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Old 11-19-2005, 05:06 PM   #1
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This is a busy brew weekend for me. I brewed a Fat Tire clone last night...this morning it's bubbling away and sitting in it's water bath already. Today I'm gonna start brewing a batch of Baja Red chili, rack my hefe to secondary, and tear my hair out over some football. Tomorrow it's time to bottle my Hobgoblin clone.

Well, early football game today, so I'm forced to start drinking early too. What's everyone else brewing today?

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Old 11-19-2005, 06:01 PM   #2
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No brewing today, but I'm off to Corvallis to get the ingredients for Poor Richard's Ale. Yesterday was the 12th anniversary of Golden Valley Brewing and I think I had too much cake. (all that unfermented sugar is bad for you).

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Old 11-19-2005, 06:25 PM   #3
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Porter here. 1st recipe where I can't think of anything to change. Perfect just as it is and shall be a regular on tap

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Old 11-19-2005, 06:33 PM   #4
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No brewing today. But it is time to bottle my cranberry wheat.

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Old 11-19-2005, 06:39 PM   #5
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Not brewing today but I am upgrading my brewery. I'm adding another 15gal brew pot to my setup (ss Keg) so I can boil in parallel. Some of my 10gal recipes require up to 22 gallons of water which makes my current brewpot too small.
(I know..terrible dillema..)

I have to boil down nearly 2 hours before I reach the right volumes for hopping. Also, it doesn't leave much room for hot breaks either. I have to stand there for 2 hours with my hand on the propane valve.

I'm gonna need another hop stopper...come on Christmas.

I built another burner out of black pipe ,mortar and a gas valve. Pretty cheap gizmo. Built a stand out of threaded pipe to go over it. I'll post it if it works out alright.

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Old 11-19-2005, 06:45 PM   #6
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I just got home from being gone to 2 weeks so I want to brew.

Unfortunately, I have to rack to secondaries and I have to bottle something, but the wife wants me to tile the bathroom floor.

Guess which one I'm doing? (HINT: It involves knee pads and thinset! )

Since we have no kids at home it really doesn't matter when I brew/clean/rack/bottle, etc.

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I'm adding another 15gal brew pot to my setup (ss Keg) so I can boil in parallel. Some of my 10gal recipes require up to 22 gallons of water which makes my current brewpot too small.

I built another burner out of black pipe ,mortar and a gas valve. Pretty cheap gizmo. Built a stand out of threaded pipe to go over it. I'll post it if it works out alright.
I feel like such a grasshopper...I boiled almost 4 gallons once.
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Not to fret Grasshoppa, good things come to those who's kids graduate from college and buy you expensive gifts for Christmas.

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good things come to those who's kids graduate from college and buy you expensive gifts for Christmas.
Leaving now to go remind each kid about how much I love them, and how important college is, and where the LHBS is.
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I just got home from being gone to 2 weeks so I want to brew.

Unfortunately, I have to rack to secondaries and I have to bottle something, but the wife wants me to tile the bathroom floor.

Guess which one I'm doing? (HINT: It involves knee pads and thinset! )

Since we have no kids at home it really doesn't matter when I brew/clean/rack/bottle, etc.
I am empathising with you here Bill, my wife's on my back about some painting I gotta do....managed to put it off for 2 months...my luck has run clean out
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