BosaGrape Blog

  • Passivating Stainless Steel Tanks with Citric Acid
    The “stainless” in stainless steel is a very thin layer of oxidation, only a few molecules thick. Surface damage will compromise the oxidation. Exposure to acidic liquids or salt will eventually degrade the layer of oxidation, leaving it vulnerable to […]
  • This is a test
    This is just Kevin testing out the blog. Maybe we’ll start using the blog more. Could help with SEO… maybe.
  • Kegging Beer from the Primary Fermenter
    Yes, you can keg a homebrew beer directly from a primary fermenting bucket rather than fermenting in a carboy or doing a secondary fermentation. I brewed an all-grain French Saison beer and let it ferment in my closet for two […]
  • Strawberry Hefeweizen Recipe
    Nothing beats the summer heat like a light refreshing fruit beer on a sunny patio. Strawberries grow well in the Fraser Valley and there are many local farms that offer u-pick berries. Strawberries are a little more challenging to brew […]
  • Blackberry Wine Recipe
    Blackberry Wine There is no shortage of wild blackberries growing in parks, backyards, along streets, and just about everywhere else.  Local wild blackberries are among the most environmentally friendly foods that the typical urban and suburban eats; therefore wild homemade […]
  • Centennial Pale Ale Homebrew Recipe
    There is no doubt that Spring 2020 has been a trying time for us all. If you are like me you have probably been stuck at home with extra free time and probably buying more alcohol than normal. The silver […]
  • Chocolate Milk Stout Homebrew Recipe
    There is nothing like the taste of a robust chocolate stout paired with the warm embrace of a fireplace or your favourite Netflix show to make the long winter nights seem a little shorter. I recommend brewing this beer in […]
  • Merry Christmas from all of us at Bosagrape!
    Forget any last minute presents for the winemaker, brewer or cheese maker in your life? Come on by and check out our selection of gift ideas and books. Happy Holidays!          
  • Imperial Yeast
    WHAT IS IMPERIAL ORGANIC YEAST? Imperial Organic Yeast is the first manufacturer of certified organic liquid yeast grown in Portland, Oregon. Each “pitch right” can contains 200 billion cells, the perfect amount for a five gallon batch that can be […]
  • Blichmann WineEasy
    The primary fermentor, available in 20, 30 and 55 gallons sizes, contains a false bottom that separates the pomace from the wine as the free run is drained from the fermentor. The grapes can then be pressed with a vacuum […]
  • Canada Day is just around the corner!
    What better way to celebrate than with a cold one? We have Jockey Boxes available for rent or purchase, Simply throw a few bags of ice into the cooler, hook up your keg to a CO2 tank as normal, but hook […]
  • 2016 CBA Winners
    Congrats To our customers that were winners at the 2016 Canadian Brewery Awards! Beer of the Year: Four Winds Brewing Co., Nectarous Dry-hopped Sour Ale Gold Winners: Gladstone Brewing Co., Gladstone Czech Dark Lager Brassneck Brewery, No Brainer Dageraad Brewing, […]
  • Used Drums
    USED Fermenting Drums for Sale!   We have used fermenting drums in various sizes for sale! 44L Carboy Style (left) – 20256 – $30.00 15 Gallon Malt Drum (middle) – 20257 – $15.00 45 Gallon Drum (right) – 20262-45 – […]
  • Meglioli Juice
    Meglioli Limited Edition is a top of the line pasteurized juice by Mosti Mondiale which offers 23 Litres/6 U.S. gallons of 100% Grape must for the winemaking enthusiast! The juices are sourced from Italy, Chile, and the US (more details below) and […]
  • Used Barrels
    FULL SIZED USED NEUTRAL BARRELS: RED WINE, WHITE WINE, AND WHISKEY BARRELS   These barrels are considered “neutral” as they impart minimal oak flavour, but can still be used as:   Storage for wine combined with other oaking methods (chips, […]