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Forum: Bottling/Kegging 07-26-2013, 10:27 PM
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Posted By Veinman
Been doing some more research and seems like all...

Been doing some more research and seems like all the upgrades I mentioned are worth it.

The kit with 10# tank, 525ss perlick faucets, dual regulator, drip tray and faucet wrench is $606
4...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 07-26-2013, 04:58 PM
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Posted By Veinman
Kegerator Build Questions

Hello all,

First post in a long time. The Mrs. and I have purchased a house and so naturally my first thought was time for a kegerator. I’m looking to build a stand-up kegerator with 4 taps. I’m...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 09-28-2011, 11:53 PM
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Views: 26,273
Posted By Veinman
I primary all of my ales in ambient temp of 62F. ...

I primary all of my ales in ambient temp of 62F.

I think I tertiared for 2-3 weeks, once the Oak is pulled it's ready to bottle IMO it can mellow in tertiary or bottles it's up to you.

Sounds...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 08-27-2011, 06:43 PM
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Posted By Veinman
1. I added the boiled syrup at about 30 minutes...

1. I added the boiled syrup at about 30 minutes if I recall correctly. I don't think it matters a ton it's obiously been sanitized from all the boiling so whenever it's done I'd say add it in.
2. I...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 08-04-2011, 03:21 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,515
Posted By Veinman
You're going to be much better off finding a...

You're going to be much better off finding a local homebrew club to sample your beer and chat with or entering your beer in contests.

Both of those will be populated with people who like good...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 07-19-2011, 03:39 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,351
Posted By Veinman
Lots of paranoia and confusion about Intellectual...

Lots of paranoia and confusion about Intellectual Property Law running in this thread. A few points:

Trademarks are always registered with respect to certain wares (goods or services) so when...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 06-17-2011, 08:46 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,978
Posted By Veinman
Thanks for the link they were one I hadn't heard...

Thanks for the link they were one I hadn't heard of so didn't check. Sure enough they have Columbus and decent shipping rates ($14 like you said) to boot.
Are you saying 2 packets per 6 gallon demi...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 06-16-2011, 09:58 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,978
Posted By Veinman
I went to order my hops today and found out that...

I went to order my hops today and found out that hopsdirect is out of columbus which was quite annoying.
morebrew has them but to get 2lbs of Columbus is going to be $60 shipped. at hopsdirect I can...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 06-15-2011, 06:07 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,978
Posted By Veinman
A few updates as this process continues to...

A few updates as this process continues to evolve:

I think I'm going to go with 3 of the large glass demi-johns, for a bunch of reasons:
they are reasonably priced
at 14.5 gallons I could use...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 06-12-2011, 11:46 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,978
Posted By Veinman
Thanks for all the suggestions thus far I really...

Thanks for all the suggestions thus far I really want to do 1 or maybe 2 primaries although I'm trying to decide if the temperature will rise too high if all done at once. I'm looking for anyone who...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 06-12-2011, 05:27 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,978
Posted By Veinman
Big Brew-400 Bottles of BarleyWine Ready in 1 year

Hello All,

I'm about to embark on a very ambitious project. One of my friends has requested that I make the party favours for his wedding. Up Here in Alberta we're not allowed to serve homebrewed...
Forum: Wine Making Forum 05-05-2011, 05:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,198
Posted By Veinman
I used EV-1118 Champagne Yeast. The Wine is at...

I used EV-1118 Champagne Yeast. The Wine is at 13.1% ABV so the yeast is not at its limit. I let it ferment to 1.000 and sit for another month and then it was racked 2 extra times and I suspect I...
Forum: Wine Making Forum 05-04-2011, 07:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,198
Posted By Veinman
After several months this is looking very clear...

After several months this is looking very clear and ready to bottle. I pulled a sample and added some priming sugar to it and then put it in a plastic bottle and capped it to see if their was enough...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 04-17-2011, 07:27 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,852
Posted By Veinman
Hops in bulk is the way to go. check out...

Hops in bulk is the way to go. check out hopsdirect.com and you can get hops for around $1oz shipped to Canada so Alaska should be about the same. I've never seen a LHBS come close to matching those...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 04-16-2011, 08:35 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,852
Posted By Veinman
Wow $360 is a very nice upgrade budget and you...

Wow $360 is a very nice upgrade budget and you should be able to go all-grain with a fairly decent set-up for that amount.
Using my own all-grain set-up as an example:
$90-40 qt Turkey Fryer and...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 04-16-2011, 02:54 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,597
Posted By Veinman
I'm surprised this hasn't been corrected yet but...

I'm surprised this hasn't been corrected yet but homebrewing is ILLEGAL in Alabama, and their are several high profile cases talked about in length on this forum about homebrewers getting into...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 04-15-2011, 08:51 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 989
Posted By Veinman
From my 1 batch with 3711 and reading everyone...

From my 1 batch with 3711 and reading everyone else's experiences I agree with this. I just finished brewing a simple Saison with it, pitched it at 70 and left it alone for 5 days, in that time it...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 04-14-2011, 10:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 798
Posted By Veinman
Yes how did it turn out? Also when did you add...

Yes how did it turn out? Also when did you add the juice I'm guessing in secondary?
Forum: Wine 04-14-2011, 10:05 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 29,687
Posted By Veinman
Secondary is higly reccomended. I'm not real...

Secondary is higly reccomended. I'm not real knowledgable about wine but from what I've read you want to transfer it after fermentation is complete and then about every 60-90 days of bulk aging. You...
Forum: Wine 04-14-2011, 07:46 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 29,687
Posted By Veinman
Just ABV really. From what I can grasp "Cider"...

Just ABV really. From what I can grasp "Cider" "Apfelwien" and "Apple Wine" are all loose terms that more or less refer to fermented apple juice/cider.
"Apfelwien" is I believe a German term and I...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 04-14-2011, 02:22 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,432
Posted By Veinman
That's going to be a problem, you need to cool...

That's going to be a problem, you need to cool that wort down ASAP. Either move it to a cooler location you have in your house or get a very large tub, garbage can etc. and fill it full of cold water...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 04-14-2011, 01:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 851
Posted By Veinman
I am planning something similar for the winter...

I am planning something similar for the winter nights in 2010/11 so be sure to let us know how it turns out, especially how low it finishes and how sweet the taste is. I'm gonna double my Blue Moon...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 04-13-2011, 09:08 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,432
Posted By Veinman
There is no way that 4lbs of extract and 3lbs of...

There is no way that 4lbs of extract and 3lbs of grain could produce 5 gallons of wort at an OG of 1.080.
Something here is wrong either:
1. You don't have 5 gallons in the fermentor so the sugars...
Forum: Wine Making Forum 04-13-2011, 06:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,440
Posted By Veinman
The one I used was a blend but no corn sugar.

The one I used was a blend but no corn sugar.
Forum: General Beer Discussion 04-13-2011, 01:43 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,021
Posted By Veinman
I'm by no means an expert but search for a German...

I'm by no means an expert but search for a German style called a Schwarzbier sometimes just called a dark or black lager it's fairly light in flavor but is black in color. From what I understand to...
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