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Old 04-25-2013, 03:08 AM   #1
Mar 2012
West Des Moines, Iowa
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I have five gallons of Russian Imperial Stout, five gallons of Oatmeal Stout, five gallons of Belgian Golden Strong and five gallons of Schwartzbier in fermenters in various stages of maturity. Wife and I finished last two homebrews last night. Twenty gallons and soonest its ready is three weeks.

Anybody else do this to themselves?

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Old 04-25-2013, 03:24 AM   #2
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Dec 2012
Bastrop, TX
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15 gallons in various stages here and just popped the last bottle of our own

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Old 04-25-2013, 03:25 AM   #3
Jan 2013
Streamwood, Il
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All the time. I cant keep up with the brewing vrs the drinking.

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Old 04-25-2013, 03:26 AM   #4
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San Diego, CA
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Yea, before our kickstarter party we had 40 gallons fermenting and another 40 gallons carbonating.
I can't be arsed to keep up this list of what's in the fermenters, but hey, check out the cool brewery I own! .. ..

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Old 04-25-2013, 05:32 AM   #5
Dec 2011
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I always seem to have more than I can drink. You're welcome to pop over and give me a hand.

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Old 04-25-2013, 08:47 AM   #6
Jan 2012
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I'm about there, have 8 beers left in bottles, 5 gallons in the fermenter, 3 gallons of apfelwein conditioning, and 5 gallons of fizzy yellow in tap a draft bottles that are earmarked for a party next month. Those 8 are not going to last until I bottle my fermenting batch. Going to have to get a case of something to bridge the gap.

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Old 04-25-2013, 09:43 AM   #7
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It happens quite often. In the Spring and Late Fall it's hard to get time to brew because of other responsibilities. I'm down to a half keg that we are currently finishing off. I have a Saison that will get kegged in about three weeks. In Secondary I have a Foreign Extra Stout going with Brett C (ready in August or September). I also have a Wee Heavy (ready in October) and an IIPA (Ready when I just can't wait anymore, but I'd like to hold it until October) aging in kegs and an Old Ale aging in bottles that will be ready sometime after October. It looks like October will be a great month, but we aren't anywhere close to October.
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Old 04-25-2013, 10:16 AM   #8
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Aug 2011
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Originally Posted by AgentHubcap View Post
I always seem to have more than I can drink. You're welcome to pop over and give me a hand.
Me Too!

I guess that is one advantage of living around BMC drinkers!
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Old 04-25-2013, 10:57 AM   #9
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Great choices for beer!!
Before i shutdown my keezer for the move I had an RIS, Scharzbier, and Strong Scotch Ale on tap.
Love the schwarzbier!

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Old 04-25-2013, 11:13 AM   #10
Jul 2012
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I'm almost in that same boat. About half a dozen bottles left and only brewing this afternoon. I am brewing three 6 gallon batches this week though, with a possibility of a few small test batches.

The soonest my pipeline will be alive again is around 4 weeks.
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