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Forum: Wine Making Forum 01-14-2014, 02:17 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,329
Posted By BorealBrewer
Yup! My skeeter-pee drinking friends and...

Yup!

My skeeter-pee drinking friends and family prefer xylitol back sweetening to splenda - 'round these parts, works out to be cheaper, too.

I second the folks who say EC-1118 for a complete,...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 01-10-2014, 03:00 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 6,193
Posted By BorealBrewer
This is one of the many reasons to grow hops. ...

This is one of the many reasons to grow hops. The "green screen" on the fence around my yard provides a source of brewing ingredients, and a nice screen for those times when one does not want to...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 01-09-2014, 10:13 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,534
Posted By BorealBrewer
Fusels have been mentioned, what about...

Fusels have been mentioned, what about acetaldehyde? Is their any green apple taste/aroma in what you're drinking and then getting the hangover from?

A friend of mine gets pretty ill from beer...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 01-09-2014, 12:16 AM
Replies: 4,707
Views: 440,004
Posted By BorealBrewer
It's a refractometer. I love mine, for all the...

It's a refractometer. I love mine, for all the reasons mentioned, AND for checking fruit sugar content before harvesting.

Be aware, once fermentation starts, the alcohol content will mess with...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 01-08-2014, 02:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 694
Posted By BorealBrewer
I've only used BRY 97 once, and it took a long...

I've only used BRY 97 once, and it took a long time to take off, temp was kept at 68. Went fast once it started.

It was a bit estery - not sure I didn't like it, but there's yeasts I like a lot...
Forum: General Chit Chat 01-07-2014, 03:41 PM
Replies: 738
Views: 32,858
Posted By BorealBrewer
We actually had a "homebrewer's pot luck"...

We actually had a "homebrewer's pot luck" going-away event for a co-worker last year. All of the people who make beer or wine brought a few, and it was an awesome, memorable moment for the departing...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 01-04-2014, 06:15 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,722
Posted By BorealBrewer
There used to be three kids who would push my...

There used to be three kids who would push my head in the snowbank after school. The "nice" kid in the bunch was the one who told the other guys to only push my head in clean snow, without road...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 01-03-2014, 01:59 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,722
Posted By BorealBrewer
The last time I seriously thought about...

The last time I seriously thought about fermenting a straight sugar wash/wort/syrup as opposed to obtaining some really cheap wine, I lacked the requisite gov't issued documents to do so...and...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 11-29-2013, 10:06 PM
Replies: 4,663
Views: 430,778
Posted By BorealBrewer
Zen and the Art of Zymurgy (Zen and the Art of...

Zen and the Art of Zymurgy (Zen and the Art of Archery)

The Fermentation-driven Life (Purpose Driven Life)

The Wealthy Brewer (The Wealthy Barber)
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 11-25-2013, 03:45 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,988
Posted By BorealBrewer
If I brew someone else's recipe, it's a cover...

If I brew someone else's recipe, it's a cover version. The end product may be superior to the original, or appeal to other tastes than the original. My Co3C is not what Biermuncher originally...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 11-25-2013, 01:25 AM
Replies: 1,112
Views: 46,157
Posted By BorealBrewer
1022 and 1023 1022: stupid newbie, ten years...

1022 and 1023

1022: stupid newbie, ten years ago. I put it on a counter, and it rolled off. Hyrdrometers don't bounce.

1023: Three weeks ago - during a normal SG test, the bulb on my hydro...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 11-24-2013, 05:55 PM
Replies: 825
Views: 75,295
Posted By BorealBrewer
BorealBrewer = BorealBrewer I'm deep into my...

BorealBrewer = BorealBrewer

I'm deep into my organic chem review, getting ready for January!!!
Forum: General Beer Discussion 11-23-2013, 12:36 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,040
Posted By BorealBrewer
When I did my first ground-grain-glass batches...

