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Old 01-24-2007, 05:30 AM   #11
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extract to all grain in 4 batches myself with no PM step inbetween

If you can make tea and wait 6 weeks to drink it you can do all grain


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Old 01-24-2007, 05:33 AM   #12
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I agree. I went straight from extracts to AG with no trouble at all.


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Old 01-24-2007, 05:45 AM   #13
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I did maybe 6 extracts then went to ag.just make sure you have everything you need,then take your time and have fun. good luck
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Old 01-24-2007, 06:13 AM   #14
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If you like brewing, then AG is for you I'd say. Just research a lot of the equipment and figure out how you want your process to work. Once you have that dialed down, brewing the beer is easy.
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Old 01-24-2007, 06:54 AM   #15
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I went from MR Beer to allgrain in 4 Batches.
Go for it.
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Old 01-24-2007, 02:03 PM   #16
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What these guys said.

I went AG after about 6 extract batches. I've never done a PM.

PM is really no simpler than AG, except that it can be done in a smaller brewpot.

Maybe the best transition is to do a full-boil extract batch, if you haven't already. That can get you used to the process of a full boil, cooling, aeration, etc.

Or just jump in. I like to do test runs of new gear with water instead of wort--just to make sure things don't leak, etc.
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Old 01-24-2007, 03:31 PM   #17
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That's what I did, progressed to full extract boils and then jumped to AG. PM isn't a step up to AG its more of a process for people with limited space, I know if I didn't have the room to do AG I'd be doing PM. As for the added cost, I think by the time most decide to go AG they have already gathered most of the stuff they'll need, the only added expense for me was a 48qt cooler some valves and stainless hose braid.
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Old 01-24-2007, 04:32 PM   #18
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My first brew was an all grain, I say go all grain. It may seem daunting, but all you do is steep grains in hot water, drain the water, then boil. Temp control is a key, but there are so many formulas and calculators out there, shouldnt be an issue. You will love it, and I am proof that you can start with AG and be successful, ask SWMBO.

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It's the process that's counts but the results are nice too.
I did my first AG and brew this past weekend, things didn't exactly go smoothly I always learn more from my mistakes than my successes. Plus I enjoyed building the equipment (with the exception of the counter flow wort chiller) as much or more than brewing. And dispite all the problems I encountered the fermentor is bubbling away.
I say go for it!


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