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Old 01-25-2013, 03:27 AM   #11
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Old 01-25-2013, 04:08 AM   #12
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11 gallons of Kolsch yesterday


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Old 01-25-2013, 04:19 AM   #13
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Fired up an English Dark Ale yesterday afternoon !
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Old 01-25-2013, 12:51 PM   #14
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I used to when I was doing extract batches. Now that I'm doing all grain it takes a bit longer and is a bit more involved so I haven't done a mid-week batch yet.
I've been doing my all grain BIAB. It only takes the mash time more than I spent on extract or even close to the same with steeping grains since my grains are ground pretty fine and I don't really have to mash for the full hour. I tried one on Tuesday with a 30 minute mash and I think that will be fine. About 3 1/2 hours total from starting to assemble equipment and grains from my basement to the main floor to having everything cleaned and put away in the basement again. I started BIAB to see if I would want to invest in the equipment to do the conventional mash tun/lauter/sparge and decided I liked the simplicity so much I stuck with it.

 
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Old 01-25-2013, 07:21 PM   #15
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I've been doing my all grain BIAB. It only takes the mash time more than I spent on extract or even close to the same with steeping grains since my grains are ground pretty fine and I don't really have to mash for the full hour. I tried one on Tuesday with a 30 minute mash and I think that will be fine. About 3 1/2 hours total from starting to assemble equipment and grains from my basement to the main floor to having everything cleaned and put away in the basement again. I started BIAB to see if I would want to invest in the equipment to do the conventional mash tun/lauter/sparge and decided I liked the simplicity so much I stuck with it.
Likewise! I don't think I'll change from BIAB to the standard AG anytime soon...

I often brew on Tuesdays as my SWMBO is at work and I teach on the other weekdays.
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Old 01-25-2013, 10:00 PM   #16
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I work shift work, so I'm usually brewing on a Thursday or Friday. My brewing buddy just changed to a new work schedule, so we will be able to brew together on Fridays. Just yesterday I did a 2.5 gallon batch of Black Coffe RyePA.

 
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Old 01-25-2013, 10:32 PM   #17
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Just brewed today, 5.5 gallon batch of an English Pale Ale. Had to beat the cold, its going to drop to -15 tonight and the propane tanks dont work real well in that cold!!

 
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Old 01-25-2013, 10:36 PM   #18
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I brewed Tuesday and am brewing a porter right now.

 
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Old 01-26-2013, 03:08 PM   #19
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I also brewed Thursday. Turned out to be a long day as I went 12:00 to 7:00 including cleanup, but the Vanilla Bourbon Porter is perking away now. I also infused the vanilla bean in whiskey, and got my kegs (Brewing Elements) and fridge conversion kit (Birdman) in and this will my first kegging experience in over 10 years!
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Old 01-26-2013, 07:08 PM   #20
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I usually brew Thursday nights because the wife and kids are out of the house. Brewed up a doppelbock this week.



 
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