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Last Activity:04-19-2009 6:00 PM
Posted in thread: I want to use yeast rather than priming sugar for bottling on 04-15-2009 at 01:29 AM
If I were doing this, I would make a champagne starter with carefully measured "golden syrup",
well oxygenated and fermenting stongly. I have never used a liquid champagne and am interested
in your re...
Posted in thread: Yeast Generations on 04-15-2009 at 01:17 AM
If a yeast still imparts the same flavor traits after 10 generations, why should I stop washing
the yeast? Does it become less flocculant? I guess sanitation will determine how many
generations you ca...
Posted in thread: does fast force carbonation = green beer? on 04-15-2009 at 12:44 AM
Alot of these thoughts depend on whether you are filtering or conditioning in your keg. I "fast
force carb" all of the beer that I filter. I force carb it in a few minutes and then enjoy it!
I like le...
Posted in thread: I want to use yeast rather than priming sugar for bottling on 04-15-2009 at 12:26 AM
I have bottled with Champagne yeast with success. I'm not sure if that's what you're after or
not. It depends on the style and what you're going for, but a different yeast at bottling time
can dry a b...
Posted in thread: Need deal on turker fryer and pot... on 04-14-2009 at 11:26 AM
In Canada (Ontario?), TSC has a very stout turkey fryer with 34 qt pot on sale right now. Nice
Posted in thread: Canadians: HBT BJCP Homebrew Contest - Interest? on 04-03-2009 at 02:21 AM
I'm not sure how these contests work. I guess I am concerned that some crazy Lactic Lambic or
something in the "other" category made with pine nuts and lemongrass is going to win because it
is so far ...
Posted in thread: The Many Meanings of SWMBO: A Collection of Creative Ideas on 04-02-2009 at 12:47 AM
Now it's SWOWO for me! ;)
Posted in thread: Help kegging a Hefeweizen on 04-01-2009 at 01:45 AM
You can bottle directly out of a keg. Carbonation will mostly stay in suspension when
everything is cold - beer should be 0 degrees, bottles too and do it in the garage in the
north. It will be a bit ...
Posted in thread: Canadians: HBT BJCP Homebrew Contest - Interest? on 03-31-2009 at 01:31 AM
I'm in. If there's not a lot of interest, maybe Yooper could spin the BJCP style wheel and pick
2 or 3 styles that we have to make. When is this, btw? And who sells those BJCP style wheels in
Posted in thread: Oh boy, may be the end of my brewing days... on 02-01-2009 at 01:52 AM
Great photo! Ha! How many times have we seen that. Do like the Portuguese grandmothers and
myself and get a gas stove in the basement!