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  1. Josh Hughes

    Josh Hughes Well-Known Member

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    #1 Josh Hughes, Apr 7, 2020
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    Just getting started. Opened up my first home brew a few days ago the Block Party amber from Northern brewers. Turned out as expected just a little stronger (only had enough liquid for 40 bottles).

    next up I am doing a 1 gallon all grain.
    I bought the ingredients just to try to learn. How will this turn out?
    HOME BREW RECIPE:
    Title: Smash IPA

    Brew Method: BIAB
    Style Name: American Pale Ale
    Boil Time: 60 min
    Batch Size: 1 gallons (fermentor volume)
    Boil Size: 1.5 gallons
    Boil Gravity: 1.052
    Efficiency: 70% (brew house)

    Hop Utilization Multiplier: 1

    STATS:
    Original Gravity: 1.078
    Final Gravity: 1.019
    ABV (standard): 7.65%
    IBU (tinseth): 64.95
    SRM (morey): 4.74
    Mash pH: 0

    FERMENTABLES:
    3 lb - Brewers Malt 2-Row (100%)

    HOPS:
    1 oz - Cascade, Type: Pellet, AA: 7, Use: Boil for 15 min, IBU: 64.95

    PRIMING:
    Method: dextrose
    Amount: 0.9 oz
    CO2 Level: 2.45 Volumes
     
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    Qelcome to BF!
    That was my first brew as well, a little over two years ago.
     
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    Welcome thanks for posting you sure you only want to make a gallon with the all grain batch surely youncan squeeze in 3:).

    No pressure or anything but the same amount of time will yeild more beer. But totally understand if you just want to try it out for now.
    Recipe loojs good itll make beer. Good luck take notes and report back:).
     
  4. Josh Hughes

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    All of my stuff to make 5 gallon batches is at my brew buddy house. Not going to anyone’s house right now lol. So I can only do a gallon with what I have here. Actually still waiting on the order to ship.
     
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    Welcome!

    The recipe looks great. Nothing like a SMaSH beer to see what the ingredients bring to the table.

    Good luck! Keep us posted.
     
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    Good deal thanks!
     
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    Welcome Jnh, looks like you’re making a good start. Enjoy the process, and let us know how it works out.
     
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    Welcome. I don't have the patience for iterative processes but they are a great way to learn.
     
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    Howdy, I'm awaiting the arrival of the same kit and beer recipe and can't wait to start my first brew.... Did you find the recipe and process simple. Is it bottled yet? IF so how did it turn out?
     
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    That's a great way to get started! One malt, one hop - taste the results and repeat to see if you can make the same beer twice!
     
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    Bottled yesterday. It wasn’t a kit I just read a lot to come up with an easy way to make it. I made a lot of mistakes. I brewed another batch last Thursday and didn’t make the same mistakes. But made a new one or two lol
     
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    Sometimes the mistakes turn out to be OK and better than you expected. If you get to the yeast pitching with good sanitation, you probably will be ok. Welcome!
     

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