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Newbie on board
« on: April 28, 2010, 11:44:37 AM »
Hey everyone!

Just a note to introduce myself.  My name is Thad and I've been enjoying extract brewing for about three years now.  Getting ready to make the jump to all-grain this week!!  I'm looking forward to my first all grain batch.

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Re: Newbie on board
« Reply #1 on: May 01, 2010, 04:47:33 AM »
Hello in Alabama!

All Grain is very, very interesting. Get a good book. I recommend How To Brew, by John Palmer. He gives you excellent theory and the numbers. The Grand Master Brewers on this forum will help you get BeerSmith tuned in and your brews successful.

Good Luck

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Re: Newbie on board
« Reply #2 on: May 01, 2010, 07:06:49 PM »
I only read what palmer put online, but I concur if you only could have one book, he is the best.  I haven't ready "the new complete joy of homebrewing" version 3 or whatever Papazian is on, but I felt like the old version 2 I had is becoming a little obselete.  Radical brewing is also excellent as is brewing classic styles.  Get the later sooner than later because after reading and learning a lot over 2 years, I felt like that was a little pedestrian.
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Re: Newbie on board
« Reply #3 on: May 02, 2010, 06:47:46 AM »
Welcome from THE WINDY CITY!
Google online search can bring up some tremendous links for you.
But honestly, if you can't find it in probably don't need it....
'Course that is coming from a partial mash head
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