
Thanks guys. I do have one question. Would anyone drink a beer I'm trying to make: Hibiscus Hellhound. It will be a blonde, with hibiscus, lime and habenero. My inspiration is a lime habenero hibiscus cheese cake I made and it was so good. So Iwonder if the flavors would be just as good in a beer.   

The Pub / Re: Law
« on: September 30, 2013, 01:22:39 PM »

The Pub / Re: Other hobbies?
« on: September 27, 2013, 02:51:55 PM »
Wait.  Edit. I collect hot wheels. You know, for my sons.... :-X

The Pub / Re: Other hobbies?
« on: September 27, 2013, 02:46:26 PM »
What do you mean other hobby?  I don't get it.

I have kids and I brew.  Not sure I could find time for anything else

I hear ya. Two small kids. Barely time for sleep. I hear that's a thing. Nap time is when i brew. If Ido anything else they go with me.  8) 

Homebrewer Bios / Re: Amanda's Bio
« on: September 24, 2013, 11:57:25 PM »
Thanks for all the welcomes. I already feel apart of the community.  ::)

Homebrewer Bios / Re: Amanda's Bio
« on: September 24, 2013, 10:35:24 PM »
We definitely have a lot of fun. It started out as "my hobby" then it became "our hobby", but I take over sometimes.  ;D

Homebrewer Bios / Amanda's Bio
« on: September 24, 2013, 10:17:12 PM »
Hi. My name is Amanda. I chose the name Geek Chaser because, well, Im a huge geek and it's nice that my husband is too. So much that every year for my birthday, the automatic theme is Star Wars.

I live in Lakewood, Co. I have lived here my whole life. I am a stay at home mom to two boys. I just started brewing and my first beer should be ready to drink this weekend. I am thoroughly excited! The second one should be ready to drink next weekend, and I have two fermenting right now. I am trying to get a variety 6 pack made for Christmas for everyone.
I am currently doing Partial mash brewing.  The LHBS I go to is called Barley Haven and they are amazing.  They have recipes that I choose from and they answer any questions I have.  They are even amazing to my sons when I have to bring them in.  They also deliver if I couldn't get out, so that's even nicer.
I would say that since I have started, I brew every other weekend.
So far I do not have a favorite malt or hops, but I think I will once I brew some more different types.
Right now we use our stove to brew til we can move and have more room for better equipment.  So far it is working though, so I am not terribly worried about our technique. 
I am not in a club, but I have one in mind that I cannot wait to check out, and another that is so close to me, but I have not heard back from. I hope to soon though. Til then it is just my husband and I who brew together.
We have named the first beer I made Superman Red Ale, and the milk chocolate stout I just brewed Death Start MC Stout.  I cannot wait til they are fully carbonated.
A couple that I aim to create are:  A Dune style IPA, A Dark Side Stout for National Star Wars Day, and a Black and Red called The Walking Red.

Homebrew Clubs / Re: What Denver area clubs are fairly active?
« on: September 01, 2013, 01:35:48 PM »
hello. i know this post is fairly old, but i too am looking for a club.  Im in the lakewood, littleton area. is there one that is family friendly incase i need to bring my children? I am very new to homebrewing. I have a batch clarifying and my husband has a batch fermenting. both are our first brews. thank you.  ::)

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