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Offline dannyj621

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what are your goals for 2 ought 10
« on: January 05, 2010, 10:34:53 AM »
im gonna try for around 20 batches im just starting out thought that was a good goal
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Re: what are your goals for 2 ought 10
« Reply #1 on: January 05, 2010, 10:57:55 AM »
Prefect water chemistry and start playing with yeast culturing and yeast management.
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Re: what are your goals for 2 ought 10
« Reply #2 on: January 05, 2010, 11:11:49 AM »
Prefect water chemistry and start playing with yeast culturing and yeast management.

Mine's the opposite.  Figured out the yeast culturing and management stuff in '09, now starting in on water chemistry for '10
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Re: what are your goals for 2 ought 10
« Reply #3 on: January 05, 2010, 11:36:34 AM »
Building a Brutus 10 brewstand...at the very least have the stand nearly complete.
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Re: what are your goals for 2 ought 10
« Reply #4 on: January 05, 2010, 12:10:17 PM »
i should prob add to mine and say finsih the 10 books i have on brewing and history and science and all that good stuff
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Re: what are your goals for 2 ought 10
« Reply #5 on: January 05, 2010, 12:17:35 PM »
Temperature control and kegging here.
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Re: what are your goals for 2 ought 10
« Reply #6 on: January 05, 2010, 12:23:57 PM »
To not cut corners when I brew, to not waste time when I brew, to make the best beer I can possibly make while doing the least work and having the most fun I possibly can.
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Re: what are your goals for 2 ought 10
« Reply #7 on: January 05, 2010, 12:25:20 PM »
Brew 12 styles that I haven't ever done before
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Re: what are your goals for 2 ought 10
« Reply #8 on: January 05, 2010, 12:28:56 PM »
to buy less commercial beer (already off to a bad start - bought 3 6pks on Sunday  :-[ ) and cut my brew time back down - I've been pushing close to 7 hours, when I used to take only 5.5.
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Re: what are your goals for 2 ought 10
« Reply #9 on: January 05, 2010, 12:32:44 PM »
- getting classic German lager fermentation to work
- checking how much difference different mashing schedules really make
- yeast related experiments

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Re: what are your goals for 2 ought 10
« Reply #10 on: January 05, 2010, 12:41:46 PM »
I would like to figure out how to make my beer better whether it's the kind of yeast I use, the recipe, or the brew process.  I'd also like to start washing and/or reusing yeast as well.  I started kegging in December so I can't say that.  
I would also like to go out less to bars and buy less commercial beer, which means brewing enough to keep my satisfied without doing that.
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Re: what are your goals for 2 ought 10
« Reply #11 on: January 05, 2010, 12:45:28 PM »
In no particular order:
* Work out a practical (for me) way to reuse yeast
* Get better results with lager beers than I did last year - bigger starters should help
* Assemble my brew cart, now that I have most of the components - maybe with natural gas burners
* Score 70 or higher on the BJCP exam (February 13th)
* Be more active in my local homebrewers' club
* Teach a friend to brew
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Re: what are your goals for 2 ought 10
« Reply #12 on: January 05, 2010, 12:57:24 PM »
1.  Improve my efficiency
2.  get a mill and start buying in bulk
3.  Streamline my brewcart
4.  Start messing with bugs
5.  Enter more comps
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Re: what are your goals for 2 ought 10
« Reply #13 on: January 05, 2010, 01:04:15 PM »
Start AG brewing

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Re: what are your goals for 2 ought 10
« Reply #14 on: January 05, 2010, 03:39:46 PM »