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    Another malt supplier

    I'm sure lots of us here appreciate your efforts in trying to negotiate a better delivery price from them, I know I do so got to say thank you for taking the time.
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    Another malt supplier

    Nice one, I will using them again, defo.
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    Another malt supplier

    It’s funny you should mention the more than expected extraction rate from their malt, I purchased a 25kg bag of POPS Pale Ale Malt from "Crafty Maltsters" and I’ve done three brews using it, they all came out much higher OG than I was aiming for in the brew calculators I am using which normally...
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    Recipe Search (Fed Special)

    HaHa Okay I promise, just the ale recipe will do :cool:
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    Recipe Search (Fed Special)

    Thank's Clint I think I know the post your referring to but it's incomplete, whats the EBU's, Gavity's, ABV etc, a bit more info would be of help.
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    Recipe Search (Fed Special)

    Back in the 70’s onward in the north of England clubs they used to serve a beer called “Federation Special Ale” (from Northern Clubs Federation Brewery). I have a variation of this recipe but I'm trying to trace the version from Graham Wheeler’s First Edition of “Brew your own British Real Ale”...
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    Another malt supplier

    I got a 25kg sack of Pops pale Malt and it’s perfectly okay, I thought the same as most of the people on here that the postage was a bit high but decided to get a sack anyway. I guess the choice is yours, you either want some base malt to get brewing or you can wait for things to get back to...
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    * October Give Away * It's MASSIVE!

    Oh yeah, fill me up!
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    AG#12 London Pride Clone 31/10/09

    I brewed London Pride a few weeks back and it turned out just like the original, a really great tasting beer. I’m not sure if the recipe I used is the same as yours as I don't know the one in GW's book. Here's the recipe I used (obtained from another site). Is this the same as the one you...
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    A question of size

    Thanks for your rapid answers guys .... While on the topic of the converting the cooler, would you recomend that I try and beef up the insulation in the box? I have read a few posts where some guys have used foil and bubble rap. Ive also read that when the grain is added the box will tend to...
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    A question of size

    Hi Everyone, Having brewed beer many years ago from cans of wart I have decided get back into brewing and have a go at full grain brewing and so I recently joined the forum for some tips. I have decided to convert a cooler box for my mash tun. I’ve purchased one from Wilkinsons for under £7...
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