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    Thanks for the inspiration- first brew HPA very drinkable after only a week in the barrel . Maris otter Wheat malt hops - target &...
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    Mercian reacted to darkbright's post in the thread Flat Bland Kolsch with Like Like.
    I agree with this - I would probably add some Vienna Malt but either would add a little bit of malty character. Vienna is a bit more...
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    Mercian replied to the thread Flat Bland Kolsch.
    Update - stored the bottles in “warm” and tried one tonight- vast improvement. Thanks guys 👍
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    Mercian replied to the thread Flat Bland Kolsch.
    Thanks 👍 I will bare that in mind for next time. I was trying to recreate the kolsch I was drinking on a field trip to cologne 35 years...
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    Mercian replied to the thread Flat Bland Kolsch.
    Thanks for the advice 👍. Much appreciated.
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    Mercian replied to the thread Flat Bland Kolsch.
    Hi The bottles were stored in my shed in the brew cupboard- about 12 deg for 7 days and then left to stand in ambient temp but as you...
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    Mercian replied to the thread Flat Bland Kolsch.
    Hi 18 litres in the FV which was pretty much what I was aiming for. I
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    Hi Brewed a AG Kolsch and bottled it 4 weeks ago. I tried it the other night and it is very flat and bland. Final ABV came out at 5.8%...
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    Mercian replied to the thread What did you brew today?.
    Brewed my second Abbots Ale clone, I am new to AG but this ale may become a favourite.
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    Mercian reacted to chrisb8's post in the thread What did you brew today? with Like Like.
    16L of my Hop Harvest pale ale. This is a re-brew of one I did a few months ago and is made with my home grown Prima Donna hops. Also...
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    Mercian reacted to VW911's post in the thread Keeping warm in sub zero temperatures with Like Like.
    I told the Mrs that the underfloor heating was for her benefit....
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    Mercian replied to the thread What did you brew today?.
    20 litres of HPA - recipe off the HPA thread - full grain brew no. 4. Didn’t forget to do anything this time.
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