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  1. phildo79 replied to the thread Blocked corny.

    Yeah, my first half dozen or so kegs were absolutely fine. Then I sucked up too much trub and had a hell of a time fixing it. Next two...

    May 26, 2019 at 10:32 AM
  2. phildo79 liked Gerryjo's post in the thread Sanitising - How anal about it are you?.

    I use a food grade sanitiser which is similar to starsan but it's only £5.50 for 5lts. This is only for anything after boiling wort...

    May 25, 2019 at 9:18 PM
  3. phildo79 replied to the thread How many litres of home brew 2019..

    20L Sarsaparilla foreign extra stout Total 7358

    May 25, 2019 at 8:38 PM
  4. phildo79 replied to the thread Blocked corny.

    I have had this problem recently. You may have sucked up more trub / gunk than you think. I know that was the case when it happened to...

    May 25, 2019 at 8:34 PM
  5. phildo79 replied to the thread recommend a Co2 regialator, please..

    The Italian one that Malt Miller sells is the one I have. No issues so far, coming up on one year of constant use. I've seen cheaper...

    May 23, 2019 at 9:30 PM
  6. phildo79 replied to the thread Your favourite supping vessel ?.

    Hastings takes the piss. I worked in the Stormont Hotel 20 years ago, when you could buy a pint of beer in the city centre for £1.50. He...

    May 23, 2019 at 11:15 AM
  7. phildo79 replied to the thread Your favourite supping vessel ?.

    Is that the stuff from Franciscan Well, down in Cork? Their beers are just about ok, IMO. The stout is ok but nothing special. Same...

    May 22, 2019 at 5:01 PM
  8. phildo79 replied to the thread Your favourite supping vessel ?.

    I must concur with @Gerryjo I have yet to try a good one. Tried a few crap ones though. I doubt I'll be wasting my money on them any...

    May 22, 2019 at 3:23 PM
  9. phildo79 replied to the thread Your favourite supping vessel ?.

    @samale Think I got it from the Sunflower. There aren't too many bars in Belfast that have Kinnegar on draught but the Sunflower always...

    May 22, 2019 at 1:30 PM
  10. phildo79 replied to the thread UK breweries that offer recipes of there brews.

    Did you make it to the brewpub? I'm only after making a batch of it. The sarsaparilla smell was amazing.

    May 21, 2019 at 10:48 PM
  11. phildo79 attached a file to the thread Your favourite supping vessel ?.

    Depends on the volume but I like these two ATM. The snifter is bought and paid for, the pint glass is a rescue glass from a wicked and...

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  12. phildo79 replied to the thread Whirlpooling Alternative.

    Cheers. You make a fair point. I thought that whirlpooling would extract flavour in a more efficient way due to force (isn't that why...

    May 20, 2019
  13. phildo79 liked Hoppyland's post in the thread Whirlpooling Alternative.

    I'm not sure why you'd want to leave it in a lot longer. Are you assuming that a constant, quite high, water velocity will have a huge...

    May 20, 2019
  14. phildo79 replied to the thread Whirlpooling Alternative.

    Yeah, I did think that was another possibility. But leave it in a lot longer to hopefully match the same sort of extraction rate as the...

    May 20, 2019