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Post by Ms2uared » Mon Oct 09, 2017 9:33 am

Hello All,

I am new to brew!! Just purchased my first kit from Noble Grape with the "Best Case" Honey Brown Ale. I will be starting the brew tonight after sanitizing the fermentor and I hope it goes well. I was advised to get the bag of pre-mix for my first time, but there was no options for a beer I liked, which is why I grabbed the honey brown.

My favorite beers in no order are: Breton: Sons of Hector; Boxing Rock: Porter; 9 Locks ESB; Granville Island Winter Ale; Guiness; any Irish cream ale.

Looking forward to trying this!!

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Post by chalmers » Mon Oct 09, 2017 4:46 pm

Welcome aboard!

Good luck on tonight's brew, let us know if you have any questions!

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Post by LeafMan66_67 » Mon Oct 09, 2017 8:01 pm

:welcome:
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Post by Lisa J » Mon Oct 09, 2017 10:04 pm

Good luck with the brew. Let us know how it turns out!

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Thanks!

Post by Ms2uared » Wed Oct 11, 2017 8:06 pm

The cooking went well. My primary fermenter had a 1" hole drilled in the top, but no extra bung for the airlock. So i duct taped the hole over and just set the lid on loose. Hopefully that doesnt ruin the batch :barf2: Its is still fermenting now. Pretty excited to taste it :drunk:

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Re: New Member Halifax

Post by SocialLoner » Wed Oct 11, 2017 8:46 pm

Welcome and let us know how it goes. :)

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Post by Ms2uared » Fri Oct 13, 2017 4:32 pm

So i racked my wort this morning over to the fermonster. This is what it looks like as of right now:.Image

Also I took picture of what the wort looked like from the primary fermenter. If you see something that doesn't look right let me know.
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Will the fermonster explode? I read i could do a blow-off hose, but if not......

This picture was right after i finished racking. I think the temperature is good. Highest was 20deg celsius
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Thanks!

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Post by LeafMan66_67 » Fri Oct 13, 2017 5:35 pm

Everything looks good from.
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Post by Ms2uared » Sat Oct 14, 2017 11:49 am

Excellent! Thanks

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