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06-09-2017

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10-22-2017 1:56 PM

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  • Posted in thread: A Newbies Guide to Dry Hopping Your Beer on 22-10-2017 at 01:49 PM
    As an aside - I did end up using the fuggles. I did a "light" dry hop & just left them in for a
    day. Have just cracked open the first taster & it's turned out really well :) Next time, I'll
    probably d...

  • Posted in thread: 2nd brew- Whoodforde's Wherry on 20-10-2017 at 08:06 AM
    I spent most of last Saturday's visit to the pub trying to explain to MrsK that I needed to
    build up a stock of homebrew... I still don't think she's convinced. She did ask for some wine
    though :)

  • Posted in thread: Inkbird temperature probe on 10-10-2017 at 08:11 AM
    I just use a big sponge strapped to the outside (it's actually an old heart rate monitor strap
    which turns out to be just the right size) to hold the probe against the bucket wall. Seems to
    work prett...

  • Posted in thread: A Newbies Guide to Dry Hopping Your Beer on 06-10-2017 at 10:19 AM
    This week I was going to have my first go at dry hopping. Just a 20g tea bag of fuggles into a
    John Bull Traditional English Ale. However, when I opened the packet, I thought they smelled
    was awful (s...

  • Posted in thread: No airlock activity on 10-09-2017 at 07:44 PM
    ... if it's in the right closet with the right acoustics the whole house seems to have a
    *bloob* heartbeat. Bloobing airlocks are good!not when it keeps your wife awake at night. I've
    had to change to...

  • Posted in thread: Second stage fermenting advice. on 03-09-2017 at 10:04 PM
    you can use either. I prefer drops as I find that easier, however sugar is cheaper. Batch
    priming is also an option, where you transfer to a second bucket & put the total required
    quantity of sugar in...

  • Posted in thread: First brew done!! Few questions though! on 22-08-2017 at 08:27 AM
    Looks like a good one :) I'm very new to this but from my first couple of attempts, the best
    bottle each time was the last one. Patience does seem to be a virtue. I've started my latest
    batch fermenti...

  • Posted in thread: Number four on 20-08-2017 at 03:31 PM
    My fourth brew is now on the go, a straight forward Coopers IPA Brew A. By mistake I've ended
    up with mixed DME (one light & one medium) but have just thought "whatever" & gone for it. Made
    up to abou...

  • Posted in thread: Beer you just don't like/can't drink on 19-08-2017 at 04:25 PM
    Can't believe that no one yet has mentioned Stella...I've never had one so wouldn't know

  • Posted in thread: Beer you just don't like/can't drink on 18-08-2017 at 08:24 AM
    Anything that is sold as "extra cold"Lager, well the flavourless excuse for lager that is made
    here.

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