Last Activity:12-11-2013 4:27 PM
Posted in thread: Where can I buy fresh whole cone hops? on 09-23-2013 at 10:01 PM
Canadian homebrew supplies has a good selection in vacuum pack.As for my own home-grown hops, I
just boil 'em up fresh after a quick rinse to remove some of the bugs.
Posted in thread: Good Munich Dunkel possible w/o a lager yeast? on 09-23-2013 at 09:35 PM
I used Wyeast German ale yeast (1007) for the Brew House Munich Dunkel kit with good results.
The real trick was to add Blackprinz malt and Herkules hops. Mmmmmm.
Posted in thread: Bitter with a twist on 09-23-2013 at 08:24 PM
Just thought I’d share with folks a nifty little brew I put together. I started with the
Festa Brew West Coast IPA. My idea was to use this starting point to make a hoppy, heavy-bodied
Posted in thread: Ale yeast for Oktoberfest on 09-19-2012 at 05:21 PM
I just pitched a mix of 1007 and 1098 into the Brewhouse kit. It's my Anglo-German
Posted in thread: Do you ever get tired of big beers? on 05-11-2012 at 07:03 PM
I make a nice mild by mixing pale ale with de-alcoholized dunkel and carbonated water.
Posted in thread: Brewhouse Kits on 05-10-2012 at 07:26 PM
I can't find my notebook, but I'm pretty sure it was one from the private collection: Wyeast
3739-PC Flanders Golden Ale Yeast.
Posted in thread: Brewhouse Kits on 05-10-2012 at 06:27 PM
^No, but I've used the Belgian yeast to good effect in other kits: pale ale and Munich dark. I
blend the Belgian yeast with a British ale yeast because I read that the Belgian alone can get
stuck. I f...
Posted in thread: Brewhouse Kits on 05-08-2012 at 05:49 PM
I don't think you'll be able to get the Maibock in Ontario.I used a smackpack of the lager
yeast without starter. No prob. I do it all the time.
Posted in thread: Brewhouse Kits on 05-07-2012 at 05:37 PM
Btw, I'm doing the Bock, as well as a couple of Pilsner kits, at cellar temperature. I'm using
Munich lager yeast for most, but I'm also using a Belgian ale+English ale combo for the rest.
Posted in thread: Brewhouse Kits on 05-07-2012 at 05:35 PM
Why is this thread in extract brewing? Maybe we need a new subforum for liquid wort kits.