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Forum: General Beer Discussion 06-13-2012, 09:38 PM
Replies: 12
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Posted By vinyl_key
I figure I should talk up both of my employers......

I figure I should talk up both of my employers...
Doc's Cellar is the homebrew shop here in SLO, I recommend stopping in
You should stop by Central Coast Brewing as well; we have some tasty beer...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 10-21-2011, 04:19 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,930
Posted By vinyl_key
Velvet Merkin. Feels like velvet on my pallet....

Velvet Merkin. Feels like velvet on my pallet. Thankfully, it doesn't feel like a merkin.
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 09-15-2011, 02:59 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,218
Posted By vinyl_key
Wow that's awesome. I'd love one of those for my...

Wow that's awesome. I'd love one of those for my immersion chiller
Forum: Commercial Brew Discussion 09-11-2011, 07:43 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,909
Posted By vinyl_key
Wow. That's...expensive Most for me is about...

Wow. That's...expensive

Most for me is about $15 for a sixer of Oaked Arrogant Bastard
Forum: General Beer Discussion 08-21-2011, 01:31 AM
Replies: 15,342
Views: 538,477
Posted By vinyl_key
Between my roommate and I today: American IPA ...

Between my roommate and I today:
American IPA
Blonde Ale
American Lite Lager
Forum: DIY Projects 08-08-2011, 07:46 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,361
Posted By vinyl_key
I've seen a thread here on the exact same...

I've seen a thread here on the exact same subject, only, I can't find it, and I can't remember what the conclusion was (lot of help I am lol). The guy did some before and after measurements with...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 08-07-2011, 11:05 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 5,857
Posted By vinyl_key
Depends on where you go. I've had corkage fees...

Depends on where you go. I've had corkage fees for beer at one place, and none at another.
Forum: General Beer Discussion 07-28-2011, 11:17 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,720
Posted By vinyl_key
It's about doing whatever you want really. For me...

It's about doing whatever you want really. For me it's about brewing the best beer I can, while on my poor college student budget.
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 07-28-2011, 12:47 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,238
Posted By vinyl_key
I always leave the hops in while I chill; I don't...

I always leave the hops in while I chill; I don't use a bag however, so it'd be nigh impossible for me to remove em. I just whirlpool and leave em with the rest of the trub
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 07-18-2011, 09:53 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 51,563
Posted By vinyl_key
I might need to try this out. My roommate filled...

I might need to try this out. My roommate filled a keg with 2-liters of Dr. Pepper. This might be easier and cheaper. Hoping the taste is up to par.
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 07-16-2011, 03:00 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 403
Posted By vinyl_key
I've wanted to do a maple stout for a while, but...

I've wanted to do a maple stout for a while, but it's still on my to-do list. I was thinking of getting a maple plank meant for BBQ'ing, cutting it up into cubes, and throwing them in the oven up to...
Forum: Cider Forum 05-09-2011, 01:00 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,401
Posted By vinyl_key
Yeast is a good source of vitamin B Drink up!

Yeast is a good source of vitamin B
Drink up!
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 05-08-2011, 09:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,636
Posted By vinyl_key
The boiling point of any liquid raises whenever...

The boiling point of any liquid raises whenever anything is dissolved in it.

You could do some calculations with the simplification that the only thing changing the density is sucrose. I would...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 04-20-2011, 03:57 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 10,396
Posted By vinyl_key
You're not doing anything wrong. As long as that...

You're not doing anything wrong. As long as that stays the same, the only one getting in trouble if crazy calls the cops is crazy.

Also, is it weird that I want someone to call the cops on me...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 04-20-2011, 02:51 AM
Replies: 3,734
Views: 113,395
Posted By vinyl_key
+5 gallons Saison 11572

+5 gallons Saison

11572
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 04-15-2011, 05:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,630
Posted By vinyl_key
I'm interested in this too. I've been wanting to...

I'm interested in this too. I've been wanting to use maple wood in a beer, but I don't really know how to prepare it. I've been looking at maple planks you can use for BBQ...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 04-15-2011, 02:04 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,969
Posted By vinyl_key
Yeah I learned that one the hard way when I...

Yeah I learned that one the hard way when I wanted to speed up some dough rising (house was super cold at the time) and threw it in the microwave. That dough didn't rise at all afterwords...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 04-13-2011, 10:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 707
Posted By vinyl_key
I'm interested in this as well. I'd love to start...

I'm interested in this as well. I'd love to start making beer with lacto, but I don't have money for a second set of everything plastic if it's really needed.
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 04-12-2011, 09:21 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,604
Posted By vinyl_key
English ale yeast! Stuff drops like a stone!

English ale yeast! Stuff drops like a stone!
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 04-12-2011, 06:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,389
Posted By vinyl_key
Lately I've been having good luck with doing...

Lately I've been having good luck with doing double infusion mashes, starting at about 1qt/lb, adding water later to bump the temperature. The second infusion for me usually gets me to about 1.8qt/lb...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 04-12-2011, 06:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 457
Posted By vinyl_key
Don't worry about it. Beer usually tastes pretty...

Don't worry about it. Beer usually tastes pretty rank while its still fermenting, as the yeast hasn't had a chance to clean up after itself.
It is good idea to taste during the process a few times...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 04-11-2011, 10:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,999
Posted By vinyl_key
+1 to all the breweries listed Churchhill's...

+1 to all the breweries listed

Churchhill's Pub and Grille in San Marcos is a fantastic pub with great beer selection and great food to boot.
Forum: General Techniques 04-11-2011, 10:29 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,517
Posted By vinyl_key
Never gotten a good trub cone from a whirlpool. I...

Never gotten a good trub cone from a whirlpool. I use pellet hops and a keggle.The bottom shape on the keggle doesn't really seem too conducive to cone forming.
Forum: General Beer Discussion 04-08-2011, 02:41 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,206
Posted By vinyl_key
Check to see if any liquor stores around you save...

Check to see if any liquor stores around you save boxes. I've gotten beer boxes from BevMo, and Costco usually has stuff that'll work well enough
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 04-06-2011, 05:13 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,276
Posted By vinyl_key
I was thinking of posting the exact same thing....

I was thinking of posting the exact same thing. Glad someone beat me to the punch :D
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