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for updates on what's been brewing please check my new page.
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register to win a FREE hopmebrewing equipment package from Moor Beer. This is the deluxe kit that they sell for $335. It has EVERYTHING needed to brew your first beer.
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only 28 more days of this contest. This is a great high quality brewing setup. it has EVERYTHING needed to brew your first beer. http://socialprize.com/sweepstakes/76/facebook/6126
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this is a chance for someone to win a COMPLETE home brewing equipment setup. it includes EVERYTHING you need to brew your first batch of beer. More Beer sells this kit for $335. Enter to win it's FREE http://socialprize.com/sweepstakes/76/facebook/6126
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Since this isn't a proper Google+ page I have been asked to create a page and stop using this account. Please add my page to your circles https://plus.google.com/b/112983002560041908156/ all future posting will be done there and this account could disappear completely at any time.
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It's been a while since my last update... I know I really should get on here more often and post updates. If Google would hurry up and release an API that allowed other apps to post to Google+ then as I update my brew blog it could get posted here as well. Until that happens I'll TRY to do better at making updates.

First up, I made a bulk hops purchase. For those that haven't done this its a great way to save a LOT of money. You can read about it here. http://mysticmead.com/?p=413

I have also placed an order to buy some hops rhizomes. If I can grow enough hops to supply my brewing needs or at least a portion of it, then I'll be happy. I'll hopefully be posting updates as I go along to document the process. http://mysticmead.com/?p=402

I have submitted 4 beers to this years Peach State Brew Off. The beers submitted were Dwarven Warrior Oatmeal Stout, Das Kölsch, BMC Killer Cream Ale and Eleventy In Da Woods IPA. I did submit the IPA as an APA (American pale Ale) since it can very easily be considered a hoppy APA and probably score better. The judging and awards will take place at the Wrecking Bar Brewpub in Atlanta on March 24th.

I had posted about the loss of a great friend, that happened on Feb 13th.. He was the person that taught me to brew. In his honor one of his sons and I made 6 batches of mead in a single day. 32 gallons of fermenting honey! We even used some honey that his dad had stored from 1984! http://mysticmead.com/?p=429

lastly but from from least. After making the above mentioned 32 gallons of mead we quickly discovered that yeast is getting freaking expensive. $6.99 for a tube of White Labs Sweet Mead/Wine yeast!. That said I have started a small yeast farm I am currently growing (in starters) sweet mead yeast. As of right now I have enough yeast to equal 2 tubes from White Labs. I also have Wyeast Pacman (Rogue Brewery strain) on hand (about 1 quart of yeast, not yeast AND liquid, 1 quart of thick yeast cake) that should be enough to make 4 batches of beer plus replenish by making more starters. http://mysticmead.com/?p=440

Phew, there you have it... a months worth of posting all at once.
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Only 17 days left to win the Ultimate Homebrewing Starter kit from MoreBeer. This kit is valued at $335 and has EVERYTHING you'll need to brew your first beer. Click it. enter. then share it! http://bit.ly/HshojV
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http://www.appsumo.com/~xu3Ca/ click the link. enter to win. it's that simple. FREE Kindle contest ends Aprilt 7th 2012 so HURRY!!
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Enter to win a FREE ultimate homebrewing starter kit. this include EVERYTHING you need to brew your first batch of beer. this is the $335 kit from morebeer.com http://bit.ly/HshojV
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Make sure you add my new page for brewing. This one will be going away soon.
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Brewed 5.5 gallons of my almost famous Apple Pie Mead today. With a starting gravity of 1.140 this will be a STRONG mead. Unfermented it tasted like apple pie dipped in honey. Can't to try it in a few months. To make it even better, I was able to teach my youngest son (he's 18) how to make mead. Maybe one day all 3 of my kids will be brewers.
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This isn't the best of videos, but it's not to bad since it was recorded on my cell phone. It does show how well and how fast the Carboy Cleaner™ can clean an extremely dirty carboy.
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Helping others brew beer and mead since 1999