Hi from BC

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bcbeerlover
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Hi from BC

Post #1 by bcbeerlover » 9 months ago

Hi.

Would be brewer here.
I enjoy strong IPAs, Red Ambers and dark ales. Full bodied beers with a lot of flavour.
Since I enjoy drinking them the next logical step for me was learning how they are made.

Cheers everybody.
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Reignman
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Location: Cavan, Ont.

Re: Hi from BC

Post #2 by Reignman » 9 months ago

Welcome :)

This is a great book to start off with. It is online, but just recently updated and available in most book stores.

www.howtobrew.com by John Palmer
Mr_Tastyfish
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Location: Orleans, ON

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Post #3 by Mr_Tastyfish » 9 months ago

Welcome :wave:

+1 to reading Palmer's book (in print or online) it's probably the best resource out there for someone who's new to brewing and covers everything from extract-based brewing to partial-mash and all-grain.
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brhenrio
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Location: Bonnyville, Ab

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Post #4 by brhenrio » 9 months ago

+2 to the book. As well this is a great group, feel free to ask any question
In the fermentor: Cherry Brown Sour, Raspberry Sour
Vienna Märzen, Golden Sour
Tap 1: Root Beer
Tap 2: Kolsch
Tap 3: Lil' Runt Mild
Tap 4: Brown Sour
Bodhi
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Post #5 by Bodhi » 9 months ago

Welcome to the site!
bargoon
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Post #6 by bargoon » 9 months ago

Welcome bcbeerlover. I've only been here a short time myself. See you're in the north - how is getting brewing supplies or is it mainly online. I'm in Vernon and finding the local brew stores have a somewhat limited supply of the items I want.
Cheers
pedgaro
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Post #7 by pedgaro » 8 months ago

bargoon wrote:Welcome bcbeerlover. I've only been here a short time myself. See you're in the north - how is getting brewing supplies or is it mainly online. I'm in Vernon and finding the local brew stores have a somewhat limited supply of the items I want.
Cheers


Have you tried Gambrinus Malting and Hop Dawgs in Armstrong.

http://hopdawgs.ca/

http://www.gambrinusmalting.com/
bargoon
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Post #8 by bargoon » 8 months ago

Sorry pedgaro - didn't see ur response. Ordered from Hopdawgs - good response time. Ordered wrong size thermometers and they were very accomodating. Drove out there and they exchanged them on site. I'll have to check out Gambrinus Malting. Cheers
bcbeerlover
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Post #9 by bcbeerlover » 7 months ago

bargoon wrote:Welcome bcbeerlover. I've only been here a short time myself. See you're in the north - how is getting brewing supplies or is it mainly online. I'm in Vernon and finding the local brew stores have a somewhat limited supply of the items I want.
Cheers


Hi.
Sorry I haven’t been back on in a while.
I haven’t gone looking for brew supplies in the north yet. It’s a pretty small market. I anticipate ordering from Edmonton or Vancouver as neeeded.

Thanks for the book suggestions. I will check I out.
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brhenrio
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Re: Hi from BC

Post #10 by brhenrio » 7 months ago

Hopdawgs is in vernon, check out winning wines plus in lendrum place in edmonton.
In the fermentor: Cherry Brown Sour, Raspberry Sour
Vienna Märzen, Golden Sour
Tap 1: Root Beer
Tap 2: Kolsch
Tap 3: Lil' Runt Mild
Tap 4: Brown Sour

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