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Post by Nixon_Freak » Wed Jan 17, 2018 10:38 am

Hello!

I am a new homebrewer from Lunenburg.
I like bold beer, especially barrel aged stouts and anything with imperial or Double in the description.
Influenced by local breweries and a few from the US, (Brash, Karbach :( , Parrish, Abita, Stone and Prairie Artisan Ales).
I have a few brews under my belt:
-Extract/Steep- American Stout (bottled) 6.5%
-Partial mash - RIS (Bottle aging) 9.1%- split batch, half - Cacao nibs, coconut, chipotle and rum fortified ~11%
-BIAB - SMaSH MO/Simcoe (primary) ?7.1%? OG 1.068
-Planning - Baltic Porter ~10-12%

Trying to learn how to up my efficiency, maintain mash temp (outside in the winter) and get the characteristics I want.

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Post by oceanic_brew » Wed Jan 17, 2018 1:31 pm

Hey and Welcome! I'm sure you'll find some good answers to those problems here on the forum


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Post by elreplica » Thu Jan 18, 2018 8:25 am

Greetings and welcome NF in Lunenburg, make sure you check out the local Brewnosers subgroup out of Lunenburg- South Nova Brewers Guild. One of the members, Robert Shaw runs a brew shop just out of town - the Grain Barrel.
At Bat: Heinekeg, Bitburger
On Deck: Bock, Propeller Pils
In the Hole: Kolsch
Clean Up: Tall Ships Ale clone
On tap: goon juice @8.4% abv

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Post by LiverDance » Thu Jan 18, 2018 9:35 am

:welcome:
"Twenty years ago — a time, by the way, that hops such as Simcoe and Citra were already being developed, but weren’t about to find immediate popularity — there wasn’t a brewer on earth who would have gone to the annual Hop Growers of American convention and said, “I’m going to have a beer that we make 4,000 barrels of, one time a year. It flies off the shelf at damn near $20 a six-pack, and you know what it smells like? It smells like your cat ate your weed and then pissed in the Christmas tree.” - Bell’s Brewery Director of Operations John Mallet on the scent of their popular Hopslam.

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Post by LeafMan66_67 » Thu Jan 18, 2018 3:25 pm

Welcome!
"He was a wise man who invented beer." - Plato

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Post by TheGrainBarrel » Thu Jan 18, 2018 9:49 pm

Welcome! Love seeing more brewers in the area! Our next meeting for the South Nova Brewers Guild is this Saturday, 63 Bulmer Road in Centre @1:00pm if you are interested in stopping by!

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Post by Lisa J » Fri Jan 19, 2018 12:20 am

:welcome:
On Tap at The Frisky Lemur Pub: Razzberliner; Frisky Lemur IPA; Oatmeal Stout; Kölsch (Garrison comp)
Fermenting/Conditioning/Bottled: NEIPA; La Belle Saison (Good Robot Femmebot Comp); Frisky Lemur IPA; Frisky Lemur IPA with Vermont Ale Yeast; Little Black Pupper black IPA (Black Box Challenge)
On Deck: Altbier; NEIPA

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Post by Nixon_Freak » Sat Jan 27, 2018 3:26 pm

Hey All, thanks for the warm welcome.
@Thegrainbarrel already a customer.
I sampled the SmaSH before putting it in secondary... even better than I expected. It might get me away from the big stouts.
Working on my next recipes (Baltic Porter and Imp Milk stout) and trying to find time to brew.

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Post by elreplica » Tue Jan 30, 2018 2:19 pm

Good Ben...maybe catch you next meet then...
At Bat: Heinekeg, Bitburger
On Deck: Bock, Propeller Pils
In the Hole: Kolsch
Clean Up: Tall Ships Ale clone
On tap: goon juice @8.4% abv

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Post by John G » Tue Jan 30, 2018 10:19 pm

:welcome:

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Post by TheGrainBarrel » Sun Feb 04, 2018 10:16 am

Nixon_Freak wrote:
Sat Jan 27, 2018 3:26 pm
Hey All, thanks for the warm welcome.
@Thegrainbarrel already a customer.
I sampled the SmaSH before putting it in secondary... even better than I expected. It might get me away from the big stouts.
Working on my next recipes (Baltic Porter and Imp Milk stout) and trying to find time to brew.
Sounds good! I think I may brew a smash soon myself haha

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