What should I spend my money on?

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  1. May 23, 2019 #41

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  3. May 26, 2019 #43

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    Update:

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    Had a brew on it yesterday. A pilsner with kölsch yeast. Went pretty well, a few mistakes and bugs to work out but it's new, so expected.

    My numbers were a bit off though. I was aiming for 22L in my FV, I'd read about the measurements being off on the Robo so I measured my volumes going in, I put 17L for mash and 15 for sparge (or so I thought) but somehow only ended up with 23 when I came to boil, I had to resparge with cold water, then after the 60 min boil and cooling I ended up with 25L in my FV, but the OG was exactly what I was expecting. Not complaining about having more beer than I was expecting but just not quite sure what happened really.

    Anyway, thanks again for the advice, happy with my purchases, cheers!
     
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  5. May 27, 2019 #45

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    Hey I saw from another post you are using CML Kolsch as well.
    What temp you got it at (I went for 15c)?
    It says on the pack to lager for 2 months, will you go that long?
    Also will you do a diacetyl rest?
     
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    I just treated like an ale...18 til it finished then cold crashed for a couple of days. I doubt I will lager it..
     
  7. May 27, 2019 #47

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    Fair enough. I've never lagered anything so fancy giving it a go. Don't know if it'll last 8 weeks in there though!

    Let me know how yours comes out
     
  8. Jun 5, 2019 #48

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    Buffalo induction hob £143
    Brewtech 10Gall Kettle £160
    False Bottom £35
    BIAB Bag £25
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    £360

    Leaves enough from 500 to set up a fermentation fridge.

    Gives you an all in one system with bags of potential
     
  9. Jun 5, 2019 #49

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    I have. Two 11 year olds who will bottle, cap and label 20 litre batches in 330ml bottles for the price of Dairy Milk and Dr Pepper each.
     
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