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PostPosted: Thu Apr 24, 2008 7:08 pm
by redtail28
Well it's been along but fun project. I started building
my brew stand a couple of months ago.I cut up a shit
Load for bed frames from the old Dixie hotel, bet if they
Could talk the stories they would tell! :wink:
Bought a welding machine and taught myself to weld.
Now by no mean is it pretty but I feel good about it.

Well I'm at a point where it's time to make BEER!!
It’s working, now it's time learn to brew on
My homemade H.E.R.M.S
I'll pimp it out later!!!!!!!!! 8)

Here are a couple of pictures
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PostPosted: Thu Apr 24, 2008 7:36 pm
by redtail28
What should I brew first?
Munich Helles or golden strong ale?

PostPosted: Thu Apr 24, 2008 7:47 pm
by triple-oh_six
Looks great man, many a homebrewer has taught himself to weld for just this reason.
Good job, and good luck with your future brews.

PostPosted: Thu Apr 24, 2008 7:51 pm
by triple-oh_six
My vote would be the golden strong, but I'm biased, it's one of my favorites.

PostPosted: Fri Apr 25, 2008 8:21 am
by yeastmeister
Looks Great! Since you asked, I added a poll to the top for people to vote. I voted the belgian as well.

PostPosted: Fri Apr 25, 2008 10:04 am
by zeeboz
I voted for the Munich Helles only because I coudn't vote for both :lol:
Let us know when you want to brew - we'll swing by and give you a hand.

PostPosted: Sat Apr 26, 2008 10:01 am
by aleguy
Gotta love the Belgians.

PostPosted: Sun Apr 27, 2008 1:55 pm
by redtail28
Well Belgain Golden SSSSStrong ale it is.
So 10 gallon it is. Going for a Duvel clone.
My only day off is Tuesday and on the weekend
I'm on call. I started my starter today I pitch
2 tubes of White labs wlp 570 into 2000 ml
Of wort. I plan on stepping it up Monday
After work and maybe again Tuesday morning

If anyone is interested in coming by I live
At 211 Leonie ST in Lafayette.

If someone wants to stop by on their lunch
break email me and I'll have lunch for you. :)

PostPosted: Sun Apr 27, 2008 3:16 pm
by triple-oh_six
redtail28 wrote:Well Belgain Golden SSSSStrong ale it is.
So 10 gallon it is. Going for a Duvel clone.
My only day off is Tuesday and on the weekend
I'm on call. I started my starter today I pitch
2 tubes of White labs wlp 570 into 2000 ml
Of wort. I plan on stepping it up Monday
After work and maybe again Tuesday morning

If anyone is interested in coming by I live
At 211 Leonie ST in Lafayette.

If someone wants to stop by on their lunch
break email me and I'll have lunch for you. :)


I may come by, I stepped in a hole at the festival and sprained the shit out of my ankle. I had to call in sick for a few days. Supriseingly I was sober when I fell, just horrible luck.
I hope all goes well with your brew.
Prost

PostPosted: Mon Apr 28, 2008 7:43 am
by yeastmeister
You call that an excuse?!? Your back is one thing, an ankle is completely different. Get off your ??? and hobble on over there. :)

PostPosted: Mon Apr 28, 2008 8:31 am
by redtail28
If there was tits and free beer I'm sure
he would be skipping over! :lol:

PostPosted: Mon Apr 28, 2008 12:21 pm
by yeastmeister
ok semaj0006, how about this, I'll bring over one of my brandy barrel barley wines and a couple of ibuprofen tablets, the ibuprofen will stop the pain, and the barley wine will eliminate the possibility of wanting to walk anymore....

PostPosted: Mon Apr 28, 2008 12:52 pm
by triple-oh_six
I think it's broken, I'll try and stop by after the dr.
Yeah, i'll need something stronger than ibuprofen.

PostPosted: Tue Apr 29, 2008 8:59 pm
by triple-oh_six
How did your brewday go?

Sorry I couldn't make it, on top of my other problems the battery was dead in my truck this morning. I didn't get it running until late in the afternoon. :(

Hope your brew went well.

PostPosted: Wed Apr 30, 2008 1:56 pm
by redtail28
Wellllllll !! Alot of small problems like temp gage getting
wet and stop working.SS braid got stuck which made changing
temps tough, and getting the pump working right. Next challenge
was cooling, I was able to get to 77 need to work on that. Transffered
and placed in cooler. I finished around 630pm I think. I pitch the yeast at 830pm and at 330am both carboys where starting to show sign of fermation.missed my gravity :shock: ended up at 1.065 or 16 brix.
OOOOOO well

Thanks to Zeke,Gene And Steve for the help and advice 8)

Can you say
"False bottom"
see I knew you could :roll: