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  1. Ajdpilot

    Beer engine with corny setup questions

    Hi Brewers, So I've just bought myself a nice new beer engine and was wondering about peoples experiences. My goal (as probably with most of us) is to mimic that perfect pub pulled pint as closely as possible but trying to prolong life for normal home drinking rather than the high turnover of...
  2. BeerBrain83

    Chorley Gas

    Hi, I'm looking to use a corny keg for the first and I've bought one and a regulator from ***********. Sourcing gas locally has been harder than expected/impossible. Chorley Gas seem to look decent but just wanted to check peoples' thoughts before I go ahead and buy. I don't live local to them...
  3. Urbangoose

    Finings impact on Carbonation

    I fear I may be asking my learned brewers a foolish question - but if I use finings to clear my beer, will there be sufficient residual yeast to carbonate when bottling
  4. T

    What are the best types of bottles? Where do you get them from? Share your opinions...

    What are the best types of bottles? Where do you get them from? Share your opinions...
  5. Yabezag

    Conditioning and carbonating in Corny Keg -process check

    Having taken the plunge with cornys I just wanted to confirm the process I have in mind below having read up on various posts... corrections suggestions welcome! 1. Clean everything. Full disassembly. Thorough rinse. 2. Sanitise everything and reassemble. Leave some sanitiser in keg. 3. Beer...
  6. Higstone

    Newbie here, looking for advice please

    Hi everyone , Just made my first batch of cider, everything has gone smooth so far following advice I've seen on this forum, so thanks! I am struggling with the final process of bottle carbonation. I am after a medium sparkling cider, so after fermentation I had a F.G of 0.998, I moved the...
  7. F

    Cider -Bottle carbonating

    Hi all, Recently joined the forum as I am need of some sound advice regarding my homebrew cider and feel a little out of my depth. To put you in the picture, during September 2018 I made 4 gallons of cider from picked apples, using the guidance of Whittenham Hill cider pages. First...
  8. GibonCZ

    Lager bottle carbonating

    Hello ! Quick question for the pros Im moving into all grain so I can brew some nice lagers. I have a small fridge to store the fv in so the temp controll wont be a problem but at this stage I dont want be kegging yet. Question(s) - how are lagers carbonated in the bottles ? Should I just add...
  9. Spudhead94

    Carbonation advice!

    Evening all, with regards to carbing up my beer... I've read that you should use a cup of water to dissolve the sugar for a 23L batch, i've got two 8L batches and they'll be bottled up soon. With that in mind should i scale the water down or keep it at a cup per batch? I need to use 40g of sugar...
  10. ScousePints

    Bottle Priming

    Hello everybody. My first post so go easy on me. I know this has been spoken about a couple of time since previously, but I couldn't find a direct answer for my situation. My wilkos cerveza will be ready in a few days and I intend to bottle the lot in 500ml brown glass bottles with crown caps...
  11. thrums1

    Carbonation issue

    Okay, I'm sorry for another newbie question but here goes. I brewed some Ultimate Classic German Pilsner exactly as per the instructions. Added the carbonation drops, bottled it and left for 5 days as instructed. Moved to the fridge after a week and left it for another few days. I also made a...
  12. foxbat

    Keggers: do you force or natural carbonate?

    Having sourced a 6kg bottle of CO2 it now seems certain I'll be kegging my first batch of bitter this weekend into a cornie keg. It seems that I have the following options for carbonation: Yeast carbonation at room temperature using priming sugar for a few weeks. Fast force carbonation at a...
  13. mark bruce

    Another numpty query!!!

    Hi guys, another newbie query. I had my 2nd and 3rd brews (Young's APA and Razorback IPA) finish fermentation at roughly the same time and have now bottled them both. I've checked both brews for carbonation after around a week and they are both carbonating nicely. They both tasted really boozy...
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