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Old 04-11-2007, 10:35 PM   #1
Feb 2007
Columbus, OH
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I've been reading on here off and on for a couple months now, and I read about people buying full sacks of grain. So I'm curious, how much are you all brewing in a year?
Personally, as an extract brewer three brews in I'm looking at maybe one 5 gallon batch a month, so 60 gallons a year.
- mmm forbidden donut

Primary: Empty! Ohno!
Secondary: #4 ESB
Waiting on Bottles: Nothing!
Drinking: #2 Woopsy Makes Everything All Right Sweet Stout, #3 Hefeweizen
On Deck: #5 NB 1554 Clone, #6 American Style Wheat

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Old 04-11-2007, 10:46 PM   #2
Nov 2006
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So far this year we've done four batches... and have plans to do another batch this weekend, and at least one more in the coming weeks.

So that'll be 30 gallons, in about four or five months.
Bottled: Urca Vanilla Bourbon Porter, Kiwi IPA
Up next: Kiwi IPA, Maibock?

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Old 04-11-2007, 10:47 PM   #3
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Feb 2005
Atkinson (near the Quad Cities), IL
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I brewed 32 batches (160 gals) last year. I'm on #11 (55 gals) so far this year....1 more and I'll brew all you brew in 1 year...get brewing, son! Summer's coming up!
HB Bill

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Old 04-11-2007, 10:54 PM   #4
Jan 2007
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I am at 35 gallons this year doing all weekend brew this weekend total of tweny gallons by the end of sunday

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Old 04-11-2007, 11:11 PM   #5
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Oct 2005
Oak Grove, Oregon, USA
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I average a batch a month. When I was in California, we would do 2-3 a month, but I can't drink that much myself.
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Old 04-11-2007, 11:14 PM   #6
Apr 2005
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I brew with three primarys and three secondarys.
7.5 gallon primarys and 5 gallon secondarys.
A week in the primary and a week in the secondary,
and then to bottles where a month and the 'stuff' is ready to 'get drunk'.
{Me too}

Capacity is 15 gallons a week and 60 gallons a month.
I can only drink 30! so you can see how it adds up.
Except summer...

This is the last of the brewing season till I 'get me' a freezer,
with above freezing temp. control capacity.
By the first or second week in may I will stop brewing till mid-November.
I will drink my 700 bottles up and drink store bought beer and such.

That is how much I brew, basically as much as I can during cool weather, {except in coon hunting season when we are busy,}
and after till I get the fur all scraped and dried, and then tanned.


Von Knife

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Old 04-11-2007, 11:17 PM   #7
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Oct 2005
Beautiful Beaumont, TX, TEXAS!!!!!!
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I usually try to do 3-5 a month. 5 and 10 gallon batches. I have a few buddies who buy the ingrediants and brew it for them. I stay busy.
Why yes, yes I am a metrosexual!

On taps 1,2&3: Una Mas Cerveza, Ham in a Can, IPA
Primary: XINGU Clone, Rye P.A.
2ndary: Low Gluten IPA, Bourbon Oak Aged Vanilla Porter
Kegged: Sh*tty Orange Hefe, Una Mas Cerveza, Smokin Hot Blonde, Belgian Dubbel
Next up: Una Mas Cerveza, Pecan Pie

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Old 04-12-2007, 12:11 AM   #8
Jan 2007
New York
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I've been doing 1-2 a month. This month I've done 3 so far, and I'm going to do at least one or two more.
Nothing until I figure out if I can make it happen over in the UK.

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Old 04-12-2007, 12:16 AM   #9
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Jan 2005
Clebland, OH
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does stuff i haven't bottled from 06 count as brewed in 07???

if not about forty gallons brewed in 07....
A barrel of malt, a bushel of hops, you stir it around with a stick
The kind of lubrication to make your engine tick

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Old 04-12-2007, 12:16 AM   #10
krispy d
Mar 2007
Old Saybrook CT
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min 2 a month, max 5. total of about 200 gallons last year
On Tap
CT Common Steam Beer
Guest Tap
Old Burnside Ten Penny Ale
Westbrook Porter

Up Next
A big IPA ??

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