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Robbie
AdrianDBW wrote:
I'm certain this is possible. In my other guise I'm a Scout Leader- the kids managed to cook enough food to feed 30 odd people over an open fire, so I'm sure you could brew some beer. Just bring more wood than you expect to use- and an axe to split the logs smaller if you need more heat.

You won't get any smokiness in the beer, although I'm sure you'll smell great after. And don't use your best pot, because afterwards you'll have a choice of having a pot with a black bottom or having a pot with a scratched up bottom from having to take brillo pads to it!

It does sound like an awesome idea though. I like the idea of some nature managing to some how get into the beer... 


You so lucky you have scouts to help you, man if I asked my teenagers and their friends they would be crackin up with no mobile signal. Mamas boys every one of them!
Beer is an expression of the human spirit. . . we use technical sciences as a tool to create it but its essence is and always will be a form of art - Handbook of brewing, chapter 2, page 55
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Robbie
Clibit wrote:



I think you should do this with the scouts.  And report back.   [thumb]

They would respect you for it. 

an excellent suggestion, should be a Beer making badge 4sure!
Beer is an expression of the human spirit. . . we use technical sciences as a tool to create it but its essence is and always will be a form of art - Handbook of brewing, chapter 2, page 55
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AdrianDBW
MSK wrote:
You so lucky you have scouts to help you, man if I asked my teenagers and their friends they would be crackin up with no mobile signal. Mamas boys every one of them!


Let them get cold and hungry a couple of times and they'll realise that if they stop looking at the screens and listen to you for a few minutes they might actually learn something.


MSK wrote:
an excellent suggestion, should be a Beer making badge 4sure!


Now that would be fun... they could even make some then take a bottle home 'for their dads' [biggrin]
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Chug
We do quite a bit of cooking on the campfire, and you will be fine with 30L water, use nice dry wood and you wont get much smoke.
We use a grate on bricks stacked two high and that leaves enough room for a nice little fire underneath that cannot get mega hot, and keep the size of the wood down to about 2-3 inches in diameter, that way you can control the heat by adding more wood as required to keep the temp where you want it.


Keep us posted.[thumb]
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