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  1. terrym replied to the thread Hop Tea with pellets.

    Nearly all beer kits are supplied with what the manufacturer believes suits the style in terms of bitterness. Homebrewers add hop teas...

    Feb 23, 2019 at 2:56 PM
  2. terrym replied to the thread Extract brew question.

    First you don't boil grains. You either first mash them if they require it, to convert the starch into fermentable sugars (like pale...

    Feb 23, 2019 at 2:11 PM
  3. terrym replied to the thread Hop Tea with pellets.

    Crossmyloof sell them:- CALYPSO - 2017 crop • 11-14% AA • Pleasant, fruity aroma with a hint of pear & apple (some say :-/) I would...

    Feb 23, 2019 at 10:28 AM
  4. terrym replied to the thread Hop Tea with pellets.

    Tap water does not need to be boiled to sterilise it for brewing purposes. Its is good to go straight from the mains supply. Many folks...

    Feb 23, 2019 at 9:12 AM
  5. terrym replied to the thread Hop Tea with pellets.

    If you feel confident about using Calypso hops, don't let me put you off, go for it. Then tell us what you think. And my hop tea...

    Feb 22, 2019 at 9:26 PM
  6. terrym replied to the thread Hop Tea with pellets.

    Wot I do:- Sanitised jug. Add the hops, then water at 85*C at the ratio of 10:1 e.g, 250ml water to 25g hops. Cling film over the jug....

    Feb 22, 2019 at 8:49 PM
  7. terrym replied to the thread Beer fridge needed.

    Wynns have an automotive product for everything wink... [MEDIA]

    Feb 22, 2019 at 6:40 PM
  8. terrym replied to the thread Beer fridge needed.

    I only ever had the light on once at the outset, had no idea what was happening, but was fortunately near the VW dealer, who told me to...

    Feb 22, 2019 at 9:42 AM
  9. terrym replied to the thread British IS schoolgirl 'wants to return home'.

    Well Mr Corbyn thinks she has right to return to the UK. I assume that's official Labour policy. See here...

    Feb 21, 2019 at 10:29 PM
  10. terrym replied to the thread Beer fridge needed.

    I had a 2 litre VW diesel, with less than 60K on the clock, which we p/x'd last year and the regenerations were getting more frequent....

    Feb 21, 2019 at 9:09 PM
  11. terrym replied to the thread Wilko Light Summer Ale.

    Why? If your mains water is good enough to drink on its own without a second thought, and it doesn't smell or taste of anything unusual...

    Feb 21, 2019 at 8:55 PM
  12. terrym replied to the thread Coopers Mexican Cerveza.

    Milton? Others on here use it from what Ive read (but not me). But you will need to rinse well

    Feb 21, 2019 at 8:46 PM
  13. terrym replied to the thread Coopers Mexican Cerveza.

    Some people on here use thin unscented bleach to sanitise (as from Tesco etc) . Provided you rinse really well afterwards with mains...

    Feb 21, 2019 at 8:42 PM
  14. terrym replied to the thread Coopers Mexican Cerveza.

    Read through the link I posted earlier if you haven't already....

    Feb 21, 2019 at 8:17 PM
  15. terrym replied to the thread Half size (2/3G) brew kit.

    You can brew 11 litres in a 25 litres bucket type FV. And you don't need to buy 'kits' to make extract beer. In its simplest form the...

    Feb 21, 2019 at 8:08 PM