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Racked 8L of my What the Fuggle? ale onto half a kilo of spent sloes this morning. The colour took on a purplish hue straight away and the smell was lovely so I will wait in anticipation of this one. I took a gravity sample from the main batch and after 7 days it is 1.015 so not far off finishing and tasted spot on athumb..
Impressed so far with the CML Beoir yeast.
 

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Impromptu / wing-it brewday. Golden ale, mostly pale malt with a fair splodge of Munich and a touch of wheat. Bittered with magnum and galaxy for late additions / DH. London ale 3 to ferment

Mash recirculating with a nice clear wort:
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Had a busy weekend but wanted to get one batch on so decided to give a fifteen minute boil pale ale a go. 1.5kG if light LME, used 20g of mosaic, for fifteen minutes adding another 10g for the last five minutes of the boil. Just over 9 litre in the fermentor once it’s finished cooling I will use S-05 and plan to dry hop with another 10g of mosaic.

Really hoping this works out as while I doubt 15 minute boils will work for everything I can see the appeal now and then of having my brew day over and done with in one hour.
 

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Yesterday I brewed a British strong ale and had a bit of hard time trying to fit all the grain into my robobrew.
Ended up with an of OG 1.076 and hopefully it will ferment out to 1.015-1.012.
Mash temp was slightly lower than usual, aiming for a slightly drier finish.
Hoping for an ABV between 8-8.5% then bottle condition.
 

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This is just coming up to the boil now, mash pH was quite a bit higher than expected for some reason at 5.7 with 5.4 predicted, but pre-boil gravity looks good. This is another one I had meant to brew ages ago for a BJCP comp which is taking place in 6 weeks, so I'm going to give the Brulosophy quick lager method a go and hope for the best.

Munich Dunkel

Batch Size: 20L
Grain: 5.1kg
Hops: 50g
OG: 1.055
Expected FG: 1.015
ABV: 5.3%
Colour: 20SRM
Bitterness: 22IBU

Grain Bill
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3.0kg Munich I (59%)
2.0kg Munich II (39%)
0.1kg Carafa special II (2%)

Hop Bill
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35g Hallertau Mittelfruh @ 60 mins
15g Hallertau Mittelfruh @ 20 mins

Pitch at 10°C with WLP833 - German bock lager
 
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Just started an extract, found half of a werry malt 1.5k, so I am mashing in with 2k of pale malt some amber,munich,crystal45 a touch of roasted barley, christened it red bomber, all supplies used now, hops are target challenger and mouteka
 

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I put up with one of those plastic paddles for much longer than I should've, the upgrade to SS was a revelation!
Plus 1 for this. I ordered a Chinese one through fleabay, took about 3 weeks to arrive, but was half the price of the anything from the UK. Now can scrape the base plate without scalding my fingers.
 

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Still trying to perfect my go-to House blond/pale ale for constant availability on my beer engine.

Comments welcome please.
 

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Trying red X out for the first time after hearing good reviews.
Went For a red rye IPA
4.2kg red x
1kg rye malt
150g of biscuit
150g of cara aroma

Hops with be Simcoe and mosiac.
 

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My go to imperial stout recipe tweaked to remove the 1kg of spray malt. Kit improvements mean I have the space to mash everything now.
Predicted og - 1.099
Actual og - 1.096 which I'm more than happy with. Think I could have sparged a bit more to get bang on.
Celebrating with a duvel citra from tesco.
 
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Trying red X out for the first time after hearing good reviews.
Went For a red rye IPA
4.2kg red x
1kg rye malt
150g of biscuit
150g of cara aroma

Hops with be Simcoe and mosiac.
Update No Simcoe in the freezer so it's el Dorado.
 

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Porter for my Plum Porter 21 litres into fermenter.
63.6 % Veloria Schooner malt (can sub for Maris Otter)
6.5% German Munich light
9.8% UK Brown malt
11.5% Crystal 60
4.7% UK Chocolate malt
3.9% NZ Gladiator malt (can sub for Carapils)

30 g Fuggles 60 mins
20 g EKG 10 mins
Full volume no sparge OG 1,051 FG 1,012 IBU 22 SRM 31.15 Mash pH 5.4

Will add .25 ml / litre Uncle Roys Plum essence to the bottling bucket.

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Lovely rich mahogany colour.

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Yeast is pitched, can't wait.
 

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Porter for my Plum Porter 21 litres into fermenter.
63.6 % Veloria Schooner malt (can sub for Maris Otter)
6.5% German Munich light
9.8% UK Brown malt
11.5% Crystal 60
4.7% UK Chocolate malt
3.9% NZ Gladiator malt (can sub for Carapils)

30 g Fuggles 60 mins
20 g EKG 10 mins
Full volume no sparge OG 1,051 FG 1,012 IBU 22 SRM 31.15 Mash pH 5.4

Will add .25 ml / litre Uncle Roys Plum essence to the bottling bucket.

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Lovely rich mahogany colour.

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Yeast is pitched, can't wait.
Are you using the super concentrate or the regular strength essence?
 
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