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Old 08-18-2007, 07:37 AM   #1
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Default 125# of grain.

I have a weekend and 125 lbs of Maria Otter

It's one of those times were I've run out of Gas C02 and other supplies. Even the battery in the digi therm needs replacing.

This morning is going to be a supply run. The Weather has forecast rain all weekend, I brew out side. but I have 3 carboys and 6 cornies empty.

Any one want to guess how many batches I'll manage over the weekend??

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Old 08-18-2007, 08:30 AM   #2
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I have a weekend and 125 lbs of Maria Otter

It's one of those times were I've run out of Gas C02 and other supplies. Even the battery in the digi therm needs replacing.

This morning is going to be a supply run. The Weather has forecast rain all weekend, I brew out side. but I have 3 carboys and 6 cornies empty.

Any one want to guess how many batches I'll get?
I'm gonna guess 11 or 12 batches outta 125 lbs
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Old 08-18-2007, 09:05 AM   #3
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I'm gonna guess 11 or 12 batches outta 125 lbs
Then i'll say 12-14...
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Old 08-18-2007, 11:46 AM   #4
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i'm going with 9 cuz im guessing that's how you roll - like a crazy mutha.

where the heck are you getting rain? It's so dry and hot in va my yard is like concrete.

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Old 08-18-2007, 11:55 AM   #5
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Just back now.
I thought I'd risk my nearest brew shop (neer the gas retailers) No Chocholate malt, other malt in 300g bags only. So I had to drive 50 miles for a proper shop.
SWMBO spotted a few shops along the way.

I don't think I'll manage the lot.
RAIN, Don't talk to me about rain. We've had no summer!!!!!!!!

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It must be nice to pass a few shops on a short drive.....sigh.

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Well if I ever get started.....
Open a bottle of craft brew and the phone goes. Dad, can you help me lift something.

So it's 14:00 and I'm about to put the mash water on.

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Old 08-18-2007, 01:33 PM   #8
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Sounds like you need a fast fermenter, as well as the usuals. You can make three batches, nothing one of those big ugly golfer's umbrellas won't solve. I wouldn't mind a bit of rain myself. It hasn't been as dry as last year (89 days without rain), but still well below average.

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RAIN, Don't talk to me about rain. We've had no summer!!!!!!!!
I hear ya. It's the same here. I was on my boat for the first time this summer last Sunday. The lake last year was a little puddle due to the drought and this is is flooded. It's in the flood plane right now and expected to keep rising with all this rain Texas has been getting.
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Batch One:

Mash On

4.8kg MO pale
0.3kg Crystal 55l
0.2Kg CaraPils
0.09kg Chocolate

14l water added at 78°C

Mash Temp 68°C

Open 2nd beer.
Chill for 10 minutes.

Then Set up the shelter.

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