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Old 01-06-2009, 09:56 PM   #1
Nov 2008
Pittsburgh, PA
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Hi everybody!

Just wanted to say hello and that I brewed my first all grain today!!!! It is EdWort's Barvarian Hefe (thanks Ed). Everything went pretty smoothly except that according to ProMash, my efficency was low at around 61%. Then it boiled off a little too much and I only had around 4.5 gal in fermenter when I was done. After checking the SG, I was able to top it off with half a gallon of water and hit the SG dead on at 1.052!!! I have some bugs to work out but I really enjoyed doing the All Grain stuff. I'll report when I keg it once it's fermented out!!!!

Thanks to everybody on this site.....I would have never taken the plunge without all the great info here!!!


Sorry I posted in wrong forum. If a moderator could move it it would be appreciated

Reason: Forgot something

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Old 01-07-2009, 01:53 AM   #2
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Feb 2006
Denver, Colorado
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Welcome to HBT ilikebeer22!
Sounds like a very successful first AG batch. Let us know how it turns out.

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Old 01-07-2009, 02:16 AM   #3
Jun 2008
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+1 congratulations! I'm still brewing extract, but it sounds like you had a very successful brew session (and learning about your kettle and boil off)! Hope it turns out well and is a precursor for even better brews!

Wish I had room for AG equip... Happy brewing!
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Old 01-07-2009, 01:21 PM   #4
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+2! Way to go! You're on the learning curve; soon you'll have it all dialed in.


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