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Old 01-12-2012, 07:11 PM   #21
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Great thread and I'm glad I found it since my wife really just doesn't care about my work in the realm of science. Yet she will sure as hell drink it.

I got my CO2 tank and my nitrogen tank filled. I also purchased ingredients for an Irish Red I am brewing tomorrow.

Stout Faucet: Guinness Clone
Faucet 1: Tongue Twister IIPA
Faucet 2: American White
Faucet 3: Wheat #2
Satellite Faucet: Walking Dead Guy Ale
Primary 1/2: Simcoe Pale Ale
Secondary 1/2: What You Do IPA

Upcoming Brews: Belgian Pale Ale

Total gallons brewed: 470 gallons

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Old 01-12-2012, 07:15 PM   #22
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My grain came in for the next two batches after the Trappist I am doing this weekend. I love opening a big heavy box full of freshly crushed grain, sticking my face in it and taking a deep breath.

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Old 01-12-2012, 07:45 PM   #23
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Vowed never to post in threads that are designed to go on forever and ever in a pointless endeavor to fill the Internet with more words.

Oops. Damn.

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Old 01-12-2012, 07:48 PM   #24
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What did I do for beer today? I got stuck in the middle of three long rants at the top of this very forum today. i've earned at least 4 or 5 beers & a dozen shots...
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Old 01-12-2012, 07:58 PM   #25
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I haven't done anything yet, except this post. Later tonight I plan on drinking beer, but to put it into the context, I plan on sampling my latest batch of homebrew, an American IPA. It is almost a full 3 weeks into bottle conditioning. It was quite tasty at 2 weeks.

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Old 01-12-2012, 08:01 PM   #26
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Approved plans for a beer bar.

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Old 01-12-2012, 08:15 PM   #27
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Originally Posted by DrBeer View Post
I took advantage of a little extra room in the autoclave at work and got my plate chiller sterilized for the next batch.
Thats awesome. I'm an ortho. tech. and work in a busy orthopaedic office. If I started putting my brewing stuff in our autoclave I can only imagine the stern talking to I'd get.

I just ordered the ingredients to make Yoopers House Pale Ale.

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Old 01-12-2012, 09:34 PM   #28
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Ordered 2 pounds of hops!

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Old 01-12-2012, 09:43 PM   #29
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I started my last step in my 1056 (wash yeast) starter for tomorrows brew session.
Went to the local dairy and bought eight 5 gallon buckets for $1.50 each.
Stopped at the dollar store and got 4 containers to store my specialty grains.

Tomorrow I hope to get two 15 gallon SS pots. Craigslist buy.

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Old 01-13-2012, 02:04 AM   #30
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Originally Posted by discnjh View Post
read another chapter of designing great beers.
This is an excellent book! I'd recommend it to anyone no matter where they are in their brewing.
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