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Old 01-15-2012, 03:09 AM   #1
klay23
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2 weeks in primary/secondary, 1 week in keg, not too bad considering. A little lite on the carbonation but fairly close to the fat tire it was supposed to be cloned after.

Thanks for all the help, some of the tips I've read here will help on the next brews for sure. Never realized how fermentation and steeping temps were so important. But I'm learning, and I can drink my first brew and my wife is also. I think she's a little nuts causes she's been my guinea pig tester all along, even the samples. Haha. Next brew soon will be for her though.



 
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Old 01-15-2012, 03:12 AM   #2
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my swmbo tastes with me first and last hydrometer samples as well as thefirst glass off the keg. congrats on the good first brew!



 
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Old 01-15-2012, 03:16 AM   #3
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Haha, not sure if it's good, but not bad. But it's drinkable. Gotta get some more tasters soon.

 
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Old 01-15-2012, 05:11 AM   #4
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Congratulations amigo! my first brew is being bottled tomorrow! can't wait. Only crapper is that I have to wait 3 more weeks to drink it! AGH! :P but I'll most likely pull them out for the superbowl anyways, especially for when the Patriots win it
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Old 01-15-2012, 05:33 AM   #5
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Congrats!!!!! Now get brewing another one!!
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Primary 1- BM's Cream of three crops.
Primary 2- Paleface Scalper
Primary 3- Monks Reward (Kreuzberg)
Kegged - Honey Badger, Heady topper clone 1, Indian Paleface Scalper
Bottled- Skeptical Dog winter Lager, Hell's Belgian, Old Dutch Hiefer Hefe,Aphlewein, Chocolate Thunder porter, Jacked up lantern

 
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Old 01-15-2012, 06:26 AM   #6
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Congrats! There is no turning back now, so brew moar beer!

 
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Old 01-15-2012, 07:51 AM   #7
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First brew is in a keg?! Hardcore! Hope it's great!

 
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Old 01-15-2012, 12:43 PM   #8
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Enjoy! It will go way to fast, so as others said, get going on the next one. I hope you left out the vodka and milk.
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Old 01-15-2012, 01:57 PM   #9
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Enjoy! It will go way to fast, so as others said, get going on the next one. .
Yes - there is never enough (as I learned this past Christmas and New Years )..so make some plans for bottle storage or a kegerator...

Congrats on the first brew..
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Old 01-15-2012, 03:54 PM   #10
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First brew is in a keg?! Hardcore! Hope it's great!
First 5 gallon, haha. Did a 1 gallon kit a few months back and decided to go for it.



 
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