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  • Some what self taught homebrewer.
    Love to brew my beer.
    Wanting to upgrade my skills so I can produce a better beer.
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  • Eric Schmidt
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  • Always liked beer, was always curious about how it was made. Stumbled across a book called Homebrewing for dummies and the rest sort of fell into place.
  • Plan on brewing a smoke beer
  • Lager from a Coopers kit
  • nothing at the moment.
  • Lager, ale, and my own brew from malt and hops
  • my own brew
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  • Married
  • Fernie
  • B.C.


  • Posted in thread: Canadian Roll Call!! on 05-13-2013 at 02:55 PM
    Anyone here know any brewing equipment website that SHIP to Canada?!?! Turns out that Midwest
    doesn't...OBK Ontario beer kegs. Good place in CANADA !! Been using them for about six months
    now. They ...

  • Posted in thread: Pumpkin Pie Mead (fermented in a pumpkin) on 04-20-2013 at 02:21 PM
    Wow ! I love the sound of this ! I am going to make this! Cannot wait till pumpkin season now !

  • Posted in thread: Loon Lake Smoked Porter (Award Winner) on 04-20-2013 at 02:13 PM
    The recipe I found called for only about 14% smoked malt. I've found it online, forget the
    site, but so far I have enjoyed the stolen samples that I've tasted. Is this too little smoked
    malt ? The bre...

  • Posted in thread: Canadian Roll Call!! on 04-20-2013 at 02:04 PM
    Hey all Fernie B.C. here. Been brewing my own for years ( extract ) Just got my first all grain
    batch in the carboy, will be ready next week. I cannot wait. Found a recipe for smoked beer, so
    I did th...

  • Posted in thread: Canadian Roll Call!! on 03-27-2013 at 04:05 PM
    Fernie B.C. Here, just getting into all grain brewing.

  • Posted in thread: Help with Mash Tun. on 03-25-2013 at 05:31 PM
    One thing you can do with your ball valve is to reverse the handle. Take off the nut that holds
    the handle in place and then pull off the handle, turn it 180 degrees and set it back on the
    valve assem...

  • Posted in thread: aligal vs Co2 on 06-29-2012 at 01:38 PM
    Thankyou for the input. Very helpful. So now its up to me to change over from aligal to Co2.

  • Posted in thread: aligal vs Co2 on 06-28-2012 at 07:32 AM
    Just started kegging third batch in keg now. I should mention this is the second and a half
    batch that remains flat. I'm using aligal ( nitrogen and Co2 mix) primarily used in pubs for
    their draft sys...

  • Posted in thread: Hello from the frozen Rockies on 02-28-2012 at 03:30 AM
    Hello from Fernie B.C. ! I am Eric. Have been brewing my own off and on for around five years
    but have never really gotten deep into it. Time and space being the largest factors in my
    stunted beer gro...