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Forum: India Pale Ale 01-13-2014, 03:10 PM
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Picked up the ingredients to brew this on next...

Picked up the ingredients to brew this on next Saturday. I'll follow the recipe exactly for the first go. I'll end up kegging this too. I'm excited, after a year of brewing this will be my first "big...
Forum: Light Hybrid Beer 06-23-2013, 12:13 AM
Replies: 2,384
Views: 497,041
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Had pretty good brew day. Overshot my target OG...

Had pretty good brew day. Overshot my target OG by a point so I'm a little worried it might be a little too boozy/hot. Other than that I hit all my temps/volumes. This is my first time using washed...
Forum: Light Hybrid Beer 06-22-2013, 04:11 PM
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Mashing my second batch of this now. The first...

Mashing my second batch of this now. The first batch was a hit with my father in law so I'm brewing/kegging this batch for his surprise 60th birthday!
Forum: General Beer Discussion 05-01-2013, 10:55 PM
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Views: 196,912
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Nice! I have 3 in the same comp and I'm dropping...

Nice! I have 3 in the same comp and I'm dropping mine off at myLHBS tomorrow as well!
Forum: General Beer Discussion 05-01-2013, 01:55 AM
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Kegged 5 gal of Lemon Lime Hef, and 5 gal of...

Kegged 5 gal of Lemon Lime Hef, and 5 gal of Honey Nut Brown, and added a four port manifold and new lines to my keggerator. Upgraded my serving capacity from one to four. I only have three kegs for...
Forum: Wheat and Rye Beer 04-30-2013, 12:41 AM
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Views: 158,841
Posted By AVLbrewing
Just kegged a batch tonight. If it's as good...

Just kegged a batch tonight. If it's as good kegged as it is from the bottle it will be gone in no time! I can't wait for it to carb up, I only have four bottles of the first batch left!
Forum: General Beer Discussion 04-21-2013, 11:24 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 3,430
Posted By AVLbrewing
I've never had a sour before but I'm now on a...

I've never had a sour before but I'm now on a mission to go track done down...I'll report back in a day or two!
Forum: Wheat and Rye Beer 04-19-2013, 11:20 AM
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Views: 158,841
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On my first batch (currently brewing my second),...

On my first batch (currently brewing my second), I saw an initial boost in fermentation after I added the limeade for about 24hrs. After that it died back down pretty quickly and there wasn't any...
Forum: Light Hybrid Beer 04-19-2013, 11:05 AM
Replies: 2,384
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Posted By AVLbrewing
When I checked the gravity at Day 12 there was...

When I checked the gravity at Day 12 there was still krausen remnants, but by Day 14 it had completely fallen in. I know US-05 likes to hang around.

As far as gelatin, it is a clearing agent that...
Forum: Light Hybrid Beer 04-19-2013, 01:35 AM
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Views: 497,041
Posted By AVLbrewing
Been about a week since I kegged my first batch....

Been about a week since I kegged my first batch. Since then I've had plenty, and given away just as much. While I wouldn't normally call this beer my favorite style (more of an IPA fan), I do really...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 04-16-2013, 06:39 PM
Replies: 14,406
Views: 459,148
Posted By AVLbrewing
Brew day this morning went great. Hit all my...

Brew day this morning went great. Hit all my temps/gravities. Now all I need to do is get motivated enough to clean out and clean up my free side-of-the-road freezer and wire up my STC-1000 I picked...
Forum: Wheat and Rye Beer 04-16-2013, 04:01 PM
Replies: 1,383
Views: 158,841
Posted By AVLbrewing
Brewed my second batch this morning. I started...

Brewed my second batch this morning. I started heating up my strike water at 5:30AM and was all done by 8:30AM. I had some things I had to take care of today, and SWMBO has a friend coming in from...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 04-16-2013, 11:41 AM
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Views: 459,148
Posted By AVLbrewing
I started heating my strike water at 5:30AM due...

