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Old 04-09-2009, 03:42 AM   #1
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Default April 11, 2009 Circle City Brew Day

This is where I will be posting details, pics and finally a video of my brew day on Saturday, April 11.

I will be brewing the Circle City Haus Ale v2.0. New to this brew session will be my sight gauges, silicone hoses and a "no chill" chill...

Here is a simple rundown of the recipe:

Rahr 2-Row 6.0lb
Caramel Pils .5lb
Crystal 20L .5lb
Vienna .5lb

2QT/LB MASH
Sacc. Rest 150F @ 60 min.
Mashout 168F
Sparge 173F

Cascade WL .25 FWH
Cascade WL .25 90 min
Cascade WL .25 15 min (credited as 35 min. addition)
Cascade WL .25 Cube Hop (credited as 20 min. addition)

Safale S-05
Ferment temp. 65f

Eff. 82%
OG 1.040
FG 1.007
ABV 4.3%
IBU 18.3
Final kettle volume 5.6 gal
Fermentor Volume 5.3 gal
Kegged volume 5.0 gal






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Old 04-09-2009, 03:38 PM   #2
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I am brewing Saturday too, I have to dust off the equipment though as I last brewed on 2/21. Anyways, I will have the laptop out there seeing how yours is going and maybe posting some pics from mine too.


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Sounds good bro...

I have not brewed since late February either, but have been actively working on the rig this past week.

Looking forward to seeing your brew day too!
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Ahoy hoy,
Nice of you all to honor the wifes birthday by brewing on it. I too am planning to brew this weekend. Ill be tapping a few birch trees tonight, so as to have about 15 gallons of sap for my 10 gallon brew. Im going to brew a batch of Orange Cascade, and use the birch sap for the water allotment. It should be ready for contest time coming up here in 2 months or so. I have a pre prohibition pilsner thats been lagering for a year. Im going to enter it, as well as the OC, and my hibiscus wheat ale.
I only hope the weather holds here.
Hope everyones batch is sucessful
A great day to all!
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Nice to see you representing the north country this weekend Medo!
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I think I am going to follow your lead and try a thinner mash this weekend. I only have a 8.43LB grain bill

Edit: I see you have less than that too. Looks like a nice house ale.
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I think I am going to follow your lead and try a thinner mash this weekend. I only have a 8.43LB grain bill

Edit: I see you have less than that too. Looks like a nice house ale.
Yes, it is a nice haus ale... doing a little tweaking here and there.

Thin mash, low mash temp, toss in some lightly kilned 20L and caramel pils etc... mmm mmm goodness.

.036" gap on the Barley Crusher as well
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Well, I better get to the store and get my water, as it is heating I will mill my grain. Will check back in later!
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Well, I better get to the store and get my water, as it is heating I will mill my grain. Will check back in later!
Where do you buy your water?

Also, what is this no chill chill you speak of?
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Where do you buy your water?

Also, what is this no chill chill you speak of?
I get mine at Kroger... no chill, means no chilling prior to draining the kettle.


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