Saturday before last I set out on my first ever brew day with a Pliny the Elder partial mash brew. Recipe as follows: Steeping Grains: 285g Carapils 170g Carastan Extract & Additional: 1.8kg Pilsen DME 2.7kg Pilsen LME 225g Dextrose Brew Hops: 40g Centennial 100g Simcoe 28g Columbus 7g Amarillo 10ml Hop Extract Dry Hops: 57g Columbus 7g Centennial Yeast: 2 x Safale US05 Packets My brew came in at 1.078OG and as of 1 week of fermentation is sitting at 1.040 (I'm guessing its around 1.020 now). Target FG of 1.015. Went really well - my kit however is quite restricting in that I only have a 6.5g fermenter bucket. This recipe calls for a 6gal capacity. I wasn't prepared to chance the likelyhood of a airlock blowout with massive krausen so I reduced the water top up to only 5gal without scaling the recipe so I have a feeling the IBUs are the through the roof. We'll see. I may water it down by 0.5-1gal 2 or so days before bottling. Really enjoyed it and am tempted to go all grain with an all in one solution like Robobrew. Cheers lads!