Couldnt help myself - I cracked my FIRST brew... - Page 2 - Home Brew Forums
Home Brew Forums > Home Brewing Beer > Beginners Beer Brewing Forum > Couldnt help myself - I cracked my FIRST brew...

Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old 12-27-2008, 02:58 AM   #11
winzerz
Recipes 
 
Nov 2008
San Antonio, Texas
Posts: 250

ya I know I only have 24 12 oz er's left from my first batch + one 22 ozer

I am gonna let age a bit



__________________
Put your hands in the air and step away from that Fermentor

Primary:

Other Primary: Hanks Hefe Weizen

Bottled: Scotish Ale 80/-

 
Reply With Quote
Old 12-27-2008, 03:00 AM   #12
Gonefishing
Recipes 
 
Oct 2008
Lowell, MA - Massachusetts
Posts: 774
Liked 33 Times on 27 Posts


Oh, you think you are impatient waiting for those bottles, just imagine how quickly you can drink your brew when you KNOW it's there on draft! Something special about draft beer at home... I highly reccomend it!


__________________
In Primary: Apfelwein
In Primary 2: Shaggy Brown Ale
In Primary 3:Nothing
In Secondary: Empty
In Keg: Snowy Mountain APA (kicked), Nameless Pale Ale
My Blog: http://kking.wordpress.com/


 
Reply With Quote
Old 12-27-2008, 03:31 AM   #13
Panzermann
Recipes 
 
Dec 2008
In a bowl of Hops
Posts: 302
Liked 6 Times on 5 Posts


Congrats!

I can't wait until my pipeline is 100%...so far I have one in bottles and 2 in secondary and I did a DFH 60 Clone tonight so it is in Primary.
__________________
folgen Sie die Reinheitsgebot oder die Deutschen reinheit gesetz?


***No longer have time to keep up with all my batches***


Quote:
Originally Posted by Revvy View Post
I would love to find a loooong oldschool baster though, mine is a little short

 
Reply With Quote
Old 12-27-2008, 03:58 AM   #14
JoeMama
Recipes 
 
Nov 2008
Posts: 1,202
Liked 5 Times on 5 Posts


Yeah man, my pipeline is working on becoming complete as well. I have an empty primary (shudder) and I am trying to decide what I am going to brew next to fill it.

I initially LOLed when I saw your avatar as I thought it was Peter North holding up a mug of tasty brew.
-Me
__________________
Ergo Bibo Sum - I drink, therefore I am.

Eggo Bibo Sum - I drink, therefore I waffle.

 
Reply With Quote
Old 12-27-2008, 11:54 AM   #15
earthad1
Recipes 
 
Dec 2008
New-Brunswick, Canada
Posts: 53

Congrats on the brew!!! I'm still patiently waiting for my brown ale to clear in secondary. Its been there since December 14 (2 weeks tomorrow) and I have a batch of "Continental Pilsner" fermenting in primary (been bubbling for about 60 hours now).

I'm planning on leaving the brown ale in secondary for 1 more week, then bottle. That will give the Continental Pilsner a good 10+ days in primary before I rack over to secondary.

Congrats again on you brew.

 
Reply With Quote
Old 12-27-2008, 02:39 PM   #16
fratermus
Recipes 
 
Feb 2008
75081
Posts: 1,188
Liked 3 Times on 2 Posts


That looks tastey; well done!

 
Reply With Quote
Old 12-27-2008, 03:23 PM   #17
kornbread
Recipes 
 
May 2008
Mayodan, NC
Posts: 389
Liked 5 Times on 4 Posts


Congrats on your 1st!

Keep brewing and build yourself up a pipeline of beer. My brother came by a couple of weeks ago and looked in my "beer room" and said: "Man, you need to get started drinking some of this stuff."

 
Reply With Quote
Old 12-27-2008, 03:41 PM   #18
chase
 
chase's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Aug 2007
Urbana, IL
Posts: 370
Liked 2 Times on 2 Posts


Quote:
Originally Posted by JoeMama View Post
Damn it!! Its now taking me everything to leave the rest alone and not drink them!! I need to get more than one batch going at a time so I can have more than one brew to 'sample' (over and over)
-Me
And that is why homebrewing is the second form of alcohol addiction. Once you start, you can't stop. Congratulations.

I've been homebrewin' for about two years, I try to keep my pipeline full, but I still get anxious when a beer is about done. One thing I do that helps, is to go to the liquor store and buy some new beers I've never had before. That way I can keep my mind off the unfinished beer and simultaneously get ideas for my next brew.

Enjoy your new addiction.
__________________
1 #1: RIS
1 #2: -
2 #1: Flanders Red (2009)
2 #2: Lambic (2009)
2 #3: Flanders Red (2010)
2 #4: Lambic (2010)
2 #5: Old Ale

 
Reply With Quote
Old 12-27-2008, 04:15 PM   #19
TysonWD
Recipes 
 
Dec 2008
Fairborn, OH
Posts: 24

Congrats!

Its been 3 weeks since I started my first batch, and I'm gonna bottle today. I can't wait!




Tyson

 
Reply With Quote
Old 01-09-2009, 02:51 PM   #20
TexasStu
Recipes 
 
Dec 2008
S.E. Texas
Posts: 216

I opened my first one last night (24 oz). I hate to admit to bottling 3 at 1 week in primary but I wanted to have something to compare to. Still have about 5 gallons sitting in the primary which I will probably bottle tonight.
It was GOOD. No. It was DAMN GOOD. Yes, it was under-carbed (but still made a 1" head on a tipped pint glass) and it could be a lot better BUT I am very satisfied with the progress so far. It was all I could do to not bust out the others.
I have a couple I am going to bring with me to our monthly poker tournament tomorrow night (which is the main reason I bottled a few early). I have a couple of good friends who are going to get a 'taste' of what is to come.
My 'plan' is to bottle tonight (should get ~26 24oz btls) so I can clean the fermenter and do a sanitize-soak tonight and start the AHS Blue Moon clone tomorrow in Fermenter 1. Yes, quite exciting!


__________________
TexasStu

Owner/Operator of Stupour Brewing

Primary 1: Empty
Primary 2: Coopers Australian Pale Ale
Secondary Keg (room temp.):
Kegged:
Bottled: AHS Blue Moon Belgian White
On Deck: "Cascading Coopers Pale Ale"
& All-In! Winner's Choice Pale Ale.
2009 Total gallons = 53

 
Reply With Quote
Reply
Thread Tools


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
i just cracked open the first bottle of my first AG brew... krausenmustache General Beer Discussion 2 05-23-2009 05:08 AM
Just cracked my first brew... stevecaaster Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 19 12-02-2007 03:06 AM
OK, I couldnt wait and I cheated. trainfever Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 15 10-29-2007 03:09 PM
Cracked open my first brew today! Danny013 Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 6 09-20-2007 03:17 PM
Cracked first ever brew tonight. cwb124 Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 10 02-12-2007 04:46 PM


Forum Jump