Last Activity:12-22-2010 12:48 PM
Posted in thread: Any Canadians?? on 01-25-2010 at 01:26 PM
Now I have another person I need to get together to brew with.Sure, but I'm still pretty
clueless at this point :)if your going the stovetop route you may want to consider 2 smaller
pots and do a spli...
Posted in thread: Any Canadians?? on 01-25-2010 at 08:47 AM
Haha so what, is this the whole mentality that if someone is from canada then "hey you must
know so-and-so" :mug:That reminds me of when I was in Reykjavik in 1971. Everyone wanted to
practice their E...
Posted in thread: Any Canadians?? on 01-25-2010 at 08:36 AM
If you have a glass-top electric stove it might be difficult to boil even 5 gallons. My
Jenn-Air will barely bring 5 gallons of water to a gentle boil.I have an old-school electric
stove. I figure tha...
Posted in thread: Any Canadians?? on 01-25-2010 at 02:25 AM
Gilbertson and Page is in fergus ontario. The SOB's (Southern Ontario Brewers) do group buys
about every 6 months. I'm in hamilton too :) BrewTime has an OK selection of grains a little
pricey but not...
Posted in thread: Any Canadians?? on 01-25-2010 at 01:21 AM
I thought my google-fu was pretty good, but there are southern ontario grain suppliers listed
here that I couldn't find online. Thanks, guys :)BTW, I'm in Hamilton.
Posted in thread: U-brew shortcuts on 01-24-2010 at 11:11 AM
looks doable. Thanks for the link :)
Posted in thread: U-brew shortcuts on 01-24-2010 at 09:45 AM
Hmm, now I've been reading here ... I'd just have to decide on which one and which size.
Aluminum 32-qt?I know that full-boil isn't strictly necessary for extract brewing, but it would
make it easier ...
Posted in thread: U-brew shortcuts on 01-24-2010 at 08:22 AM
I would recommend five gallon batch equipment. You can always do a 2.5 in them and you would
have the capability to do five (which is what most everyone does).That's actually what I'm
debating right n...
Posted in thread: hello from Hamilton ON on 01-24-2010 at 07:51 AM
Welcome. I'm also in Hamilton.I haven't actually brewed anything yet, but I'm working on it :)
Posted in thread: U-brew shortcuts on 01-23-2010 at 10:47 AM
Start with a good "ready to use wort kit" like the "Brewhouse" kits. Its as simple as pick your
flavour, add water to the wort and pitch your yeast. This will teach you fermentation,