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01-25-2012

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    ABOUT ME

  • England
  • I am a all-grain brewer. i use a homemade three tier RIMS system to make my beer. made of three 32ltr stainless steel pots heated using 2, 2.2kw kettle elements each, a whole lot of copper pipe and a massive hard ply wood frame.
  • HomeBrewing,reading,wood work
  • Chef
  • How i started home brewing; rni was walking past the LHBS, decided to take a look inside, and walked out with a whole bunch of starter equipment the owner said i must have.
  • 1) all-grain summer IPArn2) american nut brown alern3) Theakston old peculiar clonern4) possibly a stout
  • 1. Extract, Almondbury old, 5 gallonsrn2. Extract, Fixby Gold, 5 gallonsrn3. All-grain summer pale ale, 5 gallonsrn4. All-grain caramel amber ale, 5 gallons
  • 1. All-grain summer pale ale, 5 gallons
  • Male
  • Engaged

LATEST ACTIVITY

  • Posted in thread: Opening beer bottles without a proper opener? What objects have you used? on 12-05-2012 at 11:15 AM
    1) The sole of my shoe.2) a tree3) my teeth

  • Posted in thread: Argos Drinks fridge on 12-02-2012 at 06:12 PM
    Would the Argos drinks fridge be a good fermentation chamber?It has a temp controller that
    ranges 7-18c

  • Posted in thread: OG reading is now .998, what is going on?!?! on 11-21-2012 at 10:52 AM
    Ah, that makes more sense, learning something new every time I log in here. :)

  • Posted in thread: OG reading is now .998, what is going on?!?! on 11-20-2012 at 06:49 AM
    I was watching a brewing TV episode where they were making a batch that ended in 0.998, and
    they mentioned, that It just means that it has less sugar than what naturally is in water. They
    didn't have ...

  • Posted in thread: How Do I Make My Bock a Chocolate Bock? on 11-19-2012 at 05:28 PM
    Subscribed!, I'd like to see recipes too, Bock chocolate or Bockolate, sounds like a brew to
    try in the future.

  • Posted in thread: Last hop on earth!!!!!! on 11-19-2012 at 11:58 AM
    Willamette or bramling cross :), helps make my favourite amber ale.

  • Posted in thread: What is happening to my beer? on 10-31-2012 at 07:47 AM
    Sounds like a lacto bacteria, over time it turns residual sugars into lactic acid, the first
    bottle will taste fine, but after 4-5 days start tasting sour.It actually lives on humans, so I
    use anti-ba...

  • Posted in thread: Looking for advice on new process on 08-01-2012 at 05:23 PM
    You need to test your ph during the mash because the higher roasted malts are more acidic, once
    you have the ph after stirring your mash you can then add you salt or calcium to lower or raise
    the ph, ...

  • Posted in thread: What I did for beer today on 08-01-2012 at 02:29 PM
    Labelled and dated all my Ruby ales, just need to wait 2 and a half weeks to bottle an old
    English ale.

  • Posted in thread: Yeast fail on 07-27-2012 at 08:19 AM
    Hi all,I made a yeast starter for the almond bury old ale and it never kicked off, even after a
    day, it's just settled to the bottom, even after shaking often, Does anyone know the yeast they
    use for ...

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