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Triple batch day!
« on: May 21, 2011, 09:17:49 AM »
I'm half way thru my triple batch day. Batch 1 is chilling, 15 gallons of bitter. Batch 2 is boiling, 5 gallons of porter. Batch 3 will be 10 gallons of American Brown. Things are going very well!

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Re: Triple batch day!
« Reply #1 on: May 21, 2011, 09:30:03 AM »
Good stuff!!! No brewing for me this weekend but I will be going to a friends house next Saturday and brewing there
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Re: Triple batch day!
« Reply #2 on: May 21, 2011, 09:47:07 AM »
I'm half way thru my triple batch day. Batch 1 is chilling, 15 gallons of bitter. Batch 2 is boiling, 5 gallons of porter. Batch 3 will be 10 gallons of American Brown. Things are going very well!

Now thats a rapture I can believe it! nice work!
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Re: Triple batch day!
« Reply #3 on: May 21, 2011, 10:03:02 AM »
Nice. I predict lots of beer in the near future...
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Re: Triple batch day!
« Reply #4 on: May 21, 2011, 06:01:26 PM »
rapture!  i forgot!!!  well...  i've got a few cases i gotta start polishing off.  can't take it with you to the other side.  i better get DRINKING!

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Re: Triple batch day!
« Reply #5 on: May 21, 2011, 06:44:42 PM »
I'm half way thru my triple batch day. Batch 1 is chilling, 15 gallons of bitter. Batch 2 is boiling, 5 gallons of porter. Batch 3 will be 10 gallons of American Brown. Things are going very well!

Now thats a rapture I can believe it! nice work!

 ;D  Seriously!

That's an ambitious day.  Well done!
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Re: Triple batch day!
« Reply #6 on: May 21, 2011, 07:36:56 PM »
A triple batch brewday is better than a good at work.   :)
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Re: Triple batch day!
« Reply #7 on: May 21, 2011, 07:59:27 PM »
haha, so much for that whole rapture thing that was supposed to happen today.
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Re: Triple batch day!
« Reply #8 on: May 21, 2011, 08:39:03 PM »
Way to go dude! You brew it!!!!!
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Re: Triple batch day!
« Reply #9 on: May 21, 2011, 08:42:02 PM »
Seriously considering doing that myself..... much better use of time. Doing an occasional double now.
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Re: Triple batch day!
« Reply #10 on: May 22, 2011, 06:00:03 AM »
i'm anxious to hear how it went.  please post.

did you just jump into a triple-batch day or have you been doing some double-batches and figured it's time? 

i've been thinking of doing some double-batches.  any tips?

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Re: Triple batch day!
« Reply #11 on: May 22, 2011, 06:21:14 AM »
I usually do single batches, but with a long streak of rainy weather, working mass overtime, and a single function emptying my kegerator, I needed to brew.
Did the first batch, when it went on to boil, emptied the mash tun and started the second brew. Having two burners helped. When the first one was chilled to 85, it went into the conical, dialed down to 65, and started the third mash. The second had plenty of time to chill, when it hit 68, into the carboy. The third batch was finished, and in the other conical at 5, dialed it down to 65. Pitched my yeast at 6, this morning all three are bubbling away.
Kept track of mash times and boil times on a notebook. It was a busy day, but worth it. Hopefully, I'll be able to go back to my batch a day routine, more relaxing, able to kick back and enjoy a few extra pints that way!

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Re: Triple batch day!
« Reply #12 on: May 22, 2011, 07:56:36 AM »
I often do double and triple batch days.  I like to lay out a timeline on a piece of paper for every piece of major equipment I use so that I can figure out how to do as much work in parallel as I can.  So I have a timeline for each burner, kettle, mash tun, and chiller.  It really helps organize the procedure so you can just enjoy the brewing and perhaps perform some quality control on previous batches as well.  ;)
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