Who is brewing this weekend? June 20th edition

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  1. ventura78

    ventura78 Pundit (948) Nov 22, 2003 Massachusetts

    I'm not, but I do have 15 gallons of my house beer to bottle, La Chouffe IPA clone. Good timing too, I'm just about out of the last batch.
  2. jbakajust1

    jbakajust1 Pooh-Bah (2,456) Aug 25, 2009 Oregon

    Building another STC 1000 for my incubator and to do a club Tech Talk on the build in a week.

    Also brewing the single mash / split boils Saison, German Hefe, and Berlinerweisse that I was going to do last weekend but never got to. My grains are milled. My SN Kellerweisse starter is ready. My Cascade Lacto starter is ready. My captured from Arlington air Saison strain from Jasper Yeast is ready. Fermentation fridge is clean, bleached, and ready. Need to make sure the burner is ready.

    Also going to step up some Kolsch slurry for the Berliner off the last runnings, as well as make 8 100ml starters from the last runnings to step up my Brett strains for my upcoming 14 gallon wine barrel Belgian Blonde (will also get Cascade Lacto).
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  3. MrOH

    MrOH Pooh-Bah (2,989) Jul 5, 2010 Malta

    Bottling a saison and brewing this years Christmas beer.

    FeDUBBELFIST Pooh-Bah (1,641) Oct 31, 2009 Pennsylvania

    Buying grain for my next couple brewdays and will be starting a sour mash for a Berliner on Sunday.
  5. slusk

    slusk Initiate (0) Sep 28, 2009 Virginia

    Brewing a cream ale. First time using a new water profile, anxious to see how it turns out!
  6. mattbk

    mattbk Savant (1,087) Dec 12, 2011 New York

    Double 10 gal batch of English Strong Ale, both will get a 3 hour boil. Should be a long day, but fairly easy. Planning on some oak staves soaked in bourbon additions before kegging.
  7. CurtFromHershey

    CurtFromHershey Initiate (0) Oct 4, 2012 Minnesota

    Bottling a kolsch on Saturday and then brewing a 5.25 gal centennial pale ale on Sunday
  8. ipas-for-life

    ipas-for-life Initiate (0) Feb 28, 2012 Virginia

    Bottling a bastard and a half ale tonight. Brewing an Oktoberfest ale and ipa tomorrow. Still deciding on the hops for the ipa. Might pick up something I haven't tried before. About to do a little research on Wakatu, Motueka and Zythos before I go to the lhbs at lunch.
  9. FATC1TY

    FATC1TY Initiate (0) Feb 12, 2012 Georgia

    Brewing up another IPA I've been tinkering with, and probably a brown ale as well.

    Going to try and have the brown done by the time I rack the RIS out of the barrel, and then toss the brown in there behind it for a little while to keep the barrel full.

    Other than that- maybe some keg cleaning, and kegging my saison.
  10. carteravebrew

    carteravebrew Initiate (0) Jan 21, 2010 Colorado

    We finally nailed an IPA recipe we really like.
    Going to try and replicate it tomorrow.

    We used WLP001 for the first batch, but there is a new local yeast supplier in town (can't remember the name right now), so with this 10 gallon batch, one carboy will get WLP001 and the other will get this supplier's equivalent to see if they're the same. Just for curiosity's sake.
  11. Tebuken

    Tebuken Initiate (0) Jun 6, 2009 Argentina

    Going to brew an IPA tomorrow afternoon, I´m planning on adding a nice load of gypsum to my RO water
  12. scurvy311

    scurvy311 Initiate (0) Dec 3, 2005 Louisiana

    Heading to a friends house Monday to help with a blueberry dunkelweizzen and make some homemade ice cream using some home brewed coffee stout. Yum...very excited.
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  13. inchrisin

    inchrisin Initiate (0) Sep 25, 2008 Indiana

    I've found that cream ales really start to taste great after about 3 1/2 months. Great way to end summer.
  14. marc77

    marc77 Initiate (0) May 25, 2001 California

    Vienna malt + ultra SMaSH blonde ale. Nothing special, just an easy drinker. Gotta use up that bag of Weyermann Vienna and Ultra is just a great hop.
  15. DubbelMan

    DubbelMan Initiate (0) Mar 17, 2009 New York

    Brown ale with Vienna and GP. Heavy hop with Centennial. US05.

  16. ventura78

    ventura78 Pundit (948) Nov 22, 2003 Massachusetts

    I need to get a Christmas beer in the pipeline. Only 5 five more days and we are on the downward slide to that holiday.
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  17. psychotia

    psychotia Pundit (821) Jun 27, 2009 Wisconsin

    Another saison in an attempt to iron out my all grain system. Same recipe as my last one, hoping to repeat all my measures... Then onward!
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  18. Dan_Inreallife

    Dan_Inreallife Initiate (0) Jan 22, 2012 Colorado

    Brewing a 10gal batch of stout - 5gal of which will be used for some coffee experiments after primary fermentation. Also bottling and Amber and an ESB.
  19. atpca

    atpca Initiate (0) Jun 10, 2013 California

    Topping up the Solera, since I couldn't resist the peaches at the farmers market today.
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  20. jbakajust1

    jbakajust1 Pooh-Bah (2,456) Aug 25, 2009 Oregon

    1 mash, 2 boil, 3 beers, finishing cleanup now and enjoying a beer.
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  21. Beerswimmer

    Beerswimmer Initiate (0) Mar 4, 2013 Texas

    A big Tripel on Monday night.
  22. CDennyRun

    CDennyRun Initiate (0) Mar 2, 2014 Washington

    No brewing this weekend, even though I really should be. I'm running out of brew! I might do some hard cider tomorrow, and check the gravity on last weeks brew.


