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Re: What's Brewing This Weekend - 12/9 Edition
« Reply #15 on: December 07, 2011, 09:11:56 PM »
I'm bottling tomorrow at Woodinville Whiskey :)
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Re: What's Brewing This Weekend - 12/9 Edition
« Reply #16 on: December 08, 2011, 07:40:07 AM »
welp, I may be brewing again this weekend since the amber ale I made last weekend may have something wrong with it and become lawn beer.

too bad - aside from the pH being low (5.0) initially for about 15min before I corrected it to 5.3, this was an otherwise perfect brew session. 

Gravity has fallen from 1.055 to 1.010 yesterday and its still going strong- if it gets to <1.007 its a dumper... but the bright side is I get to brew again!
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Re: What's Brewing This Weekend - 12/9 Edition
« Reply #17 on: December 08, 2011, 08:31:16 AM »
Attempting a re-brew of my gold medal winning blonde ale, then a honey hefeweizen.  Need a couple of session beers for the masses again.  All I have at the moment is Imperial this, Strong that, etc... (terrible position to be in!)

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Re: What's Brewing This Weekend - 12/9 Edition
« Reply #18 on: December 08, 2011, 09:04:19 AM »
Going to do a Pliny the Elder type of DIPA, but with X-369 in place of the Simcoe.

I'm going to be doing a pliny clone as well. I have only 2 ounces of the X-369 but maybe I should add it in so we could compare some notes.

What do you know about the X-369?
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Re: What's Brewing This Weekend - 12/9 Edition
« Reply #19 on: December 08, 2011, 10:14:12 AM »
Going to do a Pliny the Elder type of DIPA, but with X-369 in place of the Simcoe.

I'm going to be doing a pliny clone as well. I have only 2 ounces of the X-369 but maybe I should add it in so we could compare some notes.

What do you know about the X-369?
All I know is that it is called "Son of Simcoe".  I had looked on line, and it is Simcoe crossed with something else -don't remember what.  Had some of the beer that Bells brewed with it.  Not as much pine, and the wife did not pick up the cat pee that makes here avoid Simcoe beers.  Was also told that the "Happy Hop" beer poured at Vinnie's keynote talk at the NHC was made with X-369.

Let me know when yours is ready.

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Re: What's Brewing This Weekend - 12/9 Edition
« Reply #20 on: December 08, 2011, 10:31:09 AM »
I'm bottling tomorrow at Woodinville Whiskey :)

When did you start working there?

BTW...my Woodinville Bourbon Barrel is due to arrive on my doorstep tomorrow.  :)
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Re: What's Brewing This Weekend - 12/9 Edition
« Reply #21 on: December 08, 2011, 11:27:24 AM »
welp, I may be brewing again this weekend since the amber ale I made last weekend may have something wrong with it and become lawn beer.

too bad - aside from the pH being low (5.0) initially for about 15min before I corrected it to 5.3, this was an otherwise perfect brew session. 

Gravity has fallen from 1.055 to 1.010 yesterday and its still going strong- if it gets to <1.007 its a dumper... but the bright side is I get to brew again!
What do you think happened to it?  Seems weird it'd ferment that low.
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Re: What's Brewing This Weekend - 12/9 Edition
« Reply #22 on: December 08, 2011, 11:33:05 AM »
What do you think happened to it?  Seems weird it'd ferment that low.

i'm guessing either overpitching (not likely - was maybe 50-100mL too much) or wild yeast/infection - it doesn't taste infected, just tastes kinda lifeless/thin.

pretty disappointed since like I said it was a pretty good brew session.
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Re: What's Brewing This Weekend - 12/9 Edition
« Reply #23 on: December 08, 2011, 11:42:20 AM »
I'm bottling tomorrow at Woodinville Whiskey :)

When did you start working there?

BTW...my Woodinville Bourbon Barrel is due to arrive on my doorstep tomorrow.  :)
Working there?  I'm volunteer labor, I think I get lunch and maybe a shirt.  And a free tasting I'm sure, just like anyone who wanders into the tasting room off of the street. ;)

Let me know how you like the barrel!
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Re: What's Brewing This Weekend - 12/9 Edition
« Reply #24 on: December 08, 2011, 05:01:12 PM »
Just finished the semester last night, and haven't been able to do anything for a wile. So, I will be transferring a Wee Heavy, and a Doppelsticke to secondary. Bottling an Ordinary Bitter, and brewing a porter. Looking forward to 1272 in a porter.
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Re: What's Brewing This Weekend - 12/9 Edition
« Reply #25 on: December 08, 2011, 05:29:42 PM »
No brewing, but I will be tapping two kegs (Munich belgian and IPA) for when my two brothers come into town Friday.  We're going to the Red Wings game on Sat. and the Lions game on Sun. ;D
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Re: What's Brewing This Weekend - 12/9 Edition
« Reply #26 on: December 09, 2011, 08:12:42 AM »
I'm judging a beer contest tonight and tomorrow.  I kegged a Scottish 70/- this morning, and will most likely brew a witbier this Sunday.
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Re: What's Brewing This Weekend - 12/9 Edition
« Reply #27 on: December 09, 2011, 10:20:47 AM »
No brewing.  Will begin cold crashing DIPA from a couple of weeks ago and put up a Christmas tree.
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Re: What's Brewing This Weekend - 12/9 Edition
« Reply #28 on: December 10, 2011, 05:43:30 AM »
Brewing a 10 gallon batch of American Amber.  I just doughed  that one in. And I'll be kegging 10 gallons of my house bitter, a Special Bitter I call Dread Pirate Roberts Pale Ale.  As you wish....

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Re: What's Brewing This Weekend - 12/9 Edition
« Reply #29 on: December 10, 2011, 11:22:16 AM »
The CAP is in the chest freezer coming down to pitching temps.  Hit everything exactly and almost all cleaned up too.  Think I'll have a wee heavy to celebrate.
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