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Old 06-29-2009, 03:40 AM   #1
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Default I brewed 7 bbls yesterday.

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Old 06-29-2009, 03:43 AM   #2
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You suck, nice sandals with socks.

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As you may know, I was given the opportunity to brew Papago Brewing's Pro-Am beer this year for the GABF. Early Saturday morning I met up with Jim Strelau of Oak Creek Brewing at their production facility in Sedona.

The first order of business was scaling my recipie from 5 gallons up to 217.

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Here is Jim showcasing our hop selections.

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Weighing hops


Next we had to load up the van with grain and head on over to the brewpub.

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You suck bastich! Now get humpin and move those sacks of malt.

Oh yeah, nice socks with the sandals. Didn't your Mama tell you to brew with closed toed shoes?

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500 lb grain bill so there were plenty of round trips with the grain. I could not wipe this smile off my face all day.



50# of rice hulls. No stuck sparges for us. My recipe broke the old wheat bill % record for this system.

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Reviewing the yeast report



Getting our brew sheet in order

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Doughing in




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Mashing



You can't take the homebrewer out of the brewer.

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