First crack at this

Discussion in 'General Brewing Discussions' started by GPA, Sep 25, 2016.

  1. Mark D Pirate

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    Seriously looking into a third fridge for fermentation .....or less friends enjoying my beer !!
    Even my food fridge is full of beer (typical bachelor I guess )
     
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    Im screwed lol
     
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    Just remember it all started with that little small mouth:rolleyes:
     
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    whats that a 15 inch?, not bad for a lake small mouth, I haven't caught one this year at all, so better than me lol
     
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    Forget self control... enjoy your handiwork! And brew some more ;)
     
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    No fair that yours is drinkable already... mine is still a week away. Made another batch yesterday, though - the Brew just Keeps on Coming!
     
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    I remember when I was a bachelor there wasn't much food in the fridge :rolleyes:
     
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    Probably got lucky my brew wasn't very complicated lol
     
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    Lake Michigan just shy of 15" if memory serves me right
     
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    Not bad it cleared up pretty well tastes pretty darn good !!
     
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    Nice amber colour and good head too GPA you gotta be happy with that eh! How's she taste ?
     
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    Very happy with the results :)
    Very clean and refreshing flavor slightly fruity at the end , not overly hoped which is what I like, just enough to give it a nice bite ( no offense intended for the ones who like it hopped stronger) definitely going to try this all grain next time.
     
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    Way to go ! Waiting to drink it is the hardest part of brewing .....
    Bloody US-05 is going all ninja on latest brew , pitched yeast 72 hours ago and still only 1/4 inch of krausen but dropped 20 points already
     
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    I only brew to my own tastes ,mad not to unless its for a comp in which case I'd still brew what I like but with style guidelines in mind
     
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    Congratulations on a beer well brewed!
     
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    Now the waiting begins for my rye seems to have finished stopped bubbling yesterday checked today went from 1.048 to 1.012 I'll check again Saturday and bottle. Next purchase is a secondary. Smells outstanding.. learned an important lesson today... never stick your nose to close when you open the fermenter dam near choked the life outa me lol :confused:
     
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    lol we've all don it, carb burn
     
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    Lagers seem much more effective with carb burn to me!
     
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    Figured I may not be the only one. Definitely surprised the crap out of me ,poor wife though the old man was having a seizure :p just got over a cold cleared the sinuses real well
     
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    Good to know...
     

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