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Posted in thread: potential fermentation problem - St Chuck's Porter on 11-12-2008 at 10:44 PM
Wyeast usually recommend for cooler fermentations that you start around 20-22C and bring the
temperature down after fermentation has started.
Posted in thread: Batch size question? on 11-12-2008 at 10:40 PM
Or you could use the recipe formulation tool here: Hop and Grain Recipe Formulator - All Grain
RecipeIt's in litres, but easy to convert - 1 US Gallon = 23 litres.
Posted in thread: Double the Recipe Double the Fun on 09-04-2008 at 09:18 PM
If you want to increase the strength (and flavour) of a kit you can do so by simply adding less
water. I'm not sure how well it would work if you cut the volume in half as there are other
Posted in thread: Hi from the West Coast of New Zealand! on 06-28-2008 at 10:18 PM
Welcome, if the kit doesn't work out you can feed it to the sheep - I hear you have plenty of
them down your way :)
Posted in thread: Hello from Ireland on 06-28-2008 at 10:08 PM
Thanks, mosyslack, I've been to the US twice and I can return the compliment. I'll be making
the third trip quite soon when I head to Naples, Florida - but that's a work trip so I'll have
to keep the ...
Posted in thread: Hello from Ireland on 06-25-2008 at 11:08 AM
Hi Rick - make sure to try the Porter House in the templebar area of Dublin when you visit -
they brew their own and it's delicious.
Posted in thread: pH test strips on 06-24-2008 at 08:58 PM
My understanding is that the pH of the water is not that important - the quantities of
Calcium,Bicarbonate and other elements in the water are what determine what the pH will be
during the mash. I've ...
Posted in thread: Hello from Ireland on 06-24-2008 at 08:48 PM
Thanks, rmck1,Until now I've ordered most of my stuff from . The delivery charge is quite
good if you're ordering quite a bit but the prices are a little bit on the high side - I'll
check out the si...
Posted in thread: Hello from Ireland on 06-24-2008 at 03:19 PM
Thanks to everyone for the warm welcome. My favourite beers are Stouts and English Style Ales
(Bitters and Pale Ales) although in true Irish style I'll enjoy just about anything! :D One of
Posted in thread: Hello from Ireland on 06-23-2008 at 02:22 PM
Hello All,I guess I should introduce myself. I'm from County Antrim in N.Ireland and I've been
brewing for a few years now, doing all grain for the last two years. I just found this forum