Completley new to this but noticed a couple of pointers upon racking my red ipa to a pressure barrel.
I've read much advice about vaseline on the tap and cap threads and washers.
What i have found is lubricating the threads is pointless as they are so course and ill fitting that a seal is...
Just bottled my first ever brew.
A magnum elderflower cider.
The benchtop capper and little bottler made it a breeze.
It did leave quite a bit in the bottom tho.
As i left most of the gunge in the primary could i use the bottler without the sediment trap?
Thanks in advance Steve
Nearly ready to bottle a magnum elderflower cider.
Just started a bad cat red ipa which smells very nice before it's even finished!
I made the mistake of pitching at around 27 degrees but hopefully be ok.
Hi and thanks for letting me join.
Please forgive my lack of knowledge as i have just started my first cider kit.
I sanitised with Jsan but found soaking everything for 30 minutes a bit of a pain.
Has anyone any thoughts on the bleach and vinegar no rinse method and do you have to let...