Home Brew Forums > Home Brewing Beer > Extract Brewing > Day after Christmas brew...
Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old 12-28-2009, 06:24 PM   #1
Random_Guy
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: May 2009
Location: Tennessee
Posts: 139
Default Day after Christmas brew...

My totally awesome sister in law got me a nice Nut brown ale kit for Christmas.

http://www.monsterbrew.com/Prod_NutBrownAle.cfm

Brewed it up the next night with my BIL and friend as it was doing me no good in the box. Everything went perfect! Had a little boil over which should not have happened, but it was my fault as I had the lid on the pot and was talking to them. Hit my SG of 1.050 and fermentation started like a champ the next day and all is well! Looking forward to putting this brew into my keg setup I also got for Christmas. It will be a good day when that brew is ready!



Go SIL!!!!


__________________
Primary 1 - Nothing
Primary 2 - Nothing
Secondary - Nothing
Aging - Nothing
Bottled - Nothing
Keg 1 - Delirium Tremens Clone
Keg 2 - Air
Future - Oatmeal Stout?
Random_Guy is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Old 12-31-2009, 11:31 PM   #2
Random_Guy
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: May 2009
Location: Tennessee
Posts: 139
Default

Since no one has commented I will. A few days ago all activity stopped in the airlock and the temp got pretty low. I got nervous thinking I would get the dreaded stuck 1.020 reading but made sure the temp was consistent after that and let it sit. Well tonight I just had to know so I took a reading and to my delight I got a 1.012FG. WooHoo!!! It tastes wonderful and I cannot wait to keg it!!!!

Happy New Year!!!!


__________________
Primary 1 - Nothing
Primary 2 - Nothing
Secondary - Nothing
Aging - Nothing
Bottled - Nothing
Keg 1 - Delirium Tremens Clone
Keg 2 - Air
Future - Oatmeal Stout?
Random_Guy is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Old 01-01-2010, 01:02 AM   #3
teach
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Nov 2008
Location: Austin, TX
Posts: 75
Liked 2 Times on 2 Posts
Likes Given: 2

Default

Not much to comment about. Congrats, though, and there's very little in homebrewing that can't be fixed with just waiting it out. Except boilovers, of course.
teach is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Old 01-01-2010, 01:56 AM   #4
Random_Guy
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: May 2009
Location: Tennessee
Posts: 139
Default

I normally don't boil over and normally don't do extract brewing. Forgot that the DME can cause a boil over even with such a small amount in the pot. Oh well, it was minor at best. I am pretty excited about the so far so good nut brown ale!!!! Can't wait to keg!!!
__________________
Primary 1 - Nothing
Primary 2 - Nothing
Secondary - Nothing
Aging - Nothing
Bottled - Nothing
Keg 1 - Delirium Tremens Clone
Keg 2 - Air
Future - Oatmeal Stout?
Random_Guy is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Old 01-01-2010, 04:18 AM   #5
teach
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Nov 2008
Location: Austin, TX
Posts: 75
Liked 2 Times on 2 Posts
Likes Given: 2

Default

Yeah, when I did an "easy" extract batch after a few all-grain batches, I forgot and boiled over, too. Happy New Year!


teach is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Anyone else brew on Christmas Eve or Christmas Day? DavidSteel General Beer Discussion 47 12-24-2011 03:10 PM
Christmas Brew ljsbeer General Beer Discussion 3 12-25-2009 07:44 PM
Christmas Brew pnh2atl Recipes/Ingredients 3 09-11-2009 04:31 PM
Christmas Brew Day Righlander Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 1 12-14-2008 08:04 PM
Christmas Brew dj_van_gilder All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 4 12-26-2007 02:55 PM


Forum Jump

Newest Threads

LATEST SPONSOR DEALS