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06-07-2012

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    ABOUT ME

  • I'm a furniture maker.
  • Furniture maker.
  • None yet
  • Got into homebrewing through friends - they wanted to start a club. They never actually bothered to brew anything but I got hooked.... especially through watching BTV!
  • I'm a stove-top, all grain brewer. I want to one day have the kit to brew outside.... or even better turn my shed into a mini mini microbrewery!
  • 50/50 MUMO - aka 50/50 munich malt n maris otter
  • Witbier - aka The Big Wit, 6.4%
  • Male
  • Married
  • London
  • London

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  • Posted in thread: Adding a hop tea to a keg / bad idea? on 09-13-2013 at 09:32 AM
    Whoops, replied twice, stupid app didn't show first reply!

  • Posted in thread: Adding a hop tea to a keg / bad idea? on 09-13-2013 at 09:31 AM
    Yes, was assuming it'd be a one hour boil etc to add bitterness as per regular regular hop
    additions. I have 3 other beers for the event which are OK (it's weird but three of the four
    never hit their ...

  • Posted in thread: Adding a hop tea to a keg / bad idea? on 09-13-2013 at 09:22 AM
    Thanks for the replies! Yes was considering it a 1 hour boil etc. for the tea, and also adding
    dry hops too for aroma. I have 4 beers for the event and its mainly one that needs tinkering -
    if it goes...

  • Posted in thread: Adding a hop tea to a keg / bad idea? on 09-12-2013 at 08:04 AM
    Hi guys,I've had my first 2 beers that haven't reached their FG. Never happened before, very
    annoying! Especially as I'm brewing the beer for an event.The worst is 50% Munich Malt and 50%
    Maris. It we...

  • Posted in thread: 50% Munich 50% Maris Otter on 02-05-2013 at 08:56 PM
    Here's the finished beer. Its got a very smooth balance of hop and malt flavours (could that be
    the FWH?), occasionally get a grainy note (if that makes sense?!), but because of its light
    strength (3....

  • Posted in thread: 50% Munich 50% Maris Otter on 01-15-2013 at 09:05 AM
    Here's the beer after 2 weeks. It's quite clear. Tastes really good good. Still needs time I
    think, but has quite a long malty aftertaste at the moment. It's incredibly smooth though,
    really pleased w...

  • Posted in thread: 50% Munich 50% Maris Otter on 01-15-2013 at 09:01 AM
    Dry hopping. I was going to put in around 35g but the rest of the pack fell in, which was
    around 50g. Ah well! Used just Fuggles in the end.

  • Posted in thread: 50% Munich 50% Maris Otter on 01-08-2013 at 08:50 AM
    Am just over a week in. Think its done fermenting. Going to leave it for another week in a cool
    room then rack to secondary and dry hop it. I've got loads of EKG and Fuggles for dry hopping.
    Have dry ...

  • Posted in thread: 50% Munich 50% Maris Otter on 12-31-2012 at 05:23 PM
    Thanks, will do. Just finished tidying up the kitchen before SWMBO came in and saw the mess!
    Hit 1.042 OG, almost the 1.044 I was aiming for but I over batch sparged for some reason. It
    happens I gues...

  • Posted in thread: 50% Munich 50% Maris Otter on 12-31-2012 at 01:52 PM
    Have decided to try my hand at FWH, not done it before. So, the hop additions are this....17g
    Fuggles FWH17g EKG FWH15g EKG @ 30 mins30g Fuggles @ 10 mins30g EKG @ 5 minsiBrewmaster says
    about 39 IBU'...

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