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Old 03-28-2008, 10:42 AM   #31
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Scaling down doesn't mean scaling back! I simply plan split the batches at this point to experiment with different yeasts. I do also consider smaller batches brewed more frequently so I can see more of a variety of beer. More batches = faster learning & more variety of beer. Pretty sound philosophy. Enjoy your Home Brew, however large your batch. Peace

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Old 03-28-2008, 01:48 PM   #32
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Why on earth would you want to scale down? More beer is better!!! All you have to do is store it until you drink it.
It's a question of throughput though. There's more coming in (brewed) than going out (drank). I'm lucky enough right now that I find a chance to brew once every couple of weeks. I can't possibly drink a case a week, maybe back in college, but I'd fricking die if I did that now. A twelver a week is much more reasonable. It's not like I don't have the ability to scale back up if I don't find time to brew as often later on, rest assured, I will be in no danger of running out of beer.
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Old 03-28-2008, 04:38 PM   #33
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Ok, I rest my case. Peace. I just thought you might start to bottle some of it so you have a nice assortment to share and enjoy.

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Old 03-28-2008, 06:24 PM   #34
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WBC,

Your inventory is very impressive, the variety outstanding. 36 years of home brew, I'll tip my hat to you anytime, regardless of your batch size. Peace.

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