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  • Posted in thread: Test brew from the dregs on 16-12-2017 at 02:08 PM
    Before I started adding hops or grains to kits I did a Coopers Real Ale kit with 500g DME and
    700g sugar. It was brewed in early December (2013) and the low-ish temperatures made for a very
    nice drink...

  • Posted in thread: Extended Conditioning Times on 15-12-2017 at 09:56 PM
    having only made canned kit beers so far which have been great apart from my most recent. I
    have learnt that leaving the beer , normally 4 weeks, that it greatly improves with this
    time.My question is...

  • Posted in thread: What are you drinking tonight? on 14-12-2017 at 09:40 PM
    Had one of my Xmas Barley wines started at 1.085 on 16 Feb tonight.Had to pour it into a 2L jug
    as it was so fizzy (bottled @ 1.012).Was it a nice, drinkable beer - yes albeit a bit strongWas
    it worth...

  • Posted in thread: FAO Grainfather Users, Re. Underletting? on 14-12-2017 at 01:22 PM
    I have started adding +1L to the GF calculated mash water volumes, and subtracting 1L from the
    sparge volume. Makes mashing in quite a lot easier, and means 1 less jug of sparge water. Not
    sure what t...

  • Posted in thread: How many drops? on 12-12-2017 at 08:52 PM
    Time to carb up in this weather is entirely dependant on how warm they can be kept during the
    day / night. In a cold bedroom over the last week or so would get very little carbonation over
    a week.They...

  • Posted in thread: Wilko beer kits on 12-12-2017 at 08:43 PM
    AFAIK Wilko beer kits are made by Muntons, same as most of the UK manufactured kits. Muntons
    have a fairly informative website, for anyone interested in some background reading around the
    beer kit mar...

  • Posted in thread: Re-priming a whole batch.... on 11-12-2017 at 09:42 PM
    Demi-johns won't hold pressure, so I am not sure as to the plan here?

  • Posted in thread: What did you brew today? on 11-12-2017 at 04:09 PM
    Today was a day off work, following a weekend with the family in Liverpool. Recipe below:A
    no-glitch brewday for once, with a stir or two in the GF mash section to break up a slightly
    sticky mash.Mari...

  • Posted in thread: Infection? on 10-12-2017 at 10:21 PM
    I've been brewing for a bit more than 18 months, just over 12 months all grain.I've got a few
    beers now that I've kept for a while - I opened up a porter that I've had for a year tonight,
    and got a co...

  • Posted in thread: Gordon Strong vs Brulosophy on 07-12-2017 at 09:13 PM
    As a statistics graduate, I tend to wince when I read the Brulosophy stuff. I'd prefer to see
    well over a hundred samples, especially as they use lots of different tasting panels and should
    be conside...


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