  23. CDennyRun

    CDennyRun Initiate (0) Mar 2, 2014 Washington

    If you don't mind me asking, what's your recipe? I've been wanting to brew a cream ale for a while now.


  24. spartan1979

    spartan1979 Pundit (924) Dec 29, 2005 Missouri

    I brewed a Rauchbier today. Just waiting to pitch the yeast. I want the beer at 45* when I pitch and the chiller could only get it down to 52*.
  25. DPA-35

    DPA-35 Initiate (0) Jun 21, 2014

    I can't til I get moved to Memphis.
  26. slusk

    slusk Initiate (0) Sep 28, 2009 Virginia

    It's an all grain brew. You may have to scale it up, I brew 2.5 gallon batches.
    2.5 gallon
    OG 1.047
    IBU 19
    SRM 3

    2lb 3oz Briess 2 row
    2lb 3oz Belgian pilsner
    6oz flaked corn
    .26oz cascade FWH
    .35oz cascade 5 min

    Mash @ 149
    Boil 90 minutes
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  27. CDennyRun

    CDennyRun Initiate (0) Mar 2, 2014 Washington

    Thanks man! Sounds yummy!
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  28. kneary13

    kneary13 Initiate (0) Jan 30, 2010 Massachusetts

    Double brew weekend for me!
    3 gallon (final volume) DIPA that will get a mango, a cantaloupe and grapefruit zest in secondary instead of dry hopping. I brewed this for my honeymoon a few years ago and wifey is finally getting her dream of the rebrew.
    also doing a 5 gallon Paters/Taffel bier that will come in around 3.7-4.0%. not sure exactly b/c i am BIAB'ing it and haven't done that in a while. Hopping with Saaz and Amarillo and going with WYEAST 1762 (abbey II)
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  29. pweis909

    pweis909 Grand Pooh-Bah (3,114) Aug 13, 2005 Wisconsin

    No brewing, but I'll keg a bitter tomorrow. I also need to do some work on my kegging set-up - add a manifold so I can serve more than 2 at a time.
  30. ThomP

    ThomP Initiate (0) Nov 22, 2007 Texas

    I'll be brewing a Blond today. pilsner/Vienna malt, sazz T-58 yeast. :grinning:
  31. NHhomebrewguy

    NHhomebrewguy Initiate (0) Apr 9, 2012 New Hampshire

    Double brew day today!!! This morning is a lemon zest and peppercorn saison and tonight will be a grains of paradise and orange zest wheat ale. Cheers gang!
  32. josmickam

    josmickam Initiate (0) Apr 19, 2013 Georgia

    I'm cold crashing my double IIPA today. Possibly bottling my berliner weisse today. And brewing an american pale ale after I clean up some of my equipment and make room!
  33. Curmudgeon

    Curmudgeon Pundit (946) May 29, 2014 Massachusetts

    Brewed my first beer ever yesterday! A Belgian Pale Ale from a pre-measured kit from Beer and Wine Hobby in Woburn. I'll be posting pics and some thoughts in another thread soon. Stop over - critiques, tips and comments welcome!
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  34. Jaguar

    Jaguar Initiate (0) Jul 16, 2006 Massachusetts

    A Belgian Tripel from leftovers. Extract with steeping grains.
    I had 6lbs. of Pilsner LME, 1lb. of extra light DME, 1 lb. of cara pils, 2oz. of Czec Saaz, and a tube of Whitelabs WLP500, which I could have boiled up, but...what the hell, go big or go home, right?. I bought 3 more lbs. of light DME, 1lb. of clear candy syrup, and another tube of WLP500. According to the Brewers Friend calculator I needed more Hops for bittering, and when I opened the cooler, the first thing staring me in the face was an Oz. of Citra pellets. Sold! (I'm sure they use lots of Citra in Belgium) Now that I sit here looking at the grocery list, this better be good, because it cost me a fortune. Good thing I didn't have to buy it all at once. (O.G. 1.084)
  35. kennyg

    kennyg Initiate (0) Dec 31, 2007 Illinois

    Just throwing some dry-hops into my Chinook/Golden Promise ale. Cheers!!
  36. ventura78

    ventura78 Pundit (948) Nov 22, 2003 Massachusetts

    Is it me, or has anyone else noticed that the views on this thread and others are through the roof. This one usually gets around 500 & now its about to break 10,000? Thoughts?
  37. CASK1

    CASK1 Initiate (0) Jan 7, 2010 Florida

    Brewed a dark mild today for the wife (but I'll drink as much as i can!).
  38. lennerja

    lennerja Initiate (0) Feb 27, 2011 Illinois

    Late, but no brewing for me. Just dry-hopping an IPA and trying to do some work on a keg of saison to make room!
  39. MrOH

    MrOH Pooh-Bah (2,989) Jul 5, 2010 Malta

    Seems like there has recently been an influx of new folks on the forum, but I wouldn't think it was that much.
  40. L3MI

    L3MI Initiate (0) Feb 19, 2013 Illinois

    This isnt a weekend brew but...

    Wednsday I am brewing up a Saison that will simultaneously recieve a pitch of ECY01 Bugfarm!!! Got a starter running for the Sach. last night.
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