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Forum: General Chit Chat 07-03-2014, 04:05 PM
Replies: 213
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Posted By dobe12
You poo-pooed a vet? Dude what's wrong with...

You poo-pooed a vet? Dude what's wrong with you?!?!
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 07-03-2014, 03:48 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 931
Posted By dobe12
The water suggestions is a good start. Whenever...

The water suggestions is a good start. Whenever anyone says they are having flavor issues with ALL of their beers, the first thing that pops into my mind is water.

List one of the recipes along...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 07-03-2014, 03:05 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 84
Posted By dobe12
Vienna Pale Lager... thoughts?

I need to get a lager in the pipeline and have been interested in these new IPL's (India Pale Lager) that I've been seeing recently, so I thought I'd try to make a blend between a Vienna Lager and...
Forum: General Chit Chat 07-01-2014, 07:36 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 4,393
Posted By dobe12
Wait are we talking about ESB's? I thought we...

Wait are we talking about ESB's? I thought we were talking about the IPA fad. Too busy to add anything now. I'm done here.

(but will continue to post over and over and over again)
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 07-01-2014, 07:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 633
Posted By dobe12
Steep a little bit of several base malts (2row,...

Steep a little bit of several base malts (2row, pale, pils, maris otter, etc) to make a tea, then see which you like best. Then use that as your malt for your SMASHes.
Forum: General Chit Chat 07-01-2014, 06:55 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 4,393
Posted By dobe12
I have no time or desire to read your entire...

I have no time or desire to read your entire post, but if you have 3-4 weeks you should be fine. Anything less and you should still give it a shot. What's the worst that can happen? You'll still have...
Forum: General Chit Chat 07-01-2014, 06:43 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 4,393
Posted By dobe12
I'll check my notes and get back to you. ...

I'll check my notes and get back to you.

(Never to be heard from again)
Forum: General Beer Discussion 07-01-2014, 06:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 650
Posted By dobe12
Looks awesome to me! I don't worry about using...

Looks awesome to me! I don't worry about using large amounts of wheat or rye. I BIAB so nothing gets stuck. The bag may drain a little slower, but it's not too bad.

I brew a Rye Saison every now...
Forum: General Chit Chat 07-01-2014, 06:19 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 4,393
Posted By dobe12
Yes, the India part adds enough spice already.

Yes, the India part adds enough spice already.
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 07-01-2014, 03:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 113
Posted By dobe12
Your grain bill and hop schedule look very...

Your grain bill and hop schedule look very similar to what I do with my pale ale's. I usually have a pale ale either on tap or fermenting. Pale malt, a bit of crystal (although I like to go lighter,...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 07-01-2014, 02:13 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,215
Posted By dobe12
This is tough. AG is probably cheaper and gets...

This is tough. AG is probably cheaper and gets you being more creative and have a much greater handle on your finished product, but I personally hate bottling.

What's your setup like now? Do you...
Forum: General Chit Chat 07-01-2014, 02:03 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 4,393
Posted By dobe12
That may be true and maybe you listed some proof...

That may be true and maybe you listed some proof above, I don't have the time to read your entire post, but I can say my fermentations take off within 5-10 minutes of pitching. Sometimes even before...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 07-01-2014, 01:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 260
Posted By dobe12
I've only used chips and can say if you go that...

I've only used chips and can say if you go that route, they work FAST! Like much faster than I wanted. I oak aged a russian imperial stout on 1oz of oak chips, with about a cup of bourbon, and 2...
Forum: General Chit Chat 07-01-2014, 01:48 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 4,393
Posted By dobe12
Glass is obviously better than plastic.

Glass is obviously better than plastic.
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 07-01-2014, 01:44 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,793
Posted By dobe12
I was lucky enough to score an oxygen setup...

I was lucky enough to score an oxygen setup (tank, regulator, tubing, stone) for $30 from a brew club member who recently sold off a bunch of equipment. Before that, I used the degasser and the shake...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 07-01-2014, 01:22 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,793
Posted By dobe12
Zymurgy (last edition I believe) has a great...

Zymurgy (last edition I believe) has a great article on aeration methods. Check it out. They break it down and show which methods get to what leave of oxygen depending on gravity. Pure oxygen is...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 07-01-2014, 01:03 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,793
Posted By dobe12
This ^^^^. Yeast will still do their thing and...

This ^^^^. Yeast will still do their thing and make beer even if the conditions aren't optimal, but creating optimal conditions will help the yeast make better beer and leave healthier yeast for...
Forum: DIY Projects 06-30-2014, 07:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 634
Posted By dobe12
I remember someone building something similar to...

I remember someone building something similar to this to collect yeast from primary during active fermentation. A little different setup but the same idea. The first jar collects the yeast, the...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 06-30-2014, 07:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 222
Posted By dobe12
+1 to all of this. One of those readings had to...

+1 to all of this. One of those readings had to be off a bit. They're still close so you may have just read it wrong. And yes, if extract 1.016 - 1.020 is about what I would usually get, if I...
Forum: General Chit Chat 06-30-2014, 04:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 59
Posted By dobe12
Buehler.... buehler.... buehler....

Buehler.... buehler.... buehler....
Forum: Introductions 06-30-2014, 02:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 74
Posted By dobe12
Welcome to the obsession!

Welcome to the obsession!
Forum: General Chit Chat 06-30-2014, 02:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 59
Posted By dobe12
Myrtle Beach, Craft beer suggestions please!

I'm heading to Myrtle Beach this weekend with my family for a week. Looking for some good local craft beer, brewpubs, breweries, etc. Any input is appreciated. I found New South Brewing online, but...
Forum: Extract Brewing 06-27-2014, 08:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 763
Posted By dobe12
Agreeing with everyone else. Not enough time....

Agreeing with everyone else. Not enough time. Maybe it will be done fermenting that quick with the right yeast and warmer temps, but how do you plan on carbing in 2-3 days? And in the end, you're...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 06-27-2014, 07:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 153
Posted By dobe12
If you want to enter this beer again in other...

If you want to enter this beer again in other comps, I would take this advice and tweak the recipe. Give it a shot and see what you get. You already have the original recipe to fall back on.
Forum: General Beer Discussion 06-27-2014, 07:19 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,508
Posted By dobe12
Hey OP, you'll have to deal with vendors, phone...

Hey OP, you'll have to deal with vendors, phone calls, customers, etc... you may want to think about another business plan ;)
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