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First Time
« on: January 07, 2018, 05:43:43 PM »
Hey all. Found this site from watching Craig after my wife purchased me a Mr. Beer kit for the Christmas holidays. I actually just finished bottling it and am now looking forward to the 2 weeks to pass so I can taste my first beer.

Since my wife has bought me the kit, I've already been watching Craig a lot as he was one of the first names that popped up when researching beer brewing on youtube, and have continued to read (wife also bought me How to Brew by John Palmer) and watch as much as I can. I've already made the decision that I truly enjoy doing this and have went ahead and picked up a Norther Brewer kit to begin brewing 5 gallon batches as soon as it arrives. My biggest hurdle is going to be my location. I live in Europe right now and have to ship everything through DC, unless I find an alternative method, and cannot ship any liquids.

Happy to be here, and hoping for some good beers.

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Re: First Time
« Reply #1 on: January 07, 2018, 08:20:57 PM »
welcome aboard
i too started with a Mr Beer kit and switched over to 5 gallon batches pretty quick.
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Re: First Time
« Reply #2 on: January 08, 2018, 10:28:24 PM »
Same here...2 mr. beer kits and then straight to 5 gallon.  Hey, Kudos to your wife.  smart lady getting you John Palmers book.  I'm sure there's some resources for brewing supplies that you may be able to find locally, where ever you are there in Europe.   (hopefully) 

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Re: First Time
« Reply #3 on: January 09, 2018, 07:51:44 AM »
Welcome xenocide!
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Re: First Time
« Reply #4 on: January 09, 2018, 02:41:18 PM »
Welcome and Cheers!!

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