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Posted in thread: 4 weeks to brew and bottle - help! on 10-18-2011 at 02:56 AM
I'm a bit shocked that only one person suggested a wheat beer. Ive frequently heard hefes are a
simple to brew beer best consumed young, so I put that to the test to see just how simple and
Posted in thread: Cheapest beer with a good brewing bottle? on 09-15-2011 at 02:52 AM
Yeah, forget the pop tops, not only are they few and far between, but in Ontario the prices you
have to pay the extortionate prices for the beer inside. Brewing in Canada can be rough
sometimes but th...
Posted in thread: homebrewing costs on 08-31-2011 at 08:38 AM
Feh, to those that say homebrewing isn't cheaper: come to Ontario! $40 for a 24 of crappy macro
beer, and $50+ for micro! And that's if you can find the micro you want at your local beer
store or liqu...
Posted in thread: Is it too late for Octoberfest lager/marzen? on 08-11-2011 at 11:43 PM
Instead of the German Oktoberfest, just say it's for the KW Oktoberfest! Starts on the 7th of
October and runs for 1 week. Should give you a bit more time!
Posted in thread: So who's brewing this weekend? on 08-06-2011 at 02:36 AM
Brewing a stout this weekend (well, I originally called it a porter but I was informed it's
more of a stout, so there it is) to make up for my disaster of a brew day last weekend. I
thought it went we...
Posted in thread: Beersmith calcs on 08-03-2011 at 01:43 AM
So I've been trying to fine tune my brewing process, but one thing that I noticed from my last
batch was some strange gravity readings and strange results from beersmith.I intended to
collect a total ...
Posted in thread: Fermentation temps on 08-02-2011 at 08:48 PM
Okay. I've decided. I'm buying a chest freezer and converting it, but I will leave this batch
of brown ferment in the low 70s, then after about a week or so I'm going to leave it relatively
Posted in thread: Fermentation temps on 08-02-2011 at 03:02 AM
Okay I'll keep it at 70 then. At least this time. I also read on here that the first week is
the most important for temperature control, and after the initial fermentation is done, it's
must less impo...
Posted in thread: Fermentation temps on 08-02-2011 at 02:14 AM
Sorry totally forgot the most important part! I used s-04. It says safe range is 65-75, but
I've read people like to keep it at the low end of that range. Would the flavours produced by a
temp that hi...
Posted in thread: Strange gravity readings? on 08-02-2011 at 02:12 AM
Yeah, it does lol. The thermometer is off by few tenths of a degree, I know that, and my
hydrometer IS the second one, the first broke on my first brew day! Lol. Anyway I suppose I'll
see what the fin...