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Old 12-21-2012, 03:43 PM   #1
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As in what is your ingredient stockpile.

I could make around 250 gallons of average gravity, heavily hopped beer.




 
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Old 12-21-2012, 03:45 PM   #2
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I'd be lucky to get 10gal right now. I try to minimize my brewing footprint, so having a bunch of grain on hand would take up more room than I have. I'm also low on yeast. But hops are one thing that I don't lack.


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Old 12-21-2012, 03:47 PM   #3
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none...the world ended...

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Old 12-21-2012, 03:50 PM   #4
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I could brew about 50 gallons with my grain stock, unfortunately my hops stock is low, but a lightly hopped beer such as a saison, I might be able to squeeze 20 gallons. I have plenty of yeast.
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Old 12-21-2012, 03:53 PM   #5
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none...the world ended...
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Ok, if civilization broke down. Other than some strange catastrophic event like an asteroid, It would take time for the world to truly "end"

 
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Old 12-21-2012, 04:23 PM   #6
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Ok, if civilization broke down. Other than some strange catastrophic event like an asteroid, It would take time for the world to truly "end"
have you been hitting the Eisbock this morning?
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Old 12-21-2012, 04:29 PM   #7
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I figure I have supplies for about 25 gallons of 3.5% to 4.5% abv beers. None of them would be hop monsters but for potable hydration and for extra calories I think this would be of great use.
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Old 12-21-2012, 04:46 PM   #8
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Yeah... for low to normal ABV beers (say 2 lb / gal grain bills) I have hops and grain for up to 50 gallons. 2 sacks take up a lot more room than you'd think.

Carbonation would be more of a problem. . . time to invest in that 20 lb CO2 cylinder, I guess!! (Or get some small casks).
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Old 12-21-2012, 04:46 PM   #9
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I could make about 400 gallons if I didn't make any really hoppy IPA's.


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