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Offline AlbieTom

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New AHA Homebrewer
« on: March 13, 2017, 12:46:33 PM »
I've been brewing for a little over a year now. Just recently scaled up to All Grain BIAB process before that was a strict Partial Mash Brewer. I came in second last year in a BJCP competition in American Ales for an APA, 30 points. Still trying to work out the kinks in my process and get a stricter temperature control on my fermentation. It can be hard with GA summers, and no fermentation storage. I've been reading this forum for a while hope to be more involved as time goes on.

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Re: New AHA Homebrewer
« Reply #1 on: March 13, 2017, 12:53:49 PM »
It is a continuum of both expertise and equipment. That makes it a hard hobby to master, but very rewarding as you see your product get better and better.

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Re: New AHA Homebrewer
« Reply #2 on: March 13, 2017, 12:59:15 PM »
Life begins at 60.....1.060, that is!

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Re: New AHA Homebrewer
« Reply #3 on: March 13, 2017, 02:14:29 PM »
Welcome. It is a journey. Fancy equipment can help, but some of the best Brewers I know have very basic systems, but really good process.

Ask questions. Read a lot. Brew a lot. Rinse, repeat.
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Re: New AHA Homebrewer
« Reply #4 on: March 13, 2017, 02:39:24 PM »
Welcome! Great advice given above. Keep it fun and don't hesitate to ask for help. 
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Re: New AHA Homebrewer
« Reply #5 on: March 13, 2017, 05:35:55 PM »
Greetings Pilgrim. Welcome to the forum.
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Re: New AHA Homebrewer
« Reply #6 on: March 13, 2017, 05:56:53 PM »
Welcome aboard Tom. Reading here and asking questions here has improved my brewing more than any other single change in my brewing

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