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    Elderflower Ale Suggestions?

    It bit late, but how did it turn out?
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    Keg That Giveaway!

    Hazy IPA for me , please 👍
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    Clean old beer bottles.

    I didn't think of a chain, I'll try that 👍
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    Clean old beer bottles.

    I tried that 😩
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    Clean old beer bottles.

    Ha ha 😁 I plan to try finding the right bottle brush as that would probably work 👍
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    Clean old beer bottles.

    Magic balls, that made me grin. What a good idea, cheers for that 👍
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    Clean old beer bottles.

    Spooky! I've just tried that. The problem is the bristles clean the centre but not the edges as the base is convex. I also tried making up a rod with some cloth on the end and using the drill ☹
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    Clean old beer bottles.

    I have been given some old Boots beer bottles that have a load of crud in the bottom. I've tried to clean them with; a bottle brush, soaked in Oxy plus, washing up liquid and bleach. All to no avail, have managed to get most of it off but still some remains. Any suggestions?
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    Snow.

    I'm on the Essex coast. Same hear on the Essex coast.
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    Bad brew signs

    Forgot to say I drank the whole lot 🙂
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    Bad brew signs

    I have had two brews infected with this, a Berliner Weisse and a Dunkel Weizen. Being a tight git I couldn't bring myself to bin them so just bottled them. I have to say they tasted more bitter than neat lemon juice! 😖 My elderly neighbour wanted to try one as he likes a sour beer. He very...
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    Beer Glasses ?

    I normally manage to get my wheat beer glasses from car boot sales
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    Homebrew Beer Myths

    Gives a whole new meaning to the saying " are you pleased to see me or is that a hydrometer down your trousers" 🤣
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    Saving yeast

    Thanks for the info 👍
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    Saving yeast

    Thanks for that. How do I make a starter medium?
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    Saving yeast

    My first attempt at saving yeast. It's from a wheat beer using WB-06, all grain. I've seen photos of saving yeast but they all seem to have 3 layers, whereas mine has obviously got 2. It was a 12l batch and after racking into secondary fv, I just swirled around the trub at the bottom and dumped...
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    Where to buy bottles from

    I use the green Koparberg bottles from my local, they are more than happy to get rid of them. And the labels just fall off after a quick soak 👍
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    Pen for lableing brown glass bottles

    Silver Sharpie and remove with WD-40 🙂
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    Homebrew Beer Myths

    When I first had a go at home brewing back in 1972 (!) Most of it tasted liked s***e. No heat control, etc.
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