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    ABOUT ME

  • Home brewer
    Carpenter
    Musician
  • Carpenter
  • Glen O'Keefe
  • Progressive Metal/Rock
  • Sopranos, Lost, Breaking Bad, Oz
  • Started using the "beer in a bag" kit garbage about three years ago, shortly thereafter gave it all up due to it tasting like garbage.

    Decided to go all out with all-grain my first batch and after about three months on this forum and reading JP'S how to brew.....my first batch!!

    Boil-off was through the roof... ended up with less than 4 gallons and my
  • Fly Blown Again.... missed gravity and boil off was extreme first time around.
  • EdWorts Bavarian Hef
    EdWorts Haus Pale Ale
  • EdWorts Bavarian Hef w/ 4.5 lbs Blue Berry
    Flyblown Ale
  • Nothing
  • no keg
  • Male
  • In a Relationship
  • halifax
  • Nova Scotia

LATEST ACTIVITY

  • Posted in thread: No Chill with an air filter - possible or a beginners mistake? on 07-25-2016 at 02:29 AM
    and just to set your mind at ease about the Palmer reference. Myself and many other home
    brewers are having great success ( even award winning) with no-chill. I completely understand
    the logic and sci...

  • Posted in thread: No Chill with an air filter - possible or a beginners mistake? on 07-23-2016 at 12:04 PM
    I like that idea. I also have been successfully doing no-chill for about 30 batches now. What
    are you using for a fermentor?

  • Posted in thread: Does Homebrewing lead to cancer? on 07-22-2016 at 03:12 PM
    Odds are people are on this forum in the pursuit of creating a quality homemade product or out
    of admiration for well made commercial examples which for some is out of distaste of the mass
    produced in...

  • Posted in thread: How big is your pipeline? on 07-15-2016 at 03:37 PM
    3-4 fermentors going at maximum, usually have 4 kegs full, but sadly only 2 taps. Constantly
    switching over lines so time to invest in another tap. I bottle a batch or two per year and
    always have som...

  • Posted in thread: Goseface Killah on 07-09-2016 at 06:17 PM
    There's a brewery here in Halifax that have a beer called this too. It's amazing but the
    salinity is low. My girlfriend actually didn't pick up on the salt until the Brewer mentioned
    it.

  • Posted in thread: Questions on no-chill in a keg on 07-06-2016 at 09:19 PM
    I've been subtracting 20 mins from my hop additions and my IPA's come out great. I don't think
    I could nail some clones or other people's recipes because there's clearly gonna be a
    difference with kee...

  • Posted in thread: Questions on no-chill in a keg on 07-06-2016 at 04:34 PM
    I have been experimenting with no-chill brewing, which for those who do not know is a method of
    not quickly chilling your wort after boil. I've done about 30 batches this way and all have
    been success...

  • Posted in thread: Looking to upgrade on 06-29-2016 at 09:57 AM
    My next two upgrades are going to be picking up a nice grain mill and building a dedicated mill
    and storage area. Then I'm gonna finish my fermentation chest. I have only one 5 gallon space
    now. When ...

  • Posted in thread: What was - or will be - your first "serious" upgrade? on 06-26-2016 at 11:09 PM
    In stages also but I've just today completed a stainless setup. Kettle, fermentor, and serving
    are all stainless.Other things have been impactful but having everything stainless was
    important to me.

  • Posted in thread: Heading to Iceland, beer recommendations? on 06-19-2016 at 04:16 PM
    TIP: Bring lots of money, because beer is super expensive! Thule is a common beer there. The
    challenge for brewing beer in Iceland is that its very hard to grow ingredients, so everything
    has to be im...

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