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Posted in thread: Greetings from Alberta! on 01-14-2013 at 03:21 AM
I bought mine a few years ago from here and as they come as a plant, I had no trouble getting
them to grow, and with the season you guys getcompared to mine, you should have no trouble
making a go o...
Posted in thread: Greetings from Alberta! on 01-09-2013 at 02:17 PM
One of the LHBS's in Wpg sells some local hops...I have some vines from a family farm in SK,
and some cuttings from work...the Sask hops seem to be Cluster, or pretty darn close, and the
work vines ar...
Posted in thread: Greetings from Alberta! on 01-08-2013 at 02:36 PM
Hello from across the prairies!Either of you guys play around with local hops or grains? I
definitely don't restrict myself to local brews, but "100% Western Canada" beers are kind of my
Posted in thread: Greetings from Alberta! on 01-04-2013 at 03:46 AM
Just go to Sign-up is $35. I'm not a member yet, but I will be joining next September for
sure. I'm a student journalist, so I've already talked to a few of the bigger guys there for
stories and fea...
Posted in thread: Greetings from Alberta! on 01-04-2013 at 03:21 AM
Hello,i'm also from Alberta. Nice to see somebody close by. The people here are great and have
a very wide range of experience and skill sets. Most of them are engineers with little tricks
that can he...
Posted in thread: WORST Home Brew Store experience ever! on 12-04-2012 at 11:11 PM
I've had an experience kind of similar to this at one of my LHBS's. I screwed up my first real
batch of beer (actual first was a beer in a bag) and decided to go in and ask what I did wrong
and see if...
Posted in thread: Does hibiscus inhibit krausen? on 11-28-2012 at 09:25 PM
IIRC, it was 4 cups by volume.I don't know what dynobyte did, but in my first attempt, I
soaked it in vodka for approx 30 seconds. In hindsight, I should've made a tea with it, or soak
it in vodka ov...
Posted in thread: Does hibiscus inhibit krausen? on 11-28-2012 at 03:18 PM
I've made a lemongrass hibiscus summer ale the last two years, both times putting the hibiscus
in after I transferred to a secondary. I can't speak to the effect in the primary, but I've
obtained the ...
Posted in thread: Does hibiscus inhibit krausen? on 11-28-2012 at 03:17 PM
I currently have a hibiscus pale ale fermenting. Brewed it on Sunday and it's had a good amount
of krausen since Monday. It was a foamy pink krausen on Monday; today it's a weird looking
Posted in thread: Does hibiscus inhibit krausen? on 11-28-2012 at 04:29 AM
Could be, if it has a fair amount of oils present in it. Tried a quick Google search and mostly
came up with Hibiscus oils for hair and crap. Never used it myself but I've seen the same
happen before ...