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  1. Zephyr259 replied to the thread Working out attenuation %.

    It was the "Make Your Best" series on beer and brewing magazine's website, Josh Weikert was the author. "Was" because it wrapped up...

    Feb 17, 2019 at 2:34 PM
  2. Zephyr259 replied to the thread Keeping a brew shed clean.

    That looked kinda brutal... but fascinating at the same time. Just looked it up and as I thought it's a CO2 powered neck snapper. I did...

    Feb 17, 2019 at 2:26 PM
  3. Zephyr259 replied to the thread Keeping a brew shed clean.

    Rats! *shudder* Some briefly decided to try moving in under our shed a few months back, then they realised we had a dog, large carnivore...

    Feb 17, 2019 at 1:21 PM
  4. Zephyr259 replied to the thread Working out attenuation %.

    Sounds good, that's still 71% attenuation. I don't know of a formula to account for mash temp but there must be as software can account...

    Feb 17, 2019 at 12:21 PM
  5. Zephyr259 replied to the thread Working out attenuation %.

    Your calculation in gravity points works like this: (OG - FG)/OG = attenuation (decimal), multiply by 100 for %. (48 - 9)/48 = 39/48 =...

    Feb 17, 2019 at 8:18 AM
  6. Zephyr259 replied to the thread Beer of the Month (January 2019).

    I'll second this suggestion, mainly because I've just read about it in Dave Carpenter's Lager book and was going to try it anyway once...

    Feb 17, 2019 at 7:39 AM
  7. Zephyr259 posted a new thread.

    Keeping a brew shed clean

    The topic of a shed to brew in comes up every now and then at home, I brew in the kitchen so I take it over for most of a day and the...

    Forum: General Home Brew Equipment Discussion

    Feb 16, 2019 at 8:03 PM
  8. Zephyr259 replied to the thread Galaxy hops.

    I did an all galaxy version of Greg Hughes' Spring Beer, and yeah, very harsh bitterness. My wife and father-in-law enjoyed it as more...

    Feb 16, 2019 at 1:01 PM
  9. Zephyr259 replied to the thread Brew fridge questions.

    During fermentation I'll tape my probe to the FV and cover it with a folded cloth to insulate it, once I'm on to bottle conditioning I...

    Feb 16, 2019 at 12:43 PM
  10. Zephyr259 replied to the thread Adding yeast nutrient (DAP).

    Yeah, if you're using wine bottles then trying 1 of 6 bottles is quite the risk if it's not ready, that's part of why I've been using my...

    Feb 16, 2019 at 11:13 AM
  11. Zephyr259 liked An Ankoù's post in the thread Pale Amber Malt.

    Damn. I've already got six fully formulated recipes in my brewing log which I haven't had time to brew yet. Looks like that list is...

    Feb 16, 2019 at 11:10 AM
  12. Zephyr259 replied to the thread Adding yeast nutrient (DAP).

    Souonds good, I'd guess the foaming was CO2 coming out of solution as the new liquid was added. Ah, glad you found some too, I've just...

    Feb 16, 2019 at 7:51 AM
  13. Zephyr259 liked alsacebrew's post in the thread Pale Amber Malt.

    Hi, yes I mentioned the Whitbread’s London Porter recipe from the Durden Park book, which I brew at least once a year. It is a lovely...

    Feb 16, 2019 at 7:43 AM
  14. Zephyr259 replied to the thread Pale Amber Malt.

    I got a couple of replies from Alex Kovacevic and then he forwarded on my question to another member. Would you like the email address I...

    Feb 15, 2019 at 12:29 PM
  15. Zephyr259 replied to the thread Pale Amber Malt.

    I've got the book and keep meaning to make the Simmon's Bitter and Whitbread Porter (both on the website funnily enough), but haven't...

    Feb 15, 2019 at 11:16 AM