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  1. JoeisBatman

    Can this tap be connected to a ball lock disconnect?

    Hi everyone! Happy New Year! I bought some 5L SS Minikegs from Geterbrewed early last year - I initially purchased this alongside three 5L kegs: Beer Tap Dispenser Kit 0-60psi for SS Mini Kegs I have switched to ball lock spears so I can do closed transfers from my Fermzilla All Rounder, so...
  2. JoeisBatman

    New Pump - Best Hose Fittings?

    Hi there, I've just ordered a pump off Aliexpress to hopefully boost my brewing game. Recirculate the mash, whirlpool, maybe get a hopback... But I'm not sure what fittings to get for the tubing. To anyone that has a similar pump, I was wondering what the consensus is. Are hose barbs with clips...
  3. JoeisBatman

    Dry Hop Tea? Fermzilla All Rounder

    Hi there, I currently have my Christmas NEIPA in the Fermzilla - it has nearly fermented to FG (if not already hit FG). I did a dry hop charge at yeast pitch and the beer is tasting nice and hoppy, but I want to boost it during cold crashing with a further dry hop charge, but I don't want to...
  4. JoeisBatman

    NEIPA - Chalky Aftertaste?

    Hey guys, I've recently brewed a NEIPA using the Fermzilla All-Rounder for closed transfers and the like! I kegged it yesterday and pulled the first one, and there's a distinctive chalky aftertaste behind the hoppiness that isn't particularly pleasant (it's drinkable, but I've never tasted this...
  5. JoeisBatman

    SS Tap to Ball Lock Help

    Hi there! I have some 5L minikegs I want to convert to the ball lock caps so I can fit them in the fridge. I currently have this complete set up from GetErBrewed - Is there a way I can use the current tap on a ball lock? I wondered if anyone knows the converter I'd need. I emailed GetErBrewed...
  6. JoeisBatman

    Stainless Steel Minikegs - Teething Issues?

    Hey guys, So I got sick of bottling and all the faff involved and pulled the trigger on a couple of stainless steel 5L minikegs and a tap/CO2 regulator. I attempted to bottle 10Lish into two kegs and then force prime one by by shaking at 20 PSI. I think I noticed a CO2 leak as a result of a...
  7. JoeisBatman

    Lack of Fermentation Control - Best Yeast for my conditions?

    Hi there, I'm relatively new to brewing and as it stands, I don't have proper fermentation control. I ferment in a cupboard in my house where the wort is around 24 degrees celsius the majority of the time (might fluctuate down to 22 or up to 26 very occasionally). I've been using US-05 for my...
  8. JoeisBatman

    Joe's Brewday

    Hey all! I'm very new to brewing, so thought I'd share my first brew from my own recipe. I've gone for a New England IPA style beer and quite influenced by Brewdog's Hazy Jane: Mash: 25-Minutes Boil: 60-Minutes OG: 1.061 Estimated FG: 1.012 Est. ABV: 6.4% Batch Size: 10 Litres Fermentables...
  9. JoeisBatman

    Just a Christmas Brewing Noob Introducing Himself!

    Hi everyone, Just introducing myself as I received the Punk IPA Brooklyn Brew kit for Christmas and stumbled upon the forum - it's helped me a lot already. I've had one eye on the idea of brewing for ages, but with this complete surprise Christmas present, I now have no excuse! I did the...