I Brew Beer

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 32 People

    I'd Like To Help Someone

    I've been making my own beer since 1989. I have lots of experience, and have made my share of mistakes. I'd like very much to help someone starting out, or troubleshoot any problems a new brewer might have.
    jmlabeck jmlabeck
    56-60, M
    Sep 24, 2012

    My friend and I brew our own beer.

    She and her boyfriend surprised me by making me my very own beer in thanks for helping with her wedding. They used a picture a sent her as a joke for the label cause I found this cheetah onesie in my attic and wore it. It was a full moon and I said I was a werepanther. I just...
    JustSomeGay JustSomeGay
    26-30, M
    Nov 3, 2014

    I Love My Own Beer!

    As I sit here writing this, I am enjoying my own home brewed Cherry Wheat. Very nice head with a crisp finish, full of cherry flavor, but not that sweet. Very nice. I've been brewing at home for the past 8 years. hard to believe it has been that long. I've gotten pretty good at...
    airforcerail airforcerail
    31-35, M
    Jan 6, 2012

    The Elixir Of The Lesser Gods

    WHAT YOU'RE PROBABLY THINKING OF: The bland, cheap, mass-produced, mass-marketed lagers that most people buy; or the home brew disasters with diacetyl off-flavours or bottle bombs. WHAT I'M THINKING OF: “…when brewers combine hops with yeast and grain and...
    abstraction abstraction
    51-55, M
    2 Responses Mar 6, 2010

    Just literally started brewing my own beer made

    up a simply kit export stout, in about one month should have some nice beer well fingers crossed very new to home brewing
    hammy1990 hammy1990
    26-30, M
    Oct 13, 2014

    Getting ready to bottle a batch of stout ale.

    Have a kolsch just starting secondary.
    jaymic64 jaymic64
    51-55, M
    Apr 15, 2015

    I quit a decent, but physically demanding,

    job in warehousing in my late 20's to go to college to learn to brew beer professionally. Somehow I managed to talk my way into a job as an assistant brewer at my local craft brewery and I've still got two years of university studies to go before getting my degree! I guess you...
    JoyouslyConflicted JoyouslyConflicted
    31-35, M
    Mar 15, 2015
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