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Old 09-15-2010, 03:34 AM   #1
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Hey guys, I'm new here and I'm so glad I found this forum. I wasn't much of a beer fan until I visited my local micro brew and brew supply store! Now my wife and I go every Friday!!
So I've been seriously thinking about brewing a batch of my own beer but I wanted to know if it is possible to brew half a batch or does that not work out very well. You know, just take a regular recipe and half it. Because I'm new to this I didn't want to brew 5 gal of cr@ppy beer only to pour it down the drain.

Any comments or suggestions welcome.
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Old 09-15-2010, 03:40 AM   #2
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Sorry guys. I should have done a more thorough search. I see this question has been asked and answered.
Thanks anyways. Hopefully my next question will be better.
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if its Aurora co i take it you went to dry dock and the brewhut. they are really great guys out there. a half batch takes just as much time as a full batch but half batches are easily done.

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Yes it is Dry Dock Brewing and Brew Hut! They make a great beer, and are a great bunch of guys!

Thanks for your comments!

Does the material the brew pot is made of make a difference in your boil? Like if the pot is stainless steel, aluminum, cast iron, copper?

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Yes it is Dry Dock Brewing and Brew Hut! They make a great beer, and are a great bunch of guys!

Thanks for your comments!

Does the material the brew pot is made of make a difference in your boil? Like if the pot is stainless steel, aluminum, cast iron, copper?
Another thing that has been done to death on here.

http://www.homebrewtalk.com/f11/faq-aluminum-pots-boil-kettles-49449/

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Old 09-15-2010, 04:05 PM   #6
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Jeez. I've hit 2 for 2.

Maybe I'll come up with an original idea yet!!

Thanks for the info though!!

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