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Old 03-22-2010, 05:06 PM   #1
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Default First all grain brew day

Boiling


My little set up


Chilling the wort


My adaptive chilling


Big Momma scoping out the yard


Temperature control.

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Old 03-22-2010, 09:36 PM   #3
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Tight!

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Is that a stainless steel flip flop? Do you consider it an essential item in your brewing process? Does it create any off flavors?

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Is that a stainless steel flip flop? Do you consider it an essential item in your brewing process? Does it create any off flavors?
I got tired of almost slipping in my rush to relight the burner whenever the wind blew it out. Was such a pain in the ass sitting out there on the ready to run over and relight.

ps. Can't see it but I have a charged hose line just in case something got out of hand =p

pps. Flip Flop is used for lambics.
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Alligator skull? lol...

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Alligator skull? lol...
It's not real. It was at one time the flotation portion of the pool thermometer. But we do have alligators in the canal since we are so close to the everglades (Less than 2 miles and we're in the everglades)
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Mmmm Florida. Yeah I need to move there. Or Mexico.

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Mmmm Florida. Yeah I need to move there. Or Mexico.
Only old people and New Yorkers are aloud to move here. The rest are born or float over.


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Born and raised Floridian, 35 years in Plantation. Those pictures show everything I miss about Florida. But then I think of the things I don't miss, Traffic and idiot drivers, Hurricanes( Except the U), flood insurance and property taxes, tourists.

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