When I did my first ground-grain-glass batches last December. I grew and malted my grain, used homegrown hops, and made a stout and a weizen. When those two brews turned out, I felt comfortable...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 11-23-2013, 12:33 AM
Replies: 825
Views: 75,295
Posted By BorealBrewer
Thanks for the link, eljuttmann! This looks good!

Thanks for the link, eljuttmann! This looks good!
Forum: General Beer Discussion 11-23-2013, 12:28 AM
Replies: 4,663
Views: 430,778
Posted By BorealBrewer
I got to tour a wastewater treatment lab at U of...

I got to tour a wastewater treatment lab at U of Manitoba last winter. Basically, a bunch of engineers trying to figure out cleaner ways to break down sewer, capture methane, etc.

The lab smelled...
Forum: International 11-23-2013, 12:21 AM
Replies: 239
Views: 14,066
Posted By BorealBrewer
This works for me if it's a 2.5gal batch or less....

This works for me if it's a 2.5gal batch or less. Bigger batches, yeah, you need something more. But for the little batches...it's gonna snow anyway, might as well make use of it!

Campfire boil...
Forum: General Chit Chat 11-17-2013, 09:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 224
Posted By BorealBrewer
Beer Pong, President and A-Holes, frizzknock,...

Beer Pong, President and A-Holes, frizzknock, pretty standard stuff.

During my spring season spent in the NW Ontario woods, we played an NHL Playoff drinking game. You picked players, and...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 11-17-2013, 07:54 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,189
Posted By BorealBrewer
Hop rhizomes!

Hop rhizomes!
Forum: General Beer Discussion 11-17-2013, 04:37 PM
Replies: 7,109
Views: 978,116
Posted By BorealBrewer
Yeah, there's SWMBO, and then Crazy Stalker Girl,...

Yeah, there's SWMBO, and then Crazy Stalker Girl, SWMBOOSWHITBOYHAHYF.

(She Who Must Be Obeyed Or She Will Hide In The Bush Outside Your House And Haunt You Forever).

I didn't overhear this,...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 11-17-2013, 02:26 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 773
Posted By BorealBrewer
Beer usually, wine often, liquor sometimes. ...

Beer usually, wine often, liquor sometimes.

With cider and others showing up.

A well-rounded drinking regimen keeps the mind and palate limber!
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 11-17-2013, 02:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 753
Posted By BorealBrewer
If it's going vinegary, let it finish. Once it's...

If it's going vinegary, let it finish. Once it's done, clean everything like crazy, and get back on the horse.

I haven't done it with beer, but on a batch of wine I thought was lost, I let the...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 11-17-2013, 01:09 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 133
Posted By BorealBrewer
Sparkling Fruit Mead - What Competition Category?

Hey, everyone!

Winnipeg is having one of it's first pro/am brewing competitions this month. I have a mead my friends and family are encouraging me to enter.

It's a 12% dry sparkling mead, with...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 11-16-2013, 11:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 389
Posted By BorealBrewer
Brown plastic, great. Green plastic...skunks...

Brown plastic, great. Green plastic...skunks just as bad as clear.

Your brew will oxidize/age/go flat faster in a plastic bottle than glass - but, if your recipients aren't planning to age the...
Forum: International 11-16-2013, 11:19 PM
Replies: 239
Views: 14,066
Posted By BorealBrewer
Hey DigB, I BIAB for my small batch AG...

Hey DigB,

I BIAB for my small batch AG brews. Good way to test recipes, and keep the pipeline open when it's too cold outside for a big brew day. Which it can be, inasmuch as this is Wpg!
...
Forum: Wine Making Forum 11-14-2013, 02:26 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,804
Posted By BorealBrewer
Here's my tally: 5 g Frontenac Red Grape 2...

Here's my tally:

5 g Frontenac Red Grape
2 g Raspberry Mead (the honey comes from a friend's Dad)
4 g Cider
1.5 g of back-lane grape sweet red wine (My attempt at a Manischewitz clone, I found...
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