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Hi please could you let me know when u have the swing top bottles in stock, I’ve seen a message on the forum but you are still showing out of stock on your website
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Brew2bottle Homebrew
Brew2bottle Homebrew
Hi Gaz

We have approx 1500 cases due in 10-14 days. Sorry we got caught out on these, they've been out of stock for around a month now :(

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I am brewing a bohemian pilsner in a conical fermenter. It's the first time I have used the lager profile (as opposed to ale). It has now gone into stage 4 lasting 30 days. I am assuming that it is now conditioning the brew since fermentation is now finished? I am unsure how to proceed? Is any further conditioning (secondary fermentation) necessary ?
Ivan W
Ivan W
Thanks for that Richard, I am assuming that i will still need to do some secondary fermentation in the bottle ?
RichardM
RichardM
Yes, you'll need to prime the bottles with sugar for that last bit of fermentation to carbonate the finished beer
Ivan W
Ivan W
Thanks, Richard
Over the hill? What hill? I don’t remember any hill. What’s all this about hills now?
I am using an Inkbird for the first time with a heat mat. Do I
1. Put the probe between the mat and my plastic fermenter
2. Fix in to the outside of the fermenter with tape.
3. Drill another hole in the lid and put it in the wort and seal with tape

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Fireside Ales Homebrewery
Fireside Ales Homebrewery
Interesting, I have just started using one too. I have opted to put the sensor directly into the fermenter. Would this not be advised?
DrunkDelilahBrewery
DrunkDelilahBrewery
You can get thermowell's quite cheap either from online retailers or indeed from China. Once they are secured onto the lid, they should offer proper security if sanitised properly - then you can drop the probe down the thermowell and measure from the center.
Coomzy
Coomzy
I use a thermowell on one FV and I use one in bubblewrap on the outside on a different FV. After a few tests I have found the thermowell to be more responsive with temperature changes and more accurate but its all relative so if you're fermenting in the mid range of what's good for the yeast I don't see it as making that much difference. But if money and skills aren't lacking then a thermowell is better IMO.
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