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Old 11-25-2008, 06:15 PM   #1
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I did my first AG yesterday--a small batch stovetop jobbie--and it came out perfectly. I mean I hit my OG right on the button. The only hitch in all of it was that even though I had my sparge water near 198 (as per Beersmith), adding the grains to it brought the temperature down to 160 and I had to turn the gas on under my sparge pot for a bit. Otherwise, everything went as promised, including the easy cleanup--much easier than cleaning up after an extract batch. I highly, highly recommend this to people who want to explore all-grain.

So, thanks to Deathbrewer for his tutorial, and to Yooperbrew for encouraging me to do it and giving me some last-minute coaching in chat. Long live HBT.com.


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Congrats on the success. Wasn't all that hard, was it?


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Old 11-25-2008, 06:45 PM   #3
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So, thanks to Deathbrewer for his tutorial, and to Yooperbrew for encouraging me to do it and giving me some last-minute coaching in chat. Long live HBT.com.


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OH NO! You didn't really listen to anything either of those two had to say did you?!?! They don't know a thing about brewing. They are just post-whores!

hehehe J/K

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The only problem I've had with going AG is becoming an equipment whore. I want too damn much!

Congrats on the first AG!
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Glad to hear it worked out so well for you! That's great. Make sure you let us know how this beer turns out!
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OH NO! You didn't really listen to anything either of those two had to say did you?!?! They don't know a thing about brewing. They are just post-whores!

hehehe J/K

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glad i could help...always nice to see a positive impact from the spread of information!
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I can totally understanding you for thanking Yooper......But DB!? Seriously!! ....Nah!!! You jest!!
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