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    Scottish blog

    Im an Englishman near Inverness too....moved on to all grain recently....
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    Bulldog Master Brewer

    Done a few brews now without the bazooka and all went perfectly. Great recirculation.
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    Saison...fast ferment

    yeah mine went off like a rocket,, still bubbling now although perhaps down to 2 or 3 a minute....
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    Saison...fast ferment

    Hi so I brewed a saison based on GH recipe on 28/6 I used Mangrove Jacks M29...OG 1.056. According to the recipe he recommends upping the temp on the 4th day to 28 degrees. I pitched at around 24 degrees then on the second day upped the temp to 26 with a plan to up it again after a couple of...
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    Bulldog Master Brewer

    So did another brew yesterday...had a problem with recirculating during mashing....ie I couldn't...think it was a clogged bazooka from the grain crush ( even had rice hulls in, and it wasn't a massive grain bill either) there was a lot more crud by the time everything was done....do people...
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    Bulldog Master Brewer

    Yes it is but I need to tweak it a bit. Could do with it being a bit thicker so the basket is more secure when resting on it.
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    What are you drinking tonight 2020 (part two)

    Cheers hazelwood….still new to this brewing game....only my second brew on the Bulldog....is that calculation standard for working out the strength as I used the GH book for working out ABV
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    Change one letter. (5 letter)

    swept
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    Bulldog Master Brewer

    Gone...haha. It was really nice...made a few brews now and finding it really good. Only thing I don't like is the ring that the grain basket sits on when lautering and sparging....mine is not attached so care is needed when lifting the basket, also i find that the rests on the side of the basket...
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    Hop regime/recommendations for a saison

    Funnily enough I bought some coriander seeds today....perhaps someone was trying to tell me something! Thanks for the suggestions...foodfor thought aplenty
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    What are you drinking tonight 2020 (part two)

    Around 7.1 I believe OG was 1.060 FG was 1.014
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    What are you drinking tonight 2020 (part two)

    My very own Bailiffs red ale...3 weeks in the bottle....it creeps upon you
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    Hop regime/recommendations for a saison

    I want the yeast to shine (this is my first attempt at a saison so any tips appreciated) but I would like a hint of citrus/orange without it being overpowering. if that makes sense...That said any suggestions would be welcome.
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