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Offline tomsawyer

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Happy Big Brew Day!
« on: May 04, 2013, 04:38:16 AM »
Headed up to the LHBS to do a brew demo.  The owner is brewing an extract batch, then an AG.  Both Two Hearted Ale clones.  I'm going to brew a small batch of roughly the same beer using BIAB and no-chill.  I did a no-chill Southern brown recently and it camr out really good.  I'm curious how a hoppy beer will turn out.  I think I'll add some hops right at knockout, or possibly even after the beer cools to 180F.
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Hannibal, MO

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Re: Happy Big Brew Day!
« Reply #1 on: May 04, 2013, 06:36:43 AM »
Happy Big Brew Day! I am headed to a local brewery where my brew club is doing our big brew session. We have at least 20 members brewing, with lots more coming by to hang out.
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Happy Big Brew Day!
« Reply #2 on: May 04, 2013, 01:08:38 PM »
Happy Big brew Day to all, just got back from my LHBS that hosted a nice day. Not a lot of brewers but we brewed up about 85 gallons and had a great time sampling lots of delicious home brew!
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Re: Happy Big Brew Day!
« Reply #3 on: May 04, 2013, 03:41:28 PM »
We had a nice Big Brew Day at Southern Brewing today.  I brewed 10 gallons of CAP per Jeff (hopfenundmalz), and Jeff Renner, so this will be Three Jeffs CAP.  Thanks, Jeffs!
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Re: Happy Big Brew Day!
« Reply #4 on: May 05, 2013, 07:12:53 AM »
Had a great time, met some brewers, talked brewing and sampled of course.  One fellow and is dad had their brewing setup at a shop not two blocks from the shop so we walked down and looke di over.  They had a nice single tier HERMS with two chuggers, three banjo burners and a large plate chiller.  Sweet!  They are working on the electrical now.  These guys are serious.

MY own BIAB came in low OG, I guess not tending it left the temp to drop too much.  That or I had the grain too tight in the bag or something.  The no-chill part worked of course, and I spiked with some DME and a little sugar this morning to get a reasonable OG.  Pitched some alt yeast this morning, I needed to grow that one up again.

Today is brew club, Cinco de Mayo party.  Have some American lager and Vienna lager I brewed for the occasion, they both came out well.  I"m researching something to take for food now.
Lennie
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