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Posted in thread: Bucket lid problem on 03-28-2015 at 08:12 PM
The human race was fermenting beer for thousands of years before we started worrying about the
lid not fitting. :oIt's only an issue if you are keeping the beer in the bucket for a length of
Posted in thread: IPA Insights on 03-28-2015 at 01:56 AM
Open fermentation is widely used for traditional brewers, see Traquair's oak fermentors.
sheep yorkshire squares (actually round, there's a conundrum for you) Smiths, Theakstons,
donnington, some ...
Posted in thread: Fuller's Water on 03-27-2015 at 08:54 PM
I think he's referring to the brewing networks "can you brew it" series where they interviewed
john keeling for a few of fullers beers. I don't think John would have gone into too much depth
Posted in thread: Fuller's Water on 03-27-2015 at 06:23 PM
John Keeling sometimes responds to brewing questions on twitter if you are on it, might be
Posted in thread: 10 days in Germany on 03-16-2015 at 07:44 PM
Thanks for those links. Just added the guy's blog to my RSS feeds. Now I want to go back over
there. :DHis pub looks good too, in London somehwere. I've not visited it though
Posted in thread: Pick one beer to drink for the rest of your life on 03-16-2015 at 08:40 AM
The Bathams. Probably the bitter
Posted in thread: 10 days in Germany on 03-16-2015 at 08:08 AM
I would just spend most of the time in Franconia - in Bamburg Schlenkerla, Spezial etc, then
the likes of Kathi-Brau and so on in the rural area. 10 days isn't nearly enough to scratch the
surface of ...
Posted in thread: English Ales - What's your favorite recipe? on 03-15-2015 at 10:23 PM
I did the 1942 XLK, the bitter. was a good beer iirc No rye in that one though, that looks
interesting. The stout from 1941 looks great too looking back at my notes I just used the
recipe as a base a...
Posted in thread: Belgian Golden Strong with T58?? on 03-14-2015 at 09:51 PM
On a big beer with lots of simple sugars, I would probably control it rather than let it free
rise, as it could get hot a bit quick. You can ramp it right up though after a day or two, most
of the off...
Posted in thread: Belgian Golden Strong with T58?? on 03-14-2015 at 09:30 AM
Yes it's good, assuming you can avoid the banana/bubblegumI made two big belgian beers within a
week with T-58 so I could compare them, but the second one I fermented too high and it's a bit