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I really wanted to brew this weekend...but my crappy LHBS was out of yeast. I'll spend tomorrow working on my keezer build, instead.
 

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Just finished brewing a chocolate espresso porter of my own devising. If it turns out well, I'll post the recipe. Tried cold-steeping espresso beans this time. The SWMBO's nephew came by to learn the ropes, too. He had a great time and will be back. Hope to have him brewing his own before too long. He works in a coffee shop and brought the espresso beans.
 

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Just finished brewing a chocolate espresso porter of my own devising. If it turns out well, I'll post the recipe. Tried cold-steeping espresso beans this time. The SWMBO's nephew came by to learn the ropes, too. He had a great time and will be back. Hope to have him brewing his own before too long. He works in a coffee shop and brought the espresso beans.
Let us know, a chocolate espresso porter sounds pretty good right about now! :mug:
 

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10 gallons of Blonde Ale in the books. First 10 gallon batch thanks to my March pump and everything went rather smooth. 5 gallons gets WLP001 and 5 gets WY3787.
 

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going to attempt two batches tomorrow, I ordered all the grain for 4 batches about 5 weeks ago and only got to brew one so far. Hope it's all still good. Going to do a newcastle clone from midwest, and I ordered all the ingredients for bee haus pale, and IPA, so I gotta pick which one I'll do. Hopefully I can get my fat donkey out of bed early and get moving so I don't spend all day brewing.
Hope you have more luck than I did, I do not scientifically examine every (cross that out) ANY aspect of my brews at this point. Midwest was OK, but mine didn't come close. I now have an all grain that was right on last time. Grains are crushed, yeast is started I am going for a second round as everyone and their brother liked the first 10 gallons.

Here it is in case you or someone else wants to try it:

10 gallon batch

18 lbs Maris Otter 2 row malt (I used American two row first 55 pound sack)
4 oz. Chocolate Malt
4 Oz. Crystal Malt
3 oz. Black Patent Malt

1 oz. Target - 60 min
1 oz. East Kent Goldings - 15 min.


White Labs British Ale Yeast (WLP005)
 

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What? every strain or did you need a particular one?
All they had was lambic and lager smack packs. My LHBS is actually Ithaca Beer Brewery/Store. I think they try to help out homebrewers, but their stock fluctuates badly, so you can never depend on picking up necessary ingredients there.
 

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Going to brew the Austin Homebrew Supply American Red Ale.
Hope its going to turn out the way i Imagine. Really looking forward to this batch.
 

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Brewing tomorrow. I have not had a chance to brew in a while so I am going to attempt to do 4 batches tomorrow. A Dubbel, IPA, APA, and an IBA. Probably brewcast the day since there will be 4 or 5 people coming over that will be brewing too.

Ed
 

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Brewing an ordinary bitter today, the first run on my Brutus clone!

It's gonna be a scorching 41 degrees in Cleveland today so I want to brew before it drops back to the teens.
 

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Brewing up Austin Homebrew's Scottish Heavy 70 /- All-Grain using White Labs Edinburgh yeast. Starter worked like a champ this week. Having a couple of friends over to introduce them to all-grain brewing.

Can't wait until it's finished -- planning on using the yeast cake for a Wee Heavy.
 

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brewing up 5 gallons of my APA tomorrow, then maybe next week I will drop the hammer on a Roggenbier I have been meaning to brew
 

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Brewing a dry stout today. First time brewing in 6 months!...

Between building a 12X24 outbuilding in the back yard, a head-on collision due to inattentive driving (other driver) that broke my foot in 7 places, and having a baby, this is the first chance I could get.

It's a beautiful day and is supposed to go up to 51°F. I'm mashing now and while smoking a Fuente with my morning coffee. Things are going alright.;)
 

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I have friend coming over to show him how to brew. Brewing up a MO/WGV SMaSH ordinary bitter that will become the base for my House ESB.
 

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Mash water started right now for 10gal of Honey i'm Beer. My first honey beer! Also Kegging 5 gal of mild later!


SD
 

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In the midst of 11 gallons of a brew between an APA and an American Amber - 15 2-row, 2.5 Vienna, 3 Munich, 2.5 40L, 1 Magnum, 2 G. Tettnanger, 1 Amarillo. going to ferment 5 gal w/ Safale US-05, and 5 gal w/ Safale US-04.

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wish i could but waiting on my new equipment and still gathering supplies to go to a rims system, dam you scuba blichmann why can you not ship faster, anywho well good luck to all you lucky bastards brewing!!!
 

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Just bottled one batch and I gonna brew a SNPA clone tomorrow. Breaking in my new SS turkey fryer and I'm Going to try pitching on my yeast cake for the first time.
 

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Brewed a Belgian Tripel from a brewers best kit last night. However, the guy I was brewing with insisted we put coriander and orange peel though its not in the style...
 

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Heating water to mash in on a Blonde Ale. 2nd all grain batch - YES!!!!
 

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Brewed an Extra Stout today. I can't really call it a Foreign Extra, since I used American 2-row. I'm excited--it's a 1.079 OG!
 

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Oatmeal Stout tommorow. One of four beers I'm making for my Step-Brothers Wedding, and will also be entered into my first competition this year.:mug:
 

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brewing a mild with Rice and steel cut oats added to it right now...using my Igloo 5 gallon cooler MLT for the first time..its working awesome!!!
 

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brewing a mild with Rice and steel cut oats added to it right now...using my Igloo 5 gallon cooler MLT for the first time..its working awesome!!!
 

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Brewed 10 gallons of English Mild today, head to head of Thames vs. Thames II in the yeast department. Man, halfway through January and I'm already a quarter of the way to my yearly quota. Oops.


Brewing a dry stout today. First time brewing in 6 months!...

Between building a 12X24 outbuilding in the back yard, a head-on collision due to inattentive driving (other driver) that broke my foot in 7 places, and having a baby, this is the first chance I could get.

It's a beautiful day and is supposed to go up to 51°F. I'm mashing now and while smoking a Fuente with my morning coffee. Things are going alright.;)
Glad to see your recovery is going well, good to see you back on the horse!
 

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Hurray! I brewed 5g of Mild today at dawn on a frozen lae while ice fishing, then went to HBT member sourmash's house for his first brew on his brand new Brutus 10! What great system and a super fun day.

Cheers to Sourmash and his super cool friends:mug: Next time, you can drink my beer.
 
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