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    jMac reacted to Chippy_Tea's post in the thread Best drink drunk? with Like Like.
    My most memorable was a pint of our towns own Hartley's Best bitter back in 1978 (ish) a cracking pint as long as the pub had someone...
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    jMac replied to the thread Dunkle Weizen fermentation woes.
    Well, maybe hang on for a little bit, if you can, as @chopps suggested. I know the 05 should have already done its bit, but you never...
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    jMac reacted to MartinF's post in the thread Dunkle Weizen fermentation woes with Like Like.
    Ha! I have a Brewbrain Float hydrometer and a very expensive (but not as expensive as the Float!!), narrow range (1.000 - 1.050) glass...
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    jMac replied to the thread Dunkle Weizen fermentation woes.
    Another couple of questions (as I ain’t got no answers 😬): 1. Have you checked your hydrometer’s working? 2. Did you try a sample? Was...
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    jMac replied to the thread Dunkle Weizen fermentation woes.
    Not sure I can help, but what was your OG? And what was your mash efficiency like with that schedule?
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    jMac replied to the thread Best drink drunk?.
    My first pint of OP on a cosy afternoon spent in the company of a young lady at the Spead Eagle on Walmgate while a student in York in...
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    jMac reacted to Galena's post in the thread Chemsan neutralised by tap water? with Like Like.
    Odd how Plimer is a director of multiple mineral exploration and mining companies, I mean there is no environmental impact there is...
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    jMac reacted to FirebladeAdam's post in the thread Protafloc - for all brews? with Like Like.
    For what it's worth I don't use protofloc in wheat beers. The hefewiezen I make is pure simplicity! The less ingredients and changes...
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    jMac reacted to RichardM's post in the thread Chemsan neutralised by tap water? with Like Like.
    No, I'm not going to stop home brewing or shopping at the supermarket but I'm not going to buy bottled water I can get perfectly good...
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    jMac reacted to RichardM's post in the thread Chemsan neutralised by tap water? with Like Like.
    If I could be bothered I could point you to many eminent scientists who argue that climate change is real and that if we change the way...
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    jMac reacted to Galena's post in the thread Chemsan neutralised by tap water? with Like Like.
    I can't believe people are suggesting buying water to add chemsan to, there is absolutely no need, never mind the environmental impact.
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    jMac reacted to Galena's post in the thread Chemsan neutralised by tap water? with Like Like.
    Of course it is up to them, that doesn't make it obligatory for me to believe it is a good idea though, as posted above the water was...
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    jMac reacted to Galena's post in the thread Chemsan neutralised by tap water? with Like Like.
    Let me see, what about manufacture, delivery, disposal and recycling, all of these have an impact
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    jMac reacted to Galena's post in the thread Cyclists. with Wow Wow.
    and then there are idiots like this calling 999 because cyclist did not get out of her way
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    jMac replied to the thread Protafloc - for all brews?.
    Yeah, well, um... I guess the carageenan’s job is to drop out the hot break proteins and it’s done its job long before the wort is in...
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