After finally collecting everything I needed to brew last weekend I finally got down to the business of brewing. First, of course, I needed to organize my ingredients.
15 Minute Additions:
Ghetto Rigged Thermostat for accurate reading:
Steeping My Grains:
Setting Up Hops For Ghetto Continuous Hopping:
5 Minutes Left:
And where I'm at as of today:
If you look closely for it, you can see the runnings of what appears to be the aftermath of Ron Jeremy having solo happy fun time in my closet. In actuality it was caused by a krausen explosion that woke me from a dead sleep, but funnily enough dislodged neither the lid nor the airlock. I had to go to Home Depot to get tubing that would fit over the main airlock piece and fed that into a sanitizer water filled carboy to act as my blow-off vessel. By the way, the condensation is an indicator that fermentation is still active.