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Hello from NE England
« on: January 31, 2019, 12:22:46 PM »
Hi everyone, my name is Marc and I found out about this forum via CraigTube’s homebrew videos. I actually knew about the forum, for some time, but i only just got round to visiting.

I’d like to say a big thank you, to Craig from CraigTube, since it was his videos that got me back into home brewing after a decade break. (I started brewing when I was 18 at university and _needed_ cheap, but good beer. It wasn’t great beer, from what I recall but, hey, it was cheap!)

The first ever homebrew video I watched was Craig’s video on the Coopers Microbrew kit. It really introduced me to the newer tools to make beer. I’ve realised lately, how much things have moved on. I’d originally learned how to homebrew from my dad when I wa younger, but my knowledge was limited - I learned how to clean equipment, stir sugar into wort, and patience enough to let it ferment and condition.

Also, a nod to Gash Slugg, whom I also believe hangs out in this forum. I notice he does mostly all-grain videos, but I have watched most of his extract brewing vids. I don’t feel grown up, enough, to yet try all-grain. Maybe when I’m a grown-up.

Anyway,  I look forward to hanging out with you all, and hopefully learn more about home brewing and fermenting. I also managed to ferment cucumbers, after watching CraigTube video.

Thank you all.

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Re: Hello from NE England
« Reply #1 on: January 31, 2019, 07:53:50 PM »
Welcome aboard!
Craig has bought a lot of the members hear, including myself.
started with a Mr Beer kit and now brew everything.
whats your favorite beer to brew?
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Keg 1- HB Blonde ale v2
Keg 2- Simcoe/Amarillo Pale ale
Keg 3- HB Peach Sour
Keg 4- NB Puggled IPA
Keg 5- 17 Red ale
Keg 6- NB Oktoberfest
Keg 7-
FV1-  Chocolate Milk Stout
FV2-  HB Lager #4
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Re: Hello from NE England
« Reply #2 on: January 31, 2019, 08:54:19 PM »
Welcome. Craig also was my go to guy in the beginning.

 

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