Last Activity:12-19-2014 6:50 AM
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Posted in thread: Diacytel Stratification on 12-12-2014 at 11:50 AM
How clean is your beer line? If you use a tap, is it clean? Gelatin will drop that yeast into a
nice little pile on the bottom of your keg.
Posted in thread: Lager fermenting on 12-12-2014 at 11:46 AM
I pitched a boat load of WLP833 and my lag time was 70 hours. It took 17 days to get down to
1.013 from 1.052. I pitched at 46 F. My usual yeast ( WLP940 ) has a lag time of around 30
hours which I st...
Posted in thread: Shopping online, price increases - Canada on 11-25-2014 at 12:35 PM
Yes, but it is our dollar which has gone south the last little while. Still, most of our prices
are the same or even lower than a lot of US HB stores.
Posted in thread: Lager came out flavorless on 10-22-2014 at 12:48 PM
I made a lager last summer using 100% Pils malt and WLP940 Lager yeast with Hallertauer hops,
23 IBU. Tasted like a Pils should.
Posted in thread: So in theory, if I brew my own, I can pay 2.50 a six pack? on 10-22-2014 at 12:41 PM
Budweiser is $45.00/24 in New Brunswick, so yea making your own beer in Canada is a huge
Posted in thread: German Pale Ale Style Category? on 10-21-2014 at 12:24 PM
This is my house ale. I have been brewing this for years now. Promash didn't have the style, so
I made my own. Of course I can't enter it in competitions, so I have to just drink it. If you
use a clea...
Posted in thread: Heating element covers on 08-13-2014 at 01:42 PM
I used JB Weld with my electrical box. I covered the box with a plastic cover. I check it often
for leaks, but none so far. I used the foam gasket that came with the element. I figured if it
is good e...
Posted in thread: hybrid yeasts on 07-11-2014 at 12:21 PM
I like the cream ale blend. I used Pils malt along with some Carapils and Hallertauer. I was
getting some sulphur when I kegged but it went away in a couple of weeks. The only thing that
was odd was t...
Posted in thread: Bulk Grain Pricing on 06-26-2014 at 11:28 AM
Group buys are the way to go. We have a spring and fall group buy here in Ontario. $37.00 for
UK or German malt. I buy around 6-7 sacks at a time to make the 3 hr. round trip drive worth my
Posted in thread: One (belgian) yeast to brew them all on 06-24-2014 at 12:33 PM
I second Belgian Abbey Ale II.