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Posted in thread: Is Secondary Fermentation Still Common Practice? on 11-27-2016 at 04:30 PM
I bulk age in the secondary before kegging. I find it gives a clearer brew without the use of
clarifying agents, and avoids the first mug of flatelance inducing cloudy ale.
Posted in thread: Source for sweet clover honey in Manitoba on 09-03-2016 at 09:24 PM
I ran into a guy today who started an apiary last year and has expanded it this year. He's in
the Interlake area and he's selling honey from his bees that feed on his clover fields. I
haven't bought a...
Posted in thread: Keep slow starter? on 06-10-2016 at 12:25 AM
It's a week later and no real activity. It's going down the drain. I'll pick up another pack on
Tuesday for next week's brew. I need another stir bar anyway.
Posted in thread: Oops! Well, it will be beer. on 06-06-2016 at 12:39 AM
I certainly will. Slowly, over the course of a month.
Posted in thread: Oops! Well, it will be beer. on 06-05-2016 at 06:32 PM
I was making a ten gallon batch of Irish Red yesterday. First, my liquid yeast wasn't stepped
up enough for pitching and then when I drained my mash into the boil kettle, there wasn't a
trace of red!S...
Posted in thread: Keep slow starter? on 06-05-2016 at 06:28 PM
That's what I thought, but I wasn't sure. I'll go ahead and keep stepping it up and then save
it for the next two batches.
Posted in thread: Keep slow starter? on 06-05-2016 at 04:04 PM
I started my Wyeast British Ale II two days before my brew day. On brew day there wasn't enough
activity to pitch so I just used dry yeast. The starter is moving along now so I'm wondering if
Posted in thread: Kegerator conversion on 05-06-2016 at 03:05 AM
That looks great, VioletBug! What's on tap for the maiden flight?
Posted in thread: my basement brewery (almost finished) on 04-26-2016 at 01:47 AM
Looks really good! What did you use on the ceiling? Does it have to be resistant to humidity,
or does your hood keep it in check well enough?
Posted in thread: Tips for building my room on 03-27-2016 at 12:29 AM
The tiles are all on the walls now, except the south wall where the door is. That's because I
still need a couple of windows before I can finish framing it, but between the French doors and