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Title: What's Brewing This Weekend - 3/26 Edition
Post by: dbeechum on March 24, 2010, 04:41:50 PM
Ta-dah

For me, I've gotta get ready for the SCHF (http://calhomebrewers.org/) and the fiancee is busy the whole weekend, so.. it's time for marathon brewdays.

Not entirely certain what the plan is, but there will definitely be at least 2 beers out the door:

Spring Saison with Citra
Hop Woo IPA+
Title: Re: What's Brewing This Weekend - 3/26 Edition
Post by: redbeerman on March 24, 2010, 04:54:29 PM
This weekend will be a German pils.  Need to keep that lager yeast turning over, so I'll do a lager every 4- 6 weeks.  I'll probably keg the hefeweizen I did a couple of weeks ago, too.
Title: Re: What's Brewing This Weekend - 3/26 Edition
Post by: wzl46 on March 24, 2010, 06:22:41 PM
I finally get to answer something other than "NOTHING."  I am currently in the process of 10 gallons of Bavarian Hefeweizen from NB.  I am splitting the batch between two fermenters- one with 3068, and the other with WLP300.  I am not anticipating much difference, but I figured it's worth a shot.
Title: Re: What's Brewing This Weekend - 3/26 Edition
Post by: uthristy on March 24, 2010, 07:30:15 PM
Just got done brewing Denny's "#319 Waldo Lake Amber rev3"  recipe ,sure smells good and tomorrow I'm brewing another batch of  Houblon clone.  ;D

Hear that ticking sound  ???
7 days till I'm back in Amsterdam & Belgium ;D :P
Title: Re: What's Brewing This Weekend - 3/26 Edition
Post by: bluesman on March 24, 2010, 08:29:30 PM
No brewing...Actually working on my equipment upgrades this weekend. Planning to build a motorized maltmill. Also kegging my Dusseldorf ale.
Title: Re: What's Brewing This Weekend - 3/26 Edition
Post by: Thirsty_Monk on March 24, 2010, 11:17:43 PM
Brewing Janet's Brown Ale this Friday
Title: Re: What's Brewing This Weekend - 3/26 Edition
Post by: tygo on March 25, 2010, 01:15:01 AM
Wasn't going to brew anything this weekend but I have a little time, and empty fermenter, and a bunch of random leftover ingredients from the last few batches to use up.  So a Cleanup Ale it is!
Title: Re: What's Brewing This Weekend - 3/26 Edition
Post by: denny on March 25, 2010, 05:04:53 PM
Something hoppy for my wife this weekend...probably an AIPA or Am. brown.
Title: Re: What's Brewing This Weekend - 3/26 Edition
Post by: babalu87 on March 25, 2010, 05:11:29 PM
Something hoppy for my wife this weekend...probably an AIPA or Am. brown.

You and me both

Mine has taken a shine to a FWH Pils and wont leave that one alone but I take that as a blessing.
Amazing what can be tolerated in the name of beers she loves  ;D

Looking at another FWH Pils but might put more late additions in this time
Title: Re: What's Brewing This Weekend - 3/26 Edition
Post by: 1vertical on March 25, 2010, 05:22:11 PM
This will be my largest quantity brewed at one session (may take 2 days)
I am stepping up a starter for 15 gallons of Herman Holtrop's Rochefort recipe.
I need to get this beer fermenting because I have recieved my solera barrel and
to prevent it from drying out, I need to get liquid back into the oak.

I will be utilizing all of my fermentation vessels to capacity...when primary is completed
or nearly so, I plan to innoculate with Brett Lambicus and some sour cherries and put
it into the oak cask.

Methinks it looks to be a busy weekend at the ole homebrewery.  :P
Title: Re: What's Brewing This Weekend - 3/26 Edition
Post by: kgs on March 25, 2010, 06:52:47 PM
My weekend came early! I had a personal day to use up and the house to myself, so yesterday I brewed a milk stout and a clone of Bell's Two-Hearted Ale. The house smells great! Will probably be late May before I have another brew day, but I sure enjoyed this one.
Title: Re: What's Brewing This Weekend - 3/26 Edition
Post by: blatz on March 25, 2010, 06:54:15 PM
I brewed enough last weekend, so I am taking this one off.

