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Title: What's Brewing This Weekend - 2/25 Edition
Post by: dbeechum on February 23, 2011, 10:59:53 am
End of the month of Love what are you doing to boost the overall positivity of your world?

Me, it looks like I might finall get to build my very own honest to god cold box!
Title: Re: What's Brewing This Weekend - 2/25 Edition
Post by: bluesman on February 23, 2011, 11:01:56 am
I'll be preparing to send some entries for NHC which includes some force carbing, bottling and racking. Competition is almost at our doorstep.
Title: Re: What's Brewing This Weekend - 2/25 Edition
Post by: Hokerer on February 23, 2011, 11:54:44 am
Looks like I'll finally have a chance to get to the Dunkelweizen that was discussed earlier...

http://www.homebrewersassociation.org/forum/index.php?topic=4001.0 (http://www.homebrewersassociation.org/forum/index.php?topic=4001.0)
Title: Re: What's Brewing This Weekend - 2/25 Edition
Post by: tygo on February 23, 2011, 11:59:45 am
Nothing this weekend.  Going to clean and refurbish some kegs and maybe pick up a CO2 tank.
Title: Re: What's Brewing This Weekend - 2/25 Edition
Post by: hamiltont on February 23, 2011, 01:00:52 pm
Kegging the Belgian Wit and racking the Pyment over to the secondary.  Thinking about how I can reuse the yeast from the Düsseldorf Altbier in a couple weeks and working on longer range plans for another Lager hat trick.  (Dortmunder, Vienna and O-Fest)  Need to dig up Blatz' Dortmunder & O-Fest recipes & see how I can adapt them to what I have on hand. Heard they're pretty good...Cheers!!!
Title: Re: What's Brewing This Weekend - 2/25 Edition
Post by: ryang on February 23, 2011, 01:16:16 pm
brewing a red rye that's gonna get 100% funkified with some bugfarm
Title: Re: What's Brewing This Weekend - 2/25 Edition
Post by: dano14041 on February 23, 2011, 01:31:56 pm
Going to clean a couple of kegs, keg a rye pale ale, and brew an Irish Red Ale. Gonna be a busy Sunday!
Title: Re: What's Brewing This Weekend - 2/25 Edition
Post by: tschmidlin on February 23, 2011, 01:33:39 pm
I'll try to get some kegging and general maintenance stuff done, and get my mill cabinet all back together.  I picked up a low speed drill to run it too, the cordless one wasn't cutting it.
http://www.harborfreight.com/1-2-half-inch-heavy-duty-spade-handle-drill-93632.html

I may try to brew an Irish Stout, but that might wait.
Title: Re: What's Brewing This Weekend - 2/25 Edition
Post by: hamiltont on February 23, 2011, 02:13:56 pm
I picked up a low speed drill to run it too, the cordless one wasn't cutting it.
http://www.harborfreight.com/1-2-half-inch-heavy-duty-spade-handle-drill-93632.html

That's similar to what I use.  You're going to love it!  Cheers!!!

(http://i1116.photobucket.com/albums/k566/tjhamilton/Grain%20Mill/DSCN2031.jpg)
Title: Re: What's Brewing This Weekend - 2/25 Edition
Post by: denny on February 23, 2011, 02:46:39 pm
Something IPAish for me..
Title: Re: What's Brewing This Weekend - 2/25 Edition
Post by: alikocho on February 23, 2011, 03:19:27 pm
Going to do the Black IPA thing Friday night. I know some think it's wrong, but I've quite liked the few commercial examples I've had. Oh, and it has to be an IPA as I need to use a large volume of hops in order to make room for all the fish I'm going to bag on Sunday (I hope).
Title: Re: What's Brewing This Weekend - 2/25 Edition
Post by: dbeechum on February 23, 2011, 03:25:37 pm
Going to do the Black IPA thing Friday night. I know some think it's wrong...

It's wet, it's cold, it's flavorful, it's beer... what could be wrong with it other than the name?
Title: Re: What's Brewing This Weekend - 2/25 Edition
Post by: alikocho on February 23, 2011, 03:37:23 pm
Going to do the Black IPA thing Friday night. I know some think it's wrong...

It's wet, it's cold, it's flavorful, it's beer... what could be wrong with it other than the name?

Oh, I don't think there's anything wrong with it. Except the name. This needs some work, and I'm not convinced that the CDA or the American Black Ale has universal acceptance.
Title: Re: What's Brewing This Weekend - 2/25 Edition
Post by: denny on February 23, 2011, 03:42:32 pm
Going to do the Black IPA thing Friday night. I know some think it's wrong...

