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Old 12-02-2012, 06:39 AM   #2471
Oct 2012
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Ordered kits for my next two batches + caps.

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Old 12-02-2012, 06:43 AM   #2472
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Jan 2010
Austin, TX
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Threw in dry hops for my two IPAs
"There is no strong beer, only weak men"
"Pretty women make us BUY beer, ugly women make us DRINK beer" - Al Bundy
"Give a man a beer, he'll drink for a day. Teach a man to brew, he'll be drunk for the rest of his life."

Primary: Viking Metal, Berliner Weisse
Kegged: Oaked English Mild, Modus Hoperandi
Bottled: None
Notable Empties: Oaked Black IIPA, BBK I, Red IIPA, Burning Bush, Apophis "The Destroyer", Vanilla Porter
On-Deck: Hobbit Ale, The Titan BW, Ale of Olympus

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Old 12-02-2012, 03:41 PM   #2473
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Sep 2012
Waco, TX
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Cleaned up a huge blow off from yesterdays brew. Thank goodness for blow off tubes.
"Always do sober what you said you'd do drunk. That will teach you to keep your mouth shut." ~Ernest Hemingway

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Old 12-02-2012, 08:39 PM   #2474
May 2010
Stewartstown, PA
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Building a 1/2" diamter pvC header for rinsing 16 bottles at a time after I clean them with Oxyclean and brush.....I can just hook up the hose and let it run as long as i want and they will rinse....as opposed to filling each bottle individually then dumping.....3 times like I usually do.

Reminder to self.........buy kegs and start kegging.....
EVERYONE is entitled to my opinion!
Primary: None
Secondary: Chocolate milk Stout
Upcoming Brews: Dusseldorf Alt
Kegged: Biermuncher Centenniel Blonde

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Old 12-02-2012, 08:46 PM   #2475
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Oct 2012
Kalamazoo, MI
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I brewed 10 gallons of Jami's Blonde Ale recipe from Brewing Classic Styles. This increases my pipeline to 40 gallons. One more brew session to get to my goal of 50 gallons on stand by. Then I just have to maintain it.

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Old 12-03-2012, 01:19 AM   #2476
Oct 2011
Oklahoma City, OK
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Brewed Brewer's Best Holiday Ale. I nailed the SG at 1.070. I felt pretty good since it was only my second batch working with grains. Before that was pre hopped extract kits.
Damn Yankee Brewery

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Old 12-03-2012, 01:22 AM   #2477
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Nov 2011
Branford, CT
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Brewed a 3 gallon batch of Sierra Nevada Celebration... it was supposed to be a 5 gallon batch but i severely underestimated my volumes when using my new kettle... my sight glass lied to me

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Old 12-03-2012, 05:16 AM   #2478
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Apr 2012
Montgomery, IL
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Transferred my 411 Ale to secondary and took a gravity reading (read that taste test) and found everything going well on the second batch of this very popular homebrew. Happy, happy, happy.
Life can be Painless
When you're Brainless

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Old 12-04-2012, 06:02 AM   #2479
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Dec 2011
Mesa, AZ
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Took a gravity sample of my IIPA and am pleased I got down to 1.014 from 1.074. Drank the sample then added close to 4ozs dry-hop. At 8%, it's damn smooth, even with 117 heavenly ibu. Can't wait till it's done cause I want more!
No yeast, no beer. No beer, no civilization. Therefore, we really have yeast to thank for all our modern-day conveniences and tasty beer

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Old 12-04-2012, 06:45 AM   #2480
Feb 2012
San Diego, Ca
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Took a gravity sample of my Jubelale. Really noticed the difference in fg when mashing at higher temps. This one mashed at 158F and dropped to 1.02 from 1.064
Normally I mash 154F and can get my fg down to 1.012

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