What do you have on the tail end of the purging process for the last keg? A PRV or airlock? Are you getting slight pressure in the kegs or anywhere in the system?Long weekend
Doing Yet Another NEIPA, so far smooth as butter. The rig has been on cruise during the recirculation, haven't touched a knob in a half hour...
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Fly sparge started...
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One point on the plus side of pre-boil gravity, now whirlpooling lots of hops!
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Kettles and rig cleaned, carboys filled, yeast pitched, O2 applied, all hooked up to the keg purging system and ready to go!
Well, except those two loose clamps I just noticed in the pic
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Time for a just reward!
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Beer, I assume?Belgian Blonde
The Belgian Blonde is my beer, the Polish blonde is my wife.Beer, I assume?
If my grain buster gets here tomorrow, I'll step up some WLP051, bust my 13 lbs of kernels, wash the new BIABbag, clean the new 11-gal pot/basket, rig up the ladder frame and pulley system, and brew up a 5- or 6-gallon batch of Against the Grain California-style Pale Ale...my first all-grain batch. Hopping with Citra (long) and Hersbrucker (short) for a balanced hop profile.
If not, I'll just push it back a week.
Lots of pro brewers don't drink. If it's a fun hobby for you, then who cares!Likely brewing my last beer. Making 12.6 gallons of Doppelbock to be freeze condensed to Eisbock in the fall. It is the same recipe that I am entering into NHC 2021. I've gotten to the point that I make beer, compete, and give it away but don't drink it anymore. Currently drink homemade carbonated mineral waters at the rate of at least a gallon a day and even more in the hot summers. Maybe I should see a psychiatrist and/or psychologist.
Went straight Citra, hit the OG.I'm bottling my Centennial IPA on Saturday and brewing the same recipe again, but with Citra. I might use a bit of Centennial for bittering - that'll be a game time decision.