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Re: Whatcha brewin' this week? - 2009 Dec 23 - Dec 30
« Reply #15 on: December 24, 2009, 08:06:25 PM »
2 gallons? Damn dude. Was this your WIC? Morebeer brand? If so you might want to shoot them an email or something.

B3 5/10 split (50 ft). Yeah, I am going to email them. It is really weird that it did that. The other bad thing is my other IC had some serious issues with connectivity so I guess I will fix that, bring to a boil tomorrow (again) and try to chill. I also have a CFC but that thing needs cleaned so I can't use it till I recirc some caustic through it. Sheesh - what a crappy brew day!!

ndcube: I don't really know how it happened. I did leave it outside and it has gotten down to about 30 degrees a few times so maybe the weather had something to do with it (though that certainly isn't the first time and it has gotten a lot colder before). But I never had it connected to anything, you wouldn't think it would have burst a hole in the tubing. I will get some pics and post it sometime tomorrow if I have time.

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Re: Whatcha brewin' this week? - 2009 Dec 23 - Dec 30
« Reply #16 on: December 26, 2009, 08:56:48 AM »
If the hole was at the bottom as you say that would make sense.  That's where excess water would be laying.  If there was enough the tubingb could have expanded.

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Re: Whatcha brewin' this week? - 2009 Dec 23 - Dec 30
« Reply #17 on: December 26, 2009, 10:22:35 PM »
10 gallons House Bitter ( Wyeast 1469 ) Christmas Eve (Wife LOVES that beer ;) )

5 gallons Dunkel today, cooled to 68 with the IC then to the snowbank out back (20" of snow earlier in the week here)
Just pitched 2124 into that one.

1500 watts isnt enough jules to heat wort.
Off to the hardware store for a 2K version.

Want to be able to boil inside with electric.

May smoke some malt Sunday for a Rauchbier brew next weekend.
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Re: Whatcha brewin' this week? - 2009 Dec 23 - Dec 30
« Reply #18 on: December 27, 2009, 06:32:55 AM »
Got my old IC rigged back up and it works just as good as the B3 version with the water temps as cold as they are so I will be brewing an IPA in the next day or two.
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Re: Whatcha brewin' this week? - 2009 Dec 23 - Dec 30
« Reply #19 on: December 27, 2009, 10:23:25 AM »
I'll be doing a variation of my Überdampfbier on my newly constructed 3-tier platform.  It'll be kind of a DIPA with wheat yeast. Brewing Monday morning.
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Re: Whatcha brewin' this week? - 2009 Dec 23 - Dec 30
« Reply #20 on: December 27, 2009, 06:13:22 PM »
Taking off this week and brewing a 10 gallon batch of Schwarzbier on Monday.  I have 5 gallons of American Light Lager that's ready to keg and will be the yeast donor.
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Re: Whatcha brewin' this week? - 2009 Dec 23 - Dec 30
« Reply #21 on: December 27, 2009, 07:25:16 PM »
Brewed an ordinary bitter today.  I've been brewing higher gravity beers (well...higher gravity for me, from 1.070-1.080) lately so I'm excited about the bitter.

Also brewed a non-traditional porter the 23rd.  I aquired a bunch of tomahawk and appolo hops for free and I used those along with some cascade, chinook and magnums to kick the hop level way up.  Can't wait to taste it.  I brewed another porter a little over month ago with the tomahawks and some cascade.  I dry hopped it with the tomahawks as well and it's great!   

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Re: Whatcha brewin' this week? - 2009 Dec 23 - Dec 30
« Reply #22 on: December 28, 2009, 10:18:29 AM »
I'm gonna brew a hoppy amber ale on Saturday...guess that'd be the 2nd of January...oh well it's still this week.  Temps are gonna be cold, I'm gonna mash inside I think.
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Re: Whatcha brewin' this week? - 2009 Dec 23 - Dec 30
« Reply #23 on: December 29, 2009, 04:11:59 PM »
Did 5 gal Chocolate Oatmeal Stout, Kegged 20 gal beer & 5 gal mead
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Re: Whatcha brewin' this week? - 2009 Dec 23 - Dec 30
« Reply #24 on: December 29, 2009, 04:47:01 PM »
Took advantage of extra time off and brewed an amber today. Hit all my numbers right on, which was nice. And not surprising anymore ;D
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Re: Whatcha brewin' this week? - 2009 Dec 23 - Dec 30
« Reply #25 on: December 29, 2009, 05:23:03 PM »
Barleywine tomorrow!  Gotta about 8-10" inches of snow to shovel off of my deck first plus what we get tonight.

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Re: Whatcha brewin' this week? - 2009 Dec 23 - Dec 30
« Reply #26 on: December 30, 2009, 09:10:30 AM »
Well, If my lager yeast arrives, I may brew that this weekend. Since my s-23 is tutti fruity and I gotta re-do something.
If I do, It will be my 1st journey down the water chemistry path.  I was gonna get some water from the Glacier machine
at Albertsons, and add 3 gallons or so of my well water for the mineral profile....and then see what I wind up with...
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Re: Whatcha brewin' this week? - 2009 Dec 23 - Dec 30
« Reply #27 on: December 30, 2009, 10:26:58 AM »
A sweet mead - using Ken Schramm's no heat and 72 hour feed the yeast method.

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Re: Whatcha brewin' this week? - 2009 Dec 23 - Dec 30
« Reply #28 on: December 30, 2009, 04:32:01 PM »
on 1/2/10 - 12g of Gil's Pils - basically a Northern German Pils with some biscuit added and fermed with US-05 - for the tap at my FIL's house (obviously, the beer's named after him...)
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