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Beers planned for 2014
« on: December 30, 2013, 05:55:52 AM »
Each year the brewers in my neighborhood get together to welcome the new year with a January 1 brew day.  We tend to keep it simple, so a lot of equipment doesn't need to get hauled.  This year I am making a saison...the stir plate is clacking along with my starter yeast as we speak.  My first try with WLP 568, so I am hoping for the best.  Anybody else have a brew planned for the new year?
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Re: Beers planned for 2014
« Reply #1 on: December 30, 2013, 06:49:13 AM »
I don't plan to brew, but that's cool that you all are. You won't be too hung over to brew? I actually don't plan to go anywhere on new year's eve. Just don't care for the "holiday" and don't need to be out on the road with all the drunk drivers.
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Re: Beers planned for 2014
« Reply #2 on: December 30, 2013, 06:53:54 AM »
I have nothing planned for New Years Day. My first of the 2014 will be in a week or so and it will be a hoppy pilsner. I think it's pretty cool you can get a "group" of brewers together from the neighborhood to brew. I don't even know any brewers in my area lol.
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Re: Beers planned for 2014
« Reply #3 on: December 30, 2013, 07:07:23 AM »
If I brew it'll be a best bitter.

My resolution for 2014 is to brew all my beer in my stainless conicals using pressurized fermentation.
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Re: Beers planned for 2014
« Reply #4 on: December 30, 2013, 07:30:58 AM »
I want to brew New Year's Day, but I doubt it will happen. If my brew days don't start before 10am, they don't start at all.
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Re: Beers planned for 2014
« Reply #5 on: December 30, 2013, 07:48:26 AM »
I want to brew New Year's Day, but I doubt it will happen. If my brew days don't start before 10am, they don't start at all.

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Re: Beers planned for 2014
« Reply #6 on: December 30, 2013, 07:53:39 AM »
German Pilsener, but not till Saturday.

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Re: Beers planned for 2014
« Reply #7 on: December 30, 2013, 07:54:36 AM »
I expect to be hung over all day but in the event I am functional I have a small batch of adambier I plan on brewing.
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Re: Beers planned for 2014
« Reply #8 on: December 30, 2013, 07:58:27 AM »
I was going to brew a Munich Helles on New Year's Day, but didn't get my yeast starter going in time so I'm switching to a DIPA.

I have a couple lagers planned and want to do a run of bitters, reusing the yeast.  Others planned for 2014 include a Dunkelweisen and Schwarzbier.
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Re: Beers planned for 2014
« Reply #9 on: December 30, 2013, 08:03:35 AM »
I won't be brewing on the 1st, but plan to brew a German Pilsner on Saturday or Sunday.  The yeast cake from that pilsner will be used for a Maibock in a few weeks.
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Re: Beers planned for 2014
« Reply #10 on: December 30, 2013, 08:13:38 AM »
Next up is an American Black Ale, but not on New Years Day, hopefully next weekend.  After that is a double batch of Lambic.
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Re: Beers planned for 2014
« Reply #11 on: December 30, 2013, 08:33:22 AM »
Not brewing on the 1st but brewing today. Just started my mash on a dubbel.

I don't go out on New Year's Eve or St. Patrick's Day. Too many careless people driving.

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Re: Beers planned for 2014
« Reply #12 on: December 30, 2013, 08:48:54 AM »
I've got a German Pils on deck for Thursday or Friday.  Here is my plan for New Years Day....


 
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Re: Beers planned for 2014
« Reply #13 on: December 30, 2013, 09:40:59 AM »
I think I'm going to do a second try on an IPA recipe and a Marzen for my first two brews of the new year. But not this week. Also supposed to be brewing a 15 bbl batch of my sour beer with cherries at Thirsty Bear in San Francisco this month so that will likely be the first or possibly second batch of the year.

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Re: Beers planned for 2014
« Reply #14 on: December 30, 2013, 09:44:01 AM »
My beers on deck are a Helles, a German Pils, and a Barleywine. The yeast when ready, will decide which I do first.
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