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  • Halifax, Nova Scotia

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  • Posted in thread: Sanitizer on 03-03-2014 at 04:29 AM
    Im old school, I still use the pink powder stuff for my gear. For my bottles i sanitize them in
    a bin with water and bleach. Im thinking of switching to star san though, from what I am
    hearing a littl...

  • Posted in thread: Fermenting question on 02-21-2014 at 12:17 AM
    In one word 'NO' you dont have a problem. The airlock during fermentation may react in many
    different ways. Let your beer sit in the fermentor for a couple weeks and it should be fine.I
    have had beer ...

  • Posted in thread: Extract Kit / Commercial Beer Comparison on 02-21-2014 at 12:12 AM
    That would be cool to see -- let me nkow if you find it again I havent seen anything like that
    yet.

  • Posted in thread: "Pimping" a Muntons Bitter Kit on 02-21-2014 at 12:05 AM
    Sounds interesting -- let us know how it turns out! Cheers

  • Posted in thread: How many gallons of homebrew in 2014? on 02-11-2014 at 03:25 AM
    10G -- 5G Muntons Brown Ale + 5G Muntons Mt Mellick Cream Ale (Sale on Munton Kits lol)4539

  • Posted in thread: stuck fermentation - give up and bottle? on 02-11-2014 at 03:16 AM
    There is debate whether dry yeast 'should always be rehydrated'. You will find valid arguments
    on both side of the fence. In defense of the clerks at the home brew store sometimes they are
    just trying...

  • Posted in thread: Dry yeast confusion on 02-10-2014 at 01:27 PM
    It is strange I suppose I never looked into pitching rates and such. I just always figured
    because my fermentation always started withing 24 hours (usually about 12) and my beer turned
    out tasting goo...

  • Posted in thread: Dry yeast confusion on 02-10-2014 at 12:12 AM
    I just wanted to toss this out here to get some thoughts. I have been brewing for about 7 years
    but never really read very much or thought a lot about yeast. Since I started brewing when I
    make the ca...

  • Posted in thread: Do quarts take longer to carbonate? on 02-08-2014 at 07:47 PM
    Just real quick question usually my beer is pretty carbonated in 2 weeks. Tried on today and
    its pretty flat just a small sound when i pop the top. Just wondering do bigger bottles take
    longer to carb...

  • Posted in thread: bench capper help plz on 02-07-2014 at 04:31 PM
    Im in Nova Scotia and have been capping Canadian twist off bottles for 7 years with a bench
    capper. Haven't had an issue yet except maybe 3 or 4 bad seals (flat beer) so you should be
    fine.

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