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Forum: Commercial Brew Discussion 05-08-2013, 01:27 AM
Replies: 3
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Posted By HighCountryBrewer
Ska Brewing Modus Hoperandi & Santa Fe Brewing...

Ska Brewing Modus Hoperandi & Santa Fe Brewing Happy Camper
Both in cans for easy shipping.
I agree - Canada's selection of craft beer sucks. I was in SK a few weeks ago and could not believe how...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 04-15-2012, 01:55 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,419
Posted By HighCountryBrewer
Sitting on the internet and reading everything I...

Sitting on the internet and reading everything I could. Palmer and Papazian-the two bibles of the craft.
Two true stories:
Once saw the sun come up through the window in my office because I lost...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 04-15-2012, 01:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 669
Posted By HighCountryBrewer
Just remember - coming in second means you are...

Just remember - coming in second means you are the first loser.
Congratulations - you deserve it.:mug:
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 03-22-2012, 02:40 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,873
Posted By HighCountryBrewer
Don't worry - everything is fine. I typically...

Don't worry - everything is fine. I typically start getting fermentation within 3-4 hours after I pitch the yeast and it goes crazy for the first few days and then levels off. Remember - leave it in...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 03-15-2012, 03:17 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,377
Posted By HighCountryBrewer
My son and I are both homebrewers and we are...

My son and I are both homebrewers and we are always trading our beers back and forth, both for enjoyment but also to get good, constructive critisisim:mug:
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 03-15-2012, 03:10 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,121
Posted By HighCountryBrewer
I leave all my beer in the primary for 21 days...

I leave all my beer in the primary for 21 days and then go straight to bottling. I doubt whether fermentation is finished after only 7 days. For me, the bare minimum would be 14 days and ALWAYS check...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 01-02-2012, 02:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,130
Posted By HighCountryBrewer
Bought grain and had it crushed at LHBS on Oct 8....

Bought grain and had it crushed at LHBS on Oct 8. Too many things got in the way and did not brew until Dec 10. Bottled yesterday (Dec 31) and smelled and tasted great. OG 1.060 and FG 1.018. Ready...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 12-10-2011, 03:20 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,012
Posted By HighCountryBrewer
Is there a SWMBO involved? If so, what is your...

Is there a SWMBO involved? If so, what is your new address?
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 11-24-2011, 02:37 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,803
Posted By HighCountryBrewer
I have the same issue of soupy yeast cake using...

I have the same issue of soupy yeast cake using US-05. I primary for 3 to 4 weeks then go straight to bottling. I, however do move the primary to the kitchen counter the night before I bottle. I sure...
Forum: General Chit Chat 09-18-2011, 02:09 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,881
Posted By HighCountryBrewer
A few words from a retired liquor store owner....

A few words from a retired liquor store owner. Try Svedka Vodka. Here in CO it is priced with Smirnoff but will drink with Ketel or Absolut IMHO. Sold oceans of the stuff back in the day.
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 09-17-2011, 01:14 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,661
Posted By HighCountryBrewer
I brewed an Oatmeal Stout with OG 1.062. FG...

I brewed an Oatmeal Stout with OG 1.062. FG stalled at 1.020 after 3 weeks in the primary. I am drinking this now and is a great brewski. Don't worry -- you will be fine
Forum: Extract Brewing 09-16-2011, 02:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 372
Posted By HighCountryBrewer
Question concerning top off water

I do extract brewing, making 2.5 gallon batches using a 5 gallon BK.
I lose about .75-1.0 gallon during the 60 minute boil. Which is the more preferred method:

Start with 2.5 gallon boil and boil...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 09-07-2011, 02:31 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,219
Posted By HighCountryBrewer
The Brew Hut and Dry Dock Brewing in Aurora CO....

The Brew Hut and Dry Dock Brewing in Aurora CO. Friendly, knowledgeable staff, great selection of ingredients and equipment. All this with a brewpub right next door pouring an assortment of their own...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 09-01-2011, 02:06 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 3,509
Posted By HighCountryBrewer
Labor Day weekend is going to be taken up with...

Labor Day weekend is going to be taken up with bottling and tasting.
Bottling: SN type Pale Ale
Bottling: My own recipe IPA
Tasting: Oatmeal Stout
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 08-27-2011, 09:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 553
Posted By HighCountryBrewer
Shooting for 2.5 gal total. Had to add the 3/4...

Shooting for 2.5 gal total. Had to add the 3/4 gal water to get to 2.5 gal
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 08-27-2011, 08:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 553
Posted By HighCountryBrewer
Low Original Gravity

Just brewed my 8th batch and OG came in at 1.040 (expecting 1.060)
5 Gal BK/BIAB 2.5 gal batch
I am calling this a partial mash. These are the details.
Recipe:
3.00# LME
1.00# American Pale 2...
Forum: General Chit Chat 08-23-2011, 01:49 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 2,352
Posted By HighCountryBrewer
Count me in as a rabid hockey fan. Grew up in...

Count me in as a rabid hockey fan. Grew up in Sask. always pulling for the Blackhawks.
Glenn Hall was my idol. Moved to CO. 27 years ago so now it is AVS ALL THE WAY.
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 08-23-2011, 01:18 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 7,716
Posted By HighCountryBrewer
Check out Terpsichoreankid on YouTube. He does a...

Check out Terpsichoreankid on YouTube. He does a 4 or 5 part series on brewing a Java Stout. I think it works pretty well. As a matter of fact, of all the brewing videos I watched on YouTube, I...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 08-20-2011, 01:17 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 561
Posted By HighCountryBrewer
And above all else...............Learn to BE...

And above all else...............Learn to BE PATIENT
Forum: General Beer Discussion 08-17-2011, 01:31 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 4,639
Posted By HighCountryBrewer
Absolutely best canned beer is Modus Hoperandi by...

Absolutely best canned beer is Modus Hoperandi by Ska Brewing. Beers by Oscar Blue Brewing rank a close 2nd.
Forum: General Beer Discussion 08-16-2011, 12:49 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,748
Posted By HighCountryBrewer
If you are a hophead (me) - the greatest beer out...

If you are a hophead (me) - the greatest beer out there is Modus Hoperandi from Ska Brewing in Durango, CO.
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 08-13-2011, 02:11 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 621
Posted By HighCountryBrewer
I'm going to be brewing a dry stout in about two...

I'm going to be brewing a dry stout in about two weeks and am considering using Northern Brewer exclusively.
Any thoughts?
Forum: General Chit Chat 08-06-2011, 01:34 AM
Replies: 738
Views: 42,147
Posted By HighCountryBrewer
Semi retired Liquor Store Owner. Doing all the...

Semi retired Liquor Store Owner. Doing all the honeydews that have been put on hold for years and also brewing lots of beer.
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 08-05-2011, 01:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 895
Posted By HighCountryBrewer
I put it in the primary for 3 weeks and...

I put it in the primary for 3 weeks and completely leave it alone. I don't even think of bottling anytime sooner. I bottle after 3 weeks in primary and then let it bottle condition for 3 weeks. So...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 08-04-2011, 01:47 AM
Replies: 395
Views: 33,916
Posted By HighCountryBrewer
Drink one a day at suppertime. This will expand...

Drink one a day at suppertime. This will expand to 2 if I'm working in the garage or mowing lawn. I'm having 2 tonite because SWMBO spilled the first one. Retired Liquor Store owner.
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