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View Poll Results: Hardest part of homebrewing
Recipe creation 3 3.33%
The boil 2 2.22%
Racking 1 1.11%
Cleaning up 16 17.78%
Bottling 8 8.89%
Sanitizing 16 17.78%
Priming 2 2.22%
Temperature control 3 3.33%
Sparging / Mashing 0 0%
Waiting patiently ffor it to finish 39 43.33%
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Old 11-01-2005, 08:21 PM   #41
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For me it's bottling. But now I transfer to the keg, prime, gently stir, then draw off ten 500ml bottles and put them aside to mature...and the keg, well it doesn't get to mature too long!

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Old 11-02-2005, 07:25 AM   #42
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Default Informing friends you do not have any

Brew a good beer and people want it all, you calculate it will take 10 gallons to hand out enough, but you only have 4 gallons.

The hard part is telling people you don't have any more!

A runner up is bottling.
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Old 11-02-2005, 07:30 AM   #43
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Originally Posted by DeRoux's Broux
try a wallpaper tray for racking canes and long tubes. i use a 5 gallon bucket, fill it with sanitizer, and keep it all day while i brew. anything already cleaned, gets put into the bucket until i need it, or when i'm done cleaning up.
I do the same. A 5 Gallon outside and a one gallon next to the sink, both full of sanitiser. After I use something I rinse it, leave it in the bucket and just give it a quick rinse if I need it again or before I put it away. By the end of my brew I don't have that much to clean.
Have a beer on me.
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