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Forum: General Beer Discussion 11-08-2005, 06:37 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,151
Posted By Driftwood
Ha ha ha... nope, thats not someone that I'd...

Ha ha ha... nope, thats not someone that I'd correct on table manners... :cross:
Forum: General Beer Discussion 11-08-2005, 06:30 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,151
Posted By Driftwood
Heh heh... you crazy americans... :p

Heh heh... you crazy americans... :p
Forum: General Beer Discussion 11-08-2005, 05:51 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,151
Posted By Driftwood
Ummm... don't we all hold the fork in the left...

Ummm... don't we all hold the fork in the left and knife in the right? :confused:
Forum: General Beer Discussion 11-08-2005, 05:17 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 8,397
Posted By Driftwood
Well, if you lived here, then I can tell ya I'm...

Well, if you lived here, then I can tell ya I'm actually in Port Coquitlam. Up until now, I buy my supplies at Spagnols on Annacis Island, but their selection isn't great and is supposed to get...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 11-07-2005, 05:36 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 8,397
Posted By Driftwood
Hey Denny! I'm down in Vancouver, nice to...

Hey Denny!

I'm down in Vancouver, nice to hear theres a fellow brewer so close! We should get together sometime and exchange brews... though I'll have to brew one up thats worthy... last couple...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 10-28-2005, 05:33 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,756
Posted By Driftwood
This is funny... I didn't realize so many of us...

This is funny... I didn't realize so many of us are so young and so new to this... the impression I got from my HBS was that beer homebrewers were a dying breed, if I wanted any advice (before I...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 10-26-2005, 10:01 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,756
Posted By Driftwood
I just started brewing earlier this year at 27,...

I just started brewing earlier this year at 27, got 4 AG batches under my belt, none of which have been great, but I'm getting closer...

First beer at 17, took me a while to develop a taste for...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 10-26-2005, 09:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,575
Posted By Driftwood
Can't you buy a dual pressure regulators, with...

Can't you buy a dual pressure regulators, with three gauges on it? One for tank pressure, then one for each line... I'm sure I heard about these somewhere, might have even seen them for sale on...
Forum: General Techniques 10-26-2005, 09:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,084
Posted By Driftwood
Regardless of which pack it is, it sounds really...

Regardless of which pack it is, it sounds really stupid that he just dumped the yeast in his wort without smacking it! Even if he got it right, there wouldn't be that many yeast cells in there,...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 10-26-2005, 09:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,166
Posted By Driftwood
Do a search, one of the other guys here did a...

Do a search, one of the other guys here did a batch a little while ago, it should be just about ready... I was going to ask him how it went cuz he used a recipe that I was planning on using in an...
Forum: General Techniques 10-20-2005, 05:53 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 966
Posted By Driftwood
Anyone insulate their pots during boil?

Just trying to be energy efficient...

Right now I do my boils indoors on a conventional oven. Usually takes about half an hour to get the boil going after sparging, and thats with the the batch...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 10-20-2005, 05:37 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,617
Posted By Driftwood
Anodizing is a surface treatment that can be done...

Anodizing is a surface treatment that can be done to a few metals, the most common of which is aluminum. It makes the surface stronger(up to some small depth, I can't remember how much, but less than...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 10-17-2005, 12:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 680
Posted By Driftwood
Way to much head from my kegs...

:confused: Need some help here...

Got my two keg system setup inside a fridge, with only about 3 or 4 ft of tubing coming off each keg and a cobra tap (those little thumb tap dispensers) on each...
Forum: General Techniques 10-11-2005, 10:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,398
Posted By Driftwood
I guess you could play with it if you want, but...

I guess you could play with it if you want, but generally, I think you use the same temp for both primary and secondary, at least for ales, don't quote me on lagers.

Depending on the yeast the...
Forum: General Techniques 10-11-2005, 07:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 585
Posted By Driftwood
Questions and opinions on sanitation

So I hear everywhere that sanitation is (one of) the most important things in making sure your brew comes out good. But then I hear little tid bits of info that make me wonder how far we really have...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 09-22-2005, 06:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,470
Posted By Driftwood
Oi... thats a groaner........ :rolleyes:

Oi... thats a groaner........ :rolleyes:
Forum: Extract Brewing 09-21-2005, 05:41 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,786
Posted By Driftwood
To clarify for the rest of us, I'm assuming this...

To clarify for the rest of us, I'm assuming this is the recipe you went with?

http://www.beertools.com/html/recipe.php?view=882

As for your sludge problem, can't help you without more...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 09-15-2005, 05:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,637
Posted By Driftwood
Shipping to Vancouver was the same, $43. I...

Shipping to Vancouver was the same, $43. I expected to have to pay customs fees and local taxes when they delivered, but I didn't!! That would have been another $40 or so.

And my kegs arrived this...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 09-13-2005, 09:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,637
Posted By Driftwood
For a complete kit, I recommend Ebay. I looked...

For a complete kit, I recommend Ebay. I looked around for a few months and eventually settled on a guy selling systems through Ebay. Ask me in a few days if I like it, its still in the mail... or at...
Forum: General Techniques 09-07-2005, 10:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,858
Posted By Driftwood
I think I saw that one too... didn't they dunk...

I think I saw that one too... didn't they dunk them live? and weren't they still alive when they came outta the bath? nasty stuff... :drunk:
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 08-31-2005, 05:24 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,978
Posted By Driftwood
heh heh.... ummmm..... I'm not sure what you've...

heh heh.... ummmm..... I'm not sure what you've read about brewing... what you're proposing might work, with some modification.... try checking out www.howtobrew.com... cuz what your proposing...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 08-31-2005, 05:19 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,560
Posted By Driftwood
Me too, I only swirl around a little bit with the...

Me too, I only swirl around a little bit with the thermometer, as deep as I can reach without burning fingers...

But I usually do a multirest mash and I have noticed that, particularly early in...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 08-31-2005, 02:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 915
Posted By Driftwood
Hmmm... interesting points, didn't know this. ...

Hmmm... interesting points, didn't know this.

I guess I just need to find a good way to determine when I'm done sparging. I think Palmer suggests stopping your sparge when your runnings hit 1.008...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 08-30-2005, 08:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 915
Posted By Driftwood
Yeah, I thought the amount of water seemed low....

Yeah, I thought the amount of water seemed low. So how much water should I assue I need to begin with? 6.5 gal in the boil, so how mush for mash and sparge then? 7.5?

As for this batch, I did...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 08-29-2005, 11:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 915
Posted By Driftwood
Help!!

Ok, maybe not that big an emergency, but help would be appreciated...

I finally got around to the Sleeman Steam Beer clone I wanted to make from Clone Brews book. Recipe was as follows:

6lbs...
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