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Old 09-19-2011, 12:14 AM   #5511
May 2011
Cambridge, MD
Posts: 56

I got a chance to brew this weekend myself. First batch in a about 5 months and got to use some of my new equipment. Brewed 6gal of porter in my 15gal Boilermaker and got to use my keg cowboy 40 plate chiller as well as my new chugger pump and even crushed all the grain from whole with the barley crusher I got a few months ago. I was more or less just doing a test run with all the new equipment since I've never used it in a full run so far.

All in all, I was really happy with how everything worked out. I hit most of my temps within a degree and hit my O.G. 3 points high. Even brought up my efficiency from 66% to 72%. I wish my chiller water was cooler as I could only get my temp to 80F starting but I've set the primary in a swamp cooler and hoping to bring it down.

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Old 09-19-2011, 01:58 PM   #5512
Apr 2011
Haslet, Texas
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Brewed a Nut Brown Ale on Friday with a new convert. It went very well, cold break in about 10 minutes from boiling and the krausen was sky high after two days.
Diablo Pass Brewing Co.

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Old 09-19-2011, 06:41 PM   #5513
Sep 2011
Posts: 6

Pumpkin pie ale

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Old 09-19-2011, 06:42 PM   #5514
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Oct 2010
Clarksville, TN
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Originally Posted by GreatOak10 View Post
Pumpkin pie ale
When its warm it taste's real crappy, but cold beer will make me happy. When I throw up on the floor, I can go and drink some more. They say beer will make me dumb, it are go good with pizza.

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Old 09-19-2011, 06:42 PM   #5515
Aug 2011
crofton, md
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Pumpkin ale and going to try for an oatmeal stout if time allows

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Old 09-23-2011, 08:29 PM   #5516
Aug 2011
Baltimore, Md
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Probably not this weekend, unless I can convince my old lady to let me buy another fermenter, but October 1st I'm brewing a stout and a second which I haven't decided on yet, any suggestions?

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Old 09-23-2011, 08:35 PM   #5517
Jul 2011
Ottawa, Ontario
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Going to make EdWorts Apfelwein on sunday

"Beer that is not drunk had missed its vocation."

Up Next: Anything! Something to use up my citra.
Primary: Cider
Bottled: Winter Warm Front, EdWort's Raspberry Apfelwein, Red Dawn Raspberry Wheat

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Old 09-23-2011, 11:03 PM   #5518
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Aug 2011
San Diego, CA
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Yup- headed out to the Blind Lady Ale House tonight, going to bottle the ESB that's in my primary tomorrow, and then brew up a dark Belgian for Christmas presents. First time with the new turkey fryer, looking forward to a great beer weekend.
I can't be arsed to keep up this list of what's in the fermenters, but hey, check out the cool brewery I own! .. ..

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Old 09-23-2011, 11:11 PM   #5519
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Feb 2009
South Lyon, MI
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Brewing at the Michigan Renaissance Festival tomorrow. 11 gallons of Porter.

Originally Posted by KayaBrew View Post
Money doesn't make good beer, good technique makes good beer.

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Old 09-23-2011, 11:17 PM   #5520
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Mar 2010
Chattanooga, TN
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My 4,318th attempt to brew an American Amber Ale I'm happy with.....
"The problem is not that there are problems. The problem is expecting otherwise and thinking that having problems is a problem."

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