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Posted in thread: Acetobacter(?) bottle infection- at a complete loss on 05-02-2015 at 07:45 PM
When I set out some years ago and had the same problem. I finally one day tried a side by side
test of just how well i was cleaning my bottles.I'd always used washing up liquid and hot water
and a bot...
Posted in thread: A little help please with setting up my boil kettle/HLT for electric brewing . on 11-08-2014 at 08:13 PM
Smokeymcbong and augidoggy, yes I can see the plus sides of both your suggestions .Having
researched a little more I think an element of around 4000w would be best with a dimmer for
better control and...
Posted in thread: A little help please with setting up my boil kettle/HLT for electric brewing . on 11-05-2014 at 10:59 AM
Ok. thanks bikerbred.
Posted in thread: A little help please with setting up my boil kettle/HLT for electric brewing . on 10-30-2014 at 11:40 AM
Hi, I am being forced to do away with my propane set up and I'm looking into how I can set up
my 6 gallon aluminium boil/hot strike water pot to work using an element and some type of boil
control .I ...
Posted in thread: How to save money homebrewing on 12-08-2012 at 02:29 PM
Every brew day, when the time comes to clean out my MLT I squeeze the bejesus out of the grain
with a course muslin type bag and collect the wort (typically with an SG 0f 1020) I boil that
down to 104...
Posted in thread: How to check SG without wasting too much brew? on 06-06-2012 at 04:16 PM
I once made a very small batch of barley wine and didn't want to waste 250ml of fermenting beer
on each SG check so I drew off (125ml) of wort and topped the rest up with plain water, took
the SG and ...
Posted in thread: Do you ever get tired of big beers? on 05-12-2012 at 04:25 PM
After brewing beers mainly between 1050 and 1065 for the last few years I'm really enjoying my
current phase of 1035-1040 bitters and milds, after a recent visit back home to uk, I wanted to
Posted in thread: Brazilian Chopp Beer on 03-06-2012 at 05:43 PM
Well my two centavos worth ..I'm an english guy living in São Paulo for the past ten years .It
was the lack of decent examples of my beloved stouts, bitters and milds (I'm a Yorkshireman)
that drove m...
Posted in thread: What I did for beer today on 01-26-2012 at 09:01 AM
Made a blended Scottish 1728 \ Whitbread 1099 starter today nourished with a pint of imperial
stout i took from the last batch as a SG sample and a little malt extract. Just woke up and am
Posted in thread: What I did for beer today on 01-16-2012 at 05:51 PM
Blended a bitter with a pale ale because I needed the space\kegs and gave a good clean to the
inside of my kegerator, oh and while I was at it I defrosted the feezer bit that holds frozen
worts for st...