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02-04-2012

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01-21-2017 11:05 PM

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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: What is Your Favorite Piece of Brewing Equipment and Why on 01-22-2017 at 01:03 PM
    My iPhone 5c, since I use it 50 times a day to go on this forum and other brewing specific
    pages in order to learn how to brew. Without I would have made many many mistakes and bought
    some terrible eq...

  • Posted in thread: Worst Craft Breweries on 01-21-2017 at 01:13 AM
    There are way too many people around here in Halifax, NS that brew for a few years and jump
    into commercial brewing. There's two breweries here that are packed all the time. One of the
    workers at one ...

  • Posted in thread: Grist for a dunkel on 01-20-2017 at 03:34 PM
    That's actually the reason why I wasn't afraid of adding them. I definitely didn't want to have
    this come out too bitter and I didn't mind wasting such a small amount anyway.Probably would
    have been b...

  • Posted in thread: Grist for a dunkel on 01-20-2017 at 02:37 PM
    Thanks for the input everyone. Learned a lot. Also read through the BYO.com article on the
    style and looked into bjcp guidelines. Unfortunately I ended up having some of the grain
    already purchased be...

  • Posted in thread: Grist for a dunkel on 01-19-2017 at 07:05 PM
    Hey, Just wanna run this by someone before I dive in. My shop only has light Munich so I'm
    trying to get some color in there elsewhere.5.5 gallon batch 5#'s wheat malt 4#'s light munich
    .85 #'s caramu...

  • Posted in thread: What are your contrarian/"unpopular" beer opinions? on 01-15-2017 at 12:09 AM
    99% of breweries make ****tier beer than me

  • Posted in thread: Making a starter on brew day? on 01-14-2017 at 04:57 PM
    In the book "Yeast" they do mention that many Brewers pitch at high krausen, they do not
    specifically vouch for it or against it so I'm sure to their extensive knowledge they haven't
    found issues with...

  • Posted in thread: Help with Scottish Wee Heavy on 01-13-2017 at 01:50 PM
    I brewed a Scottish Wee Heavy 2 years ago and have been aging it in a refrigerator ever since.
    This beer was super sweet when we first sampled it. This is one beer that ages well, the
    sweetness decrea...

  • Posted in thread: My First Brew Found A Keg on 01-13-2017 at 10:40 AM
    From Port Saunders

  • Posted in thread: My First Brew Found A Keg on 01-13-2017 at 10:40 AM
    I'm in NS!

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