Last Activity:11-20-2016 1:43 AM
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Posted in thread: Who else has done a Friday prep for Saturday ? on 11-20-2016 at 01:43 AM
I grind grain and sometimes do starter but the rest I do while water is heating and wort is
Posted in thread: Costco wine kit - waste of money or not?? on 09-25-2016 at 12:11 PM
I have made the merlot kit, first batch was great.. second I was using a carboy as primary and
don't have any ltr marks like my bucket so I guessed on the water addition.. took a gravity
Posted in thread: cherry chips in secondary? on 09-17-2016 at 04:24 PM
don't leave any bark on chips as bark of cherry wood contains arsnic
Posted in thread: s05 vs winsor experiment on 08-26-2016 at 09:48 PM
mattdee.. I know what you mean but I also wanted to try and see if it worked.. by adding 05
yeast.. I don't think it will change the flavor profile but will make it a little dryer as I'm
not a big fan...
Posted in thread: s05 vs winsor experiment on 08-26-2016 at 01:33 AM
Hi I recently brewed the nierra sevada clone recipe 10 gal and split into two 5 gal carboys,
pitched hydrated s05 into one and danster winsor into the other. winsor started active
fermentation within ...
Posted in thread: When Should I But a New Fermenting bucket? on 08-21-2016 at 04:23 PM
I have 2 but my original is over 10 years old and tons of scratches, even rust stains on bottom
from when I left caps sanitizing in the bottom, never had an infection in 12 years of brewing,
used to u...
Posted in thread: What's your next brew? Why? on 07-23-2016 at 11:38 AM
imperial stout .. because ive never brewed a beer to age / high gravity. I finally have a bit
of a pipeline so I wont mine waiting. finally finally I love imp stouts but they are hard to
find in Canad...
Posted in thread: What did I cook this weekend..... on 06-19-2016 at 02:03 AM
no pics but grilled veggies on pasta and grilled lamb loin chops with mint and basil pesto
Posted in thread: Black Pearl Porter (AG) on 06-09-2016 at 01:11 AM
I skipped the sweet addtions (don't like sweet porter/stout) and added a lb of amber malt
instead of crystal cause its what I had on hand.. subbed bram cross hops cause its what I had
too :)Turned out...
Posted in thread: Black Pearl Porter (AG) on 04-28-2016 at 01:00 AM
plan to brew this next exept im omitting the sweet additions and adding a lb of amber malt and
using bramling cross for hops cause thats what i have on hand. I have always used 1/2 lb
chocolate, 1/2 p...