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    Cwrw666 replied to the thread Capping sanatized bottles.
    Don't cap them - waste of money. Just use a bit of clingfilm to keep bugs and dust out.
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    Cwrw666 reacted to Clint's post in the thread How accurate is your hydrometer?!! with Like Like.
    ...but he did have to tape it back together as the courier noticed the FRAGILE label.
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    When you get to a certain age the accuracy of a hydrometer or any other measuring devise depends entirely on your ability to read it...
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    Cwrw666 reacted to MickDundee's post in the thread Homebrew Beer Myths with Like Like.
    It’s 0.3 percentage points tolerance. So a 4% beer could be between 3.7% and 4.3%
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    Cwrw666 replied to the thread Kit & a kilo, without the kilo?.
    I did 1 can kits for many years. Some were fine, some suffered terribly from the homebrew twang. I found that if you made them up to 4...
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    Cwrw666 replied to the thread Homebrew Beer Myths.
    Well my daughter recons it's true - she worked there for 6 months or so and actually saw the landlady at it on numerous occasions. And...
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    Cwrw666 replied to the thread Homebrew Beer Myths.
    Thing is, if you brew a beer and measure it's OG and FG you can reasonably accurately measure the ABV. Though most of us probably forget...
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    Cwrw666 replied to the thread Homebrew Beer Myths.
    You need to aerate your wort before pitching yeast. You need to hydrate your dried yeast before pitching. You can't make beer as good as...
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    Cwrw666 replied to the thread Brewing in Hot Weather.
    I guess I'm fortunate. We live in an old stone farmhouse. It's warm in winter and cool in summer so I can always find a room or the...
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    Cwrw666 replied to the thread Wine bottle.
    Yes, I use them all the time. Screw them down tight but not too tight as you'll strip the threads in the cap.
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    Cwrw666 reacted to foxbat's post in the thread Bad beer made with Like Like.
    It has to stand for a while but not overnight. There was a paper I can't find that ran some experiments on dechlorination of tap water...
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    It's for decorative purposes only but you'd regret it if you tried poking it to see if it was real.
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    Talking about bacon - this is a picture of inside my local, Tafarn Sinc, Rosebush in the Preseli mountains, North Pembrokeshire. Yes...
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    Cwrw666 replied to the thread Bad beer made.
    I don't know nuthin' about treating tap water as I've got spring water here, but don't you have to add the campden tablet and let it...
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    Cwrw666 replied to the thread Diluting at bottling stage..
    Wouldn't boiling the water drive off enough oxygen? Just asking because a big brewery might well use specialist equipment instead as...
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