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Forum: General Beer Discussion 12-16-2013, 08:40 PM
Replies: 55
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At the risk of upsetting the site's grand...

At the risk of upsetting the site's grand matriarch...

The "expert" male opinions are often (at least in my case) earned through years of trying to expand our better half's enjoyment of the world...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 12-14-2013, 03:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 360
Posted By davefleck
Many of the Belgian brewers use the same strain...

Many of the Belgian brewers use the same strain of yeast for all their beers. Go ahead and run with it
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 12-14-2013, 03:12 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,626
Posted By davefleck
As long as your post is I'm surprised you...

As long as your post is I'm surprised you couldn't come up with another reason. What I'd you want to use that yeast cake to eat up another batch? Especially a high OG batch. It's like a 5 gal...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 12-12-2013, 08:11 PM
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Posted By davefleck
Only worthy response to this typical one is that...

Only worthy response to this typical one is that another favorite hobby will be the cause of your blindness.

A good chuckle will make the following 7hr lecture on beer easier for him/her to take...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 12-12-2013, 07:48 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,373
Posted By davefleck
Roasted malts are easier on the taste buds than...

Roasted malts are easier on the taste buds than bitter alpha acids of pale ales and IPA
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 12-10-2013, 05:26 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 950
Posted By davefleck
My (and others here) stirstarter required some...

My (and others here) stirstarter required some tweaking. The magnets weren't strong enough and kept tossing the stir bar. Got a couple rare earth magnets from Ace and added it to the ones provided....
Forum: General Beer Discussion 12-10-2013, 05:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 725
Posted By davefleck
A bean isn't going to go far. Growler size batch?

A bean isn't going to go far. Growler size batch?
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 12-09-2013, 09:58 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 950
Posted By davefleck
If you don't have equipment to make starters brew...

If you don't have equipment to make starters brew a lower gravity beer with the same yeast and reuse the yeast cake. It will have no problem chewing up all those sugars.

A stir plate might be a...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 12-08-2013, 07:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 484
Posted By davefleck
Cold brew in a French press

Cold brew in a French press
Forum: General Beer Discussion 12-04-2013, 10:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 621
Posted By davefleck
To be considered "imperial" the beer must be...

To be considered "imperial" the beer must be anointed by one of royal blood. Send a couple bombers my way and should it make me smile such honor shall be bestowed.
Forum: General Beer Discussion 12-04-2013, 10:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,950
Posted By davefleck
Never had a bad experience with STG. Been a...

Never had a bad experience with STG. Been a customer since 2007

shop mills are so heavily used you always run the risk of a poor crush. Always inspect your crush be it done on your mill or...
Forum: Lambic & Wild Brewing 12-03-2013, 04:34 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,454
Posted By davefleck
Please someone smarter correct me but wasn't the...

Please someone smarter correct me but wasn't the blending done traditionally at the pub? Some old with the new. And post harvest some fresh fruit. Of course this was prior to large scale bottling...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 12-03-2013, 04:13 AM
Replies: 69
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Posted By davefleck
Most often I use old GABF glasses. Pretty much...

Most often I use old GABF glasses. Pretty much for anything but coffee
Forum: Lambic & Wild Brewing 11-30-2013, 03:19 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 338
Posted By davefleck
Recently tapped my first sour also a Flanders...

Recently tapped my first sour also a Flanders brown. Quite amazing. I used 3" of an oak spiral and it gave a nice subtle undertone. I gave it a ton of time, 2.5 yrs. the best part is how few enjoy...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 11-25-2013, 02:53 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 578
Posted By davefleck
One way to resolve a stuck fermentation is to...

One way to resolve a stuck fermentation is to transfer to a secondary vessel. A little kick up in temp can help if you are on the low end of the range.

The best way is to avoid it all together...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 11-23-2013, 10:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,121
Posted By davefleck
Those selling baked goods aren't required to make...

Those selling baked goods aren't required to make them in a commercial kitchen. The Feds really only care about tax evasion
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 11-17-2013, 04:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 653
Posted By davefleck
When you add liquid extract might be a good idea...

When you add liquid extract might be a good idea to take the pot off the burner. Too easy to scorch the sugar.
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 11-16-2013, 08:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 428
Posted By davefleck
When I keg a beer I blast it with about 45psi to...

When I keg a beer I blast it with about 45psi to help seal the lid. I also use fresh keg lube each time. Also care seating the lid. I've noticed sometimes it can shift a little when clamping
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 11-16-2013, 08:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 940
Posted By davefleck
Use vanilla splits rather than top quality beans....

Use vanilla splits rather than top quality beans. The splits make the best extract. The "top" grade don't do better. They just look pretty. No need to gut them it won't improve the end result. Just...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 11-10-2013, 11:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 670
Posted By davefleck
Star San is no rinse.

Star San is no rinse.
Forum: General Beer Discussion 11-05-2013, 06:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 682
Posted By davefleck
Is there a special baked good or sweet your...

Is there a special baked good or sweet your family shares? Do it in a brew!
Forum: General Techniques 10-29-2013, 03:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 926
Posted By davefleck
Over pitch yeast Go with a wheat ale

Over pitch yeast

Go with a wheat ale
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 10-25-2013, 07:27 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 608
Posted By davefleck
Agreed. I often take mine to 40psi though. Be...

Agreed. I often take mine to 40psi though. Be liberal with the keg lube on the seal as well
Forum: General Beer Discussion 10-22-2013, 08:04 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,012
Posted By davefleck
If $ isn't an issue, epoxy with curb at the...

If $ isn't an issue, epoxy with curb at the corners. Run it a foot or so up the wall to a trim piece. Easy to clean
Forum: For Sale 10-09-2013, 12:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 478
Posted By davefleck
I've got one available for the members session at...

I've got one available for the members session at noon.
send a PM $68
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