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Old 12-07-2007, 04:31 PM   #11
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Dont know if I am actually going to have time this weekend (probably not actually), but next on the agenda is Thomas Jefferson's Ale:

6lb 2-row
4lb wheat
1lb molasses
1.5oz EKG @ 60
1oz EKG @ 10
American Ale Yeast

Probably mash around 152.

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Old 12-07-2007, 04:40 PM   #12
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First lager planned for tomorrow.

Munich Helles:
10.5lb pilsner malt
.5 lb Munich malt
2oz melanoidin malt
1 oz hallertauer 60 min

Simple as that.

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Old 12-07-2007, 05:33 PM   #13
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I've got a hefeweizen planned for tomorrow morning. I'm going to try out the brutus 20 2-pot technique and report back. I'll try to take some pics along the way.
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Old 12-07-2007, 06:07 PM   #15
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A big beer weekend for me, too...

- Brewing an extract Engilsh IPA by myself on Saturday; and
- Having the team over Saturday night to help bottle 10 gallons of holiday porter, and brew 10 gallons of 'special recipe' IPA.

Between the three of us, after this weekend, we will have brewed 25 gallons of beer in less than a week! Cheers to that!

And cheers to everybody's weekend beer projects!
Primary: Bee Cave Pale Ale
Secondary: ~nada~
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Old 12-07-2007, 06:21 PM   #16
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Tomorrow night I'm brewing a SMaSH Lager with some mystery hops of unknown origin that I bought from a witchcraft/herbal shop on eBay.

10# 2 row

3 oz "? Hops" @ 60
3 oz "? Hope" @ 20
3 oz "? Hope" @ 5


Have no idea what to expect from the hops, but I got em for $3.00/# or something close to that.
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Old 12-07-2007, 11:29 PM   #17
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Brewed a Kolsch last night..Yummy...
Spezialisiert auf Deutsch Lagerbier...
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Old 12-08-2007, 06:47 AM   #18
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I am planning a Sunday afternoon brew (company Christmas party Saturday night)

New Belgium Fat Tire clone:

BeerSmith Recipe Printout -
Recipe: Fat Tire Clone
Brewer: Superior Brew
TYPE: All Grain

Recipe Specifications
Batch Size: 11.00 gal
Boil Size: 12.59 gal
Estimated OG: 1.047 SG
Estimated Color: 11.5 SRM
Estimated IBU: 18.6 IBU
Brewhouse Efficiency: 75.00 %
Boil Time: 60 Minutes

Amount Item Type % or IBU
8 lbs Munich Malt (9.0 SRM) Grain 42.11 %
8 lbs Pale Malt (2 Row) US (2.0 SRM) Grain 42.11 %
1 lbs Biscuit Malt (23.0 SRM) Grain 5.26 %
1 lbs Caramel/Crystal Malt - 80L (80.0 SRM) Grain 5.26 %
1 lbs Victory Malt (25.0 SRM) Grain 5.26 %
1.00 oz Northern Brewer [8.50 %] (60 min) Hops 13.0 IBU
1.50 oz Hallertauer Hersbrucker [4.00 %] (14 min)Hops 4.8 IBU
1.00 oz Williamette [5.50 %] (2 min) Hops 0.8 IBU
1 Pkgs Wyeast 1792 Fat Tire Ale Yeast Yeast-Ale

Mash Schedule: Single Infusion, Medium Body
Total Grain Weight: 19.00 lb
Single Infusion, Medium Body
Step Time Name Description Step Temp
60 min Mash In Add 23.75 qt of water at 165.9 F 154.0 F
10 min Mash Out Add 13.30 qt of water at 196.6 F 168.0 F
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Old 12-08-2007, 07:00 AM   #19
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i was planning on brewing the 888 ris on sunday but work hath interfered and i won't make it to the lhbs tomorrow for ingredients
primary1 :UTOPIA BABY(still searching for it)
secondary:middling bastard ipa
kegged:simcoe blonde, crystal pale ale, yellow jacket golden ale, lemon shandy blonde

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grains in pounds(G) X 36(average points per gallon of grains) / batch size in gallons(g) = maximum efficiency(ME)
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Old 12-08-2007, 04:07 PM   #20
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Wit went off well...shortest brew day yet, and I still juggled the youngin' for an hour or so during the mash, so I'm really pleased in that regard. I didn't get smashed, either, so that's probably the reason everything was smooth.

Finally got my bastard chiller to work since acquiring the Petsmart wort wizard. worked after I fixed the loose connection I didn't see for 20 minutes

Worst efficiency yet, though: 62%. But I'm not too's a Wit.

Also thanks to O'Flannagain as I used his method to make some clear candi sugar. Never let it solidify though, but I don't think that's a real issue.

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