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02-02-2005 3:35 AM


  • Belleville, ontario, Canada
  • 28 year old, have a wife and 1 year old baby boy
  • fishing,guitar playing,home brewing
  • general labour


  • Posted in thread: Where are the wine brewers on 02-01-2005 at 06:03 AM
    i've made a kit wine for christmas presents. California Riesling. turned out really nice. As I
    progress, i'll start using my own grapes.

  • Posted in thread: Beginner Question on 02-01-2005 at 05:58 AM
    could be from unfermentable sugars??????????I'm wondering too, as I am a newbie also. my stouts
    usually start at 1.045 and end up 1.020. I tend not to worry because I use plastic bottles and
    they seem...

  • Posted in thread: honey in beer on 02-01-2005 at 05:43 AM
    sounds like an idea, I'd like to try it. I've used corn syrup as a fermentable but not honey
    yet. Any thoughts on maple syrup too?

  • Posted in thread: How many of these have you heard about your homebrew on 01-16-2005 at 04:50 PM
    my stout recipe is really simplecoopers stout beerkit1kg golden corn syrup3/4 cup of cocoa
    powderit turned out ok, could use a bit more choclate though. and might try substituting the
    corn syrup with ...

  • Posted in thread: Help a beginner! on 01-15-2005 at 03:57 AM
    well, i finished making the barons canadian pilsner, nope, don't like it, just not bitter
    enough for me, too sweet, think i'll stick to my ales and stouts.

  • Posted in thread: Brewing Ales? on 01-15-2005 at 03:48 AM
    you can even make cheap apple cider with no name brand apple juice (no preservative though) and
    a pack of ale yeast. good stuff.

  • Posted in thread: How many of these have you heard about your homebrew on 01-15-2005 at 03:45 AM
    every time I mention it people expect me to hand over a couple cases like it's free or
    something, everyone wants to try it. funny thing is even when I'm not satisfied that it's good
    enough and feel I ...

  • Posted in thread: sterilising on 01-15-2005 at 03:40 AM
    I use either sodium metabisulfite to clean all my equipment sometimes, sometimes I use just
    bleach and water, I use idophor to clean my caps and bottles though.

  • Posted in thread: the smell of fermentation on 01-05-2005 at 09:02 PM
    i was worried about the same thing when I started out. a good answer would be, my wife hates
    beer, yet my carboy is in the bedroom sitting on her side of the bed. that's how little you can
    smell it. i...

  • Posted in thread: Help a beginner! on 01-05-2005 at 08:57 PM
    yeah, i no longer use corn sugar unless it's for priming. I've notice alot of belgian beers are
    meant to taste that way though, they are ok, i've tried some, but not for everyday drinking,
    i'm making ...