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#1 SchwanzBrewer

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Posted 01 January 2020 - 12:48 PM

It's a new decade. I guess I'll start the thread.

 

Brewing stout on Friday.

 

Cheers!


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Posted 01 January 2020 - 01:27 PM

10 gallons of Bavarian pils today, complete with yeast comparison test.  It's L17 vs Wyeast Munich lager for this one.  Happy New Year!


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Posted 01 January 2020 - 01:47 PM

American amber lager next week (Tuesday?); kegging a 2-Hearted Ale clone tomorrow and an O-fest on Friday.


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Posted 01 January 2020 - 02:01 PM

My house NEIPA mashing now and a starter of British Ale V ready to go. Pilsner/Helles planned with Bayern for next weekend. Need to get some stock up then I hope for one batch a month.

Eta: looks like the lagers will be with S-189 since I forgot I had saved the yeast from the last batch.

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Posted 01 January 2020 - 02:10 PM

One of my brew-years's resolutions is to work more from a cushion, in that, I want to always have something fermenting/cold-crashing/kegged and awaiting an open tap. 

 

And along that line, to give my lagers more time in the cold before tapping, to really let them show best right from the first glass, rather than it taking half a keg to really start shining.

 

Been buying more storebought beer in the last year or 2, and with prices ever increasing, I need to carve out more time to make my own and buy less.

 

Not having any major home-improvement projects planned for 2020 should help a lot in that regard.


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#6 ER Pemberton

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Posted 01 January 2020 - 02:12 PM

Czech pilsner today. Start early!
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Posted 01 January 2020 - 02:17 PM

Here's my first batch of 2020/last batch of 2019 in my spike conical. 2nd time using it.

 

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Posted 01 January 2020 - 03:15 PM

Impressive!


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Posted 02 January 2020 - 08:38 AM

Have a NEIPA planned for Sunday. Pearl malt with a little bit of wheat base, Mosaic and Galaxy at the end of the boil, then the same additions at day 3 or 4 of fermentation. Toss up between using yeast 1318 or 1450.
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Posted 02 January 2020 - 09:12 AM

Have a NEIPA planned for Sunday. Pearl malt with a little bit of wheat base, Mosaic and Galaxy at the end of the boil, then the same additions at day 3 or 4 of fermentation. Toss up between using yeast 1318 or 1450.

Sounds good to me!  I know I have a preference over those two yeast in that style beer and it may surprise some.


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Posted 02 January 2020 - 09:30 PM

OK... Gonna brew something in 2020! 

 

I have a 55lb. sack of Viking Pale Ale Malt that I ordered recently, and I just ordered a pound each of Chinook, Cascade, and Centennial from Adventures in Homebrewing. Saw this deal on HomebrewFinds.com: 

 

https://www.homebrew...ping-promo.html

 

Probably going to start with a small batch SMaSH brew to try out the Viking malt and get back into practice!

 

Edit: Been reading Denny and Drew's "Simple Homebrewing" and it's got me excited to brew again!


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Posted 04 January 2020 - 08:54 AM

On deck for tomorrow is a sort of American Ale.  GP, wheat and then small amounts of dark crystal and Special B.  Northern Brewer to bitter and then another ounce towards the end of the boil and 1056.  5.2%, 28 IBUs, SRM of about 12.  Cheers gang.  


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#13 SchwanzBrewer

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Posted 04 January 2020 - 12:33 PM

You know what helps when you do BIAB?

Using the fecking bag. Shit.
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Posted 04 January 2020 - 12:50 PM

You know what helps when you do BIAB?

Using the fecking bag. Shit.


Ouch! That must have been a mess.
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Posted 04 January 2020 - 12:51 PM

Looking to brew this either Monday or Tuesday:

 

5lb Pils

5lb 2-row

1lb C-40

2 oz Carafa

 

Magnum (11.1% AA, pellets), 0.5 oz at both 90 min and 30 min

Mt. Hood (5.0% AA, pellets), 0.5 oz at both 10 min and flameout

 

A fresh slurry of 34/70 will handle the heavy lifting in the primary. 

 

Shooting for ~1.060, 35-40 IBUs, and ~12 SRM for 5.5 gallons in the primary.


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Posted 04 January 2020 - 12:56 PM

Ouch! That must have been a mess.


Yes. Yes it was. Most complicated and messy step mash ever.
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#17 ER Pemberton

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Posted 04 January 2020 - 01:08 PM

You know what helps when you do BIAB?

Using the fecking bag. Shit.

Whoopsie doodle.  


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Posted 04 January 2020 - 01:45 PM

Maybe, just maybe, I'll get in a batch of Noti Brown tomorrow.


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Posted 04 January 2020 - 01:53 PM

Maybe, just maybe, I'll get in a batch of Noti Brown tomorrow.


Dooeet. Been a while since I brewed that.
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Posted 04 January 2020 - 03:12 PM

Dooeet. Been a while since I brewed that.

Me, too!  I usually get to it in Sept. but I'm way behind this year.  Got some MI Chinooks to use in it, which are so much different than PNW Chinook


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