Last Activity:04-26-2015 3:22 PM
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Posted in thread: Canadians, where are you ordering your stuff? on 04-01-2015 at 07:33 PM
I used to buy from Canadian Home Brewing Supplies in Brampton, ON but when I moved away from
the GTA and driving there was no longer an option I started using OBK. No regrets. Even with
shipping the p...
Posted in thread: OBK extract kit question on 03-31-2015 at 01:49 PM
'Sup, fellow OBK customer.Yep, brewing the kit the way you say should work fine. Beersmith's
calculations are pretty good.
Posted in thread: smithwick's irish ale clone on 03-23-2015 at 10:44 PM
That was like myself and Grolsh bottles. 500ml flip-top bottles cost $4 each here. 500ml Grolsh
flip-top bottles at the beer store cost $4 each. Unfortunately I don't like Grolsh.
Posted in thread: "Tart" flavour is back :( on 03-16-2015 at 02:50 PM
I shouldn't have worried. Tasted at my pre St. Patrick's Day party on the weekend, the tartness
is almost completely gone leaving the creamy, caramely, red ale that I was trying to brew!
Posted in thread: Schneider-Weisse Aventinus on 03-03-2015 at 01:59 PM
I'm trying this one again, just ordered the ingredients. I played around with brewersfriend
recipe calculator and realized my IBUs were way low given that I only do partial boils. I also
adjusted the ...
Posted in thread: "Tart" flavour is back :( on 02-27-2015 at 01:09 AM
I wonder if that's it. These two beers are the only ones I've ever used notty or wlp 004 in...
Posted in thread: "Tart" flavour is back :( on 02-26-2015 at 08:22 PM
Could this tartness you describe be attributed to acetaldehyde? You'll know it by its tart,
cidery, horrible bad green apple flavour that will stay with you for days.If so, you could be
looking at oxi...
Posted in thread: "Tart" flavour is back :( on 02-26-2015 at 06:52 PM
Thanks for the tips, guys. Brewing is always indoors, everything is washed after brewing with
PBW and then starsan'd before the next brew day. The ESB may have fermented a bit on the warm
side, don't ...
Posted in thread: "Tart" flavour is back :( on 02-26-2015 at 04:51 PM
And yet one of the brews had no steeping grains in it at all, was straight extract. I don't get
it.Slight correction - I did the ESB that had the tart taste, then I did a Vanilla Porter that
Posted in thread: "Tart" flavour is back :( on 02-26-2015 at 04:13 PM
Hey guys,When I first started homebrewing, I started with a Mr. Beer setup. The four or so
brews I did with it all had a really "tart" flavour to them. When I started brewing Extract
with specialty gr...