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Old 10-03-2012, 01:09 AM   #341
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+1 brewmate!!!!!

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Old 10-04-2012, 12:42 AM   #342
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I brewed NB's Dead Ringer IPA earlier today. The recipe called to boil 1.25 gallons of water. I wasn't sure how my electric stove would do since this was the first time I was using it to brew, so I just went with a 1 gallon boil. Luckily for me, I remember to mark off my bucket and noticed I was a bit short of the 1 gallon mark......a quart shy, so I had to top off. LOL!.

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Old 10-04-2012, 04:56 PM   #343
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I took all of my recipes in my brewing software and scaled them to 1.5 gal( the size I brew) and then if I want to brew a larger amount of something I can just multiply it by what whatever whole number gets me there. So I can brew from my recipes 1.5 gal 3,4.5,6 ect. Without scaling.
Exactly! That's how I did it.
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Old 10-04-2012, 05:02 PM   #344
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Yep that's how I do it, except I use a siphon and spring loaded bottle filler. Guess I'm just lazy...haha

I just realized I have 5 batches bottled. I was going to make a few batches this weekend, but just realized I might run out of bottles! How many regular homebrewers have thus kind of selection?
+1 to 5 batches bottled. I love having the variety small batch brewing provides, plus I get my fix every week with a new creation!
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Old 10-04-2012, 05:19 PM   #345
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+1 to 5 batches bottled. I love having the variety small batch brewing provides, plus I get my fix every week with a new creation!
Me too! Here's a mini stout batch waiting to be bottled. LINK
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Old 10-04-2012, 06:07 PM   #346
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Me too! Here's a mini stout batch waiting to be bottled.
What type of bottle is that? It looks cool
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Old 10-04-2012, 06:39 PM   #347
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What type of bottle is that? It looks cool
Picked up at tap plastics. They are food grade and inexpensive. Full volume is 2.6 gallons LINK
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Picked up at tap plastics. They are food grade and inexpensive. Full volume is 2.6 gallons LINK
Thanks for the link!
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I currently have 6 batches bottled, if you count the applejack. Plus 2 leftover partials from older batches.

Woot, for variety.

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