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    You can certainly use it in place of dry or a kit can of liquid malt. It's just pure liquid malt extract I believe.
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    I ordered 10 large jars when this thread was posted. 25 percent off, free delivery, and also buy 1 get one half price. Only 4 arrived...
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    That fridge is absolutely tiny. What type of fermenter size do you have? Is there a particular beer style that you want to make that...
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    Ben034 reacted to Galena's post in the thread Hopstands with Like Like.
    There are various ways to do a hopstand, one way is to put in at flameout and let it stand for the allotted time cooling naturally and...
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    Ben034 replied to the thread Hopstands.
    You're spot on! Cool to 80c or so with chiller whilst gently stirring. Add hops and leave to stand, stir every now and again. Continue...
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    25% off with free delivery. Good price for liquid malt extract for starters. Just ordered nearly 1kg for £4.78...
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    Ben034 replied to the thread Liquid yeast pitch rates.
    Are you sure that it is stuck and hasn't finished? You said you used WLP051 on a 1.075 wort? If you got to 1.020, this work out at 72%...
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    Ben034 replied to the thread Priming 5l Kegs vs bottles.
    Absolutely, certainly if it works carry on. I would be interested to try a little more sugar in APA/IPA beers if you think it can handle...
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    Ben034 replied to the thread Priming 5l Kegs vs bottles.
    I may be wrong, but for the 5l minikegs, isn't around 12g the maximum recommend? If you're using a pressure valve, it won't be a problem...
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    Ben034 replied to the thread Bottling wands...
    I bought a stainless bottler as I saw one very cheap, however never used it after someone pointed out it would leave a much larger...
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    Ben034 replied to the thread Is Liquid Yeast Better?.
    Not necessarily better. There's a much wider range of yeast available in liquid form if you want a particular characteristic. The...
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    Ben034 replied to the thread Parti-Gyle.
    What's your recipe for this out of interest? What FG are you aiming for?
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    Hi, I'm looking for some carbonation caps (plastic or stainless steel) if anyone has some surplus to requirements? Just wanted to...
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    Ben034 replied to the thread pH Meter Recommendations.
    I find the beer PH test strips (4.6-6ph) to be a useful indicator. Of course nowhere near as accurate as the Hanna instrument mentioned...
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    I can see your point. Personally, it seems risky to me in the long run. No rinse sanitiser may help with preventing growth of bacteria...
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