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    Mini keg carbonation gadget

    This is my stock system i use 12g priming sugar with a hand pump if the beer is being drunk within a day or two and the party star CO2 if I am drinking the beer over a week.
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    Extract brewing - a couple of questions

    Hi 3.0 kg of Munitions light LME. 40g Challenge 60mins, 25g EKG at 30 mins with 20g of Styrainian 15 mins will make a light ale
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    Brewing Outside and kamikaze flies

    Hi All, I brew outside all the time using a large grain bag over the top of my open Brewlution boiler, never found any bugs. I do use the patio umbrella if its raining, I have read and been told that one should boil with the lid off due to the stuff that during the boil and condenses into the...
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    Picture or Video of the day.

    I remember triangular shaped milk cartons from kiosks can't remember how much they cost.
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    FastFerment or similar insulated jacket

    Hi Tom, #I use an ink bird taped to the side of my FV, with a heating mat plugged in for winter
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    What did you brew today?

    Hi All i I am brewing Tuesday evening extract 3.0kg LMe 350g brewing sugar 60g Challenger, 15g Styrainia 250g Crystal malt steeped for 30 mins at 65 degrees. should be OK currently drinking my ordinary bitter hic
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    FastFerment or similar insulated jacket

    Ok I use a fast fermenter jacket with 2 2 litre lemonade bottles filled with salted water, which maintains 18 degrees C during summer, I change the bottles every 24 hrs salted water takes longer to defrost. If I need to get to 12 degrees C I use 3 bottles. Woks a treat no condensation issues I...
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    My first extract brew

    I only brew extract due to time and finacial constraints, I have a second hand brewlution boiler basic cooling methods, which makes very drinkable ales so much so tha I no longer buy commercial ales. Happy brewing
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    Bottle washing hacks

    May mislead I do not have 'cnning equipment,
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    Bottle washing hacks

    I think I got one from Brew2bottle, I use the 5L party kegs with a hand pump or CO2 tap, which work well for me I will only bottle pale ales, not much room, but I am woking on that. Cheers
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    My first extract brew

    I only do extract brewing the results are consitentley excellent.
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    BBQ thoughts....

    Webber Kettle 15 years old, with good charcoal and proper planning can't be beaten try cooking on a soaked cedar plank.
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    Extract brewing - a couple of questions

    I only brew extract ales which go down well with Family and friends, generally Muntons LME amd DME with hop combinations from Graham & Gregs books, I find Challenger and Brambling cross Hops go well together, US 05 or muntons dry yeasts. My water is filtered and I boil for an hour or so. Clean...
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    Fermentors.

    Hi All, I bought a kit from Northern brewer about 8 years ago, a 30L fermenter with a lid that it takes two people to remove, with an air lock, the kit included a bottling bucket, plastic bottles and a kit. The fermenter has never let me down, I use the bottling bucket to rest my ale with...
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    Redhill home brew

    Hi All, I am in Crawley, extract brewing
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