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  1. foxy replied to the thread Hello from the East Midlands.

    Ex East midlander here, also engineering background, I don't think there is nothing I haven't tweaked to give better performance. Just...

    Mar 22, 2019 at 8:03 AM
  2. foxy replied to the thread Grain conditioning ruined my efficiency?.

    In the first picture there is definitely grain which hasn't broken which explains the loss of efficiency, maybe you should have adjusted...

    Mar 22, 2019 at 7:39 AM
  3. foxy replied to the thread Hop Spider Thingy.

    Food grade silicon sealant is the go.

    Mar 22, 2019 at 12:07 AM
  4. foxy liked An Ankoù's post in the thread new to brewing.

    Wise choice. When assembling your equipment, don't skimp on decent sanitiser and a reliable hydrometer and trial jar. I believe the...

    Mar 21, 2019 at 10:10 PM
  5. foxy replied to the thread Grain conditioning ruined my efficiency?.

    It does look like you have unbroken grain in the mash, why did you decide to condition? Have you had problems milling the grain dry?

    Mar 21, 2019 at 10:03 PM
  6. foxy replied to the thread Grainfather mash stirring.

    From what I have read step mashing can do more harm than good when using modified malts, for me it is a single infusion mash of 90 mins...

    Mar 21, 2019 at 9:12 PM
  7. foxy replied to the thread Grainfather mash stirring.

    I get around 86% efficiency, with full volume mash even though you will get better conversion because there is no sparge some of the...

    Mar 19, 2019 at 9:10 PM
  8. foxy attached a file to the thread Grainfather mash stirring.

    The more fluid state of the mash the better the conversion, if you can manage a no sparge on a grainfather you could give that a try, I...

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  9. foxy replied to the thread Drinking songs!.

    Lily the pink.

    Mar 19, 2019 at 9:18 AM
  10. foxy replied to the thread Grainfather mash stirring.

    Why?

    Mar 19, 2019 at 6:52 AM
  11. foxy attached a file to the thread What did you brew today?.

    Was going to be a strong English Bitter, still is but not quite the 50 litres I was hoping for. First brew on the Brau Wolf. Yes it is...

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  12. foxy replied to the thread What did you brew today?.

    If you were using S-04 there is no need to aerate the wort, Fermentis don't recommend it, even after 2 or 3 sessions reclaiming of the...

    Mar 19, 2019 at 4:20 AM
  13. foxy liked the baron's post in the thread All In One Systems.

    it is the same system as the original Ace or Klarstein (re-badged also done by Angelbrew) i've had the Ace version and done nearly 40...

    Mar 17, 2019 at 8:16 PM
  14. foxy attached a file to the thread All In One Systems.

    Brewster Beacon, Klarstein, Ace, Hop Cat, Guten are all from the same stable, all have the same circuit boards the importer can request...

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  15. foxy replied to the thread Keeping kit sterilised.

    I just clean everything thoroughly after use and use proxitane no rinse before use. I did leave the end of a blow off tube in some...

    Mar 16, 2019 at 5:29 PM