Last Activity:11-02-2010 3:39 AM
Posted in thread: 2 kits per batch? on 08-19-2010 at 08:28 PM
Coming up to brewtime again, and had an epiphany. I brew young's kit+kilo cider because it's
nice and dry, tasty, and easy to look after. Earlier today it dawned on me, that kilo of sugar
is just addi...
Posted in thread: Untrained plalate neds help identifying hop characteristics on 07-22-2010 at 07:33 PM
Greetings HBT, didn't realise how long I'd been away...I'm considering upgrading from kit+kilo
to boiled extract brewing, and wondered if anyone could point out any commercial beers
available in the U...
Posted in thread: Nine cases of 22oz bottles - Pour Techniques on 09-15-2009 at 01:56 PM
It makes you fart.And keeps you regular... although there's not much worse than waking up with
a yeasty mouth from waking up the morning after a heavy brew pounding the night before.
Posted in thread: Has anyone ever messed up a batch?? on 09-14-2009 at 08:12 PM
I would like to know from the lurking noobs if this and/or the new thread is helping...or
scaring you further...Scared? I'm half tempted to TRY some of these shenanigans!Good point. I
pulled out my ra...
Posted in thread: Super Frugal... 50 cent bottles. on 06-20-2009 at 01:51 PM
i buy own-brand coke bottles from the local lidl, 20p/2 litres. shines my kitchen sink up a
Posted in thread: First Day Quitting Smoking on 04-28-2009 at 08:52 PM
I've been trying to quit, i can go for a few days without one (doesn't sound much but feels
significant and one step closer to me) as long as i'm not reminded about them. The biggest
problem at the mo...
Posted in thread: Leftover yeast after pour... on 04-28-2009 at 03:52 PM
Swirler here, until i figure out how to convert it to marmite.
Posted in thread: Fermenter Bucket Lid Question on 04-26-2009 at 03:31 PM
my lid was just sat on top of the bucket for the first 2 batches, but this time (first cider
attempt) i've snapped it on most of the way around, leaving a small part 'unsnapped' to let co2
Posted in thread: Bottling in 2litre coke bottles - release pressure? on 04-19-2009 at 07:25 PM
update: (kinda late, sorry for digging up old thread.)worked fine, used similar bottles on my
next batch with no issues on either.Can you reuse the ones they come with?yup. sterilised them
with the si...
Posted in thread: Plastic water bottles for conditioning on 04-19-2009 at 07:15 PM
i use 2litre coke bottles from lidl.cons:-cheap pop tastes like sewagepros:-they're designed
for carbonated liquids-i don't need a capper-they're disposable = no cleaning (aside from