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    Canning Thread

    I now use mine commercially with my small nano brewery and I manage a case (24 cans) in about 8 minutes. If you get your process nailed down there’s no way it should take you 100 seconds 👀
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    Hopsteep’s Panel Build

    I’ll drop you a pm 👍🍺
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    Pressure Fermenting?

    It’s all personal preference. With a unitank most brewers that I’ve spoken with will either cap and spund towards the end of fermentation or force carb using a carb stone during the crash (or a combination of both) 🍺
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    What are you drinking tonight 2022?

    It's been ages since i've posted so I thought i'd better redeem myself :beer1: Decided to open something very very special... @Pennine 's 'Everything Good in The World' Impy stout, now a vintage ale after being lovingly stored in the back of my brew fridge for a good two years! This is...
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    Cutting holes in stainless

    You’ve been far luckier than me then…
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    Cutting holes in stainless

    Cobalt bits for pilot holes, nothing else will bite into stainless 🍺
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    October Competition- Dark Beers

    Not received I’m afraid
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    October Competition- Dark Beers

    Again, sorry for the delay but that’s all the feedback sent out now 🍺 We’re getting married in a few days time and needless to say with all the madness leading up to it I’ve barely had the chance to type it all up. The feedback is very honest and is hopefully useful! Some lovely beers sent in...
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    What are you drinking tonight 2021?

    Getting married in a few days and things are a bit mental here getting everything ready! I’m slowly getting feedback sent 🍺
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    Chopps Scales Up... Four Priests Brewery

    Very nice! I’ve recently launched a small pilot brewery in Essex and will be scaling up to a 2bbl in the new year 🍺 Feel free to drop me a message at some point. Cheers, sam
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    October Competition- Dark Beers

    I’m having a complete nightmare this week, sorry for the delay I will try and get some feedback sent out over the next couple of nights
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    Characteristic aftertaste

    Knowing your attention to detail and that you’re a fellow brewnwater advicate, I think you’re right it’s probably not your water 🍺 Yeast- that’s my guess. Are you using Notty or CML or similar? Some yeast strains leave a strange finish. Or perhaps pitch rates etc?
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    October Competition- Dark Beers

    I'm a little bit worse for wear this morning :beer1:but the results are in! In joint third place with 38/50 - @Benfleet Brewery with his Black IPA and @Dads_Ale with an 8% stout In joint second place with 41/50 - @Nottsbeer with a Trappist style beer (like a duble) and @stripeyjoe with a...
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    October Competition- Dark Beers

    Hoping to get the last round of judging finished tonight 🍺
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