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Posted in thread: Toronto Breweries/Craft Beer Bars? on 12-08-2014 at 02:31 PM
Barhop is great. Again, almost always jammed. LCBO sometimes has some interesting stuff to
bring home. I have scored sours and wood aged bottles at the one on Dundas by Dundas Square.
There are some g...
Posted in thread: Toronto Breweries/Craft Beer Bars? on 12-08-2014 at 05:26 AM
Bellwoods is the best I have had there. It's tiny and usually pretty crowded.Sent from my
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Posted in thread: Aging in with woods other than oak?? a new resource on 12-03-2014 at 02:00 PM
Thanks or the heads up. I am going to try this outSent from my iPhone using Home Brew
Posted in thread: holiday Spiced Ale, need help! on 10-23-2014 at 05:03 PM
Have you joined the Chicago Homebrewers Group on
Facebook?https://www.facebook.com/groups/ChicagoHomeBrewersGroup/?fref=nfEveryone on HBT is
very helpful of course, but all of these guys are local and...
Posted in thread: holiday Spiced Ale, need help! on 10-23-2014 at 12:55 AM
Were you at Brew and Grow today? If so, I was the guy buying grain while you were. What's up?
If not, Nevermind.Sent from my iPhone using Home Brew
Posted in thread: Red Flanders into a wet rum barrel?? on 03-01-2014 at 02:04 AM
I am assuming you have already used the barrel for other brews, right? On the chance it is a
fresh barrel, I would throw something dark and heavy in there. If it a cashed barrel that you
are keeping a...
Posted in thread: Apple Brandy Barrel Project on 02-01-2014 at 04:28 PM
Thanks for the replies. Yes, a keg of top off beer is a good idea.
Posted in thread: Apple Brandy Barrel Project on 01-31-2014 at 06:08 PM
I have another question regarding this project. There has been some expected evaporation and I
would like to top this off. Does anyone see a problem with making a simple 1-2 gallon 100%
extract batch ...
Posted in thread: Apple Brandy Barrel Project on 01-02-2014 at 10:51 PM
Thanks for the feedback Coff. I pitched 2 ECY20 bottles and some older Roselare (just over six
months). Yes, it was boozy from the apple brandy and not by recipe design. I tasted it again
Posted in thread: Fresh Whisky Oak Barrel help needed on 01-02-2014 at 09:08 PM
I am by no means an expert but have used a 5 gallon rum barrel and 30 gallon brandy barrel
before and can relate what I did. For the 5 gallon barrel, I added about half a gallon of
boiling water swish...