So I assume there may be some less than novice brewers here that can provide their experience. I'm pretty much ready to pull the trigger on my first brew, the question is what will it be and what is a realistic starting point. the options are limitless really but eventually, I will have to narrow it down. so help me out brewersfriend and throw out your suggestions and why you chose that recipe. I was looking at a vanilla ale but could take some flak for it being a bit "girly'. I just don't want to get into something too complex for my first run.