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Forum: General Beer Discussion 06-25-2014, 01:38 PM
Replies: 12
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Posted By DaNewf
Forget the Molson clone, if someone produced a...

Forget the Molson clone, if someone produced a clone recipe for Black Horse or Jockey Club my Newfie/homebrewer pride would demand I give it a try at least once.
Forum: General Beer Discussion 06-24-2014, 01:21 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 587
Posted By DaNewf
Growing up in rural Newfoundland, Canada buying...

Growing up in rural Newfoundland, Canada buying beer pretty much meant buying either Molson Canadian or Labatt's Blue (most of my family prefer Molson). I started home brewing beer to get away from...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 06-22-2014, 05:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 787
Posted By DaNewf
I dehydrated a little bit of the spent grain from...

I dehydrated a little bit of the spent grain from the batch of Edwort's Haus Pale Ale I made on Friday. Maybe I could have fit a little more on to the dehydrator but not a hell of a more. The amount...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 06-22-2014, 05:49 PM
Replies: 2,258
Views: 74,644
Posted By DaNewf
Did a batch of Edwort's Haus Pale Ale Friday...

Did a batch of Edwort's Haus Pale Ale Friday night. The Nottingham is happily foaming away as I type this. This was my first try at this recipe and I screwed a few things up a little but it should...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 06-21-2014, 10:43 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 12,136
Posted By DaNewf
What problem? You're going to boil the wort right...

What problem? You're going to boil the wort right after it flows through the used toilet water braid, right?:D



Ah crap! Sorry for the Zombie thread. That's what happens when you do a Google...
Forum: American Ale 06-21-2014, 10:31 PM
Replies: 3,077
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Posted By DaNewf
Brewed this last night. Had a few issues: ...

Brewed this last night. Had a few issues:

Mashed a little warm. I mash BIAB style and last night I was experimenting with keeping the mash warm in my oven. Next time I'll just wrap the pot in...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 06-19-2014, 01:23 PM
Replies: 15,028
Views: 507,669
Posted By DaNewf
Yesterday I picked up the ingredients for a batch...

Yesterday I picked up the ingredients for a batch of Edwort's Haus Pale Ale.

Wife is on night shift tomorrow so it's time for another night owl brew session. I'll mash BIAB style and then do a two...
Forum: Extract Brewing 06-18-2014, 04:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 285
Posted By DaNewf
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YDqnFPgpb-0

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YDqnFPgpb-0
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 06-18-2014, 03:59 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 663
Posted By DaNewf
The Cooper's DIY fermenter has a spigot so I used...

The Cooper's DIY fermenter has a spigot so I used to take samples from there. Now I ferment in a temperature controlled chest freezer and the spigot is inaccessible.

Dollar store turkey baster to...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 06-17-2014, 03:47 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,874
Posted By DaNewf
Not trying to be a nitpicker but... if the IPA...

Not trying to be a nitpicker but... if the IPA had of been in a Better Bottle you might not have lost much (maybe any) even with the sneeze.

I have a glass carboy that was gifted to me a while...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 06-10-2014, 04:40 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,112
Posted By DaNewf
I use a mix of Cooper's 750ml PET bottles, 710ml...

I use a mix of Cooper's 750ml PET bottles, 710ml Sprite bottles (make fun if you want) and standard 12oz pry off beer bottles.

I find that with the Cooper's and Sprite bottles the sediment...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 06-10-2014, 12:39 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,797
Posted By DaNewf
I brew in the kitchen and my kids wake up early...

I brew in the kitchen and my kids wake up early so day time brewing is out for me. Also my wife can't stand the smell (but likes drinking the finished product) so in order to keep the peace I brew...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 06-07-2014, 01:38 AM
Replies: 724
Views: 24,404
Posted By DaNewf
Replacing my leaky electric hot water heater...

Replacing my leaky electric hot water heater tomorrow. If you don't hear from me again take it for granted that I've electrocuted myself.
Forum: General Beer Discussion 06-06-2014, 12:20 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,797
Posted By DaNewf
I did a little math and brewing one five gallon...

I did a little math and brewing one five gallon batch every month would provide a single person with about 1 3/4 12oz bottles per day. If your spouse likes beer as much as you do then it works out to...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 06-05-2014, 02:12 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,797
Posted By DaNewf
Every three or four weeks. My fermentation...

Every three or four weeks. My fermentation chamber can only hold one full size fermenter but there's always something in there. Either a batch of beer (3 weeks) or a wine kit (usually 4 weeks)....
Forum: Extract Brewing 06-05-2014, 11:39 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 697
Posted By DaNewf
One final thought. Maybe your real ale tastes...

One final thought. Maybe your real ale tastes exactly the way it's supposed to and you just don't like it. Age won't help that:). But even if you don't like it someone else might (especially if it's...
Forum: Extract Brewing 06-04-2014, 11:45 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 697
Posted By DaNewf
Here's my schedule for doing Cooper's kits. Note:...

Here's my schedule for doing Cooper's kits. Note: I've never made up these kits using a recipe that required a secondary vessel (fruit additions for instance).

3 weeks primary at 18C
Bottle beer...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 06-04-2014, 01:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 259
Posted By DaNewf
Failing that scope out your neighbor's BBQs and...

Failing that scope out your neighbor's BBQs and execute a covert tank swap.
Forum: English Pale Ale 06-04-2014, 01:07 AM
Replies: 657
Views: 163,511
Posted By DaNewf
The wife and I just finished a couple bottles...

The wife and I just finished a couple bottles from this batch. It passed the wife test and I enjoyed it a lot too.

This is going on the "Brew Again" list. Thanks a bunch for sharing the recipe...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 06-03-2014, 11:37 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,317
Posted By DaNewf
SOS pads and steel wool needs a light touch....

SOS pads and steel wool needs a light touch. Spray the burnt spots with something like VIM or Spray 9 (or other cleaner of choice) let it sit for a few minutes and then gently scrub away. Stop...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 06-02-2014, 12:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 273
Posted By DaNewf
BierMuncher's Centennial Blonde Ale is the only...

BierMuncher's Centennial Blonde Ale is the only light colored beer I've made since starting all grain brewing (rest of my batches are stouts and red ales).

I am currently drinking up my third...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 06-01-2014, 03:12 AM
Replies: 2,258
Views: 74,644
Posted By DaNewf
Barking Kettle Bayman Porter. A partial extract...

Barking Kettle Bayman Porter. A partial extract kit put together by my LHBS.
Forum: General Beer Discussion 05-30-2014, 04:04 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,797
Posted By DaNewf
Is there some kind of cultural reference I'm...

Is there some kind of cultural reference I'm missing that makes this racist?

Otherwise it just looks like a cool label to me. Am I being naive (possible)?
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 05-29-2014, 12:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 91
Posted By DaNewf
I started brewing using the Cooper's DIY kit. The...

I started brewing using the Cooper's DIY kit. The main advantage is that when the Krausen collar is used on the fermenter you have a rediculous amount of headspace and blowoff's are a non-issue for...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 05-29-2014, 11:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 128
Posted By DaNewf
I did this exact brew Christmas before last and...

I did this exact brew Christmas before last and drank the last couple of bottles this Christmas past. I'd almost suggest leaving it 6 months before touching the first bottle but I didn't have that...
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