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Goodbye Winter!
Well, with the winter thaw upon us and temperatures rising, it's time to say goodbye to winter and hello to spring and, with it, brewing season 2015! Since it went over well with folk, we're going to get started this coming Sunday with an all-grain recreati...
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Been a while...
... since the last update. I've previously written that we'd planned on entering our first homebrew competition this year with the New England Regional Homebrew Competition, by entering our Oaked Oatmeal Stout. Well, due to the flatness of the beers opened ...
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Uh-oh...
Time for a mega disappointment. Yesterday I passed out four bottles of the Oaked Oatmeal Stout to some coworkers. Then, when I got home, I opened one and was greeted with.... nothing. No hiss from popping the cap. No foam when pouring. No head on the beer. ...
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One day, four beers
So yesterday we'd planned on kegging the Nut Brown  and, in order to do so, we needed a couple empty kegs. We had one empty already, and were close to empty on another. So what do we do? "Hey Brian, want to come help us empty this keg?" "I'll be right there...
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A great day for beer
So today we had the fine pleasure of racking our Nut Brown  to secondary, which we're doing to further clarify it before we keg it. We got a great final gravity of 1.012 - 1.014, giving us around ~4.7% ABV. I do believe this wound up turning out great. Thou...
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Haven't looked at g+ in like... a year? At least? Anyone have any idea how the fuck to sort posts by date??
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Events of today's brew
Well today was a very successful brew day. We brewed ten gallons of a brown ale and discovered some more old kegs of years-old homebrew. There's some good stuff to note here, so let's get started. For info on the brown ale brew, click  here . Before we even...
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