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Old 06-10-2014, 06:13 PM   #11
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Oh my god it's bad for me not knowing sat here let alone how you must feel lol
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Old 10-10-2014, 08:28 AM   #12
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6 days in. Smells like feet.
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Old 13-10-2014, 09:48 AM   #13
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Day 9. Apparently it's ready for the hop tea bags. I think it's going to be much like the Evil Dog and require a full 3 weeks in the FV. Still smells like feet.


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Ha ha... patience my friend im sure it will get better... although if it doesnt then thank you for helping me dodge this one
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Old 15-10-2014, 10:33 AM   #15
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Ha ha... patience my friend im sure it will get better... although if it doesnt then thank you for helping me dodge this one
I really hope so, as it still isn't smelling nice today. It smells of Iodoform.

I just took a gravity reading and, on day 11, it's at 1006. So approximately 8.3%. Seems fairly watery, not what I was expecting. Also not very red. At all.
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I very nearly got this from my LHBS on Saturday but I swerved at the last minute out of worry that it wouldn't be that great. Please keep these updates coming. Have you had a sample yet?
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I very nearly got this from my LHBS on Saturday but I swerved at the last minute out of worry that it wouldn't be that great. Please keep these updates coming. Have you had a sample yet?
The sample that I took this morning will be going down the hatch in about 4 hours time. I'll provide a comprehensive review of the kit
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Old 15-10-2014, 12:21 PM   #18
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Bit of a side ways question - how did you go about your setup with the temperature probe inside the FV?
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Bit of a side ways question - how did you go about your setup with the temperature probe inside the FV?
That's an aquarium heater. I drilled a hole that was the exact circumference of the wire, took the plug off the heater, poked the wire through the hole, reattached plug, stuck some sealant round the outside of the vessel where the wire goes in, and that's about it. Now I brew everything at 24 degrees exactly.
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Old 15-10-2014, 04:59 PM   #20
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Just tasted the sample. It's pretty nasty.
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