Will be doing a helles in next week for a company picnic at the end of May.

Can't wait to see if WIC works for me...
Title: Re: What's Brewing This Weekend - 3/26 Edition
Post by: diybrewing on March 25, 2010, 09:42:19 PM
I am planning on brewing a new IPA with Citra and Simcoe finishing hops and maybe an Imperial Stout to age on oak chips for the fall.
Title: Re: What's Brewing This Weekend - 3/26 Edition
Post by: blatz on March 25, 2010, 10:22:05 PM
I am planning on brewing a new IPA with Citra and Simcoe finishing hops

wait till you smell the kettle on that bad boy!
Title: Re: What's Brewing This Weekend - 3/26 Edition
Post by: wzl46 on March 26, 2010, 08:06:41 PM
My next door neighbor, who is an extract brewer, wanted to go through the AG process, so I was forced to brew for a second time in 3 days.  We did a Phat Tyre with US 05 today.  Oh the burden of brewing sweet, sweet beer!
Title: Re: What's Brewing This Weekend - 3/26 Edition
Post by: hopfenundmalz on March 26, 2010, 09:00:16 PM
Rauchbier with 12 lbs of homesmoked malt.   
Title: Re: What's Brewing This Weekend - 3/26 Edition
Post by: lostralph on March 26, 2010, 10:34:54 PM
Bottling a Midas Touch clone, and then making my first all grain APA.
Title: Re: What's Brewing This Weekend - 3/26 Edition
Post by: hopfenundmalz on March 26, 2010, 10:40:50 PM
Rauchbier, 12 lbs of homesmoked malt.  This one is for me!
Title: Re: What's Brewing This Weekend - 3/26 Edition
Post by: mnstorm99 on March 27, 2010, 11:01:21 AM
Hello, finally joined the AHA forums.

Anyway...just fired up the burner for a Wheat IPA.  First use of Citra today.
Title: Re: What's Brewing This Weekend - 3/26 Edition
Post by: redbeerman on March 28, 2010, 12:57:48 AM
Just finished up the pils and drinking the Dortmunder just tapped this week.  Will keg the Hefeweizen tomorrow.  Really getting into the German beers although I still have an IPA on tap for the moments I'm digging the hops.  This  one's an all Centennial (West Coast style) very dry finish, smack you in the mouth up front bitterness, lots of hop flavor and aroma.  This one is 7% crystal and no chill because of the snow issue we had back in February.  I think I will stick to the 10 - 15% crystal formula though, I seem to prefer more body and a sweeter finish.
Title: Re: What's Brewing This Weekend - 3/26 Edition
Post by: 1vertical on March 28, 2010, 01:35:51 AM
Dang brewing 15 gallons on my setup is a real work day. I am on the last 5 gallons boiling now.
Looking forward to chilling and clean up...that solera was a blessing and a real chore.
I hit the numbers on the 1st 10 gallons, and will see what the second  boil @five gal produces.
I am tired, long long brew day.

I gotta say tho, I am now loving Sterling hops, those are so good when used in dry hop mode....yummo
 ;D

Edit: Hit the numbers on the last boil as well. worked nice...but, stick a fork in me I'm done
WHEW all aeriated and pitched....more clean up tomorrow...
Title: Re: What's Brewing This Weekend - 3/26 Edition
Post by: dbeechum on March 28, 2010, 03:53:23 PM
Well, the Hop Woo is done and burbling away in the kegs.

Today's split brew will be a Citra Saison and a amber spiced Belgian.
Title: Re: What's Brewing This Weekend - 3/26 Edition
Post by: 1vertical on March 28, 2010, 05:58:37 PM
Well, the Hop Woo is done and burbling away in the kegs.

Today's split brew will be a Citra Saison and a amber spiced Belgian.
Nice!
Well, the Rochefort (H. Holtrop's recipe) is done all 15 gallons bubbling away in the fermenters.
The clean up is done....now I build the rolling 50 liter solera caddy...then get the oak ready for
it's new companion beer and bugs... ;D
Great feeling huh!
Title: Re: What's Brewing This Weekend - 3/26 Edition
Post by: dimik on March 28, 2010, 07:56:31 PM
Finishing boil on my Tripel IPA :)