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Old 11-14-2012, 05:52 PM   #2331
Oct 2012
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Checked the temps on my Winter Dark Ale which is happily fermenting for a week now and checked on my Oktoberfest which as been in the fermenter for three weeks and will be bottled Saturday Afternoon.
Happy Brewing Y'all!
Drinking: Natty Greene Nut Brown Ale,Albert's Atomic Altbier, Cowgirl Honey Light

Carbonating/Conditioning:Chocolate Porter, Old Devil Nut Brown Ale, Cape Fear Pale Ale Classic American Light1776 Lager
Fermenting: Diablo IPA, Black Forest Stout, Hellfire Red Ale
On Deck: Bewitched Amber Ale

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Old 11-14-2012, 09:39 PM   #2332
Jan 2012
Missoula, Montana
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Bought the grains and hops at my LHBS for an Amber brew this weekend. They were all out of the Wyeast 1318 that I wanted though but said it will be in tomorrow. So I'll be going back now.

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Old 11-14-2012, 10:10 PM   #2333
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Oct 2012
Near Atlantic City, NJ
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Checked SG of my Irish Red Ale which has been in primary 14 days. Down to 1.014. I'll check it again in a couple days.
Primary#1: Currently Empty
Primary#2: Currently Empty
Primary#3: Currently Empty
Bottle Conditioning: Currently Nothing
Kegged: Empty
Drinking: Bourbon
On Deck: Unknown

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Old 11-14-2012, 11:17 PM   #2334
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Wilsonville, OR
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Went to Stienbarts, milled my grain, bought some hops, LDME and hop bags...need to find Pacman elsewhere I guess.
"Dad, Bob broke your beer!"

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Old 11-15-2012, 12:59 AM   #2335
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Sep 2012
Manassas, VA
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Racked 5 gallons of another Evil twin IPA batch, along with 5 gallons of a Dead Ringer IPA.

The color on the Dead Ringer was beautiful, slight hint of red to it.

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Old 11-15-2012, 06:53 AM   #2336
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Jan 2012
Fairbanks, Alaska
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Watched several reruns of Brewing TV while on the treadmill, and am currently sampling a saison from the new brewery in time. Also had to sneak another sample of the galaxy pale ale (I even took another hydrometer reading to try to convince myself it was necessary).

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Old 11-15-2012, 03:19 PM   #2337
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I broke with tradition & had a beer to take my pill this morning. Fllowed that with some chicken ramen. Still got some cleaning & sanitizing to get done. Too bad business got in the way of the money for a Christmas brew.
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Old 11-15-2012, 08:57 PM   #2338
Sep 2012
Silver Spring, MD
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OK meant to post this on Saturday but I was too busy:

Completed my entire brew cycle in one day--

- Went to the LHBS and bought ingredients for my spiced Christmas Ale
- Brewed my Christmas ale
- Transferred my Doppelweizenbock to secondary--it tasted delicious.
- Washed and sanitized three cases of bottles
- Racked my foreign extra dry stout from the secondary and bottled--it also tasted delicious

This is what happens when you leave home for three weeks on a business trip and have two brews going while you're gone!

Already trying to figure out what I should brew next...

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Old 11-15-2012, 11:40 PM   #2339
Apr 2012
st louis, MO
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Been a while since I posted anything, but here goes: Brewed and Bottled a Chocolate Stout named Chocolate Santa in bottles a week now, probably won't try even one until Christmas. Also brewed and Bottled a Maple Porter with a recipe from another beer site, that just bottle on Monday. Brewing my first Clone Beer, a Red Hook ESB but didn't have enough Tettnanger for Bittering so used some Willamette that I had on hand, also first time using tap water filtered with a PUR filter for the Brew. Hope this works out. Wish me Luck.

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Old 11-16-2012, 12:03 AM   #2340
Apr 2012
Richland, WA
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Checked gravity on a Spice Ale and an Imperial IPA
Cleaned a dozen kegs (1/2bbl size)
Updated inventory
Created a hop degredation chart
Ordered grain
Ordered hops

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