I started heating my strike water at 5:30AM due to my SWMBO's friend coming in town today (last minute), and us heading out of town for 10 days starting Friday. So essentially it was now or never! I...
Forum: Home Brewing Photo Forum 04-13-2013, 05:57 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 42,005
Posted By AVLbrewing
I just got my fridge last week so it still need a...

I just got my fridge last week so it still need a lot of work, but here it is! That's also my first kegged batch.

http://i717.photobucket.com/albums/ww177/sanchagrins/IMAG0018_zps6344191c.jpg
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Forum: Bottling/Kegging 04-11-2013, 09:35 AM
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Hey Guys, I have a few quick questions that...

Hey Guys,

I have a few quick questions that someone can hopefully answer (and I assume have already been answered here). Sorry for the lack of foresight in planning on my part but I'd like to get...
Forum: Wheat and Rye Beer 04-10-2013, 05:15 PM
Replies: 1,383
Views: 158,841
Posted By AVLbrewing
The math was done a few pages ago. Essentially it...

The math was done a few pages ago. Essentially it adds 0.5%ABV.
Forum: General Beer Discussion 04-10-2013, 02:17 PM
Replies: 14,406
Views: 459,148
Posted By AVLbrewing
I should hopefully be brewing this weekend....

I should hopefully be brewing this weekend. Assuming I can get my soon to arrive STC-1000 wired up I might try my hand at my first lager. If not I'll be brewing my second batch of lemon lime...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 04-06-2013, 10:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,053
Posted By AVLbrewing
Brew day went great. I hit my mash temp...

Brew day went great. I hit my mash temp perfectly, and the final OG was 1.053. I'll report back in a a few weeks with how it turned out!
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Forum: Wheat and Rye Beer 04-06-2013, 10:13 PM
Replies: 1,383
Views: 158,841
Posted By AVLbrewing
I know I just posted a picture on the last page...

I know I just posted a picture on the last page of the LLH, but I couldn't resist posting just one more. I was thoroughly enjoying the LLH while brewing a Honey Nut Brown today. It was the perfect...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 04-06-2013, 01:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,053
Posted By AVLbrewing
Brewing this up today. Here are the modifications...

Brewing this up today. Here are the modifications I made.

Cut oats down to 0.5lbs
Remove honey addition
Add 1.5lbs of Muntons Extra Pale Malt Extract (I wasn't able to make it to the LHBS to get...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 04-05-2013, 09:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 692
Posted By AVLbrewing
Ha! I'm about to attempt my first lager this...

Ha! I'm about to attempt my first lager this weekend and my LHBS owner told me it was 1 week per 10 points, so a 1.050 lager would take 5 weeks of lager time (or as long as you can wait is the other...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 04-05-2013, 09:31 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,259
Posted By AVLbrewing
I'll be brewing this up this weekend. Dos XX...

I'll be brewing this up this weekend. Dos XX Amber has always been one of SWMBO's favorite beers. This will be my first lager so hopefully everything will go well. My LHBS didn't have the greatest...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 04-05-2013, 09:10 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,906
Posted By AVLbrewing
I went the DIY method with my chiller and haven't...

I went the DIY method with my chiller and haven't had any leaks. I just used the proper sized tubing and tightened the hose clamps pretty tight. The garden hose connector is also a good distance away...
Forum: Light Hybrid Beer 04-04-2013, 10:36 PM
Replies: 2,384
Views: 497,041
Posted By AVLbrewing
You can use instant grits. I'm not sure if it's a...

You can use instant grits. I'm not sure if it's a 1:1 conversion though. I know its been discussed recently (within the last 5 pages). Someone else might be able to chime in...
Forum: Light Hybrid Beer 04-04-2013, 06:11 PM
Replies: 2,384
Views: 497,041
Posted By AVLbrewing
Took a SG reading today! Here are the stats: ...

Took a SG reading today! Here are the stats:
OG: 1.048
SG (Day 12): 1.014
Attenuation: 70.8%
ABV: 4.46%

It sounds like 70% attenuation is acceptable for US-05, so I'll recheck on Day 14, rack...
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