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Offline muzak

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John L. from Ontario, California
« on: November 12, 2015, 11:22:34 PM »
Hello everyone,

I'm John from Ontario, California. I've been brewing for a bit over 5 years, been an AHA member since 2012, and have lurked here since. I made a couple of Extract batches before jumping straight into 5 gallon all-grain. My brewing library and equipment inventory quickly grew soon after. My current set-up consists of a 15 gallon kettle, 10 gallon cooler mash tun and an 8 gallon HLT pot. It's simple, but it gets the job done for now, as I'm in the process of moving to a larger place with a garage aka home brewery.

As far as packaging my home brew, I mostly bottle, but will occasionally keg for large events or tailgating. I would like to keg almost exclusively once I have the space for a keezer.

I enjoy brewing a little bit of everything, but tend to lean towards English styles. I like to create the recipes for most of the batches I brew and have a few that I keep coming back to.

Well, thanks for reading if you've made it this far. I look forward to leaving my lurking ways and being more engaging in discussion. Cheers!
John L.
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Planning: Simcoe SMaSH
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Drinking: Saison, Amber Ale, APA, American Strong Ale

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Re: John L. from Ontario, California
« Reply #1 on: November 12, 2015, 11:43:29 PM »
Welcome, John !  Don't ever hesitate to ask here. Good bunch of folks here with tons of experience.
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Re: John L. from Ontario, California
« Reply #2 on: November 12, 2015, 11:47:09 PM »
Hey John!  Cheers to you and good luck with your move.  Remember the "3rd garage"!  ;)

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Re: John L. from Ontario, California
« Reply #3 on: November 13, 2015, 11:57:24 AM »
Welcome aboard John
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Re: John L. from Ontario, California
« Reply #4 on: November 13, 2015, 01:36:19 PM »
welcome
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Re: John L. from Ontario, California
« Reply #5 on: November 13, 2015, 06:52:51 PM »
Thank you all. I guess part of the reason I lurked so much, is because everyone here seems so knowledgeable. It's a little intimidating. lol
John L.
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Re: John L. from Ontario, California
« Reply #6 on: November 13, 2015, 06:56:37 PM »
Thank you all. I guess part of the reason I lurked so much, is because everyone here seems so knowledgeable. It's a little intimidating. lol

Hah!  I thought the same thing.  Jump in and share your experiences - after all you are the most knowledgeable person when it comes to those.

And welcome!
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Re: John L. from Ontario, California
« Reply #7 on: November 13, 2015, 07:51:12 PM »
Welcome john.
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Re: John L. from Ontario, California
« Reply #8 on: November 14, 2015, 12:44:11 AM »
Welcome, John. Nice to meet you!
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