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  1. MmmBeer replied to the thread Giving up with pressure barrels.

    The TCP off flavour is chlorophenol, caused by the presence of chlorine, either in your water, or possibly from the bleach you used to...

    Jan 19, 2019 at 6:27 PM
  2. MmmBeer replied to the thread All In One Systems.

    The recirculation is also to remove the small particulates from the wort, by using the grain bed as a filter.

    Jan 18, 2019 at 9:24 AM
  3. MmmBeer replied to the thread What did you brew today?.

    Have checked it in tap water and cross referenced against refractometer.

    Jan 18, 2019 at 8:46 AM
  4. MmmBeer replied to the thread What did you brew today?.

    Normal 500g bag. I usually get efficiencies in the low to mid 90's, the trouble is some must be unfermentable, as I rarely get an FG...

    Jan 18, 2019 at 8:10 AM
  5. MmmBeer replied to the thread How many litres of home brew 2019..

    22 l best bitter Total 899L

    Jan 17, 2019 at 6:24 PM
  6. MmmBeer replied to the thread What did you brew today?.

    First brewday of 2019, a simple English bitter, with just 3.8kg of malt, plus a bag of spraymalt that needed using up. Boiled for 90...

    Jan 17, 2019 at 6:18 PM
  7. MmmBeer replied to the thread Where to go after starter kits.

    Hi monkeybutler, welcome to the forum. There is no one set route to progress in home brewing, but generally I would advise doing a few...

    Jan 16, 2019 at 2:18 PM
  8. MmmBeer replied to the thread Brewday No.2 - Putting on the big boy pants.

    It's called the krausen (pronounced kroyzen). Not surprising that you got a lot of it with a high OG brew in a demijohn, with not much...

    Jan 15, 2019 at 12:00 PM
  9. MmmBeer replied to the thread Water Analysis.

    A quick (cheap) first solution is to go to your water supplier's website and search for water quality. That should tell you hardness,...

    Jan 14, 2019 at 2:20 PM
  10. MmmBeer replied to the thread Your First Grainfather Brew - A Walkthrough.

    The reason for running the hot wort through the chiller before the end of boil, is to heat sanitise the chiller coils. I have placed the...

    Jan 13, 2019