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Old 03-16-2009, 11:50 AM   #16
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I haven't tasted it yet, I was going to wait til the end of this week right before I bottle.
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Old 03-16-2009, 11:55 AM   #17
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You guys are tempting me into this. I love making things. Beer would probably be no different.
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Old 03-16-2009, 01:30 PM   #18
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I look forward to hearing your stories. I think I will buy one after I graduate.
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Old 03-16-2009, 01:37 PM   #19
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It was actually pretty easy and most of the work is cleaning everting really good before you make the brew. Why not wait to see how our brew come out before you buy a kit.
That's my plan...plus I want to know what to make. I like certain types of beer and dislike most others. I'd hate to make something I don't like right off the bat.
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Old 03-16-2009, 01:42 PM   #20
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That's my plan...plus I want to know what to make. I like certain types of beer and dislike most others. I'd hate to make something I don't like right off the bat.
It's fun and easy, give it shot. If you don't like the beer that comes with the kits they have a pretty wide selection of refills you can buy, from stouts to IPA's to american style lagers.
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Old 03-24-2009, 02:51 PM   #21
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Anybody done? I'd like to try this too. Hey, something to do right?

Everytime i see a Sam Adams Commercial it makes me want to pack up move to Boston (or whereever it's brewed) and get a job making beer. Everybody can dream right?
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Old 03-24-2009, 03:04 PM   #22
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I bottled mine up last weekend, got 4 weeks to go
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Old 03-24-2009, 06:00 PM   #23
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Yeah gave it a taste, tasted like warm flat beer, but the flavor is definitely there. I used the plastic bottles it came with.
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Old 03-24-2009, 08:29 PM   #24
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Anyone ever try to brew their own beer? I've always wanted to try it out so I picked up this kit from Mr. Beer. Seems pretty easy, I'm looking forward to giving it a go.

YouTube - Mr Beer Beer Kit Review
I've done the Mr. Beer thing before and it's not bad, but a "true" homebrewer will look at you like you just took budweiser and poured it into your own bottle.

I have a friend that typed out a pretty good DIY homebrew equipment and directions list if you're interested, it's kinda long so I didn't wanna just throw it right in here.
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Old 03-24-2009, 08:34 PM   #25
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I'll try the same thing. Have you even tasted it yet as they say to do in the directions to see if its ready? I'm saving up glass bottles to use instead of those plastic one that come in the kit. My buddy ownes a company that makes and prints lables and said if its good he will make me up a fancy lables to put on the bottles.
another friend of mine did this to gross us out at a party

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Old 03-30-2009, 01:30 PM   #26
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Oh yeah the bottom of the keg is nasty
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Old 03-30-2009, 03:10 PM   #27
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When you filled the bottles did most of that stuff stay in the bottom of the keg?
Yeah it's mostly sludge at the bottom of the keg, it won't get into your bottles
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Old 04-06-2009, 08:29 AM   #28
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For anyone interested. I have no idea if it is even a good price but usually Woot is.

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Yeah $20 is definitely a good price for that kit.
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Old 04-06-2009, 09:49 AM   #30
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For anyone interested. I have no idea if it is even a good price but usually Woot is.

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My buddy emailed me about this, but by the time I clicked on the link, it was already sold out. Hopefully they get some more soon...
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