What'd ya'll make today?

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Re: What'd ya'll make today?

Post by TXChiliMayo » Tue Jan 19, 2021 8:47 pm

40 gallon mash, large batch method:
50 lbs corn meal
55 lbs pale malt
10 lbs extra dark crystal
5 lbs crisp English chocolate malt
Osphaug Kveik yeast

Tomorrow will make 40 gal single malt, golden promise with above adjunct grains and yeast.

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Re: What'd ya'll make today?

Post by Rrmuf » Wed Jan 20, 2021 4:51 am

Distilling an OEG! Smelled powerful going in but it is not starting well.... odd odours in the lead jar. :-/
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Re: What'd ya'll make today?

Post by Durhommer » Wed Jan 20, 2021 9:35 am

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Ujssm rocking the airlocks
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Re: What'd ya'll make today?

Post by NZChris » Wed Jan 20, 2021 11:37 am

SaltyStaves wrote:
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Banana blossom gin.
I've got a banana flowering now, so it won't be long and I'll have one to use.

What parts of the blossom did you use?

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Re: What'd ya'll make today?

Post by SaltyStaves » Wed Jan 20, 2021 11:55 am

NZChris wrote:
Wed Jan 20, 2021 11:37 am
SaltyStaves wrote:
Thu Dec 24, 2020 1:23 pm
Banana blossom gin.
I've got a banana flowering now, so it won't be long and I'll have one to use.

What parts of the blossom did you use?
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Rinsed and removed the stamens of every individual and immediately dropped them into some high proof spirit (still went brown). It was a fairly high ratio of flowers to spirit, but was still quite delicate and I used all of the mascerated spirit in the final gin.

I could have done a bigger batch if I had an extra pair of hands. Most of them ended up in tempura and used as an entrée for a thai curry.

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Re: What'd ya'll make today?

Post by Durhommer » Wed Jan 20, 2021 2:36 pm

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Big ol batch of wineos wash
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Re: What'd ya'll make today?

Post by Durhommer » Wed Jan 20, 2021 4:24 pm

Its sizzling like bacon
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Re: What'd ya'll make today?

Post by Windswept » Wed Jan 20, 2021 4:37 pm

My first malt is germinating! Hit 45% moisture after the 4th steep. Already about half the grains are chitting
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Post by Magic » Wed Jan 20, 2021 5:06 pm

Durhommer wrote:
Wed Jan 20, 2021 9:35 am
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Ujssm rocking the airlocks
really interested in doing some ujssm . is wrapping fermenters relay effective in fermenting?

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Post by Windswept » Wed Jan 20, 2021 5:18 pm

Magic wrote:
Wed Jan 20, 2021 5:06 pm
Durhommer wrote:
Wed Jan 20, 2021 9:35 am
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Ujssm rocking the airlocks
really interested in doing some ujssm . is wrapping fermenters relay effective in fermenting?
I find it really effective. I wrap my garbage cans in that shiny bubble wrap stuff, works like a charm.
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Re: What'd ya'll make today?

Post by TXChiliMayo » Wed Jan 20, 2021 6:20 pm

Scrapped my plan above for today and ran 110 lbs of Golden Promise through my mill and in to convert, just pitched the Kveik starter about 15 min ago. Now I wait...
next week should have 70ish gallons of bourbon and single malt to strip and gumball. Then on to another bourbon and a 100% peat malt run.

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Re: What'd ya'll make today?

Post by Baxda » Wed Jan 20, 2021 7:18 pm

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40 gallons of honey bear, all wrapped up for the night. I'll take a gravity reading in the morning and pitch the yeast.

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Post by River Rat » Wed Jan 20, 2021 8:02 pm

Trying some Booner's all corn. Man those liquid enzymes make it easy to work with, and the SG came in at 1.061 with nothing but cracked corn. I don't have any equipment to check pH either. I'd rather be lucky than good I guess. Just letting the yeasties do their thing now.
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Re: What'd ya'll make today?

