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  • Posted in thread: Miracle Hangover cure that works? on 04-01-2013 at 09:41 AM
    I wondered if anyone had seen this, I'm not sure if the idea really appeals. But I guess if it
    was in a pill I won't mind. Sounds too good to be true though.

  • Posted in thread: Dry "Herbing" experiment on 03-27-2013 at 06:51 PM
    Yep, time for an update. A worthy experiment, if only to see what not to do! The control made a
    pretty standard ok bitter, nothing special but worked well.Yarrow - Now this was the
    interesting one bec...

  • Posted in thread: Robust Porter recipe using Rye?? on 03-20-2013 at 07:07 PM
    Right I want to brew a robust porter for the first time and have come up with this recipe. I'm
    not sure about using rye malt, any experience? Ingredients:------------Amt Name Type # %/IBU
    4.71 kg Pale...

  • Posted in thread: Dry "Herbing" experiment on 03-01-2013 at 11:19 AM
    Should have read this first! From ... I dry herbed the yarrow leaves, not
    expecting great results there then! Yarrow brings both a complementary bittering action and
    preservativeaction th...

  • Posted in thread: Dry "Herbing" experiment on 02-28-2013 at 05:21 PM
    Ok, just bottled up, that's a week later. Styrian goldings - As you'd expect you can taste the
    hops, a great mouthfeel and so far tastes as if it should be a good beer.Nothing - Yep, bog
    standard bitt...

  • Posted in thread: How do you keep beer at cellar temp without a cellar? on 02-23-2013 at 04:35 PM
    Title just about says it really. I've been thinking about my beers (more specifically my
    British Ales) and how I serve them. If I stick an ale in the fridge I'm halfway down the glass
    before I start t...

  • Posted in thread: Dry "Herbing" experiment on 02-22-2013 at 10:17 AM
    Interesting stuff Matty, actually I didn't think of drying them first. I just picked them and
    threw them straight in! I tend to have a sip of what I am brewing at each stage of the game, so
    as long as...

  • Posted in thread: Dry "Herbing" experiment on 02-21-2013 at 06:58 PM
    Ah, well I've stuck it in the Carboys now having just washed under the tap (or is faucet). 1 x
    Yarrow (3g), 3 bay leaves, 1 x 1g Styrian Goldings and one control with nothing in at all. Will

  • Posted in thread: Dry "Herbing" experiment on 02-21-2013 at 05:10 PM
    I've a standard English bitter sitting in my primary and I only have four (UK) gallon carboys
    to use for a secondary. The plan was to dry hop with S Goldings just as the Famous Timothy
    Taylor brewery ...

  • Posted in thread: Pitching on top of yeast cake on 01-19-2013 at 03:38 PM
    That's what I like about this forum, one question and so much applied knowledge comes back.
    Cheers folks. Actually, I do now have two bottles fo yeast cake in my fridge. I'm aiming to go
    from an Engli...