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Posted in thread: OFFICIAL Kate the Great Russian Imperial Stout Clone on 02-19-2012 at 03:31 AM
Posted in thread: is 5 weeks in a primary too long? on 02-04-2012 at 08:13 PM
It's not too long. As others have said, you could get it out sooner but there's nothing to
worry about it staying in longer. It won't hurt a damn thing.
Posted in thread: Help with first All Grain IPA recipe on 12-22-2011 at 09:35 PM
English IPAs are typically much less bitter, lower ABV and maltier than their American cousins.
American IPAs are also typically (but not always) much drier, so mashed at a lower temperature
Posted in thread: EZ cap bottles??? on 12-20-2011 at 04:53 AM
I use both EZ Cap bottles and Grolsch bottles (some with original seals) and I couldn't be
happier with them. I've never noticed any leaking and they look great (with labels
removed!).Any swing-top bo...
Posted in thread: First batch brewed, Did i mess ruin it? on 12-19-2011 at 04:11 AM
You have made beer. It may even be delicious. Congratulations on your first batch!
Posted in thread: OMG the water! on 12-19-2011 at 03:43 AM
Right. So I added 15 g Gypsum (roughly two heaping teaspoons), 3 g CaCl (almost a tsp) and 4g
Epsom Salt (1/2 tsp?) to my water for Yooper's DFH 60' IPA clone. Hard to tell how the
bitterness is diffe...
Posted in thread: Blame canada!!! on 12-17-2011 at 03:41 PM
I'm the only one in this thread from Vancouver and I didn't say the thing PassedPawn responded
to above (in the characteristic and endearing manner that has made the American soldier beloved
Posted in thread: Blame canada!!! on 12-16-2011 at 10:00 PM
As Canadians, our relationship to America is complex and conflicted. Cf. a thread a started
awhile back, half in admiration, half in exasperation: Simplicity; or, What America Has Done to
Posted in thread: OMG the water! on 12-16-2011 at 08:04 PM
Hey TimT...I found some at Famous Foods, on Kingsway between Knight and Victoria St. Grab some
there next time you're in town. I haven't mingled with the VHA yet, but I've been itching.
Maybe this wil...
Posted in thread: Blame canada!!! on 12-16-2011 at 02:17 PM