Post by Bryan1 » Wed Jan 20, 2021 9:47 pm

Last week I opened up my apple cider only to find a fungus typr crud was growing ontop of the wash so decided to chuck in my 4" pot still to strip, as it was a low ABV wash got just over 4 litre of low wines to 35%. Went and bought a couple of fuigi apples and used some herbs, let it macerate for 5 days giving it a good mix everyday and ran it yesterday.

Did the cut's this morning and put 2 litres of 65% on French Oak to age for a year or so.

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Re: What'd ya'll make today?

Post by silverbean » Thu Jan 21, 2021 4:41 am

Made a new 3/4 over 1/2 inch Liebig to go with my new 2 inch 3 foot column. Just need to make a RC and my new CCVM will be ready for the cleaning runs. May have gone a bit overboard with the length but it fits where I will use it. Might have to upgrade the boiler, I don't know if 1300 watts will drive it.
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Re: What'd ya'll make today?

Post by Rrmuf » Thu Jan 21, 2021 7:16 am

Finishing the OEG (...plus a bit) I was worried about the other day. +1 on all the adolations of this excellent, excellent process. It tastes great and smell even better!!!!!
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Re: What'd ya'll make today?

Post by Durhommer » Thu Jan 21, 2021 10:18 am

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Hard days coming it's a 12 12 pitch
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Re: What'd ya'll make today?

Post by Magic » Thu Jan 21, 2021 3:59 pm

Durhommer wrote:
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Hard days coming it's a 12 12 pitch
gonna be an expensive roof job every tome it needs replacing , but gonna look nice. where is the location ? love the country life.

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Re: What'd ya'll make today?

Post by Durhommer » Thu Jan 21, 2021 4:25 pm

It's in Missouri in the sticks. They spending 65000 in siding alone the rough in lumber costs 150000 they dont care about money
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Re: What'd ya'll make today?

Post by Magic » Thu Jan 21, 2021 5:19 pm

i love rich people, they make the world go round for sure

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Re: What'd ya'll make today?

Post by Magic » Thu Jan 21, 2021 5:19 pm

so i take it your a builder or a framer

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Re: What'd ya'll make today?

Post by CoogeeBoy » Thu Jan 21, 2021 11:19 pm

Magic wrote:
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so i take it your a builder or a framer
or Jesus

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Re: What'd ya'll make today?

Post by Durhommer » Fri Jan 22, 2021 3:16 am

Yeah just a lowly ol carpenter...
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Re: What'd ya'll make today?

Post by Rrmuf » Fri Jan 22, 2021 5:30 am

Bottled and labelled my OEG. A few of us Tasted it last night and I am really happy with it. :-)
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Re: What'd ya'll make today?

Post by homebrewer25 » Fri Jan 22, 2021 7:40 am

Stripped an AG wheated bourbon wash yesterday, and plan to do the spirits run today. 32 lbs cornmeal (ground feed corn), 12 lbs malted wheat, and 6 lbs malted barley gave me 13 gallons of wash @ 8.4%, which yielded 2.5 gallons of 40% low wines. From my experience so far (8 batches) I think this will net about 3 quarts of product at 125p.

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Re: What'd ya'll make today?

Post by SaltyStaves » Fri Jan 22, 2021 3:40 pm

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Re: What'd ya'll make today?

Post by Durhommer » Fri Jan 22, 2021 3:58 pm

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Lucky bastard
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Re: What'd ya'll make today?

Post by Windswept » Sat Jan 23, 2021 4:34 pm

My rye was ready for drying and kilning, so I made up a kiln. Tomorrow I’ll add the light fixtures for the heat, as well as the temperature controller.
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Post by Jstroke » Sat Jan 23, 2021 5:36 pm

Ran 40 gallons of shady’s and started 40 gallons of All Bran.
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Post by zed255 » Sun Jan 24, 2021 3:50 pm

My second batch of gin, in the style of OEG with less citrus and a couple other traditional botanicals added. I collected in the usual OEG quantities for the main body of the gin and then ran out the rest of the alcohol in small increments. I found a few jars that really added to the overall character and body of the batch.
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