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Old 11-17-2012, 04:01 AM   #11
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Nice day here today. Calling for near 50 tomorrow. Doesn't seem like Nov. yea Bears still suck!
Hey Cheesehed we use to be neighbors!! I use to live in Eleva, just south of Eau Claire. Now I'm about an hour south of there

 
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Old 11-17-2012, 04:12 AM   #12
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Hey Cheesehed we use to be neighbors!! I use to live in Eleva, just south of Eau Claire. Now I'm about an hour south of there
I'm actually in Fall Creek. Figured nobody could find it on a map. LOL. You in Black River Area?

 
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Old 11-17-2012, 11:18 PM   #13
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47º right now and loving it. The ground water is nice and cold for wort chilling, and the bugs are all gone. Perfect brewing weather.
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Old 11-19-2012, 05:46 AM   #14
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I moved to an electric rig in the basement after my first winter in the north. When spit goes *thunk* its time to consider brewing inside.

 
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Old 11-19-2012, 06:36 AM   #15
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Still a little warm here to do anything more than 2 batches a month. Looking forward to the prime brewing season. I don't ice fish.. so brewing is my winter sport.

 
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Old 11-19-2012, 12:40 PM   #16
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I'm in CT here also, just got the jeans out of the attic last week. Try to get to Veterans Day in shorts every year.

 
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Old 11-19-2012, 01:15 PM   #17
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Brewing doesn't start to get to be a pain until about 20F. At that point I move the mash to the kitchen and the boil to the patio right outside the back door.

My wife was pleased when I repaired the patio blocks that had come loose over time. Little does she know that I only patched it up so my BK will sit level this winter... MMWHUAHAHAHAH!!!

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Old 11-19-2012, 06:38 PM   #18
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I don't mind the colder temps - IF there isn't wind with 'em. Cold and windy will find me waiting for a better day to brew.

Yesterday was a spectacular November day here, bright blue sky, coolish but wind-free. I easily knocked out a pair of brews before the Patriots game started, an IPA with my home-grown Chinook, Cascade and Centennial hops, and a 1.116 OG imperial chocolate honey stout that I've split a gallon from to put on a feeding schedule to see where it ends up. I love science experiments!

Cheers!

 
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Old 11-19-2012, 06:43 PM   #19
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Im in my garage brewing right now and its 42 degrees. Only hit a high of 53 today here in VA. Unbearable. Had to put on a jacket. (fist bump any Canadians out there)

We should brew together one day, I'm right next door in Orange...
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Old 11-19-2012, 08:27 PM   #20
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One brew day last year, the garden hose had frozen and I nearly couldn't use my CFC.

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