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Old 01-02-2008, 01:40 AM   #1
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What better way to start off the year than with a batch of beer. Today I brewed a 4 gallon batch of Saison.

Yeast starter is ready to go
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Heating up the strike water
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Mashing in
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Nailed my target temp of 148°
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Heating the sparge water
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To be continued...
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Old 01-02-2008, 01:47 AM   #2
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First runnings
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Nice thing about brewing in such a small space. I can keep an eye on the big screen.
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5 gallons in the kettle. This is where I really need to watch for boil overs
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1st hop addition is ready to go
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sanitizing the equipment
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Old 01-02-2008, 01:52 AM   #3
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Rolling boil
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Chilling the wort
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Remember to aerate
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Pitching the yeast
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4 gallons in the fermentation chamber
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Very smooth brew day with the exception of a leaky wort chiller right at the hose connection. Just tied a rag around the leak and continued on.

Was shooting for an OG of 1.052. ended up at 1.054 which is fine by me.

Have a great brew year everyone!
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Old 01-02-2008, 01:57 AM   #5
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Looks great! My brew day went pretty smooth as well. Cheers!
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Nice Brewtopia!
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Old 01-02-2008, 03:40 AM   #8
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good stuff. for newbies like me i love the picture by picture walkthrough of how different people brew. its pretty much the same process but its cool since everyone has a slightly different take on it
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Old 01-02-2008, 04:50 AM   #9
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Looks good topia, what yeast did you use?
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