It's wet, it's cold, it's flavorful, it's beer... what could be wrong with it other than the name?

The taste?  Yeah, I'm a curmudgeon....
Title: Re: What's Brewing This Weekend - 2/25 Edition
Post by: alikocho on February 23, 2011, 03:46:20 pm
Going to do the Black IPA thing Friday night. I know some think it's wrong...

It's wet, it's cold, it's flavorful, it's beer... what could be wrong with it other than the name?

The taste?  Yeah, I'm a curmudgeon....

I did say some think it's wrong. I was trying not to name names...
Title: Re: What's Brewing This Weekend - 2/25 Edition
Post by: beersk on February 23, 2011, 03:58:49 pm
Going to do the Black IPA thing Friday night. I know some think it's wrong...

It's wet, it's cold, it's flavorful, it's beer... what could be wrong with it other than the name?

The taste?  Yeah, I'm a curmudgeon....

I did say some think it's wrong. I was trying not to name names...


He couldn't possibly be talking about me!

I'm brewing a 1554 clone on Sunday.  Hooray!
Title: Re: What's Brewing This Weekend - 2/25 Edition
Post by: stafford on February 23, 2011, 10:52:31 pm
I just finished turning my kegerator from a commercial snake head tap into a double CO2 line, pin lock connected home brew goodness dispenser.  All I have to do now is keg my first batch tomorrow, an extract kit English Bitter. 

Then on Sunday, I am brewing a Lefse Blonde extract kit.  This will be my fourth extract kit, the first Porter is almost gone, except for one six pack I am storing away for a rainy day, and the third, a Black IPA will go into the secondary on Sunday for another month of love.

Saturday I am going on a private tour of the New Belgium Brewery in Fort Collins, will try not to sob and beg for a job...
Title: Re: What's Brewing This Weekend - 2/25 Edition
Post by: theDarkSide on February 24, 2011, 09:38:52 am
Hope to be doing Green Flash West Coast IPA on Sunday, but there may be snow in the forecast...not that I haven't brewed in the snow before.
Title: Re: What's Brewing This Weekend - 2/25 Edition
Post by: bfogt on February 24, 2011, 09:42:50 am
2011 batch of Lenten Brew.  A group from church brews it.  We bottle it together about mid-Lent and it's ready for drinking on Easter.  A new take on Lenten Discipline.  (third year for it)  We don't drink the beer that we made just before Lent, during Lent.
Title: Re: What's Brewing This Weekend - 2/25 Edition
Post by: redbeerman on February 24, 2011, 10:42:50 am
Going to do the Black IPA thing Friday night. I know some think it's wrong...

It's wet, it's cold, it's flavorful, it's beer... what could be wrong with it other than the name?

The taste?  Yeah, I'm a curmudgeon....

buggy whips - automobiles
adding machines - computers



I agree with Denny, he is a curmudgeon. :D
Title: Re: What's Brewing This Weekend - 2/25 Edition
Post by: Mark G on February 24, 2011, 04:04:31 pm
No brewing, but lots of drinking with family visiting. I'll have to brew several batches next weekend to restore supplies...
Title: Re: What's Brewing This Weekend - 2/25 Edition
Post by: hopfenundmalz on February 24, 2011, 04:21:07 pm
I am going to do a beer that I have not done in ages with a twist.

A cream ale.  The twist is to add all the hops at knockout and do a steep.  I will be doing something like Kiwanda Cream Ale.  Mrs. R. approves of this attempt and experiment, as she likes Kiwanda Cream Ale.
Title: Re: What's Brewing This Weekend - 2/25 Edition
Post by: passlaku on February 27, 2011, 08:29:36 pm
Did a steam beer done today, just pitched the yeast.
Title: Re: What's Brewing This Weekend - 2/25 Edition
Post by: kgs on February 28, 2011, 08:31:25 pm
2011 batch of Lenten Brew.  A group from church brews it.  We bottle it together about mid-Lent and it's ready for drinking on Easter.  A new take on Lenten Discipline.  (third year for it)  We don't drink the beer that we made just before Lent, during Lent.

Cool! I was actually planning to do this myself! I'm on a low-carb discipline through Lent (started early... my pants shrunk over Christmas), and was thinking about a Lenten brew for the same reasons. What did you brew?