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05-07-2012

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    ABOUT ME

  • Alberta
  • Farmer by spring, summer, and fall; Ski Patroller by winter; Beer Enthusiast all year long
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  • Posted in thread: Any Thoughts? on 12-19-2013 at 03:23 PM
    So I'm new to kegging and I've got two kegs in the fridge right now. The problem is they're
    both sour, grapefruit tasting. The first keg, after lots of reading and others input, I chalked
    it up as too...

  • Posted in thread: Grapefruit taste on 11-28-2013 at 10:31 PM
    I used Hallertauer and Saaz, but I did use safale us-05, fermenting at 64 ish degrees. I've
    been reading and Yoopers comment that Maybe a little too cool for 05. Going to be looking into
    other yeast t...

  • Posted in thread: Grapefruit taste on 11-28-2013 at 04:37 PM
    So while I was transferring my beer to the keg, I pulled a sample off to taste. There was a
    strong grapefruit, citrus taste. Thought I'd keg it anyways. After a week of force carbonating,
    I pulled a s...

  • Posted in thread: 6 Days?? on 07-29-2012 at 04:09 PM
    Thanks guys, looks like I'm bottling today.

  • Posted in thread: 6 Days?? on 07-28-2012 at 06:58 PM
    Is this right? I just brewed a lower gravity beer (1.043), last Sunday to be precise, and now 6
    days later hitting my estimated gravity 1.014. I used wyeast 1272, 1L starter using a stir
    plate, and fe...

  • Posted in thread: Time to raise the white flag? on 06-04-2012 at 03:53 AM
    How high is too high? Typically you get fruity flavors from that, bubble gum, and banana.
    Skunky sounds like. Different problem. Can you better describe the flavor? Is it wet card board
    or something e...

  • Posted in thread: Time to raise the white flag? on 06-04-2012 at 03:14 AM
    I'm ready to admit defeat. I have a brew that fermented at too high a temperature. I was told
    to leave it be and let the yeast work. I left it in the carboy for 2 months and its been
    bottled for 3 mon...

  • Posted in thread: Which Hops? on 06-04-2012 at 02:51 AM
    Next year I plan to try my hand at growing hops. I know there are 40+ variety of hops, but if I
    was to get it down to 4 or 5, which hops would you recommend I grow? I live in Alberta, Canada
    with a li...

  • Posted in thread: BIAB kettle help on 06-04-2012 at 02:16 AM
    Check out Canadian Tire. They sell large stock pots in their canning section. 32L for $75 and
    64L for $98.

  • Posted in thread: Another Brew on 05-26-2012 at 07:49 PM
    Woop woop, another red ale just finished hitting the fermentor,and now I wait :rockin:

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