HOMEBREW Digest #5980 Thu 06 December 2012

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  Hard times @ The Digest ("Rick Adamson")

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---------------------------------------------------------------------- Date: Sat, 1 Dec 2012 14:36:09 -0500 From: "Rick Adamson" <radamson at yahoo.com> Subject: Hard times at The Digest I was able to send in a little bit at this time. Hope it helps; Keep the stiff upper lip. Also, Merry Christmas to all brewing brethren. Rick Return to table of contents
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