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Offline MrNate

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Talk me into brewing Saturday morning
« on: December 15, 2011, 10:32:29 PM »
So... I find myself unexpectedly without kids on Saturday until 2. Here's the rundown:

Pro:
- I have all the ingredients I need
- I have the time
- It may be quite some time again until I'm able to brew

Con:
- Girlfriend also has no kids on Saturday, and it will probably be her last free weekend for quite some time. I can't brew at her place, and she can't come over here.
- All my equipment has been unused for a long time now. I have no idea what condition it's in. Burners are probably rusted to s*** by now.
- I have no propane
- I have a ton of other things to do

What to do, what to do...

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Re: Talk me into brewing Saturday morning
« Reply #1 on: December 15, 2011, 10:49:15 PM »
Follow the wisdom of your signature line.
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Re: Talk me into brewing Saturday morning
« Reply #2 on: December 15, 2011, 11:08:12 PM »
No can do, man. Pick up a six pack and spend some time with your girlfriend.
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Re: Talk me into brewing Saturday morning
« Reply #3 on: December 15, 2011, 11:17:33 PM »
go her her place.  brew a 5 gallon extract batch on her stove in the kitchen using 2-3 gallons of water and backfill it to 5 gallons in the primary fermenter.  You brew but you included her into something new, you spend an hour and a half or or so brewing and then enjoy the rest of the weekend. 

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Re: Talk me into brewing Saturday morning
« Reply #4 on: December 15, 2011, 11:46:16 PM »
No can do, man. Pick up a six pack and spend some time with your girlfriend.

+1

go her her place.  brew a 5 gallon extract batch on her stove in the kitchen using 2-3 gallons of water and backfill it to 5 gallons in the primary fermenter.  You brew but you included her into something new, you spend an hour and a half or or so brewing and then enjoy the rest of the weekend. 

+10

Besides you'll only actually do about 10 minutes actual work. Go grab a pre hopped kit. Break the ice.
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Re: Talk me into brewing Saturday morning
« Reply #5 on: December 15, 2011, 11:55:23 PM »
Spend an hour in the morning cleaning up your gear and figuring out what to do to get it working again.  Then go see your girlfriend with that 6-pack.  If you like her, skip the extract brew.   You can teach her to brew some other time when time isn't so tight.
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Re: Talk me into brewing Saturday morning
« Reply #6 on: December 16, 2011, 12:58:10 AM »
Take the advice of an old horndog; forget about brewing this weekend.   ;D
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Re: Talk me into brewing Saturday morning
« Reply #7 on: December 16, 2011, 01:04:16 AM »
Take the advice of an old horndog; forget about brewing this weekend.   ;D
My point exactly - I just wasn't so direct ;D
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Re: Talk me into brewing Saturday morning
« Reply #8 on: December 16, 2011, 03:20:36 AM »
+1 to Punatic. I love brewing. I love women way more than brewing.
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Re: Talk me into brewing Saturday morning
« Reply #9 on: December 16, 2011, 04:24:22 AM »
Out of the frying pan and into the fire? 


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Re: Talk me into brewing Saturday morning
« Reply #10 on: December 16, 2011, 04:38:08 AM »
Spend an hour in the morning cleaning up your gear and figuring out what to do to get it working again.  Then go see your girlfriend with that 6-pack.

+1  You'll probably need to spend some time getting your system cleaned up and put back together.  Work on that a little and then head over to the girlfriends place.
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Re: Talk me into brewing Saturday morning
« Reply #11 on: December 16, 2011, 07:41:24 AM »
You guys suck at talking me into brewing.  :D

I'm not doing an extract batch over there, because then she won't understand why I have to spend the extra time and effort for all-grain when I finally am able to do it again.

Anyway... Maybe I can take a look at equipment tonight.
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Re: Talk me into brewing Saturday morning
« Reply #12 on: December 16, 2011, 07:53:31 AM »
Anyway... Maybe I can take a look at equipment tonight.

Or maybe wait and let the girlfriend help out with your equipment in the morning? ;)
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Re: Talk me into brewing Saturday morning
« Reply #13 on: December 16, 2011, 08:06:44 AM »
Anyway... Maybe I can take a look at equipment tonight.

Or maybe wait and let the girlfriend help out with your equipment in the morning? ;)

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Re: Talk me into brewing Saturday morning
« Reply #14 on: December 16, 2011, 08:11:53 AM »
Mash in and thrust in. :D