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    Head First

     

    Join Date: 02/15/12
    Location: Back in the mountains
    My Brewing:

    RIMS with older MASHMATE 1600 Controller. In the process of updating to PID controllers for 2 mash tun's at a time. 3 ten gal. Polarware SS kettles (modified). Have 2 modified 16gal kegs for alternate boil kettle/HLT for 5-10-15-20gal batches (why brew 5 when ya can brew more in same amount of time?) Also Lagering/beer frig with Johnson controller and a keezer that holds 8 kegs with 4 beer taps and 1 Root Beer tap.. This is all contained in a 16x28 addition to the house complete with utility sink, grain room-storage area,Hop covered patio, tasting or just plain drinking space with table and chairs and a beautiful view of trees birds, flowers and mountains. Began brewing in December 2010, started building this system by October 2011 hence the name HEAD FIRST BREWING. So many beers so little time. We'll do our best to try them all!

    My Beers:

    I prefer IPA's but brew several European styles and lots of Northwest styles. Working with cellar barleywine and barrel aging. Long slow process. Very rewarding at times.

    Brew Breakdown By Phase:
    • Planning: 4
    • Brewing: 0
    • Primary Fermentation: 6
    • Secondary Fermentation: 0
    • Conditioning: 1
    • Ready To Drink: 29
    • All Gone: 105
    Shared Recipes:
      Title Style Size ABV IBU Color Views Brewed
    brewer logo American Dark Wheat Belgian Specialty Ale 6.5 gal 4.98% 16.78
    5396 0
    brewer logo THORS THUNDER Russian Imperial Stout 5.5 gal 8.97% 106.94
    2738 3
    brewer logo Weed Feed and Mow Cream Ale 11 gal 5.49% 17.65
    2560 2
    brewer logo J&D's Belgian IPA Specialty IPA: Belgian IPA 10 gal 7.99% 87.9
    2008 0
    brewer logo Bitchin' Belgian Wit Witbier 11 gal 3.76% 13.16
    1818 1
    brewer logo Grasshopper Hefewizen Weizen/Weissbier 10.5 gal 5.19% 14.18
    1725 2
    brewer logo East Coast Blonde Ale Blonde Ale 9 gal 5.13% 20.34
    1478 3
    brewer logo Head First Scotch Ale Scottish Export 80/- 11.5 gal 4.79% 22.87
    1419 1
    brewer logo 2012 Christmas Pale Ale American Pale Ale 10 gal 6.04% 41.11
    1373 1
    brewer logo IPA American IPA 11 gal 6.2% 146.01
    1183 0
    brewer logo Head First Pale Ale American Pale Ale 6.5 gal 5.28% 35.84
    970 2
    brewer logo Northshore Imperial IPA Imperial IPA 5.75 gal 9.41% 150.52
    937 1
    brewer logo Spring Creame Cream Ale 12 gal 4.45% 10.92
    835 3
    brewer logo Scott's Thor's Thunder Russian Imperial Stout 5 gal 8.46% 333.19
    826 0
    brewer logo St Patty's Blarney Beer Irish Red Ale 10 gal 4.81% 21.16
    733 1
    brewer logo HEAD FIRST Octoberfest V (snapshot) Oktoberfest/Märzen 10 gal 6.43% 26.21
    497 1
    brewer logo #97 trappist dubbel (snapshot) Belgian Dubbel 12 gal 7.27% 20.79
    484 1
    brewer logo JANET'S BROWN ALE Northern English Brown 10 gal 6.52% 73.68
    456 1
    brewer logo AG Scotch Ale (snapshot) Scottish Export 80/- 10 gal 4.9% 28.03
    437 1
    brewer logo J&D Robust Porter (snapshot) Robust Porter 20 gal 6.53% 32.29
    432 2
