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Posted in thread: Quality of the grind from online HBS on 12-09-2008 at 10:09 PM
I just got my first online order from MoreBeer and I am disappointed to say the least with the
grind. To me, it looks like between 1/3 and 1/2 the kernels are still whole. I've always used
my LHBS, bu...
Posted in thread: Maximizing Efficiency when Batch Sparging on 12-09-2008 at 06:30 PM
yes, silly mistake I meant 2.7 Litres of water to 1Kg of grain.the other way would be very very
Posted in thread: Which Base Malt... on 12-09-2008 at 06:15 PM
2-row would give you more options. If you predominantly make English style beers I'd go with
the Maris Otter for sure.You guys have a different language to me! That pond! Maris Otter IS a
2 row variet...
Posted in thread: Which Base Malt... on 12-09-2008 at 03:57 PM
Maris Otter is the one that most UK micro brewerys desire, its winter sown and has the right
nitrogen and protein levels (or somethign like that). I think its a reliable germinator and the
Posted in thread: Maximizing Efficiency when Batch Sparging on 12-09-2008 at 10:05 AM
That was the driving point behind the two articles that I wrote about efficiency: to raise
awareness that there are 2 major processes at work. Which are both mostly independent and which
can even be m...
Posted in thread: All grain Pictorial and Video Tutorials. on 12-08-2008 at 08:55 PM
Orfy,I'm using the same incalloy heater in a 150L stainless tank (your using a stainless
cask?). I made a 58 mm hole and filed the rest, found a giant nut and stuck some gasket sealant
round, it all w...
Posted in thread: The smallest/fastest all grain rig in the world on 12-08-2008 at 08:11 PM
I don't seem to be able to insert pictures from files? just from urls, is that correct?I picked
up another 2 Burcos from the council skip for 5 quid each (in addition to the one I already
have which I...
Posted in thread: The smallest/fastest all grain rig in the world on 12-08-2008 at 07:38 PM
We have 20 litres (4Gallons? but your Gallons are different to ours) kettles/tea urns in the UK
called Burcos, both electric and gas run. They are used quite a lot in homebrews and I think
there are s...
Posted in thread: Hello from England on 12-08-2008 at 06:44 PM
Hi Burgo,Welcome. I'm married to a Brit, though we live in Oregon, US. Family in Preston,
Reading and London.As a result, I have acquired a taste for and end up brewing a lot of
Bitter.Have been heari...
Posted in thread: The smallest/fastest all grain rig in the world on 12-08-2008 at 06:25 PM
How are you going to teach anything while you are trying like hell to get out an AG brew in 2
hours? If you had a fully automated system, it may work... but if you have your hands in it at
all it seem...