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Posted in thread: Smooth(est) Melomel! on 02-08-2014 at 08:27 PM
I made them all but sour/tart cherrywas my favourite by far. Strawberries second. My strawberry
mead scored 45 at mazer cup 2013, it was really nice. Makes for very smooth mead. Honeyberry
also very g...
Posted in thread: BIAB v. Traditional Mash Tun (Boom goes the dynamite!) on 10-14-2013 at 08:21 PM
I just brewed a Hefe today. I have mash tun but for wheat beer I prefer BIAB all the way! Lot
more sediment in kettle. Quicker brew day, I was chilled by noon! Taste wise seems to be no
Posted in thread: Fruit flies on 10-11-2013 at 09:36 PM
Somtimes I enjoy the fact that I live in cold Canada. Fruit flies season is only
July-August-September and I don't see them again for 9 months :D
Posted in thread: BIAB v. Traditional Mash Tun (Boom goes the dynamite!) on 10-11-2013 at 09:29 PM
I thought squeezing grains in a bag releases unwanted tannins? Am I wrong on that?You wrong on
tannins part pal, its one of these myths that still gets spread around and has no evidence in
real world ...
Posted in thread: Huge smell and taste of vinegar after primary on 10-11-2013 at 09:19 PM
Did you seen a fruit flies around your fermenter? They just swarming with acetobacter which
will turn alcohol into vinegar real quick. Just dump it and get over it. You not going to get a
beer from vi...
Posted in thread: Can you guys recommend a good, accurate thermometer to me? on 09-06-2013 at 03:53 PM
Yes, I would say you do get what you pay for but there are definitely varying levels of value
in this space.First, there are people who will not pay $90 for a thermometer even if it were
accurate to t...
Posted in thread: Can you guys recommend a good, accurate thermometer to me? on 09-04-2013 at 05:18 PM
I'm sure the Thermopens are the bee's knees and they should for costing around $100. But I
wonder why no-one recommends the CDN DTQ450XI got mine for $14; apparently they go "on sale"
Posted in thread: Can you guys recommend a good, accurate thermometer to me? on 09-02-2013 at 09:36 PM
This looks pretty damn good. Is it fast, accurate and durable?Looks durable to me, I only used
it once so far but I absolutelly love it. Very fast readings (depends on a probe you order).
Wire probe h...
Posted in thread: Best Way to Chill Wort for Lager Beer? on 09-01-2013 at 06:44 PM
I would worry about getting a good cold break by cooling slowly in the fridge. Maybe that's not
a legit worry though.You have to chill wort fast down to 70 F, and only then it goes in freezer
Posted in thread: Can you guys recommend a good, accurate thermometer to me? on 08-30-2013 at 04:22 PM
Is this Thermo-K thingy like a module that later on gets another part attached and the 2 parts
make up the thermometer?Exactly. Much more versatile than Thermapen. Cost same and provides