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Old 03-25-2012, 01:44 AM   #101
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30 minutes into my Saison brew right now. Hopefully learned some lessons from the last batch. Checked on my American IPA in secondary yesterday and it looks like it's gotten a bit oxidized. I'm a little nervous about it because it has gotten considerably darker since moving to secondary. Going to follow through and bottle in a few days as long as it's not rotten...


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Old 03-25-2012, 01:45 AM   #102
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just pitched a 1.5L Pacman starter into a DFH60 clone. The Non-Hopslam Hopslam feels only about 1/4 of the way carbed. had a flat taste today when Chris stopped in to get some grain. It'll be good; just ain't no hopslam.

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Well...I'm up for some non hopslam tasting Hopslam Clone!


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Old 03-25-2012, 01:46 AM   #103
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I keg maybe 1/2 of what I brew... I still wait a few weeks as I don't shake my kegs and just pop them in the fridge at serving pressure.
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Old 03-25-2012, 12:32 PM   #104
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Hopslam clone was good it had a nice upfront bitter...I like that a lot..I've never been very successful at clones and sometimes I like mine better. I did this with an arrogant bastard lately and subbed the grain due to what I had. Used marris otter vice 2row as a base malt and for once I made a beer that I like equally to the original. I call it arrogant otter. I'll bring an original and some clone and see what the consensus is...

I bottle and keg...I like to brew a lot so the house batches get kegged and the rest gets bottled. If I end up with a keg I like but is just too much to drink the whole thing before I'm ready for a change i'll bottle the rest from keg and rotate another one in...all about pipeline for me.
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Old 03-25-2012, 08:33 PM   #105
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Thanks scott for the NN I forgot how much I liked that beer...please think of me for all your NN disposal needs
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Old 03-25-2012, 09:51 PM   #106
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What's NN? I want some!
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Old 03-25-2012, 10:06 PM   #107
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Nugget Nectar from Troegs.. got a sixer from Total Wine about a week ago; last one they had.

I'll bring one to the meet to share.
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Old 03-27-2012, 02:55 AM   #108
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FYI that Hopslam clone is starting to carb up a bit. It's quickly losing the hop-aroma and gaining pure bitterness. I may pop it off the gas and drop in a keg-hop charge to see if I can freshen it up a bit; otherwise it's seeming to be turning into a pure bitter.
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Old 03-27-2012, 03:37 AM   #109
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FYI that Hopslam clone is starting to carb up a bit. It's quickly losing the hop-aroma and gaining pure bitterness. I may pop it off the gas and drop in a keg-hop charge to see if I can freshen it up a bit; otherwise it's seeming to be turning into a pure bitter.
Im sure it ll be just fine, then again there is only one way to find out...
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Old 03-29-2012, 01:43 AM   #110
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Nugget Nectar from Troegs.. got a sixer from Total Wine about a week ago; last one they had.

I'll bring one to the meet to share.
NN is by far one of my favorite beers out there. Went through 3 six packs in the last month or so. Now that Bell's Oberon is out...I stocked up on a couple six packs of that.


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