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Old 09-03-2012, 11:23 PM   #1
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My beautiful Caribou Slobber from Northern Brewer! My grandmother used to brew beer all the time. Now I've picked it up and here is my first. It's only been five days so far and I thoroughly enjoy checking my carboy every day.

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Old 09-04-2012, 05:05 AM   #2
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It has begun! I too enjoy checking on my fermentors regularly. I especially enjoy the relaxing sound of a blow off tube chugging away. There's something very relaxing about it. That's really cool that your grandmother use to brew. You should see if there are any recipes that she had. Welcome to the hobby.
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Old 09-07-2012, 01:44 PM   #3
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Looking good! Remember to keep it out of direct sunlight as much as possible though.
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Old 09-08-2012, 02:36 AM   #4
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So I just moved the slobber to secondary. Smells and tastes like beer, a little weak tasting but i feel that is simply because i am not used to drinking flat beer. 1.023 gravity. I just bought my hydrometer today and a summer wheat kit that was on "sale."
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Old 09-09-2012, 02:16 AM   #5
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Ok just brewed my second beer. It is the summer ale I wrote about. Here they are side by side. I love the color difference!
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Old 09-09-2012, 10:52 PM   #6
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It's bubbling away!
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Old 09-13-2012, 04:44 PM   #7
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My kreusen on the summer ale is just about gone now. The caribou slobber is nice dark and resting in the secondary.just about gone through my blue moon pumpkin ale from the store.i'm gonna buy some shipyard pumpkin head next.by the time i'm done that bottling day will have come and gone! I can't wait!

 
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Old 09-13-2012, 06:12 PM   #8
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Another happy home brewer.
(a.k.a. he's hooked!)
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Old 09-15-2012, 04:36 AM   #9
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woooo!

 
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Old 09-16-2012, 02:15 PM   #10
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There is a new love brewing in those fermenters! I know when I brewed my first batch I new I was hooked so I brewed my second batch the next day. They only get better and you have more fun each time.
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