    brewer logo Head First Copper King Red Ale Belgian Dark Strong Ale 10 gal 6.79% 40.67
    429 1
    brewer logo Pliny The Elder Clone Imperial IPA 12 gal 7.83% 77.53
    385 0
    brewer logo PALE ALE #65 (snapshot) American Pale Ale 10 gal 6.82% 72.11
    367 1
    brewer logo HEAD FIRST Octoberfest VI (snapshot) Oktoberfest/Märzen 10 gal 5.5% 17.48
    349 1
    brewer logo Light Saison Saison 11 gal 5.51% 26.48
    324 1
    brewer logo HEAD ELEVENTYFIRST BIG BAD BELGIAN American Barleywine 5 gal 13.08% 132.22
    254 1
    brewer logo Bitchin' Belgian Wit (snapshot) Witbier 10 gal 4.54% 24.84
    233 1
    brewer logo Head First Copper King Red IPA (snapshot) Specialty IPA: Red IPA 10 gal 6.51% 62.53
    195 1
    brewer logo EVERY 20 HOMEGROWN Pale Ale American Pale Ale 10.5 gal 4.93% 37.23
    176 1
    brewer logo 1EVERY20-IPA (snapshot) American IPA 10 gal 6.78% 62.29
    173 1
    brewer logo Head First Copper King Red Ale (snapshot) American Amber Ale 10 gal 6.79% 40.67
    157 1
    brewer logo Tangerine Wheat American Wheat Beer 10 gal 5.47% 26.17
    103 1
    brewer logo Pale Ale Belgian Pale Ale 10 gal 6.35% 36.23
    92 0
    Brew Logs:
    TitleStyleBrew DayPhaseType
    Tangerine WheatAmerican Wheat Beer 2018-12-09 Ready To Drink All Grain
    Light SaisonSaison 2018-01-21 All Gone All Grain
    EVERY 20 HOMEGROWN Pale AleAmerican Pale Ale 2017-10-29 All Gone All Grain
    Bitchin' Belgian WitWitbier 2017-10-15 All Gone All Grain
    Head First Copper King Red AleAmerican Amber Ale 2017-07-08 All Gone All Grain
    Head First Copper King Red IPASpecialty IPA: Red IPA 2017-07-08 All Gone All Grain
    HEAD FIRST Octoberfest VIOktoberfest/Märzen 2017-04-21 All Gone All Grain
    J&D Robust PorterRobust Porter 2017-03-04 Ready To Drink All Grain
    PALE ALE #65American Pale Ale 2016-12-04 All Gone All Grain
    AG Scotch AleScottish Export 80/- 2016-12-04 All Gone All Grain
    Head First Copper King Red AleBelgian Dark Strong Ale 2016-08-27 All Gone All Grain
    1EVERY20-IPAAmerican IPA 2016-05-06 All Gone All Grain
    HEAD FIRST Octoberfest VOktoberfest/Märzen 2016-04-16 All Gone All Grain
    HEAD ELEVENTYFIRST BIG BAD BELGIANAmerican Barleywine 2015-10-11 Ready To Drink All Grain
    #97 trappist dubbelBelgian Dubbel 2014-12-03 Ready To Drink All Grain
    Spring CreameCream Ale 2014-02-28 All Gone All Grain
    St Patty's Blarney BeerIrish Red Ale 2014-01-30 All Gone All Grain
    Northshore Imperial IPAImperial IPA 2014-01-17 All Gone All Grain
    JANET'S BROWN ALENorthern English Brown 2013-12-29 All Gone All Grain
    THORS THUNDERRussian Imperial Stout 2013-12-08 All Gone All Grain
    Peach SessionFruit Beer 2013-10-16 All Gone All Grain
    Grasshopper HefewizenWeizen/Weissbier 2013-06-02 All Gone All Grain
    Bitchin' Belgian WitWitbier 2013-02-20 All Gone All Grain
    Weed Feed and MowCream Ale 2012-05-23 All Gone All Grain
    Head First Scotch AleScottish Export 80/- 2012-04-13 All Gone All Grain
    East Coast Blonde AleBlonde Ale 2012-03-17 All Gone All Grain
    Head First Pale AleAmerican Pale Ale 2012-03-11 All Gone All Grain
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