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    Attempt 1 Since moving to "lower" ABV brewing, I've wanted to start working on a 'house' bitter. Something I've always got a few...
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    RichK replied to the thread Grain suppliers.
    DarkRock but only because I'd normally drive over there. My nearest LHBS looks like it's shut down :(
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    RichK replied to the thread What's on your to brew list?.
    One of my more successful brews has always been "Ptolemy Tylers Innkeeper" (my TT Landlord style but more like 6% abv). Since I've now...
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    RichK replied to the thread To prime or not to prime.
    Standard practice when I worked behind a bar in Leeds in 80s. Learned to never drink mild in the tap room pretty quickly.
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    RichK replied to the thread Plastic or Glass Bottles?.
    I personally think what you drink it out of is more important than what you store it in...
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    RichK replied to the thread New CML yeasts.
    Only just noticed (thanks to this thread) CML are trading again :) My LHBS has shut down (permanently?) & next nearest is short on...
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    RichK replied to the thread Low ABV brewing.
    I'm on my third lower abv brew. No problems so far with fermenting. I've added a whole pack of yeast even though half a one might be...
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    RichK replied to the thread To prime or not to prime.
    2 weeks in fermenter 2 weeks priming 2 weeks conditioning
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    RichK replied to the thread Cold Crashing.
    My fermenter doesnt have an airlock as it wouldnt fit in the fridge. Just a tiny hole in the lid. Doesnt seem to have created any...
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    RichK replied to the thread Low ABV brewing.
    I've recently moved in to lower abv AG brewing, with promising results. Typically, ~2.6kg grain mashed at ~70C with a pre-boil volume...
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    RichK replied to the thread Citra / Simcoe IPA hop schedule.
    No reason other than I was trying something different to see if I liked the result.
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    RichK replied to the thread Citra / Simcoe IPA hop schedule.
    Simcoe & Citra is one of my favourite combinations. I tried using MJ M44 on my latest batch & whilst pleased with the results, it...
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    RichK replied to the thread Brew Fridge - Settings.
    I think the two main considerations to avoid cycling of heating & cooling are a) hold sensor against fermenter with tape or a band &...
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    RichK replied to the thread Low Alcohol Homebrew Beer.
    Tomorrow I'm bottling my second low)er) ABV brew. 1.65 kg pale 200g lager malt (leftovers) 125g flaked barley 40 mins @71C mash -...
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    RichK reacted to terrym's post in the thread Low Alcohol Homebrew Beer with Like Like.
    Update #2 I made another Low ABV beer similar to the previous beer above, but this time using Amarillo instead of Cascade as a late hop...
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