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  1. Tommo 2

    The Love Brewing Trick or Treat Giveaway!

    Lucky freedom for me please , many thanks.
  2. Tommo 2

    My Christmas brew

    How many litres you going to do Clint?
  3. Tommo 2

    What are you drinking tonight 2021?

    How did you tweak it then mate
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    Muntons Flagship Hazy IPA

    Go for it mate ; that’s spot on 👍
  5. Tommo 2

    Stout kit

    So no dry malt extract or dextrose, or beer kit enhancer? Just 250g of chocolate malt cold steeped and one can of coopers Irish stout 🤷‍♂️
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    Home brew Newbie - My First Setup Recommendations

    Just my option osheac10, and welcome to the forum mate, and like others have advised you get a couple of good kits on to get your confidence up and get used to the procedures of brewing and a good sanitation routine, to my mind that’s the most important part of brewing anything, and your half...
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    Muntons Flagship Hazy IPA

    You won’t regret it, the only thing is with this kit I will be definitely using a straining bag for the dry hops next time ,was a nightmare trying to strain them with the little bag provided with the kit which is supposed to go over the end of your siphon tube just doesn’t work at all.The...
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    Stout kit

    Saw a review by the partridge brothers the other day about muntons imperial stout and they gave it ten out of ten.
  9. Tommo 2

    Maximum fruit question

    Any chance you could put the recipe you will using for the blackberry wine on the forum please John, would be interested in seeing how you go about it 👍
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    New range of kits from Muntons arriving in the spring

    If it’s any help my hazy went down to 1.008 FG so 4.6%
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    New range of kits from Muntons arriving in the spring

    Well if it drops to 1,002 like mine did that means you would have a FG 8.14%bloody hell mate that would be sipper for sure 😵‍💫😵‍💫
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    New range of kits from Muntons arriving in the spring

    Wow don’t blame you for wanting to tame her down a bit 😬 i thought pretty much the same when I brewed mine so I used twenty one litres from the outset which gave me an OG 1.056 and FG of 1.002 that came in at 6,83%which is plenty strong enough for me . Bottled my with 99 grams of dextrose ...
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    Equipment Crossover?

    Have been making country wines now for more years than I care to remember, never had to degas any of them but then again I leave all my reds for one year plus , making sure to rack them off when necessary and then if they need a bit of back sweetening I leave them for a further six months for...
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    New range of kits from Muntons arriving in the spring

    what was your OG then mate and what is it reading at the mome?
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    New range of kits from Muntons arriving in the spring

    my hazy IPA was bottled two weeks ago this coming Saturday and have been dying to try one so shoved one in the fridge yesterday morning before work, had it last night and wow it was stunning the best beer I’ve ever tasted from a kit the verdant yeast really does make the hops sing , god knows...
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    New range of kits from Muntons arriving in the spring

    With the west coast kit the yeast is a S,05 and exactly the same happened when I brewed the kit a few weeks ago, but I use S,05 yeast a lot and seems to be a particular trait with this yeast and have had this happen a few times in the past, so nothing to worry about it will be fine, just give it...
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    Muntons Flagship Hazy IPA

    You won’t be disappointed, best kit I’ve ever tried, I did swap the kit yeast for a verdant yeast and it really makes the hops shine, can’t wait for it to fully condition, did the west coast at the same time , brewed as said in the instructions and also tastes very promising, have ordered...
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    Get 'Er Brewed Lupomax Citra IPA Beer Kit review

    You tried the west coast yet dude, that tastes awesome too, got both kits on both done on the same day , massive bottling day though 🤦🏻‍♂️👍
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    How long to leave in primary fermentation?

    Have done the west coast from muntons myself and life got in the way for me also , managed to bottle it after 21 days and had no issues at all mate , so wouldn’t worry yourself it will be fine, 👍
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    Get 'Er Brewed Lupomax Citra IPA Beer Kit review

    Hi ghostship have got a muntons hazy conditioning at the moment too , bottled last Saturday put one in my beer fridge this morning (I know 🤦🏻‍♂️) I used a verdant yeast and I can tell you what it tastes bloody gorgeous already,very young but I think this is going to be a cracker, used 91 grams...
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