Just starting out

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  1. Amy Smardz

    Amy Smardz New Member

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    My husband used to home brew years ago and I want him to teach me the craft. Last week we made a simple refill kit of American and a larger batch of Blueberry Honey. We are President and Vice President of a Polish Cultural Library, Club and Working Theatre in Buffalo New York where Craftbrewing is a big deal. We would like to get involved in crafting our own beer since we have a ready audience of beer drinkers at the Club. Just learning but it's exciting
     
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    welcome to the site and good luck, being a member here unlocks a bunch of possibilities ;)
     
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    I'm hoping <3
     
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    Onya Amy enjoy and good luck with the upcomming first batches.
     
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    Welcome, and good luck with the brewing. How did the brews come out?
     
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    Welcome. I'm slowly getting my wife interested in brewing more than wine too.
     
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    Thats how it starts. Good luck to you both, i am in Pennsylvania so i may make a trip up to new york sometime to check it out.
     
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    I'm working a Piwo Grodziskie right now, will be on tap from Rockyard Brewing at the GABF.... Interested?
     
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    Kinda scared at the same time that they won't turn out......:eek:
     
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    You bet!;) Piwo, wino, i wodka are our lives LOL
     
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    We don't know yet. We bottle next week. Getting scared. Did you ever have brews that didn't work out?
     
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    We would love that. We go to Pennsylvania too. My husband's brother lives in Erie. Are you close? We could do an exchange student program LOL
     
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    I actually stick with drinking vodka because I'm a fitness trainer. But I like to cook so it seems like I could do it but like I've mentioned I'm a little nervous it won't come out......
     
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    There's no fear allowed in homebrewing!
    Messing up makes us better brewers.
     
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    that's how I learned to brew good beer, mess up and figure it out
     
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    All of us have. Making the occasional batch of drain cleaner is part of it.
     
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    If it doesn't turn out it doesn't turn out. I've gotten lucky and never had to dump a batch, but I've definitely had batches I personally didn't care for.
     
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    You're taking a dangerous risk brewing beer without wanting to drink it. ;) I give away a lot of beer personally.
     
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    Thanks for the words of encouragement <3
     
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    Hahaha. I'll be brave :)
     

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