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    If you haven't already made it and pitched your yeast, I would favour W-34/70 over CML Hell. I used Hell a couple of times with 1...
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    matt76 reacted to The-Engineer-That-Brews's post in the thread UK & IPA with Haha Haha.
    I like an IPA; but not the stuff that looks like radioactive Fanta and catches fire if it gets the merest whiff of oxygen :-)...
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    matt76 reacted to foxbat's post in the thread foxbat's brewdays with Like Like.
    I still think your Hefe is going to clear in the keg. You could keep rocking it to keep the yeast in suspension, that might work. Or...
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    matt76 replied to the thread foxbat's brewdays.
    Actually no, it was a counter pressure filler. I think I'm good for now with the 3 kegs as I can't fit another in the kegerator...
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    matt76 reacted to foxbat's post in the thread foxbat's brewdays with Like Like.
    I bought it direct from them. Hop & Grape are the nominated homebrew supplier but they don't have the Yorkshire strain so I used...
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    matt76 replied to the thread foxbat's brewdays.
    Did you buy it direct from them or via a shop? Any idea where (which brewery) this strain is meant to originate from / correlate to...
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    matt76 reacted to foxbat's post in the thread foxbat's brewdays with Like Like.
    I'm switching now from brewing lagers to ales for a while and the next one will be a week on Sunday so I needed to get thinking about...
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    matt76 replied to the thread Grinds my gears.
    I'm sure I once saw a Viz Twop Twip along the lines of "Real Madrid: Increase your appeal to trendy millennials by rebranding as Craft...
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    matt76 reacted to Sadfield's post in the thread Grinds my gears with Haha Haha.
    Legendary craftsman
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    matt76 replied to the thread Benzaldehyde.
    Oxidation I think. If you Google "homebrew oxidation marzipan almond" you'll see there are lots of references.
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    matt76 replied to the thread PilgrimHudds Brewdays.
    Wuss 😜😁
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    matt76 reacted to pilgrimhudd's post in the thread PilgrimHudds Brewdays with Like Like.
    Oatmeal Stout brewed today! GH's recipe, just tweaked a touch. 5kg Pale Malt 200g Dark Crystal 200g Chocolate 100g Roast Barley...
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    matt76 replied to the thread PilgrimHudds Brewdays.
    I was just wondering that - I wondered if the aforementioned "tweak" might have been to omit the oats entirely 😜
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    I design almost all my beers to be around the 4% ABV mark, and yes it's easy to end up with a tasty but thin beer. I'll give you two...
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    matt76 reacted to Cwrw666's post in the thread Best way to modify recipe for lower ABV with Like Like.
    With very hoppy beers and simple grain bill like an IPA I'd just reduce the amount of pale malt to get the % ABV you want and keep...
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