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Offline ndcube

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Re: Whatcha Brewin' this week -- 2009 Nov 18-24?
« Reply #15 on: November 18, 2009, 11:57:21 AM »
Finally cold enough to brew lagers here, so on Sun. I'm doing a German pils with WY2247.

So your ferment lagers outside of a controlled fridge then?

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Re: Whatcha Brewin' this week -- 2009 Nov 18-24?
« Reply #16 on: November 18, 2009, 12:04:40 PM »
Planning on brewing a spiced Christmas Ale.

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Re: Whatcha Brewin' this week -- 2009 Nov 18-24?
« Reply #17 on: November 18, 2009, 12:05:21 PM »
Yep.  I only brew lagers when the weather is cold enough to ferment them in my garage.  I put the fermenter in a tub of water.  The extra mass of the water buffers temp changes.  I put an aquarium heater in the water, and put that on a timer.  I set it to come on a couple times a day at the coldest parts of the day.  With a bit of messing around, I can maintain a steady lager fermentation temp.
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Re: Whatcha Brewin' this week -- 2009 Nov 18-24?
« Reply #18 on: November 18, 2009, 12:48:46 PM »
Finally cold enough to brew lagers here, so on Sun. I'm doing a German pils with WY2247.

You will really like that yeast, Denny....

Even though I'm a big fan of the WLP830.
This yeast may very well have beaten it. :)

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Re: Whatcha Brewin' this week -- 2009 Nov 18-24?
« Reply #19 on: November 18, 2009, 06:52:40 PM »
A porter this past Sunday.... was suppose to be a stout, ran out of roasted barley... I relaxed, had a homebrew, and then looked to see what was in the ol'grain box to see what I had lying around. Fermenting away now!
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Re: Whatcha Brewin' this week -- 2009 Nov 18-24?
« Reply #20 on: November 19, 2009, 04:22:53 AM »
I will be brewing eight gallons of my house Pale Ale.
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Re: Whatcha Brewin' this week -- 2009 Nov 18-24?
« Reply #21 on: November 19, 2009, 01:33:10 PM »
Brewing Mr. Maltinator Doppelbock with the 833. Starter is just about ready to go.
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Re: Whatcha Brewin' this week -- 2009 Nov 18-24?
« Reply #22 on: November 19, 2009, 01:45:06 PM »
racking into kegs 12g of schwartzbier, and a 5er of witbier, then brewing 12 Gallons of Baltic Porter on Saturday (using most of the cake from the schwartzbier if you didn't catch on to that).
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Re: Whatcha Brewin' this week -- 2009 Nov 18-24?
« Reply #23 on: November 19, 2009, 02:08:38 PM »
Bottling a golden ale and brewing a strong amber to rack onto the yeast cake (1450). :) :)
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Re: Whatcha Brewin' this week -- 2009 Nov 18-24?
« Reply #24 on: November 19, 2009, 02:50:31 PM »
Weizenbock tomorrow, 10 gallon batch.  I'll ferment half with White Labs bock, half with a starter made from the dregs of a variety of German hefe's: Weihenstaphener, Maisel, Hacker-Pschorr, Franziskaner and Ayinger.  The last time I did that it worked out great so I'm hoping it will again.
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Re: Whatcha Brewin' this week -- 2009 Nov 18-24?
« Reply #25 on: November 19, 2009, 05:18:19 PM »
I am brewing 12 gallons of NB new dark Bohemian lager recipe, split between the Staro- Prague and 2206. Then I hope to knock out 12 gallons of all-grain lambic. Then I plan to knock out 12 gallons of the Belgian Singel recipe out of Radical Brewing, and if time allows I want to brew an Old Ale to use up the Old Ale Blend yeast I found the other day. :o
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Re: Whatcha Brewin' this week -- 2009 Nov 18-24?
« Reply #26 on: November 19, 2009, 05:28:38 PM »
I will be making a 5 gallon batch of low gravity beer. To be used as a starter for my Rye Barleywine. Can't wait!!!

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Re: Whatcha Brewin' this week -- 2009 Nov 18-24?
« Reply #27 on: November 19, 2009, 05:44:12 PM »
Probably Pliny the Elder. Gotta check my hops first.
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Re: Whatcha Brewin' this week -- 2009 Nov 18-24?
« Reply #28 on: November 20, 2009, 08:11:18 AM »
No brewing this weekend, just bottling.  Have 10 gallons of Oatmeal Stout ready to bottle, then I think we are going to start welding the frame for our brew system (woohoo).

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Re: Whatcha Brewin' this week -- 2009 Nov 18-24?
« Reply #29 on: November 20, 2009, 11:02:25 AM »
I'm racking a Boston Lager clone into kegs this weekend.

I hope to brew a Bock next week.
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