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Old 01-05-2013, 05:41 PM   #81
Nov 2011
Twin Lakes, WI
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I made a melomel with about 25# of mixed fruit.
Aurė Entuluva! Day shall come again!

Sheldon: If its a brew day, its a good day

raptorvan: it makes the beer so silky smooth its like drinking a glass of giggling angels.

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Old 01-05-2013, 06:06 PM   #82
Oct 2009
Cincinnati, OH
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Made a Coppers English Bitter (don't be a hater yet..!!!:O) Did a partial mash with 1.5# 2row and some biscuit malt & Carapils & Crystal60 (150gram total {50grams each}). Boiled everything (wort, Coopers Hop LME, and 500grams of Coopers Light Dry Malt) for 20min with 0.5oz of East Kent Golding in about 1.25 gal of liquid..
Topped everything to 5gal and used Notty for yeast..

This was the 1st beer I ever made about 4yrs ago,, Do the same brew every year to remember where I started and how far I have come..

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Old 01-05-2013, 06:25 PM   #83
Nov 2012
Altoona, PA
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I just picked up the ingredients to do a Red Ale in my new fermenter. I also just bottled a winter ale that should be ready to sample next Sunday.

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Old 01-05-2013, 06:40 PM   #84
Dec 2011
Jonesborough, TN
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Just beginning a Bourbon Dubbel (Brooklyn Brewshop Kit). Using Four Roses to soak the oak chips.

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Old 01-05-2013, 06:44 PM   #85
Oct 2012
Brunswick, Maryland
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I'll be brewing a black ipa/cda tomorrow. Second batch on my own, third overall. Hopefully it'll be as good as the first two brews.

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Old 01-06-2013, 09:47 PM   #86
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Dec 2011
Grand Ledge, MI
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Just put a happy bucket of Saison in the fermentation chamber. Happy 2013!!
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Zombie yeast wants graaaaaaaiiins!!!!!!
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Old 01-07-2013, 12:56 AM   #87
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May 2012
Atlanta Area, GA
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My first beer of 2013, and the last at my current residence.. So it's a bit of bittersweet, yet exciting brew for me.

It's gonna be a basic grist for an IIPA.. 2row/Munich/Vienna/C40, and then 3/4# of hops for a 5g batch.

Chinook, Amarillo, Simcoe, Cascade, Citra all together in there... Should round out around 8.25% ABV, and 85 IBU's.

About to put it into the fermenter now after I've let it sit from cooling/whirlpooling.

9oz of hops in the boil, with 3oz to go for dry hopping.
Bubba's Backyard Brewery

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Old 01-07-2013, 01:08 AM   #88
Jan 2013
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I'm brand-new to this and diving into a Kolsch.

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Old 01-07-2013, 01:08 AM   #89
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Newark, DE
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My first brew of 2013 and ever is a Grand Cru! Brewed on 1/3/13 can't wait to try it. Everything looks great so far! Happy 2013!

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Old 01-07-2013, 01:16 PM   #90
Nov 2011
Milford, MA
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smoked baltic porter yesterday

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