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Offline feldmann

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Re: What's Brewing?
« Reply #510 on: November 25, 2018, 02:05:24 PM »
Does anyone have the instructions for those little labels people put on the grolsch lids?

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Re: What's Brewing?
« Reply #511 on: November 25, 2018, 11:08:45 PM »
If you go to the Avery web site they have free label making templates. You can get the Avery round labels at Staples then just print them out.

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Re: What's Brewing?
« Reply #512 on: January 20, 2019, 05:45:38 PM »
Managed to finally get ahead on chores and took advantage of being stuck inside today. Brewed a Golding Hopped English Bitter from Mad Fermentationist, mostly because I had everything on hand.

Had to make something with S-04 because it was the only yeast I had that was ready to pitch. Going to use left over wort to build starters for all the yeast I have laying around.
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Re: What's Brewing?
« Reply #513 on: April 05, 2019, 03:47:34 PM »
So I thought I'd punish myself today and brew a Hefeweizen using a triple decoction mash.
I started at 7:30 this morning and it's now 3:45 and I just started my sparge. Still have a 90 minute boil to go. Better be worth it...
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Re: What's Brewing?
« Reply #514 on: April 05, 2019, 04:52:35 PM »
I brewed a 22 gallon batch 2 weeks ago, biggest batch yet.. Ended up filling 4 kegs last night.

Very happy not to be bottling  :cheers:
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Re: What's Brewing?
« Reply #515 on: April 05, 2019, 06:21:22 PM »
I brewed a 22 gallon batch 2 weeks ago, biggest batch yet.. Ended up filling 4 kegs last night.

Very happy not to be bottling  :cheers:

This is the biggest reason I want to start brewing bigger batches lol

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Re: What's Brewing?
« Reply #516 on: April 06, 2019, 02:59:31 PM »
Last weekend I did my 200th batch of beer and to celebrate I did an imperial maple brown porter. Today I知 transferring it to secondary along with a piece of toasted and charred sugar maple wood. In a week or two I値l add 2.5# of grade B syrup and in a few months when I値l bottle, I値l prime it with maple syrup

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Re: What's Brewing?
« Reply #517 on: April 07, 2019, 09:53:57 AM »
That sounds great @jamie_savoie but be careful with priming with maple syrup. Last time I used it I over primed the bottles and they were way over carbonated.
Sounds like a terrific beer though!

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Re: What's Brewing?
« Reply #518 on: April 07, 2019, 12:41:38 PM »
That sounds great @jamie_savoie but be careful with priming with maple syrup. Last time I used it I over primed the bottles and they were way over carbonated.
Sounds like a terrific beer though!
Do you know how much you used?
I was thinking using this calculator
https://www.northernbrewer.com/pages/priming-sugar-calculator
For 6 gal @ 2.2 vol it would take me 140g of maple (or 0.44cup)

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Re: What's Brewing?
« Reply #519 on: April 07, 2019, 10:06:10 PM »
I used a calculator it was probably that one. But it's probably a good idea to take a gravity reading on the syrup first by watering it down a bit. That way you don't have the same issues I did.

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Re: What's Brewing?
« Reply #520 on: October 03, 2019, 11:11:56 AM »
I finally had some time today to brew something. It's been 2-3 months since I brewed anything so the pipeline is empty.
Since the weather is getting cooler I thought a nice red ale was in order.
 I might add some spices to half of it and make it a pumpkin spice ale...  :cheers:

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Re: What's Brewing?
« Reply #521 on: October 03, 2019, 04:16:11 PM »
I finally had some time today to brew something. It's been 2-3 months since I brewed anything so the pipeline is empty.
Since the weather is getting cooler I thought a nice red ale was in order.
 I might add some spices to half of it and make it a pumpkin spice ale...  :cheers:

Cool. Yeah. It's getting colder. I recently brewed a Rye IPA.
I'll try to squeeze in a couple of brews in the next few weeks - just to make sure there's beer to keep warm.  :cheers:

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Re: What's Brewing?
« Reply #522 on: October 04, 2019, 08:54:55 AM »
About 2 weeks ago I brewed a hoppy 4% pale (aka session ipa), it was for the hunting camp last week and the boys enjoyed having a couple of taps in the middle of nowhere. Next week I知 thinking brewing a brown or a stout or both
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Re: What's Brewing?
« Reply #523 on: October 07, 2019, 05:42:52 PM »
Not sure if this counts as brewing...I grabbed a carboy full of Revelation before it went to the fermenter and pitched Voss Kveik into it. Pitched at around 90f. which seemed a bit crazy. Looking forward to seeing how it turns out, this would be my first time using Kveik yeast

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Re: What's Brewing?
« Reply #524 on: October 08, 2019, 12:58:47 PM »
Last night I kegged 2 NEIPA, 1 black IPA, an Imperial Stout and a Raspberry Lambic..  It will be a great Thanksgiving  :cheers:
Give a man a beer and he'll waste an hour, teach him how to brew beer and he'll waste a lifetime.