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Posted in thread: Cask Ales on 08-28-2012 at 03:52 PM
Only beers you'll likely find in oak is a Samuel Smiths pub. The beer is average, but the beer
is cheap and the pubs can be interesting. The Market Porter at London Bridge tube/Borough
Market is a gre...
Posted in thread: Cask Ales on 08-03-2012 at 09:54 AM
So you mean beer engine, breather, pin? dang that'd be an investment. No real specific
questions, but if you have used a breather, do you find it doesn't have the same charachter as
a cask open to atm...
Posted in thread: Cask Ales on 08-02-2012 at 07:57 PM
Hey Jim, nice to hear from you.Iíve never been to jolly old England, likely never will. Two
quick questions;Do they use sparklers in London? I know itís in the south, but itís kind of in
itís own orbi...
Posted in thread: Cask Ales on 08-02-2012 at 07:49 PM
Jim, I'll have to take you up on that, maybe you could start a thread on how to achieve good
cask ale at home. I used to work in the UK and after leaving, the quest for real ale is what
led me to home...
Posted in thread: Cask Ales on 08-02-2012 at 07:33 PM
It’s my understanding that sparklers are favored in north England and deprecated in the
south. Found this on Google:Quote:Apparently, once upon a time ale was not vented. The ale
Posted in thread: Speidel Braumeister (brewmaster) on 02-13-2012 at 04:11 AM
Considering one of these to replace my old Sabco Brew Magic. The Brew Magic has served me well,
and there's really no reason to replace it other than to simplify. I'm building a new home, and
Posted in thread: first cask on 12-30-2011 at 02:52 PM
I use 3 oz. cane sugar finings in my pins and 6 oz. in my firkin. caskaleathome.blogspot.com
Posted in thread: "cask" kegging at cellar temps on 12-14-2011 at 10:55 AM
I guess I should clarify...I understand it wont really be cask, hence the ""s. Ok, soooo, how
do I imitate cask beer with my setup in my 55 degree garage?55 is perfect. Use around 3oz sugar
Posted in thread: Sourdough starters and brewing on 12-12-2011 at 11:48 PM
I used to brew in my bakery and we make a lot of sourdough bread. Never had any problems.
Posted in thread: Real Ale at home? on 12-12-2011 at 08:05 PM
That pint looks great. And I just skimmed through your cask blog, really interesting...I bet if
you'd posted it here on HBT you'd have gotten a lot of inquisitive eyeballs!Welcome and