What Brewing this Memorial Day Weekend? - Home Brew Forums
Register Now For Free!

Home Brew Forums > Home Brewing Beer > General Beer Discussion > What Brewing this Memorial Day Weekend?

Thread Tools
Old 05-26-2006, 09:47 PM   #1
Brewsmith's Avatar
Aug 2005
Torrance, CA
Posts: 6,252
Liked 64 Times on 59 Posts

After over a month of inactivity, ther brewery is up and running again with a double brew weekend. I'll be brewing the bitter on sunday and the smoked porter on monday! These are going to be the first brews in the kegerator!
Fermenting:#160 Apollo/Calypso Pale Ale
Kegged:#153 Old Helicon Barleywine 2013, #157 Irish Red, #158 Mosaic IPA, #159 Bravo/Delta ESB
Up Next:Brown Porter, American Stout, Imperial Stout
My Recipes
Tuba Sonata

Smith & Co. Custom Tap Handles

Reply With Quote
Old 05-26-2006, 09:55 PM   #2
May 2006
Dallas, TX
Posts: 309
Liked 1 Times on 1 Posts

I'm about to switch over my Amber Cerveza to the secondary to free up my primary for the Russian Imperial Stout I'm cooking up this weekend.

What an addictive hobby. I've brewed the past few weekends and will do more this weekend. Now if only I could be this addicted to exercise.....
Originally Posted by david_42
Sometimes brewing ain't pretty.

Reply With Quote
Old 05-26-2006, 10:24 PM   #3
Mar 2006
The Command Center
Posts: 578
Liked 1 Times on 1 Posts

...either a Bavarian Hef or the APA. Can't decide!

Reply With Quote
Old 05-26-2006, 11:19 PM   #4
Will work for beer
Dude's Avatar
Jan 2005
Knob Noster, Missouri
Posts: 8,770
Liked 89 Times on 70 Posts

Mostly maintenance for me this weekend. Cleaning kegs, racking, etc.

I think I'll try to brew the gaelic ale recipe on the 29th, but not sure yet.

Brewsmith, welcome back to the hobby.
On Tap: Lake Walk Pale Ale -- Eternity (Raspberry Stout) -- Nutrocker -- Donnybrook Dark
Primary: Lake Walk Pale Ale
Secondary: Summit IPA
Up Next: Smoked Porter -- Pub Ale -- Watermelon Wheat
Gone But Not Forgotten:


Reply With Quote
Old 05-27-2006, 12:29 AM   #5
david_42's Avatar
Oct 2005
Oak Grove, Oregon, USA
Posts: 25,599
Liked 158 Times on 148 Posts

Nada again. Caught the flu AND wrenched my back installing the towing wiring under my Sprinter.

That Old Dog has been waiting a long time.
Remember one unassailable statistic, as explained by the late, great George Carlin: "Just think of how stupid the average person is, and then realize half of them are even stupider!"

"I would like to die on Mars, just not on impact." Elon Musk

Reply With Quote
Old 05-27-2006, 12:53 AM   #6
2nd Street Brewery
2nd Street Brewery's Avatar
May 2005
Castleton NY
Posts: 1,192
Liked 3 Times on 3 Posts

I'm trying to fill my empty kegs so I NEVER run into the problem I just had. Namely NO HOMEBREW!! I know it was shortsighted of me but WTF. I'm doing an IPA on Sat and another house lager on Mon after the parade.

Going for two more next weekend. Definately brewing on my B-day 6/6/06. Not doing the board's brew tho, thinking of a late Octoberfest, maybe an Imperial Porter.
It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool, then to speak and remove all doubt.

Reply With Quote
Old 05-27-2006, 01:03 AM   #7
Baron von BeeGee
Beer Bully
Baron von BeeGee's Avatar
Jul 2005
Barony of Fuquay-Varina, NC
Posts: 5,397
Liked 23 Times on 22 Posts

Originally Posted by Dude
I think I'll try to brew the gaelic ale recipe on the 29th, but not sure yet.
Loser. I'm crankin' out 10g tomorrow. Decided to forego the Corona on this grist and give the LHBS's mill another chance...

Reply With Quote
Old 05-27-2006, 01:37 AM   #8
RichBrewer's Avatar
Feb 2006
Denver, Colorado
Posts: 5,903
Liked 171 Times on 90 Posts

Nothing brewing this weekend but I'm going to do my best to put a dent in my kegged beers.

Reply With Quote
Old 05-27-2006, 05:53 AM   #9
gibfried's Avatar
Aug 2005
Posts: 139

Big brew weekend for me. I think I'll call it "Ugly Monk Belgium Abbey". A 1.080 all grain belgium style.

I'll be brewing like a monk, and smoking some meat! Can't get any better than that!
BEER: The Cause and Solution to all Life's Problems

Primary: Nothing
Secondary: Nothing
Aging: Ugly Monk Belgium Abbey
Drinking: Heavenly Honey Wheat,Chocolate Stout, London Porter, Big Fat Fatty's Oatmeal Stout, Pete's Porter, California Not So Common, Ugly Monk Belgium Abbey, Maple Brown
Upcoming Brew: Bass Clone, Fosters (a light drink for those who think beer has to be light).

Reply With Quote
Old 05-27-2006, 01:20 PM   #10
Apr 2006
Rocky Mount NC
Posts: 179

Looks like Im doing a Mead Sunday morning. First one, Ive got a lot of reading to do!

Bottled: Cherry Wheat
Bottled: Raspberry Wheat
Bottled: Traditional Mead
Bottled: Cheesefood's Caramel Cream Ale

Fermentor (2): Common Cider

Secondary: Holiday Cider

Reply With Quote
Thread Tools

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Memorial Weekend Wheat Questions Sully123 General Beer Discussion 0 05-07-2009 01:11 AM
My Memorial Day Weekend Keg Setup Jonnio Bottling/Kegging 13 09-24-2008 06:39 PM
What to Brew Memorial Weekend? Reverend JC General Beer Discussion 7 05-21-2008 10:53 PM

Forum Jump