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Old 02-26-2008, 01:49 PM   #11
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C'mon, Boston folks! The drive ain't far. If you've got ANY interest in learning to decoct, this is a RARE OPPORTUNITY to brew with two of our resident decoction experts (I think I'm doing my EuroPils).


EDIT: Glib and Kai, not myself!

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Old 02-26-2008, 03:30 PM   #12
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BTW, while I was lurking around on the NB board, I found that there is no free decoction mashing video available. So I decided to change that. I'm writing the script now and will be using the decoction mash of my Maerzen as the example. But I will only be covering the mash, not the whole brew.

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Old 02-26-2008, 03:46 PM   #13
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Awesome, simple awesome. I can't wait to see the video. I am planning on decoction for my first couple of lagers and will be using a pressure canner with a pot inside, but I would love to watch a real one done again. The LHBS in Lubbock did one once and it was very interesting to say the least. Much more involvement the whole way through than just a regular single infusion mash schedule.

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Old 02-26-2008, 07:38 PM   #14
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I've never done a decoction but am very intrigued. I look forward to the video. I think that day will have to be National Maerzen/Oktoberfest brew day as I've got my Oktoberfest brew session scheduled for that same day. This was my best beer ever last year and it disappeared in one evening. I rebrewed it in Nov. and will be testing it in two weeks to see if I could brew it again and then make any recipe adjustments prior to brewing two 7.5 gallon batches for this coming fall. I'll have to consider how much could change with 2 months of lagering for the remake versus 6 months for the original.

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Old 03-03-2008, 07:09 PM   #15
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You may have to wait on observing my decoction expertise in actions.
It looks like I'll have family in town visiting that weekend. We'll likely be skiing/riding on Friday, Saturday, & Sunday. If this is the case, I'll have to bow out.

I'll keep you posted.

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Old 03-04-2008, 01:41 PM   #16
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I'll keep you posted.
Yes, do that. I'll be brewing on that weekend no matter what.

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Old 03-05-2008, 08:45 PM   #17
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C'mon, who else is in? Anyone who hasn't had a chance yet to sample Kai's brews....

Hey, I am!

That would be a great for me to meet more of the Northeast HBTers, and soak up more technique!
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Cool, I was debating whether to make the drive out or not. C'mon people!

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I tentatively have a green light to go. I should know by this weekend.

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If you want to brew and would like me to put some R/O water aside, please let me know.

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